Statistics Quotes - Page 5

There are two ways of lying. One, not telling the truth and the other, making up statistics.
– Josefina Vazquez Mota

Facts are stubborn things, but statistics are more pliable.
– Anonymous

All models are wrong. Some models are useful.
– Chip Frank

Statistics are used much like a drunk uses a lamppost: for support, not illumination.
– Vin Scully

Statistics are human beings with the tears wiped off.
– Paul Brodeur

I guess I think of lotteries as a tax on the mathematically challenged.
– Roger Jones

We are just statistics, born to consume resources.
– Horace

99 percent of all statistics only tell 49 percent of the story.
– Ron DeLegge II

I can prove anything by statistics except the truth.
– George Canning

Statistics can be made to prove anything – even the truth.
– Anonymous

All the statistics in the world can’t measure the warmth of a smile.
– Chris Hart

All statistics have outliers.
– Nenia Campbell

There are three kinds of lies: lies, damned lies, and statistics.
– Benjamin Disraeli

Statistics are like bikinis. What they reveal is suggestive, but what they conceal is vital. – Aaron Levenstein

Facts are stubborn things, but statistics are pliable.
– Mark Twain

It is the mark of a truly intelligent person to be moved by statistics.
– George Bernard Shaw

Statistics are like bikinis. What they reveal is suggestive, but what they conceal is vital. – Aaron Levenstein

A single death is a tragedy; a million deaths is a statistic.
– Joseph Stalin

Facts are stubborn, but statistics are more pliable.
– Mark Twain

Torture numbers, and they’ll confess to anything.
– Gregg Easterbrook