Tuesday, November 15, 2005

Information Quotes from Brad

1. Your library is your Paradise. -Erasmus

2. The founding or endowing of universities and public libraries by gift or bequest. - Ambrose Bierce

3. Never lend books, for no one ever returns them. The only books I have in my library are those that other folks have lent me. -Anatole France

4. There are seventy million books in American Libraries, but the one you want is always out. -Tom Masson

5. A newspaper is a circulating library with high blood pressure. -Arthur “Bugs” Baer

6. Knowledge is free at the library. Just bring your own container. - Unknown

7. Nothing sickens me more than the closed door of a library. - Barbara Tuchman

8. Perhaps no place in any community is so totally democratic as the town library. The only entrance requirement is interest. - Lady Bird Johnson

9. I go into my library and all history unrolls before me. - Alexander Smith

10. Make thy books thy companions. Let thy cases and shelves be thy pleasure grounds and gardens. - Judah ibn-Tibbon (12th century)


1. You cannot tell your friend you’ve been cuckolded. Even if he doesn’t laugh at you he may put the information to good use. - Michel de Montaigne

2. Knowledge is of two kinds; we know a subject ourselves, or we know where we can find information upon it. -Samuel Johnson

3. Psychoanalysts seem to be long on information and short on application. -Gene Fowler

4. I find that a great part of the information I have was acquired by looking up something and finding something else on the way. -Franklin P. Adams

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

6. Television has done much for psychiatry by spreading information about it, as well as contributing to the need for it. -Alfred Hitchcock

7. Often, the surest way to convey misinformation is to tell the strict truth.”-Mark TwainThe highest education is that which does not merely give us information but makes our life in harmony with all existence. -Rabindranath Tagore

8. Information is not knowledge. -Albert Einstein

9. Communication can’t always follow the top-down model. With the fluidity of information in business today, leaders need to be masterful listeners; they need to be able to receive as well as send. -Joseph Badaracco

10. As a rule, he -or she- who has the most information will have the greatest success in life. -Benjamin Disraeli