Bell Curve Debate

Famous quotes containing the words bell, curve and/or debate:

    The one who should remove the bell is the one who hung it up.
    Chinese proverb.

    The years-heired feature that can
    In curve and voice and eye
    Despise the human span
    Of durance—that is I;
    The eternal thing in man,
    That heeds no call to die.
    Thomas Hardy (1840–1928)

    Abject flattery and indiscriminate assentation degrade, as much as indiscriminate contradiction and noisy debate disgust. But a modest assertion of one’s own opinion, and a complaisant acquiescence in other people’s, preserve dignity.
    Philip Dormer Stanhope, 4th Earl Chesterfield (1694–1773)