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Statistic

Definition: A fact or piece of data obtained from a study of a large quantity of numerical data.
Number of Quotes: 5

Lies, damned lies, and statistics.
Leonard Courtney

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

One can't say that figures lie. But figures, as used in financial arguments, seem to have the bad habit of expressing a small part of the truth forcibly, and neglecting the other part, as do some people we know.
Fred Schwed

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

July 4. Statistics show that we lose more fools on this day than in all the other days of the year put together. This proves, by the number left in stock, that one Fourth of July per year is now inadequate, the country has grown so.
Mark Twain

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