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Obtaining Information Quotes


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

"Mathematics is an interesting intellectual sport but it should not be allowed to stand in the way of obtaining sensible information about physical processes." - Richard Hamming

"The way to secure success is to be more anxious about obtaining than about deserving it." - William Hazlitt

"Misers mistake gold for their good; whereas it is only the means of obtaining it." - Francois de La Rochefoucauld

"The Internet has introduced an enormously accessible and egalitarian platform for creating, sharing and obtaining information on a global scale. As a result, we have new ways to allow people to exercise their human and civil rights." - Vint Cerf

"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

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

"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

"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

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

"I ask merely for information." - Oscar Wilde

"Ideas are information taking shape." - Jim Rohn

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

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

"If, after obtaining Buddhahood, anyone in my land gets tossed in jail on a vagrancy rap, may I not attain highest perfect enlightenment." - Gary Snyder

"One of the surest ways of forming good combinations in war would be to order movements only after obtaining perfect information of the enemy's proceedings. In fact, how can any man say what he should do himself; if he is ignorant what his adversary is about?" - Antoine-Henri Jomini

"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

"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

"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

"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

"Information wants to be free. Believe it." - Bruce Sterling

"I love the healthy exchange of information." - Brice Marden

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

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

"Fear is where the information is." - Sally Field

"When information is cheap, attention becomes expensive." - James Gleick

"Information is shock resistance. Arm yourself." - Naomi Klein

"Neither noise nor information is predictable." - Ray Kurzweil

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

"Wonder is our need today, not information." - Elia Kazan

"Information upon points of practical politics." - Benjamin Disraeli

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

"Pain is just another form of information." - Don Delillo

"Anger is loaded with information and energy." - Audre Lorde

"Treat objections as requests for further information." - Brian Tracy

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

"One reads not for information, but inspiration." - Wayne Teasdale

"Imagination is more valuable than information." - Albert Einstein

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

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

"Information technology has politicized the world's population." - Brent Scowcroft

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

"Netflix is very protective with their information ." - Baron Vaughn

"The information walls are completely crumbling." - Robert Greene

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

"Berlusconi's politics as Fede is information." - Antonio Di Pietro

"Information is the currency of democracy." - Thomas Jefferson

"Disintegration of structure equals information loss." - Gregory Benford

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

"For the robust, an error is information." - Nassim Nicholas Taleb

"I'm just a vessel of information." - Steven Cojocaru

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

"People's minds are overloaded with information." - Allen Leech

"Information does not change behavior. Practices do." - Richard Leider

"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

"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

"About 85 per cent of my "thinking" time was spent getting into a position to think, to make a decision, to learn something I needed to know. Much more time went into finding or obtaining information than into digesting it. Hours went into the plotting of graphs... When the graphs were finished, the relations were obvious at once, but the plotting had to be done in order to make them so." - J. C. R. Licklider

"Drawing is a means of obtaining and communicating knowledge" - John Ruskin

"Habits grow from obtaining knowledge, attitude and skills." - Bill Capodagli

"The first of all laws is to respect the laws: the severity of penalties is only a vain resource, invented by little minds in order to substitute terror for that respect which they have no means of obtaining." - Jean-Jacques Rousseau

"First the amendment of their own minds. For the removal of the impediments of the mind will sooner clear the passages of fortune than the obtaining fortune will remove the impediments of the mind." - Francis Bacon

"I don't need someone else's power. I'm obtaining my own." - Megan Fox

"Corporation: An ingenious device for obtaining profit without individual responsibility." - Ambrose Bierce

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

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

"Information wants to be free. Information also wants to be expensive." - Stewart Brand

"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

"A good government is one with many information channels, those that give real-time information." - Narendra Modi

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

"Finding information is either a software question or a question of how much information is online." - Bill Gates

"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

"Information doesn't want to be free. Information wants to be valuable." - Larry Wall

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

"I'm a girl who loves to share information, especially empowering, life-changing, information." - Marilu Henner

"When action grows unprofitable, gather information; when information grows unprofitable, sleep." - Ursula K Le Guin

"Whatever the device you use for getting your information out, it should be the same information." - Tim Bernerslee

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

"We all want our genetic information. Why would you not want genetic information?" - Anne Wojcicki

"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 don't think information overload is a function of the volume of information. It's a derivative of the volume of information plus the sense-making tools you have." - Paul Saffo

"Information networks straddle the world. Nothing remains concealed. But the sheer volume of information dissolves the information. We are unable to take it all in." - Gunter Grass

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

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

"Database: the information you lose when your memory crashes." - Dave Barry

"The information was correct, but the interpretation was not" - Mohammed Saeed al-Sahaf

"Too much information can be as disconcerting as too little." - Patricia Wentworth

"Spying is always an expensive method of acquiring information." - Muriel Lester

"The student armed with information will always win the battle." - Meladee McCarty

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

"You can transmit a thousand times more information." - Yuri Milner

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

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

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

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

"One may receive the information but miss the teaching." - Jean Toomer

"Information cannot serve as an effective substitute for thinking." - Bernard Baruch

"Posting information is like pornography, a slick, impersonal exhibition." - William Deresiewicz

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

"Banking is a branch of the information business." - Walter Wriston

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

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

"Information is not knowledge. Let's not confuse the two." - W Edwards Deming

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

"Emotions are a critical source of information for learning." - Joseph E. LeDoux

"Who knew Lenny was an encyclopedia for useless information?" - Simone Elkeles

"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

"Eleventh Commandment: Thou shalt not distort, delay, or sequester information" - Donella Meadows

"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 is seldom enough to heal a wounded heart." - Tullian Tchividjian

"We are drowning in information and starving for knowledge." - Rutherford David Rogers

"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

"Information about money is more important than money itself." - Walter Wriston

"There is a profound difference between information and meaning." - Warren G. Bennis

"Someday it'll all be done by machine. Information machines." - Thomas Pynchon



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