Quotes by Sir Ronald A. Fisher

Our view. . . is that it is an essential characteristic of experimentation that it is carried out with limited resources, and an essential part of the subject of experimental design to ascertain how these should be best applied; or, in particular, to which causes of disturbance care should be given, and which ought to be deliberately ignored.

Sir Ronald A. Fisher

Other Great Authors


There is no such thing as "fun for the whole family."

Jerry Seinfeld

This institution will be based upon the illimitable freedom of the human mind. For here we are not afraid to follow truth wherever it may lead, nor to tolerate any error so long as reason is left free to combat it.

Thomas Jefferson

The power to bring me out of solitude - or to push me back into it - had never belonged to another person. It was mine and only mine.

Martha Beck

Human beings are perhaps never more frightening than when they are convinced beyond doubt that they are right.

Laurens Van der Post

The hope of a secure and livable world lies with disciplined nonconformists who are dedicated to justice, peace and brotherhood.

Martin Luther King, Jr.

Sour, sweet, bitter, pungent, all must be tasted.

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You never conquer a mountain. Mountains can't be conquered you conquer yourself--your hopes, your fears.

Jim Whitaker »

Poetry reveals to us the loveliness of nature, brings back the freshness of youthful feelings, reviews the relish of simple pleasures, keeps unquenched the enthusiasm which warmed the springtime of our being, refines youthful love, strengthens our interest in human mature, by vivid delineations of its tenderest and softest feelings, and through the brightness of its prophetic visions, helps faith to lay hold on the future life.

William E. Channing »