I gather, young man, that you wish to be a Member of Parliament. The first lesson that you must learn is that, when I call for statistics about the rate of infant mortality, what I want is proof that fewer babies died when I was Prime Minister than when anyone else was Prime Minister. That is a political statistic.winston churchill
The exchange rate is onlya statistic, not a symbol of national honor and virility.1994 Quoted in the NewYork Times, 26 Jun.
The death of one is a tragedy, but death of a million is just a statistic.marilyn manson