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If facts are the seeds that later produce knowledge and wisdom, then the emotions and the impressions of the senses are the fertile soil in which the seeds must grow. (Quote by - Rachel Carson)

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. (Quote by - Brendan Gill)

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

Belief creates the actual fact. (Quote by - William James)

She always says, my lord, that facts are like cows. If you look them in the face hard enough they generally run away. (Quote by - Dorothy L. Sayers)

Accept the fact that we have to treat almost anybody as a volunteer.. (Quote by - Peter F. Drucker)

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. (Quote by - Philip Roth)

There's a world of difference between truth and facts. Facts can obscure the truth. (Quote by - Maya Angelou)

The facts of the present won't sit still for a portrait. They are constantly vibrating, full of clutter and confusion. (Quote by - William MacNeile Dixon)

If you get all the facts, your judgment can be right; if you don't get all the facts, it can't be right. (Quote by - Bernard M. Baruch)

What arouses the indignation of the honest satirist is not, unless the man is a prig, the fact that people in positions of power or influence behave idiotically, or even that they behave wickedly. It is that they conspire successfully to impose upon the public a picture of themselves as so very sagacious, honest and well-intentioned. (Quote by - Claud Cockburn)

If all who are engaged in the profession of education were willing to state the facts instead of making greater promises than they can possibly fulfill, they would not be in such bad repute with the lay- public. (Quote by - Isocrates)

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. (Quote by - Charles Darwin)

The search for static security - in the law and elsewhere - is misguided. The fact is security can only be achieved through constant change, adapting old ideas that have outlived their usefulness to current facts. (Quote by - William Osler)

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. If I killed them all there would be news from Hell before breakfast. (Quote by - William Tecumseh Sherman)

It is a well- known fact that we always recognize our homeland when we are about to lose it. (Quote by - Albert Camus)

I can't let important policy decisions hinge on the fact that an election is coming up every 90 days. (Quote by - Gerhard Schroeder)

The simple fact was that if the song wasn't about me, I couldn't see how it could possibly be about anybody else, including the one I knew it was supposed to be about, and good luck to him, too. (Quote by - William Saroyan)

Look at the facts of the world. You see a continual and progressive triumph of the right. I do not pretend to understand the moral universe; the arc is a long one, my eye reaches but little ways; I cannot calculate the curve and complete the figure by the experience of sight; I can divine it by conscience. And from what I see I am sure it bends towards justice. Things refuse to be mismanaged long. (Quote by - Theodore Parker)

Girl when the nights cold I'm warm holding the fact That I got you holding my back With my feelings stealing the blue of the sky leaving them grey Girl you the sun to brighten up my day When it seem like the hill to steep and my vision getting blurry Call on you my dove be there in a hurry When all is gone wrong and I can't go on you my angel immortalised in song baby forever. (Quote by - Will Smith)

Christianity simply does not make sense until you have faced the sort of facts I have been describing. Christianity tells people to repent and promises them forgiveness. It therefore has nothing (as far as I know) to say to people who do not know they have done anything to repent of and who do not feel that they need forgiveness. (Quote by - C.S. Lewis)

The facts are always friendly, every bit of evidence one can acquire, in any area, leads one that much closer to what is true. (Quote by - Carl Rogers)

We want the facts to fit the preconceptions. When they don't it is easier to ignore the facts than to change the preconceptions. (Quote by - Jessamyn West)

Principles . . . become modified in practice, by facts. (Quote by - James Fenimore Cooper)

I'm only aware of the facts of those two specific incidents. (Quote by - Peter Edwards)

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