There are three types of lies; lies, damned lies and statistics.
~Popularized by Mark Twain
The solid world exists, its laws do not change. Stones are hard, water is wet, objects unsupported fall toward the earth's center. With the feeling that he was speaking to" and setting forth an important axiom, he wrote: Freedom is the freedom to say that two plus two make four. If that is granted, all else follows.
~George Orwell's 1984