"Human education is concerned with certain changes in the intellects, characters and behavior of men, its problems being roughly included under these four topics: Aims, materials, means and methods."
"Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world."Edward Thorndike on Nelson Mandela
"The only thing that interferes with my learning is my education."Edward Thorndike on Albert Einstein
"It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it."Edward Thorndike on Aristotle
"My mother said I must always be intolerant of ignorance but understanding of illiteracy. That some people, unable to go to school, were more educated and more intelligent than college professors."Edward Thorndike on Maya Angelou
"Education is an admirable thing, but it is well to remember from time to time that nothing that is worth knowing can be taught."Edward Thorndike on Oscar Wilde
"Just as the science and art of agriculture depend upon chemistry and botany, so the art of education depends upon physiology and psychology."
"There is no reasoning, no process of inference or comparison there is no thinking about things, no putting two and two together there are no ideas - the animal does not think of the box or of the food or of the act he is to perform."
"Human folk are as a matter of fact eager to find intelligence in animals."
"From the lowest animals of which we can affirm intelligence up to man this type of intellect is found."
"The real difference between a man's scientific judgments about himself and the judgment of others about him is he has added sources of knowledge."