The best Quotations


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

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

Education is what survives when what has been learnt has been forgetten.
- B. F. Skinner

Give me a child and i'll shape him into anything.
- 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

Society attacks early, when the individual is helpless.
- 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

It is disturbing to discover in oneself these curious revelations of the validity of the darwinian theory. if it is true that we have sprung from the ape, there are occasions when my own spring appears not to have been very far.
- Cornelia Otis Skinner

Women keep a special corner of their hearts for sins they have never committed.
- Cornelia Otis Skinner

Women's virtue is man's greatest invention.
- Cornelia Otis Skinner


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Quotation Tranquility is the old man's milk. - writer
Quotation An apology? Bah! Disgusting! Cowardly! Beneath the dignity of any gentleman, however wrong he might be. - writer
Quotation I feel sure that coups d'├ętat would go much better if there were seats, boxes, and stalls so that one could see what was happening and not miss anything. - writer
Quotation Censorship ends in logical completeness when nobody is allowed to read any books except the books nobody reads. - writer
Quotation The lack of belief is a defect that ought to be concealed when it cannot be overcome. - writer
Quotation I've been on a calendar, but I've never been on time. - writer