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.
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.
Obviously it’s a statistics game.
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.
I think statistics go in one ear and out the other. All of us respond to stories more than numbers.
Statistics are used much like a drunk uses a lamppost: for support, not illumination.
I don’t really care about statistics from other attackers.
Stories change people while statistics give them something to argue about.
Human faces shouldn’t get lost amid the statistics.
You know, I think I’m the worst player to talk to about statistics.
Statistics are no substitute for judgment.
Smoking is one of the leading causes of all statistics.
In ancient times they had no statistics so they had to fall back on lies.
We all know that Americans love their statistics – in sport, obviously. And in finance too.
There are lies, damned lies and statistics.
Facts are stubborn, but statistics are more pliable.
It’s the media who love statistics.