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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.
American actor and speaker 1942-20170
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
English writer 1865-19460
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.
An individual without information can't take responsibility. An individual with information can't help but take responsibility.
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.
German philosopher 1882-19400
Any translation which intends to perform a transmitting function cannot transmit anything but information - hence, something inessential. This is the hallmark of bad translations.
English statesman and writer 1804-18810
As a general rule, the most successful man in life is the man who has the best information.
American politician serving as the junior United States Senator from V 1941-0
Citizens in a democracy need diverse sources of news and information.
Every time I finish a book, I forget everything I learned writing it - the information just disappears out of my head.
American author 1874-19460
Everybody gets so much common information all day long that they lose their common sense.
Russian journalist and political thinker 1812-18700
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.
English philosopher 1632-17040
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.
American journalist and author 1929-0
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.
American businessman, Advertising Expert 1911-0
I do not regard advertising as entertainment or an art form, but as a medium of information.