Research Quotes

Mark Twain photo portrait.

Hmmm, Mark Twain looks like Albert Einstein

Torture numbers, and they’ll confess to anything.  Gregg Easterbrook (Quote Garden) (Tweet this)

Facts are stubborn, but statistics are more pliable. Mark Twain (Brainy Quote) (Tweet this)

You can’t fix by analysis what you bungled by design. Light, Singer and Willett, page v (Math WPI) (Tweet this)

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. Lewis Carroll (World of Quotes) (Tweet this)

Smoking is one of the leading causes of statistics. Fletcher Knebel (Quotations Page) (Tweet this)

Round numbers are always false. Samuel Johnson (Best Quotes) (Tweet this)

If your experiment needs statistics, you ought to have done a better experiment. Ernest Rutherford (Basic Jokes) (Tweet this)

Statistics are no substitute for judgment. Henry Clay (Online Math Learning) (Tweet this)

Statistical thinking will one day be as necessary a qualification for efficient citizenship as the ability to read and write. HG Wells (Posner Smith) (Tweet this)

I could prove God statistically. George Gallup (Working Humor) (Tweet this)

There are three kinds of lies: lies,damned lies, and statistics. Benjamin Disraeli (Quotes Your Dictionary) (Tweet this)

Statistics are like a bikini. What they reveal is suggestive, but what they conceal is vital. Aaron Levenstein. (ThinkExist) (Tweet this)

Statistics: The only science that enables different experts using the same figures to draw different conclusions. Evan Esar. ( (Tweet this)

USA Today has come out with a new survey – apparently, three out of every four people make up 75% of the population. David Letterman. (Entrainbow) (Tweet this)

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