Facts Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Facts

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Theories that go counter to the facts of human nature are foredoomed.
~By Edith Hamilton ~


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 ~


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 ~


Looking back 25 years later, what I may say is that the facts have been far better than the dreams. In the long course of cell life on this earth it remained, for our age for our generation, to receive the full ownership of our inheritance.
~By Albert Claude ~


Whether the story reflects the facts is obviously a different matter.
~By Kenneth Starr ~


Every woman needs to know the facts. And the fact is, when it comes to breast cancer, every woman is at risk.
~By Debbie Wasserman Schultz ~


The Administration should never have walked away from the Kyoto Treaty. Global warming is real and it is here today. The facts aren't the issue. The policy is the issue. I think the Administration's policy on global warming is dead wrong.
~By Ted Kulongoski ~


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


I am not making spiteful assertions now but merely stating the facts-that, for instance, among Hungarian generals there is such a considerable percentage of men of German origin, who of course had, in most cases, to alter their names if they wanted to get anywhere.
~By Heinrich Himmler ~


Optimism doesn't wait on facts. It deals with prospects. Pessimism is a waste of time.
~By Norman Cousins ~


I have barely time to give you a brief statement of facts as I find them.
~By John White Geary ~


There seem to me to be very few facts, at least ascertainable facts, in politics.
~By Robert Peel ~


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 ~


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


In science, all facts, no matter how trivial or banal, enjoy democratic equality.
~By Mary McCarthy ~


Rude contact with facts chased my visions and dreams quickly away, and in their stead I beheld the horrors, the corruption, the evils and hypocrisy of society, and as I stood among them, a young wife, a great wail of agony went out from my soul.
~By Victoria Woodhull ~


Things need not have happened to be true. Tales and adventures are the shadow truths that will endure when mere facts are dust and ashes and forgotten.
~By Neil Gaiman ~


I'm duty-bound to follow the law and apply to the law to the facts as I find them.
~By Stephanie Tubbs Jones ~


I criticize a lot of players and coaches. But I back it up with facts. A lot of times guys get mad at me because someone told them what I said. I say, 'You're wrong: Go check the tape.'
~By Phil Simms ~


Every religion is true one way or another. It is true when understood metaphorically. But when it gets stuck in its own metaphors, interpreting them as facts, then you are in trouble.
~By Joseph Campbell ~


From principles is derived probability, but truth or certainty is obtained only from facts.
~By Tom Stoppard ~


Sometimes legends make reality, and become more useful than the facts.
~By Salman Rushdie ~


I want to hold a series of meetings all over the country and get the facts before the American people.
~By Mary Harris Jones ~


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 ~


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 ~


We often attribute 'understanding' and other cognitive predicates by metaphor and analogy to cars, adding machines, and other artifacts, but nothing is proved by such attributions.
~By John Searle ~


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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


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


We need to ask our policy makers and those we elect to office who are supposed to make decisions to give us the evidence of the facts that are behind the decisions that we make. We should be skeptical.
~By Dixie Lee Ray ~


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


With acknowledgement of residues, we can be more easily prepared to grant the unit of science, the overlapping of disciplines, and the total coherence of all facts.
~By Kenneth L. Pike ~


When I was there, something clicked in my head; I found myself interviewing people, searching out facts and figures. Later on I became much more self-conscious of what I was doing.
~By Joe Sacco ~


I often wish... that I could rid the world of the tyranny of facts. What are facts but compromises? A fact merely marks the point where we have agreed to let investigation cease.
~By Bliss Carman ~


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 ~


The effectiveness of our memory banks is determined not by the total number of facts we take in, but the number we wish to reject.
~By Jon Wynne-Tyson ~


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


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


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


I knew the wild riders and the vacant land were about to vanish forever... and the more I considered the subject, the bigger the forever loomed. Without knowing how to do it, I began to record some facts around me, and the more I looked the more the panorama unfolded.
~By Frederic Remington ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


I deal in facts.
~By Louis Freeh ~


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


So sometimes the facts are good and sometimes the facts are bad, the important thing from the point of view of a principle as broad and important as freedom of speech is that the courts articulate and set forth in a very protective way what those principles are.
~By Floyd Abrams ~


The facts are the vice president's company that he was CEO of, that did business with sworn enemies of the United States, paid millions of dollars in fines for providing false financial information, it's under investigation for bribing foreign officials.
~By John Edwards ~


To do so, we are creating a Fairness for Switzerland Committee that will not only disseminate some of the facts, but also protect a relationship that is important to all of us in North America.
~By Peter Munk ~


In the plays - that's where I go crazy. But my prose has a much lighter touch; it's not trying to thrill with language, just to be more truthful. I'm not concerned with the accuracy of anything. We don't get to the truth of anything with facts.
~By Denis Johnson ~


Facts are God's arguments; we should be careful never to misunderstand or pervert them.
~By Tryon Edwards ~


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 ~


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


Let's face facts, this is visual medium, there's a very high premium put on people who are good-looking. But the minute you rely on that you get yourself in trouble. You certainly don't make a career out of that anymore as an actor.
~By Alec Baldwin ~


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 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 ~


The most terrifying moment in my life was October 1962, during the Cuban Missile Crisis. I did not know all the facts - we have learned only recently how close we were to war - but I knew enough to make me tremble.
~By Joseph Rotblat ~


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


Everyone is entitled to his own opinion, but not his own facts.
~By Daniel Patrick Moynihan ~


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


In approaching our subject it will be best, without attempting to shorten the path by referring to famous theories of the drama, to start directly from the facts, and to collect from them gradually an idea of Shakespearean Tragedy.
~By Andrew Coyle Bradley ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


To the fantastic mental illness of Rationalism, hard facts are regrettable things, and to talk about them is to create them.
~By Francis Parker Yockey ~


That's always an interesting concept when you try to make your dream into a reality and you come up against the facts of exactly what it is you're attempting to do.
~By Karl Urban ~


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 ~


Seek truth from facts.
~By Deng Xiaoping ~


Mr. Speaker, the Delaware River deepening project is important for my constituents, for our region and for the entire nation. I trust that, when they examine the facts about it, every one of my colleagues will join me in supporting it.
~By Robert Brady ~


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


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


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


When it comes to atoms, language can be used only as in poetry. The poet, too, is not nearly so concerned with describing facts as with creating images.
~By Niels Bohr ~


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 ~


Science is facts.
~By Henri Poincare ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


You're under pressure when you produce facts. You're working with facts in journalism, but you're under all kinds of formal constraints; there are expectations.
~By Denis Johnson ~


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 ~


To the present writer a careful study of the facts now available seems to leave no doubt that civilization was born at the southeast corner of the Mediterranean.
~By James H. Breasted ~


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 ~


Facts are counterrevolutionary.
~By Eric Hoffer ~


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 ~


Since the masses are always eager to believe something, for their benefit nothing is so easy to arrange as facts.
~By Charles Maurice de Talleyrand ~


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 ~


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 ~


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

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