Walter A. Shewhart Quotes (6 quotes)
Shewhart, Walter A. (1931). Economic control of quality of manufactured product. D. Van Nostrand Company. p. 8.
“In other words, the fact that the criterion we happen to use has a fine ancestry of highbrow statistical theorems does not justify its use. Such justification must come from empirical evidence that it works.”
―Walter A. Shewhart
Shewhart, Walter A. (1931). Economic control of quality of manufactured product. D. Van Nostrand Company. p. 18.
As quoted in The New York Times (28 October 1973)
“Dogs are our link to paradise. They don't know evil or jealousy or discontent. To sit with a dog on a hillside on a glorious afternoon is to be back in Eden, where doing nothing was not boring — it was peace.”
As quoted in The Canine Hiker's Bible (2000) by Doug Gelbert, p. 8
“The person who tries to live alone will not succeed as a human being. His heart withers if it does not answer another heart. His mind shrinks away if he hears only the echoes of his own thoughts and finds no other inspiration.”
―Pearl S. Buck
To My Daughters, With Love (1967), "To You on Your First Birthday"
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Picture Source: WikipediaWalter A. Shewhart
Born: March 18, 1891
Died: March 11, 1967 (aged 75)
Bio: Walter Andrew Shewhart was an American physicist, engineer and statistician, sometimes known as the father of statistical quality control and also related to the Shewhart cycle.