Inform Quotes

“You aren’t entitled to your opinion. You ...

“You aren’t entitled to your opinion. You are entitled to your informed opinion. No one is entitled to be ignorant.”- Harlan Ellison
📅︎ Feb 29
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“The internet has not just open-sourced ...

“The internet has not just open-sourced information, it has also open-sourced insecurity, self-doubt, and shame.” - Mark Manson
📅︎ Mar 11
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"Information without und...

"Information without understanding is as useless as knowledge without purpose."
📅︎ Mar 17
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"I find that a great part of the information I ...

"I find that a great part of the information I have was acquired by looking up something and finding something else on the way." — Franklin P. Adams
📅︎ Feb 21
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To be able to detect the outbreak of avian flu anywhere in the world is going to require a ...

To be able to detect the outbreak of avian flu anywhere in the world is going to require a partnership of several countries that will share information and samples, but it is important to remember a threat anywhere is a threat everywhere. 2005 Congressman Michael C. Burgess M.D.
📅︎ Feb 16
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"For the robust, an error...

"For the robust, an error is information; for the fragile, an error is an error."
📅︎ Jan 27
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"Nonconsequential thinking is a veritable plague in the world today that is only...

"Nonconsequential thinking is a veritable plague in the world today that is only growing with the speed and ease of access to information, which gives people the illusion that they are informed and have thought deeply about things." -Robert Greene
📅︎ Dec 25
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"You are not entitled to your opinion. You...

"You are not entitled to your opinion. You are entitled to your informed opinion. No one is entitled to be ignorant.”~ Harlan Ellison
📅︎ Nov 14
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“Before you become too entranced with gorgeous gadgets and mesmerizing video displays,...

“Before you become too entranced with gorgeous gadgets and mesmerizing video displays, let me remind you that information is not knowledge, knowledge is not wisdom, and wisdom is not foresight. Each grows out of the other, and we need them all.” ― Arthur C. Clarke
📅︎ Sep 14
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"When you look at yourself from a universal standpoint, s...

"When you look at yourself from a universal standpoint, something inside always reminds or informs you that there are bigger and better things to worry about." — Albert Einstein
📅︎ May 17
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"In the age of infor...

"In the age of information, ignorance is a choice." - Donny Miller
📅︎ Nov 02
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“Some problems are so complex that you have t...

“Some problems are so complex that you have to be highly intelligent and well informed just to be undecided about them.” -- Laurence J. Peter
📅︎ Oct 24
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It is not the medias job to make op...

It is not the medias job to make opinions for others, but to inform the people so that they can make their own.
📅︎ Apr 15
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"We are buried beneath the weight of information, which is being co...

"We are buried beneath the weight of information, which is being confused with knowledge; quantity is being confused with abundance, and wealth with happiness. We are monkeys with money and guns." - Tom Waits
📅︎ Jun 22
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"It is a very sad thing that...

"It is a very sad thing that nowadays there is so little useless information." — Oscar Wilde
📅︎ Oct 22
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“Without consciousness, we wouldn't exist, and if we did exist,...

“Without consciousness, we wouldn't exist, and if we did exist, we wouldn't know it. It's awareness, it's existence, it's I am-ness. Consciousness is very different from information” — David Lynch
📅︎ Oct 21
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"Underneath the molecules, atoms, and particles there is ...

"Underneath the molecules, atoms, and particles there is another layer of reality that is coming to light. It is a layer that is based on information." -- Physicist Brain Greene
📅︎ Oct 19
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“Isn’t it amazing? In the information socie...

“Isn’t it amazing? In the information society, nobody thinks. We expected to banish paper, but we actually banished thought” -Ian Malcom
📅︎ Sep 14
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"All of the books in the world contain no more information...

"All of the books in the world contain no more information than is broadcast as video in a single large American city in a single year. Not all bits have equal value." — Carl Sagan
📅︎ Oct 02
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"Whoever controls the image and information of the past determines what and...

"Whoever controls the image and information of the past determines what and how future generations will think; whoever controls the information and images of the present determines how those same people will view the past." ~ Orwell
📅︎ Aug 28
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"Where is the wisdom we have lost i...

"Where is the wisdom we have lost in knowledge? Where is the knowledge we have lost in information?" ~ T.S. Eliot
📅︎ Sep 04
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''Censorship no longer works by hiding information from you; censorshi...

''Censorship no longer works by hiding information from you; censorship works by flooding you with immense amount of misinformation - of irrelevant information- until you are just unable to focus". -Yuval Noah Harari
📅︎ Apr 28
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“Be a nuisance where it counts; Do your part to inform and stimulate the public to join your...

“Be a nuisance where it counts; Do your part to inform and stimulate the public to join your action. Be depressed, discouraged, and disappointed at failure and the disheartening effects of ignorance, greed, corruption and bad politics—but never give up.” -- Marjory Stoneman Douglas
📅︎ Feb 22
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"Sometimes a pessimist is...

"Sometimes a pessimist is only an optimist with extra information." - Idries Shah
📅︎ Apr 29
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" A memorandum is written no...

" A memorandum is written not to inform the reader but to protect the writer." Dean Acheson
📅︎ Apr 28
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"A wealth of informati...

"A wealth of information creates a poverty of attention." --Tony Schwartz
📅︎ Jun 20
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"If the value of information lies on a spectrum from least to most valuable, it follows th...

"If the value of information lies on a spectrum from least to most valuable, it follows that they who acquire the more valuable information become inherently more valuable than others. Of course, that information must be acted upon for the value to be realised." - Ravi Silari
📅︎ Jun 20
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Millennials grew up with MTV and now they watch Colbert. We, on the other hand, ...

Millennials grew up with MTV and now they watch Colbert. We, on the other hand, grew up with the internet, so we have no centralized source of information that controls what we think and we filter out the truth for ourselves, we aren't lazy. -Soph
📅︎ May 16
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What is the difference between Mark Zuckerberg and me? I give private info...

What is the difference between Mark Zuckerberg and me? I give private information on corporations to you for free, and I'm a villain... Zuckerberg gives your private information to corporations for money and he's man of the year.
📅︎ Apr 08
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"I think we risk becoming the b...

"I think we risk becoming the best informed society that has ever died of ignorance." - Rubén Blades
📅︎ Mar 11
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I can make a decision with 30% ...

I can make a decision with 30% of the information, anything more than 80% is too much. - Colin Powell
📅︎ May 22
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"The US publishing industry is publishing nonfiction books...

"The US publishing industry is publishing nonfiction books whose purpose is not to inform but to entertain in the most debased fashion, pornography without the sex." - Piero Scaruffi
📅︎ Jan 11
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"Paranoia is just hav...

"Paranoia is just having the right information." --William S. Burroughs
📅︎ May 20
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"His world is under anesthetic, subdivided and synthetic. His reliance on the giants in t...

"His world is under anesthetic, subdivided and synthetic. His reliance on the giants in the science of the day. He picks up scraps of information, he's adept at adaptation. Because for strangers and arrangers constant change is here to stay." ~Neil Peart (Rush - Digital Man)
📅︎ May 23
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"And the only thing worse than receiving...

"And the only thing worse than receiving all your information from one source, is believing it entirely" - D (from Inspection)
📅︎ May 23
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“My idea of the modern Stoic sage is someone who transform...

“My idea of the modern Stoic sage is someone who transforms fear into prudence, pain into information, mistakes into initiation, and desire into undertaking.” - Nassim Nicholas Taleb
📅︎ May 01
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Make your mind still by controlling the flow of inform...

Make your mind still by controlling the flow of information that reaches your brain. Control of thoughts by ignoring them. Calmness is what you need in the modern world.
📅︎ Mar 24
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“We are buried beneath the weight of information, which is being co...

“We are buried beneath the weight of information, which is being confused with knowledge; quantity is being confused with abundance and wealth with happiness. We are monkeys with money and guns.” - Tom Waits
📅︎ May 14
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"The imagination is a d...

"The imagination is a dimension of nonlocal information." - Terence McKenna
📅︎ Feb 21
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"The more informed you are...

"The more informed you are, the less arrogant and aggressive you are" - Nelson Mandela
📅︎ Jan 28
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"You are not entitled to your opinion. You...

"You are not entitled to your opinion. You are entitled to your informed opinion. No one is entitled to be ignorant." - Harlan Ellison
📅︎ Jun 16
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“Memory and imagination in...

“Memory and imagination inform each other. But it’s a watery line there.” — Mary Karr
📅︎ Sep 21
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“There is a principle which is a bar against all information, which is pro...

“There is a principle which is a bar against all information, which is proof against all arguments and which cannot fail to keep a man in everlasting ignorance - that principle is contempt prior to investigation.” Herbert Spencer
📅︎ Feb 13
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“If you don’t read the newspaper, y...

“If you don’t read the newspaper, you’re uninformed. If you read the newspaper, you’re misinformed.” – Mark Twain
📅︎ Sep 24
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"When one sees in a Machiavellian way that everyone around them is a filter of information...

"When one sees in a Machiavellian way that everyone around them is a filter of information, one can begin passing information selectively through the filters for a tactical effect. Information flows through people like streams. Some end, others turn into rivers." - Ravi Silari
📅︎ Jan 03
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"We are drowning in in...

"We are drowning in information, and yet starving for wisdom." — Unknown
📅︎ Aug 04
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Be more inf...

Be more informed on intent not content.
📅︎ Dec 31
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Dating is collecting informatio...

Dating is collecting information about someone until you realize you don't like them. - Amber Tozer
📅︎ Sep 27
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“And a new philosophy emerged called quantum physics, which suggest that the individual’s funct...

“And a new philosophy emerged called quantum physics, which suggest that the individual’s function is to inform and be informed. You really exist only when you’re in a field sharing and exchanging information. You create the realities you inhabit.” ― Timothy Leary, Chaos & Cyber Culture
📅︎ Dec 13
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"... owing to the bad example we have set them in all things, that these natives from doing n...

"... owing to the bad example we have set them in all things, that these natives from doing no evil have turned into people who can do no good... 'I inform your Majesty... I beg God to pardon me, ... seeing that I am the last to die of the conquistadors.'" - Mansio Serra de Leguizamón
📅︎ Apr 03
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"You are not entitled to your opinion. You...

"You are not entitled to your opinion. You are entitled to your informed opinion. No one is entitled to be ignorant." - Harlan Ellison
📅︎ Sep 14
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“You are not entitled to your opinion. You...

“You are not entitled to your opinion. You are entitled to your informed opinion. No one is entitled to be ignorant.” - Harlan Ellison
📅︎ Apr 23
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"You are not entitled to your opinion. You...

"You are not entitled to your opinion. You are entitled to your informed opinion. No one is entitled to be ignorant" - Harlan Ellison
📅︎ Jun 14
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"The public likes entertainm...

"The public likes entertainment better than it likes information." - William Randolph Hearst
📅︎ Jul 31
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"The man who never looks into a newspaper is better informed than he who r...

"The man who never looks into a newspaper is better informed than he who reads them; inasmuch as he who knows nothing is nearer to truth than he whose mind is filled with falsehoods & errors.” – Thomas Jefferson, 14 June 1807
📅︎ May 24
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"What the human being is best at doing is in...

"What the human being is best at doing is interpreting all new information so that their prior conclusions remain intact." - Warren Buffett
📅︎ Jun 21
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"What the human being is best at doing is in...

"What the human being is best at doing is interpreting all new information so that their prior conclusions remain intact." - Warren Buffett
📅︎ Jan 26
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"You are not entitled to your opinion. You...

"You are not entitled to your opinion. You are entitled to your informed opinion. No one is entitled to be ignorant." - Harlan Ellison
📅︎ Jan 06
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"Just look at us. Everything is backwards, everything is upside down. Doctors destroy health, ...

"Just look at us. Everything is backwards, everything is upside down. Doctors destroy health, lawyers destroy justice, psychiatrists destroy minds, scientists destroy truth, major media destroys information, religions destroy spirituality and governments destroy freedom." -Michael Ellner
📅︎ Apr 23
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"Paradoxically, the increasingly democratic dissemination of information, rat...

"Paradoxically, the increasingly democratic dissemination of information, rather than producing an educated public, has instead created an army of ill-informed and angry citizens who denounce intellectual achievement and distrust experts."
📅︎ Dec 13
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“When intelligent people read, they ask t...

“When intelligent people read, they ask themselves a simple question: What do I plan to do with this information?” – Ryan Holiday
📅︎ May 03
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