Learning is more effective when it is an active rather than a passive process.— Kurt Lewin
The most heartwarming Kurt Lewin quotes that are glad to read
If you want truly to understand something, try to change it.
A successful individual typically sets his next goal somewhat, but not too much, above his last achievement.
There is nothing so practical as a good theory.
When we are young we are like a flowing river - and then we freeze.
Fortunately I experienced Max Wertheimer's teaching in Berlin and collaborated for over a decade with Wolfgang Köhler. I need not emphasize my debts to these outstanding personalities. The fundamental ideas of Gestalt theory are the foundation of all our investigations in the field of the will, of affection, and of the personality.
Social action, just like physical action, is steered by perception.
The American culture ideal of the "self-made-man," of everyone "standing on his own feet" seemed as tragic a picture as the initiative-destroying dependence on a benevolent despot. He felt and perceived clearly that we all need continuous help from each other, and that this type of interdependence is the greatest challenge to maturity of individual and group functioning.
Experience alone does not create knowledge.
Every psychological event depends upon the state of the person and at the same time on the environment, although their relative importance is different in different cases
No research without action, no action without research.
A successful individual typically sets his next goal somewhat but not too much above his last achievement. In this way he steadily raises his level of aspiration.