If you’re old, don’t try to change yourself, change your environment.

B. F. Skinner

Society attacks early, when the individual is helpless.

B. F. Skinner

Education is what survives when what has been learned has been forgotten.

B. F. Skinner

The consequences of an act affect the probability of it’s occurring again.

B. F. Skinner

The real problem is not whether machines think but whether men do.

B. F. Skinner

The way positive reinforcement is carried out is more important than the amount.

B. F. Skinner

We shouldn’t teach great books; we should teach a love of reading.

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

Give me a child and I’ll shape him into anything.

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

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