Top 105 Statistics Quotes

In this post, you will find great Statistics Quotes from famous people, such as Ernie Banks, Antony Beevor, Karl-Anthony Towns, Patrick Swayze, Dizzy Dean. You can learn and implement many lessons from these quotes.

Awards mean a lot, but they don't say it all. The peopl

Awards mean a lot, but they don’t say it all. The people in baseball mean more to me than statistics.
When we dwell on the enormity of the Second World War and its victims, we try to absorb all those statistics of national and ethnic tragedy. But, as a result, there is a tendency to overlook the way the war changed even the survivorslives in ways impossible to predict.
I could care less about statistics. It’s all about team success.
How do you nurture a positive attitude when all the statistics say you’re a dead man? You go to work.
I never keep a scorecard or the batting averages. I hate statistics. What I got to know, I keep in my head.
Dizzy Dean
Statistics say that I’m supposed to be in jail. And I’m not supposed to be alive.
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.’
There is a tendency in all of us to ask for better statistical performance. There is a tendency to impose quotas behind which usually lies imposition of pressure to achieve improved statistics.
Be able to analyze statistics, which can be used to support or undercut almost any argument.
The buffalo isn’t as dangerous as everyone makes him out to be. Statistics prove that in the United States more Americans are killed in automobile accidents than are killed by buffalo.
Art Buchwald
Everywhere you turn, there are lists and statistics. Any business, any sport, any hobby – we will try to categorize who is the best at some component of that endeavor. It’s part human nature and part technology, since we have been conditioned to have access to answers and trivial problems at our fingertips.
We were not given any statistics as to how many records were pressed on the blue label. I used to ask Bob Shad how we were going to get paid from record sales and what I got for an answer was not to worry about the business end of the deal.
Phil Harris
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?
The individual source of the statistics may easily be the weakest link.
Josiah Stamp
Presidents and prime ministers, whether they live in the rich or the poor world, are insulated and isolated from the devastating impact of global poverty. They read the statistics, but they rarely witness at first hand the misery and degradation of life on a dollar a day.
It’s often the case that great artists – people like Bruce Springsteen – tend to pick up the subterranean rumblings of profound social change long before the economic statisticians notice them. Changes start long before they become statistics.
Wayne Swan
Obviously it’s a statistics game.
Obsessing about statistics won’t make you a better poker player. In fact, you’ll end up wasting too much valuable time on that stuff when you should be concentrating on crucial issues, like getting a read on your opponents and studying the psychological aspects of the game.
Political linguists have argued that the right often uses stories to make an argument, while the left falls back on facts and statistics.
Coughs seem very common here, especially among the children, though people look strong and healthy, but in the absence of proper statistics one cannot undertake to say whether the district is a healthy one or not.
Edward Burnett Tylor
If your experiment needs statistics, you ought to have done a better experiment.
Ernest Rutherford
I think it can be really powerful, and one of the reasons I love making films is I do feel they can reach beyond the statistics and the numbers and the complexities of a particular issue and really highlight the humanity in a way that an article or newspaper story might not be able to do.
Rory Kennedy
You can be a great defensive player, and if you don’t put up splash statistics, then you’re not going to get noticed.
I didn’t have statistics in my mind when I was racing. It was always a consequence – a nice consequence. I enjoyed it, but it wasn’t the reason I was racing.
Along with all the other stunning statistics China can provide, it can also claim to be the world leader in making energy from human excrement. Biogas, as this energy is known, can be produced from the fermentation of any organic material, from wood to vegetables to human excreta.
They read their sports pages, know their statistics and either root like hell or boo our butts off. I love it. Give me vocal fans, pro or con, over the tourist types who show up in Houston or Montreal and just sit there.
Mike Schmidt
In 1973, I was offered a professorship at the University of California, San Diego. Although I was certainly not unhappy at Nottingham, I had been there over twenty years from starting undergraduate studies to Professor of Applied Statistics and Econometrics, and I thought that a change of scene was worth considering.
Clive Granger
Successive governments in the U.K. have worked to create a more flexible labour market, which also meant labour insecurity. They allowed wages to drop and non-wage benefits to shrivel, creating worse inequality than statistics reveal.
When it came to dire warnings about Obamacare, the Republicans were the kings of ‘swing and a miss.’ People would flee the health care industry to avoid Obamacare? Nope – according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, health care gained about 1 million new jobs in preparation for increased demand.
Moneyball’ doesn’t have anything to do with on-base percentage or statistics. It’s a constant investigation of stagnant systems, to see if you can find value where it isn’t readily apparent.
I think statistics go in one ear and out the other. All of us respond to stories more than numbers.
With my academic achievement in high school, I was acce

With my academic achievement in high school, I was accepted rather readily at Princeton and equally as fast at Yale, but my test scores were not comparable to that of my classmates. And that’s been shown by statistics, there are reasons for that.
If, as statistics suggest, millennialsdiets are more plant-based than ever, and we continue to bring up our kids to eat less or no meat, the future could be bright – the future could be vegan.
I honestly don’t care about individual awards or statistics.
The blockchain start-ups that have done ICOs are just at the beginning of something. Ask me how they are doing in a year or two years from now. I know for a fact it won’t be any different from the statistics of all start-ups: 80% of them will not make it.
Economic and health statistics, as well as police-violence statistics, shed light on the pressures on American Indian communities and individuals: Indian youths have the highest suicide rate of any United States ethnic group.
The world view of the underdog socialist is encapsulated in the notion that the establishment has mastered the game of reason, judgment and statistics, leaving the left with emotion. Its heart is in the right place.
The statistics on sanity are that one out of every four Americans is suffering from some form of mental illness. Think of your three best friends. If they’re okay, then it’s you.
Statistics are used much like a drunk uses a lamppost: for support, not illumination.
Happiness statistics may be most valuable in smaller, local discussions. Understanding how different sorts of programs affect the well-being of citizens would be enormously helpful to a mayor choosing between building a new bridge or offering a tax cut.
Statistics is the grammar of science.
Karl Pearson
Statistics show that many people watch our show from the bedroom. and people you ask into your bedroom have to be more interesting than those you ask into your living room. I kid you not!
Jack Paar
I don’t really care about statistics from other attackers.
Statistics show that diversity in the media is pretty dismal. Critical voices from women and people of color are missing from many important conversations.
I first got into gambling because it was a way for me to leverage my love of baseball statistics. For the first few years, that’s all I would focus on.
Marriage counselors in particular all strongly recommend divorcees try to understand their role in a divorce before re-marrying. Statistics show if you re-marry before you’ve clearly seen things from the biter’s point of view – you’re re-bounded to fail again!
People do get hurt by jellyfish, as they do by sharks and spiders, and I have great sympathy for the anguish and pain these effects may cause, but if you pay any attention to the statistics it is clear that nature is not out to get us.
Statistics on religious affiliation are notoriously slippery: the government isn’t allowed to gather such data, and the membership claims of religious organizations aren’t entirely reliable.
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.
Stories change people while statistics give them something to argue about.
Society and medicine treat us all as members of populations, whereas as individuals we are all unique, and population statistics do not apply.
According to FBI statistics for 2008, only 22 percent of murder victims were killed by strangers. More than 30 percent were slain by family members, boyfriends, and girlfriends. Nearly half of all murders were committed by friends, neighbors, and casual acquaintances.
We tell stories. We talk about statistics. And in 1978, we added an element of the show that gave it its heartbeat: the long distance dedication.
I’m no different than others with cancer. I just happen to play professional baseball. I’m part of those statistics that cancer has touched as well.
I can prove anything by statistics except the truth.
George Canning
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.
We are just statistics, born to consume resources.
The type of measure used placed constraints on which statistics can be used.
Stanley Smith Stevens
The performance of your position coaches is obviously more than just the actual statistics of how their players perform. There’s insight from relationships you have around the league throughout all the different interactions that you have.
In many college classes, laptops depict split screensnotes from a class, and then a range of parallel stimulants: NBA playoff statistics on, a flight home on Expedia, a new flirtation on Facebook.
If you look at the statistics, I genuinely understand w

If you look at the statistics, I genuinely understand why when we go to a production company or a broadcaster, and they say our show is niche and it’s not going to reach a wide enough audience. The bottom line is the majority TV audience is aged 40 to 65.
Joivan Wade
Statistics can be so misleading. It is funny, though, how often at the moment you see one team had 60 per cent of the ball but still lost.
We’ve all heard these statistics that teachers at times go into their pockets in the tune of several hundred dollars a year to pay for school supplies and materials. It’s not normal.
Human faces shouldn’t get lost amid the statistics.
Statistics are the triumph of the quantitative method, and the quantitative method is the victory of sterility and death.
Hilaire Belloc
Recently released government economic statistics covering 2010, the first year of real recovery from the financial collapse of 2008, found that fully 93 percent of additional income gains coming out of the recession went straight into the wallets and purses of the top 1 percent.
The statistics for investing in small businesses are such that the vast majority fail.
I view the work I’ve done related to statistics and economics as, roughly speaking, how to do something without having to do everything.
Lars Peter Hansen
Statistics: the mathematical theory of ignorance.
Morris Kline
I’m a massive football fan, so when Ladbrokes approached me and asked me to take a look at the statistics, I jumped at the chance.
I found out that smoking is the leading cause of statistics.
I like – I love calculus. I love linear algebra, probability and statistics, that kind of stuff. I just really like that.
Personally, I don’t focus much about the statistics of goals and assists. I always want to improve, but I’m not worried about statistics.
Psychologists really aim to be scientists, white-coat stuff, with elaborate statistics, running experiments.
Service learning connects classroom studies to real-world issues, with hands-on activities and problem solving. Youth can study biology and ecology by testing the water in their own community; or learn about statistics, calculating the food supply and usage at the local food bank.
It stands, essentially, for the application of increased energy to the efforts already undertaken by my ministry since 1934 with the results shown in the above statistics.
There are two kinds of statistics, the kind you look up and the kind you make up.
Rex Stout
You know, I think I’m the worst player to talk to about statistics.
You can have really good statistics, which are really good, and it’s a serious advantage, but when push comes to shove, it’s about players communicating and players playing together.
Statistics are no substitute for judgment.
Henry Clay
Smoking is one of the leading causes of all statistics.
I really started to forget things. That’s why I quit reciting statistics: because I couldn’t remember them exactly, and I stayed away from mentioning some players by name because I really wasn’t sure, and I didn’t want to make a mistake.
In ancient times they had no statistics so they had to fall back on lies.
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.
I had games where I had better statistics than others, but it wasn’t because I wasn’t playing hard.
In my background in sports, I am huge believer in statistics and I think that’s one area where in wrestling we’ve seen some cool stuff get over. To me, I think there’s real opportunities to do some interesting things just in terms of building up athletes the way UFC has as legitimate competition.
It’s tough to make it as an actor, tougher still to make it as an actress – the Screen Actors Guild is eager to provide the statistics to verify the latter.
He uses statistics as a drunken man uses lamp posts – for support rather than for illumination.
Andrew Lang
At Notre Dame, even my statistics teacher wanted me to win.
We all know that Americans love their statistics – in sport, obviously. And in finance too.
There are lies, damned lies and statistics.
Between 1950 and 1951, I worked as a temporary employee

Between 1950 and 1951, I worked as a temporary employee in the Cologne Bureau of Statistics. From summer 1951 on, I have lived as a freelance writer with a fixed postal address in Cologne but with a continually shifting place of work.
Heinrich Boll
You cannot feed the hungry on statistics.
David Lloyd George
In 2013, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, around 64 percent of mothers with children under six worked.
Voting statistics for younger voters is pathetic.
Sometimes when you come in a team where there are a lot of big names – how can I say this? – the name plays more than the statistics.
From what I can tell, pollsters are generally fairly stick-to-the-facts folks. They deal in facts and statistics.
Aggregate statistics can sometimes mask important information.
Facts are stubborn, but statistics are more pliable.
It’s great that I can look up a fact instantly on my cellphone, but I miss the days in my room with a dog-eared, text-heavy paperback, immersed in the statistics of crime and punishment and lunacy, completely alone with the narrative of human depravity.
It’s the media who love statistics.
I’m doing everything that I can, working with experts, really studying the statistics to figure out a way we can make it cool or normal to be kind and loving.
If we knew about the real facts and statistics of mortality, we’d be terrified.