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" Someone once said that there are three kinds of lies: "lies, damned lies, and statistics. "
Bolshevik Propaganda: Hearings Before a Subcommittee of the Committee on the ... - Page 621
by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on the Judiciary - 1919 - 1265 pages
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Publications of the American Statistical Association, Volume 12

American Statistical Association - Computer network resources - 1912 - 986 pages
...me : ' The half is not known about China, and the half that is known is not so.' The profane tell us that there are three kinds of lies: 'lies, damned lies, and statistics.' This may serve to show how great is the need which we preachers have of you statisticians. Comptroller...
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The Mining World, Volume 27

Mineral industries - 1907 - 440 pages
...circumstances, and so he of San Francisco did, but in his own peculiar way, by concurring with Disraeli, who said that "there are three kinds of lies : lies, damned lies, and statistics." But what will mining engineers generally, and graduates of the Royal School of Mines particularly think...
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Publications of the American Statistical Association, Volume 12

American Statistical Association - Computer network resources - 1912 - 906 pages
...me : ' The half is not known about China, and the half that is known is not so.' The profane tell us that there are three kinds of lies: 'lies, damned lies, and statistics.' This may serve to show how great is the need which we preachers have of you statisticians. Comptroller...
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Bolshevik Propaganda: Hearings Before a Subcommittee ... Pursuant to S. Res ...

United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on the Judiciary - 1919 - 1282 pages
...the opponents of the soviet government. And remember in June, 1918 Senator OVERMAN. How many do you think the total number killed? Mr. WILLIAMS. You know...OVERMAN. You can give your own judgment about it. Mr. WII.I.IA.MS. My own judgment is — I made a very careful analysis at different times up to June, lltls....
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Agricultural inquiry, Volume 2

1922 - 860 pages
...lot of things by statistics, but I am not going deeply into statistics. You recollect the old saying that there are three kinds of lies: Lies, damned lies, and statistics. Statistics are useful, but they are very misleading, unless we use them correctly. Nor was there any...
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Agricultural Inquiry, Volume 2

United States. Congress. Joint commission of agricultural inquiry. [from old catalog] - Agriculture - 1922 - 858 pages
...lot of things by statistics, but I am not going deeply into statistics. You recollect the old saying that there are three kinds of lies: Lies, damned lies, and statistics. Statistics arc useful, but they are very misleading, unless we use them correctly. Nor was there any...
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To Investigate the Causes of the Decline of Cotton Prices: Hearings, Seventy ...

United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Agriculture and Forestry - Cotton - 1936 - 1550 pages
...lower. In assistance of this campaign statistics were brought to bear. Now, there is an old saying that there are three kinds of lies — lies, damned lies, and statistics. I have never known a better illustration of the accuracy of that saying than in this propaganda. The...
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To Investigate the Causes of the Decline of Cotton Prices: Hearings ..., Part 2

United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry - Cotton - 1936 - 714 pages
...lower. In assistance of this campaign statistics were brought to bear. Now, there is an old saying that there are three kinds of lies — lies, damned lies, and statistics. I have never known a better illustration of the accuracy of that saying than in this propaganda. The...
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Proceedings of the ... Annual Meeting of the Alabama State Bar ..., Volume 50

Alabama State Bar Association - Bar associations - 1927 - 730 pages
...I am often inclined to deem wise the statement of Walter Gagehot, the celebrated English economist, that there are three kinds of lies — lies, damned lies and statistics. (Laughter.) And in considering these statistics, we must remember that it is altogether probable that...
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Extensionof Rent Control, Hearings Before ...,81-2 on S 3181 ..., Volumes 22-23

United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Banking and Currency - 1950 - 732 pages
...rumors going about town that in some cases rents have been raised "100 and 200 percent." Someone once said that there are three kinds of lies: "lies, damned lies, and statistics." Nothing can be more deceptive than a statistic, especially if it is an unexplained or unevaluated statistic....
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