quote by Andrew Breitbart

The army of the emboldened and gleefully ill-informed is growing.

— Andrew Breitbart

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Information society quote The further a society drifts from the truth, the more it will hate those that sp
The further a society drifts from the truth, the more it will hate those that speak it.

For after all, a poster does more than simply supply information on the goods it advertises; it also reveals a society’s state of mind

I know of no safe depository of the ultimate powers of the society but the people themselves; and if we think them not enlightened enough to exercise their control with a wholesome discretion, the remedy is not to take it from them but to inform their discretion.

Information society quote Dont look for society to give you permission to be yourself.
Dont look for society to give you permission to be yourself.

The three main elements of public relations are practically as old as society: informing people, persuading people, or integrating people with people. Of course, the means and methods of accomplishing these ends have changed as society has changed.

I want people to see the truth... regardless of who they are... because without information, you cannot make informed decisions as a public.


I think we risk becoming the best informed society that has ever died of ignorance.

Information society quote Society is not only defined by what it creates, but by what it refuses to destro
Society is not only defined by what it creates, but by what it refuses to destroy.

Hip-hop reflects the truth, and the problem is that hip-hop exposes a lot of the negative truth that society tries to conceal. It's a platform where we could offer information, but it's also an escape.

Soon it will be possible to assert almost continuous surveillance over every citizen and maintain up-to-date complete files containing even the most personal information about the citizen.

A society that relies on generalized reciprocity is more efficient than a distrustful society, for the same reason that money is more efficient than barter. Trust lubricates social life. Networks of civic engagement also facilitate coordination and communication and amplify information about the trustworthiness of other individuals.

Information society quote Money can't buy manners.
Money can't buy manners.

Any decent society has to be built on trust and love and the intelligent use of information and feelings. Education involves being able to practice those things as you struggle to build a decent society that can be nonviolent.


I would like the Medical Society to be one of the resources for information about the influences that have an impact on our patients and our practices.

An oligarchy of private capital cannot be effectively checked even by a democratically organized political society because under existing conditions, private capitalists inevitably control, directly or indirectly, the main sources of information.

Information society quote The most violent element in society is ignorance.
The most violent element in society is ignorance.

I strongly believe that journalism is one of the most noble professions, because without an informed world, and without an informed society, we are weak, we are weak.

My misfortune is doubly painful to me because it will result in my being misunderstood. For me there can be no recreation in the company of others, no intelligent conversation, no exchange of information with peers; only the most pressing needs can make me venture into society. I am obliged to live like an outcast.

A democratic society depends upon an informed and educated citizenry.

Information society quote Don't be afraid to be open-minded. Your brain isn't going to fall out.
Don't be afraid to be open-minded. Your brain isn't going to fall out.
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An efficient telecommunications network is the foundation upon which an information society is built.

The high office of the President has been used to foment a plot to destroy the American's freedom and before I leave office, I must inform the citizens of this plight.

It is now well established that the Constitution protects the right to receive information and ideas. ... This right to receive information and ideas, regardless of their social worth, ... is fundamental to our free society.

Information society quote A wealth of information creates a poverty of attention.
A wealth of information creates a poverty of attention.

Once you inject fear into a society of people, they become more and more afraid because they don't cross over the neighbourhoods and the only information they get about other people is through the media.

In a hunting society, children play with bows and arrows.

In an information society, children play with information


We live in a society exquisitely dependent on science and technology and yet have cleverly arranged things so that almost no one understands science and technology.

Information society quote The society does not define who you are, the future does.
The society does not define who you are, the future does.

The function of the press in society is to inform, but its role in society is to make money.

Instead of having to be a member of the Royal Society to do science, the way you had to be in England in the 17th, 18th, centuries today pretty much anybody who wants to do it can, and the information that they need to do it is there.

Intuition becomes increasingly valuable in the new information society precisely because there is so much data.

Information society quote Those who tell the stories rule society.
Those who tell the stories rule society.

Libraries are what is best about us as a society: open, exciting, rich, informative, free, inclusive, engaging.


The free access to information is not a privilege, but a necessity for any free society. One of my favorite things to do as a young man was wander through the stacks of my hometown library. I'd just browse until I found something interesting. Libraries have definitely changed my life.

I believe that a guarantee of public access to government information is indispensable in the long run for any democratic society.... if officials make public only what they want citizens to know, then publicity becomes a sham and accountability meaningless.

Information society quote The quieter you become, the more you can hear.
The quieter you become, the more you can hear.

The more freely information flows, the stronger the society becomes, because then citizens of countries around the world can hold their own governments accountable. They can begin to think for themselves.

A free press is not a privilege but an organic necessity in a great society.

Without criticism and reliable and intelligent reporting, the government cannot govern. For there is no adequate way in which it can keep itself informed about what the people of the country are thinking and doing and wanting.

The main ingredient of the first quantum revolution, wave-particle duality, has led to inventions such as the transistor and the laser that are at the root of the information society.

Information society quote Society has gotten to the point where everybody has a right but nobody has a res
Society has gotten to the point where everybody has a right but nobody has a responsibility.

Now as jazz musicians we're saying for this society, you can free up your imagination. You can proceed in an area without much information and you can function in an area without much information.

In an information society, education is no mere amenity;

it is the prime tool for growing people and profits.

It is quite possible that societies - much like individuals - collectively repress information, concepts, and ideas which would produce high anxiety levels if dealt with consciously.

We live in a world of frightful givens.

It is given that you will behave like this, given that you will care about that. No one thinks about the givens. Isn't it amazing? In the information society, nobody thinks. We expected to banish paper, but we actually banished thought.

The information society should serve all of its citizens, not only the technically sophisticated and economically privileged.

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