Thursday, April 28, 2011

"More research is needed."

"We have more information now than we can use, and less knowledge and understanding than we need. Indeed, we seem to collect information because we have the ability to do so, but we are so busy collecting it that we haven't devised means of using it. The true measure of any society is not what it knows but what it does with what it knows."
~Warren Bennis


  1. I like the way Ole Ted put it, back in 1934:

    "The endless cycle of idea and action,
    Endless invention, endless experiment,
    Brings knowledge of motion, but not of stillness;
    Knowledge of speech, but not of silence;
    Knowledge of words, and ignorance of The Word.

    All our knowledge brings us nearer to our ignorance,
    All our ignorance brings us nearer to death,
    But nearness to death no nearer to God.

    Where is the Life we have lost in living?
    Where is the wisdom we have lost in knowledge?
    Where is the knowledge we have lost in information?

    The cycles of Heaven in twenty centuries
    Brings us farther from God and nearer to the Dust."

    Hope you're good, Hil!!!

  2. Quinn! I've missed you! Good quote, p.s. How ya been?