I want to say that information is the real power in the world. I want to say it in one clean (short) sentence. Is the following good enough? (My mother language isn't English.)
The real power is information.
Any help would be appreciated.
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"The real power is information" only really makes sense if it's being used to contradict what is normally considered to be "the real" power. For example:
Otherwise, you're better off using "Information is power" (even though it's a bit trite and clichéd).
I think this is too short and vague. You mention 'real power', as opposed to what . . . imaginary power? And what sort of power? The power to act, buy or sell? Combining vague 'power' combined with the general word 'information' creates more questions than answers.
Your sentiment seems to be along the line of the phrase "time is money" - yet this phrase is creates a much clearer picture because the reader can relate time to money.
Assuming that 'power' means 'ability', you could try something like: "Power is useless without information" - a very relevant statement in today's economic and geopolitical state of affairs, yet I suggest you replace the word 'power' with something more specific to create a clearer picture.