information Quotes

17 of the best book quotes about information
  1. #1
    “No medium is excessively dangerous if its users understand what its dangers are.”
  2. #2
    “The uninformed must improve their deficit, or die.”
  3. #3
    “One way or the other, I have a very valuable piece of information. And if they know I have it, they might do something to alter the force field so I can’t see the aberration anymore. So I lie.”
  4. #4
    “For the record, he who does fear death also dies only once, but whatever.”
  5. #5
    “Nobody tells me. Nobody keeps me informed. I make it 17 days come Friday since anybody spoke to me.”
  6. #6
    “Jasnah had once defined a fool as a person who ignored information because it disagreed with desired results.”
  7. #7
    “Trump came to believe he understood everything about the media—who you need to know, what pretense you need to maintain, what information you could profitably trade, what lies you might tell, what lies the media expected you to tell. ”
  8. #8
    “I love this part of getting to know someone. How every piece of new information, every new expression seems magical.”
  1. #9
    “The mere imparting of information is not education. ”
  2. #10
    “Our conversations were now stilted and reserved, as if [Aech and I] were both afraid of revealing some key piece of information the other might be able to use.”
  3. #11
    “Cram them full of noncombustible data, chock them so...full of ‘facts’ they feel stuffed, but absolutely ‘brilliant’ with information. Then they’ll feel they’re thinking, they’ll get a sense of motion without moving. And they’ll be happy, because facts of that sort don’t change. Don’t give them any slippery stuff like philosophy or sociology to tie things up with. That way lies melancholy.”
  4. #12
    “All that extra information isn’t actually an advantage at all; that, in fact, you need to know very little to find the underlying signature of a complex phenomenon.”
  5. #13
    “Extra information is more than useless. It’s harmful. It confuses the issues. What screws up doctors when they are trying to predict heart attacks is that they take too much information into account.”
  6. #14
    “Every bit of learning is a little death. Every bit of new information challenges a previous conception, forcing it to dissolve into chaos before it can be reborn as something better. Sometimes such deaths virtually destroy us.”
  7. #15
    “People have trouble discarding things that they could still use (functional value), that contain helpful information (informational value), and that have sentimental ties (emotional value). When these things are hard to obtain or replace (rarity), they become even harder to part with.”
  8. #16
    “Inspiration and information without personal application will never amount to transformation.”
  9. #17
    “…always he was alert for information, for lessons on how to be.”

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