This lists all the quotations which may appear on the Stats ⮞ Browsers page. These quotations are intended to make you cautious about using browser stats.

*❝Statistics means never having to say you❜re certain❞* — *Anonymous*

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*❝Statistics is the art of never having to say you❜re wrong❞* — *Anonymous*

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*❝There are three kinds of liars … men❟ women❟ and statistics❞* — *Anonymous*

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*❝Without data❟ all you are is just another person with an opinion❞* — *Anonymous*

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*❝Like dreams❟ statistics are a form of wish fulfillment❞* — *J Baudrillard*

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*❝No lie is so false or inconclusive as that which is based on statistics❞* — *Hilarie Belloc*

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*❝Before the curse of statistics fell upon mankind we lived a happy❟ innocent life❟ full of merriment and go❟ and informed by fairly good judgment❞* — *Hilarie Belloc*

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*❝No statistic is perfect❟ but some are less imperfect than others❞* — *Joel Best*

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*❝The manipulation of statistical formulas is no substitute for knowing what one is doing❞* — *Hubert M Blalock Jr*

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*❝If enough data is collected❟ anything may be proved by statistical methods❞* — *Arthur Bloch*

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*❝Men willingly believe what they wish❞* — *Julius Caesar*

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*❝I can prove anything by statistics except the truth❞* — *George Canning*

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*❝A judicious man uses statistics❟ not to get knowledge❟ but to save himself from having ignorance foisted upon him❞* — *Thomas Carlyle*

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*❝If you want to inspire confidence❟ give plenty of statistics. It does not matter that they should be accurate❟ or even intelligible❟ as long as there is enough of them❞* — *Lewis Carroll*

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*❝Statistics are no substitute for judgment❞* — *Henry Clay*

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*❝Perfect numbers like perfect men are very rare❞* — *René Déscartes*

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*❝99 percent of all statistics only tell 49 percent of the story❞* — *Ron DeLegge II*

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*❝There are three kinds of lies: lies❟ damned lies❟ and statistics❞* — *Benjamin Disraeli (quoted by Mark Twain)*

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*❝Statistics: the only science that enables different experts using the same figures to draw different conclusions❞* — *Evan Esar*

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*❝Not everything that can be counted counts❟ and not everything that counts can be counted❞* — *Albert Einstein*

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*❝Torture numbers❟ and they❜ll confess to anything❞* — *Gregg Easterbrook*

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*❝Definition of statistics: the science of producing unreliable facts from reliable figures❞* — *Evan Esar*

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*❝We make decisions in the dark of data❞* — *Stu Hunter*

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*❝Statistics: the mathematical theory of ignorance❞* — *Morris Klein*

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*❝In ancient times they had no statistics❟ so they had to fall back on lies❞* — *Stephen B Leacock*

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*❝Statistics are like bikinis. What they reveal is suggestive❟ but what they conceal is vital❞* — *Aaron Levenstein*

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*❝Consumers are statistics; customers are people❞* — *Stanley Marcus*

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*❝Statistics will prove anything❟ even the truth❞* — *Noël Moynihan*

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*❝A good decision is based on knowledge and not on numbers❞* — *Plato*

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*❝Man is a credulous animal❟ and must believe something; in the absence of good grounds for belief❟ he will be satisfied with bad ones❞* — *Bertrand Russell*

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*❝The web of our life is of a mingled yarn❟ good and ill together❞* — *William Shakespeare*

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*❝Oh❟ people can come up with statistics to prove anything. 14% of people know that❞* — *Homer Simpson;*

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*❝49% of all statistics are wrong❞* — *Statistics Canada*

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*❝Statistics are like lampposts: they are good to lean on❟ but they don❜t shed much light❞* — *Robert Storm-Petersen*

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*❝Statistics is the art of lying by means of figures❞* — *Wilhelm Stekel*

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*❝There are two kinds of statistics❟ the kind you look up❟ and the kind you make up❞* — *Rex Stout*

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*❝Ninety percent of everything is crap❞* — *Theodore Sturgeon*

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*❝There is no safety in numbers❟ or in anything else❞* — *James Thurber*

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*❝Do not put your faith in what statistics say until you have carefully considered what they do not say❞* — *William W Watt*

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*❝Satan delights equally in statistics and in quoting scripture❞* — *H G Wells*

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*❝The pure and simple truth is rarely pure and never simple❞* — *Oscar Wilde*

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*❝Get your facts first❟ and then you can distort them as much as you please: facts are stubborn❟ but statistics are more pliable❞* — *Mark Twain*

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