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Smoking is one of the leading causes of statistics.
There are two ways of lying. One, not telling the truth and the other, making up statistics.
Josefina Vazquez Mota
Telling The Truth
Statistics are no substitute for judgment.
Statistics show that of those who contract the habit of eating, very few survive.
George Bernard Shaw
Facts are stubborn, but statistics are more pliable.
Our scientific age demands that we provide definitions, measurements, and statistics in order to be taken seriously. Yet most of the important things in life cannot be precisely defined or measured. Can we define or measure love, beauty, friendship, or decency, for example?
Cognitive psychology tells us that the unaided human mind is vulnerable to many fallacies and illusions because of its reliance on its memory for vivid anecdotes rather than systematic statistics.
Life it is not just a series of calculations and a sum total of statistics, it's about experience, it's about participation, it is something more complex and more interesting than what is obvious.
If your experiment needs statistics, you ought to have done a better experiment.
The greatest moments are those when you see the result pop up in a graph or in your statistics analysis - that moment you realise you know something no one else does and you get the pleasure of thinking about how to tell them.
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There are three kinds of lies: lies, damned lies, and statistics.
Statistics is the grammar of science.
All too often when liberals cite statistics, they forget the statisticians' warning that correlation is not causation.
There are lies, damned lies and statistics.
Statistics are used much like a drunk uses a lamppost: for support, not illumination.
Statistics suggest that when customers complain, business owners and managers ought to get excited about it. The complaining customer represents a huge opportunity for more business.
Jimmy Carter was - he still - he remains to this day America's most ex of ex-presidents. You just can't believe that we elected this doofus. He was a bright enough guy and sort of well-meaning. But he was about as prepared to be president of the United States as your goofy old uncle, you know, the one that memorises baseball statistics.
P. J. O'Rourke
There are two kinds of statistics, the kind you look up and the kind you make up.
Statistics are the triumph of the quantitative method, and the quantitative method is the victory of sterility and death.
I think all of us certainly believed the statistics which said that probably 88% chance of mission success and maybe 96% chance of survival. And we were willing to take those odds.
Math is a language that you use to describe statistics, but really it's about collecting information and putting it in an order that makes sense.
The Wonderful pistachios campaign is a great example - I don't involve myself with a project I don't feel passionate about. I could talk your ear off about internal statistics for WWE and what we have planned for the future. Why do I know that stuff? Because I like to do all that stuff.
Definition of Statistics: The science of producing unreliable facts from reliable figures.
Statistics are to baseball what a flaky crust is to Mom's apple pie.
I like - I love calculus. I love linear algebra, probability and statistics, that kind of stuff. I just really like that.
Statistics on the dangers guns pose to the health of their owners and those who live with them suggest that I'd be safer selling my guns than reserving them for 'Tombstone II.'
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