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Definition of Fact

Fact

  1. A doing, making, or preparing.
  2. An effect produced or achieved; anything done or that comes to pass; an act; an event; a circumstance.
  3. Reality; actuality; truth; as, he, in fact, excelled all the rest; the fact is, he was beaten.
  4. The assertion or statement of a thing done or existing; sometimes, even when false, improperly put, by a transfer of meaning, for the thing done, or supposed to be done; a thing supposed or asserted to be done; as, history abounds with false facts.

Fact Quotations

Believe that life is worth living and your belief will help create the fact. - William James
Believe that life is worth living and your belief will help create the fact.
William James

Everything we hear is an opinion, not a fact. Everything we see is a perspective, not the truth. - Marcus Aurelius
Everything we hear is an opinion, not a fact. Everything we see is a perspective, not the truth.
Marcus Aurelius

We cannot change our past. We can not change the fact that people act in a certain way. We can not change the inevitable. The only thing we can do is play on the one string we have, and that is our attitude.
Charles R. Swindoll

Violence as a way of achieving racial justice is both impractical and immoral. I am not unmindful of the fact that violence often brings about momentary results. Nations have frequently won their independence in battle. But in spite of temporary victories, violence never brings permanent peace.
Martin Luther King, Jr.

Stem cell research is the key to developing cures for degenerative conditions like Parkinson's and motor neuron disease from which I and many others suffer. The fact that the cells may come from embryos is not an objection, because the embryos are going to die anyway.
Stephen Hawking
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Fact Translations

fact in Afrikaans is feit
fact in Danish is faktum
fact in Dutch is feit
fact in Finnish is tosiasia
fact in French is factum
fact in German is Tatsache, Tatsache, Faktum
fact in Norwegian is faktum, kjennsgjerning
fact in Portuguese is fato
fact in Spanish is hecho
fact in Swedish is faktum
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