"Scientists know that they will sometimes be wrong; they try not to err too often, but they accept some insecurity as the price of wider scope. Data analysts must do the same" -John Tukey


I've found a number of other very interesting perspectives from Tukey in his 1961 publication "The Future of Data Analysis". I would highly recommend this as a read to scientists of all kinds

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