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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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Confident Public Speaking

Deanna Sellnow - Social Science - 2004 - 544 pages
...to her goal so she left it out of her speech. Remember that statistics are biased. Mark Twain once said there are three kinds of lies: "lies, damned lies, and statistics." Not all statistics are lies, of course, but consider the source of the information, what that source...
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