W. Edwards Deming Quotes

Quotes in knowledge

There is no substitute for knowledge.

You can learn a lot about ice and still not understand water.

Information is not knowledge.

It is extension of application that discloses inadequacy of a theory, and need for revision, or even new theory. Again, without theory, there is nothing to revise. Without theory, experience has no meaning. Without theory, one has no questions to ask. Hence without theory, there is no learning.

It is not enough to do your best; you must know what to do, and then do your best.