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QuotesFacts are stubborn things, but statistics are more pliable.
Statistics: The only science that enables different experts using the same figures to draw different conclusions.
I gather, young man, that you wish to be a Member of Parliament. The first lesson that you must learn is, when I call for statistics about the rate of infant mortality, what I want is proof that fewer babies died when I was Prime Minister than when anyone else was Prime Minister. That is a political statistic.
Smoking is one of the leading causes of statistics.
There are three kinds of lies: lies, damned lies, and statistics.
