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We’ve collected the best Informed Quotes from the greatest minds of the world: Ory Okolloh, Marina Abramovic, Mary Beard, Elayne Boosler, Heber J. Grant. Use them as an inspiration.

It’s one thing to tell people to make informed decisions, but that’s difficult when there is no information.
I have the greatest respect for Aborigine people, to whom I owe everything. The time I spent with members of the Pijantjatjara and Pintupi tribes in Australia was a transformative experience for me and one that has deeply and indelibly informed my entire life and art.
Democracy requires information. Plato knew that informed decision-making requires knowledge.
I have no complaints about losing money I put in high-risk investments. I did some of that when I had real money; my informed choice, my measured gamble.
When I was about twenty-five years of age, Professor Sims informed me that I could sing, but added, ‘I would like to be at least forty miles away while you are doing it.’
I grew up in San Francisco. And so I’m informed in a certain kind of way about, you know, believing in democracy and believing in America. And I’m a very ardent patriot.
Once, I used to have the local reporter on the team bus and I’d tell him everything, so when he wrote about the club he was informed, even if he couldn’t print some things. Those days are long gone.
Young people are better educated. They grew up in a society which is well connected, well informed. They are able to communicate to one another, to know what is happening.
China‘s Internet will continue to be policed and controlled, information filtered, sites prohibited, noncompliant search engines excluded, and sensitive search words disallowed. And where China goes, others, also informed by different values, are already and will follow.
My left leg had to be amputated from below the knee immediately to prevent gangrene from setting in. I was losing blood alarmingly. Here I was informed that the hospital was out of anaesthesia. With no choice, I instructed them to go ahead with the amputation. The limb was sawed off while I was fully conscious.
I’ve written a soulful record but it’s informed by my sort of indie guitar past.
You have great athletic directors, you let them run it; you keep yourself informed, but I’m not the athletic director. I’m the president of the university.
Love isn’t any one good thing; it’s a very, very strange mishmash of emotions. Your love for somebody is, oftentimes, informed by the terrible things you might believe about yourself, and comparatively, the person you see them as is everything that you’re not.
Informed clients are better clients, and they make for better design.
I really do believe that my style is informed by the fact that I had such issues with my appearance at various times of my life.
The Arab world needs a modern version of the old transnational media so citizens can be informed about global events. More important, we need to provide a platform for Arab voices.
While everyone has a right to his or her opinion, the people who are informed have more of a right.
Bill Dixon
The vast majority of our teachers, our principals and our PTAs are well informed and well meaning, but even those with the best intentions can benefit from cultural competency training.
Two decades of experience as an entrepreneur and CEO has informed my view that our priorities must stress improving educational outcomes, rebuilding America’s infrastructure, lowering health care costs, addressing climate change, reforming immigration, and ushering in an advanced energy economy.
Democracy is not just about voting but about informed voting. If democracy doesn’t have access to reliable sources of information and instead relies on social proof, then there is no way of distinguishing between junk evidence and actual knowledge.
In exceptional boardrooms, the intellectual rigor generated by a challenging question is both an accepted norm and a precursor to reaching informed decisions. This is the crucial edge that sets apart boards that lead from boards that follow.
American democracy depends on the public’s ability to remain accurately informed on our state of affairs.
As I read the New Testament, I find only one path to salvation – the path of an informed faith in Jesus Christ.
Helping women make informed decisions about the best contraceptive methods for their families would also help us ensure that more infants are celebrating their first birthdays.
After my cancer diagnosis this year, I was offered a choice of treatments. I wanted to make an informed decision. This meant reading scientific papers. Had I not used the stolen material provided by Sci-Hub, it would have cost me thousands.
I want to be better informed with regard to ichthyology.
Gilbert White
My responsibility is to ensure that the position of the Department of Justice is not only legally defensible, but is informed by our best view of what the law is after consideration of all the facts.
Sally Yates
I want to encourage all parents to read to their children because it helps them to become better educated, better informed.
Art is pattern informed by sensibility.
Young singers are much better educated musically, much better informed, through discs and videos, than I was.
There is this massive misconception that young people have absolutely no interest in the news. Young people definitely do want to be informed, but they want to be informed by people they can relate to.
Please, please, please, my dear competition. We can beat each other and fight each other as much as we want and argue, but do not predict how a system really works when you really don’t know and don’t want to know. Either be better informed, or don’t do it.
Customers are very demanding and well informed.
Ultrasound is instrumental in the fight against abortion precisely because it allows women to make an informed choice by shedding light in a place which, for most of its history, has been shrouded in secrecy.
Filmmaking is kind of a vain hobby when maybe we should all be taking to the streets. But it seems irresponsible not to be informed by politics in some way.
Blue cheese contains natural amphetamines. Why are students not informed about this?
Mark E. Smith
The idea that fiction can capture the stories that fall through the cracks of history informed ‘A Constellation of Vital Phenomena,’ which progresses across the two Chechen Wars of the 1990s and early 2000s.
Just in the past few years – since I’ve been making movies, which isn’t a very long time – you now have a culture that is fascinated and informed about the box office in a way that sometimes filmmakers weren’t even.
I was really young when I was working on ‘Freaks and Geeks.’ In a lot of ways, that was the experience that informed a lot of what I’ve become, and I feel like every experience I have is in some way or another an extension of something that started there.
Jake Kasdan
Those who argue for Brexit are wrong, and that is because they have not been properly informed about the costs.
I am extremely proud of my accomplishments at ‘Fox News‘ and for keeping our loyal viewers engaged and informed on events and news topics of the day.
You are not entitled to your opinion. You are entitled to your informed opinion. No one is entitled to be ignorant.
I think the American electorate should work a little harder at getting informed. That includes hearing, truly listening, to what the other side is saying. Whether you’re left or right.
We need to work together to either achieve a form of Brexit that does not threaten our future or ensure that the decision to complete departure is the electorate’s informed choice.
It might be liberating to think of human life as informed by losses and disappearances as much as by gifted appearances, allowing a more present participation and witness to the difficulty of living.
Once I.D.W. folks saw that people like Ben Shapiro were generally smart, highly informed, and often princely in difficult conversations, it’s more understandable that occasionally a few frogs got kissed here and there as some I.D.W. members went in search of other maligned princes.
Eric Weinstein
You can be aware and educated and informed, but you’ve got to place emphasis on being compassionate, having empathy and understanding.
I just was raised always to question and be as informed as I can be.
The appointing power vested in the president imposes delicate and onerous duties. So far as it is possible to be informed, I shall make honesty, capacity, and fidelity indispensable prerequisites to the disposal of office, and the absence of either of these qualities shall be deemed sufficient cause for removal.
Paes is very a convincing person and had informed me that Gandharva wedding was enough. My name was added in his passport as spouse.
The framers understood that the momentous decision to go to war requires the informed consent of the American people, expressed through their elected representatives.
I was always more interested in story songs, things with a point of view… and things that informed me.
Nanci Griffith
If you think of life and death on a continuum, finding the point where it tips is complicated. It cuts across all political lines and gets to the root of our humanity. It requires faith informed by years of intimacy that you’re doing what’s right for your loved one.
Eleanor Clift
Artwork, films, TV – it’s always informed my work, no matter what I’m working on.
My father also happened to be an intellectual, as learned, literate, informed, and curious as anyone I have known. Unobtrusively and casually, he was my wise and gentle teacher.
James Tobin
Cognitive and character skills work together as dynamic complements; they are inseparable. Skills beget skills. More motivated children learn more. Those who are more informed usually make wiser decisions.
Who cares if a movie star has an opinion unless the person is very well informed?
Brian Lamb
Growing up black in America, and with Southern roots in my family, I was informed in my own life.
I labored for eight years thinking I was writing a book for adults that was a nostalgic look back on childhood. Then my publisher informed me I’d written a children’s book.
So much of journalism is conveying a place and time that existed, to someone at a later date: giving a person the context and trying to make them feel as informed as if they were actually there.
Be informed, ask questions, band together with your community, and fight at the local level. And make sure you take your local elections as seriously as the national ones.
I think it’s important to travel around in order to get a notion of what’s going on, to find out what people are think about. I enjoy talking on campuses most because people are more informed and discussion is generally livelier.
Harrison Salisbury
A military childhood in the 1950s was very much informed by WWII. My brothers and I often heard stories from our dad – and from other kids – about things that had happened to their dads. We constantly played war games and, nearly every Saturday, saw a different WWII movie at the post theater.
Mary Pope Osborne
Americans of all ages embraced TV unhesitatingly. They felt no loyalty to network radio, the medium that had entertained and informed them for a quarter-century. When something came along that they deemed superior, they switched off their radios without a second thought.
As a broadcaster, I’ve always taken the approach that I want to be informed. I want to understand. It’s easy to mail it in and throw a take out there.
You actually can be passionate about things like making rational decisions based on a thorough airing of the facts, a reasonable and informed debate, a respect for the Constitution that includes, um, knowing about it.
All of the most popular music of the ’30s and ’40s were deeply informed by jazz.
All I can say is that with business and the interest of any party before me, I will consider and apply the law as it is written by Congress and informed by precedent.
As a member of Congress, a coequal branch of government designed by our founders to provide checks and balances on the executive branch, I believe that lawmakers must fulfill our oversight duty as well as keep the American people informed of the current danger.
The gospel music and doo-wop is what has informed me personally.
To the extent that we are all educated and informed, we will be more equipped to deal with the gut issues that tend to divide us.
Like anything, you don’t force kids to cook. It just becomes part of life – have them be around it, keep them informed – talk about it. I try to relay my passion for it in these ways. The second you try to force anything on your own kid, they rebel.
I can promise you that women working togetherlinked, informed and educated – can bring peace and prosperity to this forsaken planet.
When I first started writing ‘Still Missing,’ I didn’t actually realize I was writing a thriller. I thought it was more women’s fiction, but during the many years of rewrites, I kept taking out the boring parts, and then my agent informed me that I had written a thriller.
Chevy Stevens
I was in New York City on 9/11. Grief remains from that awful day, but not only grief. There is fear, too, a fear informed by the knowledge that whatever my worst nightmare is, there is someone out there embittered enough to carry it out.
As population susceptibilities are better understood, we will be in a better position than we are in today to make informed decisions about risk management.
Samuel Wilson
I worry that we’re not getting enough of the news that we need to make informed judgments as citizens.
I would encourage you: be informed – knowledge is power.
To me, the two things that Gal Gadot – who is an amazing actress, and she played a great Wonder Woman – but the true things that she actually has inside of her are this incredible warmth and charm that is also informed by great intelligence. It’s those two things.
I grew up watching his movies; I know everyone did, but I really feel that a lot of my formative years were informed by Woody Allen films.
The way I was grew up gave me a slight fearlessness and a sense of independence. There are things about it that have definitely informed me. And then, as a parent, it’s done the opposite. It’s made me feel much more protective. There are boundaries in my kids’ lives that I don’t think I had.
We can’t sit around waiting for big government, big business, big religion etc. to save us. We need to get informed and take inspired action.
When you pretend to be an authority on everything, it forces your subordinates to defer to your opinion – which may not be the most informed in the room. If you have humility concerning the gaps in your experience or ability, it allows others to shine.
I do really long DJ sets – I play for five or six hours sometimes – but the live shows are a bit more compact. The arch of how to tell a story, where the energy is, where you have peaks and drops, where things go up and things come down, that’s all being informed by DJ-ing.
We firmly believe the environmental issues cannot be addressed without extensive public participation, but people need to be informed before they can get involved.
Just as you would if you wanted to eat healthier or take better care of your skin, the most important thing you can do when buying something is to turn over the bottle and get informed about the ingredients. Many items we use daily are full of unpronounceable chemicals.
My work shows how important it is that independent researchers should have access to data so that government statistics can be checked and so that the democratic debate within India can be informed by the different interpretations of different scholars.
Children who use the Internet are much better informed than when I was young. Use this to your advantage.
Miep Gies
Bill Withers and Curtis Mayfield, those are the people who informed me in playing the bass.
As a coach I need to organise preparations for the team and give informed input to captain and the team to strategise better, inclusive of every player.
Being adequately informed is a democratic duty, just as the vote is a democratic right. A misinformed electorate, voting without knowledge, is not a true democracy.
Sproxil will help combat the multi-billion dollar counterfeit drug market, empower customers, and give them the resources to make informed pharmaceutical purchasing decisions.
Resignation, not mystic, not detached, but resignation open-eyed, conscious, and informed by love, is the only one of our feelings for which it is impossible to become a sham.
My first exposure to sanitation issues occurred when I got admission into an engineering college. They probably didn’t want to admit me and informed me that there was no ladies toilet in the college. I was adamant and pursued my studies in engineering in that very college.
I like to do some research and learn about the destination before I travel there. I read up on its history, culture and food, which is most important. Being informed makes the travel so much better.
I suspect that perfect happiness is not possible for me. I suppose if I was ever selected for eternal life – the moment I was informed – that would bring me the closest.
It’s funny; it’s a real balancing act. In TV, everybody‘s talking about authenticity. In order to make ‘Dirty Jobs‘ authentic, I really can’t be overly informed. The minute I am, I become a host… It’s a very tricky business paying a tribute to work, because TV is very bad at it.
As a journalist, I fundamentally believe that keeping the public informed is an essential part of democracy.
It’s important to be informed but I also think it’s important to be inspired. I’m creating a space where people can be inspired.
Just like zillions of children, album covers educated and informed me, and certainly did I later transpose organically, rather than by intent, those principles both in fashion design and photography.
It has been common knowledge to informed collectors that many times the finest and rarest art glass is found unsigned.
Perhaps, for once, we should try interventions that are informed by science and proven to work.
Citizenship is a tough occupation which obliges the citizen to make his own informed opinion and stand by it.
Martha Gellhorn
The listening community has the obligation of distinguishing informed opinion from tweets.
Reading builds the educated and informed electorate so vital to our democracy.
Brad Henry
I’m not always up to date on everything that’s going on, but I am somewhat informed. I listen to NPR. And I actually watch Fox News, because I believe, if you just listen to the things that agree with you, you’re not really seeing anything else.
The Brexit and Trump phenomena are informed by similar forces and social and economic movements. I think it’s been really stressful; it’s been really scary.
I mean, musical theater really informed so much of my life. It just so perfectly brings order to chaos, which is why we love theater.
All the people who were needed to be told about my decision were informed. 2021 World Cup would definitely be my swansong. I am looking forward to preparing for the World Cup.
Democracy requires an informed citizenry able to question its government.
In a nation growing increasingly more diverse, it is imperative that the organizations tasked with keeping us informed reflect the same diversity.
We were always in church, and always singing, so once I realized that music was something that I had a knack for, I sort of latched onto it, and it helped give me an identity and figure out who I was as a person. It informed my way into theater, which informed my way into television.
When I said yes to host the ‘IPL,’ I wasn’t trying to fill in someone else’s shoes. I wasn’t trying to prove a point. I was only going to lend my style to the show, ask the right questions, get my facts right, keep the viewer informed and basically leave no room for error!
I would have a poet able bodied, fond of talking, a reader of the newspapers, capable of pity and laughter, informed in economics, appreciative of women, involved in personal relationships, actively interested in politics, susceptible to physical impressions.
I endeavour to read more, be more informed on gay rights. Whatever floats your boat is my outlook. It’s hard enough to be happy without having legislation against you, too.
Rachel Shelley
A woman director is not obliged to make a feminist film. She can make what she wants, a thriller, an action film, a comedy, or whatever, but hopefully, she will be informed by a gaze that is female.
We in the press have a special role since there is no other institution in our society that can hold the President accountable. I do believe that our democracy can endure and prevail only if the American people are informed.
Technology does more than delight, entertain and make our lives more convenient, it’s also an agent for social good. That is why it’s important for tech startups to stay informed about, and make a mark on, policies that impact them.
Doctors and patients need as much data as possible to make an informed decision about what treatment is best.
My father was an expert hunter, so we ate a lot of wild game when I was growing up in Montana. That helped broaden my palate generally, but I know it informed my distaste for factory farms and unspectacular commercial meat.
I think the teenage sides of myself have informed my adult self.
I spent my 20s working in patient care at a large university hospital, an experience that has informed all my work and has given me a lot of human observation to draw on.
Lois McMaster Bujold
My understanding of environmentalism, of the things that radicalize people, of the ethics and effectiveness of different kinds of social protest have definitely become more nuanced and more informed, but they aren’t much clearer.
I think everything we do, on one level or another, as writers, most of our writing is informed by our world view. It’s informed by our own understanding of spirituality; things that matter, things that are important to us. I write about things that matter for me.
Allowing young people to vote for the first time while they are still at school would allow them to engage with the political process, as well as the relevant issues, with the support of teachers to help them make informed choices.
Every opportunity I’ve had to work and act with incredibly talented directors, like Dean Holland was on ‘Love,’ and the writers and creators of that show, Judd Apatow, Paul Rust and Leslie Arfin, have been incredible learning experiences that have informed my creative process.
If you talk to a British officer or NCO about the strategic objectives of the end state, you’ll often get a spirited discussion that’s very well informed.
Modern girls are much more informed than we were. Modern girls seem to know more and there is openness.
I’m most impressed by the Russian writers, so I love reading the works of Tolstoy and Dostoyevsky. Another author who has informed the way I think is the French philosopher, Blaise Pascal.
In a few days an officer came to our camp, under a flag of truce, and informed Hamilton, then a captain of artillery, but afterwards the aid of General Washington, that Captain Hale had been arrested within the British lines condemned as a spy, and executed that morning.
William Hull
I see my role as sort of an informed outsider.
I knew that Jesus loved me, not because the Bible told me so but because my heart was informed by love. And later, for that same reason, I knew I was attracted to boys.
James Lecesne
I wish I had fair justification for not being as informed as I should be, but I don’t.
As with most people, my ideology and my attitudes about life were informed by parents and family.
It’s just about asking why. We as cooks historically have been very, very technically proficient but not technically informed as to why we do what we do. Modernist cuisine is about that knowledge.
What we need more than anything else is an informed populace. I believe people want to be informed.
None of us are claiming that the statistical analysts understand the game of football as well as the football coaches do, or that our analysis should take precedence over the informed opinions of experts. I’m not saying that at all.
We can all make better decisions when we’re informed.
So basically the understanding on these so-called reissues is that they were done behind my back, without my permission, and the band informed me that I would no longer be paid on them at all.
I’m much better informed than Mr. Clarke ever was about the nature of the intelligence that was available again Osama bin Laden and which was consistently denigrated by himself and Mr. Tenet.
Without question, we need to be informed of the happenings in the world. But modern communication brings into our homes a drowning cascade of the violence and misery of the worldwide human race. There comes a time when we need to find some peaceful spiritual renewal.
I try to be well informed. I don’t know how well I do all the time, but I try nonetheless.
I find it really hard to relate to the Bond women or Angelina Jolie in ‘Salt.’ And of course it’s informed by my experiences and the people I’ve met along the way and the places I’ve been.
The average American expends more time becoming informed about choosing a car than choosing a candidate. But, then, the consequences of the former choice are immediate and discernible.
SERE is a classified program, but every person informed of it is ‘read in’ to the details of the program. Even the Joint Personnel Recovery Agency, which administers SERE, starts its PowerPoint presentation with a slide outlining the agency‘s origins.
Our job is not to predict the future. Rather, it’s to suggest all the possible futures – so that society can make informed decisions about where we want to go.
Informed consent is required for every invasive medical procedure, from getting your ears pierced to having an abortion.
We Americans are the best informed people on earth as to the events of the last twenty-four hours; we are the not the best informed as the events of the last sixty centuries.
On a purely personal level, it’s very strange, because as a kid, Superman informed my personality. Now I’ve been given the job of forming Superman’s personality and, in some ways, drawing on my own background.
The media has not done a great job in fulfilling their role – journalism’s role in a democracy is to provide information on profoundly important subjects so we’re an informed citizenry.
I don’t profess to be an expert on anything, or have the memory for who ran in 1952. I am an informed American citizen, that’s my position.
Joy Behar
I don’t know much about pop music, and we sample music from all different cultures. I was trained in West African dance, so my sense of rhythm when I move is obviously informed by that, and I obviously sing in Portuguese.
Sophie Hawley-Weld
I don’t feel particularly comfortable about actors using whatever power they may have to push their beliefs, unless they’re extremely well informed.
Rather than assuming Terms of Service are equivalent to informed consent, platforms should offer opt-in settings where users can choose to join experimental panels. If they don’t opt in, they aren’t forced to participate.
I hope that by just being a competent member and expressing informed views on issues that aren’t related to issues of LGBT equality, Republicans see me as a general asset.
Mark Takano
I was a heathen Jewess with no bat mitzvah. Only the neurosis, the brown hair, and the self-deprecating humor. But being one of the only Jewish kids in my WASPy hometown definitely informed my perspective on the humor of being an outsider.
I read widely – for news, the arts, science, for entertainment, and the value of being informed – and, as a fiction writer, I can’t help transposing what I learn into the scenario for a novel or story.
Medical care is one of the only sectors in which Americans are asked to make significant, long-term decisions without knowing the exact price of those decisions up front. Americans deserve to make informed decisions about their medical options.
There’s a lot of comedy in Intermission but it’s got this depth. It’s not comedy for comedy’s sake – it’s informed by something else. I like stuff like that.
Jayalalitha cannot be misled about anything. She is one of the most well informed persons today in Indian politics.
Informed decision-making comes from a long tradition of guessing and then blaming others for inadequate results.
We all rely on technology to communicate, to survive, to do our banking, to shop, to get informed, but none of us knows how to read and write the code.
I feel very confident that that information should be sufficient for the members of the Senate to make an informed decision about John Robertsqualifications.
I started working when I was 17. After working for seven-eight years, I informed my parents about my acting decision.
I would have thought it possible to choose delegates for these larger conferences who, even if they could not speak the principal languages, could at least understand them or could have friends seated beside them who could keep them informed on essential points.
People confuse being full of words with being terribly intelligent and informed.
If we don’t have an informed electorate we don’t have a democracy. So I don’t care how people get the information, as long as they get it. I’m just doing it my particular way and I feel lucky I can do it the way I want to do it.
Don’t underestimate questions from the crowd; technology has made voters more informed than ever.
I think we risk becoming the best informed society that has ever died of ignorance.
I go to my grandchildren. They keep their grandpa informed on what’s going on.
Ben Vereen
I think that’s the beauty of elections: You can’t hide from who you are. The more honestly and directly you communicate to people why you’re doing this, the way in which you want to serve them, I just think that the better, more informed decision that they can make.
Faculty met, and after the usual business, some conversation was had about certain students being addicted to drinking, and it was reported that a citizen of the village had informed a member of the Faculty that there was a good deal of drinking this term among the students.
Daniel H. Hill
I don’t think I have ever taken any ‘offbeatadvice. Actually, I don’t know I take any advice very often. I trust my own instincts and seek out information so I can make fully informed decisions. That’s what’s worked for me.
Diane Hendricks
The first thing anyone can do, about any issue, is get informed.
I would rather give up acting than become world famous, because I think you pay a very high price. Writing and putting new plays out into the world has informed what I do, and I’ve had a lot more freedom to play really interesting parts.
I enjoy being on CNBC’s ‘Fast Money,’ in part so that audiences can watch a woman who is as well informed about, and invested in, the market as her male counterparts.
We keep the terrorist threat to the United Kingdom under very careful scrutiny. We think it’s right to keep the public informed about the general threat level.
How can people be so stupid? I marvel at that. See, I think you have to work as being ignorant – and if you’re gonna work at being ignorant, why not work at being informed?
Unlike the Japanese internment, water-boarding was ordered and served up in secret. But it, too, was America’s policy, not just Dick Cheney’s. Congress was informed about what was happening and raised no objection. The public knew, too.
A lot of my collections are informed by nostalgia. I think that’s because I loved clothes early on. I remember, at maybe age five, being concerned about what I wore, right down to the underwear.
I think I’m the only singer who doesn’t have a temper. The only time I got angry was at a music studio when I was made to wait for three hours without being informed about the delay in the recording.
Sunidhi Chauhan
I like to make glamorously informed songs for glamorously intelligent people.
I think it’s important that the President of the United States consult as widely as possible with those who have different views so that he can – he or she – can make the most informed decisions.
The strange rejection of the expert is mind boggling to me. When we’re told that the worst word in politics is ‘elite,’ I have to wonder whom else are we supposed to be rooting for if not the most qualified and smart and informed people?
We live inside a democracy, and you know, public will matters in a democracy. I just hope it’s informed public will, and frankly, when the decisions are made, you understand the costs.
I don’t think I’ve got the expertise with which to nit-pick, and I freely admit that my motivation to support charities has been emotional, rather than as a result of being particularly well informed as to how the money is used.
As an elected official, I live a very public life. That elected figures live under something of a microscope is perhaps a necessary condition for an informed public, and yet, even as a public official, I maintain very personal documents that are not intended for public view.
Conservatism vests in and depends on the widespread, informed understanding of human nature, self-governance and the First Principle of Progress: free people interacting in free markets produce the greatest good for the greatest number always, but only, when tethered to virtue and morality.
Mary Matalin
I love writing for young people. It’s the literature that was most important to me, the stories that shaped me and informed my own journey as a writer.
Kids who are poor often have families that have not really been kept informed about… how important it is to read to your child, to reduce stresses in their life, to use positive incentives and words.
Most musicals are informed by very rigid archetypes. If you get a very sophisticated mind writing them, you sense something else, but it’s a folk-art form, really, at its best. At different times, I’ve tried to push against it as much as I possibly could, but ultimately, it is a folk-art form.
I hope to submit to the little pamphlet magazines here ‘freelance‘ and perhaps shall join the Labour Club, as I really want to become informed on politics, and it seems to have an excellent program. I am definitely not a Conservative, and the Liberals are too vague and close to the latter.
Among the responsibilities of each citizen in a participatory democracy is keeping ourselves sufficiently informed so that we can participate effectively, argue our positions honorably, and hopefully, forge sufficient consensus to understand each other and then to govern.
The only sure bulwark of continuing liberty is a government strong enough to protect the interests of the people, and a people strong enough and well enough informed to maintain its sovereign control over the goverment.
There will never be a right or wrong way to cook something, but there will always be a more informed way.
No matter what it is, if you get 10 people in the business talking about something, you get 10 different opinions, but you know, they’re amazingly well informed.
I grew up listening to a lot of soul music, which has probably informed the way that I sing on my tracks.
Erik Hassle
I saw my parents as model grown-ups, and their manner, their silence, informed my sense of what adulthood looked and felt like. Grown-ups behaved rationally and calmly. Grown-ups worked during the day and came home at night and sat down for drinks and passed the evening quietly.
I was informed… that some… were dreaming and wished to return.
See that the President, the Cabinet and staff are informed. If cut out of the information flow, their decisions may be poor, not made, or not confidently or persuasively implemented.
As a former school teacher, I know the importance of keeping everyone informed of what is going on in our schools.
Whenever the national para-athletic games are held, information does not reach the athletes. Whether the physically-challenged athletes participate or not, is a different question. But, we should be informed at least by emails.
I was never informed in advance about the start of the war or about foreign political developments.
Fritz Sauckel
Innocents don’t learn from their sins; the chastened are informed by them.
I was informed yesterday that there’s a Twitter account for my laugh. Very hard to get used to things like that. Pretty amazing.
Let your voice be heard. Don’t stand idly by and let things happen to you. Question everything; be informed.
There must be a happy medium somewhere between being totally informed and blissfully unaware.
Technology is mostly a force for good, but it has its downsides, too. I want my students – and my readers – to be intelligently skeptical about technology and be informed about the good and the not-so-good parts.
Brian Kernighan
As I travelled around Australia, strangers in pubs, on airplanes, in beach parking lots would bring up Gina Rinehart, not knowing I was writing about her. Everybody had something to say, some of it thoughtful, some of it poorly informed, some of it vividly obscene.
William Finnegan
The value of a scientific publication goes beyond this simple benefit, of all relevant information appearing, unambiguously, in one place. It’s also a way to communicate your ideas to your scientific peers, and invite them to express an informed view.
Well, there are two kinds of happiness, grounded and ungrounded. Ungrounded happiness is cheesy and not based on reality. Grounded happiness is informed happiness based on the knowledge that the world sometimes sucks, but even then you have to believe in yourself.
Trump flourishes the more the White House press corps is riddled with political activists posing as journalists. But the country might fare better with more informed questions from reporters able to think through issues less politically.
I don’t mean to sound like a Pollyanna, but for me, New York is the ideal because of the diversity here. ‘Billy on the Street’ is really informed by that.
Puerto Ricans, it doesn’t matter where they live, it doesn’t matter how long it’s been since they visited the island, their hearts are there. If you keep them informed, and if you say to them, ‘This is important for Puerto Rico, go and call your congressman,’ they do it. They do it.
Indeed, it is a common goal to create a stronger United Nations able to meet the multitude of expectations placed upon it. To that end, I will facilitate a constructive, informed, and open interaction among Member States and with the Secretary-General.
Social media has exacerbated a trend whereby people speak with complete authority on every subject, regardless of how informed they are.
By giving students the proper tools to analyze the media they consume, we can empower them to make informed decisions.
Anybody can have any opinion they want to, as long as it’s an informed opinion.
We must protect the very things that make America so special – most certainly including our civil liberties. But we cannot do so without strong national security and a thoughtful and informed discourse.
They’re calling their Washington sources at the NRC or in Congress and they’re not hesitating to give their opinion, but their opinion, frankly, in those early days was not very well informed.
Having a life outside of movies is like pure oxygen. It makes the work more precious and informed.
Most of Hollywood is informed in a very superficial way, only based on what they see on this television channel or the other, or in this newspaper or the other.
I consider myself to be as informed on American foreign policy as anyone in America.
Mr. Speaker, democracy works best when the American electorate is engaged and informed.
I think I’ve always felt that I want to do a very specific type of work and I’ve made informed decisions. You know, hopefully be part of a quiet movement or revolution.
‘Dreamsongs’ allows me to show the scope of my writing – with personal commentary that puts the works in context and includes some autobiographical details intended to reveal how each piece came to be, what it represents, and how it has formed, or been informed by, my philosophy of writing.
So the system we have in radio and television today is the direct result of government policies that have been made in our name, in the name of the people, on our behalf, but without our informed consent.
A lot of my personality was informed by feeling very different in the world I grew up in, feeling that I didn’t fully belong, that my parents didn’t belong.
My records are not informed by whether the music is going to work live. I just kind of make the music I want to make and worry about how to deconstruct it for a band after.
Certainly my personality, my sense of humor, my outlook on life was informed by the experiences of my parents and the stories they shared with me.
I’m a huge Twitter dork! That’s the best way for fans to keep informed about what’s going on with me.
Brandon Jones
Because my parents are Rwandan, there was always a lot of colour and artwork in our house and that informed my love of bright and vibrant clothes.
When I started out, it was around the whole 9/11 – Islamophobia was just sort of hitting a second wind. Obviously that informed a lot of my humor, and it influenced a lot of what I was talking about on stage because it was extremely relevant at the time.
Riaad Moosa
I learned more from my mother than from all the art historians and curators who have informed me about technical aspects of art history and art appreciation over the years.
I did have a lot of years watching and appreciating dance and theater and all of those kind of things, and it has informed the way that I work with actors and the way I approach things.
It’s something that has informed quite a lot of my comedy – that idea of someone who is always trying to get in there with the right crowd, always trying to be a certain type of person and never managing it.
I think my love of form is especially informed by my background, whether this is creating a wonderful silhouette in a dress or finding the perfect shape for a bowl or the ‘just so’ angle of a table leg.
General Howard informed me, in a haughty spirit, that he would give my people 30 days to go back home, collect all their stock, and move onto the reservation.
The common moral praxis of Jews and Christians is most definitely theologically informed by the doctrine we share in common: The human person, male and female, is created in the image of God.
The American people should be informed about what kind of capability terrorists have inside the United States. They should be informed of why we are not using information to do a more effective job of dealing with terrorists.