Monday, November 21, 2005

Information Quotes from Nate

"Listening is more than just a very rewarding habit. After awhile you discover what a world of information you can gain from hearing what others say, and If you're interested, you're interesting. All the most popular people are good listeners." - Loretta Young

"The speed of communication, the speed of information transfer, the cheapness of communication, the ease of moving things around the world are a difference in kind as well as degree." - Paul A. Volcker

"Congress has a duty to taxpayers to make informed decisions when carrying out its legislative, appropriation, and oversight functions. Such decisions require access to timely and accurate information, and when access is restricted, we are unable to provide oversight and fulfill our constitutional responsibilities." - Daniel Akaka

"The Internet's been so great, and it's so nice to have fans do nice, elaborate websites, but I think the downside is some of the things... for real fans to go on and see that 90 percent of the information isn't true or to see pictures that aren't really me." - Denise Richards

"The old techniques of gathering information don't apply to America's new enemies." - Chuck Rob

"We aren't in an information age, we are in an entertainment age." - Tony Robbins

"Most of us feel overburdened by information, although I would say the overloaded feeling comes more from coordinating all of the information and responding to it." - David Rose

"There are still places where people think the function of the media is to provide information." - Dan Rottenberg

"All of the books in the world contain no more information than is broadcast as video in a single large American city in a single year. Not all bits have equal value." - Carl Sagan

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