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"The facts of life are conservative." - Mona Charen

"The facts of life are the impossibilities of fiction." - Jerome K Jerome

"They're ugly, but those are the facts of life." - Harper Lee

"The facts of life are very stubborn things." - Cleveland Amory

"Paganism is wholesome because it faces the facts of life." - Aleister Crowley

"That's the kind of ad I like, facts, facts, facts." - Samuel Goldwyn

"Now, what I want is, Facts. Teach these boys and girls nothing but Facts. Facts alone are wanted in life. Plant nothing else, and root out everything else. You can only form the minds of reasoning animals upon Facts..." - Charles Dickens

"Prayer is the contemplation of the facts of life from the highest point of view." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"I know all about the facts of life, and I don't think much of them." - Dodie Smith

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

"Confidence is directness and courage in meeting the facts of life." - John Dewey

"The facts of a person's life will, like murder, come out." - Norman Sherry

"Life does not consist mainly - or even largely - of facts and happenings." - Mark Twain

"Telling a teen-ager the facts of life is like giving a fish a bath." - Arnold H Glasow

"Telling a teenager the facts of life is like giving a fish a bath." - Arnold H Glasow

"You can spend your whole life building a wall of facts between you and anything real." - Chuck Palahniuk

"Impotence, fetishism, bisexuality, and bondage are all facts of life, and our fiction should reflect that." - Rick Moody

"I knew the facts of death before I knew the facts of life. There never was a time when I didn't see the skull beneath the skin." - P D James

"One of the greatest tragedies of life is the murder of a beautiful theory by a gang of brutal facts." - Benjamin Franklin

"You can't make the Duchess of Windsor into Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm. The facts of life are very stubborn things." - Cleveland Amory

"That is the kind of ad I like. Facts, facts, facts." - Samuel Goldwyn

"Physiology and psychology cover, between them, the field of vital phenomena; they deal with the facts of life at large, and in particular with the facts of human life." - Wilhelm Wundt

"The facts of life are to the biographer what the text of a novel is to the critic." - Victoria Glendinning

"For those of you who don't know who I am, I played Natalie on The Facts of Life." - Reno Collier

"There's no such thing as 'facts of life'. Only standing theories that haven't been disproved as of yet." - Simon Travaglia

"Now, what I want is Facts. Teach these boys and girls nothing but Facts. Facts alone are wanted in life. Plant nothing else, and root out everything else. You can only form the minds of reasoning animals upon Facts; nothing else will ever be of any service to them." - Charles Dickens

"There are going to be situations where people are going to go without assistance. That's just the facts of life." - Daryl Gates

"One of the disconcerting facts about the spiritual life is that God takes you at your word." - Dorothy Day

"The Blues are the true facts of life expressed in words and song, insiration, feeling, and understanding." - Willie Dixon

"The Blues are the true facts of life expressed in words and song, inspiration, feeling, and understanding." - Willie Dixon

"I really believe we read differently when we know even the most banal facts of an author's life." - Anne Michaels

"Clinging uncritically to traditional ideas and beliefs often serves to obscure or deny real facts of our life history." - Alice Miller

"Now, what I want is, facts. Teach these boys and girls nothing but Facts. Facts alone are wanted in life. Plant nothing else, and root out everything else. You can only form the minds of reasoning animals upon Facts: nothing else will ever be of any service to them. This is the principle on which I bring up my own children, and this is the principle on which I bring up these children. Stick to Facts, sir!" - Charles Dickens

"Now, what I want is, Facts. . . . Facts alone are wanted in life." - Charles Dickens

"Now, what I want is, Facts.... Facts alone are wanted in life." - Charles Dickens

"In this life we want nothing but facts, sir; nothing but facts." - Charles Dickens

"Though we face the facts of sex we are more reluctant than ever to face the fact of death or the crueler facts of life, either biological or social." - Joseph Wood Krutch

"And Robert Lowell, of course - in his poems, we're not located in his actual life. We're located more in the externals, in the journalistic facts of his life." - Mark Strand

"There is no democracy of facts." - Neal A Maxwell

"Truth is independent of facts always." - Oscar Wilde

"Facts are the enemy of truth." - Miguel De Cervantes

"A shilling life will give you all the facts." - W H Auden

"Our job is to bring the dead facts to life." - William Bernbach

"I hate to think life is just facts and laws." - Ang Lee

"Reading things that are relevant to the facts of your life is of limited value. The facts are, after all, only the facts, and the yearning passionate part of you will not be met there. That is why reading ourselves as a fiction as well as fact is so liberating. The wider we read the freer we become." - Jeanette Winterson

"I certainly incorporate facts into my fiction. I take the basic facts from the life of my subject and I pick and choose what to use to construct a really interesting novel. I don't let facts get in the way of my imagination and my exploration of the subject's emotions and relationships." - Melanie Benjamin

"Facts from paper are not the same as facts from people. The reliability of the people giving you the facts is as important as the facts themselves." - Harold Geneen

"Facts from paper are not the same as facts from people. The reliability of the people giving you the facts is as important as the facts themselves." - Harold S Geneen

"People who make documentaries have to be faithful to the facts. But when you are making a drama, a fiction based on the life, all you have to be faithful to is the spirit of the facts, which I think I was in every case. As long as you don't violate their spirit, you can play with the facts." - Milos Forman

"Life does not consist mainly - or even largely - of facts and happenings. It consists mainly of the storm of thoughts that are forever blowing through one's mind." - Mark Twain

"Life does not consist mainly-or even largely- of facts and happenings. It consists mainly of the storm of thoughts that is forever blowing through one's head." - Mark Twain

"Life does not consist mainly, or even largely, of facts and happenings. It consists mainly of the storm of thought that is forever flowing through one's head." - Mark Twain

"Life does not consist mainly, or even largely, of facts or happenings. It consist mainly of the storm of thoughts that is forever flowing through one's head." - Mark Twain

"Morrissey was my Mrs. Garrett, the house mother from the Facts of Life, a soothing adult figure giving me words of wisdom." - Rob Sheffield

"My mother insured that a life of petty facts and dutiful farming was kept at bay by her passionate intensity, which nurtured the essential dreaminess of his nature" - Josephine Hart

"We didn't disqualify Hillary Clinton to be President of the United States the facts of her life and career disqualify her." - Chris Christie

"Where the novel makes use of material from my life it does so because it's aesthetically convenient, not because of any allegiance it has to any verifiable facts." - Garth Greenwell

"Man is confronted with two obvious facts: The existence of the world in which he lives; and the existence of psychic life in himself." - P.D. Ouspensky

"Ignorance of the facts of life gave me my beloved son, Dickon, but at what cost to both him and me, I cannot hazard a guess." - Kate Omara

"I'm not trying to uncover the facts of my life but to discover the dramatic truth of the situations I was in." - Edward St Aubyn

"One of the simplest things about all facts of life is that to get where you want to go, you must keep on keeping on." - Norman Vincent Peale

"The un-conscious distortion of the facts is almost harmless compared to the unconscious neglect of an animal's mental life until it verges on the unusual and marvelous." - Edward Thorndike

"Knowledge is the acquiring of facts, understanding is the interpreting of facts, wisdom the application." - Edwin Louis Cole

"Facts are the images of history, just as images are the facts of fiction." - E L Doctorow

"Expose every belief to the light of reason, discourse, facts, scientific observations; question everything, be sceptical because this is the only chance at life you will ever get." - James Randi

"Suffer what there is to suffer. Enjoy what there is to enjoy. Regard both suffering and joy as facts of life." - Nichiren

"If we want to truly live, at some point, we find the dark facts of psychic life demand our full attention." - Sandra Lee

"A judge is not supposed to know anything about the facts of life until they have been presented in evidence and explained to him at least three times." - Lord Chief Justice Parker

"Art attempts to find in the universe, in matter as well as in the facts of life, what is fundamental, enduring, essential." - Saul Bellow

"Plain women he regarded as he did the other severe facts of life, to be faced with philosophy and investigated by science." - George Eliot

"These tremendous contradictions in our intellect, in our knowledge, yea, in all the facts of our life face us on all sides." - Swami Vivekananda

"The reality of the situation is life on Earth has not changed. We need facts, we need events, we need specifics on things." - Matt Drudge

"The facts, however, are unimportant in fiction. It's not the events of my life that I mine, but the emotional experiences I've had." - John Dufresne

"It's great fun to memorize somebody's biography, and then liberally play with the real facts of their life and go a step beyond reality." - Andy Daly

"Since the Creator had made the facts of the after-life inaccessible to man, He must not have required that man understand death in order to live fruitfully." - Daniel J Boorstin

"It was long ago in my life as a simple reporter that I decided that facts must never get in the way of truth." - James Cameron

"Traditional education is based on facts and figures and passing tests - not on a comprehension of the material and its application to your life." - Will Smith

"People who have few possessions cling tightly to those they have. That is one of the facts that make life so discouraging." - Sherwood Anderson

"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." - Sophia Loren

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

"I do' like facts, because facts get in the way of my feelings." - Kanye West

"Never forget the facts are important but it's the opinion of the facts that causes comment." - Anonymous

"It is characteristic of ideology to impose self-evident facts as self-evident facts," - Louis Althusser

"Faith does not ignore the facts, it ignores the power of the facts." - Benny Hinn

"I don't like facts, because facts get in the way of my feelings." - Kanye West

"I'm not a fan of the facts. Facts change; my opinion never does." - Stephen Colbert

"But facts are facts, and if we only get enough of them theyare sure to combine." - William James

"Facts are facts and will not disappear on account of your likes." - Jawaharlal Nehru

"Most people find facts irritating. Facts interfere with their systems of denial." - Walter Darby Bannard

"There's a world of difference between truth and facts. Facts can obscure the truth." - Maya Angelou

"Facts are simple and facts are straight. Facts are lazy and facts are late. Facts all come with points of view. Facts don't do what I want them to. Facts just twist the truth around. Facts are living turned inside out." - David Byrne

"The main facts in human life are five: birth, food, sleep, love and death." "We must be willing to let go of the life we have planned, so as to have the life that is waiting for us." - E M Forster

"I do think I have an ability to record sensual and emotional facts and factoids, to construct a convincing surface of what life feels like, both physical life and emotional life." - Anne Carson

"I firmly believe that the method which sets theological theories against scientifically ascertained facts, is fatal to the current theology and injurious to the spirit of religion; and that the method which frankly recognizes the facts of life, and appreciates the spirit of the scientists whose patient and assiduous endeavor has brought those facts to light, will commend the spirit of religion to the new generation, and will benefit-not impair-theology as a science, by compelling its reconstruction." - Lyman Abbott

"The facts: nothing matters but the facts: worship of the facts leads to everything, to happiness first of all and then to wealth." - Edmond De Goncourt

"Most men are less afraid of ghosts than of facts." - Edwin Hubbel Chapin

"The beginning of all wisdom is recognition of facts." - Juho Kusti Paasikivi

"The superstitions of today are the scientific facts of tomorrow." - John L. Balderston

"The world is the totality of facts, not of things" - Ludwig Wittgenstein

"The world is the totality of facts, not of things." - Ludwig Wittgenstein

"The aim of science is to seek the simplest explanation of complex facts. We are apt to fall into the error of thinking that the facts are simple because simplicity is the goal of our quest. The guiding motto in the life of every natural philosopher should be ``Seek simplicity and distrust it.'" - Alfred North Whitehead

"The aim of science is to seek the simplest explanations of complex facts. We are apt to fall into the error of thinking that the facts are simple because simplicity is the goal of our quest. The guiding motto in the life of every natural philosopher should be, Seek simplicity and distrust it." - Alfred North Whitehead

"The more closely the author thinks of why he wrote, the more he comes to regard his imagination as a kind of self-generating cement which glued his facts together, and his emotions as a kind of dark and obscure designer of those facts. Reluctantly, he comes to the conclusion that to account for his book is to account for his life." - Richard Wright

"Memories of the past are not memories of facts but memories of your imaginings of the facts." - Philip Roth

"I'm not a fan of facts. You see, the facts can change, but my opinion will never change, no matter what the facts are." - Stephen Colbert

"The facts may tell you one thing. But, God is not limited by the facts. Choose faith in spite of the facts." - Joel Osteen

"Oh, don't tell me of facts, I never believe facts; you know, [George] Canning said nothing was so fallacious as facts, except figures." - Sydney Smith

"Oh, don't tell me of facts - I never believe facts: you know Canning said nothing was so fallacious as facts, except figures." - Sydney Smith

"The transfiguration of Jesus is one of the typical facts of the resurrection of the body; not only of the glorious change, but of the renewed life of the body and of the general judgment day." - Edward Mckendree Bounds

"The facts of another's life do not illumine. Only when we know the heart can we know that life. Only the feeling that made the days can light them." - Susan Glaspell

"The real resistance now is to an art which forces its audience to recognize and accept imaginatively, in their nerve ends, not the facts of life but the facts of death and violence: absurd, random, gratuitous, unjustified, and inescapably part of the society we have created." - Al Alvarez

"History is but a confused heap of facts." - Lord Chesterfield

"A logical picture of facts is a thought." - Ludwig Wittgenstein

"Scholars dream of finding small facts pregnant with great progeny." - Mason Cooley

"Truth depends upon the intensity of imagination, not upon facts." - Neville Goddard

"Facts are what pedantic, dull people have instead of opinions." - A. A. Gill

"Knowledge is not a loose leaf notebook of facts." - Jacob Bronowski

"Time dissipates to shining ether the solid angularity of facts." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"The sum of a million facts is not the truth." - William Manchester

"After the collection of facts, the search for causes." - Hippolyte Taine

"The world is made up of facts, not things." - Ludwig Wittgenstein

"Facts - behind them lies the whole fabric of deductive truth." - Peter Sellers

"A death is the most terrible of facts." - Iris Murdoch

"Never underestimate the difficulty of changing false beliefs by facts" - Henry Rosovsky

"Rely on facts, figures, principles of equality and fairness." - Steven Petrow

"Facts interest me less than the trailing smoke of stories." - Naomi Shihab Nye

"The logical picture of the facts is the thought." - Ludwig Wittgenstein

"The world is the totality of facts, not things." - Ludwig Wittgenstein

"Sometimes just the facts of the matter make it interesting." - Lee Friedlander

"The facts of history have been too well rehearsed." - John Ashbery

"set sail on a voyage of your own titanic facts" - Mary Pope Osborne

"Theory helps us to bear our ignorance of facts." - George Santayana

"The facts of Watergate have been wildly exaggerated." - Conrad Black

"A man is the whole encyclopedia of facts." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"To ignore [the] great social facts - political facts, if you please - and over-emphasize the old moral responsibility of the 'domestic' mother is a hollow mockery and betrays a hopeless ignorance of industrial and urban conditions in the Twentieth Century. ... Everything that counts in the common life is political." - Mary Ritter Beard

"Nobody really thinks who does not abstract from that which is given, who does not relate the facts to the factors which have made them, who does not - in his mind - undo the facts. Abstractness is the very life of thought, the token of its authenticity." - Herbert Marcuse

"Nobody really thinks who does not abstract from that which is given, who does not relate the facts to the factors which have made them, who does not in his mind undo the facts. Abstractness is the very life of thought, the token of its authenticity." - Herbert Marcuse

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

"I worked hard at memorizing lists of facts and figures, and carried with me a book of facts." - Charles Van Doren

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

"An intelligent observation of the facts of human existence will reveal to shallow-minded folk who sneer at the use of coincidence in the arts of fiction and drama that life itself is little more than a series of coincidences." - Rafael Sabatini

"In the end, each life is no more than the sum of contingent facts, a chronicle of chance intersections, of ?ukes, of random events that divulge nothing but their own lack of purpose." - Paul Auster

"In the end, each life is no more than the sum of contingent facts, a chronicle of chance intersections, of flukes, of random events that divulge nothing but their own lack of purpose." - Paul Auster

"What I use from my own life is not the facts, it's the emotion. It's how I felt about something. It has nothing to do with facts at all. You can get those anywhere. It's the feelings of childhood that you need to know." - Judy Delton

"If a person is to get the meaning of life he must learn to like the facts about himself - ugly as they may seem to his sentimental vanity - before he can learn the truth behind the facts. And the truth is never ugly." - Eugene O'Neill

"Positive secularism is not tolerance of all religions, but it is the total denial of religious beliefs: it is the emergence of homogeneous human outlook which is based upon verifiable facts of life." - Goparaju Ramachandra Rao

"Facts are constituted by older ideologies, and a clash between facts and theories may be proof of progress." - Paul Feyerabend

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

"Imagination is not to be divorced from the facts. It is a way of illuminating the facts." - Alfred North Whitehead

"A theory should not attempt to explain all the facts, because some of the facts are wrong" - Francis Crick



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