Let faith oust fact; let fancy oust memory; I look deep down and do believe.
Whoever wishes to keep a secret must hide the fact that he possesses one.
Traditions are not killed by facts.
There is nothing more deceptive than an obvious fact.
There are no eternal facts, as there are likewise no absolute truths.
The very fact that something is determined as a limitation implies that the limitation is already transcended.
The fact that society has become strong and sure of itself diminishes the external importance of the injury and so leads to a mitigation of its punishment.
The fact that man knows right from wrong proves his INTELLECTUAL superiority to the other creatures; but the fact that he can DO wrong proves his MORAL inferiority to any creature that CANNOT.
The fact is that the public have an insatiable curiosity to know everything, except what is worth knowing. Journalism, conscious of this, and having tradesman-like habits, supplies their demands.
The difficulty is to detach the framework of fact — of absolute undeniable fact — from the embellishments of theorists and reporters.
Practical politics consists in ignoring facts.
Poets are almost always wrong about facts. That’s because they are not really interested in facts: only in truth.