"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."
"The true sign of intelligence is not knowledge but imagination."Edward Thorndike on Albert Einstein
"Information is not knowledge."Edward Thorndike on Albert Einstein
"A people without the knowledge of their past history, origin and culture is like a tree without roots."Edward Thorndike on Marcus Garvey
"Knowledge of what is does not open the door directly to what should be."Edward Thorndike on Albert Einstein
"Ignorance is the curse of God knowledge is the wing wherewith we fly to heaven."Edward Thorndike on William Shakespeare
"Just as the science and art of agriculture depend upon chemistry and botany, so the art of education depends upon physiology and psychology."
"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."
"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."