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B. F. Skinner quotes (10)

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.
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Education is what survives when what has been learned has been forgotten.
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Give me a child and I'll shape him into anything.
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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.
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If you're old, don't try to change yourself, change your environment.
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Society attacks early, when the individual is helpless.
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The consequences of an act affect the probability of it's occurring again.
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The real problem is not whether machines think but whether men do.
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The way positive reinforcement is carried out is more important than the amount.
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We shouldn't teach great books; we should teach a love of reading.
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