Information Quotes

β€œThe internet has not just open-sourced ...

β€œThe internet has not just open-sourced information, it has also open-sourced insecurity, self-doubt, and shame.” - Mark Manson
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"Information without und...

"Information without understanding is as useless as knowledge without purpose."
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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." β€” Franklin P. Adams
πŸ“…οΈŽ 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.
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"For the robust, an error...

"For the robust, an error is information; for the fragile, an error is an error."
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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
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β€œBefore you become too entranced with gorgeous gadgets and mesmerizing video displays,...

β€œBefore 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
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"In the age of infor...

"In the age of information, ignorance is a choice." - Donny Miller
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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
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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." β€” Oscar Wilde
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β€œWithout consciousness, we wouldn't exist, and if we did exist,...

β€œWithout 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” β€” David Lynch
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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
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β€œIsn’t it amazing? In the information socie...

β€œIsn’t it amazing? In the information society, nobody thinks. We expected to banish paper, but we actually banished thought” -Ian Malcom
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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." β€” Carl Sagan
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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
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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
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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
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"Sometimes a pessimist is...

"Sometimes a pessimist is only an optimist with extra information." - Idries Shah
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"A wealth of informati...

"A wealth of information creates a poverty of attention." --Tony Schwartz
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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
πŸ“…οΈŽ 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
πŸ“…οΈŽ 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.
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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
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"Paranoia is just hav...

"Paranoia is just having the right information." --William S. Burroughs
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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)
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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)
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β€œMy idea of the modern Stoic sage is someone who transform...

β€œMy 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
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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.
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β€œWe are buried beneath the weight of information, which is being co...

β€œWe 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
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"The imagination is a d...

"The imagination is a dimension of nonlocal information." - Terence McKenna
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β€œThere is a principle which is a bar against all information, which is pro...

β€œThere 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
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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
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"We are drowning in in...

"We are drowning in information, and yet starving for wisdom." β€” Unknown
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Dating is collecting informatio...

Dating is collecting information about someone until you realize you don't like them. - Amber Tozer
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"The public likes entertainm...

"The public likes entertainment better than it likes information." - William Randolph Hearst
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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
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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
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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
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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."
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β€œWhen intelligent people read, they ask t...

β€œWhen intelligent people read, they ask themselves a simple question: What do I plan to do with this information?” – Ryan Holiday
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"I'm very concerned that our society is mu...

"I'm very concerned that our society is much more interested in information than wonder; in noise, rather than silence" - Fred Rogers
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Everybody gets so much informa...

Everybody gets so much information all day long that they lose their common sense - Gertrude Stein
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"It's better to have information you do...

"It's better to have information you don’t need than to need information you don’t have and may never possess." -- Bill Lewis
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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. β€” Tom Waits
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"My understanding is that espionage means giving secret or classified information to the ...

"My understanding is that espionage means giving secret or classified information to the enemy. Since Snowden shared information with the American people, his indictment for espionage could reveal (or confirm) that the US Government views you and me as the enemy." β€” Ron Paul
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