15 Total Quotes

B.+F. Skinner Quotes

B. F. Skinner
We shouldn't teach great books; we should teach a love of reading.
B. F. Skinner
#American Psychologist #Books And Reading

B. F. Skinner
The consequences of an act affect the probability of it's occurring again.
B. F. Skinner
#Consequences

B. F. Skinner
The real question is not whether machines think but whether men do. The mystery which surrounds a thinking machine already surrounds a thinking man.
B. F. Skinner
#American Psychologist

B. F. Skinner
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.
B. F. Skinner
#American Psychologist #Design

B. F. Skinner
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.
B. F. Skinner
#Behavior

B. F. Skinner
If you're old, don't try to change yourself, change your environment.
B. F. Skinner
#American Psychologist

B. F. Skinner
The way positive reinforcement is carried out is more important than the amount.
B. F. Skinner
#American Psychologist

B. F. Skinner
Education is what survives when what has been learned has been forgotten.
B. F. Skinner
#Education

B. F. Skinner
Society attacks early, when the individual is helpless.
B. F. Skinner
#Society

B. F. Skinner
Education is what survives when what has been learnt has been forgotten.
B. F. Skinner
#Education #American Psychologist

B. F. Skinner
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.
B. F. Skinner
#Failure

B. F. Skinner
Give me a child and I'll shape him into anything.
B. F. Skinner
#Influence