Quotes of investigation

  1. Doubt, indulged and cherished, is in danger of becoming denial; but if honest, and bent on thorough investigation it may soon lead to full establishment of the truth. – Ambrose Bierce
  2. I often wish... that I could rid the world of the tyranny of facts. What are facts but compromises? A fact merely marks the point where we have agreed to let investigation cease. – Bliss Carman
  3. In the discovery of secret things and in the investigation of hidden causes, stronger reasons are obtained from sure experiments and demonstrated arguments than from probable conjectures and the opinions of philosophical speculators of the common sort. – William Schwenck Gilbert
  4. Each investigation team has a lawyer attached to it and there was a lawyer attached to me and my assistant. – Tony Greig
  5. Unlike scientism, science in the true sense of the word is open to unbiased investigation of any existing phenomena. – Stanislav Grof
  6. At the beginning of all experimental work stands the choice of the appropriate technique of investigation – Walter Rudolf Hess
  7. Investigation may be likened to the long months of pregnancy, and solving a problem to the day of birth. To investigate a problem is, indeed, to solve it. – Mao Zedong
  8. Study until twenty -five, investigation until forty, profession until sixty, at which age I would have him retired on a double allowance. – Thomas Moore
  9. I would say in just about every investigation we have, there will be differences of opinion, where you have partial facts, as to what those facts mean. – Robert Mueller
  10. We passed important laws to give the authorities responsible for investigation wide powers to defend us. – George E. Pataki
  11. The president really shouldn't be involved in terms of dictating what course the investigation should take. – Janet Reno
  12. I like being alone and I think this movie, as much as it is an investigation of connection and people bonding, I also think it's just as much about loneliness. – Jason Schwartzman
  13. It is needless to say how great has been the influence of the doctrine of Evolution, or rather perhaps of the method of investigation to which it has given birth, upon the study of history, especially the history of institutions. – Goldwin Smith
  14. One of the first things we found out was that the Warren Commission never pursued a conspiracy investigation – Louis Stokes
  15. Wisdom is not acquired save as the result of investigation – Sara Teasdale

Usage examples for investigation

  1. The two branches of investigation are, in many respects, closely connected; and, on this account, it may often happen, that, in the present work, principles are assumed as admitted or proved, which, in the former, were stated at length, with the evidence by which they are supported. – The Philosophy of the Moral Feelings by John Abercrombie
  2. The investigation we have already pursued gives us no answer to these questions. – Monopolies and the People by Charles Whiting Baker
  3. If they succeeded, they would no doubt wonder why the Englishman had not stayed with Jernyngham, and investigation might lead to a discovery of the part Prescott had played. – Prescott of Saskatchewan by Harold Bindloss
  4. The rest would bear investigation – In Her Own Right by John Reed Scott
  5. Only an independent investigation can make the world understand Korea's true position. – Korea's Fight for Freedom by F.A. McKenzie
  6. We are now embarked upon a most important investigation even in my misery I could scarce help smiling at his love of big official words-" an investigation of vast importance. – Erema My Father's Sin by R. D. Blackmore
  7. I desire an investigation a rigid, strict investigation – Marie Antoinette And Her Son by Louise Muhlbach Official
  8. The lieutenant was making a rapid investigation at the entrance to the tunnel. – The Woman of Mystery by Maurice Leblanc
  9. Therefore I shall pass lightly over the walk back to Cray's Folly, during which I contrived to learn much about Val Beverley's personal history but little to advance the investigation which I was there to assist. – Bat Wing by Sax Rohmer
  10. But later investigation was to follow. – The Portion of Labor by Mary E. Wilkins Freeman
  11. " But we have had a difference-" " Angel- is she a young woman whose history will bear investigation – Tess of the d'Urbervilles A Pure Woman by Thomas Hardy
  12. I must call in my Prime Minister and have an investigation begun at once. – The Iceberg Express by David Magie Cory
  13. " I trust there will be an investigation – The Sky Pilot in No Man's Land by Ralph Connor
  14. Time was precious, also, and much of it could not be devoted to inquiry and investigation – How I Found Livingstone by Sir Henry M. Stanley
  15. With those farewell words to comfort him Wilding set forth on the journey of investigation which began from the Foundling doors. – No Thoroughfare by Charles Dickens and Wilkie Collins
  16. I should have sent for her sooner, but it was necessary to make an investigation regarding her birth. – City of Endless Night by Milo Hastings
  17. Each one is a sitting, followed by an investigation made by Sperry and myself. – Sight Unseen by Mary Roberts Rinehart
  18. Neither, investigation developed, was the watch. – The Brass Bowl by Louis Joseph Vance
  19. I'm just beginning the investigation – Redemption and Two Other Plays by Leo Tolstoy
  20. His brain is in some condition which is beyond my powers of investigation – The Legacy of Cain by Wilkie Collins

Rhymes for investigation