B. F. Skinner Quotes

13 B. F. Skinner quotes:

"The real problem is not whether machines think but whether men do."
Author: Skinner Quotes Category: Technology Quotes
"Education is what survives when what has been learned has been forgotten."
Author: Skinner Quotes Category: Education Quotes
"A failure is not always a mistake, it may simply be the best one can do under the circumstances. The real mistake is to stop trying."
Author: Skinner Quotes Category: Failure Quotes
"We shouldn't teach great books; we should teach a love of reading."
"If you're old, don't try to change yourself, change your environment."
"The real question is not whether machines think but whether men do. The mystery which surrounds a thinking machine already surrounds a thinking man."
"I did not direct my life. I didn't design it. I never made decisions. Things always came up and made them for me. That's what life is."
"The way positive reinforcement is carried out is more important than the amount."
"Education is what survives when what has been learnt has been forgotten."
"Physics does not change the nature of the world it studies, and no science of behavior can change the essential nature of man, even though both sciences yield technologies with a vast power to manipulate the subject matters."
Author: Skinner Quotes Category: Behavior Quotes
"The consequences of an act affect the probability of it's occurring again."
"Give me a child and I'll shape him into anything."
Author: Skinner Quotes Category: Influence Quotes
"Society attacks early, when the individual is helpless."
Author: Skinner Quotes Category: Society Quotes

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