Quotes

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

“It is a capital mistake to theorize before one has data. Insensibly, one begins to twist facts to suit theories, instead of theories to suit facts” – Sherlock Holmes

“Measure what is measurable, and make measurable what is not so” – attributed to Galileo Galilei

“All models are wrong, and some are useful” – George E. P. Box

“In preparing for battle I have always found that plans are useless, but planning is indispensable.” – Dwight D. Eisenhower

“A lot of what we call work is noise.”  – Nassim Taleb

“Ignorance more frequently begets confidence than does knowledge” – Charles Darwin

“Anyone who knows anything about innovation knows that separation of labor & capital is stone age.”  – Nassim Taleb

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