One death is a tragedy. A million deaths is a statistic.
There are lies, damned lies, and statistics.
Often statistics are used as a drunken man uses lamp posts... for support rather than illumination.
Statistics are no substitute for judgment.
One death is a tragedy; one million is a statistic.
There are two kinds of statistics, the kind you look up, and the kind you make up.
Statistically, the probability of any of us being here is so small that you'd think the mere fact of existing would keep us all in contented dazzlement of surprise.
Round numbers are always false.
Like dreams, statistics are a form of wish fulfillment.
I could prove God statistically.
A single death is a tragedy; a million deaths is a statistic.
He used statistics as a drunken man uses lampposts; for support rather than illumination.
I will stand on, and continue to use, the figures I have used, because I believe they are correct. Now, I'm not going to deny that you don't now and then slip up on something; no one bats a thousand.
It devastates me now that I have been reduced to a Hollywood statistic - another joke marriage.
The death of one man is a tragedy. The death of millions is a statistic.
Americans pay up to 1,000 percent more to fill their prescriptions than consumers in other countries - that is an alarming statistic.
If I fail, the film industry writes me off as another statistic.
If I succeed, they pay me a million bucks to fly out to Hollywood and fart.
Certainly, last year we did an episode about the census and sampling versus a direct statistic. You just said the word "census," and people fall asleep.
And given that there's been probably a ten-fold amount of information about terrorism through the media than there has about climate change; I think that's quite an interesting statistic.
And that's what's beautiful to me, is he did not become a victim of it, and he didn't become a statistic, he just kind of kept on marching through, no matter what people threw at him.
If you hear a statistic, you will make up a story to go with it, because our brains are organized on narrative. And you may very well make up a wrong story because you only have one fact, which is a statistic.
Over 90% of people go home at the end of the day feeling unfulfilled by their work, and I won't stop working until that statistic is reversed - until over 90% of people go home and can honestly say, 'I love what I do.'