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I did not enter the labor Party forty-seven years ago to have our manifesto written by Dr. Mori, Dr. Gallup and Mr. Harris.

Author: Tony Benn (1925)

Profession: British Labor Politician

How far would Moses have gone if he had taken a poll in Egypt?

Author: Harry S. Truman (1884-1972)

Profession: Thirty-third President of the USA

The so-called science of poll-taking is not a science at all but 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.

Author: Elwyn Brooks White (1899-1985)

Profession: American Author, Editor

The total collapse of the public opinion polls shows that this country is in good health. A country that developed an airtight system of finding out in advance what was in people's minds would be uninhabitable.

Author: Elwyn Brooks White (1899-1985)

Profession: American Author, Editor