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Facts Quotes

I'm not afraid of facts, I welcome facts but a congeries of facts is not equivalent to an idea. This is the essential fallacy of the so-called ''scientific'' mind. People who mistake facts for ideas are incomplete thinkers; they are gossips.
Cynthia Ozick Permalink
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Brian Billick
It's one of those questions I can't answer specifically because I don't have the facts,
Brian Billick Permalink
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The fatal futility of Fact.
Henry James Permalink
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True opinions can prevail only if the facts to which they refer are known; if they are not known, false ideas are just as effective as true ones, if not a little more effective
Walter Lippmann Permalink
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If you're going to state facts in a National Geographic film, ... they had better be right.
Adam Leipzig Permalink
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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 Permalink
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If all the facts you are reading about in the media are true, then it has me thinking whether the problem is at the coaching level or at board level.
Andrew Slack Permalink
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I wish people would base their opinions around factual theories.
Dedrick Pitter Permalink
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Adam Smith
This is one of those cases in which the imagination is baffled by the facts.
Adam Smith Permalink
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Adam Smith
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 Permalink
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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 Permalink
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Robert Ingersoll
A fact never went into partnership with a miracle. Truth scorns the assistance of wonders. A fact will fit every other fact in the universe, and that is how you can tell whether it is or is not a fact. A lie will not fit anything except another lie.
Robert Ingersoll Permalink
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Will Smith
I don't make jokes. I just watch the government and report the facts.
Will Smith Permalink
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People can say whatever they want to say, but the facts speak for themselves, ... When it comes to network television, baseball is the No. 2 sport.
Tim Brosnan Permalink
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The judge also has a truth he wants to hide: He often hasn't been completely candid in describing the facts or the law.
Alan Dershowitz Permalink
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John Roberts is a very careful and good lawyer, and I think the facts (of each case) will matter to him,
Alan Morrison Permalink
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It just never happened. Look, the facts are the facts. The resume is out there. You can all read it. We didn't score. We didn't score enough points with the firepower we have. It's something we have to improve on. ... Anyone can make a quantum leap. Anyone.
Al Davis Permalink
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Al Gore
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 Permalink
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Dan Castellaneta
Facts are meaningless. You could use facts to prove anything that's even remotely true.
Dan Castellaneta Permalink
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Oliver Wendell Holmes
All generous minds have a horror of what are commonly called ''facts.'' They are the brute beasts of the intellectual domain. Who does not know fellows that always have an ill-conditioned fact or two that they lead after them into decent company like so many bull-dogs, ready to let them slip at every ingenious suggestion, or convenient generalization, or pleasant fancy? I allow no ''facts'' at this table.
Oliver Wendell Holmes Permalink
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Truman Capote
It's a scientific fact that if you stay in California you lose one point of your IQ every year
Truman Capote Permalink
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There are many reasons for keeping a diary: to make a note of facts that one considers important; to open one's heart, to give vent to one's feelings, to make confessions; from the instinct of economy which sometimes encourages a writer to make good use of even the smallest crumbs of his life, so that he may have one more book to publish; or again from vanity and self-satisfaction.
Alberto Moravia Permalink
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Facts do not cease to exist because they are ignored.
Aldous Huxley Permalink
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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 Permalink
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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 Permalink
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Paganism is wholesome because it faces the facts of life.
Aleister Crowley Permalink
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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 Permalink
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I need more facts from them on how quickly they responded and all the things they did. Did they do all the things they could have done to protect public health and to protect the amount that ended up in the ocean?
Alexis Strauss Permalink
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I want to get all the facts before I make any decisions, but you know, it just didn't look good,
Allan Bense Permalink
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Sometimes President Uribe is hit with the impact that some facts produce in the public arena. And the management in military affairs is run more by public opinion.
Alfredo Rangel Permalink
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