Statistics Sayings and Quotes
Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous
old statistics quotes, statistics sayings, and statistics proverbs, collected over the years from a variety
All statistics have outliers.
Statistics is the grammar of science.
Statistics real contribution to society is primarily moral, not technical.
Statistics in the hands of activists have power.
Facts are stubborn things, but statistics are pliable.
Do not put your faith in what statistics say until you have carefully considered what they do not say.
William W. Watt
Statisticians, like artists, have the bad habit of falling in love with their models.
Statistical thinking will one day be as necessary a qualification for efficient citizenship as the ability to read and write.
Most people use statistics the way a drunkard uses a lamp post, more for support than illumination.
Statistics are like bikinis. What they reveal is suggestive, but what they conceal is vital.
One more fagot of these adamantine bandages is the new science of Statistics.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Statistics are human beings with the tears wiped off.
In statistics, what disappears behind rows of numbers is death.
Statistics, likelihoods, and probabilities mean everything to men, nothing to God.
Richelle E. Goodrich
There are two kinds of statistics, the kind you look up and the kind you make up.
Statistics are used much like a drunk uses a lamppost: for support, not illumination.
Statistics are the triumph of the quantitative method, and the quantitative method is the victory of sterility and death.
Statistics have shown that mortality increases perceptibly in the military during wartime.
Statistics are no substitute for judgment.
Definition of Statistics: The science of producing unreliable facts from reliable figures.
Absence of evidence is not evidence of absence.
A single death is a tragedy; a million deaths is a statistic.
Statistics are like women; mirrors of purest virtue and truth, or like whores to use as one pleases.
The essential feature of statistics is a prudent and systematic ignoring of details.
Those who ignore Statistics are condemned to reinvent it.
The greatest value of a picture is when it forces us to notice what we never expected to see.
Like dreams, statistics are a form of wish fulfillment.
Statistics can be made to prove anything - even the truth.
Statistics are just a way for the mathematician to evangelize his faith.
If your experiment needs statistics, you ought to have done a better experiment.