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124 Greatest Quotes About Facts


All generous minds have a horror of what are commonly called 'Facts'. They are the brute beasts of the intellectual domain. Thomas Hobbes
This is one of those cases in which the imagination is baffled by the facts. Adam Smith
Any time you tolerate mediocrity in others, it increases your mediocrity, An important attribute in successful people is their impatience with negative thinking and negative acting people. Colin Powell
The truth is more important than the facts. Frank Lloyd Wright
Sometimes I'm like Dory from Finding Nemo. I can't remember facts. Justin Bieber
I definitely connected to the fact that life gets out of control and you end up doing things and wishing you were doing other things instead. Adam Sandler
Love must be proven by facts and not by reasons. Pablo Picasso
The fact is, the truth will come out. The truth will come out when it's time. Snoop Dogg
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. John Adams
If you are really great, you will let others discover this fact from your actions. Napoleon Hill
You can spend your whole life building a wall of facts between you and anything real. Chuck Palahniuk
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. Niels Bohr
Facts are stubborn things, but statistics are pliable. Mark Twain
The world of those who are happy is different from the world of those who are not. Ludwig Wittgenstein
I never let the facts get in the way of the truth! Farley Mowat
I am not one of those who in expressing opinions confine themselves to facts. Mark Twain
We are part of this universe; we are in this universe, but perhaps more important than both of those facts, is that the universe is in us. Neil deGrasse Tyson
The world, we are told, was made especially for man — a presumption not supported by all the facts. John Muir
Facts are facts and will not disappear on account of your likes. Jawaharlal Nehru
Facts speak plainer than words. Aesop
Science, my lad, is made up of mistakes, but they are mistakes which it is useful to make, because they lead little by little to the truth. Jules Verne
The moment an emotion or fact is transformed into a photograph it is no longer a fact but an opinion. Richard Avedon
Patience is a form of wisdom. It demonstrates that we understand and accept the fact that sometimes things must unfold in their own time. Jon Kabat-Zinn
Mistakes are a fact of life. It is the response to the error that counts. Nikki Giovanni
I am turned into a sort of machine for observing facts and grinding out conclusions. Charles Darwin
You can have your own opinion, but not your own facts. Talib Kweli
I remember reminding myself that beauty is an opinion, not a fact. And it has always made me feel better. Hayden Panettiere
Facts are not liberals' strong suit. Rhetoric is. Thomas Sowell
I am not an enthusiast for diversity of opinion where facts are concerned. Richard Dawkins
A fair result can be obtained only by fully stating and balancing the facts and arguments on both sides of each question." Charles Darwin. Charles Darwin
I've made peace with the fact that the things that I thought were weaknesses or flaws were just me. I like them. Sandra Bullock
It's a scientific fact that gratitude reciprocates. Matthew McConaughey
I cross out words so you will see them more; the fact that they are obscured makes you want to read them. Jean-Michel Basquiat
Facts and truth really don't have much to do with each other. William Faulkner
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. Neil Gaiman
One must accept the fact that others don’t see what you do. Louise Bourgeois
The seed must grow regardless Of the fact that it’s planted in stone. Tupac Shakur
Diplomats make it their business to conceal the facts, and politicians violently denounce the politicians of other countries. Margaret Sanger
Don't become a mere recorder of facts, but try to penetrate the mystery of their origin. Ivan Pavlov
We can have facts without thinking but we cannot have thinking without facts. John Dewey
Paganism is wholesome because it faces the facts of life. Aleister Crowley
A logical picture of facts is a thought. Ludwig Wittgenstein
The courage to be is the courage to accept oneself, in spite of being unacceptable. Paul Tillich
Sometimes legends make reality, and become more useful than the facts. Salman Rushdie
No Discourse whatsoever, can End in absolute Knowledge of Fact. Thomas Hobbes
The meaning of life consists in the fact that it makes no sense to say that life has no meaning. Niels Bohr
The degree of one's emotions varies inversely with one's knowledge of the facts. Bertrand Russell