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Frost, Holloway H. – Commander

 Frost, Holloway H. - Commander

Frost, Holloway H. – Commander

"There are three kinds of lies – lies, damnable lies, and statistics."

* Also attributed to Mark Twain 

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William Shakespeare, All’s Well That Ends Well

William Shakespeare

William Shakespeare

 

"One that lies three thirds and uses a known truth to pass a thousand nothings with, should be once heard and thrice beaten.''

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There are three kinds of lies – Mark Twain

Mark Twain

Mark Twain

Mark Twain

 

Figures often beguile me, particularly when I have the arranging of them myself; in which case the remark attributed to Disraeli would often apply with justice and force: "There are three kinds of lies: lies, damned lies and statistics."

– Autobiography of Mark Twain