Jim's Favorite Famous Quote, Quip, Axiom, and Maxim Repository
Category: Statistics.

The repository contains nine quotes in the category “Statistics.”

Not everything that can be counted counts, and not everything that counts can be counted.

Albert Einstein
1879 — 1955

One death is a tragedy. A million deaths are a statistic.

Josef Stalin
1880 — 1953

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

Vin Scully
1927 —     

Seven out of ten people suffer from hemorrhoids. Does this mean that the other three enjoy it?

Sal Davino

Consumers are statistics. Customers are people.


There are two kinds of statistics, the kind you look up and the kind you make up.

Rex Stout
1886 — 1975

It is a mathematical fact that fifty percent of all doctors graduate in the bottom half of their class.


The latest statistic says that three fourths of people make up 75 percent of the population.


Over 48.7% of all statistics are useless.