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I deal with the obvious. I present, reiterate and glorify the obvious -- because the obvious is what people need to be told.

Author: Dale Carnegie (1888-1955)

Profession: American Author, Trainer

The best current evidence is that media are mere vehicles that deliver instruction but do not influence student achievement any more than the truck that delivers groceries causes change in our nutrition.

Author: Richard Clark

Profession:

Now, what I want is, facts. Teach these boys and girls nothing but Facts. Facts alone are wanted in life. Plant nothing else, and root out everything else. You can only form the minds of reasoning animals upon Facts: nothing else will ever be of any service to them. This is the principle on which I bring up my own children, and this is the principle on which I bring up these children. Stick to Facts, sir!

Author: Charles Dickens (1812-1870)

Profession: British Novelist

As a general rule, the most successful man in life is the man who has the best information.

Author: Benjamin Disraeli (1804-1881)

Profession: British Statesman, Prime Minister

Some facts should be suppressed, or, at least, a just sense of proportion should be observed in treating them.

Author: Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (1859-1930)

Profession: British Author, ''Sherlock Holmes''

There is nothing as deceptive as an obvious fact.

Author: Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (1859-1930)

Profession: British Author, ''Sherlock Holmes''

Facts are the most important thing in business. Study facts and do more than is expected of you.

Author: Frederick Hudson Ecker

Profession: American Business Executive, Chairman of Metropolitan Life

If the facts don't fit the theory, change the facts.

Author: Albert Einstein (1879-1955)

Profession: German-born American Physicist

Blessed is the man who, having nothing to say, abstains from giving us wordy evidence of the fact.

Author: George Eliot (1819-1880)

Profession: British Novelist

If a man will kick a fact out of the window, when he comes back he finds it again in the chimney corner.

Author: Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882)

Profession: American Poet, Essayist

No facts are to me sacred; none are profane; I simply experiment, an endless seeker, with no past at my back.

Author: Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882)

Profession: American Poet, Essayist

Time dissipates to shining ether the solid angularity of facts.

Author: Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882)

Profession: American Poet, Essayist

Every fact is related on one side to sensation, and, on the other, to morals. The game of thought is, on the appearance of one of these two sides, to find the other; given the upper, to find the under side.

Author: Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882)

Profession: American Poet, Essayist

Facts and truth really don't have much to do with each other.

Author: William Faulkner (1897-1962)

Profession: American Novelist

To some lawyers, all facts are created equal.

Author: Felix Frankfurter (1882-1965)

Profession: Austrian-born American Law Teacher, Judge