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  • John Junor
    John Junor
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    An ounce of emotion is equal to a ton of facts.
  • Oscar Wilde
    Oscar Wilde
    Irish writer 1854-1900
    Oscar Wilde
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    Beauty is a form of genius - is higher, indeed, than genius, as it needs no explanation. It is of the great facts in the world like sunlight, or springtime, or the reflection in dark water of that silver shell we call the moon.
  • Martin Luther King
    Martin Luther King
    American preacher 1929-1968
    Martin Luther King
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    Knowledge is a process of piling up facts; wisdom lies in their simplification.
  • Thomas Henry Huxley
    Thomas Henry Huxley
    English biologist 1825-1895
    Thomas Henry Huxley
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    A world of facts lies outside and beyond the world of words.
  • Finley Peter Dunne
    Finley Peter Dunne
    American Journalist, Humorist 1867-1936
    Finley Peter Dunne
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    Alcohol is necessary for a man so that he can have a good opinion of himself, undisturbed be the facts.
  • Any clod can have the facts; having opinions is an art.
  • Bernard M. Baruch
    Bernard M. Baruch
    American investor, philanthropist, statesman, and political consultant 1870-1965
    Bernard M. Baruch
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    Approach each new problem not with a view of finding what you hope will be there, but to get the truth, the realities that must be grappled with. You may not like what you find. In that case you are entitled to try to change it. But do not deceive yourself as to what you do find to be the facts of the situation.
  • Karl A. Menninger
    Karl A. Menninger
    American psychiatrist 1893-1990
    Karl A. Menninger
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    Attitudes are more important than facts.
  • Aldous Huxley
    Aldous Huxley
    English writer 1894-1963
    Aldous Huxley
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    Facts are ventriloquists dummies. Sitting on a wise man's knee they may be made to utter words of wisdom; elsewhere, they say nothing, or talk nonsense, or indulge in sheer diabolism.
  • Ashleigh Brilliant
    Ashleigh Brilliant
    American author and cartoonist 1933-
    Ashleigh Brilliant
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    History may never have all the facts, but history always has the last word.
  • Igor Stravinsky
    Igor Stravinsky
    Russian composer 1882-1971
    Igor Stravinsky
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    In the course of your work, you will from time to time encounter the situation where the facts and the theory do not coincide. In such circumstances, young gentlemen, it is my earnest advice to respect the facts.
  • Alexander Herzen
    Alexander Herzen
    Russian journalist and political thinker 1812-1870
    Alexander Herzen
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    You can no more bridle passions with logic than you can justify them in the law courts. Passions are facts and not dogmas.
  • Bradley Denton
    Bradley Denton
    American science fiction author 1958-
    Bradley Denton
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    A belief in the purposeful complexity of Fate is always more comforting than random, straightforward facts. This may be why Mother preferred to believe in Atlantis and UFOs rather than in virtually everything else.
    Source: Buddy Holly is Alive and Well on Ganymede (1991)
  • Finley Peter Dunne
    Finley Peter Dunne
    American Journalist, Humorist 1867-1936
    Finley Peter Dunne
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    A fanatic is a man that does what he thinks the Lord would do if He knew the facts of the case.
  • Jean de la Bruyère
    Jean de la Bruyère
    French writer 1645-1696
    Jean de la Bruyère
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    A heap of epithets is poor praise: the praise lies in the facts, and in the way of telling them.
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