Facts Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Facts

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I am more fond of achieving than striving. My theories must prove to be facts or be discarded as worthless. My efforts must soon be crowned with success, or discontinued.
~By Carolyn Wells ~


The fundamental laws of physics do not describe true facts about reality. Rendered as descriptions of facts, they are false; amended to be true, they lose their explanatory force.
~By Nancy Cartwright ~


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 began the study of medicine, impelled by a desire for knowledge of facts and of man. The resolution to do disciplined work tied me to both laboratory and clinic for a long time to come.
~By Karl Jaspers ~


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


Practical politics consists in ignoring facts.
~By Henry B. Adams ~


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 ~


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 ~


In so far as such a theory is empirically correct it will also tell us what empirical facts it should be possible to observe in a given set of circumstances.
~By Talcott Parsons ~


Seek truth from facts.
~By Deng Xiaoping ~


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 ~


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 ~


Education is not the piling on of learning, information, data, facts, skills, or abilities - that's training or instruction - but is rather making visible what is hidden as a seed.
~By Thomas Moore ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


If all consciousness is subject to essential laws in a manner similar to that in which spatial reality is subject to mathematical laws, then these essential laws will be of most fertile significance in investigating facts of the conscious life of human and brute animals.
~By Edmund Husserl ~


Facts are stubborn things.
~By Ronald Reagan ~


Facts are many, but the truth is one.
~By Rabindranath Tagore ~


You may have read that I went to M.I.T. In 1982 I filled out a Who's Who survey with joking responses, and they never bothered to check the facts.
~By Chevy Chase ~


We ask the great masses of India to be patient a short time longer, while the cause of freedom is being fought out, not because we want to delay, but because the hard facts of war make a complete change impossible at the moment.
~By Stafford Cripps ~


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 ~


The main facts in human life are five: birth, food, sleep, love and death.
~By E. M. Forster ~


The trouble with facts is that there are so many of them.
~By Samuel McChord Crothers ~


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


Instead of explaining the sober facts of mechanics and electricity, I want to say a few words about the debt which we owe to youth; and with your permission I shall consider you as representing here not only the academic youth of Sweden nor even of Europe but also of America.
~By Felix Bloch ~


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


The supernatural birth of Christ, his miracles, his resurrection and ascension, remain eternal truths, whatever doubts may be cast on their reality as historical facts.
~By David Friedrich Strauss ~


Alcohol is necessary for a man so that he can have a good opinion of himself, undisturbed be the facts.
~By Finley Peter Dunne ~


It could probably be shown by facts and figures that there is no distinctly native criminal class except Congress.
~By Mark Twain ~


Customs and convictions change; respectable people are the last to know, or to admit, the change, and the ones most offended by fresh reflections of the facts in the mirror of art.
~By John Updike ~


I believe that imagination is stronger than knowledge. That myth is more potent than history. That dreams are more powerful than facts. That hope always triumphs over experience. That laughter is the only cure for grief. And I believe that love is stronger than death.
~By Robert Fulghum ~


Paganism is wholesome because it faces the facts of life.
~By Aleister Crowley ~


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


The way to do research is to attack the facts at the point of greatest astonishment.
~By Celia Green ~


I have a theory about the human mind. A brain is a lot like a computer. It will only take so many facts, and then it will go on overload and blow up.
~By Erma Bombeck ~


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 ~


I don't use composers. I research music the way I research the photographs or the facts in my scripts.
~By Ken Burns ~


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 ~


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


My style is where you see the individual and where a personality is communicated through actions, decisions, single objects and facts, where the whole draws together to form a history.
~By Martin Kippenberger ~


Mankind is divided into rich and poor, into property owners and exploited; and to abstract oneself from this fundamental division; and from the antagonism between poor and rich means abstracting oneself from fundamental facts.
~By Joseph Stalin ~


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


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 ~


But I love honesty, and, therefore; do I make great account of facts.
~By Gerrit Smith ~


To conclude that women are unfitted to the task of our historic society seems to me the equivalent of closing male eyes to female facts.
~By Lyndon B. Johnson ~


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 ~


Facts are not science - as the dictionary is not literature.
~By Martin H. Fischer ~


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 ~


Physiology and psychology cover, between them, the field of vital phenomena; they deal with the facts of life at large, and in particular with the facts of human life.
~By Wilhelm Wundt ~


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 ~


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 ~


Don't confuse facts with reality.
~By Robert D. Ballard ~


There's a world of difference between truth and facts. Facts can obscure the truth.
~By Maya Angelou ~


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


We don't focus as much in schools on educational knowledge which requires thinking and application, as we do on acquiring facts.
~By William Glasser ~


Facts are stubborn, but statistics are more pliable.
~By Mark Twain ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


There are three principal means of acquiring knowledge... observation of nature, reflection, and experimentation. Observation collects facts; reflection combines them; experimentation verifies the result of that combination.
~By Denis Diderot ~


The existence of inherent limits of experience in no way settles the question about the subordination of facts of the human world to our knowledge of matter.
~By Wilhelm Dilthey ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


Facts and truth really don't have much to do with each other.
~By William Faulkner ~


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 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 ~


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 ~


We used to speak familiarly of an agent, now do more, who was accustomed to manufacture evidence, and to invent facts in his cases, or at least to alter the aspects of facts to such an extent that they might fairly be viewed as new.
~By George Combe ~


Let us take things as we find them: let us not attempt to distort them into what they are not... We cannot make facts. All our wishing cannot change them. We must use them.
~By John Henry Newman ~


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 ~


My music will go on forever. Maybe it's a fool say that, but when me know facts me can say facts. My music will go on forever.
~By Bob Marley ~


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 ~


Let me share some facts with you about the law in most of our country. California is in many ways a little different from the rest of the world, and California has better gun laws than many states, although California's need to be improved.
~By Michael D. Barnes ~


I don't think his life has been in any way disfigured by the film. The film did disclose some difficult facts.
~By Martin Bashir ~


Personal experiences affect the facts that judges choose to see.
~By Sonia Sotomayor ~


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


Instead of establishing facts, we have to overthrow errors; instead of ascertaining what is, we have to chase from our imaginations what is not.
~By Francis Wright ~


Internationalism is a community theory of society which is founded on economic, spiritual, and biological facts. It maintains that respect for a healthy development of human society and of world civilization requires that mankind be organized internationally.
~By Christian Lous Lange ~


Obviously the facts are never just coming at you but are incorporated by an imagination that is formed by your previous experience. Memories of the past are not memories of facts but memories of your imaginings of the facts.
~By Philip Roth ~


We apply law to facts. We don't apply feelings to facts.
~By Sonia Sotomayor ~


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 ~


The facts fairly and honestly presented; truth will take care of itself.
~By William Allen White ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


There are many facts showing that Putin's people enriched themselves by using power mechanisms so that's why for them losing power means losing their fortunes.
~By Garry Kasparov ~


Howard Dean is not the first politician to distort facts in his own interests. But many activists in the party he now leads are puzzled over what he thinks he is accomplishing politically. Is it good politics to contend that Iraq was better off under Saddam Hussein than even a flawed Islamic republic?
~By Robert Novak ~


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 ~


The fewer the facts, the stronger the opinion.
~By Arnold H. Glasow ~


I want this book to be facts, to be important, to be history.
~By Anatoli Boukreev ~


Facts do not speak for themselves. They speak for or against competing theories. Facts divorced from theories or visions are mere isolated curiosities.
~By Thomas Sowell ~

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