Best Misinformation Quotes On Success In Life

These misinformation quotes will inspire you. Misinformation is incorrect or misleading information or false or inaccurate information, especially that which is deliberately intended to deceive.

A collection of motivating, happy, and encouraging misinformation quotes, misinformation sayings, and misinformation proverbs.

Famous Misinformation Quotes

  1. “Often the surest way to convey misinformation is to tell the strict truth.” ~ Mark Twain
  2. “Beware of ignorance when in motion; look out for inexperience when in action, and beware of the majority when mentally poisoned with misinformation, for collective ignorance does not become wisdom.” ~ William J. H. Boetcker
  3. “At any given moment, public opinion is a chaos of superstition, misinformation, and prejudice.” ~ Gore Vidal
  4. “If you repeat a lie often enough, people will believe it. It really is public brainwashing and misinformation.” ~ Robert Kane Pappas

  5. “There’s so much active misinformation and it’s packaged very well and it looks the same when you see it on a Facebook page or you turn on your television. If everything seems to be the same and no distinctions are made, then we won’t know what to protect.” ~ Barack Obama
  6. “Like it or not, we’re still a primitive tribe ruled by fears, superstition and misinformation.” ~ Bill Maher
  7. “The lowest form of popular culture – lack of information, misinformation, disinformation, and a contempt for the truth or the reality of most people’s lives – has overrun real journalism.” ~ Carl Bernstein
  8. “Nothing can now be believed which is seen in a newspaper. Truth itself becomes suspicious by being put into that polluted vehicle. The real extent of this state of misinformation is known only to those who are in situations to confront facts within their knowledge with the lies of the day.” ~ Thomas Jefferson
  9. “You can’t be distracted by the noise of misinformation.” ~ James Daly

  10. “There is so much misinformation out there. If you give people even a little bit, it gets blown out of proportion then you have to go put out fires. So it’s much easier to say, ‘No comment.'” ~ Oren Peli
  11. “It’s ironic that this amazing invention of the Internet has made information gathering easier available than ever, but that this platform also helps spread misinformation.” ~ will.i.am
  12. “One of the greatest sources of problems in our society arises from people having loads of wrong theories in their heads – often theories that are critical of others – that they won’t test by speaking to the relevant people about them. Instead, they talk behind people’s backs, which leads to pervasive misinformation.” ~ Ray Dalio
  13. “There is no rest stop on the misinformation highway.” ~ Dahlia Lithwick
  14. “Democracies die behind closed doors. . . . When government begins closing doors, it selectively controls information rightfully belonging to the people. Selective information is misinformation.” ~ Damon Keith

  15. “We all get misinformation growing up about people who are different from ourselves.” ~ Beverly Daniel Tatum
  16. “Nothing can now be believed which is seen in a newspaper. Truth itself becomes suspicious by being put into that polluted vehicle.” ~ Thomas Jefferson
  17. “It is an unquestionable truth, that the body of the people in every country desire sincerely its prosperity. But it is equally unquestionable that they do not possess the discernment and stability necessary for systematic government. To deny that they are frequently led into the grossest of errors, by misinformation and passion, would be a flattery which their own good sense must despise.” ~ Alexander Hamilton
  18. “Until we have a better relationship between private performance and the public truth, as was demonstrated with Watergate, we as the public are absolutely right to remain suspicious, contemptuous even, of the secrecy and the misinformation which is the digest of our news.” ~ John le Carre
  19. “The priceless galaxy of misinformation called the mind.” ~ Djuna Barnes

  20. “Although it is easier to find information these days, it is easier than ever before to find misinformation, pseudo-facts, unsupported and fringe opinions, and the like. Children should be taught at an early age what constitutes evidence, how to detect biases or distortions in newspaper accounts, and that there exist hierarchies of information sources. In the medical field, for example, a controlled experiment published in a peer-reviewed journal is a better source than a blog by the Ginseng Growers Association, promoting the health benefits of their own product.” ~ Daniel Levitin
  21. “I do know that if you can name certain things and understand them, it allows you to make better choices. Unfortunately, there’s so much misinformation that towers over a person’s head, it’s really difficult to make the right decisions. Consequently, we just go along because it’s way too hard to sift through the information.” ~ Jimmy Santiago Baca
  22. “One of the chief obstacles to intelligence is credulity, and credulity could be enormously diminished by instructions as to the prevalent forms of mendacity. Credulity is a greater evil in the present day than it ever was before, because, owing to the growth of education, it is much easier than it used to be to spread misinformation, and, owing to democracy, the spread of misinformation is more important than in former times to the holders of power.” ~ Bertrand Russell
  23. “Change comes with both fear and some pain. Those two ingredients create mistrust, misunderstanding and misinformation. Such is the process of democracy.” ~ David Mixner
  24. “Our visual and musical artists have no incentive to be educated. So what we get is a bunch of uneducated artists inspiring misinformation, miseducation and illiteracy.” ~ Rhymefest

  25. “I never, ever cheated [in medical school]. I don’t condone cheating. But I would sometimes spread misinformation. This is a great tactic. Misinformation can be very important.” ~ Rand Paul
  26. “Today, ordinary Americans are being stuffed with garbage.” ~ Carl Bernstein
  27. “The dark ages still reign over all humanity, and the depth and persistence of this domination are only now becoming clear. This Dark Ages prison has no steel bars, chains, or locks. Instead, it is locked by misorientation and built of misinformation. Caught up in a plethora of conditioned reflexes and driven by the human ego, both warden and prisoner attempt meagerly to compete with God. All are intractably skeptical of what they do not understand. We are powerfully imprisoned in these Dark Ages simply by the terms in which we have been conditioned to think.” ~ R. Buckminster Fuller
  28. “I feel like the Internet needs to be disarmed in some way. There needs to be a philosophical undermining of the Internet. We take it too seriously and too literally. For a reference we go to Wikipedia, which is full of inaccuracies and misinformation. It’s kind of beautiful – it’s all the product of imagination; it’s not reality at all.” ~ Sufjan Stevens
  29. “Movies are one of the bad habits that have corrupted our century. They have slipped into the American mind more misinformation in one evening than the Dark Ages could muster in a decade.” ~ Ben Hecht

  30. “There is an abundance of misinformation, exaggeration, and blatant lies being spread by interest groups regarding the prospects for embryonic stem cell research.” ~ Virginia Foxx
  31. “Ive been interested in watching the level of conservative misinformation that circulates through the media.” ~ David Brock
  32. “Americans are not only a less homogenous population than we were when we were 3 million ex-colonists, but we’re less educated. On top of that, we have constant misinformation and manipulation by media.” ~ Gore Vidal
  33. “I mean a global warming advocate is as wrong as anybody could be about anything, folks. It’s a hoax. There is no man-made global warming. It has been thoroughly debunked. The fact that it’s a hoax has been proven, by them. E-mails that were uncovered at East Anglia University in Great Britain show that they worked together to perpetuate the hoax, that they lied about data, that they eliminate data that contradicted their political belief. So you’d have to assume from that that they are political advocates disguised as scientists who are purposely engaging in misinformation.” ~ Rush Limbaugh
  34. “There is still a lot of misinformation being spread about higher education funding arrangements under the new Act. The students page on my website sets out the main points in the Act.” ~ Anne Campbell

  35. “Freedom in every sense but primarily political sense, a rise in repression that stems from a repression of sexuality. It’s AIDS, it’s herpes, it’s this, it’s that. Ask any saloon owner what’s happened to social life in America in the past 12 years and they’ll tell you it’s a different world and these people are strongly misinformed by the media, peer pressure.” ~ Jack Nicholson
  36. “I do not trust self serving misinformation coming from corporations and their media trolls. I do not trust politicians who are taking millions from those corporations either. I trust people. So I make my music for people not for candidates.” ~ Neil Young
  37. “The family is the cradle of the world’s misinformation.” ~ Don DeLillo
  38. “The writer’s first job is not to have opinions but to tell the truth… and refuse to be an accomplice of lies and misinformation. Literature is the house of nuance and contrariness against the voices of simplification.” ~ Susan Sontag
  39. “I think Twitter is kind of fun, it’s not deep and it never will be, but it’s a great way to communicate one-liners and to sort of see what people are laughing about. It’s a terrific source of misinformation.” ~ Dave Barry

  40. “Public opinion rarely considers the needs of the next generation or the history of the last. It is frequently hampered by myths and misinformation, by stereotypes and shibboleths, and by an inate resistance to innovation.” ~ Theodore C. Sorensen
  41. “I don’t think I underestimated [Vladimir Putin], but I think that I underestimated the degree to which, in this new information age, it is possible for misinformation for cyber hacking and so forth to have an impact on our open societies, our open systems, to insinuate themselves into our democratic practices in ways that I think are accelerating.” ~ Barack Obama
  42. “I think more and more people are starting to understand that you can’t believe half of everything you read or what you see. There are so many information outlets that are available that it’s almost too much, there is so much misinformation out there.” ~ Kid Rock
  43. “Economists who adhere to rational-expectations models of the world will never admit it, but a lot of what happens in markets is driven by pure stupidity – or, rather, inattention, misinformation about fundamentals, and an exaggerated focus on currently circulating stories.” ~ Robert J. Shiller
  44. “The Federal Narcotics Bureau does a grave disservice by disseminating a lot of misinformation. Most of what they say is such nonsense that I didn’t believe them about addiction.” ~ William S. Burroughs

  45. “Actually I’m more culturally Muslim than religiously but being Muslim is an important part of my identity. As Muslim, I feel it’s important to counter any form of bigotry, be it anti-Semitism, homophobia, racism, etc. These forms of hate share a common denominator of misinformation and intentional fear mongering.” ~ Aasif Mandvi
  46. “The technology is available to us today to begin the transition to 100 percent renewable energy. What is keeping us from making that transition is nothing more than misinformation, a lack of knowledge by most people of what is available, and an unwillingness on the part of many of our politicians for either ideological slavishness or something more self-serving, like major campaign contributions from the oil and gas corporations or from utilities who enjoy the monopoly they have on our energy systems.” ~ Mark Ruffalo
  47. “The U.S. Government hasn’t maintained secrecy regarding UFOs. It’s been leaking out all over the place. But the way it’s been handled is by denial, by denying the truth of the documents that have leaked. By attempting to show them as fraudulent, as bogus of some sort. There has been a very large disinformation and misinformation effort around this whole area. And one must wonder, how better to hide something out in the open than just to say, ‘It isn’t there. You’re deceiving yourself if you think this is true.’ And yet, there it is right in front of you.” ~ Edgar Mitchell
  48. “The AIDS disease is caused by a virus, but the AIDS epidemic is not. The AIDS epidemic is fueled by stigma, by hate, by misinformation, by ignorance, by indifference. Science has accomplished miracles over the past 20 years, and science can now end this disease – but it cannot end the epidemic. We need more than medicine. We can do something about these things. We need to speak out about the changes we need to make in our society.” ~ Elton John
  49. “Parents tell us things to protect us, or they educate us from their own misinformation or misconceptions.” ~ Harold Ramis

  50. “There is too much ideological conformity in gender studies. The true-believers fashion the theories, write the textbooks and teach the students. When journalists, policymakers, and legislators address topics such as the wage gap, gender and education, or women’s health, they turn to these experts for enlightenment. For the most part, they peddle misinformation, victim politics, and sophistry. They claim that their teachings represent the academic consensus, but that is only because they have excluded all dissenters.” ~ Christina Hoff Sommers
  51. “There are a lot of people being duped with misinformation, and they’re all rejoicing over Donald Trump. And having a white nationalist be his chief strategist and have a racist be your attorney general, this is a really dangerous situation for our country.” ~ Christian Picciolini
  52. “People have been fed misinformation. The fact is that the fighting that is going on on the ground in Syria is with Al Qaeda, with Jabhat al Nusra, with Daesh. The pockets, small pockets, of other groups are usually surrounded by these various extremist groups. . . . Once they stop fighting, there is nothing for the Syrian government to hit other than the terrorist organizations.” ~ Mohammad Javad Zarif
  53. “The best society, the best human existence, arrives when humans most closely determine the truth, and act on the truth, and separate it from superstition, falsity, or misinformation. And there is no better system for determining the truth than free speech: Testing the validity of an idea in the waters of public discussion and debate.” ~ Dave Rodgers
  54. “During the ’90s the flow of misinformation was established.” ~ David Brock

  55. “A lot of lies and misinformation has been put about by eco nuts on the back of a report by an idiot economist [Sir Nicholas Stern]. Environmental headbangers are talking nonsense when they claim that aviation is the fastest-growing source of carbon emissions. Coal-fired and oil-fired power stations are the biggest contributor of carbon but I have yet to hear any fearless eco-warriors advocating nuclear power as they drive around in their SUVs to their next protest meeting.” ~ Michael O’Leary
  56. “Personal branding is about managing your name – even if you don’t own a business – in a world of misinformation, disinformation, and semi-permanent Google records. Going on a date? Chances are that your “blind” date has Googled your name. Going to a job interview? Ditto.” ~ Tim Ferriss
  57. “Such letters…from the FDA, are, filled with objectively demonstrable lies, practiced deceptions and deviousness, red herrings, directed misinformation, misdirected information, etc. …Once FDA-NCI-AMA-ACS…concedes that Laetrile anti-tumor efficacy was indeed even once observed…a permanent crack in bureaucratic armor has taken place.” ~ Dean Burk
  58. “Policy decisions on climate change are being deliberated every day by those without full knowledge of the science, and often with intentional misinformation spawned by special interests.” ~ James Hansen

  59. “There’s always a miasma of misinformation emerging from the higher education sector as to which are the “best” courses to take. My advice would always be to ignore the perceived wisdom and look for the most reliable evidence on the ground.” ~ David Puttnam
  60. “Among all the world’s races, some obscure Bedouin tribes possibly apart, Americans are the most prone to misinformation. This is not the consequence of any special preference for mendacity, although at the higher levels of their public administration that tendency is impressive. It is rather that so much of what they themselves believe is wrong.” ~ John Kenneth Galbraith
  61. “Prostitution myths justify the existence of prostitution, promote misinformation about prostitution, and contribute to a social climate that exploits and harms not only prostituted women but all women.” ~ Melissa Farley
  62. “The dark ages still reign over all humanity, and the depth and persistence of this domination are only now becoming clear. This Dark Ages prison has no steel bars, chains, or locks. Instead, it is locked by misorientation and built of misinformation.” ~ R. Buckminster Fuller
  63. “I deserve a fair trial, like every other American citizen. A large amount of ugly, malicious misinformation has been released to the media about me.” ~ Michael Jackson

  64. “It is proposed that a form of free dialogue may well be one of the most effective ways of investigating the crisis which faces society, and indeed the whole of human nature and consciousness today. Moreover, it may turn out that such a form of free exchange of ideas and information is of fundamental relevance for transforming culture and freeing it of destructive misinformation so that creativity can be liberated.” ~ David Bohm
  65. “We have to uphold a free press and freedom of speech – because, in the end, lies and misinformation are no match for the truth.” ~ Barack Obama

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