Quotation Explorer - 'Factual'

As an adolescent I aspired to lasting fame, I craved factual certainty, and I thirsted for a meaningful vision of human life - so I became a scientist. This is like becoming an archbishop so you can meet girls. - M. Cartmill
...evolution is not a religious tenet, to which one swears allegiance or belief as a matter of faith.. It is a factual reality of the empirical world. Just as one would not say 'I believe in gravity," one should not proclaim 'I believe in evolution. - Michael Shermer
I don't give a damn for anybody's opinion, I only care about the facts. So I'm not an enthusiast for diversity of opinion where factual matters are concerned. - Richard Dawkins
The line between fiction and fact is at times factual and at times fictional - Pushkar Ganesh Vaidya
To believe in nothing is as ridiculous as to believe in everything. Reason and factual evidence may convert a belief into knowledge. - Felix Alba-Juez
It is not solely or chiefly in virtue of the divine image that man effectively resembles God, but in virtue of his consciousness of being an image and the movement whereby the soul, passing in a way through itself, avails itself of the factual resemblance in order to attain to God. - √Čtienne Gilson
If most people around a person make, more often than not, her/his life miserable for her/his thoughts being regularly factual, then only s/he is most likely to be an actual intellectual. - Anuj Somany
Nothing factual that I write or say will be as truthful as my fiction. - Nadine Gordimer
Truth is what is true, and it's not necessarily factual. Truth and fact are not the same thing. Truth does not contradict or deny facts, but it goes through and beyond facts. This is something that it is very difficult for some people to understand. Truth can be dangerous. - Madeleine L'Engle
What is laid down, ordered, factual is never enough to embrace the whole truth: life always spills over the rim of every cup. - Boris Pasternak
To achieve lasting literature, fictional or factual, a writer needs perceptive vision, absorptive capacity, and creative strength. - Lawrence Clark Powell
We have come to a point in time where using common sense, speaking factual truths and asking honest questions have been deemed radical behavior. While in turn, manipulation, thoughtlessness and dishonesty is often rewarded and rules the day. - Gary Hopkins
The fanciful is as much a part of our reality as the factual. - Marty Rubin
We do not have to dig deep into history to understand the reality. The examples of Saddam Hussain, who was executed after a sham trial and the case of Muammar Gaddafi, who killed after surrendering in broad daylight, have given enough factual reality to understand the painful truth. - Nilantha Ilangamuwa
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