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The historian is terribly responsible to what he can discern are the facts of the case, but he's nothing if he doesn't make out a case.
~By Howard Nemerov ~


False facts are highly injurious to the progress of science, for they often endure long; but false views, if supported by some evidence, do little harm, for every one takes a salutary pleasure in proving their falseness.
~By Charles Darwin ~


Depend upon it there comes a time when for every addition of knowledge you forget something that you knew before. It is of the highest importance, therefore, not to have useless facts elbowing out the useful ones.
~By Arthur Conan Doyle ~


But that the reasoning from these facts, the drawing from them correct conclusions, is a matter of great difficulty, may be inferred from the imperfect state in which the Science is now found after it has been so long and so intensely studied.
~By Nassau William Senior ~


We do not talk - we bludgeon one another with facts and theories gleaned from cursory readings of newspapers, magazines and digests.
~By Henry Miller ~


He is indebted to his memory for his jests and to his imagination for his facts.
~By Richard Brinsley Sheridan ~


Seek truth from facts.
~By Deng Xiaoping ~


If we had failed to pursue the facts as far as they led, we would have denied the public any knowledge of an unprecedented scheme of political surveillance and sabotage.
~By Katharine Graham ~


There I was limited to what happened the same way I am with Riel. It doesn't feel like a great burden to have your story, to some degree, set. I am enjoying figuring out what I think is the most dramatic way of telling this set of historical facts.
~By Chester Brown ~


I think, then, that man, after having satisfied his first longing for facts, wanted something fuller - some grouping, some adaptation to his capacity and experience, of the links of this vast chain of events which his sight could not take in.
~By Alfred de Vigny ~


Impotence, fetishism, bisexuality, and bondage are all facts of life, and our fiction should reflect that.
~By Rick Moody ~


As I said before, there are often disagreements as to what a particular set of facts mean. That is not at all unusual, and one shouldn't read into it more than is there.
~By Robert Mueller ~


Tact and diplomacy are fine in international relations, in politics, perhaps even in business; in science only one thing matters, and that is the facts.
~By Hans Eysenck ~


The facts of life are very stubborn things.
~By Cleveland Amory ~


What is a historian, anyway? It is someone who uses facts to record the development of humanity.
~By Lion Feuchtwanger ~


The aim of education is the knowledge not of facts but of values.
~By William Ralph Inge ~


A judgment pronounced in accordance with the facts can therefore assign to it an historical place only within that movement of reformation which was brought to a victorious issue by King Josiah.
~By Julius Wellhausen ~


Facts, according to my ideas, are merely the elements of truths, and not the truths themselves; of all matters there are none so utterly useless by themselves as your mere matters of fact.
~By Henry Mayhew ~


Because when we think about the real facts: 44 million Americans without health insurance, millions without jobs, a 50-year high on mortgage foreclosures, an historic high the third year in a row on personal bankruptcies.
~By Chaka Fattah ~


All I'm going to tell you is investigations, whether it be this and others, where you have partial facts, analysts, agents are always trying to interpret what those facts mean, extrapolate from them what they mean.
~By Robert Mueller ~


Of what use is the memory of facts, if not to serve as an example of good or of evil?
~By Alfred de Vigny ~


Knowledge is power only if man knows what facts not to bother with.
~By Robert Lynd ~


The facts are always less than what really happened.
~By Nadine Gordimer ~


Independence means you decide according to the law and the facts.
~By Stephen Breyer ~


Once the object has been constructed, I have a tendency to discover in it, transformed and displaced, images, impressions, facts which have deeply moved me.
~By Alberto Giacometti ~


Once a newspaper touches a story, the facts are lost forever, even to the protagonists.
~By Norman Mailer ~


You can never get all the facts from just one newspaper, and unless you have all the facts, you cannot make proper judgements about what is going on.
~By Harry S. Truman ~


In light of these facts Republicans have put forth a variety of proposals to make Social Security remain solvent for future generations. But up to this point, Democrats have chosen to oppose our good faith efforts and insist that indeed there is no problem.
~By John Doolittle ~


The lonely wanderer, who watches by the seashore the waves that roll between him and his home, talks of cruel facts, material barriers that, just because they are material, and not ideal, shall be the irresistible foes of his longing heart.
~By Josiah Royce ~


One of the most untruthful things possible, you know, is a collection of facts, because they can be made to appear so many different ways.
~By Karl A. Menninger ~


Neither facts nor pictures seem to sink into our centers of feeling any more.
~By Robert Welch ~


You can no more bridle passions with logic than you can justify them in the law courts. Passions are facts and not dogmas.
~By Alexander Herzen ~


This is one of those cases in which the imagination is baffled by the facts.
~By Adam Smith ~


The importance of certain problems concerning the facts will be inherent in the structure of the system.
~By Talcott Parsons ~


We know: of course, with regard to the market and similar social structures, a great many facts which we cannot measure and on which indeed we have only some very imprecise and general information.
~By Friedrich August von Hayek ~


I am appreciative of the Bush administration's commitment to fair trade by looking at the facts in this case and ruling affirmatively for the implementation of quotas in this specific category.
~By Howard Coble ~


Almost any biographer, if he respects facts, can give us much more than another fact to add to our collection. He can give us the creative fact; the fertile fact; the fact that suggests and engenders.
~By Virginia Woolf ~


Show me a better man. Name one and I am answered; but do not point, as a disqualification, to the very facts which make this man fit beyond all others.
~By Roscoe Conkling ~


I might show facts as plain as day: but, since your eyes are blind, you'd say, 'Where? What?' and turn away.
~By Christina G. Rossetti ~


The theory that can absorb the greatest number of facts, and persist in doing so, generation after generation, through all changes of opinion and detail, is the one that must rule all observation.
~By Adam Smith ~


The mainstream media has its own agenda. They do not want to print the facts. They have an agenda, they have a slant, they have a bias. It is outrageous to me.
~By Curt Weldon ~


What are facts but compromises? A fact merely marks the point where we have agreed to let investigation cease.
~By Bliss Carman ~


Facts are stubborn things; and whatever may be our wishes, our inclinations, or the dictates of our passions, they cannot alter the state of facts and evidence.
~By John Adams ~


Science is built up of facts, as a house is with stones. But a collection of facts is no more a science than a heap of stones is a house.
~By Henri Poincare ~


Diplomats make it their business to conceal the facts.
~By Margaret Sanger ~


I have always made an effort to render every detail of my reality with the greatest accuracy; but I have never paid attention to whether my presentation of historical facts was an exact one.
~By Lion Feuchtwanger ~


All significant truths are private truths. As they become public they cease to become truths; they become facts, or at best, part of the public character; or at worst, catchwords.
~By T. S. Eliot ~


I've always felt, in all my books, that there's a deep decency in the American people and a native intelligence - providing they have the facts, providing they have the information.
~By Studs Terkel ~


It is intellectually dishonest to look backwards with all the facts and judge the decisions that were made with almost none of the facts, or the facts that existed hidden in the normal cloud of endless speculation of what might happen.
~By Norm Coleman ~


I hate newspapermen. They come into camp and pick up their camp rumors and print them as facts. I regard them as spies, which, in truth, they are.
~By William Tecumseh Sherman ~


My head was always bubbling over with facts and it seems to me this had little to do with my paying close attention in school and more to do with my voracious and omnivorous reading habits.
~By Eric Allin Cornell ~


Don't become a mere recorder of facts, but try to penetrate the mystery of their origin.
~By Ivan Pavlov ~


I believe in general in a dualism between facts and the ideas of those facts in human heads.
~By George Santayana ~


Truthiness is tearing apart our country, and I don't mean the argument over who came up with the word. I don't know whether it's a new thing, but it's certainly a current thing, in that it doesn't seem to matter what facts are. It used to be, everyone was entitled to their own opinion, but not their own facts. But that's not the case anymore. Facts matter not at all. Perception is everything.
~By Stephen Colbert ~


We may either proceed from principles to facts, or recede from facts to principles.
~By Henry Mayhew ~


I have fully cooperated with the investigation and before the grand jury, and I'm quite confident at the end of the day that we'll know what facts are in this particular case.
~By Alberto Gonzales ~


These are facts, these are not imaginary things.
~By Iyad Allawi ~


I am a firm believer in the people. If given the truth, they can be depended upon to meet any national crisis. The great point is to bring them the real facts.
~By Abraham Lincoln ~


There never has been a war yet which, if the facts had been put calmly before the ordinary folk, could not have been prevented. The common man, I think, is the great protection against war.
~By Ernest Bevin ~


The imaginations which people have of one another are the solid facts of society.
~By Charles Horton Cooley ~


To solve a problem it is necessary to think. It is necessary to think even to decide what facts to collect.
~By Robert M. Hutchins ~


We want the facts to fit the preconceptions. When they don't it is easier to ignore the facts than to change the preconceptions.
~By Jessamyn West ~


Facts sometimes have a strange and bizarre power that makes their inherent truth seem unbelievable.
~By Werner Herzog ~


I have always found that if I move with seventy-five percent or more of the facts that I usually never regret it. It's the guys who wait to have everything perfect that drive you crazy.
~By Lee Iacocca ~


But if it not be true, the myth itself requires to be explained, and every principle of philosophy and common sense demand that the explanation be sought, not in arbitrary allegorical categories, but in the actual facts of ritual or religious custom to which the myth attaches.
~By William Robertson Smith ~


Your desires and true beliefs have a way of playing blind man's bluff. You must corner the inner facts.
~By David Seabury ~


From a consideration of the immense volume of newly discovered facts in the field of physics, especially atomic physics, in recent years it might well appear to the layman that the main problems were already solved and that only more detailed work was necessary.
~By Victor Francis Hess ~


Facts are to the mind what food is to the body.
~By Edmund Burke ~


When you seek advice, do not withhold any facts from the person whose advice you seek.
~By Abu Bakr ~


Face the facts of being what you are, for that is what changes what you are.
~By Soren Kierkegaard ~


A fact must be assimilated with, or discriminated fromm, some other fact or facts, in order to be raised to the dignity of a truth, and made to convey the least knowledge to the mind.
~By Henry Mayhew ~


If the facts are contrary to any predictions, then the hypothesis is wrong no matter how appealing.
~By David Douglass ~


Darwin investigated the numerous facts obtained by naturalists in living nature and analysed them through the prism of practical experience.
~By Trofim Lysenko ~


Facts are stubborn things.
~By Ronald Reagan ~


Just as houses are made of stones, so is science made of facts.
~By Henri Poincare ~


A fanatic is a man that does what he thinks the Lord would do if He knew the facts of the case.
~By Finley Peter Dunne ~


We are the recorders and reporters of facts - not the judges of the behaviors we describe.
~By Alfred Kinsey ~


As a rule we disbelieve all the facts and theories for which we have no use.
~By Gustave Flaubert ~


The intelligence investigation under the leadership of Senator Church, which I know has helped cause this investigation by you, points out that the agencies did not disclose certain facts to us and that certain plots were going on.
~By John Sherman Cooper ~


To treat your facts with imagination is one thing, to imagine your facts is another.
~By John Burroughs ~


The Blues are the true facts of life expressed in words and song, inspiration, feeling, and understanding.
~By Willie Dixon ~


Pessimism only describes an attitude, and not facts, and hence is entirely subjective.
~By Francis Parker Yockey ~


It is kind of tedious after a while, to parse politicians doing the same thing over and over again. The facts change from week to week, but the sort of masquerade doesn't.
~By Frank Rich ~


Those who forget good and evil and seek only to know the facts are more likely to achieve good than those who view the world through the distorting medium of their own desires.
~By Bertrand Russell ~


Since 1980, we've used reconciliation 22 times, and out of those times, Republicans used it 16 times. So, earth to my Republican friends, you can have your option but you cannot change these facts. They're in the Congressional Record.
~By Barbara Boxer ~


Anyone who says businessmen deal in facts, not fiction, has never read old five-year projections.
~By Malcolm Forbes ~


We have seen that no religion stands on the basis of things known; none bounds its horizon within the field of human observation; and, therefore, as it can never present us with indisputable facts, so must it ever be at once a source of error and contention.
~By Francis Wright ~


Creatures whose mainspring is curiosity enjoy the accumulating of facts far more than the pausing at times to reflect on those facts.
~By Clarence Day ~


I am sorry to upset my colleagues by saying we wasted four years in opposition, but if you do get so badly defeated as a party you do have to face up to some painful facts and you do have to change.
~By Kenneth Clarke ~


It is not the simple statement of facts that ushers in freedom; it is the constant repetition of them that has this liberating effect. Tolerance is the result not of enlightenment, but of boredom.
~By Quentin Crisp ~


At the head of these new discoveries and insights comes the establishment of the facts that electricity is composed of discrete particles of equal size, or quanta, and that light is an electromagnetic wave motion.
~By Johannes Stark ~


Civil libertarians have raised concerns that some of the Patriot Act's provisions infringe on Constitutional rights. Those concerns are not supported by the facts.
~By Roger Wicker ~


Learners are encouraged to discover facts and relationships for themselves.
~By Jerome Bruner ~


Nothing in education is so astonishing as the amount of ignorance it accumulates in the form of inert facts.
~By Henry B. Adams ~


Prejudice is a great time saver. You can form opinions without having to get the facts.
~By E. B. White ~


Don't divide the world into "them" and "us." Avoid infatuation with or resentment of the press, the Congress, rivals, or opponents. Accept them as facts. They have their jobs and you have yours.
~By Donald Rumsfeld ~


In order to dream, you need to have a springboard which is the facts... It gives it that touch of reality, and I think that's quite important... truth with fiction.
~By Janet Leigh ~


Scientists often have a naive faith that if only they could discover enough facts about a problem, these facts would somehow arrange themselves in a compelling and true solution.
~By Theodosius Dobzhansky ~


One of the best known, and one of the least intelligible, facts of literary history is the lateness, in Western European Literature at any rate, of prose fiction, and the comparative absence, in the two great classical languages, of what we call by that name.
~By George Saintsbury ~


The degree of one's emotions varies inversely with one's knowledge of the facts.
~By Bertrand Russell ~

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