Often Statistics Are Used As A Drunken Man Uses Lampposts For Support Rather Than Illumination.
Often statistics are used as a drunken man uses lampposts for support rather
Often statistics are used as a drunken man uses lampposts -- for support rather than illumination.
He uses statistics as a drunken man uses lampposts - for support rather than for illumination.
-- Andrew Lang...
He uses statistics as a drunken man uses lamp-posts.
..for support rather than illumination." Andrew Lang (1844-1912)...
Statistics in the hands of an engineer are like a lamppost to a drunk--they're used more for support than illumination.
-- Bill Sangster, Dean of Engineering, Georgia Tech...
Statistics are like lampposts: they are good to lean on, but they don't shed much light.
-- Storm P (Robert Storm-Petersen), 1882-1946, Danish black-and-white arti...
People just don't know how to handle it if a woman uses smarts and brains rather than tits.
-- Tracy Bonahm...
Better to sleep with a sober cannibal than a drunken Christian.
The fact that a believer is happier than a skeptic is no more to the point than the fact that a drunken man is happier than a sober one.
The happiness of credulity is a cheap and dangerous quality. -- George Bernard Shaw...