Information Quotes

Information can’t be put in any container that isn’t leaky.

Manual, n.: A unit of documentation. There are always three or more on a given item. One is on the shelf; someone has the others. The information you need is in the others.

To live effectively is to live with adequate information.

Finagle’s New Law of Information, 1979: 1. The information we have is not what we want. 2. The information we want is not what we need. 3. The information we need isn’t available. We are drowning in information and starved for knowledge.

We must be contented to amuse, when we cannot inform.

Men more frequently require to be reminded than informed.

There are four means of obtaining information about the enemy’s operations: espionage, reconnaissances, questioning prisoners, and signals.

When action grows unprofitable, gather information; when information grows unprofitable, sleep.

Information is money, but data is squat.

Knowledge is power. Information is power. The secreting or hoarding of knowledge or information may be an act of tyranny camouflaged as humility.