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OStats is a simple tool for data visualisation and statistical analysis, particularly aimed at helping students learn statistics.
... statistics - whatever their mathematical sophistication and elegance - cannot make bad variables into good ones. Quoted from "Analysis of Nominal Data" by H.T. Reynolds (Sage, 1984) p. 8
Data! Data! Data! he cried impatiently. "I can't make bricks without clay." Stated by Sherlock Holmes in "The Adventure of the Copper Beeches" by scottish author Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (1859 - 1930)
The plural of anecdote is not data. Attributed to American economist Roger E. Brinner in the on-line list of quotes at www.keypress.com/fathom/fathom1/quotes.html
The great tragedy of Science - the slaying of a beautiful hypothesis by an ugly fact. A quote of English biologist Thomas H. Huxley (1825 - 1895) from his Presidential address in 1870 to the British Association for the Advancement of Science. Published in "Biogenesis and Abiogenesis," vol. 8, Collected Essays (1894).
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