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by Evan Esar    ( comments )

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Definition of Statistics: The science of producing unreliable facts from reliable figures.

Definition of Statistics: The science of producing unreliable facts from reliable figures.

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  13 / 27  

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by Thomas Alva Edison    ( comments )

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Of all my inventions, I liked the phonograph best. Life's most soothing things are sweet music and a child's goodnight.

Of all my inventions, I liked the phonograph best. Life's most soothing things are sweet music and a child's goodnight.

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by Thomas Alva Edison    ( comments )

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Just because something doesn't do what you planned it to do doesn't mean it's useless.

Just because something doesn't do what you planned it to do doesn't mean it's useless.

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by Thomas Alva Edison    ( comments )

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I never pick up an item without thinking of how I might improve it. I never perfected an invention that more

I never pick up an item without thinking of how I might improve it. I never perfected an invention that I did not think about in terms of the service it might give others. I want to save and advance human life, not destroy it. I am proud of the fact that I never invented weapons to kill. The dove is my emblem.

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by Thomas Alva Edison    ( comments )

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I never did anything worth doing entirely by accident and none of my inventions came about totally by accident. They more

I never did anything worth doing entirely by accident and none of my inventions came about totally by accident. They came about by hard work.

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by Thomas Alva Edison    ( comments )

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I believe that the science of chemistry alone almost proves the existence of an intelligent creator.

I believe that the science of chemistry alone almost proves the existence of an intelligent creator.

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by Thomas Alva Edison    ( comments )

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Someday man will harness the rise and fall of the tides, imprison the power of the sun, and release atomic more

Someday man will harness the rise and fall of the tides, imprison the power of the sun, and release atomic power.

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by Thomas Alva Edison    ( comments )

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I find out what the world needs, then I proceed to invent. My main purpose in life is to make more

I find out what the world needs, then I proceed to invent. My main purpose in life is to make money so that I can afford to go on creating more inventions.

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by Frank Lloyd Wright    ( comments )

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If it keeps up, man will atrophy all his limbs but the push-button finger.

If it keeps up, man will atrophy all his limbs but the push-button finger.

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  9 / 17  

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by Herbert Simon    ( comments )

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What information consumes is rather obvious: it consumes the attention of its recipients. Hence a wealth of information creates a more

What information consumes is rather obvious: it consumes the attention of its recipients. Hence a wealth of information creates a poverty of attention, and a need to allocate that attention efficiently among the overabundance of information sources that might consume it.

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