Via On the Street….Fifth Ave., New York « The Sartorialist. May 2, 2014. It is disconcerting to reflect on the number of students we have flunked in chemistry for not knowing what we later found to be untrue. Attributed to Deming by B.R. Bertramson, in Robert L. Weber, Science with a Smile, 1992. Mdash; Unquote – Futility Closet. Mar 4, 2014. The animal needing something knows how much it needs, the man does not. Democritus. Mdash; Unquote – Futility Closet. Nov 11, 2013. Oct 27, 2013. Oct 27, 2013.