• Don't worry about polls, but if you do, don't admit it.

    Rosalynn Carter (1927 - )

  • I know there are some polls out there saying this man has a 32% approval rating. But guys like us, we don't pay attention to the polls. We know that polls are just a collection of statistics that reflect what people are thinking in reality. And reality has a well-known liberal bias.

    Stephen Colbert (1964 - )

  • A questionnaire is never perfect: some are simply better than others.

    William Edwards Deming (1900 - 1993)

  • The idea that the examination of a relatively small number of randomly selected individuals can furnish dependable information about the characteristics of a vast unseen universe is an idea so powerful that only familiarity makes it cease to be exciting.

    Helen Mary Walker (1891 - 1983)

  • Statistics has been the handmaid of science, and has poured a flood of light upon the dark questions of famine and pestilence, ignorance and crime, disease and death.

    James A. Garfield (1831 - 1881)

  • Asked about the power of advertising in research surveys, most agree that it works, but not on them.

    Eric Clark (1937 - )