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" Disraeli once said there are three kinds of lies: lies; damned lies; and statistics. "
The Language of Money 3 - Page 309
by Edna Carew - 1996 - 353 pages
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The Taming of Chance

Ian Hacking - History - 1990 - 264 pages
...consumers of numbers who seldom really wanted them as a basis for action. Whether or not Disraeli actually said, 'There are three kinds of lies: lies, damned lies, and statistics', the story that he did so conveys a real truth.3 Here I deliberately speak of the statisticians in or...
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Accident Prevention and OSHA Compliance

Patrick A. Michaud - Technology & Engineering - 1995 - 320 pages
...is not doing it to please you, or is half-hearted about doing it. I am reminded that Disraeli once said, "There are three kinds of lies: lies, damned lies, and statistics." BUREAU OF LABOR STATISTICS (BLS) The Bureau of Labor Statistics in the Department of Labor obtains...
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Never Be Lied to Again: How to Get the Truth In 5 Minutes Or Less In Any ...

David J. Lieberman - Self-Help - 1999 - 204 pages
...one wanted anv of them? RULE 8 A Color Pie Chart Doesn't Make It True Benjamin Disraeli put it best when he said, "There are three kinds of lies: lies, damned lies and statistics." It never ceases to amaze me just how easily swayed we become by something that "looks" official. Just...
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I'm Okay, You're a Brat!: Setting the Priorities Straight and Freeing You ...

Susan Jeffers - Family & Relationships - 2001 - 288 pages
...this case, that means you. The author of this enlightening book, Darrell Huff, quotes Disraeli who said, "There are three kinds of lies: lies, damned lies, and statistics." It is important to understand that psychological research in the area of human development has accurately...
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Aging Power Delivery Infrastructures

Randall R. Schrieber, H. Lee Willis, Edmund Philips - Technology & Engineering - 2000 - 568 pages
...However this practice has been carried to extremes and abused by some utilities. As Samuel Clemmens once said, "There are three kinds of lies: Lies, damned lies and statistics." Utility Instantaneous Momentary Temporary 1 not used < 5 minute 5 min. to 45 min. 2 < 1 5 sec. 15 sec....
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Risk: A Practical Guide for Deciding What's Really Safe and What's Dangerous ...

David Ropeik, George M. Gray - Health & Fitness - 2002 - 485 pages
...can't tell by that statistic. The numbers don't tell you everything you need to know. As Mark Twain said, "There are three kinds of lies lies, damned lies, and statistics." Finally, no matter how precise and narrow statistical categories are, they lump everybody in that category...
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The Water Clock

Jim Kelly - Fiction - 2003 - 320 pages
...prpperty. Tour three answers are therefore. . . A. 32,000 B. 115,000 C. 265,000 . As the vise man said: there are three, kinds of lies. Lies, damned lies, and statistics. Hope this helps but suspect it won't. Cheers from everyone. Guy Money, thought Dryden, grabbing his...
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Words to the Wise: A Medical-Philosophical Dictionary

Thomas Stephen Szasz - Philosophy - 2004 - 258 pages
...your head bashed in." Only in free and egalitarian situations can a person speak truthfully. Disraeli said: "There are three kinds of lies: lies. damned lies. and statistics." In the therapeutic state. there are also three kinds of lies: lies. damned lies. and "clincal studies."...
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Applied Statistics for Public Policy

Brian P. Macfie, Philip M. Nufrio - Mathematics - 2006 - 536 pages
...side." Former British prime minister Benjamin Disraeli had a slightly different view of statistics when he said, "there are three kinds of lies: lies, damned lies, and statistics." Many of us may also be familiar with the popular phrase "figures don't lie liars figure." Although...
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The God Effect: Quantum Entanglement, Science's Strangest Phenomenon

Brian Clegg - Science - 2006 - 269 pages
...often used with more enthusiasm than accuracy. The Victorian British prime minister Benjamin Disraeli said, "There are three kinds of lies: lies, damned lies, and statistics." This contempt for statistics dates back to the original use of the word, when it was a political statement...
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