Facts Proverbs

Sayings about Facts

Consider the facts seven times before you suspect someone. ~ Japanese Proverbs

Wise men talk about ideas, intellectuals about facts, and the ordinary man talks about what he eats. ~ Mongolian Proverb

Maternity is a matter of fact, paternity is a matter of opinion. ~ American Proverbs

Not speech, but facts, convince. ~ Greek Proverbs

The wise man looks ahead. The fool attempts to fool himself and won’t face facts. ~ Bible

The very fact that we are looking for something usually stands in the way of our finding it. ~ African Proverb

Quotations about Facts

Facts don’t cease to exist because they are ignored. ~ Aldous Huxley

Married life requires shared mystery even when all the facts are known. ~ Richard Ford

There are no facts, only interpretations. ~ Friedrich Nietzsche

Facts are God’s arguments; we should be careful never to misunderstand or pervert them. ~ Tryon Edwards

It is the spirit of the age to believe that any fact, no matter how suspect, is superior to any imaginative exercise, no matter how true. ~ Gore Vidal

The fact, if they are there, speak for themselves. ~ David Seabury

Facts have a cruel way of substituting themselves for fancies. There is nothing more remorseless, just as there is nothing more helpful, than truth. ~ William C. Redfield

To some lawyers, all facts are created equal. ~ Justice Felix Frankfurter

It is as fatal as it is cowardly to blink facts because they are not to our taste. ~ John Tyndall

I might show facts as plain as day: but, since your eyes are blind, you’d say, “Where? What?” and turn away. ~ Christina Rossetti

We must have strong minds, ready to accept facts as they are. ~ Harry S. Truman

Blessed is the man who, having nothing to say, abstains from giving us wordy evidence of the fact. ~ George Eliot

Facts are stupid things. ~ Ronald Reagan Quotes

When facts were weak, his native cheek brought him serenely through. ~ Charles Haddon Spurgeon

Never forget the facts are important but it’s the opinion of the facts that causes comment. ~ Author Unknown

There is nothing I know of so sublime as a fact. ~ George Canning

Facts are facts and will not disappear on account of your likes. ~ Jawaharlal Nehru Quotes

What are facts but compromises? A fact merely marks the point where we have agreed to let investigation cease. ~ Bliss Carman

There is nothing as deceptive as an obvious fact. ~ Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

No matter what you believe, it doesn’t change the facts. ~ Al Kersha

Facts are to the mind what food is to the body. ~ Edmund Burke

Anyone who knows a strange fact shares in its singularity. ~ Jean Genet

Any fact facing us is not as important as our attitude toward it, for that determines our success or failure. ~ Norman Vincent Peale

It is not the facts which guide the conduct of men, but their opinions about facts; which may be entirely wrong. We can only make them right by discussion. ~ Norman Angell

A concept is stronger than a fact. ~ Charlotte P. Gillman

There are no tragedies, just facts not recognized in time. ~ William D. Montapert

That’s the kind of ad I like, facts, facts, facts. ~ Samuel Goldwyn

In matters of fact, they say there is some credit to be given to the testimony of men, but not in matters of judgment. ~ Richard Hooker

To treat your facts with imagination is one thing, but to imagine your facts is another. ~John Burroughs

Comment is free but facts are sacred. ~ Charles Prestwich Scott

I grow daily to honor facts more and more, and theory less and less.~ Thomas Carlyle

Conclusive facts are inseparable from inconclusive except by a head that already understands and knows. ~ Thomas Carlyle

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 M. Baruch

In science, all facts, no matter how trivial or banal, enjoy democratic equality. ~ Mary McCarthy

We should keep so close to facts that we never have to remember the second time what we said the first time. ~ Marion F. Smith

Facts are stubborn things. ~ Jane Elliot

Facts and truth really don’t have much to do with each other. ~ William Faulkner

Practical observation commonly consists of collecting a few facts and loading them with guesses. ~ Author Unknown

Facts are plain spoken; hopes and figures are its aversion. ~ Joseph Addison Quotes

If the facts don’t fit the theory, change the facts.~ Albert Einstein Quotes

Facts are not truths; they are not conclusions; they are not even premises, but in the nature and parts of premises. ~ Samuel Taylor Coleridge

Every story has three sides. Yours, mine and the facts. ~ Foster M. Russell

Facts are counterrevolutionary. ~ Eric Hoffer

One fact is better than one hundred analogies. ~Author Unknown

If a man will kick a fact out of the window, when he comes back he finds it again in the chimney corner. ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

Facts do not ‘speak for themselves’, they are read in the light of theory. ~ Stephen Jay Gould

Some people have a peculiar faculty for denying facts.~ George Denison Prentice

We do not deal in facts when we are contemplating ourselves. ~ Mark Twain

The main part of intellectual education is not the acquisition of facts but learning how to make facts live. ~ Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.

Facts as facts do not always create a spirit of reality, because reality is a spirit. ~ Gilbert K. Chesterton

Never face facts; if you do you’ll never get up in the morning. ~ Marlo Thomas

I believe in general in a dualism between facts and the ideas of those facts in human heads. ~ George Santayana

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

People can refute your facts, but never your feelings. ~ Sharon Anthony Bower

Get your facts first, and then you can distort them as much as you please. ~ Mark Twain Quotes

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

There are no eternal facts, as there are no absolute truths. ~ Friedrich Nietzsche

From principles is derived probability, but truth or certainty is obtained only from facts. ~ Nathaniel Hawthorne

No facts are to me sacred; none are profane. I simply experiment, an endless seeker, with no past at my back. ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson Quotes

Facts are the most important thing in business. Study facts and do more than is expected of you. ~ Frederick Hudson Ecker

Every fact that is learned becomes a key to other facts. ~ Edward Livingston Youmans

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

A world of facts lies outside and beyond the world of words.~ Thomas Henry Huxley

The construction of life is at present in the power of facts far more than convictions.~ Walter Benjamin

Facts in books, statistics in encyclopedias, the ability to use them in men’s heads. ~ Fogg Brackell

Facts Proverbs

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