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Faith is the great cop out, the great excuse to evade the need to think and evaluate evidence. Faith is belief in spite of, even perhaps because of, the lack of evidence. (Quote by - Richard Dawkins)

I don't want to be left behind. In fact, I want to be here before the action starts. (Quote by - Kerry Packer)

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. (Quote by - Joey Adams)

Democrats lead in all the polls by at least ten points, except one.. Fox News. That is with a margin of error of plus or minus the facts. (Quote by - Stephen Colbert)

Facts and truth really don't have much to do with each other. (Quote by - William Faulkner)

Anyone who knows a strange fact shares in its singularity. (Quote by - Jean Genet)

I know of no more encouraging fact than the ability of a man to elevate his life by conscious endeavor. (Quote by - Henry David Thoreau)

Doubts often beget the facts they fear. (Quote by - Thomas Jefferson)

I see myself as a climate change skeptic and a skeptic looks at the evidence and bases conclusions on the evidence rather than on belief. To hold the view that this is not an issue that you need to do something about, to hold the view that itís all a furphy takes belief. (Quote by - Ross Garnaut)

People do not care how nobly they live, only how long, despite the fact that it is within everyone's reach to live nobly, but within no one's reach to live long. (Quote by - Seneca)

Blessed is the man who, having nothing to say, abstains from giving us wordy evidence of the fact. (Quote by - George Eliot)

The chief value of money lies in the fact that one lives in a world in which it is overestimated. (Quote by - H L Mencken)

One goes to Nature only for hints and half-truths. Her facts are crude until you have absorbed them or translated them. . . . It is not so much what we see as what the thing seen suggests. (Quote by - John Burroughs)

Nothing in education is so astonishing as the amount of ignorance it accumulates in the form of inert facts. (Quote by - Henry Brooks Adams)

Practical politics consists of ignoring facts. (Quote by - Henry Adams)

I pass with relief from the tossing sea of Cause and Theory to the firm ground of Result and Fact. (Quote by - Winston Churchill)

A woman with a voice is by definition a strong woman. But the search to find that voice can be remarkably difficult. Itís complicated by the fact that in most nations women receive substantially less education than men. (Quote by - Melinda Gates)

One moment of a man's life is a fact so stupendous as to take the luster out of all fiction. (Quote by - Ralph Waldo Emerson)

It seems to me that the fact that I am a woman is a bigger issue than the fact that I'm from the East. For me it isn't really important. I've only ever known myself as a woman. (Quote by - Angela Merkel)

I am certainly not one of those who need to be prodded. In fact, if anything, I am the prod. (Quote by - Winston Churchill)

The grand aim of all science is to cover the greatest number of empirical facts by logical deduction from the smallest number of hypotheses or axioms. (Quote by - Albert Einstein)

We are faced with the paradoxical fact that education has become one of the chief obstacles to intelligence and freedom of thought. (Quote by - Bertrand Russell)

The degree of one's emotions varies inversely with one's knowledge of the facts ? the less you know, the hotter you get. (Quote by - Bertrand Russell)

It is grindingly, creakingly, crashingly obvious that if Darwinism was really a theory of chance, it could not work. (Quote by - Richard Dawkins)

Beauty is the index of a larger fact than wisdom. (Quote by - Oliver Wendell Holmes)


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