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