It is better to be roughly right than to be precisely wrong.
John Maynard Keynes
(1883-1946) English economist
Not attributed to Keynes until after his death. Actually from Carveth Read, Logic, deductive and inductive (1898): "It is better to be vaguely right than exactly wrong."
Added on 1-Feb-04 | Last updated 1-Dec-15
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