There’s a world of difference between truth and facts. Facts can obscure the truth.
—Maya Angelou (1928–2014) American Poet
We’re drowning in information and starving for knowledge.
—Rutherford D. Rogers
The telephone book is full of facts, but it doesn’t contain a single idea.
—Mortimer J. Adler (1902–2001) American Philosopher, Educator, Author
My sources are unreliable, but their information is fascinating.
—Ashleigh Brilliant (b.1933) British Cartoonist, Author
Information is a negotiator’s greatest weapon.
—Victor Kiam (1926–2001) American Entrepreneur
Everybody gets so much information all day long that they lose their common sense.
—Gertrude Stein (1874–1946) American Writer
Facts don’t cease to exist because they are ignored.
—Aldous Huxley (1894–1963) English Humanist, Pacifist, Essayist, Short Story Writer, Satirist
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.
—Gunter Grass (1927–2015) German Novelist, Poet
Whatever bad awaits, don’t let it spoil the present moment.
—Marty Nemko (b.1950) American Career Coach, Author