E. B. White Quote

The so-called science of poll-taking is not a science at all but a mere necromancy. People are unpredictable by nature, and although you can take a nation's pulse, you can't be sure that the nation hasn't just run up a flight of stairs.


in New Yorker 13 November 1948

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The so-called science of poll-taking is not a science at all but a mere necromancy. People are unpredictable by nature, and although you can take a...

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The so-called science of poll-taking is not a science at all but a mere necromancy. People are unpredictable by nature, and although you can take a...

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The so-called science of poll-taking is not a science at all but a mere necromancy. People are unpredictable by nature, and although you can take a...

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The so-called science of poll-taking is not a science at all but a mere necromancy. People are unpredictable by nature, and although you can take a...