Monthly Quotes: December 2021

…you know that a good, long session of weeping can often make you feel better, even if your circumstances have not changed one bit

Lemony Snicket, The Bad Beginning

Sometimes, just saying that you hate something, and having someone agree with you, can make you feel better about a terrible situation.

Lemony Snicket, The Bad Beginning

I don’t know if you’ve ever noticed this, but first impressions are often entirely wrong.

Lemony Snicket, The Bad Beginning

They didn’t understand it, but like so many unfortunate events in life, just because you don’t understand it doesn’t mean it isn’t so.

Lemony Snicket, The Bad Beginning

Your initial opinion on just about anything may change over time.

Lemony Snicket, The Bad Beginning

Signals always come with noise: It is trying to separate out the two that makes the subject interesting.

David Spiegelhalter, The Art of Statistics: How to Learn from Data

We need to distinguish what is actually dangerous from what sounds frightening.

David Spiegelhalter, The Art of Statistics: How to Learn from Data

Anger demands you DO and sadness requires you be

Casey Wilson, The Wreckage of My Presence: Essays

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