Statistics are the triumph of the quantitative method, and the quantitative method is the victory of sterility and death
Quote by Hilaire Belloc
It is the best of all trades, to make songs, and the second best to...
It is sometimes necessary to lie damnably in the interests of the nation
We wander for distraction, but we travel for fulfillment.
When friendship disappears then there is a space left open to that awful loneliness of...
The microbe is so very small: You cannot take him out at all.
It is sometimes necessary to lie damnably in the interests of the nation.
Be content to remember that those who can make omelettes properly can do nothing else.
Statistics are the triumph of the quantitative method, and the quantitative method is the victory...
The moment a man talks to his fellows he begins to lie.
I'm tired of love; I'm still more tired of rhyme; but money gives me pleasure...
When I am dead, I hope it may be said: His sins were scarlet, but...
Any subject can be made interesting, and therefore any subject can be made boring.
Loss and possession, death and life are one, There falls no shadow where there shines...
I am writing a book about the Crusades so dull that I can scarcely write...
Just as there is nothing between the admirable omelet and the intolerable, so with autobiography.
Every major question in history is a religious question. It has more effect in molding...
Be at the pains of putting down every single item of expenditure whatsoever every day...
Doubt is not a pleasant condition, but certainty is absurd
Doubtis an illness that comes from knowledge and leads to madness.
The difference between religion and science is the difference between thoughtless certainty and thoughtful doubt.