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Fifteen Quotes on Data

Here are some of my favorite quotes for anyone fascinated by data

  1. “A point of view can be a dangerous luxury when substituted for insight and understanding” – Marshall McLuhan
  2. “Anything that is measured and watched improves.” – Bob Parsons
  3. “Data beats emotions.” – Sean Rad, founder of Ad.ly
  4. “True genius resides in the capacity for evaluation of uncertain, hazardous, and conflicting information.” – Winston Churchill
  5. “Data is a precious thing and will last longer than the systems themselves.” – Tim Berners-Lee
  6. “Facts do not cease to exist because they are ignored.” – Aldous Huxley
  7. “For every two degrees the temperature goes up, check-ins at ice cream shops go up by 2%.” – Andrew Hogue, Foursquare
  8. “If you don not know how to ask the right question, you discover nothing” – W. Edward Deming
  9. “If the statistics are boring, you’ve got the wrong numbers” – Edward Tufte
  10. “In God we trust. All others must bring data.” – W. Edwards Deming
  11. “If you torture the data long enough, it will confess” – Ronald Coase
  12. “Without big data analytics, companies are blind and deaf, wandering out onto the web like deer on a freeway.” – Geoffrey Moore 
  13. “Let the data set change your mindset” – Hans Rosling
  14. “Data is the new Oil” – Clive Humby

    and my favorite

    If we have data, let’s look at data. If all we have are opinions, let’s go with mine. – Jim Barksdale

PS: Top 15 is the new top 10

Quote Factory

Here’s a bunch of quotes I wrote..Yes, I am Narcissist like that 😀

  1. Whatever you do, never run out of your luck – 6/4/2012
  2. Entrepreneurship Ne Ghalib Nikamma Kar Diya, Warna Hum Bhi Aadmi Kaam Ke The.. – 23/6/2012
  3. Life never fails to surprise and people never fail to disappoint – 25/7/2012
  4. Discovery is the king – 17/8/2012 (On discovery/curation of content on the web)
  5. Work is the biggest distraction – 25/8/2012 (On creativity/innovation)
  6. “Hazaaron idea aise ki har idea pe dam nikle” #startupshayari – 25/11/2012 (On having a million ideas about hundreds of things)