Information Quotes

The lowest form of popular culturelack of information, misinformation, disinformation, and a contempt for the truth or the reality of most peoples liveshas overrun real journalism. Today, ordinary Americans are being stuffed with garbage.

Carl Bernstein

The news is disease in disguise pretending to be information.

Vanna Bonta

Trade isn't about goods. Trade is about information. Goods sit in the warehouse until information moves them.

C. J. Cherryh

Both the uncertainty principle and the negentropy principle of information make Laplace's scheme [of exact determinism] completely unrealistic. The problem is an artificial one; it belongs to imaginative poetry, not to experimental science.

Lon Nicolas Brillouin

Judgment is more than skill. It sets forth on intellectual seas beyond the shores of hard indisputable factual information.

Kingman Brewster, Jr.

Authoritarian governments are now trying to ensure that the increasingly free flow of ideas and information through cyberspace fuels their economies without threatening their political power.

Ian Bremmer

Science is unusual in that it is cumulative. It is a system built over time, wherein useful information is retained and ideas that simply don't stand up are discarded, based on the confirmation of knowledge through testing.

Derren Victor Brown

Those who think the information brought out at a criminal trial is the truth, the whole truth, and nothing but the truth are fools. Prosecuting or defending a case is nothing more than getting to those people who will talk for your side, who will say what you want said.

F. Lee Bailey

A speech is entertaining only when serenely detached from all information.

Henry Fountain Ashurst

Doing what is right in the face of adversity is not always easy or popular. Critics may assail you, but the critics don't always realize what they don't know or don't understand, because they don't have access to all the information.

John David Ashcroft

It was an example of what he thought of as the Law of Controversy: Passion was inversely proportional to the amount of real information available.

Gregory Benford

Disintegration of structure equals information loss.

Gregory Benford

You should look at all the experimental information at hand, not only the most relevant, and be prepared to make conjectures if that helps.

Hans Albrecht Bethe

In the United States, there is constant news on this topic, but less than 1 percent of priests are guilty of acts of this type. The constant presence of these news items does not correspond to the objectivity of the information nor to the statistical objectivity of the facts.

Pope Benedict XVI

It was to do with information management. The intention was to dramatise it.

Hans Blix

On the one hand information wants to be expensive, because it's so valuable. The right information in the right place just changes your life. On the other hand, information wants to be free, because the cost of getting it out is getting lower and lower all the time. So you have these two fighting against each other.

Stewart Brand

What I say in the book is that rather than it being the death of journalism, this whole deluge of information, it to me marks a time when journalism can really come into its own, because as were drowning in information, the whole point of a journalist is to signpost whats important and then to verify whether or not its true.

Heather Brooke

What I call the information war, where through the control of information our society is being radically transformed.

Heather Brooke

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Updated On : November 26, 2013
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