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Don't divide the world into 'them' and 'us.' Avoid infatuation with or resentment of the press, the Congress, rivals, or opponents. Accept them as facts. They have their jobs and you have yours.
Facts are facts and will not disappear on account of your likes.
Facts are counterrevolutionary.
Things need not have happened to be true. Tales and adventures are the shadow truths that will endure when mere facts are dust and ashes and forgotten.
I am not politically correct. I am all about the facts, I am all about the truth and I am all about Godly pursuits and what this country was built on, and I am not apologetic about it.
Alcohol is necessary for a man so that he can have a good opinion of himself, undisturbed be the facts.
Finley Peter Dunne
A pun does not commonly justify a blow in return. But if a blow were given for such cause, and death ensued, the jury would be judges both of the facts and of the pun, and might, if the latter were of an aggravated character, return a verdict of justifiable homicide.
Oliver Wendell Holmes
What is in question is a kind of book reviewing which seems to be more and more popular: the loose putting down of opinions as though they were facts, and the treating of facts as though they were opinions.
It used to be that we disagreed over the basic facts we were fighting over, and we had different opinions about them. Now I think we accept different sources of authority. ... And people can establish credibility on their own say-so as long as nobody follows the trail and calls them out on it.
Almost any biographer, if he respects facts, can give us much more than another fact to add to our collection. He can give us the creative fact; the fertile fact; the fact that suggests and engenders.
As a rule we disbelieve all the facts and theories for which we have no use.
The facts of life are that a child who has seen war cannot be compared with a child who doesn't know what war is except from television.
The secret to discovery is to never believe existing facts.
Bryant H. McGill
Republicans and Democrats have used accounting gimmicks and competing government analyses to deceive the public into believing that 2 + 2 = 6. If our leaders cannot agree on the numbers, if 'facts' are fictional, how can they possibly have a substantive debate on solutions?
J. C. Watts
I have always found that if I move with seventy-five percent or more of the facts that I usually never regret it. It's the guys who wait to have everything perfect that drive you crazy.
What is wrong with changing your mind because the facts changed? But you have to be able to say why you changed your mind and how the facts changed.
Pessimism only describes an attitude, and not facts, and hence is entirely subjective.
Francis Parker Yockey
Rude contact with facts chased my visions and dreams quickly away, and in their stead I beheld the horrors, the corruption, the evils and hypocrisy of society, and as I stood among them, a young wife, a great wail of agony went out from my soul.
With time, many of the facts I learned were forgotten but I never lost the excitement of discovery.
The facts are always friendly, every bit of evidence one can acquire, in any area, leads one that much closer to what is true.
Don't become a mere recorder of facts, but try to penetrate the mystery of their origin.
Intelligent people tend to talk about the facts. They don't sit around and call each other names. That's what you can find on a third grade playground.
The world is the totality of facts, not of things.
When you seek advice, do not withhold any facts from the person whose advice you seek.
Every woman needs to know the facts. And the fact is, when it comes to breast cancer, every woman is at risk.
Debbie Wasserman Schultz
The facts are plain: Religious leaders who preside over marriage ceremonies must and will be guided by what they believe. If they do not wish to celebrate marriages for same-sex couples, that is their right. The Supreme Court says so. And the Charter says so.
Facts, like people, want to be free - and when they're free, liberty is usually around the corner.
Practical politics consists in ignoring facts.
We apply law to facts. We don't apply feelings to facts.
This is one of those cases in which the imagination is baffled by the facts.
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