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Quotations on Accuracy

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Even a stopped clock is right twice a day.

~ Unknown

Insanity is often the logic of an accurate mind overtaxed.

~ Oliver Wendell Holmes

Accuracy is to a newspaper what virtue is to a lady, but a newspaper can always print a retraction.

~ Adlai E. Stevenson

We hardly find any persons of good sense save those who agree with us.

~ Francois de La Rochefoucauld

Facts are God's arguments; we should be careful never to misunderstand or pervert them.

~ Tyron Edwards

Accuracy of statement is one of the first elements of truth; inaccuracy is a near kin to falsehood.

~ Tyron Edwards

Accuracy is the twin brother of honesty; inaccuracy, of dishonesty.

~ Charles Simmons

From principles is derived probability, but truth or certainty is obtained only from facts.

~ Nathaniel Hawthorne

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