A person who has been punished is not less inclined to behave in a given way; at best, he learns how to avoid punishment.
B. F. Skinner
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Author: B. F. Skinner
I didn't say any of this to my sister. How I saw her being broken into mediocrity and motherhood; he
The best sci-fi stories use the fantastical to remind us of the reality of who we are today, the hop
Julio Alexi Genao
We are not our own light.
I am a religious person, although I am not a believer.
Mathematics and poetry are the two ways to drink the beauty of truth.
When you make a commitment, you build trust. when you keep it, you build trust.
But deep this truth impress'd my mind: Thro' all His works abroad,The heart benevolent and kindThe m
What might be considered loyalty in onesociety might not necessarily be the same for another.
Gloria D. Gonsalves
Every day is as amazing as we decide it is.
When you are success oriented it is much easier to succeed than to fail.
...you belong here, and it’s time you realize it. No one put a Scarlet A on your chest. This church
I just want a friend who “gets” me and then wants to keep me—flaws and all.
The fool's crime is the crime that is found out and the wise man's crime is the crime that is not fo
Wind has no feet,but travels great distances,and has no hands,but carries great objects.
Self-awareness happens when we become aware of other people, things and places around us and how we
Living and dying are, in a sense, of equal value.
It's true that when you read YA you rarely have to read about middle-aged men having affairs. Person
We’d all agreed that we’d outgrown jumping rope, but Shady had given me such a nice gift of a skippi
The existence of conscious minds and their access to the evident truth of ethics and methematics are
You can never please everybody, don't even try.
Youth is a blind incongruous beast. It craves food but does not eat, is too timid to eat; it need si
With religion we divide people. With unconditional love we bring them under the same umbrella.
If doctors are paid the same salary as bus drivers, community would not be crazy about making their
Nouman Ali Khan
You call yourself an Atheist because you don’t believe in the supernatural. But one thing you do not
King Samuel Benson
The flawlessly beautiful were flawlessy happy, weren't they? To Kristy this had always seemed self-e
Peace is a product of both patience and persistence.
I'm a great believer in luck and I find the harder I work the more I have of it.
It is not a dream that someday, nations will be able to settle their difficulties without war, just
I did not know that mankind were suffering for want of gold. I have seen a little of it. I know that
Henry David Thoreau
I think people under age 55 come to Vegas with a certain sense of irony.
Deep down we all know that freedom is a choice, yet so many of us don’t feel that truth.
O Lord, Thy Word, heals my wounds.
There should be a rule against your own inner monologue throwing around that much sarcasm.
And Pearl, stepping in, mid-leg deep, beheld her own white feet at the bottom, while out of a still
1. “Being able to depend on a person’s integrity lays a solid foundation for a relationship built on
Susan C. Young
I felt that I had been driven from the temple where for nineteen years, along with other believers,
Entrepreneur starts with an exaggeration, converts to a dream and then ends it with a vision!
Jasleen Kaur Gumber
The universe is God's son.
Life And Living
A well hit golf shot is a feeling that goes up the shaft, right through your hands and into your hea
Religion without reason is merely an illusion of religion – it is a mockery of religion, like it has
Timing degree and conviction are the three wise men in this life.
R. I. Fitzhenry
Democracy without respect for individual rights sucks. It's just ganging up against the weird kid, a
It is a sign of the times that the absence of meaningful ID requirements in many states leaves our v
Here's all you have to know about men and women: women are crazy, men are stupid. And the main reaso
My life, my soul is anything but finished hence it is not perfect. Only masterpieces are finished an
I personally believe we developed language because of our deep inner need to complain.
You can’t substitute material things for love or for gentleness or for tenderness or for a sense of
I'm sorry you lost the suit,' he said.She shrugged.'At this point, it was mostly a metaphor anyway,'
James S.A. Corey
An adventure is nothing but a story. After the adventure ends, it’s nothing but a memory; a shadow o
Alex Z. Moores
I lend people money, but I'd never lend something that would jeopardise a friendship if I didn't get
To lose focus means to lose energy. The absolutely wrong thing to attempt when we've lost focus is t
Clarissa Pinkola Estés
At the end of the day, sleep is a barometer of your emotional health. And so if you're not in the ri
People make promises that they have every intention of keeping at the time but when it comes to cash
Sometimes, God doesn’t send you into a battle to win it; he sends you to end it.
Shannon L. Alder
What’s it like, for you to sense me?” she asked. Her eyes were wide now, emerald green in the lampli
Spiritual space is lost in gaining convenience. I saw the need to create a mixture of Japanese spiri
Positivity brings about a peace of mind which in turn relaxes your whole being.
To country people Cows are mild,And flee from any stick they throw;But I’m a timid town bred child,A
A girl does not treat a possible lover with unvarying simplicity and directness. In all its phases,
Thomas Bailey Aldrich
The challenge of being authentic for people pleasers is that we really want people to like and accep
Susan C. Young
We look at the world once, in childhood.The rest is memory
The ruin of a man's teaching comes of his followers, such as having never touched the foundation he
You know, I went through life and found that the bravest people are the ones who don’t mind looking
I don't believe in revenge. When people are bullies it's because of a deeper-rooted issue - either t
What do we live for, if not to make life less difficult for each other?
If we wish to understand our own place on earth, we must seek to understand those who have gone on b
A future as lonely as the surface of the moon and still just the sight of him feels like a homecomin
The Smile won Matthew extra time before bed, extra Christmas pudding, extra anything he wanted. Adul
A world full of "certainties"All the plans, all the vanities.Where black covers the whiteSuited in "
A seed today is a forest tomorrow.
It's my turn to see you through,' she whispers, coming back to me and wrapping me in her blanket as
It is like a voyage of discovery into unknown lands, seeking not for new territory but for new knowl
Make no mistake. I take these children seriously. It is not possible to see too much in them, to ove
You Know love when you see it, hear it, and feel it." ~ Amunhotep El Bey
Amunhotep El Bey
I don't have much experience, but the few times when I would go on a date with a girl - like when I
Just as much as you cannot stop growing feelings for a certain man, there’s no switch to turn off yo
You have a dress with a décolletage to emphasise your breasts. I suppose the cleavage is the proper
I talk to people of different ages, and a guy who's 38 who says, 'I could've played Major League Bas
This worldly knowledge is not called (Real) Knowledge. It is worldly knowledge. The scriptural knowl
A totally new kind of education is needed in the world. The person who is born to be a poet is provi
Happiness is very simple. To be happy, think happiness.
At what point in your life do you say I have had enough... money, food, clothes, these possessions t
We stopped to browse in the cases, and now that William - with his new glasses on his nose - could l
Almost none of the poetries I admire stick to their labels, native or adopted ones. Rather, they are
Changing The W…
If I can change the way you think, I can help you to incredibly success".
…it was not whim or wildness which made me go, but a sudden clear realization that tho you were the
You have no control over how your story begins or ends. But by now, you should know that all things
It's a losing battle at this point,but so was the alamo
Mary Elizabeth Summer
Kill the blames and you will put your shames into blazing flames. Look for solutions, not problems!
Treason is a matter of the date, Proctor
The wise man puts all his eggs in one basket and watches the basket.
Nature arms each man with some faculty which enables him to do easily some feat impossible to any ot
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Everywhere man is confronted with fate, with the chance of achieving something through his own suffe
Viktor E. Frankl
My father was the Prime Minister of Pakistan. My grandfather had been in politics, too; however, my
The man who is admired for the ingenuity of his larceny is almost always rediscovering some earlier
John Kenneth Galbraith
What sinks of iniquity these little villages can be
If she opened the closet with her skeletons, they might drag her in with them.
School boards can be a steppingstone to higher forms of political leadership.
Death And Dying
It is better to die honorably and render yourself immortal than live to old age and fade to dust.
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