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Facing The Fact Quotes


"In fact, in the far North one sees the northern lights facing south!" - Vincent Massey

"The financial crisis we are facing today arises from the fact that there is almost no more social, cultural, natural, and spiritual capital left to convert into money." - Charles Eisenstein

"By far the single greatest danger facing humankind - in fact, all living beings on our planet - is the threat of nuclear destruction." - Dalai Lama

"Facing it - always facing it - that's the way to get through." - Joseph Conrad

"Facing it, always facing it, that's the way to get through. Face it." - Joseph Conrad

"Our whole economy and society is already being changed by the fact that we have increasing unemployment, mass unemployment and that's what we're facing in the future because of increasing automation." - Gemma Chan

"So why am I facing a recall election? Simple: the big government union bosses from Washington want their money. They don't like the fact that I did something fundamentally pro-worker; something that's truly about freedom." - Scott Walker

"For me, and I suspect for lots of other people too, bad things actually sometimes make you think more about faith and the fact that you're not facing these things on your own." - David Cameron

"Any fact facing us is not as important as our attitude toward it, for that determines our success or failure. The way you think about a fact may defeat you before you ever do anything about it. You are overcome by the fact because you think you are." - Norman Vincent Peale

"Any fact facing us, however difficult, even seemingly hopeless, is not so important as our attitude towards that fact. How you think about a fact may defeat you before you ever do anything about it. You may permit a fact to overwhelm you mentally before you deal with it actually. On the other hand, a confident and optimistic thought pattern can overcome or modify the fact altogether." - Norman Vincent Peale

"Facing the kitsch aesthetic is the unfathomable world of myths." - Saul Friedlander

"We all fight on two fronts, the one facing the enemy, the one facing what we do to the enemy." - Joseph Boyden

"The act of facing overwhelming odds produces greatness and beauty." - Malcolm Gladwell

"When facing a dilemma, choose the more morally demanding alternative." - Harold S. Kushner

"I am the one, Not Running, Not Staying, But FACING" - Rick Yancey

"You will move in the direction you are facing." - Og Mandino

"The most serious problem facing humankind is climate change." - Bill Nye

"Now terrorism is not the greatest threat facing our societies." - Edward Snowden

"A sketch of a man facing to the right." - Adam Smith

"The principal problem facing our economy today is jobs." - Jim Sensenbrenner

"The spread of nuclear weapons is the greatest threat facing the country-and I would argue facing humanity." - Joe Biden

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

"The people who say you are not facing reality actually mean that you are not facing their idea of reality" - Margaret Halsey

"The tragedy of education is played in two scenes - incompetent pupils facing competent teachers and incompetent teachers facing competent pupils." - Martin H Fischer

"There comes a time in the life of a nation, as in the life of an individual, when it must face great responsibilities, whether it will or no. We have now reached that time. We cannot avoid facing the fact that we occupy a new place among the people of the world." - Theodore Roosevelt

"...the West's main weakness remains unchanged: it cannot grasp the fact that it is facing an acceleration in the unfolding of Soviet convergence strategy which is intended to procure the subservience of the West to Moscow under an ultimate Communist World Government." - Anatoliy Golitsyn

"The community does not fight crime well by chasing it; after-the-fact, crime has won and the target of violence is injured or worse. Crime is fought best not by chasing it, but by facing it before it can become a completed act. Crime is fought best at the scene of the violence." - John Longenecker

"This is also evident in Europe, not the dependence on oil and gas, but the fact that structural reforms are long overdue, and I think that the leading economies are very pragmatic and efficient in addressing the issues facing the European economy. That is why we keep approximately 40 percent of our gold and foreign currency reserves in euros." - Vladimir Putin

"But these days, there's also a strong economic argument for doing away with capital punishment. With California facing its most severe fiscal crisis in recent memory... it would be crazy not to consider the fact that it will add as much as $1 billion over the next five years simply to keep the death penalty on the books." - John Van de Kamp

"In the history of the world, all five mass extinctions have been accompanied by massive climate change, so we are facing an incredibly serious threat. In fact, we are technically in the sixth mass extinction right now, and it is the first mass extinction being attributed to humans." - Cameron Russell

"One of the great problems facing men is their failure to realize the fact that a child possesses an active psychic life even when he cannot manifest it, and that the child must secretly perfect this inner life over a long period of time." - Maria Montessori

"It is love that transports us, that fills us with joy! Love turns life into one long adventure, every encounter is a dazzling experience - well, not always, of course, but in actual fact, it is our less successful love affairs that enable us to appreciate the others. I think love protects us from one of the biggest problems facing the modern world: boredom." - Francois Lelord

"Egypt's priorities in fact are all related to the environment: food, water, health, energy, employment and education. Egypt is facing some very serious environmental challenges. The country has limited natural resources and has to decide how to manage these to meet the needs of a growing population." - Mindy Baha El Din

"Obviously, our most pressing need is subsistence for the most vulnerable victims of Katrina, but we should not overlook the fact that the victims of Katrina also include middle-class Americans who have saved and invested, but now face an economic crisis, .. They should be able to tap into their savings and meet this crisis without facing an unfair penalty." - Artur Davis

"It is particularly odd that economists who profess to be champions of a free-market economy, should go to such twists and turns to avoid facing the plain fact: that gold, that scarce and valuable market-produced metal, has always been, and will continue to be, by far the best money for human society." - Murray Rothbard

"Renunciation is not about pushing something away, it is about letting go. It's facing the fact that certain things cause us pain, and they cause other people pain. Renunciation is a commitment to let go of things that create suffering. It is the intention to stop hurting ourselves and others." - Noah Levine

"Women's courage is rather different from men's. The fact that women have to bring up children and look after husbands makes them braver at facing long-term issues, such as illness. Men are more immediately courageous. Lots of people are brave in battle." - Mary Wesley

"The risks facing hedge funds are non-linear and more complex than those facing traditional asset classessuch risks are currently not widely appreciated or well-understood" - Andrew Lo

"And I'm telling you now the frustration The future's facing from the anger in the nation." - C.L. Smooth

"The fate of the living planet is the most important issue facing mankind." - Gaylord Nelson

"Global climate change is one of the greatest challenges facing humanity in the twenty-first century." - Angela Merkel

"Climate change is the Everest of all problems, the thorniest challenge facing humankind." - Lewis Gordon

"Once you're facing the direction of the deep within, awareness enters without a thought." - John de Ruiter

"Along with selfishness, anger is one of the most serious problems facing the world today" - Dalai Lama

"Even a kick in the ass is good when you're facing the right direction." - Elie Tahari

"Once you're facing the direction of the deep within, awareness enters without a thought." - John de Ruiter

"But you who walk facing the sun, what images drawn on the earth can hold you?" - Khalil Gibran

"Climate change is probably the greatest long-term challenge facing the human race" - Tony Blair

"The greatest challenge facing mankind is the challenge of distinguishing reality from fantasy, truth from propaganda..." - Michael Crichton

"As long as I'm facing the right direction, it doesn't matter the size of my steps." - Erica Jong

"And the formation of man is the most pressing problem facing humanity." - Bruce Chatwin

"That is the key challenge facing management today; change is the only constant." - Warren G. Bennis

"I prefer to stay on the important issues facing the American people." - Bernie Sanders

"I'm surprised when I see someone doing the logical, commonsense thing: Walk facing the oncoming traffic." - Robert James Thomson

"The challenges African-Americans are facing today are rooted in the system of slavery." - Charles Rangel

"You don't play 162 games without facing some adversity during the course of the year." - Tom Glavine

"Deficits. Most people of knowledge say it's the biggest single problem facing the economic free world." - David Hartman

"The challenges African-Americans are facing today are rooted in the system of slavery." - Charles B Rangel

"We are the greatest country in the world but we are facing serious issues." - Rick Larsen

"The most important question facing the planet is: Is it worth it?" - Robert Bateman

"Climate change is the Everest of all problems, the thorniest challenge facing humankind." - Lewis Gordon Pugh

"The basic problems facing the world today are not susceptible to a military solution." - John F Kennedy

"The 'Amazing' can only be created by facing fear, risk and failure during the process." - Joel Brown

"I am facing the most difficult thing of my life, my own greatest failure." - Richard Paul Evans

"Facing the difficulties, I can choose either to be a poor victim or a great adventurer." - Paulo Coelho

"Sometimes it isn't fighting that's brave, its facing the death you know is coming." - Veronica Roth

"This 'one big plan' thinking leads to a lot of the problems we're facing." - Clara Mamet

"Unfortunately, I've been fighting injuries recently more than facing rivals in the ring." - Vitali Klitschko

"Courage is the facing of a challenge with a healthy fear, not being fearless." - Les Stroud

"When you turn to God you discover He has been facing you all the time." - Zig Ziglar

"The biggest threat facing America is terrorists with weapons of mass destruction." - George W Bush

"Set up as an ideal the facing of reality as honestly and as cheerfully as possible." - Karl A Menninger

"Facing my addiction was one of the hardest things I've had to do in my life." - Lynda Carter

"The pressure you are facing is not going to break you. It's going to make you." - Victoria Osteen

"A facade of skyscrapers facing a lake and behind the facade, every type of dubiousness." - E M Forster

"Sometimes you can't let go of the past without facing it again." - Gail Tsukiyama

"Male friends do not always face each other; they stand side by side, facing the world." - Carolyn Heilbrun

"Your biggest problem, is that you think the current problem you're facing is your problem" - Tony Robbins

"Sometimes you ca' let go of the past without facing it again." - Gail Tsukiyama

" should never turn to one's left when facing the nagual." - Carlos Castaneda

"The greatest single challenge facing our globalised world is to combat and eradicate its disparities." - Nelson Mandela

"I don't run against Hillary Clinton. I run on the most important issues facing America." - Bernie Sanders

"I've noticed from my fans that we hide the things that we are facing." - Rachel Platten

"Anyone that steps into the ring with me is facing a real welterweight." - Keith Thurman

"The ocean seemed like a sea of Eden. But now we are facing paradise lost." - Sylvia Earle

"Sometimes facing opportunity is like staring at the knees of a giraffe." - Laurie Beth Jones

"A good, square, stone house, placed on an eminence, facing the Bishop's Palace at Auckland." - Henry George Liddell

"Set up as an ideal the facing of reality as honestly and as cheerfully as possible." - Dr. Karl Menninger

"Man is the problem, and we live with various stratagems for not facing it." - Allan Bloom

"Growth requires facing where you're at so you can go to the NEXT LEVEL" - Joyce Meyer

"The funny thing about facing imminent death is that it really snaps everything else into perspective." - James Patterson

"Victory usually goes to those green enough to underestimate the monumental hurdles they are facing." - Richard P Feynman

"We believe that the European Union is facing a truly historic choice." - Jeanpierre Raffarin

"Every three days on average, I am alone on stage, facing the public." - Placido Domingo

"We believe that the European Union is facing a truly historic choice." - Jean-Pierre Raffarin

"Alabama seniors all across the Third Congressional District continue facing high drug costs." - Mike Rogers

"Construction is a matter of optimism; its a matter of facing the future with confidence." - Cesar Pelli

"I'm not working now, so I'm sort of facing the unknown." - Radha Mitchell

"The greatest threat facing humanity is a radical Islamist regime meeting up with nuclear weapons." - Benjamin Netanyahu

"When you're facing all the issues of life and you don't know what to do, accept the fact that you are human. We all are. We don't have the capacity to understand Almighty God. But you know what? We know Jesus Christ. He's the wisdom of God. And He put His Holy Spirit in us. So having access to the Holy Spirit and Jesus, we can face the challenges of today with the wisdom of God." - David Jeremiah

"There's a common threat facing all of us - Christians, Jews, and Muslims - and that is the Antichrist. It's a very deep subject, and it's a horrendous thing to contemplate. Someone will appear who is, in fact, the opposite of what he appears to be. Some people will believe in him, and that's really frightening. In Islam, there's a belief that Jesus will return to destroy the Antichrist, which is something many people don't know about the Islamic faith." - Cat Stevens

"Never has America lost a war ... But name, if you can, the last peace the United States won. Victory yes, but this country has never made a successful peace because peace requires exchanging ideas, concepts, thoughts, and recognizing the fact that two distinct systems of life can exist together without conflict. Consider how quickly America seems to be facing its allies of one war as new enemies." - Vine Deloria Jr

"In the long run, though, the greatest IT risk facing most companies is more prosaic than a catastrophe. It is, simply, overspending. IT may be a commodity, and its costs may fall rapidly enough to ensure that any new capabilities are quickly shared, but the very fact that it is entwined with so many business functions means that it will continue to consume a large portion of corporate spending." - Nicholas G. Carr

"The eradication of anti-personnel mines around the world is one of the most important tasks facing the international community." - Norman Jewison

"The battle of Kursk... the forcing of the Dnieper... and the liberation of Kiev, left Hitlerite Germany facing catastrophe." - Vasily Chuikov

"Live in the present tense, facing the duty at hand without regret for the past or worry over the future." - William DeWitt Hyde

"The kind of issues that we face as detectives are similar to what the other married couples out there are facing, or the brother and sister, or the brother and brother are facing. Relationships are universal." - Michael Ealy

"Today, the greatest challenge facing American evangelicals is not persecution from the world, but seduction by the world." - C J Mahaney

"The problem of direct colour photography has been facing us since the turn of the last century." - Gabriel Lippmann

"Funding for sports (and the arts) are often the first things facing the chop in difficult times." - Lucy Powell

"A man can no more be a Christian without facing evil and conquering it than he can be a soldier without going to battle, facing the cannon's mouth, and encountering the enemy in the field." - Edwin Hubbel Chapin

"A man can no more be a Christian without facing evil and conquering it than he can be a soldier without going to battle, facing the cannon's mouth, and encountering the enemy in the field." - Edwin Hubbell Chapin

"When an elder turns to face the dead, that means he turns away from facing the future and his own retirement in Phoenix, let's say. He turns and finds himself facing the children." - Robert Bly

"The struggles I'm facing The chances I'm taking Sometimes might knock me down But no, I'm not breaking." - Miley Cyrus

"The world is facing a historic turning point because the system of materialistic liberalism has come to a deadlock." - Kingoro Hashimoto

"The sense that materialism has gotten out of hand is magnified by the pressures facing middle-class American families." - Robert Wuthnow

"The alleviation of human error, whether design or intrinsically human, continues to be the most important problem facing aerospace safety." - Jerome F. Lederer

"Standing facing the door in an elevator and pretending you're the only person there, no matter how crowded it is." - Paulo Coelho

"For the gift of life, the only true thanks was in living fully, and facing death with honor." - Janet Morris

"In reality, finding a way to raise taxes may well be the central political problem facing the United States." - David Leonhardt

"The U.S. is facing a structural competitiveness problem that is leading to the weakest economy we have seen in generations." - Michael Porter

"One of the greatest threats facing book publishing, and the entire country for that matter, is censorship." - Bennett Cerf

"When facing the apparent denial of my request, God gave me the opportunity to honor him by trusting His Word." - Charles Spurgeon

"The consensus is that climate change ranks along with nuclear warfare as the top two risks facing human civilization." - Graciela Chichilnisky

"We have to face the reality of climate change. It is arguably the biggest threat we are facing today." - William Hague

"I believe our biggest issue is the same biggest issue that the whole world is facing, and that's habitat destruction." - Steve Irwin

"I find teaching - I like it, but I find just walking into the classroom and facing the students very difficult." - Lydia Davis

"The biggest challenge facing a missionary today is to forget himself and lose himself in the work." - Gordon B Hinckley

"The world is facing a new networked, digital lifestyle, and we will ensure that Canon remains ahead of the game." - Fujio Mitarai

"I know what's funny, and I probably know the best way to deliver the joke. Whether it's walking out of a room, facing that way, facing this way. I just have a sense of that." - James Burrows

"What do you think this very difficult situation will push? Especially in the hearts of those who are facing the starvation, facing the unemployment, facing this siege, facing the tragedy of their families - the poverty of their families. Some of them, they didn't find food to eat. What do you expect from them? In spite of death, our people are still patient. But patience has limits." - Yasser Arafat

"You ca' run in more than one direction at a time. And you will only run in the direction you are facing. So if your heart is facing anything other than Allah, it is' Him you're running towards." - Yasmin Mogahed

"If I had faced it then, I wouldn't be facing it now, but sooner or later you have to choose between running and facing the thing you thought you could not face." - Rick Yancey

"You can't run in more than one direction at a time. And you will only run in the direction you are facing. So if your heart is facing anything other than Allah, it isn't Him you're running towards." - Yasmin Mogahed

"If you are slain in battle, you should be resolved to have your corpse facing the enemy." - Yamamoto Tsunetomo

"Know more about the situation you're facing than a reporter who is writing a major article would." - Laurie Beth Jones

"Yazidis are facing the worst genocide of our times. They have been reduced from 23 million to 1 million." - Sri Sri Ravi Shankar

"Often, the greatest challenge facing an organization is recognizing and acting on opportunity rather than solving a problem." - Peter Ginter

"Overpopulation is perhaps the biggest problem facing us, and immigration is part of that problem. It has to be addressed." - David R Brower

"We are currently facing countless hurdles and obstacles, BUT will never lose the sight of infinite hope." - Widad Akrawi

"Why do we dread adversity when we know that facing it is the only way to become stronger, smarter, better?" - John Wooden

"There is a point when facing the unknown stops being a longed-for adventure and becomes a terrifying reality." - Storm Constantine

"My favorite sexual position is when the girl is facing Mecca and I am fighting off a wolf." - Dane Cook

"Somewhere, there's someone who's masturbation ritual ends with them setting up ventriloquist dummies facing the bed. I mean, someone else." - Dana Gould

"Cultures have gone down and rebuilt again and I'm sure we're all facing the same level of extinction." - Justin Broadrick

"The notion that work is a burden is a terrible mistake. Working and facing up to one's responsibilities: That's happiness." - Katharine Hepburn

"I'm going to deliver a detailed policy address on one of the greatest challenges facing our country today, illegal immigration." - Donald Trump

"To decide is to walk facing forward with nary a crick in your neck from looking back at the crossroads." - Betsy Canas Garmon

"If we are facing in the right direction, all we have to do is keep on walking." - Saying

"We are facing someone who has an army, money, and a political plan for the Arab Islamic Middle East." - Walid Jumblatt



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