Education is what survives when what had been learned has been forgotten.
We shouldn't teach great books; we should teach a love of reading.
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Love begins with a smile, grows with a kiss, and ends with a teardrop.- Augustine of Hippo
I love everything that’s old: old friends, old times, old manners, old books, old wines.- Oliver Goldsmith
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|Birth:||20th March, 1904|
|Death:||18th August, 1990|
Burrhus Frederic Skinner was an American psychologist, behaviorist, author, inventor, and social philosopher. He was the Edgar Pierce Professor of Psychology at Harvard University from 1958 until his retirement in 1974. Skinner invented the operant conditioning chamber, innovated his own philosophy of science called radical behaviorism, and founded his own school of experimental research psychology the experimental analysis of behavior. His analysis of human behavior culminated in his work Verbal Behavior, which has recently seen enormous increase in interest experimentally and in applied settings. In a June 2002 survey, Skinner was listed as the most influential psychologist of the 20th century. He was a prolific author who published 21 books and 180 articles.
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