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Read through the most famous quotes by topic #information

My mom beat me up," I informed my reflection. It looked back sympathetically.

Richelle Mead

#janine-hathaway #rose-hathaway #vampire-acamdey #information

[B]riefing is not reading. In fact it is the antithesis of reading. Briefing is terse, factual and to the point. Reading is untidy, discursive and perpetually inviting. Briefing closes down a subject, reading opens it up.

Alan Bennett

#briefing #entertainment #expansion #information #inspiration

...a wealth of information creates a poverty of attention...

Herbert A. Simon

#information-overload #inspirational #science #inspirational

She slipped it into her pocket. “Well, thanks. It was nice of you to give me anything.” The tension between them seemed to press down on her like humid air. “Better than a bath in spaghetti any day.” He said darkly, “If you share that little bit of personal information with anyone, I may have to kill you.” “Well, when I was five, I wanted my mother to let me go around and around inside the dryer with the clothes,” Clary said."The difference is, she didn't let me.” “Probably because going around and around inside a dryer can be fatal,” Jace pointed out, “whereas pasta is rarely fatal. Unless Isabelle makes it.

Cassandra Clare

#jace #information

Always carry a notebook. And I mean always. The short-term memory only retains information for three minutes; unless it is committed to paper you can lose an idea for ever.

Will Self

#journals #memory #notebook #writing #information

It is a little-known fact about covert operations that you will spend a lot of time with people you can’t really trust. They may be traitors and liars. We call them assets or informants. But mostly, in those days, I called him Zach.

Ally Carter

#gallagher-girls #only-the-good-spy-young #zach-goode #information

Information wants to be free.' So goes the saying. Stewart Brand, the founder of the Whole Earth Catalog, seems to have said it first. I say that information doesn't deserve to be free. Cybernetic totalists love to think of the stuff as if it were alive and had its own ideas and ambitions. But what if information is inanimate? What if it's even less than inanimate, a mere artifact of human thought? What if only humans are real, and information is not? ... Information is alienated experience.

Jaron Lanier

#information #internet #technology #experience

I think Jay is in import and export business as his cards say, but he finally found that the second most valuable commodity today is information." "And?" "The most valuable?" "People with information," I suggested.

Len Deighton

#information #valuable #business

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

#came #cases #commission #conclusions #did

Education in the past has been too much inspiration and too little information.

E. Franklin Frazier

#education #in the past #information #inspiration #little

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