“He uses statistics as a drunken man uses lampposts - for support rather than illumination”
“An unsophisticated forecaster uses statistics as a drunken man uses lamp-posts - for support rather than for illumination.”
“I've come loaded with statistics, for I've noticed that a man can't prove anything without statistics”
“The probability that we may fail in the struggle ought not to deter us from the support of a cause we believe to be just.”
“A judicious man uses statistics, not to get knowledge, but to save himself from having ignorance foisted upon him”
“Statistics are used much like a drunk uses a lamppost: for support, not illumination.”
“I have not seen a single statistic or fact put before you or the planning and zoning committee to support the need for a moratorium.”
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