Quotes and Sayings about Information



"But I am satisfied that the information that we have that this is the work of Zarqawi, is accurate."
- John Abizaid
(Related: Work, Information)

"It was in the Papal States that I studied the Roman Question. I traveled over every part of the country; I conversed with men of all opinions, examined things very closely, and collected my information on the spot."
- Edmond About
(Related: Men, Country, Information, Opinions, Question, states)

"It is not to benefit CBS, not to benefit its reporters. On this one, the entire basis of it is this is a way to get more information, more important information to the public. And that's why so many states recognize this."
- Floyd Abrams
(Related: Information, Public, states)

"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
(Related: Information)

"Be careful that what you write does not offend anybody or cause problems within the company. The safest approach is to remove all useful information."
- Scott Adams
(Related: Cause, Company, Information, Problems)

"The better the information it has, the better democracy works. Silence and secrecy are never good for it."
- Kate Adie
(Related: Democracy, Information, Secrecy, Silence)

"On the Northern Ireland question, for instance, the British and Irish governments prohibit media contact with members of the IRA, but we have always gone ahead, believing in the right to information."
- Kate Adie
(Related: Information, Ireland, Irish, Media, Question, Right)

"But in the first Gulf war the United Kingdom was not under any threat from Iraq, and is still less so in the second one. Then there is no justification for obstructing freedom of information, particularly as nations have a right to know what their soldiers are being used for."
- Kate Adie
(Related: War, Being, First, Freedom, Information, Iraq, Justification, Nations, Right, Soldiers, United)

"If you desire information on some point of law, you are not likely to ponder over the ponderous tomes of legal writers in order to obtain the knowledge you seek, by your own unaided efforts."
- Felix Adler
(Related: Legal, Knowledge, Desire, Information, Law, Order, Writers)

"The American people should be made aware of the trend toward monopolization of the great public information vehicles and the concentration of more and more power over public opinion in fewer and fewer hands."
- Spiro T. Agnew
(Related: Power, People, American, Information, Opinion, Public, Public opinion)

"Now, an embryo may seem like some scientific or laboratory term, but, in fact, the embryo contains the unique information that defines a person."
- Todd Akin
(Related: Fact, Information, May, Now)

"With such compelling information, the question is why haven't we been able to do more to prevent the crisis of underage drinking? The answer is: the alcohol industry."
- Lucille Roybal Allard
(Related: Alcohol, Crisis, Drinking, Information, Question)

"Queer Eye for the Straight Guy is a form of service journalism. To be successful, I think it has to be a combination of a good story, it has to be funny, and it also needs to be packed with useful information."
- Ted Allen
(Related: Funny, Successful, Eye, Information, Journalism, Needs, Service)

"It's hard for us not to be involved with things. When you have so much information and you see so much need, there's too much going on for us not to get involved."
- Jeff Ament
(Related: Information)

"Perhaps my information hurt the Soviet Union more than it helped. I have no idea. It was not something I ever discussed with the KGB officers that I was dealing with."
- Aldrich Ames
(Related: Idea, Hurt, Information)

"The Soviet Union did not achieve victory over the West, so was my information inadequate to help them to victory, or did it play no particular role in their failure to achieve victory?"
- Aldrich Ames
(Related: Failure, Victory, Help, Information, Play)

"An espionage organization is a collector: it collects raw information. That gets processed by a machinery that is supposed to resolve its reliability, and to present a finished product."
- Aldrich Ames
(Related: Information, Present)

"I said in court a long time ago that I didn't see that the Soviet Union was significantly helped by the information I gave them, nor that the United States was significantly harmed."
- Aldrich Ames
(Related: Time, Court, Information, states, United)

"Information of fundamental importance to the general problem of atomic structure has resulted from systematic studies of the cosmic radiation carried out by the Wilson cloud-chamber method."
- Carl D. Anderson
(Related: Importance, Information)

"Knowledge is power. Information is liberating. Education is the premise of progress, in every society, in every family."
- Kofi Annan
(Related: Education, Family, Power, Society, Knowledge, Progress, Information)

"If information and knowledge are central to democracy, they are the conditions for development."
- Kofi Annan
(Related: Knowledge, Development, Democracy, Information)

"I'd like to say from the beginning that the 12 years I've been coming here, I've met unfailing courtesy and cooperation, courtesy from your people and cooperation from the Ministry of Information."
- Peter Arnett
(Related: People, Beginning, Cooperation, Courtesy, Information, Years)

"The absurd consequences of neglecting structure but using the concept of order just the same are evident if one examines the present terminology of information theory."
- Rudolf Arnheim
(Related: Consequences, Information, Order, Present, Theory)

"In 1963 and later papers, I pointed out that the special market characteristics of medical care and medical insurance could be explained by reference to differences in information among the parties involved."
- Kenneth Joseph Arrow
(Related: Medical, Care, Information)

"My research, even before 1972, moved in directions beyond those cited for the Nobel Memorial Prize. Most of it, in one way or another, deals with information as an economic variable, both as to its production and as to its use."
- Kenneth Joseph Arrow
(Related: Deals, Information, Production, Research)

"Developments in information technology and globalised media mean that the most powerful military in the history of the world can lose a war, not on the battlefield of dust and blood, but on the battlefield of world opinion."
- Timothy Garton Ash
(Related: History, Technology, War, Blood, Information, Media, Military, Opinion, World)

"The liberties and freedoms which we hold dear and we recognize and cherish and respect guide the way we gather information in the United States."
- John Ashcroft
(Related: Information, Respect, states, United)

"The Patriot Act allows and provides a basis for an exchange of information."
- John Ashcroft
(Related: Act, Information)

"Wikileaks is a mechanism to maximize the flow of information to maximize the amount of action leading to just reform."
- Julian Assange
(Related: Action, Information, Leading, Reform)

"Well, there's a question as to what sort of information is important in the world, what sort of information can achieve reform. And there's a lot of information. So information that organizations are spending economic effort into concealing, that's a really good signal that when the information gets out, there's a hope of it doing some good."
- Julian Assange
(Related: Hope, Effort, Information, Question, Reform, World)

"True information does good."
- Julian Assange
(Related: Information)

"We get information in the mail, the regular postal mail, encrypted or not, vet it like a regular news organization, format it - which is sometimes something that's quite hard to do, when you're talking about giant databases of information - release it to the public and then defend ourselves against the inevitable legal and political attacks."
- Julian Assange
(Related: Legal, Information, Mail, News, Public, Talking)

"We have a way of dealing with information that has sort of personal - personally identifying information in it. But there are legitimate secrets - you know, your records with your doctor; that's a legitimate secret. But we deal with whistleblowers that are coming forward that are really sort of well motivated."
- Julian Assange
(Related: Information, Secrets)

"That's a problem. I mean, like any sort of growing startup organization, we are sort of overwhelmed by our growth. And that means we're getting enormous quantity of whistleblower disclosures of a very high caliber, but don't have enough people to actually process and vet this information."
- Julian Assange
(Related: People, Growth, Information, Quantity)

"We talked a lot about The Best Intentions and how we could shoot certain scenes in different ways with slightly different bits of dialogue and information, so that later on, we could cut the piece more easily and it would still feel complete, even though it was shorter."
- Bille August
(Related: Information, Intentions)

"When they were done downloading all the information off each hard drive, they took all the computers, all the literature, and loaded everything into a big white truck and left."
- Sherman Austin
(Related: Computers, Information, Literature)

"About five, six FBI agents walked into the courthouse and arrested me. They said I was being arrested for distribution of information related to explosives over the Internet."
- Sherman Austin
(Related: Being, Information, Internet)

"It was called the Reclaim Guide. It was just a general protest guide that went over security culture and stuff like that. A small portion of that guide dealt with explosives information."
- Sherman Austin
(Related: Culture, Information, Protest, Security)

"The reason is that till date, in spite of advances in information technology and strategies of information, the written word in the form of books still remains one of humanity's most enduring legacies."
- Ibrahim Babangida
(Related: Technology, Books, Humanity, Information, Reason, Word)

"Telegraphs are machines for conveying information over extensive lines with great rapidity."
- Charles Babbage
(Related: Information, Machines)

"An educated person is one who has learned that information almost always turns out to be at best incomplete and very often false, misleading, fictitious, mendacious - just dead wrong."
- Russell Baker
(Related: Information, Misleading, Wrong)

"The number one benefit of information technology is that it empowers people to do what they want to do. It lets people be creative. It lets people be productive. It lets people learn things they didn't think they could learn before, and so in a sense it is all about potential."
- Steve Ballmer
(Related: Technology, People, Information, Potential, Sense, Want)

"I have lots of sources of information about what's going on at the company. I think I have a pretty good pulse on where we are and what people are thinking."
- Steve Ballmer
(Related: People, Company, Information, Pretty, Thinking)

"It would be a lot different for me because there is a lot of information that you need to know about as a player. How pitchers are pitching you, how defenses are playing, certain situations about certain pitchers."
- Ernie Banks
(Related: Information)

"We can collaborate with a Netscape employee or partner who's halfway around the world. We can distribute information and software to customers and shareholders, and get their feedback."
- Jim Barksdale
(Related: Information, Software, World)

"The Bible, as a revelation from God, was not designed to give us all the information we might desire, nor to solve all the questions about which the human soul is perplexed, but to impart enough to be a safe guide to the haven of eternal rest."
- Albert Barnes
(Related: God, Soul, Bible, Desire, Information, Questions, Rest)

"The priceless galaxy of misinformation called the mind."
- Djuna Barnes
(Related: Mind)

"The information encoded in your DNA determines your unique biological characteristics, such as sex, eye color, age and Social Security number."
- Dave Barry
(Related: Age, Sex, Eye, Information, Security)

"Most movie-goers are overdosing on star coverage; it's the ultimate example of too much information."
- Peter Bart
(Related: Example, Information)

"News is important information that may influence your investments. Noise is talk or buzz or some headline that prevents you from seeing a story clearly. News is useful. Noise is a distraction. Calling what's noise and news after the fact is easy."
- Maria Bartiromo
(Related: Fact, Influence, Information, May, News, Talk)

"The amount of data and analysis available for free is a true example of information explosion has leveled the playing field for individual investors."
- Maria Bartiromo
(Related: Example, Information)

"This filing spike is a result of bad information being pushed on people, and then they file for bankruptcy out of fear."
- Steve Bartlett
(Related: People, Fear, Being, Information, Result)

"There is something about inside information which seems to paralyse a man's reasoning powers."
- Bernard Baruch
(Related: Information, Man)

"I think it could be the biggest information problem that we face. 'If somebody is abroad and they even mention the name of an American citizen, bang, off goes the tap, and no more information is collected."
- Charles F. Bass
(Related: American, Information, Name)

"In its report, the Cox Committee concludes that China is using stolen U.S. design information to speed up its deployment of a new nuclear missile force."
- Charles Foster Bass
(Related: Design, Committee, Force, Information)

"Like any good spy novel, the Cox Report alleges that Chinese spies penetrated four U.S. weapons research labs and stole important information on seven nuclear warhead designs."
- Charles Foster Bass
(Related: Information, Research, Weapons)

"The U.S. government knew that China wanted to acquire sensitive U.S. technology, and instead of implementing a policy to prevent them from acquiring the information, the government all but gave them an invitation to take our equipment and designs."
- Charles Foster Bass
(Related: Government, Technology, Policy, Information)

"Interesting phenomena occur when two or more rhythmic patterns are combined, and these phenomena illustrate very aptly the enrichment of information that occurs when one description is combined with another."
- Gregory Bateson
(Related: Information)

"Reports also suggest that Ernst and Young and other large tax preparation firms are sending tax returns overseas for processing. But the IRS has no control over tax information once it's been sent to India or another country."
- Melissa Bean
(Related: Control, Country, Tax, Information, Preparation)

"The IRS is currently considering a rule that would make it easier for tax preparers to disclose the private information contained in tax returns - including name, address, Social Security number, employer, income, and charitable donations."
- Melissa Bean
(Related: Tax, Income, Information, Name, Security)

"Even the best data security systems can't protect private taxpayer information from entrepreneurial foreign businesses than can make huge profits selling U.S. taxpayer information."
- Melissa Bean
(Related: Selling, Information, Security)

"I don't think the show would be funny to you if you didn't already have a base of information."
- Samantha Bee
(Related: Funny, Information)

"Not as much as I used to, but I use the Internet for everything. I use it for information. Like if I'm planning a trip or something, I'll check out the place I'm going to."
- Catherine Bell
(Related: Information, Internet, Planning)

"So many people are accustomed to written information that you really have to have a few more bells and whistles in this day and age."
- Chris Bell
(Related: Age, People, Bells, Day, Information)

"Instant telecommunication allows better and updated information, lessons learnt and problems encountered to be exchanged and debated, it alerts us more quickly to problems and brings to many households around the world visions and information which hopefully spur us to action."
- Carol Bellamy
(Related: Action, Information, Problems, Visions, World)

"An objection is not a rejection; it is simply a request for more information."
- Bo Bennett
(Related: Information, Rejection)

"There is a profound difference between information and meaning."
- Warren G. Bennis
(Related: Difference, Information, Meaning)

"The lowest form of popular culture - lack of information, misinformation, disinformation, and a contempt for the truth or the reality of most people's lives - has overrun real journalism. Today, ordinary Americans are being stuffed with garbage."
- Carl Bernstein
(Related: Truth, People, Americans, Being, Contempt, Culture, Information, Journalism, Popular, Reality, Today)

"The pressure to compete, the fear somebody else will make the splash first, creates a frenzied environment in which a blizzard of information is presented and serious questions may not be raised."
- Carl Bernstein
(Related: Fear, Environment, First, Information, May, Pressure, Questions, Will)

"In this time of budget cuts, we cannot forget that basic science is a building block for scientific innovation and economic growth in the information age."
- Tim Bishop
(Related: Age, Science, Time, Growth, Building, Forget, Information, Innovation)

"I use computers for email, staying current with my own website as well as finding important information through other websites. I also use it for creating MP3 files of new music I'm working on."
- Clint Black
(Related: Computers, Music, Information)

"People think of us as an information distributor because that's how they relate to the Internet. But most of the time people already have pretty well established opinions."
- Joan Blades
(Related: Time, People, Information, Internet, Opinions, Pretty)

"High value information came from interrogations in which those methods were used and provided a deeper understanding of the al Qa'ida organization that was attacking this country."
- Dennis C. Blair
(Related: Country, Information, Understanding, Value)

"The information gained from these techniques was valuable in some instances, but there is no way of knowing whether the same information could have been obtained through other means."
- Dennis C. Blair
(Related: Information)

"The majority of information I gave police was about my wife and her family, which is what they wanted."
- Robert Blake
(Related: Family, Wife, Information, Majority, Police)

"It was to do with information management. The intention was to dramatise it."
- Hans Blix
(Related: Management, Information, Intention)

"Judy, we think that since the 11th of September, 2001, we've faced a similar heightened threat level. And we've been enhancing both the exchange of intelligence and security information and the assessment of that information, because that's the crucial element."
- David Blunkett
(Related: Intelligence, Information, Security)

"Considering the amount of information we're bombarded by, it's amazing if a song can transcend time."
- Michael Bolton
(Related: Time, Information, Song)

"Information on the Internet must be as free as in the newspapers."
- Omar Bongo
(Related: Information, Internet, Newspapers)

"I am in favor of complete freedom of information and of free access to the new communication tools, in particular the Internet."
- Omar Bongo
(Related: Communication, Freedom, Information, Internet, Tools)

"In an effort to provide my constituents with information on how they can make contributions to a number of relief and humanitarian organizations, I have posted a short list of these groups and contact numbers on my Internet website."
- Jo Bonner
(Related: Effort, Information, Internet, Numbers)

"As more information becomes available, and the magnitude of the storm's impact becomes even more apparent, it becomes clear that this recovery will be lengthy."
- Jo Bonner
(Related: Information, Will)

"Technology is so much fun but we can drown in our technology. The fog of information can drive out knowledge."
- Daniel J. Boorstin
(Related: Technology, Knowledge, Fun, Information)

"Our live set's become increasingly complex recently; we've been doing stuff that's been vastly too much information for most people to deal with and I think it's quite interesting watching how people behave in those situations, under those circumstances."
- Sean Booth
(Related: People, Circumstances, Information)

"Working in the digital domain, you're using approximations of things; the actual sound wave never enters the equation. You deal with sections of it, and you're able to do so much more by just reducing the information to a finite amount."
- Sean Booth
(Related: Information, Sound)

"I don't know whether I'm, like, jumping the gun but it's possible that in the future we may be able to use the information that we can't receive at the moment."
- Sean Booth
(Related: Future, Information, May)

"I am committed to ensure that our intelligence community, law enforcement, medical professionals, and military have the information and funding needed to protect the American people from threats at home and abroad."
- Leonard Boswell
(Related: Home, Intelligence, Medical, People, American, Community, Information, Law, Military, professionals)

"Direction coupling between the various radiations generated in a nuclear reaction both with one another and with the initiating radiation can also be detected and measured by coincidences; this provides valuable information about the structure of the atomic nuclei."
- Walther Bothe
(Related: Direction, Information)

"We're all so mauled by information, but it's recycled information. We need to shut it out. So, you've got to get bizarre. This is an artist's purpose - to break away from the recycled. Performance art can do that."
- Jack Bowman
(Related: Art, Performance, Purpose, Artist, Bizarre, Information)

"Meanwhile, my residence within the Federal lines, and my acquaintance with so many of the officers, the origin of which I have already mentioned, enabled me to gain much important information as to the position and designs of the enemy."
- Belle Boyd
(Related: Acquaintance, Enemy, Gain, Information)

"I have a tendency to be lucky and make the right choices based on limited information."
- Paul D. Boyer
(Related: Choices, Information, Right)

"Do not seek for information of which you cannot make use."
- Anna C. Brackett
(Related: Information)

"I am pleased to see that information campaigns, such as the America's WETLAND effort, are getting the message out, and people are beginning to realize that wetlands loss in Louisiana affects us all."
- John Breaux
(Related: People, America, Beginning, Effort, Information, Loss)

"Judgment is more than skill. It sets forth on intellectual seas beyond the shores of hard indisputable factual information."
- Kingman Brewster, Jr.
(Related: Information, Judgment, Skill)

"I think moms need to share information on a regular, intimate basis."
- Susie Bright
(Related: Information)

"Were one merely to seek information, one should inquire of the man who hates, but if one wishes to know what truly is, one better ask the one who loves."
- Hermann Broch
(Related: Information, Man, Wishes)

"I've been interested in watching the level of conservative misinformation that circulates through the media."
- David Brock
(Related: Conservative, Media)

"To be able to detect the outbreak of avian flu anywhere in the world is going to require a partnership of several countries that will share information and samples, but it is important to remember a threat anywhere is a threat everywhere."
- Michael Burgess
(Related: Countries, Information, Partnership, Will, World)

"Good advertising does not just circulate information. It penetrates the public mind with desires and belief."
- Leo Burnett
(Related: Belief, Advertising, Information, Mind, Public)

"For me, having a child is a really great responsibility because you've got something there that is depending on you for information and love until a certain age when it goes to school."
- Kate Bush
(Related: Age, Love, Information, Responsibility, School)

"I'm just an actress. They try to give me as little information as possible."
- Yancy Butler
(Related: Information)

"Americans need accurate information in order to consider Social Security reform. Too bad the media can't be counted upon to provide it."
- Herman Cain
(Related: Americans, Information, Media, Order, Reform, Security)

"That is really not much different from the search engines that are being constructed today for users throughout the entire world to allow them to search through databases to access the information that they require."
- Stephen Cambone
(Related: Being, Information, Today, World)

"One is to ensure that the war fighters and the intelligence analysts get the information that they need when they need it, in a format that's useful to them."
- Stephen Cambone
(Related: Intelligence, War, Information)

"Over the course of two years, we arrived at a point where we began to look at the value added by making information more easily accessible across the intelligence community, both defense and national."
- Stephen Cambone
(Related: Intelligence, Community, Defense, Information, Value, Years)

"There is still a lot of misinformation being spread about higher education funding arrangements under the new Act. The students page on my website sets out the main points in the Act."
- Anne Campbell
(Related: Education, Act, Being, Students)

"The Internet has exceeded our collective expectations as a revolutionary spring of information, news, and ideas. It is essential that we keep that spring flowing. We must not thwart the Internet's availability by taxing access to it."
- Chris Cannon
(Related: Ideas, Expectations, Information, Internet, News, Spring)

"In 2003, Congress authorized the construction of a visitor center for the Vietnam Memorial to help provide information and educate the public about the memorial and the Vietnam War."
- Dennis Cardoza
(Related: War, Congress, Help, Information, Public, Vietnam)

"I'm not against ratings per se. I think more information is always good. But I certainly don't think the government has to step in and set guidelines for how shows should be rated."
- Drew Carey
(Related: Government, Information)

"Unless you know a lot more about something than I do, I am not really that interested. I have too much information already."
- Tucker Carlson
(Related: Information)

"I am really only interested in new information, not freelance opinion. I don't really care what you think off the top of your head."
- Tucker Carlson
(Related: Care, Information, Opinion)

"My understanding is that what was provided was general order of battle information, not operational intelligence. I certainly have no knowledge of US participation in preparing battle and strike packages and doubt strongly that that occurred."
- Frank Carlucci
(Related: Intelligence, Knowledge, Battle, Doubt, Information, Order, Participation, Understanding)

"I also rise today in strong support of forward movement on the implementation of health information technology, which has the potential to save the United States billions of dollars in health care costs each year."
- Russ Carnahan
(Related: Health, Technology, Care, Information, Potential, states, Support, Today, United)

"Until we have a better relationship between private performance and the public truth, as was demonstrated with Watergate, we as the public are absolutely right to remain suspicious, contemptuous even, of the secrecy and the misinformation which is the digest of our news."
- John Le Carre
(Related: Truth, Performance, News, Public, Right, Secrecy)

"Since I'm allergic to various things, the army wouldn't accept me during the war, and I got into the Office of War Information, which sent music to Europe."
- Elliott Carter
(Related: Music, War, Army, Europe, Information, Office)

"An artist's duty is rather to stay open-minded and in a state where he can receive information and inspiration. You always have to be ready for that little artistic Epiphany."
- Nick Cave
(Related: Inspiration, Artist, Duty, Information, Open, State)

"We never, ever in the history of mankind have had access to so much information so quickly and so easily."
- Vinton Cerf
(Related: History, Information, Mankind)

"The media transforms the great silence of things into its opposite. Formerly constituting a secret, the real now talks constantly. News reports, information, statistics, and surveys are everywhere."
- Michel De Certeau
(Related: Information, Media, News, Now, Silence, Statistics)

"Based on assessment of all available information and following several expert consultations, I have decided to raise the current level of influenza pandemic alert from phase 4 to phase 5."
- Margaret Chan
(Related: Information)

"It's much more difficult to work on a broad subject than on a specific one, because even if it's hard to find the information, if you look hard enough for something specific you will find it, and you will discover things that you wouldn't have thought of before."
- Iris Chang
(Related: Work, Thought, Information, Will)

"And then ultimately what I tell the kids is: coaches can give you information, they can give you guidelines, and they can put you in a position. But the only person who can truly make you better is you."
- Brandi Chastain
(Related: Coaches, Information, Kids)

"Well there are two things: Number one is, make sure you always enjoy yourself, because when you enjoy yourself, you'll learn, you'll want more information, you'll push yourself."
- Brandi Chastain
(Related: Information, Want)

"You have to be willing to accept the information, you have to be willing to work hard. You have to be motivated to go to practice with an open mind. You have to be willing to be criticized. Only you can do those things."
- Brandi Chastain
(Related: Work, Information, Mind, Open, Practice)

"The securities laws of the 1930s were so important because it forced companies to file registration statements and issue prospectuses, and it remedied the imbalance of information."
- Ron Chernow
(Related: Information, Laws)

"In the 1920s, Wall Street was a world that was really dominated by professional speculators and stock pools. These people had a monopoly over information."
- Ron Chernow
(Related: People, Information, World)

"When people don't get enough information, they make it up."
- Gary Cherone
(Related: People, Information)

"Trade isn't about goods. Trade is about information. Goods sit in the warehouse until information moves them."
- C. J. Cherryh
(Related: Information, Trade)

"Well, I think first of all there was a failure to have real, clear information at our disposal. There was a real lack of situational awareness. We didn't have the capabilities on the ground to give us real-time, accurate assessments of the physical condition of the city."
- Michael Chertoff
(Related: Failure, Awareness, First, Information)

"Second, we're spending a huge amount of money on technology so that everyone can check out laptops and portable phones. We're spending more money to write our existing information into databases or onto CD-ROM."
- Jay Chiat
(Related: Money, Technology, Information)

"You come to work because the office is a resource: The office is a place where you can meet with other people, and the office has libraries of books and information on CD-ROM that might help you with your work."
- Jay Chiat
(Related: Work, People, Books, Help, Information, Libraries, Office)

"Prior to the PATRIOT Act, the ability of government agencies to share information with each other was limited, which kept investigators from fully understanding what terrorists might be planning and to prevent their attacks."
- Chris Chocola
(Related: Government, Ability, Act, Information, Planning, Understanding)

"The United States has done more for the war crimes tribunal than any other country in the world. We're turning over all the information we have, including intelligence information."
- Warren Christopher
(Related: Intelligence, War, Country, Information, states, United, World)

"Children from like 8 and even up to the college age - Spider-Man appeals to a fairly broad demographic but, like I said, a mean age probably of 12 is a good mark - they process information so quickly and it's not because of attention deficit or short attention span."
- Thomas Haden Church
(Related: Age, Attention, Children, College, Information)

"True genius resides in the capacity for evaluation of uncertain, hazardous, and conflicting information."
- Winston Churchill
(Related: Genius, Information)

"The control of information is something the elite always does, particularly in a despotic form of government. Information, knowledge, is power. If you can control information, you can control people."
- Tom Clancy
(Related: Government, Power, People, Knowledge, Control, Information)

"America is the most inventive country in the world because everybody has access to information."
- Tom Clancy
(Related: America, Country, Information, World)

"People live longer today than they ever have. They live happier lives, have more knowledge, more information. All this is the result of communications technology. How is any of that bad?"
- Tom Clancy
(Related: Technology, People, Knowledge, Information, Result, Today)

"I was one of the first generations to watch television. TV exposes people to news, to information, to knowledge, to entertainment. How is it bad?"
- Tom Clancy
(Related: People, Knowledge, Entertainment, First, Generations, Information, News, Television)

"Is it absurd to imagine that our social behavior, from amoeba to man, is also planned and dictated, from stored information, by the cells? And that the time has come for men to be entrusted with the task, through heroic efforts, of bringing life to other worlds?"
- Albert Claude
(Related: Life, Men, Time, Behavior, Information, Man)

"I just read that Time magazine cover story with all this information about how you have to have your kids by the time you're 12 or it's all over. Please."
- Jill Clayburgh
(Related: Time, Information, Kids)

"The United States strongly condemns the illegal disclosure of classified information. It puts people's lives in danger, threatens our national security, and undermines our efforts to work with other countries to solve shared problems."
- Hillary Clinton
(Related: Work, People, Countries, Danger, Information, National security, Problems, states, United)

"There are 4 billion cell phones in use today. Many of them are in the hands of market vendors, rickshaw drivers, and others who've historically lacked access to education and opportunity. Information networks have become a great leveler, and we should use them together to help lift people out of poverty and give them a freedom from want."
- Hillary Clinton
(Related: Education, People, Opportunity, Freedom, Help, Information, Poverty, Today, Want)

"I will not comment on or confirm what are alleged to be stolen State Department cables. But I can say that the United States deeply regrets the disclosure of any information that was intended to be confidential, including private discussions between counterparts or our diplomats' personal assessments and observations."
- Hillary Clinton
(Related: Information, State, states, United, Will)

"In today's knowledge-based economy, what you earn depends on what you learn. Jobs in the information technology sector, for example, pay 85 percent more than the private sector average."
- William J. Clinton
(Related: Technology, Knowledge, Economy, Example, Information, Jobs, Today)

"In the new economy, information, education, and motivation are everything."
- William J. Clinton
(Related: Education, Motivation, Economy, Information)

"The last real movie stars were probably Redford and Newman. And things were different then. There wasn't this amazing amount of magazines and information about them."
- George Clooney
(Related: Information, Stars)

"I discovered about 150 dots is the minimum number of dots to make a specific recognizable person. You can make something that looks like a head, with fewer dots, but you won't be able to give much information about who it is."
- Chuck Close
(Related: Information)

"A newspaper should be the maximum of information, and the minimum of comment."
- Richard Cobden
(Related: Information)

"I believe it has been said that one copy of The Times contains more useful information than the whole of the historical works of Thucydides."
- Richard Cobden
(Related: Information)

"An easily accessible and transparent database of contract information will bring sunshine into the confusing and sometimes shadowy practice of government contracting."
- Tom Coburn
(Related: Government, Contracting, Information, Practice, Will)

"A wartime Minister of Information is compelled, in the national interest, to such continuous acts of duplicity that even his natural hair must grow to resemble a wig."
- Claud Cockburn
(Related: Hair, Information, Interest)

"The first profile piece on myself came about after my Rabbi sent information to the Jewish Chronicle on what I was up to. The story was then picked up by one of the nationals and things grew from there."
- Benjamin Cohen
(Related: First, Information)

"I am a technological activist. I have a political agenda. I am in favor of basic human rights: to free speech, to use any information and technology, to purchase and use recreational drugs, to enjoy and purchase so-called 'vices', to be free of intruders, and to privacy."
- Bram Cohen
(Related: Technology, Drugs, Free speech, Information, Privacy)

"I'm just a vessel of information."
- Steven Cojocaru
(Related: Information)

"You shouldn't listen to us at all if you're looking for information. We don't take ourselves seriously on any level; we're just comedians."
- Stephen Colbert
(Related: Comedians, Information)

"If you decide you want to be treated good, and you treat someone else good, or you want to learn something, it's information. It's getting the right, good information."
- Ornette Coleman
(Related: Information, Right, Want)

"The educated do not share a common body of information, but a common state of mind."
- Mason Cooley
(Related: Body, Information, Mind, State)

"I've got my whole life. There's a lifetime of experience, a lifetime of experiencing the road and the music and different players. It makes me a richer human being. I have a greater source of information to tap into, a wealth of life."
- Rita Coolidge
(Related: Life, Music, Experience, Wealth, Being, Information, Road)

"If you're listening to a rock star in order to get your information on who to vote for, you're a bigger moron than they are."
- Alice Cooper
(Related: Information, Listening, Order, Vote)

"It's a fact that more people watch television and get their information that way than read books. I find new technology and new ways of communication very exciting and would like to do more in this field."
- Stephen Covey
(Related: Technology, People, Books, Communication, Fact, Information, Television)

"The danger that we have right now are people who get the same information as I do and, therefore, think they'll reach the same conclusions that haven't traded as long, don't have bear claws up and down their backs like I do."
- Jim Cramer
(Related: People, Danger, Information, Now, Right)

"I think that there are changes that have occurred in technology that make is that more people can have the same level of information that I have. My advantage is that I'm very good at interpreting the information."
- Jim Cramer
(Related: Technology, People, Information)

"In the information society, nobody thinks. We expect to banish paper, but we actually banish thought."
- Michael Crichton
(Related: Society, Thought, Information)

"It seems likely that most if not all the genetic information in any organism is carried by nucleic acid - usually by DNA, although certain small viruses use RNA as their genetic material."
- Francis Crick
(Related: Information)

"When you're bringing in a fairly unknown candidate challenging a sitting president, the population needs a lot more information than reduced coverage provides."
- Walter Cronkite
(Related: Information, Needs, Population, President)

"My biggest problem is retaining the exact information."
- David Cross
(Related: Information)

"I do send out information about my books. Very few people buy the books that way, but I always feel that if they want to know more about the process, they can get the information from my books."
- Richard Curtis
(Related: People, Books, Information, Want)

"It is evident that one cannot say anything demonstrable about the problem before having resolved these preliminary questions, and yet we hardly possess the necessary information to solve some of them."
- Georges Cuvier
(Related: Information, Questions)

"I would never withhold information about the murder of my man Biggie, or anybody else. It's just silly and ridiculous. The accusations are just flying out. All I've been trying to do all my life is to make great music."
- Puff Daddy
(Related: Life, Music, Accusations, Flying, Information, Man, Murder, Silly, Trying)

"You can't be distracted by the noise of misinformation."
- James Daly
"In your thirst for knowledge, be sure not to drown in all the information."
- Anthony J. D'Angelo
(Related: Knowledge, Information)

"More and more people are able to access information - thank goodness we have the Internet and if you are interested you can find things. Which is different than even 20 years ago."
- Edwidge Danticat
(Related: People, Goodness, Information, Internet, Years)

"People who want alternative information have to try so hard to find it."
- Edwidge Danticat
(Related: People, Information, Want)

"Unless you have a perception of who you are as a lawyer, you will never be at ease in dealing with legal matters, clients, or courts. But if you know who you are and why you're there, all you need is the expertise and the information."
- Samuel Dash
(Related: Legal, Perception, Clients, Expertise, Information, Will)

"You can have information and ease of use and have artistic integrity at the same time. The art of being a good Web designer is getting yourself into that middle ground and treating it as a final destination instead of as a compromise."
- Mike Davidson
(Related: Art, Time, Being, Compromise, Information, Integrity)

"As our country increasingly relies on electronic information storage and communication, it is imperative that our Government amend our information security laws accordingly."
- Jo Ann Davis
(Related: Government, Communication, Country, Information, Laws, Security)

"Information's pretty thin stuff unless mixed with experience."
- Clarence Day
(Related: Experience, Information, Pretty)

"If a State has reliable scientific information that demonstrates that a warning is needed for a particular food, then in the interest of public health, it should share that information with the FDA and petition for a new national standard."
- Nathan Deal
(Related: Food, Health, Information, Interest, Public, State)

"The European model is, first, a social and economic system founded on the role of the market, for no computer in the world can process information better than the market."
- Jacques Delors
(Related: Computer, First, Information, World)

"Turn off the TV and start digging around for information that's not from a corporation trying to make money."
- Iris DeMent
(Related: Money, Information, Trying)

"I've worked very hard in this book to keep the lines of communication open. I don't want to turn someone away from this information for partisan political reasons."
- Jared Diamond
(Related: Communication, Information, Open, Want)

"Animation offers a medium of story telling and visual entertainment which can bring pleasure and information to people of all ages everywhere in the world."
- Walt Disney
(Related: People, Animation, Entertainment, Information, Pleasure, World)

"As a general rule, the most successful man in life is the man who has the best information."
- Benjamin Disraeli
(Related: Life, Successful, Information, Man)

"When I do documentaries, my best information ends up on the cutting-room floor. People have trouble dealing with sexual honesty."
- Betty Dodson
(Related: People, Honesty, Information, Trouble)

"Developments in medical technology have long been confined to procedural or pharmaceutical advances, while neglecting a most basic and essential component of medicine: patient information management."
- John Doolittle
(Related: Medical, Technology, Management, Information)

"Inside a religious body you get sects and hierarchies, inside an information network you get bazaars and cathedrals, it is the same, call them what you like. They survive by pointing the finger of blame at each other."
- Mary Douglas
(Related: Blame, Body, Information, Network, Religious)

"We can say with certainty - or 90% probability - that the new industries that are about to be born will have nothing to do with information."
- Peter Drucker
(Related: Certainty, Information, Nothing, Will)

"The new information technology... Internet and e-mail... have practically eliminated the physical costs of communications."
- Peter Drucker
(Related: Technology, Information, Internet)

"Suppliers and especially manufacturers have market power because they have information about a product or a service that the customer does not and cannot have, and does not need if he can trust the brand. This explains the profitability of brands."
- Peter Drucker
(Related: Power, Trust, Customer, Information, Service)

"Checking the results of a decision against its expectations shows executives what their strengths are, where they need to improve, and where they lack knowledge or information."
- Peter Drucker
(Related: Knowledge, Decision, Expectations, Information, Results)

"I think that the use of copyright is going to change dramatically. Part of it is economics. There is just going to be so much content out there - there's a scarcity of attention. Information consumes attention, and there's too much information."
- Esther Dyson
(Related: Change, Attention, Content, Economics, Information)

"I think what he's - what he believes, and he may be correct, I don't know, that we have some intelligence information that leads us to know some things about what's going on in Iraq that we haven't revealed to others."
- Lawrence Eagleburger
(Related: Intelligence, Information, Iraq, May)

"The amount of detailed information which an individual has at his command and his theoretical elaborations of the same are mutually dependent; they grow in and through each other."
- Hermann Ebbinghaus
(Related: Information)

"I got as much information as I could, so I wouldn't look stupid, but this is a post 9/11 world and there's only so much you can do with the FBI in terms of research."
- Aaron Eckhart
(Related: Information, Post, Research, World)

"The information I requested under the Freedom of Information Act has been blocked for two years."
- Sibel Edmonds
(Related: Act, Freedom, Information, Years)

"Information comes through to me in 3 basic ways seen, hearing, and feeling the energy of the person that's crossed over. In which it is a symbolic type of language."
- John Edward
(Related: Energy, Feeling, Hearing, Information, Language)

"The process of receiving information for me is seeing, hearing, and feeling their energy in my frame of reference. That doesn't mean I see the individual, unfortunately."
- John Edward
(Related: Energy, Feeling, Hearing, Information)

"In my experience victims are more concerned with helping their families understand that they are still connected to them. In some rare experiences information comes through that helps understand what happened."
- John Edward
(Related: Experience, Information, Victims)

"Keep a journal, and learn how to see how you as an individuals sees information so you can learn your own sign language. Meditate and practice psychic self defense and surrounding yourself with prayer."
- John Edward
(Related: Defense, Information, Language, Practice, Prayer, Self)

"The facts are the vice president's company that he was CEO of, that did business with sworn enemies of the United States, paid millions of dollars in fines for providing false financial information, it's under investigation for bribing foreign officials."
- John Edwards
(Related: Business, Financial, Company, Enemies, Facts, Information, Investigation, President, states, United, Vice)

"Information is not knowledge."
- Albert Einstein
(Related: Knowledge, Information)

"Where is the Life we have lost in living? Where is the wisdom we have lost in knowledge? Where is the knowledge we have lost in information?"
- T. S. Eliot
(Related: Life, Wisdom, Knowledge, Information, Living)

"Where is all the knowledge we lost with information?"
- T. S. Eliot
(Related: Knowledge, Information)

"However, I survived and started to read all chemistry books that I could get a hand on, first some 19th century books from our home library that did not provide much reliable information, and then I emptied the rather extensive city library."
- Richard Ernst
(Related: Home, Books, First, Information)

"Opinion is that exercise of the human will which helps us to make a decision without information."
- John Erskine
(Related: Decision, Exercise, Information, Opinion, Will)

"Over the past decade, prescribing information has grown more and more complex, more and more dense and more difficult to negotiate."
- Andrew von Eschenbach
(Related: Information, Past)

"The demographic weight of countries such as China and India exercise a massive pressure on our wages and salaries. They have accomplished massive technological advances and the revolution in information technology has reduced the costs of transport."
- Laurent Fabius
(Related: Technology, Countries, Exercise, Revolution, Information, Pressure, Wages, Weight)

"If you think you might have secret information listening to me, you're lost."
- Morton Feldman
(Related: Information, Listening)

"I never leaked information to Woodward and Bernstein or anyone else!"
- W. Mark Felt
(Related: Information)

"The brain's calculations do not require our conscious effort, only our attention and our openness to let the information through. Although the brain absorbs universes of information, little is admitted into normal consciousness."
- Marilyn Ferguson
(Related: Attention, Calculations, Consciousness, Effort, Information)

"Fear is a question: What are you afraid of, and why? Just as the seed of health is in illness, because illness contains information, your fears are a treasure house of self-knowledge if you explore them."
- Marilyn Ferguson
(Related: Health, Fear, Illness, Information, Self, Treasure)

"The idea is to try to give all the information to help others to judge the value of your contribution; not just the information that leads to judgment in one particular direction or another."
- Richard P. Feynman
(Related: Idea, Direction, Help, Information, Judgment, Value)

"You are going in one second the length of a football field. That means you brain is receiving information from your body what the car is doing physically, bumping, balance, performance."
- Emerson Fittipaldi
(Related: Car, Performance, Balance, Body, Football, Information)

"Despite the administration's long public information campaign, for many months polls have consistently indicated only 37 percent of those eligible for Medicare say they only partially understand the program."
- Mike Fitzpatrick
(Related: Information, Months, Public)

"Internet safety begins at home and that is why my legislation would require the Federal Trade Commission to design and publish a unique website to serve as a clearinghouse and resource for parents, teachers and children for information on the dangers of surfing the Internet."
- Mike Fitzpatrick
(Related: Design, Home, Children, Information, Internet, Legislation, Parents, Safety, Teachers, Trade)

"Anyone can use these sites - companies and colleges, teachers and students, young and old all make use of networking sites to connect with people electronically to share pictures, information, course work, and common interests."
- Mike Fitzpatrick
(Related: Work, People, Information, Old, Students, Teachers)

"Although Customs and Border Protection analyzes cargo and other information to target specific shipments for closer inspection, it still physically inspects only a small fraction of the containers under its purview."
- Mike Fitzpatrick
(Related: Information, Protection)

"There is already a mountain of evidence that Saddam Hussein is gathering weapons for the purpose of using them. And adding additional information is like adding a foot to Mount Everest."
- Ari Fleischer
(Related: Purpose, Information, Weapons)

"No voice teacher can be all things to all people. You have to gain information from whatever sources you can. You have to listen."
- Renee Fleming
(Related: People, Gain, Information, Voice)

"I think the Internet's been a tremendous tool in terms of breaking down the power structure of information and entertainment, particularly at a time when so much information and entertainment were in the hands of so few people, with multinationals owning everything."
- Dave Foley
(Related: Power, Time, People, Entertainment, Information, Internet)

"Since the tragedies, the Department of Homeland Security was established to prevent terrorist attacks within the United States, and most importantly, to share intelligence information among government agencies and departments."
- Randy Forbes
(Related: Government, Intelligence, Information, Security, states, United)

"A poem is true if it hangs together. Information points to something else. A poem points to nothing but itself."
- E. M. Forster
(Related: Information, Nothing)

"Vetting and verifying information is one thing. Having our government sending out conflicting messages to the American people when conflict can be avoided is another."
- Vito Fossella
(Related: Government, People, American, Conflict, Information)

"Psychoanalysts seem to be long on information and short on application."
- Gene Fowler
(Related: Information)

"There is an abundance of misinformation, exaggeration, and blatant lies being spread by interest groups regarding the prospects for embryonic stem cell research."
- Virginia Foxx
(Related: Abundance, Being, Exaggeration, Interest, Lies, Research)

"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."
- Al Franken
(Related: Funny, People, Being, Information)

"For having lived long, I have experienced many instances of being obliged, by better information or fuller consideration, to change opinions, even on important subjects, which I once thought right but found to be otherwise."
- Benjamin Franklin
(Related: Change, Thought, Being, Consideration, Information, Opinions, Right)

"We are more thoroughly an enlightened people, with respect to our political interests, than perhaps any other under heaven. Every man among us reads, and is so easy in his circumstances as to have leisure for conversations of improvement and for acquiring information."
- Benjamin Franklin
(Related: People, Circumstances, Heaven, Improvement, Information, Leisure, Man, Respect)

"If you run an Internet search on Vietnam and the war, most of the information you get begins at about 1962. I think this is telling. It is missing the whole period that led up to the reasons the war happened in the first place."
- Brendan Fraser
(Related: War, First, Information, Internet, Vietnam)

"Education in the past has been too much inspiration and too little information."
- E. Franklin Frazier
(Related: Education, Inspiration, Information, Past)

"Collecting intelligence information is like trying to drink water out of a fire hydrant. You know, in hindsight It's great. The problem is there's a million dots at the time."
- Louis Freeh
(Related: Intelligence, Time, Fire, Hindsight, Information, Trying, Water)

"There is nobody I know by name who is concerned with collecting information for the Russian authorities. There are people whom I know by sight whom I trusted with my life."
- Klaus Fuchs
(Related: Life, People, Information, Name, Sight)

"The last time when I handed over information was in February or March 1949."
- Klaus Fuchs
(Related: Time, February, Information, March)

"Since that time I have had continuous contact with the persons who were completely unknown to me, except that I knew they would hand whatever information I gave them to the Russian authorities."
- Klaus Fuchs
(Related: Time, Information)

"I had therefore, no hesitation in giving all the information I had, even though occasionally I tried to concentrate mainly on giving information about the results of my own work."
- Klaus Fuchs
(Related: Work, Giving, Hesitation, Information, Results)

"This simple idea served to provide information on the geometrical shape of reacting molecules, and I was able to make the role of the frontier orbitals in chemical reactions more distinct through visualization, by drawing their diagrams."
- Kenichi Fukui
(Related: Idea, Information, Visualization)

"I was given no special information by the White House, or by anybody else, for that matter."
- Jeff Gannon
(Related: Information)

"I answered their questions truthfully and honestly, but I would prefer not to say more. I assume the information was routed back and that is why I was not called to testify."
- Jeff Gannon
(Related: Information, Questions)

"Well, the whole story is in the book, but the short answer is that I was the first information architect in an organization that was traditionally design-oriented, and I felt I needed a tool to help me gain the trust and support of my colleagues."
- Jesse James Garrett
(Related: Trust, Design, First, Gain, Help, Information, Support)

"A journalist and an information architect face exactly the same problem - how to give shape to the pile of information in front of you in a way that will make it easy and natural for people to comprehend. I can't imagine any better preparation for the work I do now."
- Jesse James Garrett
(Related: Work, People, Information, Now, Preparation, Will)

"And given that there's been probably a ten-fold amount of information about terrorism through the media than there has about climate change; I think that's quite an interesting statistic."
- Peter Garrett
(Related: Change, Climate, Climate change, Information, Media, Terrorism)

"Information technology and business are becoming inextricably interwoven. I don't think anybody can talk meaningfully about one without the talking about the other."
- Bill Gates
(Related: Business, Technology, Information, Talk, Talking)

"If I remember correctly, a writer is someone who wants to convey information. Language or writing is a code."
- Clifford Geertz
(Related: Information, Language, Writer, Writing)

"But definitely, when a decision is taken, or when you are trying to oppose a decision, you are in a weaker position than the member states, because they know more about the situation than you. We gave information, but they never gave us any information."
- Boutros Boutros Ghali
(Related: Decision, Information, states, Trying)

"It's impossible to move, to live, to operate at any level without leaving traces, bits, seemingly meaningless fragments of personal information."
- William Gibson
(Related: Information)

"What do we tell our children? Haste makes waste. Look before you leap. Stop and think. Don't judge a book by its cover. We believe that we are always better off gathering as much information as possible and spending as much time as possible in deliberation."
- Malcolm Gladwell
(Related: Time, Children, Haste, Information, Waste)

"That ability to take in your surroundings and sort out the important stuff, to be aware, to be vigilant. Then take all that information, put it together, and see if it makes sense to you."
- Paul Gleason
(Related: Ability, Information, Sense)

"You can say I give you this information as a dispassionate observer."
- Bill Goldberg
(Related: Information)

"For your information, I would like to ask a question."
- Samuel Goldwyn
(Related: Information, Question)

"There are, for example, exemptions in FOIA in which the government can withhold certain kinds of information, and the courts have recognized that there is certain documentation that do deserve protection, that certain privileges do apply and do deserve protection."
- Alberto Gonzales
(Related: Government, Example, Information, Protection)

"I feel very confident that that information should be sufficient for the members of the Senate to make an informed decision about John Roberts' qualifications."
- Alberto Gonzales
(Related: Decision, Information, Senate)

"But the Congress has made the determination that certain kinds of information can be protected even though the American people may want to have access to information."
- Alberto Gonzales
(Related: People, Determination, American, Congress, Information, May, Want)

"I am a data hound and so I usually end up working on whatever things I can find good data on. The rise of Internet commerce completely altered the amount of information you could gather on company behavior so I naturally drifted toward it."
- Austan Goolsbee
(Related: Behavior, Commerce, Company, End, Information, Internet)

"During the Cold War, we gathered information by listening to the Soviets, taking pictures of the Soviets, and we allowed our human intelligence to decline."
- Bob Graham
(Related: Intelligence, War, Information, Listening)

"The American people should be informed about what kind of capability terrorists have inside the United States. They should be informed of why we are not using information to do a more effective job of dealing with terrorists."
- Bob Graham
(Related: People, American, Information, Job, states, United)

"The American people do not have the information upon which they can hold the administration and responsible agencies accountable. I call that a coverup."
- Bob Graham
(Related: People, American, Information)

"The American people have been denied important information for their own protection."
- Bob Graham
(Related: People, American, Information, Protection)

"Anybody who's ever gone through a hard time - any outsider's perception, no matter how much information they're given, they have no idea what the person's life is like."
- Amy Grant
(Related: Life, Time, Idea, Perception, Information)

"I will provide friendly and courteous service and will work closely with all departments in the county. I will abide by the Texas Information Act in providing information to the public."
- Anne Grant
(Related: Work, Act, Information, Public, Service, Will)

"Genes that underlie the capacity to receive, use and transmit information are the evolving properties."
- Peter R. Grant
(Related: Information)

"Information networks straddle the world. Nothing remains concealed. But the sheer volume of information dissolves the information. We are unable to take it all in."
- Gunther Grass
(Related: Information, Nothing, World)

"Whenever culture has gone through a radical change, as ours has - from industrial age to information age - there are people who will deny that things have changed; they resist it and refuse to change."
- Daniel Greenberg
(Related: Age, Change, People, Culture, Information, Radical, Will)

"In traditional schools, you're penalized for making a mistake. But that won't work in the new information culture, in the digital world we live in today."
- Daniel Greenberg
(Related: Work, Mistake, Culture, Information, Schools, Today, World)

"If members of the security apparatus could, with impunity, keep from those elected by the people that which they're entitled to know - or worse, feed false information - those who could control the classified data could be the real decision makers."
- Harold H. Greene
(Related: People, Control, Decision, Information, Security)

"I'm a great believer in the competitive system, and think that competition will bring us greater innovation and put American industry in information ahead of everyone also."
- Harold H. Greene
(Related: American, Competition, Information, Innovation, Will)

"And, consequently, the art of propaganda or public information becomes one of the most powerful forms of directive statesmanship."
- John Grierson
(Related: Art, Information, Propaganda, Public, Statesmanship)

"There cannot be any better cross-section of America and I think the soldiers represent the best we have. Today's soldiers are brighter and smarter, perhaps in a different way, than past generations because they've been brought up in the computer and information age."
- Gerald Griffin
(Related: Age, America, Computer, Generations, Information, Past, Soldiers, Today)

"I found out that you could audition by sending a picture of yourself and some information to Newsround."
- Rupert Grint
(Related: Information)

"I believe certain members of the U.S. Congress have aided in the oppression and diversion of critical information that could have revealed a fullness of truth long ago."
- Bo Gritz
(Related: Truth, Congress, Information, Oppression)

"When action grows unprofitable, gather information; when information grows unprofitable, sleep."
- Ursula K. Le Guin
(Related: Action, Information, Sleep)

"Mr. Speaker, Americans want, need, and rightfully expect Congress to protect them from the prying eyes of identity thieves and give them back control of their Social Security numbers and personal health information."
- Luis Gutierrez
(Related: Health, Control, Americans, Congress, Eyes, Identity, Information, Numbers, Security, Want)

"Young people discovering their sexuality must know they walk with a strong tradition and that they are not alone. They have a right to information without being pressured."
- Jasmine Guy
(Related: People, Being, Information, Right, Sexuality, Tradition)

"The information is in the people, not in your head."
- Edward T. Hall
(Related: People, Information)

"Thanks for the information about what we call business."
- Dashiell Hammett
(Related: Business, Information)

"I'd like to provide information, inspiration, and access to whatever goods and services are needed to make it super easy for everyone to change their lifestyle to a sustainable one."
- Daryl Hannah
(Related: Change, Inspiration, Information)

"What a person praises is perhaps a surer standard, even than what he condemns, of his own character, information and abilities."
- Augustus Hare
(Related: Character, Information)

"The two words 'information' and 'communication' are often used interchangeably, but they signify quite different things. Information is giving out; communication is getting through."
- Sydney J. Harris
(Related: Communication, Giving, Information, Words)

"Experience has ceded to a series of happenings, about which the most we can expect is information."
- Thomas Harrison
(Related: Experience, Information)

"Now Congress learns that the Veterans Administration failed to provide complete, accurate information on the money it needs for both this year and next year."
- Doc Hastings
(Related: Money, Congress, Information, Needs, Now, Veterans)

"The Federal government does not have any information about extraterrestrial life to conceal, and there are no secret projects for me to investigate."
- Orrin Hatch
(Related: Government, Life, Information, Projects)

"That inefficiency is masked because growth and progress are measured in money, and money does not give us information about ecological systems, it only gives information about financial systems."
- Paul Hawken
(Related: Money, Progress, Financial, Growth, Inefficiency, Information)

"That appropriation of resources and the transformation of them into goods and services through the European production system characterized, and characterizes to this day, all industrial systems including the information age."
- Paul Hawken
(Related: Age, Day, Information, Production)

"People are naming it the Third Wave, the Information Age, etc. but I would say those are basically technological descriptions, and this next shift is not about technology - although obviously it will be influenced and in some cases expressed by technologies."
- Paul Hawken
(Related: Technology, Age, People, Information, Will)

"Information from destructive activities going back a hundred years right up until today is being incorporated into the system. And as that happens the underlying framework of industrialism is collapsing and causing disintegration."
- Paul Hawken
(Related: Being, Information, Right, Today, Years)

"It is no good getting furious if you get stuck. What I do is keep thinking about the problem but work on something else. Sometimes it is years before I see the way forward. In the case of information loss and black holes, it was 29 years."
- Stephen Hawking
(Related: Work, Information, Loss, Thinking, Years)

"We know: of course, with regard to the market and similar social structures, a great many facts which we cannot measure and on which indeed we have only some very imprecise and general information."
- Friedrich August von Hayek
(Related: Facts, Information, Measure)

"Why should we, however, in economics, have to plead ignorance of the sort of facts on which, in the case of a physical theory, a scientist would certainly be expected to give precise information?"
- Friedrich August von Hayek
(Related: Economics, Facts, Ignorance, Information, Theory)

"With over 1 billion users and counting worldwide, the Internet has quickly become a critical place for individuals, business communities and governments to share and distribute information."
- Robin Hayes
(Related: Business, Information, Internet)

"I frankly don't think it's going to be a successful war on terrorism until law enforcement agencies like the FBI are willing to share with other law enforcement agencies. If they can't share information, there's no way this war can be won."
- Patty Hearst
(Related: War, Successful, Information, Law, Terrorism)

"We finally found out the technique of separating and getting information about where every train would be at any moment. Of course, I went over budget many times, because - as you go along - some things improved, and you get better ideas."
- John Hench
(Related: Ideas, Information)

"I have wanted to be a fine artist painter, and I reached the point in art schools were I'd like to understand more about images and how images communicate information to people. And I was not getting very far in that from my professors."
- John Hench
(Related: Art, People, Artist, Information, Schools)

"I'm a girl who loves to share information, especially empowering, life-changing, information."
- Marilu Henner
(Related: Life, Information)

"Actually the copies of characters is something I don't particularly like to talk about in articles but just for your information, most characters there's only one."
- Jim Henson
(Related: Information, Talk)

"The information that is passed from person to person and from generation to generation is the primary factor that gives humans a competitive advantage over other animals."
- Keith Henson
(Related: Animals, Information)

"We were developing an innovative Personal Information Manager called Chandler but a couple years ago I took off from that to do a project writing down my memoirs essentially, reminiscing about the development of the Macintosh."
- Andy Hertzfeld
(Related: Manager, Development, Information, Project, Writing, Years)

"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."
- Alexander Herzen
(Related: Thought, Absence, Feeling, Information, Man, Passion)

"Exact information about the functional significance of the deep sections of the brain is only obtained by working through the brain histologically in serial section."
- Walter Rudolf Hess
(Related: Deep, Information)

"I have no personal vendetta against Clarence Thomas. I seek only to provide the committee with information which it may regard as relevant."
- Anita Hill
(Related: Committee, Information, May)

"Since signing with Universal, I have been working closely with Gary Ross, the director, producer and screenwriter. We have spent many hours on the phone, and I've been sending him information and items that have been useful to the writing process."
- Laura Hillenbrand
(Related: Information, Writing)

"Greed probably figures in my intellectual life as well, as I attempt to absorb a massive amount of information with consequent mental indigestion."
- Etty Hillesum
(Related: Life, Greed, Indigestion, Information)

"A person's credit report is one of the most important tools consumers can use to maintain their financial security and credit rating, but for so long many did not know how to obtain one, or what to do with the information it provided."
- Ruben Hinojosa
(Related: Financial, Credit, Information, Security, Tools)

"As problems like identity theft become more prevalent, now more than ever, Americans need to take their financial health seriously - and this information is of the utmost importance."
- Ruben Hinojosa
(Related: Health, Financial, Americans, Identity, Importance, Information, Now, Problems, Theft)

"Television has done much for psychiatry by spreading information about it, as well as contributing to the need for it."
- Alfred Hitchcock
(Related: Information, Psychiatry, Television)

"Language was a huge expansion of that capacity to deal with information."
- Dee Hock
(Related: Information, Language)

"As I like to say, the entire collective memory of the species - that means all known and recorded information - is going to be just a few keystrokes away in a matter of years."
- Dee Hock
(Related: Information, Memory, Years)

"If you go back to the first single-cell form of life, it clearly possessed the capacity to receive, to utilize, to store, to transform, and to transmit information."
- Dee Hock
(Related: Life, First, Information)

"Structure is more important than content in the transmission of information."
- Abbie Hoffman
(Related: Content, Information)

"Every time I finish a book, I forget everything I learned writing it - the information just disappears out of my head."
- Alice Hoffman
(Related: Time, Forget, Information, Writing)

"A variety of national and international studies indicate that the broad-based deployment of information technology can have a substantial impact on our nation's economic productivity and growth as well as the educational and social success of our citizens."
- Tim Holden
(Related: Success, Technology, Growth, Information, Nation, Productivity, Variety)

"Just the minute the FBI begins making recommendations on what should be done with its information, it becomes a Gestapo."
- J. Edgar Hoover
(Related: Information)

"In the end, you make your reputation and you have your success based upon credibility and being able to provide people who are really hungry for information what they want."
- Brit Hume
(Related: Success, People, Being, Credibility, End, Information, Reputation, Want)

"It's the same with people knowing absolutely everything there is to know about an actor. I actually think the more personal information you have about an actor, the more you have to carve out for yourself when you go to a movie and see them in it."
- Holly Hunter
(Related: People, Actor, Information)

"In reference to Cat Stevens, it is very, very important we have accurate information on our terrorist watch list and our no fly list and that you have a remedy."
- Asa Hutchinson
(Related: Information)

"In the Atlantean period there were many energies being used and information and knowledge being used which were, for particular reasons of safety, withdrawn, shall we say, to prevent complete catastrophe, to prevent total destruction of your planet."
- David Icke
(Related: Knowledge, Being, Destruction, Information, Safety)

"Incredible that liberals aren't more concerned about the monopoly of information in South Dakota."
- Laura Ingraham
(Related: Information, Liberals)

"There is no excuse for this administration shielding information about Iraq and the fact that we have great difficulties there from the American people."
- Jay Inslee
(Related: People, American, Difficulties, Fact, Information, Iraq)

"Look, obviously that was - created quite a firestorm, but Newsweek editors have made clear that this was a situation where, you know, a solid, well-placed source provided some information."
- Michael Isikoff
(Related: Editors, Information)

"Mr. Luskin also says that Rove did not knowingly disclose classified information and did not tell any reporters that Valerie Plame worked for the C.I.A."
- Michael Isikoff
(Related: Information)

"Every ISP is being attacked, maliciously both from in the United States and outside of the United States, by those who want to invade people's privacy. But more importantly they want to take control of computers, they want to hack them, they want to steal information."
- Darrell Issa
(Related: Computers, People, Control, Being, Information, Privacy, states, United, Want)

"Every portal coming into this country is being attacked by those who would harvest information, both national security secrets and just the common information of private individuals and private individuals. That crime is going on, every day, on a single entity known as the Internet."
- Darrell Issa
(Related: Being, Country, Crime, Day, Harvest, Information, Internet, National security, Secrets)

"When the time comes for your brain to process the information, the second word comes up faster than the first one. So when it's in your head, all of a sudden, it comes out backwards and you think of the word backwards."
- Bruce Jenner
(Related: Time, First, Information, Word)

"Success, for me, is being able to provide information that will help to change someone's life positively."
- Darren L. Johnson
(Related: Change, Life, Success, Being, Help, Information, Will)

"Knowledge is of two kinds. We know a subject ourselves, or we know where we can find information upon it."
- Samuel Johnson
(Related: Knowledge, Information)

"Withholding information that would get innocent people killed was the right thing to do, not a journalistic sin."
- Eason Jordan
(Related: People, Information, Right, Sin)

"Expressing the thoughts of my comrades, I suggested, among other means, the organization of an international information service on inventories, on production, and on the needs of the various countries for raw materials."
- Leon Jouhaux
(Related: Thoughts, Countries, Information, Needs, Production, Service)

"When you're very young and you learn something - a fact, a piece of information, whatever - it doesn't connect to anything."
- Norton Juster
(Related: Fact, Information)

"The critic is the only independent source of information. The rest is advertising."
- Pauline Kael
(Related: Advertising, Information, Rest)

"In the arts, the critic is the only independent source of information. The rest is advertising."
- Pauline Kael
(Related: Advertising, Information, Rest)

"Getting information off the Internet is like taking a drink from a fire hydrant."
- Mitchell Kapor
(Related: Fire, Information, Internet)

"If they conducted a raid in this room, you'd all be policed up. They'd take all of you to Abu Ghraib and turn you over to the soldiers. Maybe there's only one or two of you in this group who was a known associate or had any piece of information that they are trying to exploit."
- Janis Karpinski
(Related: Information, Soldiers, Trying)

"Military intelligence interrogators, however, their goal is to get information, to save lives, to stop the war, to find Saddam - whatever the information is going to be used for, at whatever cost."
- Janis Karpinski
(Related: Intelligence, War, Goal, Information, Military)

"Hopefully, imparting what's important to me, respect for the food and that information about the purveyors, people will realize that for a restaurant to be good, so many pieces have to come together."
- Thomas Keller
(Related: Food, People, Information, Respect, Will)

"I don't practice, but I am still officially in paediatrics. I keep in touch with journals, and I have a very good data bank of medical information and there is a key thing for a writer knowing where to go. I know where to go to get the information that I need."
- Jonathan Kellerman
(Related: Medical, Information, Key, Practice, Writer)

"I want minimum information given with maximum politeness."
- Jackie Kennedy
(Related: Information, Politeness, Want)

"The Internet is a great information tool, and can be a place where kids learn, but we must remember that when kids are online, they are in public."
- Mark Kennedy
(Related: Information, Internet, Kids, Public)

"Information is a negotiator's greatest weapon."
- Victor Kiam
(Related: Information)

"I think if we're going to live in this - in this world - in this technological world where information can be disseminated so quickly, we have to be serious and take firm, strong action against those who are putting American lives at risk. Because this will put people's lives at risk."
- Peter King
(Related: People, Action, American, Information, Risk, Will, World)

"Violent behavior exists in one's psychological makeup much deeper than the level that receives information from television or movies."
- Richard King
(Related: Movies, Behavior, Information, Makeup, Television)

"Somewhere in your career, your work changes. It becomes less anal, less careful and more spontaneous, more to do with the information that your soul carries."
- Ben Kingsley
(Related: Work, Soul, Career, Information)

"I think the art world... is a very small pond, and it's a very inbred pond. They rely on information from an elect elite sect of galleries, primarily in New York."
- Thomas Kinkade
(Related: Art, Information, World)

"In any event, the proper question isn't what a journalist thinks is relevant but what his or her audience thinks is relevant. Denying people information they would find useful because you think they shouldn't find it useful is censorship, not journalism."
- Michael Kinsley
(Related: People, Censorship, Information, Journalism, Question)

"The important information you need at the beginning of an issue. Like way they did the old Frank Miller Daredevil issues in the first five pages he always had to state his origins and how he got his powers."
- Robert Kirkman
(Related: Beginning, First, Information, Old, State)

"My house was bugged. They couldn't find any information on me being a subversive because I happen to love America; I just don't like some of the things the government is doing."
- Eartha Kitt
(Related: Government, Love, America, Being, Information)

"To me, every interview, even if you love the artist, needs to be somewhat adversarial. Which doesn't mean you need to attack the person, but you do need to look at it like you're trying to get information that has not been written about before."
- Chuck Klosterman
(Related: Love, Artist, Information, Needs, Trying)

"Torture is an impermissible evil. Except under two circumstances. The first is the ticking time bomb. An innocent's life is at stake. The bad guy you have captured possesses information that could save this life. He refuses to divulge. In such a case, the choice is easy."
- Charles Krauthammer
(Related: Life, Time, Choice, Circumstances, Evil, First, Information)

"Homer was able to give us no information relating to the truth, for he wrote of human rather than divine things."
- Lactantius
(Related: Truth, Information)

"My number one goal was not getting 'A's' - and I proved it. I was a 'C' student. You have to be ready to learn. If you're not interesting in learning, it doesn't work. As I grew older and wanted to learn and desperately wanted inside information, learning was a lot easier."
- Brian Lamb
(Related: Work, Goal, Information, Learning)

"The institution of a public library, containing books on education, would be well adapted for the information of teachers, many of whom are not able to purchase expensive publications on those subjects."
- Joseph Lancaster
(Related: Education, Books, Information, Public, Teachers)

"Despite its enormous power and wealth, China's ruling elite remains absolutely petrified that the free flow of information will undermine its political legitimacy, particularly among China's younger generation."
- Tom Lantos
(Related: Power, Wealth, Information, Will)

"The job of the press is to encourage debate, not to supply the public with information."
- Christopher Lasch
(Related: Debate, Information, Job, Press, Public)

"Information, usually seen as the precondition of debate, is better understood as its by-product."
- Christopher Lasch
(Related: Debate, Information)

"The President should spend his time going after the terrorists rather than sharing sensitive counter terrorism information with countries that sponsor terrorism."
- Frank Lautenberg
(Related: Time, Countries, Information, President, Sharing, Terrorism)

"There are two things in ordinary conversation which ordinary people dislike - information and wit."
- Stephen Leacock
(Related: People, Conversation, Information, Wit)

"No amounts of stone and bone could yield the kinds of information that the paintings gave so freely."
- Mary Leakey
(Related: Information, Yield)

"In the information age, you don't teach philosophy as they did after feudalism. You perform it. If Aristotle were alive today he'd have a talk show."
- Timothy Leary
(Related: Age, Information, Philosophy, Talk, Today)

"The Google algorithm was a significant development. I've had thank-you emails from people whose lives have been saved by information on a medical website or who have found the love of their life on a dating website."
- Tim Berners Lee
(Related: Dating, Life, Love, Medical, People, Development, Information)

"The Mobile Web Initiative is important - information must be made seamlessly available on any device."
- Tim Berners Lee
(Related: Information)

"The most important thing that was new was the idea of URI-or URL, that any piece of information anywhere should have an identifier, which will allow you to get hold of it."
- Tim Berners Lee
(Related: Idea, Information, Will)

"The Semantic Web is not a separate Web but an extension of the current one, in which information is given well-defined meaning, better enabling computers and people to work in cooperation."
- Tim Berners Lee
(Related: Computers, Work, People, Cooperation, Information, Meaning)

"Whatever the device you use for getting your information out, it should be the same information."
- Tim Berners Lee
(Related: Information)

"If we don't have an informed electorate we don't have a democracy. So I don't care how people get the information, as long as they get it. I'm just doing it my particular way and I feel lucky I can do it the way I want to do it."
- Jim Lehrer
(Related: People, Care, Democracy, Information, Want)

"Best I can do for them is to give them every piece of information I can find and let them make the judgments. That's just my basic view of my function as a journalist."
- Jim Lehrer
(Related: Information)

"Coming tight was boring to me, just the face... it didn't have enough information."
- Annie Leibovitz
(Related: Information)

"I spend my time trying to figure art out. I was brought up to believe that the way one processes information is by making it into art. That's how I live my life."
- Sean Lennon
(Related: Art, Life, Time, Information, Trying)

"I've been talking about the centrality of libraries in our information society for a while now."
- Matthew Lesko
(Related: Society, Information, Libraries, Now, Talking)

"If the government did a good job of publicizing this information, my products wouldn't sell."
- Matthew Lesko
(Related: Government, Information, Job)

"My fiction has been influenced by the visual arts, though not in obvious ways, it seems to me. I don't offer tremendous amounts of visual information in my work."
- Jonathan Lethem
(Related: Work, Fiction, Information, Obvious)

"I need to talk about Chinese culture. We have deep, strong philosophy and culture. I want to share some information, tell the worldwide audience."
- Jet Li
(Related: Culture, Deep, Information, Philosophy, Talk, Want)

"We all want more information available when making health care decisions for ourselves and our families."
- Dan Lipinski
(Related: Health, Care, Decisions, Information, Want)

"We are currently working on new policies to protect and create American jobs, particularly by improving education. We need more information in order to find the best solutions to this increasing concern for American families."
- Dan Lipinski
(Related: Education, American, Concern, Information, Jobs, Order)

"Every physical system registers information, and just by evolving in time, by doing its thing, it changes that information, transforms that information, or, if you like, processes that information."
- Seth Lloyd
(Related: Time, Information)

"In order to figure out how to make atoms compute, you have to learn how to speak their language and to understand how they process information under normal circumstances."
- Seth Lloyd
(Related: Atoms, Circumstances, Information, Language, Order)

"Instead of having to be a member of the Royal Society to do science, the way you had to be in England in the 17th, 18th, centuries today pretty much anybody who wants to do it can, and the information that they need to do it is there."
- Seth Lloyd
(Related: Society, Science, England, Information, Pretty, Today)

"Merely by existing and evolving in time - by existing - any physical system registers information, and by evolving in time it transforms or processes that information."
- Seth Lloyd
(Related: Time, Information)

"Of course, one way of thinking about all of life and civilization is as being about how the world registers and processes information. Certainly that's what sex is about; that's what history is about."
- Seth Lloyd
(Related: History, Life, Sex, Civilization, Being, Information, Thinking, World)

"All physical systems can be thought of as registering and processing information, and how one wishes to define computation will determine your view of what computation consists of."
- Seth Lloyd
(Related: Thought, Information, Will, Wishes)

"The amount of information that can be stored by the ultimate laptop, 10 to the 31st bits, is much higher than the 10 to the 10th bits stored on current laptops."
- Seth Lloyd
(Related: Information)

"There are considerable advantages to using many degrees of freedom to store information, stability and controllability being perhaps the most important."
- Seth Lloyd
(Related: Being, Freedom, Information, Stability)

"What's happened with society is that we have created these devices, computers, which already can register and process huge amounts of information, which is a significant fraction of the amount of information that human beings themselves, as a species, can process."
- Seth Lloyd
(Related: Society, Computers, Information)

"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."
- John Locke
(Related: Men, Information)

"But this is an occupational hazard of being a scientist. You say this is the best information I have and then you realize that not everyone is going to read the footnotes or the whole book, so people are going to get the wrong impression."
- Bjorn Lomborg
(Related: People, Impression, Being, Information, Wrong)

"We have to be aware that the scientific community throws up tons of different hypotheses and at a certain point we'll find out who was right and who was wrong. But we have to go with the best information right now, which I would claim to be the IPCC reports."
- Bjorn Lomborg
(Related: Community, Information, Now, Right, Wrong)

"A guy gave me a job at an information booth - no questions asked."
- Jay London
(Related: Information, Job, Questions)

"I am disillusioned enough to know that no man's opinion on any subject is worth a damn unless backed up with enough genuine information to make him really know what he's talking about."
- H. P. Lovecraft
(Related: Information, Man, Opinion, Talking, Worth)

"Esso has been the main one in America spreading the disinformation that there is no global warming problem."
- James Lovelock
(Related: America, Global warming)

"The oil companies regard nuclear power as their rival, who will reduce their profits, so they put out a lot of disinformation about nuclear power."
- James Lovelock
(Related: Power, Oil, Will)

"Believing that our greatest need is for the general public to be able to get better information, to have an opportunity to learn better the real issues of the less fortunate, we centered the activities of the Fairness Project on that."
- Mike Lowry
(Related: Opportunity, Information, Project, Public)

"The Bush administration also was not straightforward about the intelligence it had, releasing tenuous information that fit its goal of attacking Iraq. I feel deceived."
- Ken Lucas
(Related: Intelligence, Goal, Information, Iraq)

"Increasingly, the central question is becoming who will have access to the information these machines must have in storage to guarantee that the right decisions are made."
- Jean-Francois Lyotard
(Related: Decisions, Information, Machines, Question, Right, Will)

"Video just accesses international information so much more readily."
- Ann Macbeth
(Related: Information)

"A popular government without popular information or the means of acquiring it, is but a prologue to a farce, or a tragedy, or perhaps both."
- James Madison
(Related: Government, Information, Popular, Tragedy)

"For too long, decisions have been taken behind closed doors - tablets of stone have simply been past down to people without bothering to involve people, listen to their views or give them information about what we are doing and why."
- Peter Mandelson
(Related: People, Decisions, Information, Past)

"Every story was being made up. My true friends weren't the ones speaking. It was people who never knew me, making up stories. Even my local paper put a $1,000 bounty out for information about my whereabouts."
- Marla Maples
(Related: People, Being, Friends, Information)

"Conversely, beware the man who does nothing but ask you questions about yourself and offers no information about himself. Not only is he keeping you at bay, he is probably not listening to your answers."
- Merrill Markoe
(Related: Answers, Information, Listening, Man, Nothing, Questions)

"The bile makes it better. I am an information wasting machine - 100s of words a day."
- Marc Maron
(Related: Day, Information, Machine, Words)

"The scanning of barcodes, or the reading of RFID transponders, generates data that is used in a software package to provide management or control information."
- Mike Marsh
(Related: Control, Management, Information, Reading, Software)

"What I did was, I went and collected every bit of information from Adventist publishing houses in the basic areas of doctrine covered in the book Questions on Doctrine."
- Walter Martin
(Related: Doctrine, Houses, Information, Publishing, Questions)

"Can you blame them? We have to filter so much information these days. But it does make it difficult for an artist. I'm 46 years old now. I've had a lot of life experience and my voice has changed. People who expect the same old me are bound to be disappointed."
- Kathy Mattea
(Related: Experience, Life, People, Artist, Blame, Information, Now, Old, Voice, Years)

"I will have a one-hour program called the Mission Watch, where I will describe details of the mission and give additional information about the lessons from space."
- Christa McAuliffe
(Related: Information, Mission, Space, Will)

"I kind of embarked on a fruitless search to find information about my character, Frederick Aiken. And it was fruitless, unfortunately, because there's so little about him."
- James McAvoy
(Related: Character, Information)

"When you're interviewing someone, even your mother - you have to sort of deal with you have to get some objective space from yourself and the person but you also have to find what's the best way to get the information from that person."
- James McBride
(Related: Mother, Information, Space)

"I think the Internet, particularly the availability of information, is great. I do a lot of correspondence on-line and have a chat line to talk to my fans as well."
- Anne McCaffrey
(Related: Fans, Information, Internet, Talk)

"Foolishness is rarely a matter of lack of intelligence or even lack of information."
- John McCarthy
(Related: Intelligence, Foolishness, Information)

"They work in secrecy. I can't get any information. You can't find out anything until they get out to the floor. And it's hard to lick em at that stage. They're a closed corporation. When they stick together, you can't lick em on the floor."
- John William McCormack
(Related: Work, Information, Secrecy)

"For a long time I wanted to be a comic strip artist but when I started doing them in my teens they were getting really elaborate with tons of poses and a lot of information."
- Craig McCracken
(Related: Time, Artist, Information)

"Because the New Testament provides the primary historical source for information on the resurrection, many critics during the 19th century attacked the reliability of these biblical documents."
- Josh McDowell
(Related: Information, New testament)

"But these guys learn so fast now, they sort of soak up the information, they're fearless. Those are the guys who learn from their mistakes and come back strong the next time."
- John McEnroe
(Related: Time, Information, Mistakes, Now)

"Life is so fast these days, and we're exposed to so much information. Television makes us a witness to such misery."
- Gates McFadden
(Related: Life, Information, Misery, Television)

"The Internet is just bringing all kinds of information into the home. There's just a lot of distraction, a lot of competition for the parent's voice to resonate in the children's ears."
- Phil McGraw
(Related: Home, Children, Competition, Information, Internet, Voice)

"In this electronic age we see ourselves being translated more and more into the form of information, moving toward the technological extension of consciousness."
- Marshall McLuhan
(Related: Age, Being, Consciousness, Information)

"One of the effects of living with electric information is that we live habitually in a state of information overload. There's always more than you can cope with."
- Marshall McLuhan
(Related: Information, Living, State)

"I think that the Internet - and I do love the free flow of ideas on the 'Net - is like the wild west of the information world."
- Vince McMahon
(Related: Love, Ideas, Information, Internet, World)

"One of the great joys of life is creativity. Information goes in, gets shuffled about, and comes out in new and interesting ways."
- Peter McWilliams
(Related: Life, Creativity, Information)

"I was brought up to believe that the only thing worth doing was to add to the sum of accurate information in the world."
- Margaret Mead
(Related: Information, World, Worth)

"I'd like to talk about free markets. Information in the computer age is the last genuine free market left on earth except those free markets where indigenous people are still surviving. And that's basically becoming limited."
- Russell Means
(Related: Age, People, Computer, Earth, Information, Talk)

"I think reading is important for a variety of things. I mean, first of all, it's a way to get information and find out what's going on in the world. But also, it helps your imagination."
- Breckin Meyer
(Related: Imagination, First, Information, Reading, Variety, World)

"The Asian nation's oil demand is expected to grow this year by 800,000 barrels per day and represents more than one-third of the total growth in global demand, according to the Energy Information Agency."
- Gary Miller
(Related: Growth, Day, Energy, Information, Nation, Oil)

"The Age of Information, Has turned out to be the Age of Ignorance."
- Mark Crispin Miller
(Related: Age, Ignorance, Information)

"Most people might just as well buy a share of the whole market, which pools all the information, than delude themselves into thinking they know something the market doesn't."
- Merton Miller
(Related: People, Information, Thinking)

"Of course. I favor passive investing for most investors, because markets are amazingly successful devices for incorporating information into stock prices."
- Merton Miller
(Related: Successful, Information)

"So everybody has some information. The function of the markets is to aggregate that information, evaluate it, and get it incorporated into prices."
- Merton Miller
(Related: Evaluate, Information)

"To beat the market you'll have to invest serious bucks to dig up information no one else has yet."
- Merton Miller
(Related: Information)

"She gave me another piece of information which excited other feelings in me, scarcely less dreadful. Infants were sometimes born in the convent; but they were always baptized and immediately strangled!"
- Maria Monk
(Related: Feelings, Information)

"Sometimes in the past when I was going to perform a piece again I would listen to old recordings and try to reproduce the material. This time I realized that carrying around old information, trying to get everything in, and still be in the moment just doesn't work."
- Meredith Monk
(Related: Time, Work, Information, Old, Past, Trying)

"I am very puzzled by the fact that young people are getting infected again. They don't take precautions despite an enormous amount of information. It's like riding a race car at 200 kilometers an hour. Some people like the risk."
- Luc Montagnier
(Related: Car, People, Fact, Information, Race, Risk)

"When a pianist sits down and does a virtuoso performance he is in a technical sense transmitting more information to a machine than any other human activity involving machinery allows."
- Robert Moog
(Related: Performance, Information, Machine, Sense)

"Education is not the piling on of learning, information, data, facts, skills, or abilities - that's training or instruction - but is rather making visible what is hidden as a seed."
- Thomas Moore
(Related: Education, Facts, Information, Learning, Training)

"You can have data without information, but you cannot have information without data."
- Daniel Keys Moran
(Related: Information)

"Knowledge is power. Information is power. The secreting or hoarding of knowledge or information may be an act of tyranny camouflaged as humility."
- Robin Morgan
(Related: Power, Knowledge, Act, Humility, Information, May, Tyranny)

"India and Japan should develop a complementary relationship in information technology."
- Yoshiro Mori
(Related: Technology, Information)

"We do recognise the need to move towards the publication of information showing the progress made by pupils from one stage of their education to another."
- Estelle Morris
(Related: Education, Progress, Information)

"The need for improved technical support in schools has expanded as the Government and schools have increased their investment in information and communications technologies."
- Estelle Morris
(Related: Government, Information, Investment, Schools, Support)

"I am determined to hold on as long as possible, but if I should disappear, I should not have had the time to familiarize my successors with the necessary information."
- Jean Moulin
(Related: Time, Information)

"The printed page conveys information and commitment, and requires active involvement. Television conveys emotion and experience, and it's very limited in what it can do logically. It's an existential experience - there and then gone."
- Bill Moyers
(Related: Experience, Commitment, Emotion, Information, Television)

"In the United States, it's the mandate of the FBI to gather information relating to terrorism, go out and collect it, to do the interviews, to do the investigative work."
- Robert Mueller
(Related: Work, Information, states, Terrorism, United)

"Prior to the passage of the Patriot Act, it was very difficult - often impossible - for us to share information with the Central Intelligence Agency, with NSA, with the other intelligence agencies, and likewise, for them to share information with us."
- Robert Mueller
(Related: Intelligence, Act, Information)

"Secondly, not only have we put additional agents on counterterrorism, but we've also built up our analytical structure so that we're better positioned to analyze the information we have."
- Robert Mueller
(Related: Information)

"We had to address information technology in the ways we had not before and give the agents the tools that they need to do their job more efficiently and more expeditiously."
- Robert Mueller
(Related: Technology, Information, Job, Tools)

"I think around the world, our agents are the best collectors of information you'll find."
- Robert Mueller
(Related: Information, World)

"I think anybody in our - in the, in the national security apparatus has, has got to take full cognizance of their responsibility for the safeguarding of classified information."
- Michael Mullen
(Related: Information, National security, Responsibility)

"It's obvious that if you're going to play a character you need to amass information about that person and about their environment or their era that they're in and use as little or as much as necessary."
- Cillian Murphy
(Related: Character, Environment, Information, Obvious, Play)

"What we do as actors is we go through phases where you superficially learn all this information."
- Cillian Murphy
(Related: Actors, Information)

"The best doctors and the best hospitals in America, if they cannot get the patient information they need when they need it, it can lead to morbid consequences: Higher mortality."
- Timothy Murphy
(Related: America, Doctors, Hospitals, Information, Mortality)

"Providing patients and consumers with solid information on the cost and quality of their healthcare options can literally make the difference between life or death; and play a decisive role in whether a family or employer can afford healthcare."
- Timothy Murphy
(Related: Family, Life, Quality, Death, Difference, Healthcare, Information, Options, Play)

"Healthcare providers will compete to offer the best record of patient safety at the lowest prices. Hospitals and patients will benefit from having accurate information about areas of excellence and areas that must be improved."
- Timothy Murphy
(Related: Excellence, Healthcare, Hospitals, Information, Safety, Will)

"I am pleased that the President has signed an Executive Order this week requiring federal agencies to disclose information about prices and quality of healthcare services."
- Timothy Murphy
(Related: Quality, Healthcare, Information, Order, President)

"The speed of communications is wondrous to behold. It is also true that speed can multiply the distribution of information that we know to be untrue."
- Edward R. Murrow
(Related: Information)

"Just once in a while let us exalt the importance of ideas and information."
- Edward R. Murrow
(Related: Ideas, Importance, Information)

"If we ever start communicating with living creatures from other planets, the number one priority is, how are you going to communicate information? Even between different cultures here on Earth, you get into communication problems."
- Story Musgrave
(Related: Communication, Earth, Information, Living, Problems)

"We are drowning in information but starved for knowledge."
- John Naisbitt
(Related: Knowledge, Information)

"Intuition becomes increasingly valuable in the new information society precisely because there is so much data."
- John Naisbitt
(Related: Society, Information, Intuition)

"In an information society, education is no mere amenity; it is the prime tool for growing people and profits."
- John Naisbitt
(Related: Education, Society, People, Information)

"We do not have the luxury of two big oceans protecting us as we have had in the past, for we now have a new kind of enemy who deals with stealthiness. Our ability to protect ourselves is having the information ahead of time so we can thwart the attack."
- Bill Nelson
(Related: Time, Ability, Deals, Enemy, Information, Luxury, Now, Oceans, Past)

"The visual information of art history is going to students seamlessly, without the enormous trouble those of us who are older had when we studied art history many years ago."
- Robert Nelson
(Related: Art, History, Information, Students, Trouble, Years)

"They were saying computers deal with numbers. This was absolutely nonsense. Computers deal with arbitrary information of any kind."
- Ted Nelson
(Related: Computers, Information, Nonsense, Numbers, Saying)

"It's clear that people are going to download media files, and they're going to talk to each other, and they're going to exchange information and knowledge and so forth. So this system logic is basically what you bounce off of."
- Michael Nesmith
(Related: People, Knowledge, Information, Logic, Media, Talk)

"There are no rules and regulations for perfect composition. If there were we would be able to put all the information into a computer and would come out with a masterpiece. We know that's impossible. You have to compose by the seat of your pants."
- Arnold Newman
(Related: Computer, Information, Rules)

"It is outrageous to know that security procedures are apparently so lax at the Department of Veterans Affairs that a single bureaucrat had the ability to put the personal information of over 26 million Veterans at risk for sale to the highest criminal bidder."
- Bob Ney
(Related: Ability, Information, Risk, Security, Veterans)

"We hope that there will be better policy-making and hope to see projects implemented. We have lots of information that can be used for the implementation of projects."
- Phumzile Mlambo Ngcuka
(Related: Policy, Hope, Information, Projects, Will)

"Keep the problems of clients and prospects confidential. Divulge information only with their consent."
- Arthur C. Nielsen
(Related: Clients, Information, Problems)

"That's the new way - with computers, computers, computers. That's the way we can have the cell survive and get some new information in high resolution. We started about five years ago and, today, I think we have reached the target."
- Lennart Nilsson
(Related: Computers, Information, Resolution, Today, Years)

"I have many times thought I did the wrong thing, but the reason was not to be a medical doctor - it was just to have the information. But then, maybe I was wrong, I don't know."
- Lennart Nilsson
(Related: Medical, Thought, Information, Reason, Wrong)

"Your good friend has just taken a piece of cake out of the garbage and eaten it. You will probably need this information when you check me into the Betty Crocker Clinic."
- Cynthia Nixon
(Related: Friend, Information, Will)

"It is relatively easy to design for the perfect cases, when everything goes right, or when all the information required is available in proper format."
- Donald Norman
(Related: Design, Information, Right)

"Our information lives will be better served when we are free to get to our information from wherever we are, with any device available."
- Donald Norman
(Related: Information, Will)

"You've had some terrific print information that gets everybody's attention in this town."
- Charlie Norwood
(Related: Attention, Information)

"Even if we give parents all the information they need and we improve school meals and build brand new supermarkets on every corner, none of that matters if when families step into a restaurant, they can't make a healthy choice."
- Michelle Obama
(Related: Choice, Information, Parents, School)

"Society as a whole is better off when information is available to the public. Whether you are talking about how to prevent disease, or about who does the best job of treating disease, it is useful to provide as much information to the public as possible."
- David Obey
(Related: Society, Disease, Information, Job, Public, Talking)

"I do not regard advertising as entertainment or an art form, but as a medium of information."
- David Ogilvy
(Related: Art, Advertising, Entertainment, Information)

"Right, but there's expertise and then there's inside information. And I think we have to make a distinction."
- Daniel Okrent
(Related: Expertise, Information, Right)

"I was endorsed by many corporations to work with their people. Since I had several hundred successful case histories, I realized that it was really valuable and everybody should have access to the information, so I started teaching seminars to groups of people."
- Leonard Orr
(Related: Work, People, Successful, Corporations, Information, Teaching)

"There is no way for the American economic system to function without advertising. There is no other way to communicate enough information about enough products to enough people with enough speed."
- John O'Toole
(Related: People, Advertising, American, Information)

"Those involved in the program are interested in how to use photography, videos, the Internet, film, and anything related to communications and transmission of information in the most up-to-date modern ways."
- Major Owens
(Related: Film, Information, Internet, Photography)

"We must speed up the deployment of broadband in order to bring high-speed data services to homes and businesses. The spread of information technology has contributed to a steady growth in U.S. productivity."
- Michael Oxley
(Related: Technology, Growth, Information, Order, Productivity)

"Information can bring you choices and choices bring power - educate yourself about your options and choices. Never remain in the dark of ignorance."
- Joy Page
(Related: Power, Choices, Ignorance, Information, Options)

"Basically, our goal is to organize the world's information and to make it universally accessible and useful."
- Larry Page
(Related: Goal, Information, World)

"You know, when people want to get any information, research information, it will all exist on these Web sites."
- Brian De Palma
(Related: People, Information, Research, Want, Will)

"And we've become very doubtful of our information sources, because they're all controlled by these huge multilateral corporations."
- Brian De Palma
(Related: Corporations, Information)

"In an era when information can be sent instantaneously anywhere, it is utterly nonsensical that our Nation's police, the fire, and EMS personnel cannot consistently communicate with each other."
- Bill Pascrell
(Related: Fire, Information, Nation, Police)

"I used to ask Sean questions about acting. He's a brilliant actor, but I could never digest his information. I work primarily on an intuitive level."
- Robin Wright Penn
(Related: Work, Acting, Actor, Information, Questions)

"We live in an age that is driven by information. Technological breakthroughs... are changing the face of war and how we prepare for war."
- William J. Perry
(Related: Age, War, Information)

"I think we are starting to get some information that will allow us to get to the bottom of this, and I hope we continue to work on this until we get to the bottom of it."
- Collin C. Peterson
(Related: Work, Hope, Information, Will)

"In addition to fines, violators of decency standards could be required to air public service announcements serving educational and informational needs of children."
- Charles W. Pickering
(Related: Children, Decency, Needs, Public, Service)

"But the newest research is showing that many properties of the brain are genetically organized, and don't depend on information coming in from the senses."
- Steven Pinker
(Related: Information, Research, Senses)

"We put people of concern on the watch list or the no-fly list, so we have a number of layers of security beyond the airport checkpoint. We gather as much information about a passenger as the law allows without profiling."
- John Pistole
(Related: People, Concern, Information, Law, Security)

"So I think it's important to communicate with the people in terms of what the real facts are on these proposals and try to have a discussion and a dialogue that gives people information. I think they're hungry for that rather than just political rhetoric."
- John Podesta
(Related: People, Facts, Information, Rhetoric)

"Nobody - myself included - believes that we could ever achieve total information awareness. But the government needs to set goals and long-range objectives. Total information awareness is a good goal."
- John Poindexter
(Related: Government, Goal, Goals, Awareness, Information, Needs, Objectives)

"I knew from the beginning that privacy was going to be a huge issue, especially with regard to applying Total Information Awareness in counterterrorism. Because if the technology development was successful, a logical place to apply it was inside the United States."
- John Poindexter
(Related: Technology, Successful, Development, Awareness, Beginning, Information, Privacy, states, United)

"It would be ideal if we could have an uncontrolled flow of information. But we realized you can't do that."
- John Poindexter
(Related: Information)

"But the system of prices ruling the market not only transmits information in the light of which economic agents can mutually adjust their actions, it also provides them with an incentive to exercise economy in terms of money."
- Michael Polanyi
(Related: Money, Actions, Economy, Exercise, Information, Light)

"Information is a source of learning. But unless it is organized, processed, and available to the right people in a format for decision making, it is a burden, not a benefit."
- William Pollard
(Related: People, Decision, Burden, Information, Learning, Right)

"Working overseas is more difficult in that it's much more complicated to get people to open their hearts to you and to tell you information."
- John Pomfret
(Related: People, Information, Open)

"Talk radio has made an enormous run around establishment media. But the Interne is making an end run around talk radio. Suddenly we're faced with an information age."
- Pete du Pont
(Related: Age, End, Information, Media, Talk)

"The sea change that has come is the information age. We don't have to just read The New York Times anymore. We can pull up something on the Internet and get any news that we like."
- Pete du Pont
(Related: Change, Age, Information, Internet, News, Sea)

"We need to make sure that the fast-growing States and the balance of States in this country have as much information as available because I cannot imagine the pain as a parent myself of having my child molested by someone in our schools."
- Jon Porter
(Related: Balance, Country, Information, Pain, Schools, states)

"By providing our school districts with direct access to criminal information records, we can help ensure timely and complete information on prospective school employees."
- Jon Porter
(Related: Employees, Help, Information, School)

"The importance of information is directly proportional to its improbability."
- Jerry Pournelle
(Related: Importance, Information)

"I have more information in one place than anybody in the world."
- Jerry Pournelle
(Related: Information, World)

"The devil himself had probably redesigned Hell in the light of information he had gained from observing airport layouts."
- Anthony Price
(Related: Devil, Hell, Information, Light)

"The proof is in the pudding when they come home. Will we have the data about their health, will we know where they were stationed, what their unit deployments were? I will need that information."
- Anthony Principi
(Related: Health, Home, Information, Proof, Will)

"Democracies must have equilibrium... and the entanglement of politics and information must be minimized."
- Romano Prodi
(Related: Politics, Information)

"I do believe that reading can help you understand what you're writing and see what others are doing. But sometimes the desire for more information can act as an inhibitor."
- Manuel Puig
(Related: Act, Desire, Help, Information, Reading, Writing)

"If a spectator with a philosophical mind, somebody accustomed to reading books, gets the same kind of information in a movie, he might not fully understand it."
- Manuel Puig
(Related: Books, Information, Mind, Reading)

"When you do a cartoon based on news headlines, you do it based on incomplete information."
- Ted Rall
(Related: Information, News)

"First, the security and privacy of sensitive taxpayer information is absolutely essential."
- Jim Ramstad
(Related: First, Information, Privacy, Security)

"Our intelligence community needs better coordination of operations and exchange of information, and that's why we need an overall director of national intelligence and a national counterterrorism center."
- Jim Ramstad
(Related: Intelligence, Community, Information, Needs)

"Of course, there will always be those who look only at technique, who ask 'how', while others of a more curious nature will ask 'why'. Personally, I have always preferred inspiration to information."
- Man Ray
(Related: Nature, Inspiration, Information, Will)

"Information is the oxygen of the modern age. It seeps through the walls topped by barbed wire, it wafts across the electrified borders."
- Ronald Reagan
(Related: Age, Information)

"It's hard to pay attention these days because of multiple affects of the information technology nowadays. You tend to develop a faster, speedier mind, but I don't think it's necessarily broader or smarter."
- Robert Redford
(Related: Technology, Attention, Information, Mind)

"If we don't have accurate information, if we are not able to tell difficult truth one to another, we will never be able to effectively design a policy for Iraq."
- Jack Reed
(Related: Design, Truth, Policy, Information, Iraq, Will)

"We know that there are unaccounted-for Scud and other ballistic missiles in Iraq. And part of the problem is that, since 1998, there has been no way to even get minimal information about those programs except through intelligence means."
- Condoleezza Rice
(Related: Intelligence, Information, Iraq)

"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
(Related: Fans, Information, Internet)

"Coal companies have a lot of power in the media, and unfortunately a lot of information doesn't get out."
- Kevin Richardson
(Related: Power, Information, Media)

"It can always be transformed into an avenue of information."
- Slick Rick
(Related: Information)

"The antitrust litigation currently in the federal courts in the U.S. against Monsanto will be the test case in the life sciences, just as the Microsoft case was the test case in the information sciences."
- Jeremy Rifkin
(Related: Life, Information, Will)

"American people are not evil. Given information, they will do the right thing. But they're not given the information."
- Tim Robbins
(Related: People, American, Evil, Information, Right, Will)

"We aren't in an information age, we are in an entertainment age."
- Tony Robbins
(Related: Age, Entertainment, Information)

"I believe strongly in writing groups such as Romance Writers Of America that offer support, information and networking."
- Nora Roberts
(Related: Romance, America, Information, Support, Writers, Writing)

"The rapid dissemination of technology and information offers entirely new ways of production, but it can also bring the spectre of more states developing weapons of mass destruction."
- Lord Robertson
(Related: Technology, Destruction, Information, Production, states, Weapons)

"Get inside information from the president and you will probably lose half your money. If you get it from the chairman of the board, you will lose all of your money."
- Jim Rogers
(Related: Money, Information, President, Will)

"So I think that, yes, anything that makes it more palatable and easier to understand, such as a Virtual Centre, has to be seen as a primary activity within the educational and information global state."
- Richard Rogers
(Related: Information, State)

"Our system allows you to respond to the information that is important to you. It allows you to sense and be attuned to more streams of information in parallel."
- David Rose
(Related: Information, Sense)

"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
(Related: Feeling, Information)

"This consists of a series of meetings that may last several days through which information is provided that may include reviewing documentaries, news programs, court records and certain reports about the group in question."
- Rick Ross
(Related: Court, Information, May, Meetings, News, Question)

"Also, schools share some responsibility and should offer helpful orientations that include general information about such recruitment efforts on their campuses."
- Rick Ross
(Related: Information, Responsibility, Schools)

"In a cult intervention information is presented about the group that the member is most often not aware of."
- Rick Ross
(Related: Information)

"For me archaeology is not a source of illustrations for written texts, but an independent source of historical information, with no less value and importance, sometimes more importance, that the written sources."
- Michael I. Rostovtzeff
(Related: Importance, Information, Value)

"It's been my policy to view the Internet not as an 'information highway,' but as an electronic asylum filled with babbling loonies."
- Mike Royko
(Related: Policy, Internet)

"See that the President, the Cabinet and staff are informed. If cut out of the information flow, their decisions may be poor, not made, or not confidently or persuasively implemented."
- Donald Rumsfeld
(Related: Decisions, Information, May, Poor, President)

"The report of this made me exceedingly angry, for I could not see why information which a middle-class woman could get from her doctor should be withheld from a poorer woman who might need it far more."
- Dora Russell
(Related: Information, Woman)

"Guantanamo allows us to secure dangerous detainees without the risk of escape, while at the same time providing us with valuable intelligence information on how best to proceed in the war against terror and prevent future attacks."
- Jim Ryun
(Related: Intelligence, Time, War, Future, Information, Risk, Terror)

"With comics you can put interesting and solid information in a format that's pretty palatable."
- Joe Sacco
(Related: Information, Pretty)

"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
(Related: American, Books, Information, Value, World)

"President Kennedy was a voracious reader and was forever coming up with fascinating bits of information."
- Pierre Salinger
(Related: Information, President)

"Nothing happens quite by chance. It's a question of accretion of information and experience."
- Jonas Salk
(Related: Experience, Chance, Information, Nothing, Question)

"I think that you make the best choice with the information that you have before you at that given time."
- Eriq La Salle
(Related: Time, Choice, Information)

"Dear motorist on the information superhighway. I'm sorry I do not have a car."
- Eric San
(Related: Car, Information)

"I mean the fact is that some of this information that we have found out that led to Usama bin Laden actually came from these enhanced interrogation techniques."
- Rick Santorum
(Related: Fact, Information)

"A second type of direct evidence is formed by statements, whether as formal legends or personal information, regarding the age or relative sequence of events in tribal history made by the natives themselves."
- Edward Sapir
(Related: Age, History, Events, Information, Legends)

"Our free enterprise system of disseminating information is collectively referred to as The Media. But there is no collective."
- Jessica Savitch
(Related: Information, Media)

"Fahrenheit 9/11 took public domain information that should have been on the news every night and put it in a film that a lot of people went to see. But still Bush has never had to answer those charges."
- John Sayles
(Related: People, Film, Information, News, Night, Public)

"I think that an artist is a bit like a computer. He receives information from the world around him and from his past and from his own experiences. And it all goes into the brain."
- Gerald Scarfe
(Related: Artist, Computer, Information, Past, World)

"This was a report from a single source. It was an established and reliable line of reporting. It was quoted from a senior Iraqi military officer in a position to know this information."
- John Scarlett
(Related: Information, Military)

"Whole areas of knowledge and information have been defined into nonexistence because the system cannot know, understand, control, or measure them."
- Anne Wilson Schaef
(Related: Knowledge, Control, Information, Measure)

"And they talk about their bona fide doctors. They have a list of doctors that signed affidavits from looking at a picture of Terry. That's where they get their information from, by looking at a picture."
- Michael Schiavo
(Related: Doctors, Information, Talk)

"There's fierce competition between all the networks to get the guest who can bring the most pertinent information about whatever the story of the moment happens to be."
- Bob Schieffer
(Related: Competition, Guest, Information)

"For sure, the American people have access to more information now than any other people who have ever lived on earth. And I think we do a pretty good job of sorting out what's important."
- Bob Schieffer
(Related: People, American, Earth, Information, Job, Now, Pretty)

"The art of reading between the lines is as old as manipulated information."
- Serge Schmemann
(Related: Art, Information, Old, Reading)

"The Internet is really about highly specialized information, highly specialized targeting."
- Eric Schmidt
(Related: Information, Internet)

"The effectiveness of advertising depends on the amount and kind of product information available to consumers... advertising will be more successful the more impoverished the consumer's information environment."
- Michael Schudson
(Related: Successful, Advertising, Environment, Information, Will)

"And so to those who suggest that we are somehow 'harming' young women by encouraging them to take charge of their health we say this: We are not harming young women by educating them. We are arming them with information that they will carry with them throughout their lives."
- Debbie Wasserman Schultz
(Related: Health, Women, Encouraging, Information, Will)

"Politically speaking, you don't necessarily give away information that allows your enemy to get an upper hand. But at the same time you don't keep reality from the population."
- Dwight Schultz
(Related: Time, Enemy, Information, Population, Reality)

"It's horrible to think that a small cadre of people would manipulate that information. I mean, for God's sake, we've admitted that we were experimenting on our veterans with mustard gas. So there is no security question. It can't possibly be the reason."
- Dwight Schultz
(Related: God, People, Information, Question, Reason, Security, Veterans)

"We all have a right to know, and if the government has been suppressing information about other life forms, that's the cruelest hoax of all."
- Dwight Schultz
(Related: Government, Life, Information, Right)

"We live in an information and knowledge-based economy."
- Bobby Scott
(Related: Knowledge, Economy, Information)

"I thought that subtitles are boring because they're there generally to serve us with information to make you understand what people are saying in a different language."
- Tony Scott
(Related: Thought, People, Information, Language, Saying)

"We think of enterprise architecture as the process we use for fully describing and mapping business functionality and business requirements and relating them to information systems requirements."
- Tony Scott
(Related: Architecture, Business, Information)

"And it was at that point that I realized, in fact, our whole administration realized, that we could not rely on Metropolitan Edison for the kind of information we needed to make decisions."
- William Scranton
(Related: Decisions, Fact, Information)

"But the issue became, how long do you keep the press waiting so that you can gather more information?"
- William Scranton
(Related: Information, Press, Waiting)

"All of the information that we were getting up to that time from the NRC people, from our people who knew something about nuclear power, was that the breach of the core was not a likelihood to happen."
- William Scranton
(Related: Time, Power, People, Information)

"Terrorists continue to exploit divisions between law enforcement and the intelligence communities that limit the sharing of vital counterterrorism information."
- Jim Sensenbrenner
(Related: Intelligence, Information, Law, Sharing)

"The President also talked at length about how well the American economy is doing. Apparently, he got his information on this topic from his millionaire supporters. For the average working family, these are trying economic times."
- Jose Serrano
(Related: Family, American, Economy, Information, President, Trying)

"The government can still conduct clandestine searches of innocent people's private information such as library, medical, and financial records. This is wrong and should have been addressed in a true compromise."
- Jose Serrano
(Related: Government, Medical, People, Financial, Compromise, Information, Wrong)

"When I teach and meet a class for the first time, you realize that there are people there that have exceptional abilities or have the potential to do exceptional things and you never know who those people are. My job is to provide the best information I can."
- John Sexton
(Related: Time, People, Class, First, Information, Job, Potential)

"Information is the resolution of uncertainty."
- Claude Shannon
(Related: Information, Resolution, Uncertainty)

"Information: the negative reciprocal value of probability."
- Claude Shannon
(Related: Negative, Value)

"To devise an information processing system capable of getting along on its own - it must handle its own problems of programming, bookkeeping, communication and coordination with its users. It must appear to its users as a single, integrated personality."
- Cliff Shaw
(Related: Communication, Information, Personality, Problems, Programming)

"It's hard for me to imagine that some people in the CIA who had firsthand knowledge would be unable to recognize that this would be helpful information for a soldier's death."
- Christopher Shays
(Related: Death, People, Knowledge, Information)

"I've got volumes on how not to behave. I've got more information now than a guy should have at my age."
- Charlie Sheen
(Related: Age, Information, Now)

"I don't think that people in America are really given enough information about the Third World."
- Martin Sheen
(Related: People, America, Information, World)

"I do not believe in censorship, but I believe we already have censorship in what is called marketing theory, namely the only information we get in mainstream media is for profit."
- Sam Sheppard
(Related: Censorship, Information, Marketing, Media, Profit, Theory)

"I have never refused to talk to any authorities or give them any information I had."
- Sam Sheppard
(Related: Information, Talk)

"With my new venture, Club Mom, we want to empower moms to feel their value and also build their collective power to make their lives better and easier. We want to bring them together as a community to share experiences and information."
- Andrew Shue
(Related: Power, Mom, Community, Information, Value, Want)

"What information consumes is rather obvious: it consumes the attention of its recipients. Hence a wealth of information creates a poverty of attention, and a need to allocate that attention efficiently among the overabundance of information sources that might consume it."
- Herbert Simon
(Related: Wealth, Attention, Information, Poverty)

"The original PATRIOT Act greatly increased our nation's ability to share intelligence information, made better use of technology, and provided terrorism investigators tools that have long been available in cases involving illegal drugs and organized crime."
- Michael K. Simpson
(Related: Intelligence, Technology, Ability, Act, Crime, Drugs, Information, Nation, Terrorism, Tools)

"It's easy to write a good column if you've got good information. It's hard if you have to depend on style alone. I suppose there are people who can get away with styling on a regular basis. I'm not one of them. You're probably not, either."
- Allan Sloan
(Related: People, Information, Style)

"They made a shrewd guess that I could give them some useful information, and they were the first to meet me. Some one said they came to arrest me, and - well, let it go at that."
- Joshua Slocum
(Related: First, Information)

"Eventually, it is found out but it takes time especially in the conditions when communication is difficult, when the enemy is making it extremely awkward for information to come out, to go."
- Joe Slovo
(Related: Time, Communication, Enemy, Information)

"We give you the facts. I told you information is power - knowledge is power. We can't be in an ideological battle to redeem the soul of this country if we don't have the facts."
- Tavis Smiley
(Related: Power, Soul, Knowledge, Battle, Country, Facts, Information)

"Information about the package is as important as the package itself."
- Frederick W. Smith
(Related: Information)

"Information imposes certain criteria on how it can be stored."
- John M. Smith
(Related: Information)

"Genetics is about how information is stored and transmitted between generations."
- John M. Smith
(Related: Generations, Genetics, Information)

"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."
- Logan P. Smith
(Related: Life, Information, Mind)

"History is a facsimile of events held together by finally biographical information."
- Robert Smithson
(Related: History, Events, Information)

"Disinformation is most effective in a very narrow context."
- Frank Snepp
"We had to depend on other institutions to do research on our behalf. We had to use the information that already existed to craft the best practices to distribute throughout the country. And we had to do all of that in ten months."
- DeForest Soaries
(Related: Country, Information, Months, Research)

"In the New York Times, you're going to get completely different information than you would in the USA Today."
- Tabitha Soren
(Related: Information, Today)

"I think he's informing himself, reaching out and getting ideas and information and advice. I haven't the slightest doubt that internally taking shape in that marvelous brain of his is a philosophy of foreign affairs. But it would be premature to say that one is fully formed."
- Theodore C. Sorensen
(Related: Ideas, Advice, Doubt, Information, Philosophy)

"Prices are important not because money is considered paramount but because prices are a fast and effective conveyor of information through a vast society in which fragmented knowledge must be coordinated."
- Thomas Sowell
(Related: Money, Society, Knowledge, Information)

"In all my activities as Armament Minister I never once visited a labor camp, and cannot, therefore, give any information about them."
- Albert Speer
(Related: Information, Labor)

"If Bush, as I believe, has reliable information on the fact that Saddam Hussein is making weapons of mass destruction, I cannot not support the policies of his government."
- Steven Spielberg
(Related: Government, Destruction, Fact, Information, Support, Weapons)

"But my estimates, for instance, based upon book information, were simply ridiculous, fanciful images of African attractions were soon dissipated, anticipated pleasures vanished, and all crude ideas began to resolve themselves into shape."
- Henry Morton Stanley
(Related: Ideas, African, Information)

"When we had highly sensitive information, the DNA on the dress, that was held within our office and the FBI. There was no dissemination of that information."
- Kenneth Starr
(Related: Dress, Information, Office)

"I don't believe anyone has leaked grand jury information."
- Kenneth Starr
(Related: Information, Jury)

"I thought we were to discuss a referral which we believe contains substantial and credible information of potential impeachable offenses by the President of the United States."
- Kenneth Starr
(Related: Thought, Information, Potential, President, states, United)

"We must combat misinformation that is being spread."
- Kenneth Starr
(Related: Being)

"Everybody gets so much information all day long that they lose their common sense."
- Gertrude Stein
(Related: Common sense, Day, Information)

"Everyone gets so much information all day long that they lose their common sense."
- Gertrude Stein
(Related: Common sense, Day, Information)

"You don't get to cut that chain of evidence and start over. You're always going to be pursued by your data shadow, which is forming from thousands and thousands of little leaks and tributaries of information."
- Bruce Sterling
(Related: Information, Shadow)

"We lament the speed of our society and the lack of depth and the nature of disposable information."
- David Ogden Stiers
(Related: Nature, Society, Information)

"I recognized that information was, in many respects, like a public good, and it was this insight that made it clear to me that it was unlikely that the private market would provide efficient resource allocations whenever information was endogenous."
- Joseph E. Stiglitz
(Related: Information, Public)

"But individuals and firms spend an enormous amount of resources acquiring information, which affects their beliefs; and actions of others too affect their beliefs."
- Joseph E. Stiglitz
(Related: Actions, Beliefs, Information)

"As I noted in my Nobel lecture, an early insight in my work on the economics of information concerned the problem of appropriability - the difficulty that those who pay for information have in getting returns."
- Joseph E. Stiglitz
(Related: Work, Difficulty, Economics, Information)

"There was a man who was an associate of jimmy Hoffa, who testified against Hoffa in his trial down in Tennessee. We had information from him that he and Hoffa did, in fact, discuss the planning of an assassination conspiracy against Bobby Kennedy."
- Louis Stokes
(Related: Assassination, Fact, Information, Man, Planning)

"Well that's true, and what is actually happening now is that there are accusations that those records contain conspiratorial information that has been concealed from the American people and that is a dangerous situation that just cannot be tolerated."
- Louis Stokes
(Related: People, Accusations, American, Information, Now)

"Now the interesting thing about the movie is that many of the questions it raised about the Warren Commission and its investigation were all investigated by our committee 13 years ago. We published our findings in 27 volumes of information and evidentiary material."
- Louis Stokes
(Related: Committee, Information, Investigation, Now, Questions, Years)

"Also, with information having just come out at the time about J. Edgar Hoover's electronic surveillance of Dr. King, it gave greater weight to the statements of those persons who were alleging involvement of the FBI."
- Louis Stokes
(Related: Time, Information, Weight)

"Data is not information, information is not knowledge, knowledge is not understanding, understanding is not wisdom."
- Clifford Stoll
(Related: Wisdom, Knowledge, Information, Understanding)

"On the Internet, inside information is currency, and there will always be counterfeiters among us."
- J. Michael Straczynski
(Related: Information, Internet, Will)

"There are biographies, I looked at a lot of photographs of him, I heard his voice over and over and over again. You get in there and get to know the man by all of those pieces of information."
- David Strathairn
(Related: Information, Man, Voice)

"When, in the third book, we do learn the identity of the Blue Rose murderer, the information comes in a muted, nearly off-hand manner, and the man has died long before."
- Peter Straub
(Related: Identity, Information, Man)

"You know, Simon he's an artist representative, but Randy and Paula actually were in the industry as artists so they had, you know, the information that they offered to us from their aspect."
- Ruben Studdard
(Related: Artist, Artists, Information)

"No two people take on the information of being admirable and being admired in the same way."
- Jock Sturges
(Related: People, Being, Information)

"These matters having been arranged, I had a temporary awning erected near the river, and was for three or four days busily employed writing an account of our journey for the Governor's information."
- Charles Sturt
(Related: Information, Journey, Writing)

"We mostly feel fearful because we feel powerless. We feel powerless, I contend, because of a style of thinking that splits information in two poles that makes us lose all the operative information we need to solve the problem."
- Patricia Sun
(Related: Information, Style, Thinking)

"When we don't have information, we go to the simplest outlook, to black and white. But then we have to lie to ourselves. Black is never as black as you're painting it and white is never as white."
- Patricia Sun
(Related: Lie, Information, Painting)

"No man was ever so completely skilled in the conduct of life, as not to receive new information from age and experience."
- Jonathan Swift
(Related: Age, Experience, Life, Information, Man)

"The secret of living a life of excellence is merely a matter of thinking thoughts of excellence. Really, it's a matter of programming our minds with the kind of information that will set us free."
- Charles R. Swindoll
(Related: Life, Thoughts, Excellence, Information, Living, Programming, Thinking, Will)

"The highest education is that which does not merely give us information but makes our life in harmony with all existence."
- Rabindranath Tagore
(Related: Education, Life, Existence, Harmony, Information)

"Each of us should take personal responsibility for our diet, and our children's diet, and the government's role should be to make certain it provides the best information possible to help people stay healthy."
- James Talent
(Related: Diet, Government, People, Children, Help, Information, Responsibility)

"In my opinion, further consideration of those views will help us find a way out of the current impasse, and reveal to us the kinds of buildings and cities required by the informational society."
- Kenzo Tange
(Related: Society, Cities, Consideration, Help, Opinion, Will)

"Technological considerations are of great importance to architecture and cities in the informational society."
- Kenzo Tange
(Related: Architecture, Society, Cities, Importance)

"I did not go to military school. I had an option either a military school or a private school. I don't know how to get that out of the information that's out there."
- Channing Tatum
(Related: Information, Military, School)

"I've always felt, in all my books, that there's a deep decency in the American people and a native intelligence - providing they have the facts, providing they have the information."
- Studs Terkel
(Related: Intelligence, People, American, Books, Decency, Deep, Facts, Information)

"Every president thinks that all information that comes to the White House is their private preserve after they all promise an open administration on the campaign trail, but some are more secretive than others. Some want to lock down everything."
- Helen Thomas
(Related: Information, Open, President, Promise, Want)

"I think that the U.S. does have this very much more open attitude, and I admire it very much and I think it's very important to the world. But the information and the discussion sometimes come too late, after the effective decision has been made."
- E. P. Thompson
(Related: Attitude, Decision, Information, Open, World)

"So you will see us continue to advance the state of the art or take information that we have in our response data bases and have that drive automation or an automated response by some of our products."
- John W. Thompson
(Related: Art, Information, State, Will)

"My idea here is that, inasmuch as certain cognitive tasks and principles are tied to nature's laws, these tasks and principles are indifferent to language, culture, gender, or the particular mode of information that is provided."
- Edward Tufte
(Related: Nature, Idea, Culture, Gender, Information, Language, Laws, Principles)

"The most interesting information comes from children, for they tell all they know and then stop."
- Mark Twain
(Related: Children, Information)

"We'd been noticing how much more important the internet had become - once information is out there in the world now, anyone can get it. Since that was beginning to happen with the record anyway, we figured, OK, let's just stream it for free ourselves."
- Jeff Tweedy
(Related: Beginning, Information, Internet, Now, World)

"Courage is often lack of insight, whereas cowardice in many cases is based on good information."
- Peter Ustinov
(Related: Courage, Cowardice, Information)

"With respect to the FBI, they had problems communicating in a vertical way, within the FBI itself, so that information of importance could get pushed up to those who were decision-makers."
- Richard Ben Veniste
(Related: Decision, Importance, Information, Problems, Respect)

"The real question was, here we had this information, Bin Laden intends to strike in the United States. We knew they had struck before in 1993 at the World Trade Center in the first bombing of the trade center."
- Richard Ben Veniste
(Related: First, Information, Question, states, Trade, United, World)

"And it turned out that the Roberts Commission did not fully utilize the information available and that it came to conclusions which were I think quite short sighted and, indeed, in some cases, scapegoated individuals."
- Richard Ben Veniste
(Related: Information)

"We need to bridge the gap between the medical libraries and the hospital rooms; take the information out there already, add to it, focus it, harness it - and bring it to the patient who was just diagnosed today."
- Bruce Vento
(Related: Medical, Focus, Information, Libraries, Today)

"But every time our ability to access information and to communicate it to others is improved, in some sense we have achieved an increase over natural intelligence."
- Vernor Vinge
(Related: Intelligence, Time, Ability, Information, Sense)

"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
(Related: Communication, Difference, Information, World)

"In intelligence work, there are limits to the amount of information one can share. Confidentiality is essential."
- Gijs de Vries
(Related: Intelligence, Work, Information, Limits)

"If you combat an international phenomenon, it is indispensable to share information internationally."
- Gijs de Vries
(Related: Information)

"If information ends up in the wrong hands, the lives of people very often are immediately at risk."
- Gijs de Vries
(Related: People, Information, Risk, Wrong)

"If you exchange information internationally, you must strengthen data protection. Those are two sides of the same coin."
- Gijs de Vries
(Related: Information, Protection)

"Police forces collect information to be used in a public court to get people convicted. Security services gather information that does not necessarily lead to people being prosecuted and in many cases needs to remain confidential."
- Gijs de Vries
(Related: People, Being, Court, Information, Needs, Police, Public, Security)

"We all know that, unfortunately, the media does not always portray the good things that are happening in Iraq and Afghanistan, and this will be a great opportunity for us to glean some information from the Iraqi women who are here for us to also take back to our constituents."
- Ginny B. Waite
(Related: Women, Opportunity, Afghanistan, Information, Iraq, Media, Will)

"As you lecture, you keep watching the faces, and information keeps coming back to you all the time."
- George Wald
(Related: Time, Faces, Information)

"I've never crashed a wedding. When I was a kid I, of course, used to crash parties. Crashing a wedding is difficult though because you have to have the suit, and you have to have information in case someone catches you. You have to know at least some names and something."
- Christopher Walken
(Related: Wedding, Information, Names)

"The American fascist would prefer not to use violence. His method is to poison the channels of public information."
- Henry A. Wallace
(Related: American, Information, Poison, Public, Violence)

"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."
- Barbara Walters
(Related: Information, Party, Washington, World)

"All too many young people are receiving mixed messages and inaccurate information about drugs."
- John Walters
(Related: People, Drugs, Information)

"I believe our editorial decisions reflected our constant desire to make sure that we fully cover and analyze any issue and give our viewers all the information they need."
- Jim Walton
(Related: Decisions, Desire, Information)

"Because these kids get away from their parents, and they binge drink until they are sick. Dozens of them are going to the hospital, and some of them dying. This is a problem, a big problem that needs to be addressed, and we need accurate information."
- Zach Wamp
(Related: Dying, Information, Kids, Needs, Parents)

"To tell an ally - who is shedding blood next to you - that you can't share information is a crime."
- David Warner
(Related: Blood, Crime, Information)

"Virginia is the absolute leader in homeland security and defense and information technology."
- Mark Warner
(Related: Technology, Leader, Defense, Information, Security)

"What I try to do is factor in how people use computers, what people's problems are, and how these technologies can get applied to those problems. Then I try to direct the various product groups to act on this information."
- John Warnock
(Related: Computers, People, Act, Information, Problems)

"I'm not dumb. I just have a command of thoroughly useless information."
- Bill Watterson
(Related: Dumb, Information)

"Dustin Hoffman was the greatest. He had so much information to give and he mesmerized me. He really feels for actors who are just starting out and remembers his early days like they were yesterday."
- Amy Weber
(Related: Actors, Information, Yesterday)

"Now we have a whole separate supplier of data for Able Danger who's verifying that same information."
- Curt Weldon
(Related: Danger, Information, Now)

"I would never jeopardize classified information to be brought out to the public. This information is all open source. There is no reason to worry about classification. It is simply an attempt by bureaucrats to cover their rear ends."
- Curt Weldon
(Related: Information, Open, Public, Reason, Worry)

"The tax code can be used to eliminate the toll booths on the information superhighway."
- Jerry Weller
(Related: Tax, Information)

"I think young writers should get other degrees first, social sciences, arts degrees or even business degrees. What you learn is research skills, a necessity because a lot of writing is about trying to find information."
- Irvine Welsh
(Related: Business, First, Information, Necessity, Research, Trying, Writers, Writing)

"I think the digital camera would record that information too fast for me."
- Kim Weston
(Related: Information)

"So along with several very popular Internet sites, talk radio has served as alternative media that gives listeners information that they otherwise would not hear."
- Paul Weyrich
(Related: Information, Internet, Media, Popular, Talk)

"Since 2001, the Patriot Act has provided the means to detect and disrupt terrorist threats against the U.S. Prior to enactment of the law, major legal barriers prevented intelligence, national defense, and law enforcement agencies from working together and sharing information."
- Roger Wicker
(Related: Legal, Intelligence, Act, Defense, Information, Law, Sharing)

"Since other countries and terrorist organizations are working to secure information that could threaten national security, more funding is provided in the bill to increase counter-intelligence activities."
- Roger Wicker
(Related: Countries, Information, National security)

"To live effectively is to live with adequate information."
- Norbert Wiener
(Related: Information)

"The idea that information can be stored in a changing world without an overwhelming depreciation of its value is false. It is scarcely less false than the more plausible claim that after a war we may take our existing weapons, fill their barrels with information."
- Norbert Wiener
(Related: War, Idea, Information, May, Value, Weapons, World)

"The history of man is the history of crimes, and history can repeat. So information is a defence. Through this we can build, we must build, a defence against repetition."
- Simon Wiesenthal
(Related: History, Information, Man, Repetition)

"It is a very sad thing that nowadays there is so little useless information."
- Oscar Wilde
(Related: Information)

"We are drowning in information, while starving for wisdom. The world henceforth will be run by synthesizers, people able to put together the right information at the right time, think critically about it, and make important choices wisely."
- E. O. Wilson
(Related: Time, Wisdom, People, Choices, Information, Right, Will, World)

"The First Amendment does not guarantee the press a constitutional right of special access to information not available to the general public, nor does it cloak the inmate with special rights of freedom of speech."
- Pete Wilson
(Related: First, Freedom, Rights, Information, Press, Public, Speech)

"One of the biggest challenges to medicine is the incorporation of information technology in our practices."
- Samuel Wilson
(Related: Technology, Information, Medicine)

"I would like the Medical Society to be one of the resources for information about the influences that have an impact on our patients and our practices."
- Samuel Wilson
(Related: Medical, Society, Information)

"Advertising is the art of the tiny. You have to tell a complete a story and deliver a complete message in a very encapsulated form. It disciplines you to cut away extraneous information."
- Dick Wolf
(Related: Art, Advertising, Information)

"There were some tragic cases of women whose love was abused, who for a certain time procured important documents or information, not knowing who for, what service they worked for, and for a variety reasons got jailed, were tried and sentenced."
- Markus Wolf
(Related: Love, Time, Women, Information, Service, Variety)

"Most of the results of using technical bugging devices were of little importance for my service. It may have been different in counter-intelligence, where bugs in flats, etc., were used to obtain a lot of information about what counter-intelligence was interested in."
- Markus Wolf
(Related: Bugs, Importance, Information, May, Results, Service)

"You don't teach information in a writing workshop."
- Tobias Wolff
(Related: Information, Writing)

"The mere imparting of information is not education."
- Carter G. Woodson
(Related: Education, Information)

"Deep Throat's information, and in my view, courage, allowed the newspaper to use what he knew and suspected."
- Bob Woodward
(Related: Courage, Deep, Information)

"Deep Throat did serve the public interest by providing the guidance and information to us."
- Bob Woodward
(Related: Deep, Guidance, Information, Interest, Public)

"Because of Watergate in part, I am kind of a magnet for calls and information and suggestions."
- Bob Woodward
(Related: Information)

"I'm not going to name some of my colleagues who are very well-known for their television presentation, but they wouldn't know new information or how to report a story if it came up and bit them."
- Bob Woodward
(Related: Information, Name, Television)

"I think that everyone is kind of confused about the information they get from the media and rightly so. I'm confused about the information I get from the media."
- Bob Woodward
(Related: Information, Media)

"If information is true, if it can be verified, and if it's really important, the newspaper needs to be willing to take the risk associated with using unidentified sources."
- Bob Woodward
(Related: Information, Needs, Risk)

"I recently read some of the transcripts of Nixon's Watergate tapes, and they spent hours trying to figure out who was leaking and providing information to Carl and myself."
- Bob Woodward
(Related: Information, Nixon, Trying)

"I think journalism gets measured by the quality of information it presents, not the drama or the pyrotechnics associated with us."
- Bob Woodward
(Related: Quality, Drama, Information, Journalism)

"The Internet is both great and terrible. As a source of information, a tool for delivering music and art, it's great. But spamming ads and piracy of music is terrible. It's stealing."
- Gary Wright
(Related: Music, Art, Information, Internet)

"The results of ethnic psychology constitute, at the same time, our chief source of information regarding the general psychology of the complex mental processes."
- Wilhelm Wundt
(Related: Time, Information, Psychology, Results)

"I outline fairly extensively because I'm usually dealing with real events. I don't need to give myself as much information as I used to, but I still like to have two pages of outline for every projected 100 pages of manuscript."
- Chelsea Quinn Yarbro
(Related: Events, Information)

"While maintaining our nuclear potential at the proper level, we need to devote more attention to developing the entire range of means of information warfare."
- Boris Yeltsin
(Related: Attention, Information, Potential)

"If the Court were to extend its reach to the base, judges could begin managing conditions of confinement, interrogation methods, and the use of information."
- John Yoo
(Related: Court, Information, Judges)

"Al Qaeda operates by launching surprise attacks on civilian targets with the goal of massive casualties. Our only means for preventing future attacks, which could use WMDs, is by acquiring information that allows for pre-emptive action."
- John Yoo
(Related: Action, Goal, Future, Information)

"This was something that was obsessing me and creating a writer's block. To get involved and get stuck in, get the proper information about what's going on has really helped."
- Thom Yorke
(Related: Information, Writer)

"I don't like to go to the movies to see violence or some kind of spy thing with all kinds of information you have to assimilate to understand the plot."
- Pia Zadora
(Related: Movies, Information, Violence)

"That is a lot of the reason I do what I do, to really spread the word and spread information and turn people onto different things they may not be, y'know, aware of. That is what Naked City is certainly about."
- John Zorn
(Related: People, Information, May, Reason, Word)

"As information technology restructures the work situation, it abstracts thought from action."
- Shoshana Zuboff
(Related: Technology, Work, Thought, Action, Information)

"People have really gotten comfortable not only sharing more information and different kinds, but more openly and with more people - and that social norm is just something that has evolved over time."
- Mark Zuckerberg
(Related: Time, People, Information, Sharing)