"The idea of trying to create things that last - forever knowledge - has guided my work for a long time now."
"The true sign of intelligence is not knowledge but imagination."Edward Tufte on Albert Einstein
"Information is not knowledge."Edward Tufte on Albert Einstein
"A people without the knowledge of their past history, origin and culture is like a tree without roots."Edward Tufte on Marcus Garvey
"Knowledge of what is does not open the door directly to what should be."Edward Tufte on Albert Einstein
"Ignorance is the curse of God knowledge is the wing wherewith we fly to heaven."Edward Tufte on William Shakespeare
"The commonality between science and art is in trying to see profoundly - to develop strategies of seeing and showing."
"The leading edge in evidence presentation is in science the leading edge in beauty is in high art."
"If you like overheads, you'll love PowerPoint."
"Beautiful Evidence is about the theory and practice of analytical design."
"I do believe that there are some universal cognitive tasks that are deep and profound - indeed, so deep and profound that it is worthwhile to understand them in order to design our displays in accord with those tasks."