More favourite quotes on evaluation and measurement

December 23, 2007 at 8:58 pm 1 comment

To add to my previous favourite quotes on evaluation and measurement, I have collected the following quotes – enjoy!:

“Everything that can be counted does not necessarily count; everything that counts cannot necessarily be counted”
Albert Einstein

“The most serious mistakes are not being made as a result of wrong answers. The truly dangerous thing is asking the wrong question”
Peter Drucker

“One of the great mistakes is to judge policies and programs by their intentions rather than their results”
Milton Friedman

“The pure and simple truth is rarely pure and never simple”
Oscar Wilde

“First get your facts; then you can distort them at your leisure”
Mark Twain

I know that half of my advertising dollars are wasted … I just don’t know which half”
John Wanamaker


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