Monday, September 12, 2005

Quotes About Information

Here are some more quotes (from Drew):

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

2. Information is not knowledge. -Albert Einstein

3. Information is a source of learning. But unless it is organized, processed, and available to the right people in a format for decision making, it is a burden, not a benefit. -William Pollard

4. There is a principle that 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

5. Where is the life we have lost in living? Where is the wisdom we have lost in knowledge? Where is the knowledge we have lost in information? -T.S. Elliot

6. Knowing a great deal is not the same as being smart; intelligence is not information alone but also judgement, the manner in which information is collected and used. -Dr. Carl Sagan

7. Information is the seed for an idea, and only grows when it's watered. -Heinz Bergen

8. Knowledge is power. Information is liberating. Education is the premise of progress, in every society, in every family. -Kofi Annan

9. You can always trust the information given to you from people who are crazy, they have an access to truth not available through regular channels. -Sheila Ballentyne

10. Information on the internet is subject to the same rules and regulations as conversation at a bar. -Dr. George Lundberg