We live in a world where there is more and more information, and less and less meaning.

— Jean Baudrillard

Breathtaking Overload quotations

A wealth of information creates a poverty of attention.

Overload quote Learn how to say no. Don't let your mouth overload your back.
Learn how to say no. Don't let your mouth overload your back.

It’s not information overload. It’s filter failure.

Learn how to say no. Don't let your mouth overload your back.

Information overload is a symptom of our desire to not focus on what's important. It is a choice.

Do not try to satisfy your vanity by teaching a great many things.

Awaken people's curiosity. It is enough to open minds; do not overload them. Put there just a spark. If there is some good inflammable stuff, it will catch fire.

There's no such thing as information overload-only filter failure.

One of the effects of living with electric information is that we live habitually in a state of information overload. There's always more than you can cope with.

We cling nervously to the melody, but we don't handle it freely, we don't really make anything new out of it, we merely overload it.

We overload in our workouts so that the game slows down in real life.

It helps you become a smarter basketball player.

Faced with information overload, we have no alternative but pattern-recognition.

What usually happens in the educational process is that the faculties are dulled, overloaded, stuffed and paralyzed so that by the time most people are mature they have lost their innate capabilities.

Awaken people's curiosity. It is enough to open minds, do not overload them. Put there just a spark.

The cure to information overload is more information.

There is no such thing as information overload, just bad design.

If something is cluttered and/or confusing, fix your design.

"Point of view" is that quintessentially human solution to information overload, an intuitive process of reducing things to an essential relevant and manageable minimum... In a world of hyperabundant content, point of view will become the scarcest of resources...

In this world of numbness and information overload, the ability to feel, my boy, is a rare gift indeed.

Knowing of how to make use of online tools without being overloaded with too much information is, like it or not, an essential ingredient to personal success in the twenty-first century.

Everyone spoke of an information overload, but what there was in fact was a non-information overload.

We really are living in an age of information overload.

Google estimates that there are 300 exabytes (300 followed by 18 zeros) of human-made information in the world today. Only four years ago there were just 30 exabytes. We've created more information in the past few years than in all of human history before us.

Be brief on the logic and reason portion of your presentation.

There are probably about a thousand facts about an automobile, but you don't need them all to make a decision. About a half dozen will do.

There are moments when mental overload can render words impossible.

I loved my life, but my choices were overloading and overwhelming me. Listening to inner feelings and fulfilling some of these urges when they come along is incredibly important.

I know of several children and adults (with Asperger’s Syndrome) who have reported a considerable reduction in visual sensitivity and sensory overload when wearing Irlen lenses.

Love is all right for those who can handle the psychic overload.

It's like trying to carry a full garbage can on your back over a rushing river of piss.

If I fall asleep, it is because I am overloaded.

I sleep because one hour with Henry contains five years of my life, and one phrase, one caress answers the expectations of a hundred nights. When I hear him laugh, I say, "I have heard Rabelais.". And I swallow his laughter like bread and wine.

You can't punish a child who is acting out because of sensory overload.

The fewer data needed, the better the information.

And an overload of information, that is, anything much beyond what is truly needed, leads to information blackout. It does not enrich, but impoverishes.

Cutting the deficit by gutting our investments in innovation and education is like lightening an overloaded airplane by removing its engine. It may make you feel like you're flying high at first, but it won't take long before you feel the impact.

We are buried beneath the weight of information, which is being confused with knowledge; quantity is being confused with abundance and wealth with happiness.

Were we to aim in every case at the kind of supreme beauty exemplified by Sta Maria della Salute, we should end with aesthetic overload. The clamorous masterpieces, jostling for attention side by side, would lose their distinctiveness, and the beauty of each of them would be at war with the beauty of the rest.

Most managers receive much more data (if not information) than they can possibly absorb even if they spend all of their time trying to do so. Hence they already suffer from an information overload.

Here's the general theory: To clarify, add detail.

Imagine that. To clarify, add detail. And clutter and overload are not an attribute of information, they are failures of design. If the information is in chaos, don't start throwing out information, instead fix the design.

We must avoid however, snapping away, shooting quickly and without thought, overloading ourselves with unnecessary images that clutter our memory and diminish the clarity of the whole.

My emotions overload because there is no hand to hold, there’s no shoulder here to lean on; I’m walking all on my own.