Evan Esar Quotes (11 quotations)

1. A signature always reveals a man's character - and sometimes even his name. - Evan Esar

2. America believes in education: the average professor earns more money in a year than a professional athlete earns in a whole week. - Evan Esar

3. An economist is an expert who will know tomorrow why the things he predicted yesterday didn't happen today. - Evan Esar

4. Definition of a Statistician: A man who believes figures don't lie, but admits than under analysis some of them won't stand up either. - Evan Esar

5. Definition of Statistics: The science of producing unreliable facts from reliable figures. - Evan Esar

6. Housework is what a woman does that nobody notices unless she hasn't done it - Evan Esar

7. Most new books are forgotten within a year, especially by those who borrow them. - Evan Esar

8. Statistician: A man who believes figures don't lie, but admits that under analysis some of them won't stand up either. - Evan Esar

9. Statistics: The only science that enables different experts using the same figures to draw different conclusions. - Evan Esar

10. You can't do anything about the length of your life, but you can do something about its width and depth. - Evan Esar

11. Zoo: An excellent place to study the habits of human beings. - Evan Esar

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