Quotations that match 'facts'.

Knowledge is a process of piling up facts; wisdom lies in their simplification. Martin Henry Fischer
[ Facts Knowledge Lies Piling Process Simplification Their Up Wisdom]
So I think it's important to communicate with the people in terms of what the real facts are on these proposals and try to have a discussion and a dialogue that gives people information. I think they're hungry for that rather than just political rhetoric. John Podesta
[ Communicate Dialogue Discussion Facts Gives Hungry Important Information Just Political Proposals Rather Real Rhetoric Terms Than These Think Try]
Our esteem for facts has not neutralized in us all religiousness. It is itself almost religious. Our scientific temper is devout. William James
[ Almost Devout Esteem Facts Itself Neutralized Our Religious Scientific Temper Us]
How, possibly, could the police have made the 'mistake' of charging the wrong man with the notorious Red Light Bandit crimes? That also is something that is fully revealed in the Pandora's Box of facts I have prepared. Caryl Chessman
[ Also Bandit Box Charging Could Crimes Facts Fully How Light Made Man Mistake Notorious Police Possibly Prepared Red Revealed Something Wrong]
Our experiments not only proved the existence of a nervous apparatus in the above-mentioned glands, but also disclosed some facts clearly showing the participation of these nerves in normal activity. Ivan Pavlov
[ Activity Also Apparatus Clearly Disclosed Existence Experiments Facts Glands Nerves Nervous Normal Only Our Participation Proved Showing Some These]
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. Edmund Husserl
[ Animals Brute Conscious Consciousness Essential Facts Fertile Human Investigating Laws Life Manner Mathematical Most Reality Significance Similar Spatial Subject Then These Which Will]
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. Chevy Chase
[ Bothered Check Facts Filled Joking May Never Out Read Responses Survey Went]
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. Jon Wynne-Tyson
[ Banks Determined Effectiveness Facts Memory Number Our Reject Take Total Wish]
If you ever want to get the facts straight about me or the Batman, please write to the original source, myself, for the truth, instead of second guessing. Bob Kane
[ Batman Ever Facts Get Guessing Instead Myself Original Please Second Source Straight Truth Want Write]
But, as we have before been led to remark, most of Mr. Darwin's statements elude, by their vagueness and incompleteness, the test of Natural History facts. Richard Owen
[ Been Before Darwin Elude Facts History Incompleteness Led Most Mr Natural Remark Statements Test Their Vagueness]
We may either proceed from principles to facts, or recede from facts to principles. Henry Mayhew
[ Either Facts May Principles Proceed Recede]
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. Felix Bloch
[ Academic Also America Consider Debt Electricity Europe Even Explaining Facts Few Here Instead Mechanics Nor Only Owe Permission Representing Say Shall Sober Sweden Want Which Words Your Youth]
If you get all the facts, your judgment can be right; if you don't get all the facts, it can't be right. Bernard Baruch
[ Facts Get Judgment Right Your]
Don't become a mere recorder of facts, but try to penetrate the mystery of their origin. Ivan Pavlov
[ Become Facts Mere Mystery Origin Penetrate Recorder Their Try]
Paganism is wholesome because it faces the facts of life. Aleister Crowley
[ Because Faces Facts Life Paganism Wholesome]
What is a historian, anyway? It is someone who uses facts to record the development of humanity. Lion Feuchtwanger
[ Anyway Development Facts Historian Humanity Record Someone Uses]
Every man has a right to his opinion, but no man has a right to be wrong in his facts. Bernard Baruch
[ Every Facts His Man Opinion Right Wrong]
A fact must be assimilated with, or discriminated fromm, some other fact or facts, in order to be raised to the dignity of a truth, and made to convey the least knowledge to the mind. Henry Mayhew
[ Assimilated Convey Dignity Discriminated Fact Facts Knowledge Least Made Mind Must Order Other Raised Some Truth]
If the facts are contrary to any predictions, then the hypothesis is wrong no matter how appealing. David Douglass
[ Any Appealing Contrary Facts How Hypothesis Matter Predictions Then Wrong]
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. Albert Claude
[ Age Back Been Better Cell Course Dreams Earth Facts Far Full Generation Inheritance Later Life Long Looking May Our Ownership Receive Remained Say Than Years]
I don't think his life has been in any way disfigured by the film. The film did disclose some difficult facts. Martin Bashir
[ Any Been Did Difficult Disclose Facts Film His Life Some Think Way]
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. Michael D. Barnes
[ Although Better California Country Different Facts Gun Improved Law Laws Little Many Most Need Our Rest Share Some States Than Ways World]
Facts are the air of scientists. Without them you can never fly. Linus Pauling Science
[ Air Facts Fly Never Scientists Them Without]
The historian is, by definition, absolutely incapable of observing the facts which he examines. Marc Bloch
[ Absolutely Definition Examines Facts Historian Incapable Observing Which]
Depend upon it there comes a time when for every addition of knowledge you forget something that you knew before. It is of the highest importance, therefore, not to have useless facts elbowing out the useful ones. Arthur Conan Doyle
[ Addition Before Comes Depend Every Facts Forget Highest Importance Knew Knowledge Ones Out Something Therefore Time Upon Useful Useless]
We talked about the Internet and Wikipedia and how facts and history are being collectively created online. Joichi Ito
[ Being Collectively Created Facts History How Internet Online Talked]
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. Abraham Robinson
[ Accept Even Facts Far Idea Know Mathematical Mathematicians May Minority Only Small Those True Unknowable Views Which]
Optimism doesn't wait on facts. It deals with prospects. Pessimism is a waste of time. Norman Cousins
[ Deals Facts Optimism Pessimism Prospects Time Wait Waste]
Part of the reason that our politics seems so tough right now and facts and science and argument does not seem to be winning the day all the time is because we're hardwired not to always think clearly when we're scared. Barack Obama
[ Always Argument Because Clearly Day Does Facts Now Our Part Politics Reason Right Scared Science Seem Seems Think Time Tough Winning]
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. Julius Wellhausen
[ Accordance Assign Brought Facts Historical Issue Judgment King Movement Only Place Pronounced Reformation Therefore Victorious Which Within]
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. Joe Sacco
[ Became Clicked Doing Facts Figures Found Head Interviewing Later More Much Myself Out Searching Self-Conscious Something]
The interpretation of facts in a certain way stimulates other scientists' thoughts. Robert Barany
[ Certain Facts Interpretation Other Scientists Stimulates Thoughts Way]
Claims of right and insistence upon obligations may depend upon treaty stipulations, or upon the rules of international law, or upon the sense of natural justice applied to the circumstances of a particular case, or upon disputed facts. Elihu Root
[ Applied Case Circumstances Claims Depend Disputed Facts Insistence International Justice Law May Natural Obligations Particular Right Rules Sense Treaty Upon]
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. Simon Greenleaf
[ Burden Competent Consider Credibility Establishing Evangelists Evidence Facts First Four Further Inquire Led Lies Proceeding Proved Related Satisfactory Side Whether Which Witnesses]
He has a number of curious facts in illustration of the power of mere goodness to protect against outrage. George Combe
[ Against Curious Facts Goodness Illustration Mere Number Outrage Power Protect]
The facts are on our side. Karen Hughes
[ Facts Our Side]
Listening to medical facts was not enough. People wanted one hundred percent guarantees. Ryan White
[ Enough Facts Guarantees Hundred Listening Medical Percent Wanted]
A fanatic is a man that does what he thinks the Lord would do if He knew the facts of the case. Finley Peter Dunne
[ Case Does Facts Fanatic Knew Lord Man Thinks Would]
Our job is to bring the dead facts to life. William Bernbach
[ Bring Dead Facts Job Life Our]
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. Janet Leigh
[ Dream Facts Fiction Gives Important Need Order Quite Reality Springboard Think Touch Truth Which]
These are facts, these are not imaginary things. Iyad Allawi
[ Facts Imaginary These Things]
If the president is failing to disclose material facts with regard to legislation being presented to the Congress on a question as important as war and peace, I think it does impair the level of trust that the House and the Senate have for this administration. John Dingell
[ Administration Being Congress Disclose Does Facts Failing House Impair Important Legislation Level Material Peace Presented President Question Regard Senate Think Trust War]
There is other disturbing facts surround the hideous 911 attacks, which my family and I could see from the third floor bathroom window of our homes! Amiri Baraka
[ Attacks Bathroom Could Disturbing Facts Family Floor Hideous Homes Other Our See Surround Third Which Window]
Photography is about finding out what can happen in the frame. When you put four edges around some facts, you change those facts. Garry Winogrand
[ Around Change Edges Facts Finding Four Frame Happen Out Photography Put Some Those]
Our main agenda is to have ALL guns banned. We must use whatever means possible. It doesn't matter if you have to distort facts or even lie. Our task of creating a socialist America can only succeed when those who would resist us have been totally disarmed. Sarah Brady
[ Agenda America Banned Been Creating Disarmed Distort Even Facts Guns Lie Main Matter Means Must Only Our Possible Resist Socialist Succeed Task Those Totally Us Use Whatever Would]
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. Heinrich Himmler
[ Alter Am Among Anywhere Assertions Cases Considerable Course Generals German Get Had Hungarian Instance Making Men Merely Most Names Now Origin Percentage Spiteful Stating Such Their Wanted]
To solve a problem it is necessary to think. It is necessary to think even to decide what facts to collect. Robert M. Hutchins
[ Collect Decide Even Facts Necessary Problem Solve Think]
The media tends to report rumors, speculations, and projections as facts... How does the media do this? By quoting some "expert"... you can always find some expert who will say something hopelessly hopeless about anything. Peter McWilliams
[ Always Anything Does Expert Facts Find Hopeless Hopelessly How Media Projections Quoting Report Rumors Say Some Something Speculations Tends Will]
Neither facts nor pictures seem to sink into our centers of feeling any more. Robert Welch
[ Any Centers Facts Feeling Into More Neither Nor Our Pictures Seem Sink]
I think, then, that man, after having satisfied his first longing for facts, wanted something fuller - some grouping, some adaptation to his capacity and experience, of the links of this vast chain of events which his sight could not take in. Alfred de Vigny
[ Adaptation After Capacity Chain Could Events Experience Facts First Fuller Grouping Having His Links Longing Man Satisfied Sight Some Something Take Then Think Vast Wanted Which]
One of the best known, and one of the least intelligible, facts of literary history is the lateness, in Western European Literature at any rate, of prose fiction, and the comparative absence, in the two great classical languages, of what we call by that name. George Saintsbury
[ Absence Any Best Call Classical Comparative European Facts Fiction Great History Intelligible Known Languages Least Literary Literature Name Prose Rate Two Western]
Entertaining these opinions of the course to be pursued, I beg of gentlemen to look at the question, as I have done, in a calm review of facts and of principles. Caleb Cushing
[ Beg Calm Course Done Entertaining Facts Gentlemen Look Opinions Principles Pursued Question Review These]
Face the facts of being what you are, for that is what changes what you are. Soren Kierkegaard
[ Being Changes Face Facts]
The AEC scientists were so narrowly focused on arming the United States for nuclear war that they failed to perceive facts - even widely known ones - that were outside their limited field of vision. Barry Commoner
[ Even Facts Failed Field Focused Known Limited Narrowly Nuclear Ones Outside Perceive Scientists States Their United Vision War Were Widely]
Theories that go counter to the facts of human nature are foredoomed. Edith Hamilton
[ Counter Facts Go Human Nature Theories]
Never give up. And never, under any circumstances, face the facts. Ruth Gordon
[ Any Circumstances Face Facts Give Never Under Up]
So I see that Christianity in believing in a Creator pulls together more facts, data, inner experience and ability than any mechanistic view could hold for me. Kenneth L. Pike
[ Ability Any Believing Christianity Could Creator Data Experience Facts Hold Inner More Pulls See Than Together View]
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. Martin Kippenberger
[ Actions Communicated Decisions Draws Facts Form History Individual Objects Personality See Single Style Through Together Where Whole]
The bases for historical knowledge are not empirical facts but written texts, even if these texts masquerade in the guise of wars or revolutions. Paul Deman
[ Bases Empirical Even Facts Guise Historical Knowledge Masquerade Revolutions Texts These Wars Written]
The aim of education is the knowledge not of facts but of values. William Ralph Inge
[ Aim Education Facts Knowledge Values]
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. Larry Bird
[ After Conclusion Course Day Directions Discard Ever External Facts Fewer Finds Formula Future Learned Nature Need Overzealous Reaches Stores Student Take Trust Until Up Use While Will]
A lawyer's performance in the courtroom is responsible for about 25 percent of the outcome; the remaining 75 percent depends on the facts. Melvin Belli
[ Courtroom Depends Facts Lawyer Outcome Percent Performance Remaining Responsible]
I believe that historians and analysts of historical events need the authority of facts supplied by living witnesses to the events, which they make their subject. Ibrahim Babangida
[ Analysts Authority Believe Events Facts Historians Historical Living Make Need Subject Supplied Their Which Witnesses]
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. Harry S. Truman
[ Cannot Facts Get Going Judgements Just Make Never Newspaper Proper Unless]
I grow daily to honour facts more and more, and theory less and less. A fact, it seems to me, is a great thing; a sentence printed, if not by God, then at least by the Devil. Thomas Carlyle
[ Daily Devil Fact Facts God Great Grow Honour Least Less More Printed Seems Sentence Then Theory Thing]
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. Francis Wright
[ Basis Bounds Contention Error Ever Facts Field Horizon Human Indisputable Known Must Never None Observation Once Present Religion Seen Source Stands Therefore Things Us Within]
Knowledge is power only if man knows what facts not to bother with. Robert Lynd
[ Bother Facts Knowledge Knows Man Only Power]
In science, all facts, no matter how trivial or banal, enjoy democratic equality. Mary McCarthy
[ Banal Democratic Enjoy Equality Facts How Matter Science Trivial]
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. Peter Munk
[ Also America Committee Creating Disseminate Facts Fairness Important North Only Protect Relationship Some Switzerland Us Will]
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. Alberto Giacometti
[ Been Constructed Deeply Discover Displaced Facts Images Impressions Moved Object Once Tendency Transformed Which]
Facts are stupid until brought into connection with some general law. Louis Agassiz
[ Brought Connection Facts General Into Law Some Stupid Until]
I want this book to be facts, to be important, to be history. Anatoli Boukreev
[ Book Facts History Important Want]
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
[ Atoms Comes Concerned Creating Describing Facts Images Language Nearly Only Poet Poetry Too Used]
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. Bob Marley
[ Facts Fool Forever Go Know Maybe Music Say Will]
The worst enemy of human hope is not brute facts, but men of brains who will not face them. Max Eastman
[ Brains Brute Enemy Face Facts Hope Human Men Them Will Worst]
You find that all men are successes or failures. Success is the stamp of truth. I will say all men who fail to place their feet on the dome of facts do so by not sieving all truth and throwing the faulty to one side. Andrew Taylor Still
[ Dome Facts Fail Failures Faulty Feet Find Men Place Say Side Stamp Success Successes Their Throwing Truth Will]
Since the masses are always eager to believe something, for their benefit nothing is so easy to arrange as facts. Charles Maurice de Talleyrand
[ Always Arrange Believe Benefit Eager Easy Facts Masses Nothing Since Something Their]
I'm just one of the kids, and all because the students at Hamilton Heights High School listened to the facts, educated their parents and themselves, and believed in me. Ryan White
[ Because Believed Educated Facts Hamilton Heights High Just Kids Listened Parents School Students Their Themselves]
We do not talk - we bludgeon one another with facts and theories gleaned from cursory readings of newspapers, magazines and digests. Henry Miller
[ Another Bludgeon Digests Facts Magazines Newspapers Readings Talk Theories]
To some lawyers, all facts are created equal. Felix Frankfurter Legal
[ Created Equal Facts Lawyers Some]
Some days you must learn a great deal. But you should also have days when you allow what is already in you to swell up and touch everything. If you never let that happen, then you just accumulate facts, and they begin to rattle around inside of you. E. L. Konigsburg
[ Accumulate Allow Already Also Around Begin Days Deal Everything Facts Great Happen Inside Just Learn Must Never Rattle Should Some Swell Then Touch Up]
Sometimes paranoia's just having all the facts. William S. Burroughs
[ Facts Having Just Paranoia Sometimes]
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. Garry Kasparov
[ Enriched Facts Fortunes Losing Many Means Mechanisms Power Putin Showing Their Them Themselves Using Why]
The degree of one's emotions varies inversely with one's knowledge of the facts. Bertrand Russell
[ Degree Emotions Facts Inversely Knowledge Varies]
I deal in facts. Louis Freeh
[ Deal Facts]
Facts are, insurance ratings are really dependent on the notion that some people are higher risk than others. Patrick J. Kennedy
[ Dependent Facts Higher Insurance Notion Others Ratings Really Risk Some Than]
To the fantastic mental illness of Rationalism, hard facts are regrettable things, and to talk about them is to create them. Francis Parker Yockey
[ Create Facts Fantastic Hard Illness Mental Rationalism Regrettable Talk Them Things]
Theory helps us to bear our ignorance of facts. George Santayana
[ Bear Facts Helps Ignorance Our Theory Us]
Science is facts. Henri Poincare
[ Facts Science]
I would like that to be known; these facts are in the summary which I think is a very good one. John Sherman Cooper
[ Facts Good Known Summary These Think Very Which Would]
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. Denis Johnson
[ Constraints Expectations Facts Formal Journalism Kinds Pressure Produce Under Working]
My business is to teach my aspirations to confirm themselves to fact, not to try and make facts harmonize with my aspirations. Thomas Huxley
[ Aspirations Business Confirm Fact Facts Harmonize Make Teach Themselves Try]
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. Christian Lous Lange
[ Biological Civilization Community Development Economic Facts Founded Healthy Human Internationalism Internationally Maintains Mankind Organized Requires Respect Society Spiritual Theory Which World]
He is indebted to his memory for his jests and to his imagination for his facts. Richard Brinsley Sheridan
[ Facts His Imagination Indebted Jests Memory]
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. Denis Johnson
[ Accuracy Anything Concerned Crazy Facts Get Go Just Language Lighter More Much Plays Prose Thrill Touch Truth Truthful Trying Where]
Part of the reason that our politics seems so tough right now and facts and science and argument does not seem to be winning the day all the time is because we're hardwired not to always think clearly when we're scared. And the country's scared. Barack Obama
[ Always Argument Because Clearly Country Day Does Facts Now Our Part Politics Reason Right Scared Science Seem Seems Think Time Tough Winning]
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. Henry Mayhew
[ According Elements Fact Facts Ideas Matters Mere Merely None Themselves Truths Useless Utterly Your]
The way to do research is to attack the facts at the point of greatest astonishment. Celia Green
[ Astonishment Attack Facts Greatest Point Research Way]
Never face facts; if you do you'll never get up in the morning. Marlo Thomas
[ Face Facts Get Morning Never Up]
We want the facts to fit the preconceptions. When they don't it is easier to ignore the facts than to change the preconceptions. Jessamyn West
[ Change Easier Facts Fit Ignore Preconceptions Than Want]
The facts of life are very stubborn things. Cleveland Amory
[ Facts Life Stubborn Things Very]
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. Robert Mueller
[ Agents Always Analysts Extrapolate Facts Going Interpret Investigations Mean Others Partial Tell Them Those Trying Where Whether]
Whatever hysteria exists is inflamed by mystery, suspicion and secrecy. Hard and exact facts will cool it. Elia Kazan
[ Cool Exact Exists Facts Hard Hysteria Inflamed Mystery Secrecy Suspicion Whatever Will]
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. Wilhelm Dilthey
[ Existence Experience Facts Human Inherent Knowledge Limits Matter Our Question Settles Subordination Way World]
Once I had all the facts in, I found I didn't have the immoral courage to pull the caper. So I wrote it as a story. As a teenager, I didn't have any skills for writing as such, so it came out in 1500 words. Theodore Sturgeon
[ Any Came Courage Facts Found Had Immoral Once Out Pull Skills Story Such Teenager Words Writing Wrote]
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. Dixie Lee Ray
[ Ask Behind Decisions Elect Evidence Facts Give Make Makers Need Office Our Policy Should Skeptical Supposed Those Us]
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. John Sherman Cooper
[ Agencies Cause Certain Church Did Disclose Facts Going Helped Intelligence Investigation Know Leadership Out Plots Points Senator Under Us Were Which]
The aim of education is the knowledge, not of facts, but of values. William S. Burroughs
[ Aim Education Facts Knowledge Values]
Facts are facts and will not disappear on account of your likes. Jawaharlal Nehru
[ Account Disappear Facts Likes Will Your]
Finding that no religion is based on facts and cannot be true, I began to reflect what must be the condition of mankind trained from infancy to believe in error. Robert Owen
[ Based Began Believe Cannot Condition Error Facts Finding Infancy Mankind Must Reflect Religion Trained True]
Our empirical criterion for a series of theories is that it should produce new facts. The idea of growth and the concept of empirical character are soldered into one. Imre Lakatos
[ Character Concept Criterion Empirical Facts Growth Idea Into New Our Produce Series Should Theories]
But if it not be true, the myth itself requires to be explained, and every principle of philosophy and common sense demand that the explanation be sought, not in arbitrary allegorical categories, but in the actual facts of ritual or religious custom to which the myth attaches. William Robertson Smith
[ Actual Allegorical Arbitrary Attaches Categories Common Custom Demand Every Explained Explanation Facts Itself Myth Philosophy Principle Religious Requires Ritual Sense Sought True Which]
The fewer the facts, the stronger the opinion. Arnold H. Glasow Science
[ Facts Fewer Opinion Stronger]
The Blues are the true facts of life expressed in words and song, inspiration, feeling, and understanding. Willie Dixon
[ Blues Expressed Facts Feeling Inspiration Life Song True Understanding Words]
He who feels compelled to consider the consequences of these facts cannot but realize that the specific sensibility of nerves for certain impressions is not enough, since all nerves are sensitive to the same cause but react to the same cause in different ways. Johannes P. Muller
[ Cannot Cause Certain Compelled Consequences Consider Different Enough Facts Feels Impressions Nerves React Realize Same Sensibility Sensitive Since Specific These Ways]
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. Friedrich August von Hayek
[ Cannot Course Facts General Great Indeed Information Know Many Market Measure Only Regard Similar Social Some Structures Very Which]
To state the facts frankly is not to despair the future nor indict the past. The prudent heir takes careful inventory of his legacies and gives a faithful accounting to those whom he owes an obligation of trust. John F. Kennedy
[ Accounting Careful Despair Facts Faithful Frankly Future Gives Heir His Indict Inventory Legacies Nor Obligation Owes Past Prudent State Takes Those Trust Whom]
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. Paul Martin
[ Believe Celebrate Ceremonies Charter Couples Court Facts Guided Leaders Marriage Marriages Must Over Plain Preside Religious Right Same-Sex Says Supreme Their Will Wish]
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. Theodosius Dobzhansky
[ Arrange Compelling Could Discover Enough Facts Faith Naive Often Only Problem Scientists Solution Somehow Themselves These True Would]
What I would ask the Democrat Party is to put your plan on the table, because most people agree with the facts, and the facts are that Social Security is running out of money. Jack Kingston
[ Agree Ask Because Democrat Facts Money Most Out Party Plan Put Running Security Social Table Would Your]
The importance of certain problems concerning the facts will be inherent in the structure of the system. Talcott Parsons
[ Certain Concerning Facts Importance Inherent Problems Structure System Will]
The facts are always less than what really happened. Nadine Gordimer
[ Always Facts Happened Less Really Than]
Here are the facts we confront. No one is against conservation. No one is against alternative fuel sources. J. D. Hayworth
[ Against Alternative Confront Conservation Facts Fuel Here Sources]
I might show facts as plain as day: but, since your eyes are blind, you'd say, 'Where? What?' and turn away. Christina G. Rossetti
[ Away Blind Day Eyes Facts Might Plain Say Show Since Turn Where Your]
Game shows are designed to make us feel better about the random, useless facts that are all we have left of our education. Chuck Palahniuk
[ Better Designed Education Facts Feel Game Left Make Our Random Shows Us Useless]
News reports don't change the world. Only facts change it, and those have already happened when we get the news. Friedrich Durrenmatt
[ Already Change Facts Get Happened News Only Reports Those World]
I am not politically correct. I am all about the facts, I am all about the truth and I am all about Godly pursuits and what this country was built on, and I am not apologetic about it. Luke Scott
[ Am Apologetic Built Correct Country Facts Godly Politically Pursuits Truth]
I make up my opinions from facts and reasoning, and not to suit any body but myself. If people don't like my opinions, it makes little difference as I don't solicit their opinions or votes. William Tecumseh Sherman
[ Any Body Difference Facts Little Make Makes Myself Opinions Reasoning Suit Their Up Votes]
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
[ Alter Cannot Dictates Evidence Facts Inclinations May Our Passions State Stubborn Things Whatever Wishes]
Diplomats make it their business to conceal the facts. Margaret Sanger
[ Business Conceal Diplomats Facts Make Their]
Facts are counterrevolutionary. Eric Hoffer
[ Facts]
Some facts should be suppressed, or, at least, a just sense of proportion should be observed in treating them. Arthur Conan Doyle
[ Facts Just Least Observed Proportion Sense Should Some Suppressed Them Treating]
Independence means you decide according to the law and the facts. Stephen Breyer
[ According Decide Facts Independence Law Means]
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. Asa Gray
[ Ascertained Basis Beliefs Class Facts Held Inferences More Moreover Philosophical Root Scientific Strike Theories These Which Whom]
I want to hold a series of meetings all over the country and get the facts before the American people. Mary Harris Jones
[ American Before Country Facts Get Hold Meetings Over Series Want]
The facts of a person's life will, like murder, come out. Norman Sherry
[ Come Facts Life Murder Out Person Will]
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. Bliss Carman
[ Agreed Cease Compromises Could Fact Facts Investigation Marks Merely Often Point Rid Tyranny Where Wish World]
Facts do not speak. Henri Poincare
[ Facts Speak]
This is one of those cases in which the imagination is baffled by the facts. Adam Smith
[ Baffled Cases Facts Imagination Those Which]
I am appreciative of the Bush administration's commitment to fair trade by looking at the facts in this case and ruling affirmatively for the implementation of quotas in this specific category. Howard Coble
[ Administration Am Appreciative Bush Case Category Commitment Facts Fair Implementation Looking Quotas Ruling Specific Trade]
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. Wilhelm Wundt
[ Between Cover Deal Facts Field Human Large Life Particular Phenomena Physiology Psychology Them Vital]
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. Henri Poincare
[ Built Collection Facts Heap House More Science Stones Than Up]
Facts are to the mind what food is to the body. Edmund Burke
[ Body Facts Food Mind]
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. Lyndon B. Johnson
[ Closing Conclude Equivalent Eyes Facts Female Historic Male Our Seems Society Task Unfitted Women]
I will try to cram these paragraphs full of facts and give them a weight and shape no greater than that of a cloud of blue butterflies. Brendan Gill
[ Blue Butterflies Cloud Cram Facts Full Give Greater Paragraphs Shape Than Them These Try Weight Will]
The time to take counsel of your fears is before you make an important battle decision. That's the time to listen to every fear you can imagine! When you have collected all the facts and fears and made your decision, turn off all your fears and go ahead! George S. Patton
[ Ahead Battle Before Collected Counsel Decision Every Facts Fear Fears Go Imagine Important Listen Made Make Off Take Time Turn Your]
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. Andrew Coyle Bradley
[ Approaching Attempting Best Collect Directly Drama Facts Famous Gradually Idea Our Path Referring Shakespearean Shorten Start Subject Them Theories Tragedy Will Without]
Empirical interest will be in the facts so far as they are relevant to the solution of these problems. Talcott Parsons
[ Empirical Facts Far Interest Problems Relevant Solution These Will]
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. Talcott Parsons
[ Also Been Does Facts Logically Merely Observed Other Relations State System Theoretical Which]
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. John Edwards
[ Business Ceo Company Did Dollars Enemies Facts False Financial Fines Foreign Information Investigation Millions Officials Paid President Providing States Sworn Under United Vice]
Facts are not science - as the dictionary is not literature. Martin H. Fischer
[ Dictionary Facts Literature Science]
What are facts but compromises? A fact merely marks the point where we have agreed to let investigation cease. Bliss Carman
[ Agreed Cease Compromises Fact Facts Investigation Marks Merely Point Where]
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
[ Adventures Ashes Dust Endure Facts Forgotten Happened Mere Need Shadow Tales Things True Truths Will]
I would say in just about every investigation we have, there will be differences of opinion, where you have partial facts, as to what those facts mean. Robert Mueller
[ Differences Every Facts Investigation Just Mean Opinion Partial Say Those Where Will Would]
Facts do not speak for themselves. They speak for or against competing theories. Facts divorced from theories or visions are mere isolated curiosities. Thomas Sowell
[ Against Competing Curiosities Divorced Facts Isolated Mere Speak Themselves Theories Visions]
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. Victoria Woodhull
[ Agony Among Away Beheld Chased Contact Corruption Dreams Evils Facts Great Horrors Hypocrisy Out Quickly Rude Society Soul Stead Stood Their Them Visions Wail Went Wife Young]
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. John Henry Newman
[ Attempt Cannot Change Distort Facts Find Into Make Must Our Take Them Things Us Use Wishing]
Any clod can have the facts; having opinions is an art. Charles McCabe
[ Any Art Facts Having Opinions]
The telephone book is full of facts, but it doesn't contain a single idea. Mortimer Adler
[ Book Contain Facts Full Idea Single Telephone]
Social Security, a critically important, great program which does serve as the cornerstone of support for senior citizens, now faces challenges that threaten its long-term stability and well-being. The facts are there. The facts are crystal clear. Bill Frist
[ Challenges Citizens Clear Cornerstone Critically Crystal Does Faces Facts Great Important Long-Term Now Program Security Senior Serve Social Stability Support Threaten Well-Being Which]
I believe in general in a dualism between facts and the ideas of those facts in human heads. George Santayana Science
[ Believe Between Dualism Facts General Heads Human Ideas Those]
The trouble with facts is that there are so many of them. Samuel McChord Crothers
[ Facts Many Them Trouble]
I have barely time to give you a brief statement of facts as I find them. John White Geary
[ Barely Brief Facts Find Give Statement Them Time]
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. Johannes Stark
[ Comes Composed Discoveries Discrete Electricity Electromagnetic Equal Establishment Facts Head Insights Light Motion New Particles Quanta Size These Wave]
Definition of Statistics: The science of producing unreliable facts from reliable figures. Evan Esar Business
[ Definition Facts Figures Producing Reliable Science Statistics Unreliable]
Darwin investigated the numerous facts obtained by naturalists in living nature and analysed them through the prism of practical experience. Trofim Lysenko
[ Darwin Experience Facts Investigated Living Naturalists Nature Numerous Obtained Practical Prism Them Through]
False facts are highly injurious to the progress of science, for they often endure long; but false views, if supported by some evidence, do little harm, for every one takes a salutary pleasure in proving their falseness. Charles Darwin
[ Endure Every Evidence Facts False Falseness Harm Highly Injurious Little Long Often Pleasure Progress Proving Salutary Science Some Supported Takes Their Views]
I am a firm believer in the people. If given the truth, they can be depended upon to meet any national crisis. The great point is to bring them the real facts. Abraham Lincoln
[ Am Any Believer Bring Crisis Depended Facts Firm Given Great Meet National Point Real Them Truth Upon]
I think fiction is a very serious thing, that while it is fiction, it is also a revelation of truth, or facts. John McGahern
[ Also Facts Fiction Revelation Serious Thing Think Truth Very While]
Once we thought, journalists and readers alike, that if we put together enough "facts" and gave them a fast stir, we would come up with something that, at least by the standards of short-order cooks, could be called the truth. Melvin Maddocks
[ Alike Called Come Cooks Could Enough Facts Fast Gave Journalists Least Once Put Readers Something Standards Stir Them Thought Together Truth Up Would]
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. Curt Weldon
[ Agenda Bias Facts Mainstream Media Outrageous Own Print Slant Want]
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. T. S. Eliot
[ Become Best Cease Character Facts Part Private Public Significant Truths Worst]
The purpose of sealing the records was not to conceal them or to conceal the facts from the American people. Louis Stokes
[ American Conceal Facts Purpose Records Sealing Them]
When you seek advice, do not withhold any facts from the person whose advice you seek. Abu Bakr
[ Advice Any Facts Person Seek Whose Withhold]
The un-conscious distortion of the facts is almost harmless compared to the unconscious neglect of an animal's mental life until it verges on the unusual and marvelous. Edward Thorndike
[ Almost Animal Compared Distortion Facts Harmless Life Marvelous Mental Neglect Unconscious Until Unusual Verges]
The lonely wanderer, who watches by the seashore the waves that roll between him and his home, talks of cruel facts, material barriers that, just because they are material, and not ideal, shall be the irresistible foes of his longing heart. Josiah Royce
[ Barriers Because Between Cruel Facts Foes Heart Him His Home Ideal Irresistible Just Lonely Longing Material Roll Seashore Shall Talks Wanderer Watches Waves]
It desirable to add one or two facts bearing on the domestic political aspects of the problem. Dillon Anderson
[ Add Aspects Bearing Desirable Domestic Facts Political Problem Two]
As a world view, Darwinism cannot of course be refuted, since Faith is, always has been, and always will be, stronger than facts. Francis Parker Yockey
[ Always Been Cannot Course Darwinism Facts Faith Refuted Since Stronger Than View Will World]
Simple people... are very quick to see the live facts which are going on about them. Oliver Wendell Holmes
[ Facts Going Live Quick See Simple Them Very Which]
Metaphors are much more tenacious than facts. Paul de Man
[ Facts Metaphors More Much Tenacious Than]
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. Frederic Remington
[ Around Began Bigger Considered Facts Forever How Knew Knowing Land Looked More Panorama Record Riders Some Subject Unfolded Vacant Vanish Were Wild Without]
Telling a teenager the facts of life is like giving a fish a bath. Arnold H. Glasow Parenting
[ Bath Facts Fish Giving Life Teenager Telling]
All observers not laboring under hallucinations of the senses are agreed, or can be made to agree, about facts of sensible experience, through evidence toward which the intellect is merely passive, and over which the individual will and character have no control. Chauncey Wright
[ Agree Agreed Character Control Evidence Experience Facts Individual Intellect Laboring Made Merely Observers Over Passive Senses Sensible Through Toward Under Which Will]
Facts do not cease to exist because they are ignored. Aldous Huxley
[ Because Cease Exist Facts Ignored]
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. Frank Rich
[ After Again Change Doing Facts Kind Masquerade Over Parse Politicians Same Sort Tedious Thing Week While]
Power when wielded by abnormal energy is the most serious of facts. Henry B. Adams
[ Abnormal Energy Facts Most Power Serious Wielded]
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. Chaka Fattah
[ Americans Because Facts Health High Historic Insurance Jobs Million Millions Mortgage Personal Real Row Think Third Without Year]
Learners are encouraged to discover facts and relationships for themselves. Jerome Bruner
[ Discover Encouraged Facts Learners Relationships Themselves]
Alcohol is necessary for a man so that he can have a good opinion of himself, undisturbed be the facts. Finley Peter Dunne
[ Alcohol Facts Good Himself Man Necessary Opinion Undisturbed]
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. Alan Alda
[ Been Deeply Does Facts Feeling Married Remember She Things Thinking Thinks Time Together Years]
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. John Searle Car
[ Adding Analogy Attribute Cars Cognitive Machines Metaphor Nothing Often Other Proved Such Understanding]
I worked hard at memorizing lists of facts and figures, and carried with me a book of facts. Charles Van Doren
[ Book Carried Facts Figures Hard Lists Memorizing Worked]
The historian is terribly responsible to what he can discern are the facts of the case, but he's nothing if he doesn't make out a case. Howard Nemerov
[ Case Discern Facts Historian Make Nothing Out Responsible Terribly]
Personal experiences affect the facts that judges choose to see. Sonia Sotomayor
[ Affect Choose Experiences Facts Judges Personal See]
The sway of alcohol over mankind is unquestionably due to its power to stimulate the mystical faculties of human nature, usually crushed to earth by the cold facts and dry criticisms of the sober hour. William James
[ Alcohol Cold Criticisms Crushed Dry Due Earth Facts Faculties Hour Human Mankind Mystical Nature Over Power Sober Stimulate Sway Unquestionably Usually]
The system becomes more coherent as it is further extended. The elements which we require for explaining a new class of facts are already contained in our system. In false theories, the contrary is the case. William Whewell
[ Already Becomes Case Class Coherent Contained Contrary Elements Explaining Extended Facts False Further More New Our Require System Theories Which]
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. Ernest Mandel
[ Always Because Corpus Facts Including Incorporated Marxism New Open Past Scientific Socialism Us Which]
It is not the simple statement of facts that ushers in freedom; it is the constant repetition of them that has this liberating effect. Tolerance is the result not of enlightenment, but of boredom. Quentin Crisp
[ Boredom Constant Effect Enlightenment Facts Freedom Liberating Repetition Result Simple Statement Them Tolerance Ushers]
I don't use composers. I research music the way I research the photographs or the facts in my scripts. Ken Burns
[ Composers Facts Music Photographs Research Scripts Use Way]
To hell with facts! We need stories! Ken Kesey
[ Facts Hell Need Stories]
People will generally accept facts as truth only if the facts agree with what they already believe. Andy Rooney
[ Accept Agree Already Believe Facts Generally Only Truth Will]
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. Karl Urban
[ Against Always Attempting Come Concept Dream Exactly Facts Interesting Into Make Reality Try Up Your]
Facts which at first seem improbable will, even on scant explanation, drop the cloak which has hidden them and stand forth in naked and simple beauty. Galileo Galilei
[ Beauty Cloak Drop Even Explanation Facts First Forth Hidden Improbable Naked Scant Seem Simple Stand Them Which Will]
I don't make jokes. I just watch the government and report the facts. Will Rogers Politics
[ Facts Government Jokes Just Make Report Watch]
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. Joseph Stalin
[ Abstract Antagonism Between Divided Division Exploited Facts Fundamental Into Mankind Means Oneself Owners Poor Property Rich]
I have always found that if I move with seventy-five percent or more of the facts that I usually never regret it. It's the guys who wait to have everything perfect that drive you crazy. Lee Iacocca
[ Always Crazy Drive Everything Facts Found Guys More Move Never Percent Perfect Regret Seventy-Five Usually Wait]
I've always felt, in all my books, that there's a deep decency in the American people and a native intelligence - providing they have the facts, providing they have the information. Studs Terkel
[ Always American Books Decency Deep Facts Felt Information Intelligence Native Providing]
My reading is extremely eclectic. Lately I've been teaching myself computer graphics, so I'm reading a lot about that. I read books of trivia, of facts. Jack Prelutsky
[ Been Books Computer Eclectic Extremely Facts Graphics Lately Lot Myself Read Reading Teaching Trivia]
To treat your facts with imagination is one thing, to imagine your facts is another. John Burroughs
[ Another Facts Imagination Imagine Thing Treat Your]
General principles... are to the facts as the root and sap of a tree are to its leaves. Samuel Taylor Coleridge
[ Facts General Leaves Principles Root Sap Tree]
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. Ted Kulongoski
[ Administration Away Dead Facts Global Here Issue Kyoto Never Policy Real Should Think Today Treaty Walked Warming Wrong]
Married life requires shared mystery even when all the facts are known. Richard Ford
[ Even Facts Known Life Married Mystery Requires Shared]
Advocates of unrestricted abortion do not want the public to focus on these undeniable facts of fetal development, but the facts cannot be ignored. Robert Casey
[ Abortion Advocates Cannot Development Facts Fetal Focus Ignored Public These Undeniable Unrestricted Want]
With time, many of the facts I learned were forgotten but I never lost the excitement of discovery. Paul Berg
[ Discovery Excitement Facts Forgotten Learned Lost Many Never Time Were]
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. Lion Feuchtwanger
[ Accuracy Always Attention Detail Effort Every Exact Facts Greatest Historical Made Never Paid Presentation Reality Render Whether]
A pun does not commonly justify a blow in return. But if a blow were given for such cause, and death ensued, the jury would be judges both of the facts and of the pun, and might, if the latter were of an aggravated character, return a verdict of justifiable homicide. Oliver Wendell Holmes
[ Aggravated Blow Both Cause Character Commonly Death Does Facts Given Homicide Judges Jury Justifiable Justify Latter Might Pun Return Such Verdict Were Would]
The main facts in human life are five: birth, food, sleep, love and death. E. M. Forster Life
[ Birth Death Facts Five Food Human Life Love Main Sleep]
Washington's entire honesty of mind and his fearless look into the face of all facts are qualities which can never go out of fashion and which we should all do well to imitate. Henry Cabot Lodge
[ Entire Face Facts Fashion Fearless Go His Honesty Imitate Into Look Mind Never Out Qualities Should Washington Well Which]
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. Howard Baker
[ Almost Any Challenge Considerable Deal Difficult Emotion Facts Here Making Most Negotiation Strip Sure Thing Understandably]
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. Norm Coleman
[ Almost Backwards Cloud Decisions Dishonest Endless Existed Facts Happen Hidden Intellectually Judge Look Made Might None Normal Speculation Were]
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. Roscoe Conkling
[ Am Answered Better Beyond Facts Fit Make Man Name Others Point Show Very Which]
I might show facts as plain as day: but, since your eyes are blind, you'd say, "Where? What?" and turn away. Christina Rossetti
[ Away Blind Day Eyes Facts Might Plain Say Show Since Turn Where Your]
Nothing in education is so astonishing as the amount of ignorance it accumulates in the form of inert facts. Henry B. Adams Science
[ Accumulates Amount Astonishing Education Facts Form Ignorance Inert Nothing]
When the mind withdraws into itself and dispenses with facts it makes only chaos. Edith Hamilton
[ Chaos Dispenses Facts Into Itself Makes Mind Only]
My mind seems to have become a kind of machine for grinding general laws out of large collections of facts. Charles Darwin
[ Become Collections Facts General Grinding Kind Large Laws Machine Mind Out Seems]
The imaginations which people have of one another are the solid facts of society. Charles Horton Cooley
[ Another Facts Imaginations Society Solid Which]
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. John Doolittle
[ Chosen Democrats Efforts Facts Faith Forth Future Generations Good Indeed Insist Light Make Oppose Our Point Problem Proposals Put Remain Republicans Security Social Solvent These Up Variety]
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. John Updike
[ Admit Art Change Convictions Customs Facts Fresh Know Last Mirror Most Offended Ones Reflections Respectable]
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. Francis Wright
[ Around Arrive Attentive Authorities Dictum Examine Facts Into Learned Meaning Nature Observation Passing Personal Received Simple Surely Things Time Upon Us Words]
The construction of life is at present in the power of facts far more than convictions. Walter Benjamin
[ Construction Convictions Facts Far Life More Power Present Than]
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. Kenneth Clarke
[ Am Badly Change Colleagues Defeated Face Facts Four Get Opposition Painful Party Saying Some Sorry Up Upset Wasted Years]
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. Friedrich August von Hayek
[ Admitted Arbitrarily Causes Demand Denied Events Facts Hardly Limits Occur Possible Quite Real Such Which World]
I'm duty-bound to follow the law and apply to the law to the facts as I find them. Stephanie Tubbs Jones
[ Apply Facts Find Follow Law Them]
Instead of establishing facts, we have to overthrow errors; instead of ascertaining what is, we have to chase from our imaginations what is not. Francis Wright
[ Chase Errors Establishing Facts Imaginations Instead Our Overthrow]
Facts and truth really don't have much to do with each other. William Faulkner
[ Each Facts Much Other Really Truth]
Facts are God's arguments; we should be careful never to misunderstand or pervert them. Tryon Edwards
[ Arguments Careful Facts God Misunderstand Never Pervert Should Them]
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. Tavis Smiley
[ Battle Country Facts Give Ideological Information Knowledge Power Redeem Soul Told]
Exclusively oral cultures are unencumbered by dead knowledge, dead facts. Libraries, on the other hand, are full of them. Huston Smith
[ Cultures Dead Exclusively Facts Full Hand Knowledge Libraries Oral Other Them]
A torn rotator cuff is a cancer for a pitcher and if a pitcher gets a badly torn one, he has to face the facts, it's all over baby. Don Drysdale
[ Baby Badly Cancer Face Facts Gets Over Pitcher Torn]
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. Karl Jaspers
[ Began Both Clinic Come Desire Disciplined Facts Impelled Knowledge Laboratory Long Man Medicine Resolution Study Tied Time Work]
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. Robert Mueller
[ Before Disagreements Facts Into Mean More Often Particular Read Said Set Than Unusual]
Truth in science is always determined from observational facts. David Douglass
[ Always Determined Facts Observational Science Truth]
If there's ever a place where you can't argue that you can put the facts over here and the text over there and see if they fit, it is surely in anthropology. Clifford Geertz
[ Anthropology Argue Ever Facts Fit Here Over Place Put See Surely Text Where]
Whether the story reflects the facts is obviously a different matter. Kenneth Starr
[ Different Facts Matter Obviously Reflects Story Whether]
One of the most obvious facts about grown-ups, to a child, is that they have forgotten what it is like to be a child. Randall Jarrell
[ Child Facts Forgotten Grown-Ups Most Obvious]
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. Robert Fulghum
[ Always Believe Cure Death Dreams Experience Facts Grief History Hope Imagination Knowledge Laughter Love More Myth Only Over Potent Powerful Stronger Than Triumphs]
History creates comprehensibility primarily by arranging facts meaningfully and only in a very limited sense by establishing strict causal connections. Johan Huizinga
[ Arranging Causal Connections Creates Establishing Facts History Limited Meaningfully Only Primarily Sense Strict Very]
When you have the facts on your side, argue the facts. When you have the law on your side, argue the law. When you have neither, holler. Al Gore
[ Argue Facts Holler Law Neither Side Your]
Why should we, however, in economics, have to plead ignorance of the sort of facts on which, in the case of a physical theory, a scientist would certainly be expected to give precise information? Friedrich August von Hayek
[ Case Certainly Economics Expected Facts Give However Ignorance Information Physical Plead Precise Scientist Should Sort Theory Which Why Would]
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. Alec Baldwin
[ Actor Anymore Career Certainly Face Facts Get Good-Looking High Make Medium Minute Out Premium Put Rely Trouble Very Visual Yourself]
In writing biography, fact and fiction shouldn't be mixed. And if they are, the fictional points should be printed in red ink, the facts printed in black ink. Catherine Drinker Bowen
[ Biography Black Fact Facts Fiction Fictional Ink Mixed Points Printed Red Should Writing]
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. Adam Smith
[ Absorb After Changes Detail Doing Facts Generation Greatest Must Number Observation Opinion Persist Rule Theory Through]
Facts are stubborn things. Ronald Reagan
[ Facts Stubborn Things]
May this plain statement of facts prevail on the friends of the rising generation to interpose for their welfare; that the education of children may no longer be to parent and master a lottery, in which the prizes bear no proportion to the enormous number of blanks. Joseph Lancaster
[ Bear Blanks Children Education Enormous Facts Friends Generation Interpose Longer Lottery Master May Number Parent Plain Prevail Prizes Proportion Rising Statement Their Welfare Which]
The importance of the facts testified, and their relations to the affairs of the soul, and the life to come, can make no difference in the principles or the mode of weighing the evidence. Simon Greenleaf
[ Affairs Come Difference Evidence Facts Importance Life Make Mode Principles Relations Soul Testified Their Weighing]
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. George Combe
[ Accustomed Agent Alter Aspects Cases Evidence Extent Facts Fairly His Invent Least Manufacture Might More New Now Speak Such Used Viewed]
There never has been a war yet which, if the facts had been put calmly before the ordinary folk, could not have been prevented. The common man, I think, is the great protection against war. Ernest Bevin
[ Against Been Before Calmly Common Could Facts Folk Great Had Man Never Ordinary Prevented Protection Put Think War Which Yet]
Modern morality and manners suppress all natural instincts, keep people ignorant of the facts of nature and make them fighting drunk on bogey tales. Aleister Crowley
[ Bogey Drunk Facts Fighting Ignorant Instincts Keep Make Manners Modern Morality Natural Nature Suppress Tales Them]
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. Thomas More
[ Abilities Data Education Facts Hidden Information Instruction Learning Making Piling Rather Seed Skills Training Visible]
Of what use is the memory of facts, if not to serve as an example of good or of evil? Alfred de Vigny
[ Evil Example Facts Good Memory Serve Use]
She always says, my lord, that facts are like cows. If you look them in the face hard enough they generally run away. Dorothy L. Sayers
[ Always Away Cows Enough Face Facts Generally Hard Look Lord Run Says She Them]
From principles is derived probability, but truth or certainty is obtained only from facts. Tom Stoppard
[ Certainty Derived Facts Obtained Only Principles Probability Truth]
The reporter is the daily prisoner of clocked facts. On all working days, he is expected to do his best in one swift swipe at each story. Jim Bishop
[ Best Clocked Daily Days Each Expected Facts His Prisoner Reporter Story Swift Swipe Working]
When you decide to do this kind of music then you just accept the facts. Gary Numan
[ Accept Decide Facts Just Kind Music Then]
One of the most untruthful things possible, you know, is a collection of facts, because they can be made to appear so many different ways. Karl A. Menninger
[ Appear Because Collection Different Facts Know Made Many Most Possible Things Ways]
No religious position is loyally served by refusing to consider annoying theories which may well turn out to be facts. Norman Lamm
[ Annoying Consider Facts May Out Position Refusing Religious Served Theories Turn Well Which]
I know that some endeavor to throw the mantle of romance over the subject and treat woman like some ideal existence, not liable to the ills of life. Let those deal in fancy who have nothing better to deal in; we have to do with sober, sad realities, with stubborn facts. Ernestine Rose
[ Better Deal Endeavor Existence Facts Fancy Ideal Ills Know Liable Life Mantle Nothing Over Realities Romance Sad Sober Some Stubborn Subject Those Throw Treat Woman]
Despite recent media reports that have clouded, or even misrepresented, the facts, there is compelling evidence that al-Qaida and Iraq have been linked for more than a decade. Elizabeth Dole
[ Al-Qaida Been Clouded Compelling Decade Despite Even Evidence Facts Iraq Linked Media Misrepresented More Recent Reports Than]
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. Nancy Cartwright
[ Amended Describe Descriptions Facts False Force Fundamental Laws Lose Physics Reality Rendered Their True]
To be conscious that you are ignorant of the facts is a great step to knowledge. Benjamin Disraeli
[ Conscious Facts Great Ignorant Knowledge Step]
There's no such thing as 'facts of life'. Only standing theories that haven't been disproved as of yet. Simon Travaglia
[ Been Disproved Facts Haven Life Only Standing Such Theories Thing Yet]
Since 1980, we've used reconciliation 22 times, and out of those times, Republicans used it 16 times. So, earth to my Republican friends, you can have your option but you cannot change these facts. They're in the Congressional Record. Barbara Boxer
[ Cannot Change Congressional Earth Facts Friends Option Out Reconciliation Record Republican Republicans Since These Those Times Used Your]
There's a world of difference between truth and facts. Facts can obscure the truth. Maya Angelou
[ Between Difference Facts Obscure Truth World]
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. Denis Diderot
[ Acquiring Collects Combination Combines Experimentation Facts Knowledge Means Nature Observation Principal Reflection Result Them Three]
The police had already found the cartridges and the rifles and the bag in the Texas School Depository and within a half an hour, those facts were known. John Sherman Cooper
[ Already Bag Cartridges Depository Facts Found Had Half Hour Known Police Rifles School Texas Those Were Within]
All generous minds have a horror of what are commonly called "Facts". They are the brute beasts of the intellectual domain. Thomas Hobbes
[ Beasts Brute Called Commonly Domain Facts Generous Horror Intellectual Minds]
Those who forget good and evil and seek only to know the facts are more likely to achieve good than those who view the world through the distorting medium of their own desires. Bertrand Russell
[ Achieve Desires Distorting Evil Facts Forget Good Know Likely Medium More Only Own Seek Than Their Those Through View World]
Pessimism only describes an attitude, and not facts, and hence is entirely subjective. Francis Parker Yockey
[ Attitude Describes Entirely Facts Hence Only Pessimism Subjective]
Decisions should be based on facts, objectively considered. Marvin Bower
[ Based Considered Decisions Facts Objectively Should]
There seem to me to be very few facts, at least ascertainable facts, in politics. Robert Peel
[ Facts Few Least Politics Seem Very]
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. Talcott Parsons
[ Also Circumstances Correct Empirical Empirically Facts Far Given Observe Possible Set Should Such Tell Theory Us Will]
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. Erma Bombeck
[ Blow Brain Computer Facts Go Human Lot Many Mind Only Overload Take Then Theory Up Will]
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. Stafford Cripps
[ Ask Because Being Cause Change Complete Delay Facts Fought Freedom Great Hard Impossible India Longer Make Masses Moment Out Patient Short Time Want War While]
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
[ Acquire Always Any Area Bit Closer Every Evidence Facts Friendly Leads Much True]
The facts will speak for themselves. Credit them or not, but read! Ralph Chaplin
[ Credit Facts Read Speak Them Themselves Will]
The world is the totality of facts, not of things. Ludwig Wittgenstein
[ Facts Things Totality World]
As a rule we disbelieve all the facts and theories for which we have no use. Gustave Flaubert
[ Disbelieve Facts Rule Theories Use Which]
I have learned that the state of Israel cannot be ruled in our generation without deceit and adventurism. These are historical facts that cannot be altered. Moshe Sharett
[ Altered Cannot Deceit Facts Generation Historical Israel Learned Our Ruled State These Without]
The work of science is to substitute facts for appearances, and demonstrations for impressions. John Ruskin
[ Appearances Demonstrations Facts Impressions Science Substitute Work]
Anyone who says businessmen deal in facts, not fiction, has never read old five-year projections. Malcolm Forbes
[ Anyone Businessmen Deal Facts Fiction Five-Year Never Old Projections Read Says]
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
[ Attention Corrected Dogmatism Facts Mistakes Pay Those Vision Wedded Will]
You can no more bridle passions with logic than you can justify them in the law courts. Passions are facts and not dogmas. Alexander Herzen
[ Bridle Courts Dogmas Facts Justify Law Logic More Passions Than Them]
Practical politics consists in ignoring facts. Henry B. Adams
[ Consists Facts Ignoring Politics Practical]
A man is the whole encyclopedia of facts. Ralph Waldo Emerson
[ Encyclopedia Facts Man Whole]
One of the virtues of being very young is that you don't let the facts get in the way of your imagination. Sam Levenson
[ Being Facts Get Imagination Very Virtues Way Young Your]
So often corporate America, business America, are the worst communicators, because all they understand are facts, and they cannot tell a story. They know how to explain their quarterly results, but they don't know how to explain what they mean. Frank Luntz
[ America Because Business Cannot Communicators Corporate Explain Facts How Know Mean Often Quarterly Results Story Tell Their Understand Worst]
In order to maintain an untenable position, you have to be actively ignorant. One motto on the show is, 'Keep your facts, I'm going with the truth.' Stephen Colbert
[ Actively Facts Going Ignorant Keep Maintain Motto Order Position Show Truth Untenable Your]
Truthiness is tearing apart our country, and I don't mean the argument over who came up with the word. I don't know whether it's a new thing, but it's certainly a current thing, in that it doesn't seem to matter what facts are. It used to be, everyone was entitled to their own opinion, but not their own facts. But that's not the case anymore. Facts matter not at all. Perception is everything. Stephen Colbert
[ Anymore Apart Argument Came Case Certainly Country Current Entitled Everyone Everything Facts Know Matter Mean New Opinion Our Over Own Perception Seem Tearing Their Thing Up Used Whether Word]
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.' Phil Simms
[ Back Because Check Coaches Criticize Facts Get Go Guys Lot Mad Players Said Say Someone Tape Them Times Told Up Wrong]
If observed facts of undoubted accuracy will not fit any of the alternatives it leaves open, the system itself is in need of reconstruction. Talcott Parsons
[ Accuracy Alternatives Any Facts Fit Itself Leaves Need Observed Open Reconstruction System Will]
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. Joseph Campbell
[ Another Every Facts Gets Interpreting Metaphorically Metaphors Own Religion Stuck Them Then Trouble True Understood Way]
Facts are many, but the truth is one. Rabindranath Tagore
[ Facts Many Truth]
Science is knowledge arranged and classified according to truth, facts, and the general laws of nature. Luther Burbank
[ According Arranged Classified Facts General Knowledge Laws Nature Science Truth]
You check to see the facts are correct where business is concerned but if I read everything that was written about me, I'd end up feeling totally insecure about myself. Elle Macpherson
[ Business Check Concerned Correct End Everything Facts Feeling Insecure Myself Read See Totally Up Where Written]
I hate newspapermen. They come into camp and pick up their camp rumors and print them as facts. I regard them as spies, which, in truth, they are. William Tecumseh Sherman
[ Camp Come Facts Hate Into Pick Print Regard Rumors Spies Their Them Truth Up Which]
Let me dispel a few rumors so they don't fester into facts. Tom Schulman
[ Dispel Facts Fester Few Into Rumors]
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? Robert Novak
[ Accomplishing Activists Better Contend Dean Distort Even Facts First Flawed Good His Howard Hussein Interests Iraq Islamic Leads Many Now Off Over Own Party Politically Politician Politics Puzzled Republic Saddam Than Thinks]
The nice thing about the Bible is it doesn't give you too many facts. Two an a half lines and it tells you the whole story and that leaves you a great deal of freedom to elaborate on how it might have happened. Howard Nemerov
[ Bible Deal Elaborate Facts Freedom Give Great Half Happened How Leaves Lines Many Might Nice Story Tells Thing Too Two Whole]
We apply law to facts. We don't apply feelings to facts. Sonia Sotomayor
[ Apply Facts Feelings Law]
The jury has the right to determine both the law and the facts. Samuel Chase
[ Both Determine Facts Jury Law Right]
Don't confuse facts with reality. Robert D. Ballard
[ Confuse Facts Reality]
Notwithstanding the fact that the most innovative and progressive space we've seen - the Internet - has been the place where intellectual property has been least respected. You know, facts don't get in the way of this ideology. Lawrence Lessig
[ Been Fact Facts Get Ideology Innovative Intellectual Internet Know Least Most Notwithstanding Place Progressive Property Respected Seen Space Way Where]
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. Floyd Abrams
[ Articulate Bad Broad Courts Facts Forth Freedom Good Important Point Principle Principles Protective Set Sometimes Speech Thing Those Very View Way]
Facts from paper are not the same as facts from people. The reliability of the people giving you the facts is as important as the facts themselves. Harold S. Geneen
[ Facts Giving Important Paper Reliability Same Themselves]
We are the recorders and reporters of facts - not the judges of the behaviors we describe. Alfred Kinsey
[ Behaviors Describe Facts Judges Recorders Reporters]
The difference between ignorant and educated people is that the latter know more facts. But that has nothing to do with whether they are stupid or intelligent. Neal Stephenson
[ Between Difference Educated Facts Ignorant Intelligent Know Latter More Nothing Stupid Whether]
The more facts you tell, the more you sell. An advertisement's chance for success invariably increases as the number of pertinent merchandise facts included in the advertisement increases. Charles Edwards
[ Advertisement Chance Facts Included Increases Invariably Merchandise More Number Pertinent Sell Success Tell]
You're not a historian, but most historians will tell you that they make very discrete judgment as to what facts to omit in order to make their book into some shape, some length that can be managed. Oliver Stone
[ Book Discrete Facts Historian Historians Into Judgment Length Make Managed Most Omit Order Shape Some Tell Their Very Will]
It will sometimes strike a scientific man that the philosophers have been less intent on finding out what the facts are, than on inquiring what belief is most in harmony with their system. Charles Sanders Peirce
[ Been Belief Facts Finding Harmony Inquiring Intent Less Man Most Out Philosophers Scientific Sometimes Strike System Than Their Will]
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
[ Afraid Alien American Competitive Entrust Facts Falsehood Foreign Ideas Judge Market Nation Open Philosophies Truth Unpleasant Values]
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. Albion W. Small
[ Become Facts Finding Forgotten Historians How Latter Learned Make Much Quarrel Skilled Sociologists Truths Use Worth Would]
It has something to do with the facts and the law and who the judges are. So I think lawyers sometimes exaggerate their role in winning and losing. Lawyers do have a role, and a major role, but they're not the only players in this game. Floyd Abrams
[ Exaggerate Facts Game Judges Law Lawyers Losing Major Only Players Role Something Sometimes Their Think Winning]
The facts fairly and honestly presented; truth will take care of itself. William Allen White
[ Care Facts Fairly Honestly Itself Presented Take Truth Will]
I very much dislike writing about myself or my work, and when pressed for autobiographical material can only give a bare chronological outline which contains no pertinent facts. Shirley Jackson
[ Autobiographical Bare Chronological Contains Dislike Facts Give Material Much Myself Only Outline Pertinent Pressed Very Which Work Writing]
This nation's elected leaders owe all Americans the duty of formulating an Iraqi policy based on sound analysis of the actual facts. Charlie Gonzalez
[ Actual Americans Analysis Based Duty Elected Facts Formulating Iraqi Leaders Nation Owe Policy Sound]
Attitudes are more important than facts. George MacDonald
[ Attitudes Facts Important More Than]
Facts can be turned into art if one is artful enough. Paul Simon
[ Art Artful Enough Facts Into Turned]
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. David Friedrich Strauss
[ Birth Cast Christ Doubts Eternal Facts His Historical May Miracles Reality Remain Resurrection Supernatural Their Truths Whatever]
I hate facts. I always say the chief end of man is to form general propositions - adding that no general proposition is worth a damn. Oliver Wendell Holmes Science
[ Adding Always Chief Damn End Facts Form General Hate Man Proposition Propositions Say Worth]
Scientia is knowledge. It is only in the popular mind that it is equated with facts. John Charles Polanyi
[ Equated Facts Knowledge Mind Only Popular]
Impotence, fetishism, bisexuality, and bondage are all facts of life, and our fiction should reflect that. Rick Moody
[ Bisexuality Bondage Facts Fiction Impotence Life Our Reflect Should]
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. Philip Roth
[ Coming Experience Facts Formed Imagination Imaginings Incorporated Just Memories Never Obviously Past Previous Your]
Facts sometimes have a strange and bizarre power that makes their inherent truth seem unbelievable. Werner Herzog
[ Bizarre Facts Inherent Makes Power Seem Sometimes Strange Their Truth Unbelievable]
My head was always bubbling over with facts and it seems to me this had little to do with my paying close attention in school and more to do with my voracious and omnivorous reading habits. Eric Allin Cornell
[ Always Attention Bubbling Close Facts Habits Had Head Little More Over Paying Reading School Seems Voracious]
Everyone is entitled to his own opinion, but not his own facts. Daniel Patrick Moynihan
[ Entitled Everyone Facts His Opinion Own]
If we had failed to pursue the facts as far as they led, we would have denied the public any knowledge of an unprecedented scheme of political surveillance and sabotage. Katharine Graham
[ Any Denied Facts Failed Far Had Knowledge Led Political Public Pursue Sabotage Scheme Surveillance Unprecedented Would]
Don't divide the world into "them" and "us." Avoid infatuation with or resentment of the press, the Congress, rivals, or opponents. Accept them as facts. They have their jobs and you have yours. Donald Rumsfeld
[ Accept Avoid Congress Divide Facts Infatuation Into Jobs Opponents Press Resentment Rivals Their Them Us World Yours]
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. Robert Brady
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Melville brought to the task a sound knowledge of actual whaling, much curious learning in the literature of the subject, and, above all, an imagination which worked with great power upon the facts of his own experience. Carl Clinton Van Doren
[ Above Actual Brought Curious Experience Facts Great His Imagination Knowledge Learning Literature Much Own Power Sound Subject Task Upon Whaling Which Worked]
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. Nassau William Senior
[ After Been Conclusions Correct Difficulty Drawing Facts Found Great Imperfect Inferred Intensely Long Matter May Now Reasoning Science State Studied Them These Which]
I've always believed that the facts about dancing are more interesting than the myths, and this was a great chance for me to explore how the human body does such incredible things. Deborah Bull
[ Always Believed Body Chance Dancing Does Explore Facts Great How Human Incredible Interesting More Myths Such Than Things]
In the spider-web of facts, many a truth is strangled. Paul Eldridge
[ Facts Many Strangled Truth]
Sometimes legends make reality, and become more useful than the facts. Salman Rushdie
[ Become Facts Legends Make More Reality Sometimes Than Useful]
The secret to discovery is to never believe existing facts. Bryant H. McGill
[ Believe Discovery Existing Facts Never Secret]
Get the facts, or the facts will get you. And when you get em, get em right, or they will get you wrong. Thomas Fuller
[ Em Facts Get Right Will Wrong]
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. Kenneth L. Pike
[ Acknowledgement Coherence Disciplines Easily Facts Grant More Overlapping Prepared Science Total Unit]
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. Carolyn Wells
[ Achieving Am Crowned Discarded Discontinued Efforts Facts Fond More Must Prove Soon Striving Success Than Theories Worthless]
The safest words are always those which bring us most directly to facts. Charles Henry Parkhurst
[ Always Bring Directly Facts Most Safest Those Us Which Words]
Nothing matters but the facts. Without them, the science of criminal investigation is nothing more than a guessing game. Blake Edwards
[ Criminal Facts Game Guessing Investigation Matters More Nothing Science Than Them Without]
The mathematical facts worthy of being studied are those which, by their analogy with other facts, are capable of leading us to the knowledge of a physical law. Henri Poincare
[ Analogy Being Capable Facts Knowledge Law Leading Mathematical Other Physical Studied Their Those Us Which Worthy]
But when you see personal artifacts relating to - by genealogy at least - a living human being, it was just more impressive to me than just about anything I've ever read about slavery before. Bob Edwards
[ Anything Before Being Ever Genealogy Human Impressive Just Least Living More Personal Read Relating See Slavery Than]
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. Chester Brown
[ Am Burden Degree Dramatic Enjoying Facts Feel Figuring Great Happened Historical Limited Most Out Same Set Some Story Telling Think Way Your]
Legends are material to be moulded, and not facts to be recorded. Hervey Allen
[ Facts Legends Material Moulded Recorded]
Seek truth from facts. Deng Xiaoping
[ Facts Seek Truth]
Just as houses are made of stones, so is science made of facts. Henri Poincare
[ Facts Houses Just Made Science Stones]
The main part of intellectual education is not the acquisition of facts but learning how to make facts live. Oliver Wendell Holmes
[ Acquisition Education Facts How Intellectual Learning Live Main Make Part]
The facts of life are that a child who has seen war cannot be compared with a child who doesn't know what war is except from television. Sophia Loren
[ Cannot Child Compared Except Facts Know Life Seen Television War]
Your desires and true beliefs have a way of playing blind man's bluff. You must corner the inner facts. David Seabury
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Civil libertarians have raised concerns that some of the Patriot Act's provisions infringe on Constitutional rights. Those concerns are not supported by the facts. Roger Wicker
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Our best teachers do more than impart facts and figures - they inspire and encourage students and instill a true desire to learn. That's a fine art in itself. Sonny Perdue
[ Art Best Desire Encourage Facts Figures Fine Impart Inspire Instill Itself Learn More Our Students Teachers Than True]
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. Joseph Rotblat
[ Close Crisis Cuban Did During Enough Facts How Knew Know Learned Life Make Missile Moment Most October Only Recently Terrifying Tremble War Were]
From a consideration of the immense volume of newly discovered facts in the field of physics, especially atomic physics, in recent years it might well appear to the layman that the main problems were already solved and that only more detailed work was necessary. Victor Francis Hess
[ Already Appear Atomic Consideration Detailed Discovered Especially Facts Field Immense Layman Main Might More Necessary Newly Only Physics Problems Recent Solved Volume Well Were Work Years]
Just when we most need to be clearheaded, in order to face the hard facts before us, there is all too frequently a very real inclination to give way to dangerous tendencies merely as an escape from realities. William Lyon Mackenzie King
[ Before Dangerous Escape Face Facts Frequently Give Hard Inclination Just Merely Most Need Order Real Realities Tendencies Too Us Very Way]
The hypothesis of surviving intelligence and personality - not only surviving but anxious and able with difficulty to communicate - is the simplest and most straightforward and the only one that fits all the facts. Oliver Joseph Lodge
[ Able Anxious Communicate Difficulty Facts Fits Hypothesis Intelligence Most Only Personality Simplest Straightforward Surviving]
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. James H. Breasted
[ Available Born Careful Civilization Corner Doubt Facts Leave Mediterranean Now Present Seems Southeast Study Writer]
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. George Orwell
[ Been Coincides Facts Foresee Future Grossly Ignored Most Obvious Only Own Past Political Same Their Thinking Unwelcome Way Wishes Years]
When blithe to argument I come, Though armed with facts, and merry, May Providence protect me from The fool as adversary, Whose mind to him a kingdom is Where reason lacks dominion, Who calls conviction prejudice And prejudice opinion. Phyllis McGinley
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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. Alberto Gonzales
[ Before Case Confident Day End Facts Fully Grand Investigation Jury Know Particular Quite]
Every woman needs to know the facts. And the fact is, when it comes to breast cancer, every woman is at risk. Debbie Wasserman Schultz
[ Cancer Comes Every Fact Facts Know Needs Risk Woman]
What is in question is a kind of book reviewing which seems to be more and more popular: the loose putting down of opinions as though they were facts, and the treating of facts as though they were opinions. Gore Vidal
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Perfect as the wing of a bird may be, it will never enable the bird to fly if unsupported by the air. Facts are the air of science. Without them a man of science can never rise. Ivan Pavlov
[ Air Bird Enable Facts Fly Man May Never Perfect Rise Science Them Unsupported Will Wing Without]
But I love honesty, and, therefore; do I make great account of facts. Gerrit Smith
[ Account Facts Great Honesty Love Make Therefore]
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. Grace Napolitano
[ Allow Citizens Data Facts Figures Forthcoming Honest Judge Leaders Must Our Political Security Social State Themselves Use Will]
Prejudice is a great time saver. You can form opinions without having to get the facts. E. B. White
[ Facts Form Get Great Having Opinions Prejudice Saver Time Without]
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. Virginia Woolf
[ Add Almost Another Any Biographer Collection Creative Engenders Fact Facts Fertile Give More Much Our Respects Suggests Than Us]
Those who believe in God because their experience of life and the facts of nature prove his existence must have led sheltered lives and closed their hearts to the voice of their brothers' blood. Walter Kaufmann
[ Because Believe Blood Brothers Closed Existence Experience Facts God Hearts His Led Life Lives Must Nature Prove Sheltered Their Those Voice]
We don't focus as much in schools on educational knowledge which requires thinking and application, as we do on acquiring facts. William Glasser
[ Acquiring Application Educational Facts Focus Knowledge Much Requires Schools Thinking Which]
The truth is more important than the facts. Frank Lloyd Wright
[ Facts Important More Than Truth]
As soon as you sit down to write about something you are pressing your nose deeper into the sewer of facts. Theo Van Gogh
[ Deeper Down Facts Into Nose Pressing Sewer Sit Something Soon Write Your]
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. Hans Eysenck
[ Business Diplomacy Even Facts Fine International Matters Only Perhaps Politics Relations Science Tact Thing]
And Robert Lowell, of course - in his poems, we're not located in his actual life. We're located more in the externals, in the journalistic facts of his life. Mark Strand
[ Actual Course Externals Facts His Journalistic Life Located Lowell More Poems Robert]
Once a newspaper touches a story, the facts are lost forever, even to the protagonists. Norman Mailer
[ Even Facts Forever Lost Newspaper Once Protagonists Story Touches]
Creatures whose mainspring is curiosity enjoy the accumulating of facts far more than the pausing at times to reflect on those facts. Clarence Day
[ Accumulating Creatures Curiosity Enjoy Facts Far Mainspring More Pausing Reflect Than Those Times Whose]
Trust your hunches. They're usually based on facts filed away just below the conscious level. Joyce Brothers Trust
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My heart has been heavy and I have deliberated within my own conscience, knowing that my decision should not come out of my initial emotion of anger toward the President for such reckless behavior, but should be based on the facts. Blanche Lincoln
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There's a great argument about how many men he actually killed. People would tell stories and then as we all know as stories get told over and over again, they get embellished, facts get changed, elaborated upon, exaggerated. Keith Carradine
[ Actually Again Argument Changed Elaborated Exaggerated Facts Get Great How Killed Know Many Men Over Stories Tell Then Told Upon Would]
I am turned into a sort of machine for observing facts and grinding out conclusions. Charles Darwin
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