Matter Of Fact Quotes

Matter Of Fact Quotes by Elie Abel, Madalyn Murray O’Hair, David Hume, Mohammed Saeed al-Sahaf, Henry Ward Beecher, Frederick Lenz and many others.

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No blare of trumpets announces a modern crisis. In these matter-of-fact times, a telephone call will do.
Elie Abel
As a matter of fact. I think I actually frighten men. I think I scare the hell out of them time after time.
Madalyn Murray O’Hair
Though experience be our only guide in reasoning concerning matters of fact; it must be acknowledged, that this guide is not altogether infallible, but in some cases is apt to lead us into errors.
David Hume
These are not ordinary human beings. They are criminals. As a matter of fact, they are criminals, both by nature and by training. By nature, because they are not decent. They are criminals.
Mohammed Saeed al-Sahaf
A practical, matter-of-fact man is like a wagon without springs: every single pebble on the road jolts him; but a man with imagination has springs that break the jar and jolt.
Henry Ward Beecher
I don’t think anyone knows why they meditate. As a matter of fact I’m not even sure that we do meditate. All we know is that we don’t know.
Frederick Lenz
Freedom of speech is not an academic value. Accuracy of speech is an academic value; completeness of speech is an academic value; relevance of speech is an academic value. Each of these is directly related to the goal of academic inquiry: getting a matter of fact right.
Stanley Fish
The sceptic only stumbles at matter of fact.
Karl Ludwig von Knebel
I am not a morning person. Never have been – never want to be. As a matter of fact, I am vaguely distrustful of people who bound out of bed early like demented puppies. It’s barbaric to wake up before 9:00 a.m.
P. C. Cast
I’m older. There’s some sort of seniority. As a matter of fact, the seniority ebbs as you get older.
Meryl Streep
Oh yes as a matter of fact it’s quite interesting that exercises can be conducted which demonstrate conclusively that there are memories which exist prior to this life.
L. Ron Hubbard
To be matter-of-fact about the world is to blunder into fantasy – and dull fantasy at that, as the real world is strange and wonderful.
Robert A. Heinlein
When religion talks about our aspirations and our sense of morality, I do not believe that science can contradict it. However, when religion contradicts science on matters of fact, religion must yield.
Frank Wilczek
I think sex is overrated. I don’t have sex appeal and I know it. As a matter of fact, I think I’m rather funny looking. My teeth are funny, for one thing, and I have none of the attributes usually required for a movie queen, including the shapeliness.
Audrey Hepburn
Blue grass was the outgrowth of Irish music. As a matter of fact a lot the tunes, a lot of the melodies and the jigs… have different names but are actually the same tunes.
Keith Getty
You must realize that honorary degrees are given generally to people whose SAT scores were too low to get them into schools the regular way. As a matter of fact, it was my SAT scores that led me into my present vocation in life, comedy.
Neil Simon
I’m hungry, Garion, and I don’t think well when I’m hungry.” “That might explain a lot,” Beldin noted blandly. “We should have fed you more often when you were younger.”
David Eddings