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I find that a great part of the information I have, was acquired by looking up something and finding something else on the way.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Any translation which intends to perform a transmitting function cannot transmit anything but information -- hence, something inessential. This is the hallmark of bad translations.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The greatest felony in the news business today is to be behind, or to miss a big story. So speed and quantity substitute for thoroughness and quality, for accuracy and context. The pressure to compete, the fear somebody else will make the splash first, creates a frenzied environment in which a blizzard of information is presented and serious questions may not be raised.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The boss must first distinguish between action information and status information. He must discipline himself not to act on problems his managers can solve, and never to act on problems when he is explicitly reviewing status. I once knew a boss who invariably picked up the phone to give orders before the end of the first paragraph in a status report. That response is guaranteed to squelch full disclosure.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
English literature is a kind of training in social ethics. English trains you to handle a body of information in a way that is conducive to action.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Iconic clothing has been secularized. A guardsman in a dress uniform is ostensibly an icon of aggression; his coat is red as the blood he hopes to shed. Seen on a coat-hanger, with no man inside it, the uniform loses all its blustering significance and, to the innocent eye seduced by decorative color and tactile braid, it is as abstract in symbolic information as a parasol to an Eskimo. It becomes simply magnificent.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
If you would inform, a positive and dogmatic manner in advancing your sentiments may provoke contradiction and prevent a candid attention. If you wish information and improvement from the knowledge of others, and yet at the same time express yourself as firmly fixed in your present opinions, modest, sensible men, who do not love disputation, will probably leave you undisturbed in the possession of your error.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Psychoanalysts seem to be long on information and short on application.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
I have made decisions that turned out to be wrong, and went back and did it another way, and still took less time than many who procrastinated over the original decision. Your brain is capable of handling 140, 000 million bits of information in one second, and if you take hours or days or weeks to reach a vital decision, you are short-circuiting your most valuable property.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
With so much information now online, it is exceptionally easy to simply dive in and drown.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
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.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The seeing of objects involves many sources of information beyond those meeting the eye when we look at an object. It generally involves knowledge of the object derived from previous experience, and this experience is not limited to vision but may include the other senses: touch, taste, smell, hearing, and perhaps also temperature or pain.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
One should not lift the rod against our enemies upon the private information of another.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Not having the information you need when you need it leaves you wanting. Not knowing where to look for that information leaves you powerless. In a society where information is king, none of us can afford that.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Knowledge is of two kinds: We know a subject ourselves, or we know where we can find information about it.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Always think of your customers as suppliers first. Work closely with them, so they can supply you with the information you need to supply them with the right products and services.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
I have all my life been on my guard against the information conveyed by the sense of hearing -- it being one of my earliest observations, the universal inclination of humankind is to be led by the ears, and I am sometimes apt to imagine that they are given to men as they are to pitchers, purposely that they may be carried about by them.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Even though these technological advances originally sought to control information and bring order to the office, in many instances they have done just the opposite. The electronic office promised to reduce paper work and lessen work loads, but it has, in fact, generated more information that must sill be printed and -even more challenging-be assimilated. Since computers entered office systems, paper utilization has increased six-fold.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Intuition becomes increasingly valuable in the new information society precisely because there is so much data.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
It is now a generally accepted and scientifically well supported view that subliminal perception does occur-that people are capable of receiving and responding to information presented to them at levels below the threshold of conscious recognition.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
We have unprecedented conditions to deal with and novel adjustments to make -- there can be no doubt of that. We also have a great stock of scientific knowledge unknown to our grandfathers with which to operate. So novel are the conditions, so copious the knowledge, that we must undertake the arduous task of reconsidering a great part of the opinions about man and his relations to his fellow men which have been handed down to us by previous generations who lived in far other conditions and possessed far less information about the world and themselves. We have, however, first to create an unprecedented attitude of mind to cope with unprecedented conditions, and to utilize unprecedented knowledge.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
We are drowning in information and starving for knowledge.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The bigger the information media, the less courage and freedom they allow. Bigness means weakness.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
What information consumes is rather obvious: it consumes the attention of its recipients. Hence, a wealth of information creates a poverty of attention and a need to allocate that attention efficiently among the overabundance of information sources that might consume it.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
All my life, as down an abyss without a bottom. I have been pouring van loads of information into that vacancy of oblivion I call my mind.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Everybody gets so much common information all day long that they lose their common sense.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Wisdom is perishable. Unlike information or knowledge, it cannot be stored in a computer or recorded in a book. It expires with each passing generation.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
No man was ever so completely skilled in the conduct of life, as not to receive new information from age and experience.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Private information is practically the source of every large modern fortune.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Puppets at the Information Center: [singing] / Welcome to Duloc / Such a perfect town / Here we have some rules / Let us lay them down / Don't make waves / Stay in line / And we'll get along fine / Duloc is a perfect place / Please keep off of the grass / Shine your shoes / Wipe your... FACE. / Duloc is, Duloc is / Duloc is a perfect... place.
Donkey: Wow. Let's do that again.More [07/17/2005 12:07:00]
Daryl Zero: [instructions to Gloria Sullivan] Keep moving every few months. Stay out of Westernized countries for a while. Don't carry too much cash on your body. Give incorrect information everywhere, and never use your real name.More [10/07/2005 12:10:00]
The Internet's been so great, and it's so nice to have fans do nice, elaborate websites, but I think the downside is some of the things... for real fans to go on and see that 90 percent of the information isn't true or to see pictures that aren't really me, or for them to be able to sell these things, that's one of the downsides, I think.More [11/06/2005 12:11:00]
Dustin Hoffman was the greatest. He had so much information to give and he mesmerized me. He really feels for actors who are just starting out and remembers his early days like they were yesterday.More [12/15/2005 12:12:00]
Began back in the mid-70s when I started my career as a model and began seeing more similarities than differences among different ethnic groups. Let's face it: women of every race, nationality and background want the same thing - to look radiant and feel beautiful in their own skin. I wrote 'The Beauty of Color' as visual tribute, celebration and insider information for women from diverse backgrounds. When I came to the US, the beauty message was 'America celebrates the girl next door.' Well, not only has the girl next door changed, the whole neighborhood has changed!More [03/23/2006 12:03:00]
Somewhere in your career, your work changes. It becomes less anal, less careful and more spontaneous, more to do with the information that your soul carries.More [04/11/2006 12:04:00]
If people are generous with their information, then the actor can use that information lovingly and respectfully.More [04/11/2006 12:04:00]
I think reading is important for a variety of things. I mean, first of all, it's a way to get information and find out what's going on in the world. But also, it helps your imagination.More [04/14/2006 12:04:00]
The DOT has provided the city with information on how to legally apply for those signs to be posted to promote the Pilot Pen.More [04/18/2006 12:04:00]
Keyhoe's stock dropped. He was made to look like a liar on television. Thanks to the Freedon of Information Act - the documents have been obtained.More [05/04/2006 12:05:00]
I think that (in the) evening we will release some information and clear up a little better what happened.More [05/18/2006 12:05:00]
It's a fairy tale about the guys who wrote fairy tales through the eyes of Terry Gilliam, ... This film was actually an excuse for Terry to create an entire world. He does this so well with wide-angle lenses. Terry's frames are so densely packed with information that you can't take it all in the first time.More [05/24/2006 12:05:00]
Justin investigates his wife's death and what she was investigating and there's -- people are after him to stop him. They don't want the information to get out, and they will do anything to stop him.More [05/30/2006 12:05:00]
“Your good friend has just taken a piece of cake out of the garbage and eaten it. You will probably need this information when you check me into the Betty Crocker Clinic.”More [08/14/2006 12:08:00]
“Having complete information and having it quickly is a key to administering justice, ... NCIC allows you to get more information and get it quickly.”More [10/30/2006 12:10:00]
“In hindsight, you think, yeah there are things you could have done. But at the time we had multiple sources telling us the information and we had people in positions of authority ... telling us the information was correct. When you have officials telling you something and eyewitnesses telling you something, at some point you have to rely on that information.”More [11/16/2006 12:11:00]
I grew up paying attention to every little bit of information I could get my hands on, I just soaked it all up - whether it was hip-hop or whatever. It was all from observing and being with people.More [11/19/2006 12:11:00]
“I'm thrilled with (the way it turned out). I don't see how I could do better work. I got all the content in there that I wanted. I think it worked out real well. I think it's an extreme amount of information. I would challenge someone to put that much information in an enhanced CD.”More [12/29/2006 12:12:00]
In the New York Times, you're going to get completely different information than you would in the USA Today.More [01/17/2007 12:01:00]
Professor Severus Snape: For your information Potter, Asphodel and Wormwood making a sleeping potion so powerful it is known as the draught of the living dead, a Beozar is a stone taken from the stomach of a goat and will save you from most poisons. As for Monkshood and Wolfsbane, they are the same plant which also goes by the name of Aconyte. Well, why aren't you all copying this down?More [02/20/2007 12:02:00]
Ron: [looking for information about Nicholas Flamell] We've looked a hundred times.
Hermione: [leaning closer] Not in the restricted section. Happy Christmas.More [02/20/2007 12:02:00]
Gail Hailstorm: Isn't Cindy Campbell's father a suspect?
Sheriff: That is classified information, where did you get this?
Gail Hailstorm: Sorry, but my information is strictly confidential shit.
[Doofy steps out]
Deputy Doofy: Hi Gail... Gail swallows.More [02/22/2007 12:02:00]
Greg Focker: [high on Truth Serum, giving a speech] Hello everybody. I am, uh, about to set sail on my ship... on the sea of life with my first mate - the beautiful Pamela Byrnes.
Pam Byrnes: Love you, baby!
[blows kiss]
Greg Focker: [drunkenly blows back kiss, pauses] I still masturbate to Pam. What? She's hot - check out those boobs. I just wanna lather 'em up with soap and rub my face in 'em. I could take a vacation in there. What? Gosh, sorry you're perfect! And there's another wonderful lady in the audience, my future mother-in-law Dina Byrnes! Dina-Dina-Bo-Bina-I-love-Dina! Byrnes! You know they say you can tell from looking at the mother what your wife will look like in the future - well, I'm looking, and I'm LIKIN...
[Spies Jorge]
Greg Focker: In my first... passionate sexual awakening, I made sweet sweet love to my housekeeper, Isabelle.
Pam Byrnes: Come on, honey, that was in the past, so sit down.
Greg Focker: No no no, baby - I gotta get this off my chest.
Pam Byrnes: Please... sit.
Greg Focker: We conceived a child. Come on up here, Jorge! This is the fruit of my loins. Come on - search your heart, you know it to be true. Yo soy tu papa! Yeah, I know, a lot of information to take in. Give that boy a hand. Oh, and Jack - Pam's pregnant. Focker out.
[passes out]More [02/23/2007 12:02:00]
Nicky Santoro: [about beating Tony Dogs to get information out of him] You better hope he gives me a fuckin' name soon, or I'm gonna give him yours, Frank.
Frank Marino: Yeah, thanks a lot.More [02/24/2007 12:02:00]
[after Van Helsing's first, failed attempt to kill Dracula]
Anna Valerious: A silver stake? A crucifix? What, did you think we haven't tried everything before? We've shot him, stabbed him, clubbed him, sprayed him with holy water, staked him through the heart, and STILL he lives! Do you understand? No-one knows how to kill Dracula!
Van Helsing: Well, I could have used that information a little earlier.More [03/14/2007 12:03:00]
Marcus Burnett: Mike! There's a papa rat humping the shit out of this mama rat. No, he's straight pile-driving her!
Mike Lowrey: Now how is that information gonna help me do my job?
Marcus Burnett: They fuck just like us!More [04/09/2007 12:04:00]
Sands: Belini... How long have you and I done business together? A long time. And in a way, I almost, could have the tiniest smidgen of respect for you. Almost. But you need to stop farting around. Now, do you have the information on Barillo or do you not?
Belini: I have what you need. I'm just enjoying this temporary position of power. That make you nervous?
Sands: You know that withholding vital information from a federal officer is a serious offence. Especially when that officer has paid handsomely for it and wouldn't think twice about ripping that patch off your eye hole and skull-fucking you to death.More [04/11/2007 12:04:00]
Agent Sands: You know that withholding vital information from a federal officer is a serious offense. Especially when that officer has paid handsomely for it and wouldn't think twice about ripping that patch off your eyehole and skull-fucking you to death.More [04/11/2007 12:04:00]
[in order to obtain information about the blowpipe, Watson is forced to make a purchase from a curiosity shop]
Sherlock Holmes: Why on earth did you buy a pipe?
John Watson: It looks distinguished!
Sherlock Holmes: It's perfectly ridiculous!More [05/10/2007 12:05:00]
Redneck: I should get a hat...
Dan: Yes, sir.
Redneck: And a key chain...
Dan: Yes, sir.
Redneck: And how about a couple of free sundaes?
Dan: Yes, sir. I'll have Natasha take down your information and we'll have corporate headquarters send that right out.
Redneck: What, are you gonna' to mail me a sundae? I want it now goddamnit!More [05/10/2007 12:05:00]
Interrogator: Do you know why you're here, Evey Hammond?
Evey Hammond: No please...
Interrogator: You've been formally charged with three counts of murder, the bombing of government property, conspiracy to commit terrorism, treason, and sedition. The penalty for which is death by firing squad. You have one chance and only one chance to save your life. You must tell us the identity or whereabouts of codename V. If your information leads to his capture, you will be released from this facility immediately. Do you understand what I'm telling you? You can return to your life, Miss Hammond. All you have to do is cooperate.
[pause]
Interrogator: Process her.More [05/21/2007 12:05:00]

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