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Bad Information Quotes


"Information is bad for knowledge." - Nassim Nicholas Taleb

"All information is good, even when it is bad." - Neil Degrasse Tyson

"Theres so much more bad information than good information out there - everybodys got something to say and its usually wrong." - Cecily Strong

"There's so much more bad information than good information out there - everybody's got something to say and it's usually wrong." - Cecily Strong

"Information is light. Information in itself, about anything, is light." - Tom Stoppard

"Don't hide bad news. With multiple information channels available, bad news always becomes known. Be candid right from the start." - John C Maxwell

"There are no bad people, there are people with insufficient information to make appropriate decisions." - Jacque Fresco

"Ordinary people can spread good and bad information about brands faster than marketers." - Ray Johnson

"Never before in human history has more bad information been available to more people." - Scott Pelley

"Real choice is clear information and the right to walk away from a bad deal without leaving your wallet behind." - Jeff Merkley

"This is nothing new. It has proved meritorious because we have gathered significant information on bad guys and only on bad guys over the years." - Saxby Chambliss

"Information Overload = "information pollution"" - Jakob Nielsen

"More information and more communications foster world peace and understanding. But connecting extremist nut cases together on the Web - whatever flavor extremism they are - is a really bad thing. More information may not be a good thing, either." - Paul Saffo

"Never before in human history has more information been available to more people. But at the same time, never before in human history has more bad information been available to more people." - Scott Pelley

"We are drowning in information but starved for knowledge." - John Naisbitt

"Learning from programmed information always hides reality behind a screen." - Ivan Illich

"All the information you need can be given in dialogue." - Elmore Leonard

"I am very astonished that the scientific picture of the real world around me is very deficient. It gives a lot of factual information, puts all our experiences in a magnificently consistent order, but is ghastly silent about all and sundry that is really near to our heart, that really matters to us. It cannot tell us a word about red and blue, bitter and sweet, physical pain and physical delight; it knows nothing of beautiful and ugly, good or bad, god and eternity." - Erwin Schrodinger

"The consumer is getting fed up with shoddy material, poor quality, unsafe products, bad service, weak warranties, lack of adequate information - the whole gamut of such problems." - Virginia Knauer

"Any translation which intends to perform a transmitting function cannot transmit anything but information-hence, something inessential. This is the hallmark of bad translations." - Walter Benjamin

"There is no such thing as information overload, just bad design. If something is cluttered and/or confusing, fix your design." - Edward Tufte

"Illusions as bad as mine make people aware of the fallacies of visual information and the pleasure to be derived from such fallacies." - Vik Muniz

"In all situations where bad design decisions were made, people lacked some information that would have helped them make the right decision." - Jared Spool

"Any translation which intends to perform a transmitting function cannot transmit anything but information - hence, something inessential. This is the hallmark of bad translations." - Walter Benjamin

"A huge amount of what goes on in the Middle East has to do with people being fed really bad information." - Jimmy Wales

"This filing spike is a result of bad information being pushed on people, and then they file for bankruptcy out of fear." - Steve Bartlett

"I was one of the first generations to watch television. TV exposes people to news, to information, to knowledge, to entertainment. How is it bad?" - Tom Clancy

"There's a lot of bad information about TV Azteca in the market, but that's always an opportunity for smart and savvy investors." - Ricardo Salinas Pliego

"Americans need accurate information in order to consider Social Security reform. Too bad the media can't be counted upon to provide it." - Herman Cain

"There's a lot of health information available on your smart phone. There's financial information. There's your conversations, there's business secrets. There's an enormous long list of things that there's probably more information about you on here than exists in your home, right. Which makes it a lot more valuable to all the bad guys out there." - Tim Cook

"The "paperless office" is a bad idea because paper is one of the most useful and valuable media ever invented. "On paper" is a good place for information you want to use; a bad place for information you want to store." - David Gelernter

"Of all bad men religious bad men are the worst." - C S Lewis

"Bad marriages don't cause infidelity; infidelity causes bad marriages." - Frank Pittman

"They really are bad shots." - Charles De Gaulle

"Ensuring the access of all citizens to government information and to essential information for human development is a must for every democratic society." - Koichiro Matsuura

"Torture is how you create enemies, not how you defeat them... Torture is how you get bad information, not good intelligence. Torture is how you set back America's standing in the world, not how you strengthen it." - Barack Obama

"The accessibility and effective immortality of actual information is a magnificent phenomenon, a beautiful extension of human consciousness. It is too bad people find so many ways to abuse the internet, but that's just how things are." - Marilynne Robinson

"But why allow someone to make a bad choice when a little information might engender a better one? It's hard to wake up and see the sun if the blinds are pulled." - Kim Harrison

"A bad strategy will fail no matter how good your information is and lame execution will stymie a good strategy. If you do enough things poorly, you will go out of business." - Bill Gates

"At birth we are very much like a new hard drive - no viruses, no bad information, no crap that's been downloaded into it yet. It's what we feed into that hard drive that starts the corruption of the files." - Nikki Sixx

"The average guy is smart enough to know the difference between what works and what doesn't, and if you have bad information, sooner or later, you figure it out and you get onto something else." - Tom Clancy

"Wikipedia was offline after an overheating problem at one of its data centers. It was pretty bad. For a while there, people had nowhere to go for phony, inaccurate information." - Jay Leno

"People live longer today than they ever have. They live happier lives, have more knowledge, more information. All this is the result of communications technology. How is any of that bad?" - Tom Clancy

"Things will absolutely go wrong. In a healthy team, as soon as things go wrong, that information should be surfaced. Trying to hide or obscure bad news creates an environment of distrust or lack of transparency." - Steven Sinofsky

"More information is always better than less. When people know the reason things are happening, even if it's bad news, they can adjust their expectations and react accordingly. Keeping people in the dark only serves to stir negative emotions." - Simon Sinek

"I don't think I would worry about an oversaturation of information if it was indeed information. It is the slovenly, hasty traffic in cliche and sensationalism and bad reasoning that bothers me. I love finding arcane primary texts on the web. The people who think to put them up are heroes of mine." - Marilynne Robinson

"It's really difficult to get good information, and there's a reason for that. They're not letting journalists in. Whenever something really bad is happening, we always are dealing with uncertain information. Certainly what is happening there is qualitatively different from what happening in Abyei." - Rebecca Hamilton

"While knowledge is orderly and cumulative, information is random and miscellaneous." - Daniel J Boorstin

"The goal is to provide inspiring information that moves people to action." - Guy Kawasaki

"Information doesn't kill you." - Frank Zappa

"Information is control." - Joan Didion

"Information is power. -Humfrey" - Piers Anthony

"Information is alienated experience." - Jaron Lanier

"Information is not knowledge." - Albert Einstein

"True information does good." - Julian Assange

"War is 90% information." - Napoleon Bonaparte

"We think abortion is a bad thing." - Kate Michelman

"Bad spellers of the world untie!" - Adam Savage

"Every bad thing starts from creation." - Wu Shanzhuan

"Bad is never good until worse happens." - Proverbs

"Break the leg of a bad habit." - Proverbs

"Equal, adj. As bad as something else." - Ambrose Bierce

"Age is a bad traveling companion." - Proverbs

"With the Internet, the greatest disseminator of bad data and bad information the universe has ever known, it's become impossible to trust any news from any source at all, because it's filtered through this crazy yenta gossip line. It's impossible to know anything." - Harlan Ellison

"We are deluged with information. We have to process now three times as much data as we would have done 50 years ago. We're bombarded with tweets, with emails - a state of continuous disruption - and that's bad for our decision making and bad for our thinking." - Noreena Hertz

"Bad beginnings, bad endings." - Livy

"Sometimes bad is bad." - Huey Lewis

"A bad wound may heal, but a bad name will kill." - Proverbs

"Just providing information about how bad things are, or the statistics and data on incarceration by themselves, does lead to more depression and resignation and is not empowering. The information has to be presented in a way that's linked to the piece about encouraging students to think critically and creatively about how they might respond to injustice, and how young people have responded to injustice in the past." - Michelle Alexander

"Data isn't information; information isn't knowledge; knowledge isn't wisdom." - Ian Lowe

"Information is information; it is neither matter nor energy." - Norbert Wiener

"The cure to information overload is more information." - David Weinberger

"The organization of information actually creates new information." - Richard Saul Wurman

"Information appears to stew out of me naturally, like the precious otter of roses out of the otter." - Mark Twain

"Information is the hardest currency." - Andrew Vachss

"Information wants to be useful." - Larry Wall

"Not all information is beneficial." - Ben Bernanke

"Information without execution is poverty." - Tony Robbins

"Information wants to eat brie." - Evgeny Morozov

"Information wants to be free." - Stewart Brand

"Too much information about nothing." - Bob Dylan

"Information work is thinking work." - Bill Gates

"Give me inspiration over information." - Henri Cartier-Bresson

"Make information free for all." - Carla Hayden

"Optimism is lack of information." - Faina Ranevskaya

"I only ask for information." - Charles Dickens

"I ask merely for information." - Oscar Wilde

"Ideas are information taking shape." - Jim Rohn

"War is ninety percent information." - Napoleon Bonaparte

"I'm a sponge for information." - Nikki Sixx

"Money is information, like bits." - Fred Wilson

"By simply moving information and brushing information against information, any medium whatever creates vast wealth." - Marshall Mcluhan

"I don't put pressure on myself. When I put pressure on myself, then I just play bad. When I play bad, my team plays bad." - Carmelo Anthony

"Discrimination is a bad bad bad thing." - Emily Saliers

"There was no sign of Jules. "Bad news," said Elliot. "The man is sick. You're going to have to settle for me." "Sick?" Vee demanded. "How sick? What kind of excuse is sick?" "Sick as in it's coming out both ends." Vee scrunched her nose. "Too much information." - Becca Fitzpatrick

"I've always felt bad that I never had more information to give people when they asked me about it, but I guess people kind of got frustrated by that and they just started kind of making up their own sort of "well, we haven't heard that much" or "news hasn't changed so it must be going away"." - Jason Bateman

"There was no sign of Jules. "Bad news," said Elliot. "The man is sick. You're going to have to settle for me." "Sick?" Vee demanded. "How sick? What kind of excuse is sick?" "Sick as in it's coming out both ends." Vee scrunched her nose. "Too much information." - Becca Fitzpatrick

"It is commonly said that the Internet is unique in its ability to spread bad information to large numbers of people, but this is ridiculous, given that the Internet cannot begin to compete with CNN or the New York Times for this honour." - Philip E. Agre

"The manipulation of what's actually portrayed in the media, through the legal system, is pretty shocking, actually. You can see how someone you would never know can make a public figure look like a bad guy or a good guy just from the little information they let you know. My advice is to research everything. Don't just hide behind your Facebook posts. Research everything." - Ryan Guzman

"People live longer today than they ever have. They live happier lives, they have more knowledge, they have more information. All this is the result of communications technology and the tools with which man has equipped himself. How is any of that bad?" - Tom Clancy

"Whenever I felt tempted to, I don't know, watch cat videos or bad Netflix TV instead of writing this [Louis] Brandeis biography, I thought of his stern but kindly visage and buckled down and wrote the damn thing, because there's so much information out there, and these are such anxious times in democracy, such unreasonable times." - Jeffrey Rosen

"Torture is an impermissible evil. Except under two circumstances. The first is the ticking time bomb. An innocent's life is at stake. The bad guy you have captured possesses information that could save this life. He refuses to divulge. In such a case, the choice is easy." - Charles Krauthammer

"The science-fictional motif of lethal, infectious information - bad memes - is a fascinating one, with an extended history. One of the earliest instances is Robert W. Chambers's 'The King in Yellow' from 1895. Chambers's conceit is a malevolent play: read beyond Act II, and you go mad." - Paul Di Filippo

"Penetrating a company's security often starts with the bad guy obtaining some piece of information that seems so innocent, so everyday and unimportant, that most people in the organization don't see any reason why the item should be protected and restricted." - Kevin Mitnick

"Markets work best when there's lots of information available and a historical track record to go on; they excel at predicting things like horse races, election outcomes, and box-office results. But they're bad at predicting things like who will be the next Supreme Court nominee, as that depends on the whim of the president." - James Surowiecki

"Great marketing only makes a bad product fail faster." - David Ogilvy

"Never make bad predictions, especially about the futture." - Casey Stengel

"You got to be bad before you're good." - Ken Harrelson

"Attitudes determine our actions, for good or bad." - Dwight L Moody

"All the great speakers were bad speakers at first." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Read widely and with discrimination. Bad writing is contagious." - P D James

"Good or Bad? Good. That's what I thought" - Stephenie Meyer

"bad literature of the sort called amusing is spiritual gin." - George Eliot

"The only bad ideas are the ones never tried." - Michael Buckley

"good girls go to heaven and bad girls go everywhere" - Helen Gurley Brown

"I can be a good friend, or a bad enemy." - Richelle Mead

"Some things are good, some middling, more bad." - Martial

"Got to keep losing horses," he said drowsily. "Bad habit." - John Flanagan

"Love without faith is as bad as faith without love." - Henry Ward Beecher

"Accept yourself. But realize your behaviors can be bad." - David D Burns

"My grandma always said bad things don't last forever." - Lamar Odom

"A pessimist, confronted with two bad choices, chooses both." - Proverbs

"Parents are never as bad as kids think they are." - Matt Witten

"Beauty is skin deep, unless you have really bad tattoos." - Jacob Calle

"Good teachers are costly, but bad teachers cost more." - Bob Talbert

"There's no such thing as bad weather, only unsuitable clothing." - Alfred Wainwright

"Praise makes good men better and bad men worse." - Thomas Fuller

"Maybe the times we had, they weren't that bad" - Tomas Kalnoky

"A bad attitude is the only true handicap." - Scott Hamilton

"Good painters imitate nature, bad ones spew it up." - Miguel De Cervantes

"Bad laws make bad customs." - Jane Aiken Hodge

"Bad beliefs make bad behavior." - Warren Akin Candler

"It's bad. It's damned bad." - Abraham Lincoln

"You're not a bad person. But you sometimes do bad things. You know what that makes you? Human." - David D Burns

"We have always known that heedless self-interest was bad morals; we know now that it is bad economics." - Franklin D Roosevelt

"Information is the lifeblood of medicine and health information technology is destined to be the circulatory system for that information." - David Blumenthal

"We need both information and thinking. Information is no substitute for thinking and thinking is no substitute for information." - Edward De Bono

"There's no such thing as knowledge management; there are only knowledgeable people. Information only becomes knowledge in the hands of someone who knows what to do with it." - Peter Drucker

"As the age of information demands the simultaneous use of all our faculties, we discover that we are most at leisure when we are most intensely involved." - Marshall Mcluhan

"Acquiring literacy is an empowering process, enabling millions to enjoy access to knowledge and information which broadens horizons, increases opportunities and creates alternatives for building a better life." - Kofi Annan

"There is a principle which is a bar against all information, which cannot fail to keep a man in everlasting ignorance-that principle is contempt prior to investigation." - Herbert Spencer

"We spend the early years feeding our brains with information and the latter half trying not to think about it all." - George Carlin

"Why should I clutter my mind with general information when I have men around me who can supply any knowledge I need?" - Henry Ford

"Evolution is an inference from thousands of independent sources, the only conceptual structure that can make unified sense of all this disparate information." - Stephen Jay Gould

"Knowledge is not information, it's transformation." - Rajneesh

"The audience requires not information but drama." - David Mamet

"Transmitting information is easier than creating understanding." - Harold Evans

"Paranoia is just having the right information." - William S Burroughs

"To bankrupt a fool, give him information." - Nassim Nicholas Taleb

"Knowledge is power. Information is liberating," - Kofi Annan



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