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But invariably, simple models and a lot of data trump more elaborate models based on less data.
— Halevy, Alon, Peter Norvig, and Fernando Pereira. 2009. The Unreasonable Effectiveness of Data. IEEE Intelligent Systems 24 (2) (March): 8-12. doi:10.1109/MIS.2009.36.
Data is not information, information is not knowledge, knowledge is not understanding, understanding is not wisdom.
— Clifford Stoll
Errors using inadequate data are much less than those using no data at all.
— Charles Babbage
I never guess. It is a capital mistake to theorize before one has data. Insensibly one begins to twist facts to suit theories, instead of theories to suit facts.
— Sherlock Holmes (Sir Arthur Conan Doyle)
Data. Data. Data. I can’t make bricks without clay.
— Sherlock Holmes (Sir Arthur Conan Doyle)
The temptation to form premature theories upon insufficient data is the bane of our profession.
— Sherlock Holmes (Sir Arthur Conan Doyle)
If you can’t explain it simply, you don’t understand it well enough.
— Albert Einstein
We're entering a new world in which data may be more important than software.
— Tim O'Reilly
Data is a precious thing and will last longer than the systems themselves.
— Tim Berners-Lee
It's difficult to imagine the power that you're going to have when so many different sorts of data are available.
— Tim Berners Lee
Data is what distinguishes the dilettante from the artist.
— George V. Higgins
You can have data without information, but you cannot have information without data.
— Daniel Keys Moran
Data is the new oil.
— Clive Humby
In God we trust. All others must bring data.
— W. Edwards Deming
Without big data analytics, companies are blind and deaf, wandering out onto the Web like deer on a freeway.
— Geoffrey Moore
Hiding within those mounds of data is knowledge that could change the life of a patient, or change the world.
— Atul Butte
Information is the oil of the 21st century, and analytics is the combustion engine.
— Peter Sondergaard
There is a magic in graphs. The profile of a curve reveals in a flash a whole situation: the life history of an epidemic, a panic, or an era of prosperity.
The curve informs the mind, awakens the imagination, convinces.
— Henry D. Hubbard
"We must all either wear out or rust out, every one of us. My choice is to wear out." — Theodore Roosevelt
"Every man I meet is my master in some point, and in that I learn of him." — Ralph Waldo Emerson
"This is not your responsibility but it is your problem." — Cheryl Strayed
"Self-sufficiency is the greatest of all wealth." — Epicurus
"Space I can recover. Time, never." — Napoleon Bonaparte
"You never know who’s swimming naked until the tide goes out." — Warren Buffett
"Search others for their virtues, thyself for thy vices." — Benjamin Franklin
"The world was not big enough for Alexander the Great, but a coffin was." — Juvenal
"To improve is to change, so to be perfect is to have changed often." — Winston Churchill
"If you do what you love, you'll never work a day in your life." — Marc Anthony
"Whoever fights monsters should see to it that in the process he does not become a monster. And if you gaze long enough
into an abyss, the abyss will gaze back into you." — Friedrich Nietzsche
"It is not a lack of love, but a lack of friendship that makes unhappy marriages." — Friedrich Nietzsche
"I used to think that the worst thing in life was to end up alone. It's not. The worst thing in life is to end up with
people who make you feel alone." — Robin Williams
"That which does not kill us makes us stronger." — Friedrich Nietzsche
"The higher we soar, the smaller we appear to those who cannot fly." — Friedrich Nietzsche
"I’m not upset that you lied to me, I’m upset that from now on I can’t believe you." — Friedrich Nietzsche
"No one can construct for you the bridge upon which precisely you must cross the stream of life, no one but you yourself
alone." — Friedrich Nietzsche
"Today as always, men fall into two groups: slaves and free men. Whoever does not have two-thirds of his day for himself,
is a slave, whatever he may be: a statesman, a businessman, an official, or a scholar." — Friedrich Nietzsche
"The true man wants two things: danger and play. For that reason he wants woman, as the most dangerous plaything."
— Friedrich Nietzsche
"Give me six hours to chop down a tree and I will spend the first four sharpening the axe." — Abraham Lincoln
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