Walter A. Shewhart quotes

  • Postulate 2. Constant systems of chance causes do exist in nature.
    -- Walter A. Shewhart

    #Causes #Chance #Constant

  • Postulate 1. All chance systems of causes are not alike in the sense that they enable us to predict the future in terms of the past.
    -- Walter A. Shewhart

    #Past #Causes #Chance

  • Postulate 3. Assignable causes of variation may be found and eliminated.
    -- Walter A. Shewhart

    #May #Causes #Variation

  • Rule 1. Original data should be presented in a way that will preserve the evidence in the original data for all the predictions assumed to be useful.
    -- Walter A. Shewhart

    #Data #Way #Should

  • Both pure and applied science have gradually pushed further and further the requirements for accuracy and precision. However, applied science, particularly in the mass production of interchangeable parts, is even more exacting than pure science in certain matters of accuracy and precision.
    -- Walter A. Shewhart

    #Requirements #Matter #Mass

  • Every sentence in order to have definite scientific meaning must be practically or at least theoretically verifiable as either true or false upon the basis of experimental measurements either practically or theoretically obtainable by carrying out a definite and previously specified operation in the future. The meaning of such a sentence is the method of its verification.
    -- Walter A. Shewhart

    #Order #Measurement #Operations

  • The 10% between 90% done to 100% done takes most of the time, causes most of the stress, but is all of the value.

  • Completion comes when we not just wake up from all form, from all identification, but when love causes us to re-embrace it all.

  • I love to just go to the movies, watch movies, listen to the scores and all that 'cause that's, like, the next step for me.

  • Life is just a chance to grow a soul.

  • I think in the case of horror, it's a chance to confront a lot of your worse fears and those fears usually have to do, ironically, with powerlessness and isolation.

  • I would live the same life over if I had to live again, And the chances are I go where most men go.

  • We will have to take risks, to chance failure, to be willing to walk away from the familiar paths that have brought us to this point.

  • s a scene of changes, and to be constant in Nature were inconstancy.

  • Necessity is the constant scourge of the lower classes, ennui of the higher ones.

  • My pain is constant and sharp...this confession has meant nothing