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If two wrongs don't make a right, try three. (Quote by - Laurence Peter)

I could prove God statistically. Take the human body alone - the chances that all the functions of an individual would just happen is a statistical monstrosity. (Quote by - George Gallup)

One survey found that ten percent of Americans thought Joan of Arc was Noah's wife. (Quote by - Rita Mae Brown)

There are lies damn lies and statistics. (Quote by - Benjamin Disraeli)

Burglars, judging by our statistics, define opportunity as an unoccupied, unlocked house stocked with portable television sets. (Quote by - Gerald Cvetko)

After all, facts are facts, and although we may quote one to another with a chuckle the words of the Wise Statesman, "Lies - damned lies - and statistics," still there are some easy figures the simplest must understand, and the astutest cannot wriggle out of. (Quote by - Leonard Courtney)

Do not put your faith in what statistics say until you have carefully considered what they do not say. (Quote by - William W. Watt)

To tell you the truth, I've never weighed myself. When somebody asks me my statistics or whatever I honestly don't know. (Quote by - Helena Christensen)

If you want to inspire confidence, give plenty of statistics. It does not matter that they should be accurate, or even intelligible, as long as there is enough of them. (Quote by - Lewis Carroll)

A man has one hundred dollars and you leave him with two dollars, that's subtraction. (Quote by - Mae West)

Statistics have shown that mortality increases perceptibly in the military during wartime. (Quote by - Robert Boynton)

Statistics may be defined as "a body of methods for making wise decisions in the face of uncertainty." (Quote by - W.A. Wallis)

I abhor averages. I like the individual case. A man may have six meals one day and none the next, making an average of three meals per day, but that is not a good way to live. (Quote by - Louis D. Brandeis)

Like other occult techniques of divination, the statistical method has a private jargon deliberately contrived to obscure its methods from non-practitioners. (Quote by - G. O. Ashley)

Facts are stubborn things, but statistics are more pliable. (Quote by - Laurence Peter)

A mathematician is a device for turning coffee into thereoms. (Quote by - Paul Erdos)

We are just statistics, born to consume resources. (Quote by - Horace)


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