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Quotes And Sayings About Facts

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


Game shows are designed to make us feel better about the random, useless facts that are all we have left of our education.
~By Chuck Palahniuk ~


The interpretation of facts in a certain way stimulates other scientists' thoughts.
~By Robert Barany ~


Mistakes can be corrected by those who pay attention to facts but dogmatism will not be corrected by those who are wedded to a vision.
~By Thomas Sowell ~


Advocates of unrestricted abortion do not want the public to focus on these undeniable facts of fetal development, but the facts cannot be ignored.
~By Robert Casey ~


I have learned that the state of Israel cannot be ruled in our generation without deceit and adventurism. These are historical facts that cannot be altered.
~By Moshe Sharett ~


Facts are, insurance ratings are really dependent on the notion that some people are higher risk than others.
~By Patrick J. Kennedy ~


The facts are plain: Religious leaders who preside over marriage ceremonies must and will be guided by what they believe. If they do not wish to celebrate marriages for same-sex couples, that is their right. The Supreme Court says so. And the Charter says so.
~By Paul Martin ~


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


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


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 ~


The worst enemy of human hope is not brute facts, but men of brains who will not face them.
~By Max Eastman ~


Death and vulgarity are the only two facts in the nineteenth century that one cannot explain away.
~By Oscar Wilde ~


Our political leaders must be honest and forthcoming with data that will allow citizens to use facts and figures to judge for themselves what state Social Security is in.
~By Grace Napolitano ~


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


Photography is about finding out what can happen in the frame. When you put four edges around some facts, you change those facts.
~By Garry Winogrand ~


People will generally accept facts as truth only if the facts agree with what they already believe.
~By Andy Rooney ~


A pun does not commonly justify a blow in return. But if a blow were given for such cause, and death ensued, the jury would be judges both of the facts and of the pun, and might, if the latter were of an aggravated character, return a verdict of justifiable homicide.
~By Oliver Wendell Holmes ~


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 ~


The quarrel of the sociologists with the historians is that the latter have learned so much about how to do it that they have forgotten what to do. They have become so skilled in finding facts that they have no use for the truths that would make the facts worth finding.
~By Albion W. Small ~


I make up my opinions from facts and reasoning, and not to suit any body but myself. If people don't like my opinions, it makes little difference as I don't solicit their opinions or votes.
~By William Tecumseh Sherman ~


There is a class, moreover, by whom all these scientific theories, and more are held as ascertained facts, and as the basis of philosophical inferences which strike at the root of theistic beliefs.
~By Asa Gray ~


May this plain statement of facts prevail on the friends of the rising generation to interpose for their welfare; that the education of children may no longer be to parent and master a lottery, in which the prizes bear no proportion to the enormous number of blanks.
~By Joseph Lancaster ~


I worked hard at memorizing lists of facts and figures, and carried with me a book of facts.
~By Charles Van Doren ~


While day by day the overzealous student stores up facts for future use, he who has learned to trust nature finds need for ever fewer external directions. He will discard formula after formula, until he reaches the conclusion: Let nature take its course.
~By Larry Bird ~


But when you see personal artifacts relating to - by genealogy at least - a living human being, it was just more impressive to me than just about anything I've ever read about slavery before.
~By Bob Edwards ~


Those who believe in God because their experience of life and the facts of nature prove his existence must have led sheltered lives and closed their hearts to the voice of their brothers' blood.
~By Walter Kaufmann ~


For us, Marxism is always open because there are always new xperiences, there are always new facts, including facts about the past, which have to be incorporated in the corpus of scientific socialism.
~By Ernest Mandel ~


If observed facts of undoubted accuracy will not fit any of the alternatives it leaves open, the system itself is in need of reconstruction.
~By Talcott Parsons ~


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 ~


There is other disturbing facts surround the hideous 911 attacks, which my family and I could see from the third floor bathroom window of our homes!
~By Amiri Baraka ~


Here are the facts we confront. No one is against conservation. No one is against alternative fuel sources.
~By J. D. Hayworth ~


A man is the whole encyclopedia of facts.
~By Ralph Waldo Emerson ~


As far as I know, only a small minority of mathematicians, even of those with Platonist views, accept the idea that there may be mathematical facts which are true but unknowable.
~By Abraham Robinson ~


A theoretical system does not merely state facts which have been observed and that logically deducible relations to other facts which have also been observed.
~By Talcott Parsons ~


I would like that to be known; these facts are in the summary which I think is a very good one.
~By John Sherman Cooper ~


Nothing matters but the facts. Without them, the science of criminal investigation is nothing more than a guessing game.
~By Blake Edwards ~


The difference between ignorant and educated people is that the latter know more facts. But that has nothing to do with whether they are stupid or intelligent.
~By Neal Stephenson ~


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 ~


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 ~


The bases for historical knowledge are not empirical facts but written texts, even if these texts masquerade in the guise of wars or revolutions.
~By Paul Deman ~


How, possibly, could the police have made the 'mistake' of charging the wrong man with the notorious Red Light Bandit crimes? That also is something that is fully revealed in the Pandora's Box of facts I have prepared.
~By Caryl Chessman ~


I think fiction is a very serious thing, that while it is fiction, it is also a revelation of truth, or facts.
~By John McGahern ~


The world is the totality of facts, not of things.
~By Ludwig Wittgenstein ~


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 ~


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 ~


The sway of alcohol over mankind is unquestionably due to its power to stimulate the mystical faculties of human nature, usually crushed to earth by the cold facts and dry criticisms of the sober hour.
~By William James ~


As a world view, Darwinism cannot of course be refuted, since Faith is, always has been, and always will be, stronger than facts.
~By Francis Parker Yockey ~


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


All political thinking for years past has been vitiated in the same way. People can foresee the future only when it coincides with their own wishes, and the most grossly obvious facts can be ignored when they are unwelcome.
~By George Orwell ~


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


It has something to do with the facts and the law and who the judges are. So I think lawyers sometimes exaggerate their role in winning and losing. Lawyers do have a role, and a major role, but they're not the only players in this game.
~By Floyd Abrams ~


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 ~


The grand aim of all science is to cover the greatest number of empirical facts by logical deduction from the smallest number of hypotheses or axioms.
~By Albert Einstein ~


She always says, my lord, that facts are like cows. If you look them in the face hard enough they generally run away.
~By Dorothy L. Sayers ~


Exclusively oral cultures are unencumbered by dead knowledge, dead facts. Libraries, on the other hand, are full of them.
~By Huston Smith ~


To be conscious that you are ignorant of the facts is a great step to knowledge.
~By Benjamin Disraeli ~


Sometimes paranoia's just having all the facts.
~By William S. Burroughs ~


Power when wielded by abnormal energy is the most serious of facts.
~By Henry B. Adams ~


Surely it is time to examine into the meaning of words and the nature of things, and to arrive at simple facts, not received upon the dictum of learned authorities, but upon attentive personal observation of what is passing around us.
~By Francis Wright ~


We are not afraid to entrust the American people with unpleasant facts, foreign ideas, alien philosophies, and competitive values. For a nation that is afraid to let its people judge the truth and falsehood in an open market is a nation that is afraid of its people.
~By John F. Kennedy ~


Facts are the air of scientists. Without them you can never fly.
~By Linus Pauling ~


We talked about the Internet and Wikipedia and how facts and history are being collectively created online.
~By Joichi Ito ~


I deal in facts.
~By Louis Freeh ~


With time, many of the facts I learned were forgotten but I never lost the excitement of discovery.
~By Paul Berg ~


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 ~


Definition of Statistics: The science of producing unreliable facts from reliable figures.
~By Evan Esar ~


Scientia is knowledge. It is only in the popular mind that it is equated with facts.
~By John Charles Polanyi ~


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 ~


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 ~


I don't make jokes. I just watch the government and report the facts.
~By Will Rogers ~


The most difficult thing in any negotiation, almost, is making sure that you strip it of the emotion and deal with the facts. And there was a considerable challenge to that here and understandably so.
~By Howard Baker ~


My reading is extremely eclectic. Lately I've been teaching myself computer graphics, so I'm reading a lot about that. I read books of trivia, of facts.
~By Jack Prelutsky ~


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


Married life requires shared mystery even when all the facts are known.
~By Richard Ford ~


It can hardly be denied that such a demand quite arbitrarily limits the facts which are to be admitted as possible causes of the events which occur in the real world.
~By Friedrich August von Hayek ~


I am turned into a sort of machine for observing facts and grinding out conclusions.
~By Charles Darwin ~


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 ~


He has a number of curious facts in illustration of the power of mere goodness to protect against outrage.
~By George Combe ~


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


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 ~


There are no facts, only interpretations.
~By Friedrich Nietzsche ~


Metaphors are much more tenacious than facts.
~By Paul de Man ~


You check to see the facts are correct where business is concerned but if I read everything that was written about me, I'd end up feeling totally insecure about myself.
~By Elle Macpherson ~


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 ~


Proceeding further, to inquire whether the facts related by the Four Evangelists are proved by competent and satisfactory evidence, we are led, first, to consider on which side lies the burden of establishing the credibility of the witnesses.
~By Simon Greenleaf ~


General principles... are to the facts as the root and sap of a tree are to its leaves.
~By Samuel Taylor Coleridge ~


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 ~


If there's ever a place where you can't argue that you can put the facts over here and the text over there and see if they fit, it is surely in anthropology.
~By Clifford Geertz ~


There's no such thing as 'facts of life'. Only standing theories that haven't been disproved as of yet.
~By Simon Travaglia ~


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 ~


My mind seems to have become a kind of machine for grinding general laws out of large collections of facts.
~By Charles Darwin ~


Science is knowledge arranged and classified according to truth, facts, and the general laws of nature.
~By Luther Burbank ~


There are no eternal facts, as there are no absolute truths.
~By Friedrich Nietzsche ~


When you decide to do this kind of music then you just accept the facts.
~By Gary Numan ~


Telling a teenager the facts of life is like giving a fish a bath.
~By Arnold H. Glasow ~


Never face facts; if you do you'll never get up in the morning.
~By Marlo Thomas ~


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 ~


When does she do all this thinking? We're together all the time but she thinks deeply about things and with feeling and she can remember the facts. We've been married 48 years.
~By Alan Alda ~


We give you the facts. I told you information is power - knowledge is power. We can't be in an ideological battle to redeem the soul of this country if we don't have the facts.
~By Tavis Smiley ~

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