Saturday, June 23, 2012

Top 10 Quotes Referencing "Analysis"

    
While doing my research for this post, I discovered there are not a lot of popular quotes using the word "analysis." Apparently, only a few people in history truly found it valuable enough to warrant a profound statement.  Here are my top ten:


#10
"The analysis of the thing is not the thing itself."
Aaron Allston, American Novelist




#9
"Truth suffers from too much analysis."
Frank Herbert, Science Fiction Author


#8
"In the last analysis sound judgment will prevail."
Joseph Cannon, Former Speaker of the United States House of Representatives



 
#7
"A good catchword can obscure analysis for fifty years."
Wendell Willkie, Corporate Lawyer/Presidential Nominee



 
#6
"There is a syndrome in sports called "paralysis by analysis.""
Arthur Ashe, Former Professional Tennis Player



 
#5
"The ultimate authority must always rest with the individual's own reason and critical analysis."
Dalai Lama, Tibetan Buddhism High Priest



 
#4
"Definition of a Statistician: A man who believes figures don't lie, but admits than under analysis some of them won't stand up either."
Evan Esar, American Humorist


 
#3
"Get the habit of analysis - analysis will in time enable synthesis to become your habit of mind."
Frank Lloyd Wright, American Architect


#2
"To me, error analysis is the sweet spot for improvement."
Donald Norman, Academic in the field of Cognitive Science, Design and Usability Engineering


#1
"Curiosity begins as an act of tearing to pieces or analysis."
Samuel Alexander, Australian-born British Philosopher