Pictures are worth a thousand words quote

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A Picture is Worth a thousand words

Does it become more or less meaningful if it was written by an advertising executive, a newspaper publisher, or an ancient sage? I embarked on an exploration into the origins of this phrase in as part of my doctoral work A New Paradigm for Exploration in Computer-Aided Visualization.
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As It Turns Out, a Picture Is Not Worth a Thousand Words

A picture tells a story just as well as, if not better than, a lot of written words. This article has words and two pictures - take your pick. This phrase emerged in the USA in the early part of the 20th century. Its introduction is widely attributed to Frederick R. Barnard, who published a piece commending the effectiveness of graphics in advertising with the title " One look is worth a thousand words ", in Printer's Ink , December Barnard claimed the phrase's source to be oriental by adding "so said a famous Japanese philosopher, and he was right".

Many sources attribute this expression to Frederick R. Barnard, who published a article on the effectiveness of graphics in advertising with the title, "One look is worth a thousand words. It is not entirely clear if there is an Asian expression along these lines, but even if there is, there is no evidence that it traces to Confucius. What is clear is that variations on this expression long pre-date Barnard's use of it. For example: "One timely deed is worth ten thousand words. Turgenev, It seems that Bernard did not even originate the particular version of the phrase that we use today given that phrases. It's worth a thousand words.

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The Internet — or more specifically the World Wide Web — has revolutionized the way we publish and consume information., It refers to the notion that some complex ideas can be conveyed with just a single picture, this picture conveys its meaning or essence more effectively than a description does. Henrik Ipsen first said "A thousand words leave not the same deep impression as does a single deed.

Many sources attribute this expression to Frederick R. Barnard, who published a article on the effectiveness of graphics in advertising with the title, "One look is worth a thousand words. It is not entirely clear if there is an Asian expression along these lines, but even if there is, there is no evidence that it traces to Confucius. What is clear is that variations on this expression long pre-date Barnard's use of it. For example: "One timely deed is worth ten thousand words. Turgenev, It seems that Bernard did not even originate the particular version of the phrase that we use today given that phrases. It's worth a thousand words.

Which is correct? The standard Fred Barnard story about the origin of this proverb was disproven by The Yale Book of Quotations , which has the following information:. There appears to be no basis for the Chinese attribution. Who said it first: Lee Iacocca or Stephen Covey? Or perhaps someone that the internet is not aware of

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  1. Descgacisimp says:

    "A picture is worth a thousand words" is an English language adage. It refers to the notion that The Home Book of Proverbs, Maxims, and Familiar Phrases quotes Barnard as saying he called it "a Chinese proverb, so that people would.

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