Friday, October 14, 2005

Quotes About Information

Here are some quotes about information from Mandy:

1. "Information is not knowledge"-Albert Einstein

2. "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

3. "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. Eliot

4. "There 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

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

6. "You can always trust the information given to you by people who are crazy; they have an access to truth not available through regular channels"-Sheila Ballantyne

7. "Good advertising does not just circulate information. It penetrates the public mind with desires and belief."-Leo Burnett

8. "It's impossible to move, to live, to operate at any level without leaving traces, bits, seemingly meaningless fragments of personal information."-William Gibson

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

10. "Everybody gets so much information all day long that they lose their common sense."-Gertrude Stein