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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 Nurse Educator's Guide to Assessing Learning Outcomes

Mary McDonald - Medical - 2007 - 362 pages
...be providing reliable results. Your judgment is a very important part of the equation. As Mark Twain said, "There are three kinds of lies: lies, damned lies, and statistics." Statistical findings are meaningless in themselves, and they can be distorted to fit erroneous interpretations....
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The 25% Cash Machine: Double Digit Income Investing

Bryan Perry - Business & Economics - 2007 - 208 pages
...statistically accurate. However, as the great British statesman Benjamin Disraeli was once alleged to have said, "There are three kinds of lies: lies, damned lies and statistics." So, does this mean I am calling those who claim we are in a low-inflation environment liars? You bet...
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Commonsense Direct and Digital Marketing

Drayton Bird - Business & Economics - 2007 - 434 pages
...never be everyone's idea of a ripping read. Nothing is foolproof The British Prime Minister Disraeli said: There are three kinds of lies. Lies. Damned lies. And statistics.' Sadly, statistics are all we have to go on when evaluating test results. Even more sadly, they aren't...
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Understanding and Using Statistics in Psychology: A Practical Introduction

Jeremy Miles, Philip Banyard - Psychology - 2007 - 356 pages
...statistics is commonly attributed to British Prime Minister, Benjamin Disraeli,1 who is reported to have said: There are three kinds of lies: lies, damned lies and statistics. Less well known is the comment attributed to another British Prime Minister, Winston Churchill, who...
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The Middle Way: Finding Happiness in a World of Extremes

Lou Marinoff - Philosophy - 2007 - 626 pages
...point even more bluntly, Benjamin Disraeli, prime minister and caustic wit of that same Victorian era, said, "There are three kinds of lies: Lies, damned lies, and statistics." A serious point, which I will summarize for you here, underlies these jests. Statistics are correlations,...
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UnCommon Sense About Learning

Will Freeman and Morris Jackson
..."news" as manipulated by journalists and politicians. Samuel Clemens humorously spoke to this issue when he said: There are three kinds of lies: lies, damned lies and statistics. Consider the dueling poll results which are the latest samplings by different polling companies with...
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