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Quotes, Aphorisms, Laws, and Thoughts
A statistician can have his head in an oven and his feet in ice, and he will say that on the average he feels fine.
A statistician is a person who draws a mathematically precise line from an unwarranted assumption to a foregone conclusion.
Eighty percent of all people consider themselves to be above average drivers.
Half the people in the world are below average.
He uses statistics as a drunken man uses lamp posts: for support rather than illumination.
Andrew Lang (1844-1912)
Numbers are like people; torture them enough and they'll tell you anything.
Statistics are like a bikini. What they reveal is suggestive, what they conceal is vital.
Aaron Levenstein (1911-1986)
The Lottery is a tax on people who don't understand statistics.
There are three kinds of lies: lies, damn lies and statistics.
Leonard Courtney (1832-1918)