Psychology helps to measure the probability that an aim is attainable.
This growth in the number, speed of formation, permanence, delicacy and complexity of associations possible for an animal reaches its acme in the case of man.
Human folk are as a matter of fact eager to find intelligence in animals.
The intellectual evolution of the race consists in an increase in the number, delicacy, complexity, permanence and speed of formation of such associations.
The dog, on the other hand, has few or no ideas because his brain acts in coarse fashion and because there are few connections with each single process.
He who learns and runs away, lives to learn another day.
To the intelligent man with an interest in human nature it must often appear strange that so much of the energy of the scientific world has been spent on the study of the body and so little on the study of the mind.
Amongst the minds of animals that of man leads, not as a demigod from another planet, but as a king from the same race.
Just as the science and art of agriculture depend upon chemistry and botany, so the art of education depends upon physiology and psychology.
Colors fade, temples crumble, empires fall, but wise words endure.
Last Update: 9 August 2022
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