Quotes by evidence
Quotes 1 till 15 of 120.
Sir John Lubbock
British statesman and banker 1834-1913
Our duty is to believe that for which we have sufficient evidence, and to suspend our judgment when we have not.
German poet and philosopher 1844-1900
"Reason" is the cause of our falsification of the evidence of the senses. In so far as the senses show becoming, passing away, change, they do not lie.
Michel Eyquem De Montaigne
French essayist and philosopher 1533-1592
Confidence in another person's virtue is no light evidence of your own.
Nigerian-American physician and neuropathologist 1968-
A child who plays a game of football for one season without any documented concussion - several months after that season, if you subject his brain to sophisticated psychological testing and radiological testing, functional MRIs, there is evidence of brain damage.
English ethologist, evolutionary biologist and author 1941-
A delusion is something that people believe in despite a total lack of evidence.
Irvin S. Cobb
American author, humorist, editor and columnist 1876-1944
A funeral eulogy is a belated plea for the defense delivered after the evidence is all in.
Scottish Philosopher, Historian 1711-1776
A wise man, therefore, proportions his belief to the evidence.Source: An Enquiry Concerning Human Understanding (1748)
Canadian architect and urban 1924-2009
After 1980, you never heard reference to space again. Surface, the most convincing evidence of the descent into materialism, became the focus of design. Space disappeared.
American journalist 1960-
After a plane or train crash, the National Transportation Safety Board dispatches its experts within two hours. The investigators in their familiar jackets take charge of the scene, secure evidence, follow leads.
Danish architect and businessman 1974-
All evidence shows that we are actually getting smarter. Roughly we are getting 10 IQ points smarter every decade. The speed of innovation is also faster.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
American poet and philosopher 1803-1882
All necessary truth is its own evidence.
Abraham H. Maslow
American psychologist 1908-1970
All the evidence that we have indicates that it is reasonable to assume in practically every human being, and certainly in almost every newborn baby, that there is an active will toward health, an impulse towards growth, or towards the actualization.
British physician, academic 1974-
Alternative therapists don't kill many people, but they do make a great teaching tool for the basics of evidence-based medicine, because their efforts to distort science are so extreme.
American politician, businessman and lawyer 1941-
Amending the U.S. Constitution, the document most sacred to those who love freedom and liberty, is a delicate endeavor and should be done only on the basis of the most clear and convincing evidence that a proposed amendment is necessary.
Anthropology is the only discipline that can access evidence about the entire human experience on this planet.