"...and do you take this woman to be your lifetime statistically significant other?"
"Well, I can't reject her, even at the 0.05 level of significance!"
Q: Why was the impatient student leader so obsessed about rejecting the null hypothesis?
A: She had an alpha personality.
Larry Lesser and Dennis Pearl
The only relevant test of the validity of a hypothesis is comparison of prediction with experience.
Milton Friedman (1912 - 2006)
Power tends to corrupt, and absolute power corrupts absolutely.
John Dalberg-Acton (1834 - 1902)
...if the difference isn't different enough to make a difference, what's the difference?
Victor Chew (1923 - )
There are two possible outcomes: If the result confirms the hypothesis, then you've made a measurement. If the result is contrary to the hypothesis, then you've made a discovery.
Enrico Fermi (1901 - 1954)
For every fact there is an infinity of hypotheses.
Robert M. Pirsig (1928 - )
Hypotheses, like professors, when they are seen not to work any longer in the laboratory, should disappear.
Henry Edward Armstrong (1848 - 1937)