Fact Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old fact quotes, fact sayings, and fact proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

Accept the fact that we have to treat almost anybody as a volunteer. Peter Drucker
Facts do not cease to exist because they are ignored. Aldous Huxley
Facts are the most important thing in business. Study facts and do more than is expected of you. Frederick Hudson Ecker
If it weren't for the fact that the TV set and the refrigerator are so far apart, some of us wouldn't get any exercise at all. Joey Adams
Facts are like cows. If you look them in the face long enough, they generally run away. Dorothy L. Sayers
For every fact there is an infinity of hypotheses. Robert M. Pirsig
The fact that you can feel pain like this is your greatest strength. J K Rowling
Facts sometimes have a strange and bizarre power that makes their inherent truth seem unbelievable. Werner Herzog
The one fact pertaining to all conditions is that they will change. Charles Dow
The impossible is justified by the fact that it occurred. Honoré de Balzac
The fewer the facts, the stronger the opinion. Arnold H. Glasow
The facts are always friendly, every bit of evidence one can acquire, in any area, leads one that much closer to what is true. Carl R. Rogers
Facts are facts and will not disappear on account of your likes. Jawaharlal Nehru
Facts are stubborn things, but statistics are pliable. Mark Twain
We can have facts without thinking but we cannot have thinking without facts. John Dewey
Some facts should be suppressed, or, at least, a just sense of proportion should be observed in treating them. Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
The fact is that violence gives you a rush. Penn Jillette
There is nothing more deceptive than an obvious fact. Arthur Conan Doyle
So you have to accept facts as fact. Ai Yazawa
There are no facts, only interpretations. Friedrich Nietzsche
Facts are many, but the truth is one. Rabindranath Tagore
There are no eternal facts, as there are no absolute truths. Friedrich Nietzsche
Ignoring facts does not make them go away. Fran Tarkenton
The fact that you can only do a little is no excuse for doing nothing. John Le Carre
The fact that a belief has a good moral effect upon a man is no evidence whatsoever in favor of its truth. Bertrand Russell
Facts may be colored by the personalities of the people who present them. Reginald Rose
The fact that there is a general belief in a future life is no evidence of its truth. Clarence Darrow
Facts have a cruel way of substituting themselves for fancies. There is nothing more remorseless, just as there is nothing more helpful, than truth. William C. Redfield
The fact that a great many people believe something is no guarantee of its truth. W. Somerset Maugham
The fact is that you are never too old to innovate. Vivek Wadhwa
If the facts don't fit the theory, change the facts. Albert Einstein
In fact, the truth cannot be communicated until it is perceived. Percy Bysshe Shelley
It is the absence of facts that frightens people: the gap you open, into which they pour their fears, fantasies, desires. Hilary Mantel
The plain fact is that there are no conclusions. James Jeans
Facts are the barren branches on which we hang the dear, obscuring foliage of our dreams. Natalie Babbitt
Get your facts first, then you can distort them as you please. Mark Twain
The facts are always less than what really happened. Nadine Gordimer
Fact is fact. Truth is Truth. It does not matter how you feel. We do not listen to our feelings. We believe the truth of God's word. Eric Ludy
A fact must be assimilated with, or discriminated fromm, some other fact or facts, in order to be raised to the dignity of a truth, and made to convey the least knowledge to the mind. Henry Mayhew
Facts are stubborn things. Ronald Reagan
The fact is the sweetest dream that labor knows. Robert Frost
The fact of the matter is actions speak louder than words. Barbara Boxer
The world is the totality of facts, not of things. Ludwig Wittgenstein
The true facts are not always obvious. They often have to be looked for. Oliver Tambo
The fact is, we need help and we need each other. Kris Carr
The fact that we die, that makes life important. It's hard to take, but it's the truth. Alan Ball
Believe and create is a basic fact of successful living. Norman Vincent Peale
The fact is one thing and the idea about the fact is another. Jiddu Krishnamurti
The facts of life are very stubborn things. Cleveland Amory
There is nothing as mysterious as a fact clearly described. Garry Winogrand
I tell you the truth, if you have faith as small as a mustard seed, you can say to this mountain, 'Move from here to there,' and it will move. Nothing will be impossible for you. Matthew 17:30
We must not allow the clock and the calendar to blind us to the fact that each moment of life is a miracle and mystery. H.G. Wells
Facts are apt to alarm us more than the most dangerous principles. Junius
No facts to me are sacred; none are profane. Emerson
Rain beats leopard skin, but it did not wash off the spots. Ashanti Proverb
It is fatal as it is cowardly to blink at facts because they are not to our taste. John Tyndall
The frontiers are not east or west, north or south, but wherever a man fronts a fact. Thoreau
A fact is like a sack—it won't stand up if it's empty. To make it stand up, first, you have to put it in all the reasons and feelings that caused it in the first place. Luigi Pirandello
Fact is stranger than fiction. T.C. Haliburton
Falsehood is not easily exposed when it has had an early start in advance of the truth. Frederick Douglass
The fact, that hardly two leaves on a tree were exactly the same, could not escape observation: small deviations of the same kind were met with everywhere, among individuals as well as among the organs of the same plant. Hugo Devries
It is specific / It is exact / It is prolific / It is a fact / It is reality / It is valid. Wallace Dean LaBenne
The world, we are told, was made especially for man — a presumption not supported by all the facts. John Muir
Facts are stubborn things; and whatever may be our wishes, our inclinations, or the dictates of our passion, they cannot alter the state of facts and evidence. John Adams
You can spend your whole life building a wall of facts between you and anything real. Chuck Palahniuk
Facts don't care about your feelings. Ben Shapiro
The main facts in human life are five: birth, food, sleep, love, and death. E.M. Forster
“Truth' and 'facts' are 'sworn enemies,' but facts are often torn into a smokescreen and camouflaged into an appearance of alluring reliability. Only gullible people might swallow this for fear of being treated like dummies. Erik Pevernagie
Facts are too busy being true to worry about how you feel about them. Dan Wells
Truth and facts are woven together. However, sometimes facts can blind you from seeing what is actually going on in someone’s life. Shannon L. Alder
I am not one of those who in expressing opinions confine themselves to facts. Mark Twain
Everyone is entitled to his own opinion, but not his own facts. Daniel Patrick Moynihan
People will generally accept facts as truth only if the facts agree with what they already believe. Andy Rooney
Facts are stupid until brought into connection with some general law. Louis Agassiz