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Frederick W. Smith Quotes and Sayings

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Information about the package is as important as the package itself.
- Frederick W. Smith

I'm not afraid to take a swing and miss.
- Frederick W. Smith

A manager is not a person who can do the work better than his men;
he is a person who can get his men to do the work better than he can.
- Frederick W. Smith

Leaders get out in front and stay there by raising
the standards by which they judge themselves -
and by which they are willing to be judged.
- Frederick W. Smith

 

My innovation involved taking an idea from the telecommunications and banking industries,
and applying that idea to transportation business.
- Frederick W. Smith

A Yale University management professor in response
to student Fred Smith's paper proposing reliable overnight delivery service:
The concept is interesting and well-formed,
but in order to earn better than a 'C',
the idea must be feasible.
- Frederick W. Smith

Information is not knowledge.
- Albert Einstein

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I was brought up to believe that the only thing worth doing
was to add to the sum of accurate information in the world.
- Margaret Mead

The most successful people in life
are generally those who have the best information.
- Benjamin Disraeli

The most interesting information comes from children,
for they tell all they know and then stop.
- Mark Twain

The only way to store information is by agreement.
The belief system is like a Book of Law that rules our mind.
Our biggest fear is taking the risk to be alive.
Humans punish themselves endlessly
for not being what they believe they should be.
We have the need to be accepted and to be loved by others,
but we cannot accept and love ourselves.
- don Miguel Ruiz

It's been my policy to view the Internet not as an 'information highway,'
but as an electronic asylum filled with babbling loonies.
- Mike Royko

A poem is true if it hangs together.
Information points to something else.
A poem points to nothing but itself.
- E. M. Forster

The highest education is that which
does not merely give us information
but makes our life in harmony with all existence.
- Rabindranath Tagore

I find motivation and inspiration and hope in information.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

The new information technology...
Internet and e-mail...
have practically eliminated the physical costs of communications.
- Peter Drucker

There is something about inside information which seems
to paralyse a man's reasoning powers.
- Bernard Baruch

It's impossible to move, to live, to operate at any
level without leaving traces,
bits, seemingly meaningless fragments of personal information.
- William Gibson

Getting information off the Internet is like taking
a drink from a fire hydrant.
- Mitchell Kapor

Everybody gets so much information all day long that
they lose their common sense.
- Gertrude Stein

Just once in a while, let us exalt
the importance of ideas and information.
- Edward R. Murrow

Information's pretty thin stuff unless mixed with experience.
- Clarence Day

An educated person is one who has learned that information
almost always turns out to be at best incomplete and very often false,
misleading, fictitious, mendacious -
just dead wrong.
- Russell Baker

True genius resides in the capacity for evaluation
of uncertain, hazardous, and conflicting information.
- Winston Churchill

To beat the market you'll have to invest serious bucks
to dig up information no one else has yet.
- Merton Miller

Data is not information, information is not knowledge,
knowledge is not understanding, understanding is not wisdom.
- Clifford Stoll

Technology is so much fun but we can drown in our technology.
The fog of information can drive out knowledge.
- Daniel J. Boorstin

All of the books in the world contain no more information
than is broadcast as video in a single large American city in a single year.
Not all bits have equal value.
- Carl Sagan

Most of us feel overburdened by information,
although I would say the overloaded feeling comes more
from coordinating all of the information and responding to it.
- David Rose

Judgment is more than skill.
It sets forth on intellectual seas beyond the shores
of hard indisputable factual information.
- Kingman Brewster, Jr.

Violent behavior exists in one's psychological makeup
much deeper than the level that receives information
from television or movies.
- Richard King

When a pianist sits down and does a virtuoso performance
he is in a technical sense transmitting more information
to a machine than any other human activity involving machinery allows.
- Robert Moog

Over the past decade, prescribing information has grown more and more complex,
more and more dense and more difficult to negotiate.
- Andrew von Eschenbach

I am in favor of complete freedom of information and
of free access to the new communication tools,
in particular the Internet.
- Omar Bongo

We never, ever in the history of mankind have had access
to so much information so quickly and so easily.
- Vinton Cerf

Information imposes certain criteria on how it can be stored.
- John M. Smith

I don't think that people in America are really given
enough information about the Third World.
- Martin Sheen

In all my activities as Armament Minister I never once visited a labor camp,
and cannot, therefore, give any information about them.
- Albert Speer

If the government did a good job of publicizing this information,
my products wouldn't sell.
- Matthew Lesko

Democracies must have equilibrium...
and the entanglement of politics and information must be minimized.
- Romano Prodi

Keep the problems of clients and prospects confidential.
Divulge information only with their consent.
- Arthur C. Nielsen

Mr. Luskin also says that Rove did not knowingly disclose
classified information and did not tell any reporters
that Valerie Plame worked for the C.I.A.
- Michael Isikoff

Now, an embryo may seem like some scientific or laboratory term,
but, in fact, the embryo contains the unique information that defines a person.
- Todd Akin

Genetics is about how information is stored and transmitted between generations.
- John M. Smith

The liberties and freedoms which we hold dear and we
recognize and cherish and respect guide the way we
gather information in the United States.
- John Ashcroft

My fiction has been influenced by the visual arts,
though not in obvious ways, it seems to me.
I don't offer tremendous amounts of visual information in my work.
- Jonathan Lethem

We all want more information available when making
health care decisions for ourselves and our families.
- Dan Lipinski

Whatever the device you use for getting your information out,
it should be the same information.
- Tim Berners-Lee

The European model is, first, a social and economic
system founded on the role of the market,
for no computer in the world can process information better than the market.
- Jacques Delors

They made a shrewd guess that I could give them some useful information,
and they were the first to meet me.
Some one said they came to arrest me,
and - well, let it go at that.
- Joshua Slocum

I've been talking about the centrality of libraries
in our information society for a while now.
- Matthew Lesko

Information technology and business are becoming inextricably interwoven.
I don't think anybody can talk meaningfully about one
without the talking about the other.
- Bill Gates

In its report, the Cox Committee concludes that China is using stolen U.S.
design information to speed up its deployment of a
new nuclear missile force.
- Charles Foster Bass

There is no excuse for this administration shielding
information about Iraq and the fact that we have great
difficulties there from the American people.
- Jay Inslee

Actually the copies of characters is something I don't
particularly like to talk about in articles but just for your information,
most characters there's only one.
- Jim Henson

In reference to Cat Stevens, it is very,
very important we have accurate information on our
terrorist watch list and our no fly list and that you have a remedy.
- Asa Hutchinson

Terrorists continue to exploit divisions between law
enforcement and the intelligence communities that limit
the sharing of vital counterterrorism information.
- Jim Sensenbrenner

Anybody who's ever gone through a hard time -
any outsider's perception,
no matter how much information they're given,
they have no idea what the person's life is like.
- Amy Grant

Deep Throat's information, and in my view,
courage, allowed the newspaper to use what he knew and suspected.
- Bob Woodward

Politically speaking, you don't necessarily give away
information that allows your enemy to get an upper hand.
But at the same time you don't keep reality from the population.
- Dwight Schultz

Dear motorist on the information superhighway.
I'm sorry I do not have a car.
- Eric San

You know, when people want to get any information,
research information, it will all exist on these Web sites.
- Brian De Palma

People live longer today than they ever have.
They live happier lives, have more knowledge,
more information.
All this is the result of communications technology.
How is any of that bad?
- Tom Clancy

Telegraphs are machines for conveying information over
extensive lines with great rapidity.
- Charles Babbage

On the Internet, inside information is currency,
and there will always be counterfeiters among us.
- J. Michael Straczynski

The most important thing that was new was the idea of URI-or URL,
that any piece of information anywhere should have an identifier,
which will allow you to get hold of it.
- Tim Berners-Lee

Structure is more important than content in the transmission of information.
- Abbie Hoffman

If you go back to the first single-cell form of life,
it clearly possessed the capacity to receive,
to utilize, to store, to transform, and to transmit information.
- Dee Hock

In the information age, you don't teach philosophy
as they did after feudalism.
You perform it.
If Aristotle were alive today he'd have a talk show.
- Timothy Leary

Everyone gets so much information all day long that
they lose their common sense.
- Gertrude Stein

Our information lives will be better served when we
are free to get to our information from wherever we are,
with any device available.
- Donald Norman


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