Probability theory is nothing but common sense reduced to calculation. Votes: 4

Pierre-Simon LaplaceProbability of human error is considerably higher than that of machine error. Votes: 3

Kenneth AppelFrom principles is derived probability, but truth or certainty is obtained only from facts. Votes: 3

Tom StoppardProbability and expectation are not the same. Its probability and probability times the pay off. Votes: 3

Nassim Nicholas TalebStatistics, likelihoods, and probabilities mean everything to men, nothing to God. Votes: 1

Richelle E. GoodrichI believe that we do not know anything for certain, but everything probably. Votes: 1

Christiaan HuygensStop living the life with possibilities and probabilities, live the life with certainties. Votes: 1

Amit KalantriSon, anything can happen to anyone," my father told me, "but it usually doesn't. Votes: 1

Philip RothFree yourself from the rigid conduct of tradition and open yourself to the new forms of probability. Votes: 1

Hans BenderThe mind is not designed to grasp the laws of probability, even though the laws rule the universe. Votes: 1

Steven PinkerEach empty seat in the auditorium, is the probability of what you should have done and not done. Votes: 1

Rehan WarisMaybe we should teach schoolchildren probability theory and investment risk management. Votes: 0

Andrew LoThe scientific imagination always restrains itself within the limits of probability. Votes: 0

Thomas Huxley...that realisation that I was the oddity, the statistical probability, life was predictable. Votes: 0

Ruth DugdallAny universe that could have preceded consciousness only existed in a probability state. Votes: 0

Robert LanzaI think the probability of a supernatural creator existing is very very low, Votes: 0

Richard DawkinsMisunderstanding of probability may be the greatest of all impediments to scientific literacy. Votes: 0

Stephen Jay GouldIt is dangerous to attach probability zero to anything other than a logical impossibility. Votes: 0

Dennis LindleyFrom principles is derived probability, but truth or certainty is obtained only from facts Votes: 0

Tom StoppardFailure to meditate in the morning increases the probability of chaos throughout the day. Votes: 0

Joe SaccoFrom principles is derived probability but truth or certainty is obtained only from facts Votes: 0

Tom StoppardIn flying, the probability of survival is inversely proportional to the angle of arrival. Votes: 0

Neil ArmstrongThe first step is to establish that something is possible; then probability will occur. Votes: 0

Elon MuskPeople assign much higher probability to the truth of their opinions than is warranted. Votes: 0

Daniel KahnemanReason can get you to probability, but only commitment can get you to certainty. Votes: 0

Timothy KellerWhatever way uncertainty is approached, probability is the only sound way to think about it. Votes: 0

Dennis LindleyDeath is always a constant possibility and probability and of course an inevitability, as well. Votes: 0

Cornel WestWhen asked what he meant by a miracle: Oh, anything with a probability of less than 20%. Votes: 0

Enrico FermiA brick can be used to represent the zero probability of this book being any good. Votes: 0

Amy SummersThe study of history, while it does not endow with prophecy, may indicate lines of probability. Votes: 0

John SteinbeckThe idea is to buy when the probability is greatest that the market is going to advance. Votes: 0

Martin ZweigIf a guy tells me the probability of failure is 1 in 100,000, I know he's full of crap. Votes: 0

Richard P. FeynmanI don't mind the low probability of success, but it better be impactful if we do succeed. Votes: 0

Vinod KhoslaHope is the belief in the probability of the possible rather than the necessity of the probable. Votes: 0

Marshall GanzEmbrace the probability of your imminent death....and know there is nothing i can do to save you. Votes: 0

Suzanne CollinsIn no other branch of mathematics is it so easy for experts to blunder as in probability theory. Votes: 0

Martin GardnerI think having worked in a department store setting, if my life had not taken a drastically different turn when I became an actor, there's a very high probability I would have continued to work at the department store. Votes: 3 Cory Monteith

We didn't push the Russians to intervene, but we knowingly increased the probability that they would. Votes: 1 Zbigniew Brzezinski