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Quotes for: fact

What's done cannot be undone.
William Shakespeare - Macbeth / 

It is very obvious that we are not influenced by “facts” but by our interpretation of the facts.
Alfred Adler / 

However well equipped our language, it can never be forearmed against all possible cases that may arise and call for description: fact is richer than diction.
John Langshaw Austin / 

Be not afraid of life. Believe that life is worth living, and your belief will help create the fact.
William James / 

The value of a college education is not the learning of many facts, but the training of the mind to think.
Albert Einstein / 

Facts have to be discovered by observation, not by reasoning.
Bertrand Russell / 

When you are studying any matter, or considering any philosophy, ask yourself only: What are the facts, and what is the truth that the facts bear out. Never let yourself be diverted, either by what you wish to believe, or what you think could have beneficent social effects if it were believed; but look only and solely at what are the facts.
Bertrand Russell

The thing done avails, and not what is said about it. An original sentence, a step forward, is worth more than all the censures.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

The degree of one's emotions varies inversely with one's knowledge of the facts.
Bertrand Russell

To kill an error is as good a service as, and sometimes even better than, the establishing of a new truth or fact.
Charles Darwin

The facts of life do not penetrate to the sphere in which our beliefs are cherished.
Marcel Proust - In Search of Lost Time / 

I think that only daring speculation can lead us further and not accumulation of facts.
Albert Einstein

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