Quotes: information

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  • Imagine a school with children that can read or write, but with teachers who can not, and you have a metaphor of the Information Age in which we live.
  • Ralph Archbold
    Ralph Archbold
    American actor and speaker 1942-2017
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    A speech should not just be a sharing of information, but a sharing of yourself.
  • Acceptance is appreciation, and the high value of appreciation is such that to appreciate appreciation seems to be the fundamental prerequisite for survival. Mankind will not die for lack of information; it may perish for lack of appreciation.

    Source: Who Is Man? (1965)

  • Logan Pearsall Smith
    Logan Pearsall Smith
    English writer 1865-1946
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    All my life, as down an abyss without a bottom. I have been pouring van loads of information into that vacancy of oblivion I call my mind.
  • Jan Carlzon
    Jan Carlzon
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    An individual without information can't take responsibility. An individual with information can't help but take responsibility.
  • Al Franken
    Al Franken
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    And I think that being able to make people laugh and write a book that's funny makes the information go down a lot easier and it makes it a lot more fun to read, easier to understand, and often stronger. So there's all kinds of advantages to it.
  • Walter Benjamin
    Walter Benjamin
    German philosopher 1882-1940
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    Any translation which intends to perform a transmitting function cannot transmit anything but information - hence, something inessential. This is the hallmark of bad translations.
  • Benjamin Disraeli
    Benjamin Disraeli
    English statesman and writer 1804-1881
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    As a general rule, the most successful man in life is the man who has the best information.
  • Bernie Sanders
    Bernie Sanders
    American politician serving as the junior United States Senator from V 1941-
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    Citizens in a democracy need diverse sources of news and information.
  • Alice Hoffman
    Alice Hoffman
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    Every time I finish a book, I forget everything I learned writing it - the information just disappears out of my head.
  • Gertrude Stein
    Gertrude Stein
    American author 1874-1946
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    Everybody gets so much common information all day long that they lose their common sense.
  • Alexander Herzen
    Alexander Herzen
    Russian journalist and political thinker 1812-1870
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    I am truly horrified by modern man. Such absence of feeling, such narrowness of outlook, such lack of passion and information, such feebleness of thought.
  • John Locke
    John Locke
    English philosopher 1632-1704
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    I attribute the little I know to my not having been ashamed to ask for information, and to my rule of conversing with all descriptions of men on those topics that form their own peculiar professions and pursuits.
  • Barbara Walters
    Barbara Walters
    American journalist and author 1929-
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    I can get a better grasp of what is going on in the world from one good Washington dinner party than from all the background information NBC piles on my desk.
  • David Ogilvy
    David Ogilvy
    American businessman, Advertising Expert 1911-
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    I do not regard advertising as entertainment or an art form, but as a medium of information.

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