Anyway, here are the two bits.
(my ten fingers):
Using fancy tools like neural nets, boosting, and support vector machines without understanding basic statistics is like doing brain surgery before knowing how to use a band-aid.
Amen, Brother! Now, could you smite those xml database zealots?
The Preface ends with a Rosetta Stone for stats/CS, and has been transcribed (by a student at Carnegie Tech) here (doesn't display worth a damn on Dr. Codd's page...). Whether both camps fully agree I don't know, but it rings true to my ears.