Facts Quotes

When you approach a problem, strip yourself of preconceived opinions and prejudice, assemble and learn the facts of the situation, make the decision which seems to you to be the most honest, and then stick to it.

Chester Bowles

I have, indeed, even omitted facts, which, on account of their singularity, must in the eyes of some have appeared to border on the marvelous. But in the forests of South America such extraordinary realities are to be found, that there is assuredly no need to have recourse to fiction or the least exaggeration.

Captain J. G. Stedman

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.

Thomas Sowell

You must maintain unwavering faith that you can and will prevail in the end, regardless of the difficulties, AND at the same time, have the discipline to confront the most brutal facts of your current reality, whatever they might be

Jim Collins

Teaching is more than imparting knowledge, it is inspiring change.Learning is more than absorbing facts, it is acquiring understanding.

William Arthur Ward

Acceptance is not submission; it is acknowledgement of the facts of a situation. Then deciding what you're going to do about it.

Kathleen Casey Theisen

A human being is seldom bothered with insufficient data; often the less he has the more willing he is to give a firm opinion; and man prefers some answer, even a wrong one, to the requirement that he dig deeper and find out the facts.

Mark Clifton

The search for static security - in the law and elsewhere - is misguided. The fact is security can only be achieved through constant change, adapting old ideas that have outlived their usefulness to current facts

William Osler

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

Mark Twain

It could probably be shown by facts and figures that there is no distinctly native American criminal class except Congress

Mark Twain

To-day we have fewer dogmas, but I think that we have stronger principles. By a dogma I mean a deduction from facts which is only valid under certain conditions, and which becomes untrue if those conditions change. By a principle I mean something that is an eternal and universal truth.

John Buchan, 1st Baron Tweedsmuir

In science, all facts, no matter how trivial or banal, enjoy democratic equality

Mary McCarthy

We will never have all the facts to make a perfect judgement, but with the aid of basic experience we must leap bravely into the future.

Russell R McIntyre

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

Gary Winogrand

Facts are God's arguments; we should be careful never to misunderstand or pervert them

Tryon Edwards

To some lawyers, all facts are created equal

Felix Frankfurter

All anyone can see in a birthchart are tendencies that will become facts if he does not do something to alter them.

Isabel Hickey

The facts are always friendly, every bit of evidence one can acquire, in any area, leads one that much closer to what is true.

Carl Rogers

Doubts÷often beget the facts they fear.

Thomas Jefferson

An autobiography can distort, facts can be realigned. But fiction never lies. It reveals the writer totally.

V. S. Naipaul

Paranoia is knowing all the facts.

Woody Allen

Where facts are few, experts are many.

Donald R. Gannon

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

John F. Kennedy

I'm not sure I want popular opinion on my side -- I've noticed those with the most opinions often have the fewest facts.

Bethania McKenstry

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