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
There’s a world of difference between truth and facts. Facts can obscure the truth.
—Maya Angelou (1928–2014) American Poet
Whatever bad awaits, don’t let it spoil the present moment.
—Marty Nemko (b.1950) American Career Coach, Author
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
When action grows unprofitable, gather information; when information grows unprofitable, sleep.
—Ursula K. Le Guin (b.1929) American Science fiction and fantasy writer
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
We’re drowning in information and starving for knowledge.
—Rutherford D. Rogers