What keeps us from abandoning ourselves entirely to one vice, often, is the fact that we have several.
The real abhorrent consequence of the invention of atomic bombs is the fact that we still have them and they're spreading.
Personally I have never found the practice of recreational drug use appealing. In fact, I have always found the lifestyle and the people who surround it to be abhorrent.
You have to abide by the regulations that the regulators insist on. This is not a philosophical divide - it's a fact of life.
The superior man is distressed by the limitations of his ability; he is not distressed by the fact that men do not recognize the ability that he has.
We imagine things - that we wouldn't be able to survive, but in fact, we do survive. We have no choice, so we do it.
My love of musical theater was certainly not typical. I mean, it was considered to be very, very abnormal, in fact!
It would be, in fact, very ominous if Iraq were to be able to get weapon-usable material, hydro-plutonium or highly enriched uranium from abroad.
It was the Obama administration that cut a faux deal with the Iranians that will not disarm Iran of its nuclear capabilities, and will in fact accelerate their nuclear development.
I grew up in Mexico, not the U.S., and the fact is that there just aren't any parts for Latin actresses. I have to persuade people that my accent won't be a problem, but an asset.
The fact that I have a Southern accent and write about a lot of rural things leads people to put me in the country category.
You have to accept the fact that sometimes you are the pigeon, and sometimes you are the statue.
It is difficult to accept death in this society because it is unfamiliar. In spite of the fact that it happens all the time, we never see it.
Japanese people accept that art and commerce will be blended; and, in fact, they are surprised by the rigid and pretentious Western hierarchy of 'high art.'
Accept the fact that we have to treat almost anybody as a volunteer.
I have to accept the fact that, no matter what I do, it's going to annoy someone.
Politics has always been ugly to me, and yet I accept that as a fact of life.
Until we accept the fact that life itself is founded in mystery, we shall learn nothing.
The secret lives of politicians are always shady. People need to accept the fact that their leaders aren't perfect. No one is.
You have to accept the fact that part of the sizzle of sex comes from the danger of sex. You can be overpowered.
There will be an electronic currency, and it will be universal, and we must accept that fact.