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Statistically Significant Quotes To Remember


Famous words from statisticians and/or about statistics, data, predictive modeling, and data mining.

Famous words from statisticians and/or about statistics, data, predictive modeling, and data mining.

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  • 1. Statistically Significant Quotes By:
  • 2. “All models are wrong but some are useful.”
  • 3. “You can use all the quantitative data you can get but you still have to distrust it and use your own intelligence and judgment.”
  • 4. “Information is not synonymous with knowledge. Information is only data, parts of the whole.” - Ruth Nanda Anshen (Philosopher)
  • 5. “The goal is to transform data into information, and information into insight.” - Carly Fiorina (Former CEO of Hewlett-Packard)
  • 6. “To write it, it took three months; to conceive it, three minutes; to collect the data in it, all my life.” - F. Scott Fitzgerald (Author)
  • 7. “In God we trust, all others must bring data.”
  • 8. - Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (Physician and writer) “Data! Data! Data! I can’t make bricks without clay!”
  • 9. “If you do not know how to ask the right question, you discover nothing.” W. Edwards Deming (Statistician)
  • 10. - Ronald Coase (Economist)
  • 11. “If the statistics are boring, you’ve got the wrong numbers.” - Edwar d Tuf t e (Pr of essor emer i t us, Yal e Uni ver si t y)
  • 12. “Facts are stubborn but statistics are more pliable.” - Mark Twain (Author and humorist)
  • 13. “Statistics are no substitute for judgment.” Henry Clay (Politician and orator)
  • 14. “Do not put your faith in what statistics say until you have carefully considered what they do not say.” -WilliamW.Watt, Author
  • 15. “A little uncertainty is good for everyone.” - Henry Kissinger (Former Secretary of State)
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