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Gathering Information Quotes


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

"It's only gossip if you repeat it. Until then, it's gathering information." - Mercedes Lackey

"When you're feeling lost, take heart. It's just your brain gathering the information it needs to make good decisions." - Josh Kaufman

"Man in the electronic age has no possible environment except the globe and no possible occupation except information-gathering." - Marshall Mcluhan

"What greater blessing to give thanks for at a family gathering than the family and the gathering." - Robert Brault

"Nilekani's technocratic obsession with gathering data is consistent with that of Bill Gates, as though lack of information is what is causing world hunger." - Arundhati Roy

"We are most probably here for local information-gathering and local-Universe problem-solving in support of the integrity of eternally regenerative Universe." - R Buckminster Fuller

"I'm really enjoying learning new ideas because eventually I want to become a manager myself so I'm gathering all this information from managers now and previously." - John Terry

"Young people live in a society in which every institution becomes an "inspection regime" - recording, watching, gathering information and storing data." - Henry Giroux

"It's ironic that this amazing invention of the Internet has made information gathering easier available than ever, but that this platform also helps spread misinformation." - William

"Most of us who work as professional futurists never really stop gathering information - you never know when a provocative, potentially disruptive new development might appear." - Jamais Cascio

"Knowledge created a new culture of business derived from the information gathering and analysis capabilities of first the mainframe and then the PC." - Steven Sinofsky

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

"Information is not knowledge." - Albert Einstein

"War is 90% information." - Napoleon Bonaparte

"The normal way of gathering information is through sound: when you hear information that you want to gather, you look in its direction, you see what it is, if you choose you can get closer, you can see it, you can touch, and then, finally, the most committed form of data gathering is to taste it and eat it. But for the urbanite, we're cut off from our primary sense, and I want to stress that - our primary sense of gathering information about the place that we're living in - and instead, we're in a war zone." - Gordon Hempton

"This is a gathering of Lovers. In this gathering there is no high, no low, no smart, no ignorant, no special assembly, no grand discourse, no proper schooling required. There is no master, no disciple. This gathering is more like a drunken party, full of tricksters, fools, mad men and mad women. This is a gathering of Lovers." - Rumi

"He first that useful secret did explain, That pricking corns foretold the gathering rain." - John Gay

"One must spend time in gathering knowledge to give it out richly." - Edmund Clarence Stedman

"There is no gathering the rose without being pricked by the thorns." - Panchatantra

"We must exclude someone from our gathering, or we shall be left with nothing." - E M Forster

"...the ocean kept falling into itself, gathering itself up, and falling into itself again." - Erica Jong

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

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

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

"There is already a mountain of evidence that Saddam Hussein is gathering weapons for the purpose of using them. And adding additional information is like adding a foot to Mount Everest" - Ari Fleischer

"IBM is helping to greatly advance and expedite quality sampling while providing our project investigators peace of mind that the information they are gathering is securely stored and protected." - H G Wells

"Twitter and Facebook are brilliant- tools, the journalistic uses of which are still being plumbed. They are great for disseminating interesting material. They are useful for gathering information, including from places that are inaccessible." - Bill Keller

"There is already a mountain of evidence that Saddam Hussein is gathering weapons for the purpose of using them. And adding additional information is like adding a foot to Mount Everest." - Ari Fleischer

"As an actress, I'm constantly watching different shows and films and am always gathering information and inspiration for characters and techniques to make my performances the best they can be." - Rachel G Fox

"Twitter and Facebook are brilliant tools, the journalistic uses of which are still being plumbed. They are great for disseminating interesting material. They are useful for gathering information, including from places that are inaccessible." - Bill Keller

"We will use all lawful tools at our disposal, and that includes authorities under the renewed PATRIOT Act. We firmly believe that our intelligence gathering tools must enable us to collect the information we need to protect the American people." - John O Brennan

"Information wants to be useful." - Larry Wall

"Not all information is beneficial." - Ben Bernanke

"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

"Make information free for all." - Carla Hayden

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

"War is ninety percent information." - Napoleon Bonaparte

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

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

"At Baupost, we constantly ask: 'What should we work on today?' We keep calling and talking. We keep gathering information. You never have perfect information. So you work, work and work. Sometimes we thumb through ValuLine. How you fill your inbox is very important." - Seth Klarman

"Gathering of the Vibes is a gathering of the elders, a gathering of the youth, a gathering of family" - Steve Kimock

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

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

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

"People read fiction for emotion-not information" - Sinclair Lewis

"People don't want information; they want epiphanies." - Sam Horn

"There is always more information than attention" - Tim Ferriss

"The world is too full of information." - Peter Eisenman

"It's not information overload. It's filter failure." - Clay Shirky

"Narrative tension is primarily about withholding information," - Ian Mcewan

"Too much information is rather deadening." - Willa Cather

"We should not confuse information with knowledge." - T S Eliot

"Phones are powerful at providing information." - Kathy Calvin

"Minimum information given with maximum politeness." - Jackie Kennedy

"Information is a negotiator's greatest weapon." - Victor Kiam

"Entertainment and information work well together." - Marvin Sapp

"What I care about is maximum information." - Brian Kilmeade

"We live by information, not by sight." - Baltasar Gracian

"The key to security is public information." - Margaret Chase Smith

"Some information I just keep to myself." - Arnold Schwarzenegger

"Good information is the best medicine." - Michael E. DeBakey

"Information is the resolution of uncertainty." - Claude Shannon

"Information: the negative reciprocal value of probability." - Claude Shannon

"Less information often leads to more interpretation." - John Paul Caponigro

"When your staff are 'information-rich', their information can make you rich!" - Ron Kaufman

"An individual without information can't take responsibility. An individual with information can't help but take responsibility." - Jan Carlzon

"Information design addresses the organization and presentation of data: its transformation into valuable, meaningful information." - Nathan Shedroff

"The goal is to turn data into information, and information into insight." - Carly Fiorina

"Information is not power. Power is power. But what turns information into power is action." - Rinku Sen

"Emotions are messengers that carry information. Spiritual growth depends upon receiving that information & using it." - Gary Zukav

"Information, knowledge, is power. If you can control information, you can control people." - Tom Clancy

"Whenever you have something looping, you essentially have something generating information with less information." - Tristan Perich

"The information I requested under the Freedom of Information Act has been blocked for two years." - Sibel Edmonds

"When information is infinite, individual pieces of information are worth nothing." - Charles K Kao

"We're not in an information age anymore. We're in the information management age." - Chris Hardwick

"If information wants to be free, then that's true everywhere, not just in information technology." - Mitch Kapor

"Data is not information, information is not knowledge, knowledge is not understanding, understanding is not wisdom." - Clifford Stoll

"Retailing has gone from an information-scarce to an information-rich environment." - Erik Brynjolfsson

"You can have data without information, but you cannot have information without data." - Daniel Keys Moran

"I just think we as consumers of information media must be very clear what it is we are consuming. Whether we are choosing to get our information by listening to people fight about it. Or whether we're choosing to get it by listening to the facts or watching the facts as they're laid out and then reaching our own conclusions. It's very different ways of info gathering, but it's not all journalism." - Gwen Ifill

"Rarely have Americans lived through so much change, in so many ways, in so short a time. Quietly, but with gathering force, the ground has shifted beneath our feet as we have moved into an Information Age, a global economy, a truly new world." - William J Clinton

"Creativity is the generation and initial development of new, useful ideas. Innovation is the successful implementation of those ideas in an organization. Thus, no innovation is possible without the creative processes that mark the front end of the process: identifying important problems and opportunities, gathering relevant information, generating new ideas, and exploring the validity of those ideas." - Teresa Amabile

"Don't let a single comic moment pass you by; then help the audience get the laughs. Give them permission to laugh by holding for laughter and by letting them know early on what they're in for. In the first few moments, the audience is gathering information, looking at the scenery and costumes. Create a comic moment as soon as you can." - James Carver

"Well, when people talk about interrogating terrorists, they're acting like this is some sort of law enforcement function. Law enforcement is about gathering evidence to take someone to trial, and convict them. Anti-terrorism is about finding out information to prevent a future attack so the same tactics do not apply." - Marco Rubio

"We always monitor the flow of information, intelligence, threat streams to see whether we have any indication there's some imminent. We work hard to identify potential cells and disrupt them. This is one of the reasons we put so much emphasis on intelligence gathering." - Michael Chertoff

"But these last months had turned him around and now Gen saw there could be as much virtue in letting go of what you knew as there had ever been in gathering new information. He worked as hard at forgetting as he had ever worked to learn." - Ann Patchett

"What do we tell our children? Haste makes waste. Look before you leap. Stop and think. Don't judge a book by its cover. We believe that we are always better off gathering as much information as possible and spending as much time as possible in deliberation." - Malcolm Gladwell

"When interviewing for a job, tell the editor how you love to report. How your passion is gathering information. Do not mention how you want to be a writer, use the word 'prose,' or that deep down you have a sinking suspicion you are the next Norman Mailer." - Michael Hastings

"The mind is essentially a survival machine. Attack and defense against other minds, gathering, storing, and analyzing information - this is what it is good at, but it is not at all creative. All true artists, whether they know it or not, create from a place of no-mind, from inner stillness." - Eckhart Tolle

"Today we all are enjoying the fruits of the digital era. Millions of sources of information coming at us at lightning fast speed. That technology has also democratized the gathering and dissemination of news, allowing for 'citizen journalists' to make their mark, even usurping the role of mainstream news organizations at times." - Lester Holt

"Foreigners like me have no privacy rights whatsoever. Yet we keep using U.S.-based services all the time, making us a legal target for gathering and storing our private information. Other countries do surveillance as well. But nobody has the global visibility that United States does." - Mikko Hypponen

"The unpleasant sound Bush is emitting as he traipses from one conservative gathering to another is a thin, tinny "arf" - the sound of a lap dog." - George Will

"The breath of springtime at this twilight hour Comes through the gathering glooms, And bears the stolen sweets of many a flower Into my silent rooms." - William Cullen Bryant

"Then gathering 'round his bed, they climb to share His kisses and with gentle violence there, Break in upon a dream not half so fair." - Samuel Rogers

"Moments. All gathering towards this one." - Jenny Downham

"What is a gathering without unseemly drunkenness?" - Jonathan Stroud

"My thoughts ran a wool-gathering." - Miguel De Cervantes

"If you're tired of getting additional information, you can just close your eyes, get some sleep. But earlids, covering of the ears, never evolved. Not once do we find it, even in the fossil records. Because while we let our eyes relax, our ears are still hearing. And that's why alarm clocks work and wake us up. We still gather information. Every animal is gathering information 24/7. So I like to think of acoustic ecologists as people who are trying to become better listeners, 24/7." - Gordon Hempton

"The information we need is not available. The information we want is not what we need. The information we have is not what we want." - John Peers

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

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

"Our medium is meat, but we are made of information." - Terence Mckenna

"Eloquence is the essential thing in a speech, not information." - Mark Twain

"In the age of information, ignorance is a choice." - Donald Miller

"The biggest threat to the regime is information." - John Baird

"99.9% of the information you get about Africa is wrong" - Fela Kuti

"In the new economy, information, education, and motivation are everything." - Bill Clinton

"The imagination is a dimension of nonlocal information" - Terence Mckenna

"Sometimes you need to go on a low-information diet." - Tim Ferriss

"Information is not knowledge and knowledge is not wisdom." - James Gleick

"Information consists of differences that make a difference." - Gregory Bateson

"A reporter is no better than his source of information." - William O Douglas

"All knowledge is gained through an orderly loss of information." - Kenneth E. Boulding

"Information storage has to take place at the unconscious level." - Paul G

"Librarians consider free access to information the foundation of democracy." - Marilyn Johnson

"There's no such thing as information overload-only filter failure." - Clay Shirky

"Information storage has to take place at the unconscious level." - Paul G. Thomas

"Information doesn't mean a thing to people without inspiration." - Bernie Siegel

"The glut of information was dulling awareness, not aiding it." - Jerry Mander

"IT+IT=IT; Indian talent + Information technology = India Tomorrow" - Narendra Modi

"Information can't be put in any container that isn't leaky." - Spider Robinson

"Too much information will make your brain choke." - Bryan Davis

"Where is the knowledge we have lost in information?" - T S Eliot

"Earning your Masters in Library and Information Science is beautiful." - Lil Wayne

"Information is power. Disinformation is abuse of power." - Newton Lee

"Risk is just an expensive substitute for information." - Adrian Slywotzky

"We have paid the police for information in the past." - Rebekah Brooks

"Sometimes a pessimist is only an optimist with extra information." - Idries Shah

"You only understand information relative to what you already understand." - Richard Saul Wurman

"The American people can always be trusted with the information." - Scott Pelley

"The greatest challenge Internet users face is information overload." - James Garner

"Experience is knowledge. All the rest is information." - Albert Einstein

"Facebook is all about information and helping people share it." - Mark Zuckerberg

"There is no information about corporations. There is only disinformation." - Ursula K Le Guin

"Information wants you to give me a dollar." - Bruce Sterling

"Not having all the information can make me feel vulnerable." - Alicia Keys

"All the basic information should be in the object itself." - Michael Craig-Martin

"The viewer brings all additional information to the image." - Michael Craig-Martin

"We can't let others judge information for us." - Susan Rice

"Portability of lots of information should not be underestimated." - Tom Peters

"The more information you have, the better you will be." - Snoop Dogg

"Real randomness requires an infinite amount of information." - Tristan Perich

"I'm not Jesus, but I have very valuable information." - Tyrese Gibson

"Information imposes certain criteria on how it can be stored." - John M. Smith

"I don't believe anyone has leaked grand jury information." - Kenneth Starr

"Too much information may be harmful to your health." - Jeff Davidson



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