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    That's when I realize that the statistics the Officials give us do not matter to me. I know there are many people who are happy and I am glad for them. But this is Ky. If he is the one person who falls by the wayside while the other ninety-nine are happy and fulfilled, that is not right with me anymore. I realize that I don't care about the Officer pacing below or the other hikers among the trees, or really anything else at all, and that is when I realize how dangerous this truly is.



    Joe will make a real good manager because he has a combination of the preparation through statistics, coupled with the feel of a player. Those are the attributes you have to have. Plus, he commands a lot of respect.

    Usage statistics are a leading indicator of our business growth. On January 2, 2006, there were 65,000 marketing projects and jobs in our system. On March 31, there were 83,000 marketing projects and jobs. Other statistics were even more dramatic, including a growth of 47 in the number of document approvals flowing through the system. Given that the 65,000 projects in January were added over several years, and the 17,000 new marketing projects were added in a single quarter, the growth that occurred in this single quarter is incredible. These statistics are the vital signs of the health of our business, and significant growth like this paints a bright picture of our future.

    The most thoroughly and relentlessly Damned, banned, excluded, condemned, forbidden, ostracized, ignore, suppressed, repressed, robbed, brutalized and defamed of all Damned Things is the individual human being. The social engineers, statistician, psychologist, sociologists, market researchers, landlords, bureaucrats, captains of industry, bankers, governors, commissars, kings and presidents are perpetually forcing this Damned Thing into carefully prepared blueprints and perpetually irritated that the Damned Thing will not fit into the slot assigned it. The theologians call it a sinner and try to reform it. The governor calls it a criminal and tries to punish it. the psychologist calls it a neurotic and tries to cure it. Still, the Damned Thing will not fit into their slots.



    All of a sudden the game changed when Jeff came in. When he got a rebound, nobody was going to try to grab it away from him. For a freshman to come in and make that kind of stand, I think is very significant. It won't show up in the statistics. It does show up in nine rebounds. But I think it was very significant down the stretch that Jeff could come in and impose his will.

    If a client or the media ask for statistics, I have to have the data to back it up. People are coming to me for accuracy and this has gotten to the point that it's slowing me down.


    Other than the weather, and hurricanes, and refineries going down, and Saudi Arabia and Iran, and strong economic statistics, there really is no reason why crude oil prices should be so high. It must be speculation, don't you think

    The purpose of the increase is to maintain buying power. The amount of the increase is set by the U.S. Congress and it's based on Department of Labor statistics, in particular, the consumer price index.

    I think if you look at the statistics objectively, you're much safer on board a cruise ship that any community in the United States. We have good security programs in place.



    You might not see it in the statistics, but we really played well on defense. Most of Rensselaer's yards came in the fourth quarter when we played our starters.

    Statistics do lag changes in the economy. I believe we will be migrating to one economy that will be a new economy as many companies that have been around for years embrace some of the newer technology.

    This particular camp is probably more beneficial than most because Roger has had the opportunity to acclimate himself to the deliveries of each of these pitchers, to put a face to an arm. He's been watching DVDs and looking at statistics. Now he can humanize these guys. So it's probably been more beneficial than any camp we've had in 16 years, from that standpoint.




    I think the way I go, the D-line goes. That is the way I have to think about it. Everybody on the D-line has to think that way. But me, that is how I think. I feel like I have to play well, especially in the playoffs -- in this three-game run. I have to prove my worth. I have to lead out there. It's not just statistics, it's doing the right things.

    I wouldn't read a lot into one year's statistics. That's particularly true at the moment, when you've had a number of years of pretty dramatic decline in violent crime. If you're comparing this year's numbers to the 1990s, the story would be a decrease in crime.

    In the publication, utilization and analysis of the survey results, departments and local governments concerned should continue to abide by the Statistics Law and the Regulations on National Economic Survey, to protect business confidentiality and privacy of the respondents, and to honor earnestly the commitments of not levying any penalties on the respondents on the basis of survey information.

    Like other countries in the world, there are various sorts of comments and guesses on China's military expenditure. But I believe to know the official statistics, you must get them from the official channel.


    We have not prepared that report, so we don't have any official statistics, yet, ... Right now, no one is monitoring real time crime on a daily basis. All we have is a snapshot from the daily reports. The problem is a snapshot is not always an accurate reflection of the total picture.


    Through the survey, we are able to remove the 'water' from the statistics of the manufacturing sector, in particular, from small-sized enterprises.

    We'll make a tough call here in the next three or four days, ... We have a couple of days to kick the ball on the practice field. We have compiled a lot of statistics and numbers on all their kicks and we'll make that call in the next couple of days.

    It suggests the trend has changed, because each week's estimate is based on the trends. This is clearly an important change, when taken with other news, particularly monthly payroll statistics. It suggests more good news is on the way.

    Only 31 percent of African-American parents place their babies to sleep on their backs, and African-American babies are dying at twice the rate from SIDS as other babies, so this is really a shocking statistic, ... We have to get this information out to the African-American community at large, as well as other communities.

    The buffalo isn't as dangerous as everyone makes him out to be. Statistics prove that in the United States more Americans are killed in automobile accidents than are killed by buffalo.


    I bet if I asked anyone in this room, 'Who would you report an electronic crime to in the Police', no one would know. We are ignorant of the size of the problem. There is a real lack of meaningful statistics.

    People think prices are going to go down and the statistics keep telling us they're not. They need to buy. We have an excellent inventory, excellent interest rates. What are they waiting for

    I was born in 1948. That year, Linda was the most popular girl's name. Actually from 1945 to 1954, it was the most popular name for girls, according to Social Security statistics. There were so many of us when we were kids, in school classrooms there was Linda after Linda after Linda.

    There are a number of statistics to indicate that about half of the world's population has yet to make their first phone call. And our investment thesis is that over time, almost all of those users who make that first phone call will do so over a wireless phone. Nokia (NOK) indicated yesterday that there are about 520 million wireless subscribers today, and that number is expected to top a billion in 2002. We think it could top a billion and a half by 2004.





    Our birth rates nationally peak in late summer and early fall. People spend a lot more time indoors in winter, especially in the north, because it's cold outside. The statistics don't lie.


    Then we lost a child, there was that incident, a four year-old little girl. It had a profound effect on me and on Barbara. You know, ... when you lose a child some families go apart. There's a common wisdom that the loss of a loved one for parents divides them later on. People cite divorce statistics. In our case it was just the other way around. And our family has been close, close, close. And Barbara and I have been married for over 50 years, and I think that horrible incident drew us even closer together.

    I spent twenty-two seasons playing professional baseball. Naturally, success in that field is measured by batting averages, number of home runs and RBIs, fielding averages, ERAs and other statistics. Fame, notoriety and the bright lights fade quickly. To me, true success in life would be to develop both physically and spiritually to our fullest and to endure to the end.




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