Statistically Speaking: A Dictionary of Quotations
Statistically Speaking presents a massive collection of quotations pertaining to probability and statistics. Some quotations are profound, others are wise, some are witty, but none are frivolous. Here you will find quotations from the most famous to the unknown. The book is designed to be entertaining and informative so that you can get a feel for the depth and breadth of statistics.
The extensive author and subject indexes provide you with the perfect tools for locating quotations for practical use or pleasure, and you will soon enjoy discovering what others have said on topics ranging from actuaries to variability. Additionally, some quotations are illustrated by amusing cartoons.
This book will be a handy reference for the scientific reader and the wider public interested in who has said what on statistics. Professionals, teachers, and students interested in statistics and probability will also benefit from the gems found in this book.
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