B. F. Skinner Quotes

- Notable B. F. Skinner Quotes Index -

Born: March 20, 1904, Susquehanna, Pennsylvania, United States
Birth Country: USA
Died: Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States, August 18, 1990
Occupation: Academic

1.
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

2.
Education is what survives when what has been learned has been forgotten.
- B. F. Skinner

3.
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

4.
If you're old, don't try to change yourself, change your environment.
- B. F. Skinner

5.
Society attacks early, when the individual is helpless.
- B. F. Skinner

6.
The real problem is not whether machines think but whether men do.
- B. F. Skinner

7.
The way positive reinforcement is carried out is more important than the amount.
- B. F. Skinner

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