Some Thoughts On Facts From Various Authors

“There is nothing more deceptive than an obvious fact.”

Arthur Conan Doyle

“It is the absence of facts that frightens people: the gap you open, into which they pour their fears, fantasies, desires.”

Hilary Mantel

“Facts are like cows. If you look them in the face long enough, they generally run away.”

Dorothy L. Sayers

“You can spend your whole life building a wall of facts between you and anything real.”

Chuck Palahniuk

“I’m more interested in arousing enthusiasm in kids than in teaching the facts. The facts may change, but that enthusiasm for exploring the world will remain with them the rest of their lives.”

Seymour Simon


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