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Like dreams, statistics are a form of wish fulfillment.

Jean Baudrillard (1929-2007) French sociologist, and philosopher.

There are three kinds of lies: lies, damned lies, and statistics.

Benjamin Disraeli (1804-1881) British politician and author.

Round numbers are always false.

Samuel Johnson (1709-1784) British author.

There are lies, damned lies, and statistics.

Mark Twain (1835-1910) U.S. humorist, writer, and lecturer.

Often statistics are used as a drunken man uses lamp posts... for support rather than illumination.

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