Classic Quotes

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This is a page for good, surprising, or useful quotes.


  • "power does not 'function in the form of a chain' - it circulates, It is never monopolized by one centre. It 'is deployed and exercised through a net-like organization'" — Foucault, M. (1980) Power/Knowledge, Brighton, Harvester.
  • "The simple fact is that resampling devalues the knowledge of conventional mathematical statisticians, and especially the less competent ones. By making it possible for each user to develop her/his own method to handle each particular problem, the priesthood with its secret formulaic methods is rendered unnecessary." — Julian Simon from BARRIERS TO ADOPTION, AND THE FUTURE OF RESAMPLING