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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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Statistics: Concepts and Applications Workbook

Harry Frank, Steven C. Althoen - Mathematics - 1994 - 888 pages
...be wary of technological shortcuts and keep in mind the observation attributed to Benjamin Disraeli that there are three kinds of lies: lies, damned lies, and statistics. Example 1 . Consider the following data sets: Data Set 1 0.40, 0.44, 2.10, 3.20, 6.60, 7.83, 9.51,...
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Stopping Power: Why 70 Million Americans Own Guns

Joseph Neil Schulman, J. Neil Shulman - History - 1994 - 328 pages
...the children of the poor could benefit Ireland by being eaten. Mark Twain said in his autobiography, "There are three kinds of lies — lies, damned lies and statistics." And in 1983, my satirical novel The Rainbow Cadenza was published, in which I portrayed a future that had...
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You're Going to Do What?: The Memoir of Dr. W. Gifford-Jones

W. Gifford-Jones - Biography & Autobiography - 2000 - 278 pages
...patients. I've become more convinced than ever that one has to be sceptical of statistics. It's been said that there are three kinds of lies: lies, damned lies, and statistics. I vividly remember one of Harvard's greatest researchers saying that "If you have to prove something...
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How to Get the Best Medical Care: A Guide for the Intelligent Patient

Aniruddha Malpani - Medical care - 2000 - 194 pages
...ask yourself what the numbers really mean and how they apply to you? Benjamin Disraeli once remarked that there are three kinds of lies: lies damned lies and statistics. Remember that statistical methods are simply tools, and they can produce blatantly wrong conclusions...
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A World of Weather: Fundamentals of Meteorology: a Text/ Laboratory Manual

Lee M. Grenci, Jon M. Nese - Science - 2001 - 600 pages
...Statistics: From the Mean to the Extreme Nineteenth century British Prime Minister Benjamin Disraeli once said that "There are three kinds of lies: lies, damned lies and statistics." Indeed, statistics can be misleading, but they are an invaluable part of many analyses, meteorological...
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Deeper Reading: Comprehending Challenging Texts, 4-12

Kelly Gallagher - Education - 2004 - 242 pages
...reading area they will encounter throughout their lives: interpreting statistics. Benjamin Disraeli said that there are three kinds of lies: lies, damned lies, and statistics. Living in a world where complex information is often conveyed in simple statistical form, our students...
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The Meaning Of Sports

Michael Mandelbaum - History - 2004 - 362 pages
...sabermetrics was entitled The Hidden Game of Baseball.^ In the spirit of Benjamin Disraeli's assertion that "there are three kinds of lies: lies, damned lies, and statistics," the sabermetricians discovered that the most familiar offensive statistics, the ones printed in newspapers...
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mental floss presents Condensed Knowledge: A Deliciously Irreverent Guide to ...

(None) - Reference - 2004 - 347 pages
...per dollar. Stats That Drive the Market Wild British prime minister Benjamin Disraeli once claimed, "There are three kinds of lies: lies, damned lies, and statistics." And, well, statistically speaking, economic data is rarely perfect. Here are just a few of the figures that...
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Dr. Peter Scardino's Prostate Book: The Complete Guide to Overcoming ...

Peter T. Scardino, Judith Kelman - Prostate - 2005 - 510 pages
...effectiveness of a new therapy. NOTE: Famed British statesman, orator, and novelist Benjamin Disraeli noted that, "there are three kinds of lies: lies, damned lies and statistics." Study outcomes can be affected by subtle alterations in interpretation or experimental design. Clinical...
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A Review of Forty Years of Community Law: Legal Developments in the European ...

Alison McDonnell - Law - 2005 - 390 pages
...parte Seymour-Smith, [1999] ECR 1-666. Perhaps it has been influenced by Disraeli's famous statement that: "There are three kinds of lies: lies, damned lies and statistics". 59. Case 15/79, Groenveld, [1979] ECR 3409, para 7, according to which Art. 29 "concerns national measures...
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