31 Facts Quotes And Saying By Famous People

Some facts should be suppressed, or, at least, a just sense of proportion should be observed in treating them.
— arthur conan doyle

We are the recorders and reporters of facts – not the judges of the behaviors we describe.
— alfred kinsey

When you seek advice, do not withhold any facts from the person whose advice you seek.
— abu bakr

People will generally accept facts as truth only if the facts agree with what they already believe.
— andy rooney

To be conscious that you are ignorant of the facts is a great step to knowledge.
— benjamin disraeli

What are facts but compromises? A fact merely marks the point where we have agreed to let investigation cease.
— bliss carman

The imaginations which people have of one another are the solid facts of society.
— charles horton cooley



I am turned into a sort of machine for observing facts and grinding out conclusions.
— charles darwin

I worked hard at memorizing lists of facts and figures, and carried with me a book of facts.
— charles van doren

The way to do research is to attack the facts at the point of greatest astonishment.
— celia green

If the facts are contrary to any predictions, then the hypothesis is wrong no matter how appealing.
— david douglass

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

When the mind withdraws into itself and dispenses with facts it makes only chaos.
— edith hamilton

The main facts in human life are five: birth, food, sleep, love and death.
— e m forster

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

Whatever hysteria exists is inflamed by mystery, suspicion and secrecy. Hard and exact facts will cool it.
— elia kazan

I believe in general in a dualism between facts and the ideas of those facts in human heads.
— george santayana

Definition of Statistics: The science of producing unreliable facts from reliable figures.
— evan esar

He has a number of curious facts in illustration of the power of mere goodness to protect against outrage.
— george combe

Breast-feeding does not belong in the realm of facts and hard numbers; it is much too intimate and elemental.
— hanna rosin

I do not fear truth. I welcome it. But I wish all of my facts to be in their proper context.
— gordon b hinckley

We may either proceed from principles to facts, or recede from facts to principles.
— henry mayhew

Here are the facts we confront. No one is against conservation. No one is against alternative fuel sources.
— j d hayworth



As a rule we disbelieve all the facts and theories for which we have no use.
— gustave flaubert

Learners are encouraged to discover facts and relationships for themselves.
— jerome bruner

The news used to be to report facts and allow you to make the decision.
— jesse ventura

To treat your facts with imagination is one thing, to imagine your facts is another.
— john burroughs

The work of science is to substitute facts for appearances, and demonstrations for impressions.
— john ruskin

I would like that to be known; these facts are in the summary which I think is a very good one.
— john sherman cooper

Justice can only be dispensed when you have all the facts in front of you.
— julian baggini

I have barely time to give you a brief statement of facts as I find them.
— john white geary

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