Information Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old information quotes, information sayings, and information proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

An objection is not a rejection; it is simply a request for more information. Bo Bennett
Information, usually seen as the precondition of debate, is better understood as its by-product. Christopher Lasch
Information defines your personality, your memories, your skills. Ray Kurzweil
Information is seldom enough to heal a wounded heart. Tullian Tchividjian
The information we need is not available. The information we want is not what we need. The information we have is not what we want. John Peers
Information is the resolution of uncertainty. Claude Shannon
Data is not information, information is not knowledge, knowledge is not understanding, understanding is not wisdom. Clifford Stoll
With so much information now online, it is exceptionally easy to simply dive in and drown. Alfred Glossbrenner
Information is the mortar that both builds and destroys empires. Tobsha Learner
Information is expanding daily. How to get it out visually is important. John Maeda
Information is the key to success, anywhere and everywhere. Right information matters the most. This applies to your work place too. Abhishek Ratna
Information is recorded in vast interconnecting networks. Each idea or image has hundreds, perhaps thousands, of associations and is connected to numerous other points in the mental network. Peter Russell
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
Information is a difference that makes a difference. Truth is information that doesn't change and self referential noise is a difference that doesn't make a difference. R.A.Delmonico
Information can be treated like any other quantity and be subjected to the manipulation of a machine. Stan Aogartem
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
Information theory began as a bridge from mathematics to electrical engineering and from there to computing. James Gleick
Information is like compost; it does no good unless you spread it around Eliot Coleman
The notion that information is enough, that more and more information is enough, that you don't have to think, you just have to get more information - gets very dangerous. Edward de Bono
Information may travel at light speed, but meaning spreads at the speed of dark. Richard Powers
Information imposes certain criteria on how it can be stored. John Maynard Smith
Information and knowledge: two currencies that have never gone out of style. Neil Gaiman
All of the information in the universe is stored in the relationships not the material and like light, the information has no mass R.A.Delmonico
Withholding information is the essence of tyranny. Control of the flow of information is the tool of the dictatorship. Bruce Coville
There is a principle which is a bar against all information, which is proof against all argument and which cannot fail to keep a man in everlasting ignorance. This principle is contempt prior to examination. Herbert Spencer
Information's pretty thin stuff unless mixed with experience. Clarence Day
Information is antifragile; it feeds more on attempts to harm it than it does on efforts to promote it. Nassim Nicholas Taleb
Information storage has to take place at the unconscious level. Paul G. Thomas
Information may inform the mind, but revelation sets a heart on fire. Matt Redman
New information makes new and fresh ideas possible. Zig Ziglar
Information can tell us everything. It has all the answers. But they are answers to questions we have not asked, and which doubtless don't even arise. Jean Baudrillard
Everything we care about lies somewhere in the middle, where pattern and randomness interlace. James Gleick
Getting information off the Internet is like taking a drink from a fire hydrant. Mitchell Kapor
The more information that's out there, the greater the returns to just being willing to sit down and apply yourself. Information isn't what's scarce; it's the willingness to do something with it. Tyler Cowen
Information is not knowledge. Albert Einstein
The information you get from social media is not a substitute for academic discipline at all. Bill Nye
When information which properly belongs to the public is systematically withheld by those in power, the people soon become ignorant of their own affairs, distrustful of those who manage them, and -- eventually -- incapable of determining their own destinies. Richard M. Nixon
Information about money is more important than money itself. Walter Wriston
Information is a negotiator's greatest weapon. Victor Kiam
It is a capital mistake to theorize before one has data. Insensibly one begins to twist facts to suit theories, instead of theories to suit facts. Arthur Conan Doyle
All information is everywhere. Information that is not here is nowhere. Terence McKenna
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
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
Information is what you put in empty heads to keep them empty. Marty Rubin
Information doesn't mean a thing to people without inspiration. Bernie Siegel
Intelligence is not the ability to store information, but to know where to find it. Albert Einstein
Private information is practically the source of every large modern fortune. Oscar Wilde
There's so much information that there is disinformation. Ferran Adria
Information is acquired by being told, whereas knowledge can be acquired by thinking. Fritz Machlup
Information wants to be free. Stewart Brand
In the struggle for freedom of information, technology not politics will be the ultimate decider. Arthur C. Clarke
If you accumulate enough gossip, it becomes information, and enough information can reveal the truth. Robert L. Genva
In the information society, nobody thinks. We expected to banish paper, but we actually banished thoughts. Michael Chrichton's mathematician (Jurassic Park)
Everybody gets so much information all day long that they lose their common sense. Gertrude Stein
To live effectively is to live with adequate information. Norbert Weiner
So much has already been written about everything that you can't find out anything about it. James Thurber
I do sometimes wonder, though, whether the surfeit of information that we have is interfering with our ability to actually digest the information. It's not just the amount of information that's important, it's the context of that information and the ability and the time to actually sit and think and digest. Ronald Reagan
The volume of information flowing between machines now far exceeds the flow of information between human beings. Gore
Being flooded with information doesn't mean we have the right information or that we're in touch with the right people. Bill Gates
There's always been a lot of information about your activities. Every phone number you dial, every credit card charge you make. It's long since passed that a typical person doesn't leave footprints. Bill Gates
Despite the continuing expansion or even explosion of information, there will forever be limits beyond which the devices of science cannot lead a man. June Singer
Where one merely seeks 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
Now that I do know it, I shall do my best to forget it. Arthur Conan Doyle
You will find it a very good practice to always verify your references, sir! Martin Joseph Routh
What is wanted is not the will to believe, but the wish to find out, which is its exact opposite Bertrand Russell
I'm not dumb. I just have a command of thoroughly useless information. Bill Waterson
It is a very sad thing that nowadays there is so little useless information. Oscar Wilde
Men more frequently require to be reminded than informed. Samuel Johnson
What a culture we live in, we are swimming in an ocean of information, and drowning in ignorance. Richard Paul Evans
To bankrupt a fool, give him information. Nassim Nicholas Taleb
People today are in danger of drowning in information; but, because they have been taught that information is useful, they are more willing to drown than they need be. If they could handle information, they would not have to drown at all. Idries Shah
We are no longer in the dispensation of age and experience. We are in the era of knowledge and information. Information leads a true leader and a true leader leads others. Isarelmore Ayivor
The purpose of collecting so much information can only be power. Nick Drake
Trade isn't about goods. Trade is about information. Goods sit in the warehouse until information moves them. C.J. Cherryh
More information is always better than less. When people know the reason things are happening, even if it's bad news, they can adjust their expectations and react accordingly. Keeping people in the dark only serves to stir negative emotions. Simon Sinek
It's not the things you don't know that trip you up. It's the things you think you know, but you don't. You fail to ask a certain question because you believe you know the answer. Separating your information from your assumptions can be a very tricky business. Claudia Gray
Information about the package is as important as the package itself. Frederick W. Smith
As a general rule, the most successful man in life is the man who has the best information. Benjamin Disraeli
Knowledge is power. Information is liberating. Kofi Annan
Data is not useful until it becomes information. Seth Godin