Chapter 30 Quotations

30.1 Introduction

There are many good quotations about data, statistics, and data science—this is a short collection of ones that struck me as pithy, containing nuggets of wisdom.

30.2 Science (general)

“One may study and observe and know a great many facts but when it comes to the how and the why, one finds one has little knowledge and a great deal of wonderment.” —Grace O. Wiley (Wiley 1937)


Wiley, Grace O. 1937. “Taming King Cobras.” Natural History XXXIX (1): 60–63.