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facts Quotes

23 of the best book quotes about facts
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“JUDGE: It’s now your duty to sit down and try and separate the facts from the fancy.”
Reginald Rose
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12 Angry Men
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“JUROR #3: Now these are the facts. You can’t refute facts. The kid is guilty. I’m just as sentimental as the next fella. I know he’s only 18.”
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“But no matter when I go back, the fact remains, eventually I need to face the other people on the tapes.”
Jay Asher
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Clay Jensen
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“I could tell you an interesting fact to get you nodding, Like how carpets were first made in the hopes that all of the world’s grass would one day be replaced by carpets, or, as they called them, ‘comfy grass.‘”
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“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.”
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“There is nothing more deceptive than an obvious fact.”
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“As I said before, there are often disagreements as to what a particular set of facts mean. That is not at all unusual, and one shouldn’t read into it more than is there.”
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“You must not demand the reason either in all things alike, because in some it is sufficient that the fact has been well demonstrated.”
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“Though sympathy can’t alter facts, it can help to make them more bearable.”
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″‘Then let me have the private ones.’ He leaned back, put his finger-tips together, and assumed his most impassive and judicial expression.”
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“If we lived close to nature in an agricultural society, the seasons as metaphor and fact would continually frame our lives. But the master metaphor of our era does not come from agriculture - it comes from manufacturing.”
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“As Friedrich Nietzsche said, ‘Man is the cruelest animal.’ This is a fact of life and it is not changed by all the abuse and harassment policies in all of Silicon Valley. Progressives will never understand this.
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“That which you believe becomes your world.”
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“What’s done cannot be undone.”
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“For a time I would feel I belonged still to a world of straightforward facts; but the feeling would not last long. Something would turn up to scare it away.”
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“Those are facts, but facts, to a child, are merely words to memorize.”
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“The fact is, I think, that my friends really didn’t know. They didn’t know because they didn’t want to know; but they didn’t know. They could have found out, at the time, only if they had wanted to very badly.”
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“There’s a dirty little secret that the scientific establishment has been trying to keep under wraps for years: There are many unproven theories that are being taught to people as if they were established fact.”
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“How the myth wipes out the fact.”
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“The will to power is not a being, not a becoming, but a pathos --the most elemental fact from which a becoming and effecting first emerge-”
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Instead of being stories of hope for children, I suspect their massive appeal lies in the fact they are really wildly-nostalgic stories for adults about how broken childhoods (and sometimes even broken adulthoods) should have been.
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“Facts are fine, fer as they go... but they’re like water bugs skittering atop the water. Legends, now — they go deep down and bring up the heart of a story.”
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“You can’t stop animals from running away! They’re frightened. They don’t want to be killed and eaten!”

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