To call in the statistician after the experiment is done may be no more
than asking him to perform a post-mortem examination: he may be able to
say what the experiment died of.
~ Sir Ronald Aylmer Fisher
The plural of anecdote is not data.
~ Roger Brinner
The combination of some data and an aching desire for an answer does not
ensure that a reasonable answer can be extracted from a given body of
~ John Tukey
In God we trust , All others must bring data
Statistics are like a bikini, what they reveal is not as important as what they hide.
There are three kinds of lies- lies, true lies, and statistics.
Three statisticians went to hunt deer. On finding a deer, the first statistician shot a bullet but hit 3 ft to the left,the second statistician shot a bullet and hit 3 ft to the right. The third statistician shouted and said ” We got him , We got him”.
Numbers dont lie, people do.
You may choose your opinion but the facts must remain the same for all.