Facts Quotes

Understand that some of your enemies are amongst your best friends.

Jean Maurice Eugne Clment Cocteau

Although our intellect always longs for clarity and certainty, our nature often finds uncertainty fascinating.

Carl von Clausewitz

Order is the pleasure of the reason; but disorder is the delight of the imagination.

Paul Claudel

As our own species is in the process of proving, one cannot have superior science and inferior morals. The combination is unstable and self-destroying.

William Clark

Too many theorists have a tendency to ignore facts that contradict their convictions.

Maurice Flix Charles Allais

Most gulls dont bother to learn more than the simplest facts of flight how to get from shore to food and back again.

Richard Bach

Words are not (except in their own little corner) facts or things: we need therefore to prise them off the world, to hold them apart from and against it, so that we can realize their inadequacies and arbitrariness, and can relook at the world without blinkers.

John Langshaw Austin

Logical rationality is neither subversive nor nonsubversive. It is simply a statement of fact.

Mark Clifton

Fiction is obliged to stick to possibilities; truth is not.

Samuel Langhorne Clemens

None but the dead have free speech.

Samuel Langhorne Clemens

God's inhumanity to man makes countless thousands mourn.

Samuel Langhorne Clemens

Statistics are no substitute for judgment.

Henry Clay

...talent and genius operate outside the rules, and theory conflicts with practice.

Carl von Clausewitz

Science demands patience.

William Clark

A man is a worker. If he is not that he is nothing.

Joseph Conrad

Formerly, if you killed a man, it was possible that you were insanebut now, if you, having friends and money, kill a man, it is evidence that you are a lunatic.

Samuel Langhorne Clemens

It is easier to make war than make peace.

Georges Clemenceau

The state of crisis is the real war; the equilibrium is nothing but its reflex.

Carl von Clausewitz

Our most dangerous tendency is to expect too much of government, and at the same time do for it too little.

Warren Gamaliel Harding

True realism consists in revealing the surprising things which habit keeps covered and prevents us from seeing.

Jean Maurice Eugne Clment Cocteau

The First Law of Journalism: to confirm existing prejudice, rather than contradict it.

Alexander Claud Cockburn

War creates its own intensity of hatred... You don't want to use force except as an absolute last resort.

Wesley Kanne Clark

Nothing could be a more serious violation of public trust than to consciously make a war based on false claims.

Wesley Kanne Clark

The more physical the activity, the less the difficulties will be. The more the activity becomes intellectual and turns into motives which exercise a determining influence on the commander's will, the more the difficulties will increase.

Carl von Clausewitz

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Updated On : March 24, 2014
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