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Quotations on Facts

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I often wish ... that I could rid the world of the tyranny of facts. What are facts but compromises? A fact merely marks the point where we have agreed to let investigation cease.

~ Unknown

A concept is stronger than a fact.

~ Charlotte Perkins Gilman

Sit down before fact as a little child, be prepared to give up every preconceived notion, follow humbly wherever and to whatever abysses nature leads, or you shall learn nothing.

~ Thomas H. Huxley

A world of facts lies outside and beyond the world of words.

~ Thomas H. Huxley

Get your facts first, and then you can distort them as much as you please.

~ Mark Twain

Get the facts, or the facts will get you. And when you get 'em, get 'em right, or they will get you wrong.

~ Thomas Fuller

If you get all the facts, your judgment can be right; if you don't get all the facts, it can't be right.

~ Bernard Baruch

Facts are facts and will not disappear on account of your likes.

~ Jawaharlal Nehru

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