Leonardo da Vinci

“Nessuna cosa ci inganna più del nostro giudizio.”

“There is nothing which deceives us as much as our own judgement.”

- Leonardo da Vinci

Lady Gaga

“Prejudice is a disease.”

-Lady Gaga

Einstein

“What a funny time when it's easier to smash an atom than a prejudice!”

“Es ist schwieriger eine vorgefasste Meinung zu zertrümmern als ein Atom.”

-Einstein

 Greta Thunberg

“I care about climate justice and the living planet. (...) In the year 2078, I will celebrate my 75th birthday. If I have children maybe they will spend that day with me. Maybe they will ask me about you. Maybe they will ask why you didn't do anything while there still was time to act. You say you love your children above all else, and yet you are stealing their future in front of their very eyes.”

- Greta Thunberg

Hubert Reeves

“Tout se passe comme si nous menions une guerre contre la Nature... et nous savons que si nous gagnons, nous sommes perdus. Alors la question se pose: l'intelligence est-elle un cadeau empoisonné? Est-ce que c'était une bonne idée, pour la Nature, de nous avoir donné l'intelligence si cette intelligence devait nous éliminer?”

“Everything happens as if we were waging a war against Nature... and we know that if we win, we are lost. So the question arises: is intelligence a poisoned gift? Was it a good idea for Nature to have given us the intelligence if that intelligence would eliminate us?”

-Hubert Reeves

 Harrison Ford

“Simply put: if we don't protect Nature, we can't protect ourselves.”

- Harrison Ford

 Donald J. Trump

“Sometimes you have to view things from a distance in order to see the real truth. It is America’s destiny to be at the forefront of humanity’s eternal quest for knowledge and to be the leader amongst nations on our adventure into the great unknown. And I could say the great and very beautiful unknown. Nothing more beautiful.”

- Donald J. Trump

 Barack Obama

“That’s how America’s Founders intended our system to work – that through the testing of ideas and the application of reason and proof it would be possible to arrive at a basis for common ground. And I should add for this to work, we have to actually believe in an objective reality. (...) You have to believe in facts. Without facts, there is no basis for cooperation. If I say this is a podium and you say this is an elephant, it’s going to be hard for us to cooperate.”

- Barack Obama

Chris Hadfield

“For here am I sitting in a tin can. Far above the world, planet Earth is round, and right now, I’ve no further doubt ♫.”

-Chris Hadfield

 Cohen

“There is a fact, a fact in everything, that's how the light gets in... ♫”

- Cohen

 Gouri Glogenflobish

“Lalala Güccigücci Güccigücci Päf Brelebeshre Heyhey ♫.”

“The Love of facts is the light of the heart to better divide the true from the true false ♫.”

- Gouri Glogenflobish

Albert Einstein

“Eine neue Art von Denken ist notwendig, wenn die Menschheit weiterleben will.”

“A new type of thinking is essential if mankind is to survive and move toward higher levels.”

-Albert Einstein

Arnold H. Glasgow

“The fewer the facts, the stronger the opinion.”

-Arnold H. Glasgow

 Cook

“We are going through this period of time right here where unfortunately some of the people that are winning on the internet are the people that spend their time trying to get the most clicks, not tell the most truth. It’s killing people’s minds in a way.”

- Cook

 Orwell

“To see what is in front of one's nose needs a constant struggle.”

- Orwell

 Confucius

“Se peut-il qu’un homme soit moins sage qu'un oiseau ?”

“Could humans be less wise than birds?”

- Confucius

 Barack Obama

“Yes we can! Yes we can! Yes we can!”

- Barack Obama

 Trololo

“♩♬ ♪ ♪ ♪♬ 🎶 ♪♪♪♪♪...♩🎶♫”

- Trololo

 McLuhan

“There are no passengers on Spaceship Earth. We are all crew.”

- McLuhan

 Suzuki

“We must reinvent a future free of blinders so that we can choose from real options.”

- Suzuki

 Chirac

“OUR HOUSE IS BURNING AND WE LOOK ELSEWHERE. Nature, mutilated and over-exploited, is no longer able to recover and we refuse to admit it. Humanity suffers. It suffers from underdevelopment, in both North and South, and we are indifferent. The earth and humanity are in peril and we are all responsible for it. It is time, I think, to open our eyes. → (Johannesburg, 2002)”

“NOTRE MAISON BRÛLE ET NOUS REGARDONS AILLEURS. La nature, mutilée, surexploitée, ne parvient plus à se reconstituer et nous refusons de l'admettre. L'humanité souffre. Elle souffre de mal-développement, au Nord comme au Sud, et nous sommes indifférents. La terre et l'humanité sont en péril et nous en sommes tous responsables. Il est temps, je crois, d'ouvrir les yeux. → (Johannesburg, 2002)”

- Chirac

 Lennon

“Give Facts a Chance ? ♫”

- Lennon

 Berners-Lee

“THE WEB DOES NOT JUST CONNECT MACHINES, IT CONNECTS PEOPLE.”

- Berners-Lee

 Annan

“It is ignorance, not knowledge, that makes enemies of men.”

- Annan

 Averroes

“Ignorance leads to fear, fear leads to hate, and hate leads to violence. This is the equation.”

- Averroes

 JFK

“Too often we hold fast to the cliches of our forebears. We subject all facts to a prefabricated set of interpretations. We enjoy the comfort of opinion without the discomfort of thought.”

- JFK

 Isaac Newton

“Ne tenez pour certain que ce qui est démontré.”

- Isaac Newton

 Euripides

“Aucun de nous ne sait ce que nous savons tous, ensemble.”

- Euripides

 Mandela

“May our choices reflect our hopes, not our fears.”

- Mandela

 GSP

“A guy that has more knowledge has the advantage. With discipline belief, and the right knowledge, we become the best we can be.”

- GSP

 Shakespeare

“To be, or not to be, that is the question.”

- Shakespeare

 Reeves

“A fundamental question is becoming more and more pressing: will the contemporary planetary crisis end as a result of the determined action of Earthlings... or because Earthlings have become extinct?”

“Une question fondamentale se pose d’une façon de plus en plus pressante: la crise planétaire contemporaine prendra-t-elle fin grâce à l'action déterminée des Terriens ou par leur disparition ?”

- Reeves

 Man

“♩♬ ♪ ♪ ♪♬ 🎶 ♪♪♪♪♪...♩🎶♫”

- Man

 Austin

“Public opinion is no more than this: what people think that other people think.”

- Austin

 Jobs

“Think different.”

- Jobs

Gary Mark Gilmore

“Let’s do it !”

-Gary Mark Gilmore

 Boris

“If everyone had been against evolution, Man would still be in the caves busy suckling domestic grizzlies.”

“Si tout le monde avait été contre l'évolution, l'Homme serait encore dans les cavernes à téter les grizzlys domestiques.”

- Boris

 Shaw

“Beware of false knowledge; it is more dangerous than ignorance.”

- Shaw

WKC

“It is wrong always, everywhere, and for anyone, to believe anything upon insufficient evidence.”

-WKC

 Dr King

“Darkness cannot drive out darkness: only LIGHT can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate: only LOVE can do that.”

- Dr King

 Dawkins

“Science replaces private prejudice with publicly verifiable evidence.”

- Dawkins

 Pasteur

“Science knows no country, because knowledge belongs to humanity: it's the little LED which illuminates the Global Village.”

“La science n’a pas de patrie car le savoir est le patrimoine de l’humanité, la petite LED qui éclaire le Village Global.”

- Pasteur

45 Greta Thunberg

“Unite behind the science, that is our demand. Talk to the scientists, listen to them.”

-45 Greta Thunberg

 Félix

“Punches on the table, eye rolling, foot-stamping, proofs without proof, are the arguments of those who do not have any.”

“Coups de poing sur la table, roulement d'yeux, tapages de pieds, preuves sans preuve, sont les arguments de ceux qui n'en n'ont pas.”

- Félix

 Arendt

“FREEDOM OF OPINION IS A FARCE UNLESS FACTUAL INFORMATION IS GUARANTEED AND THE FACTS THEMSELVES ARE NOT IN DISPUTE.”

- Arendt

 Lebowski

“Yeah, well, you know, that's just, like, your opinion, man.”

- Lebowski

 Dr Patch

“I'm looking for a world where LOVE OF FACTS will no longer be extraordinary.”

- Dr Patch

 Turing

“Sometimes it’s the very people who no one imagines anything of, who do the things that no one can imagine.”

- Turing

 McLuhan

“I don't necessarily agree with everything I say.”

- McLuhan

 René Char

“L'essentiel est sans cesse menacé par l'insignifiant.”

- René Char

 Victor Hugo

“La liberté commence où l'ignorance finit.”

- Victor Hugo

 Armstrong

“That’s one small step for a man, one giant leap for mankind.”

- Armstrong

 Jane Goodall

“How is it possible that the most intellectual creature ever to walk planet Earth is destroying its only home?”

- Jane Goodall

 Glogenflobish

“THE LOVE OF FACTS IS THE LIGHT FROM THE HEART TO BETTER DIVIDE THE TRUTH FROM THE FALSE ♫”

“Arëvën ader igün ti shnöüch ti böni köüshniëtzchë ti krützh nöm ä nik öün titch tö litz ♫.”

- Glogenflobish

 Leonardo da Vinci

“There is nothing which deceives us as much as our own judgement.”

- Leonardo da Vinci

  Lady Gaga

“Prejudice is a desease.”

-  Lady Gaga

  Lady Gaga, citant Greta Thunberg

“”

-  Lady Gaga, citant Greta Thunberg

 Harrison Ford, avec deux doigts

“”

- Harrison Ford, avec deux doigts

Harrisson Ford, with two fingers

“Fact: Greta Thunberg's two quotes are modified in this letter of opinion.”

-Harrisson Ford, with two fingers

 Harrison Ford, con dos dedos

“”

- Harrison Ford, con dos dedos

 Jane Goodall

“How is it possible that the most intellectual creature ever to walk planet Earth is destroying its only home?”

- Jane Goodall

 Chris Hadfield, chanteur de l'espace

“”

- Chris Hadfield, chanteur de l'espace

↳ Expérience Web créée à Montréal

↳ Expérience Web créée à Montréal

↳ Web experience created in Montreal

This letter of Opinion plays with the quotes of twelve world celebrities and several are modified.

Check out our sources by clicking the links in each celebrity's card..

↳ Web experience created in Montreal

↳ Experiencia Web creada en Montreal

↳ Experiencia Web creada en Montreal

 Un colibri albinos

“”

- Un colibri albinos

 An albino hummingbird

“♪ Viva the Love of Facts”

- An albino hummingbird

 Un colibrí albino

“”

- Un colibrí albino

 Barack Obama

“For our social debates to work, we have to actually believe in an objective reality. We have to believe in facts. Without the facts, there’s no basis for cooperation.”

- Barack Obama

 Donald J. Trump

“Sometimes you have to view things from a distance in order to see the real truth.”

- Donald J. Trump

 Greta Thunberg

“Unite behind the science!”

- Greta Thunberg

 Albert Einstein

“A new type of thinking is essential if mankind is to survive...”

- Albert Einstein

 Elvis Presley

“The fewer the facts, the more explosive the opinions!”

- Elvis Presley

 Harrison Ford

“Simply put: if we don't protect Nature, we can't protect ourselves.”

- Harrison Ford

 Brenda Moon

“What if playing fact-checking becomes a sport, a pleasure and even a reflex?”

- Brenda Moon

 Mona Lisa

“Fact: Elvis Presley is doubly misquoted in this little fact-checking game.”

- Mona Lisa

 Greta Thunberg

“I care about climate justice and the living planet.”

- Greta Thunberg

 David Bowie, cité par Chris Hadfield

“”

- David Bowie, cité par Chris Hadfield

David Bowie, quoted by Chris Hadfield

“For here am I sitting in a tin can. Far above the world, planet Earth is round, and right now, I’ve no further doubt ♫.”

-David Bowie, quoted by Chris Hadfield

 Bowie, citado por Chris Hadfield

“”

- Bowie, citado por Chris Hadfield

 David Bowie, avec moustache

“”

- David Bowie, avec moustache

 David Bowie, with mustache

“''''”

- David Bowie, with mustache

 David Bowie, con bigote

“”

- David Bowie, con bigote

 Elvis Presley

“Quote me as saying I was mis-quoted.”

- Elvis Presley

Greta Thunberg

“Many people think that climate change is an opinion, but it's not an opinion, it's a fact. You can't say "i don't think that the heart is pumping blood", it's a fact.”

-Greta Thunberg

 Jane Goodall

“We have to get together and take action now.”

- Jane Goodall

Greta Thunberg

“I am submitting this report (the IPCC report) as my testimony because I don’t want you to listen to me. I want you to listen to the scientists. And I want you to unite behind the science. And then, I want you to take real action.”

-Greta Thunberg

  Lady Gaga, quoting Greta Thunberg

“Many people think that climate change is an opinion, but it's not an opinion, it's a fact. You can't say "i don't think that the heart is pumping blood", it's a fact.”

-  Lady Gaga, quoting Greta Thunberg

  Lady Gaga, citando Greta Thunberg

“”

-  Lady Gaga, citando Greta Thunberg

 Marilyn Monroe

“Quote me as saying I was mis-quoted.”

- Marilyn Monroe

 Huxley

“Facts do not cease to exist because they are ignored.”

- Huxley

 Gates

“One thing that’s new that is a little concerning is people seeking out things that are really not giving them the facts, and then staying in there.”

- Gates

 Mao

“A single spark can start a prairie fire.”

“星星之火,可以燎原”

- Mao

 Yoda

“Fear is the path to the dark side. Fear leads to anger, anger leads to hate, hate leads to suffering.”

- Yoda

 MLK

“We must learn to live together as brothers or we will all perish together as fools.”

- MLK

 Gandhi

“EVERY ONE IS RIGHT FROM HIS OWN STANDPOINT, BUT IT IS NOT IMPOSSIBLE THAT EVERY ONE IS WRONG.”

- Gandhi

Spock

“Fascinating”

-Spock

Picasso

“Everything that can be imagined is real.”

“Todo lo que puede ser imaginado es real.”

-Picasso

 HAL9000

“I DON'T BELIEVE IN ASTROLOGY; I'M A SAGITTARIUS AND WE'RE SKEPTICAL.”

- HAL9000

Marx

“Quote me as saying I was mis-quoted.”

-Marx

 HAL9000

“1974 ! → In the future, WE WILL LIVE out in the country or wherever we please, and still carry on complete interactions with other human beings as well as computers. → 1974 !”

- HAL9000

 Bowie

“”

“For here am I sitting in a tin can. Far above the world, planet Earth is round, and right now, I'm no longer skeptical ♫.”

- Bowie

Lightyear

“To infinity, and beyond!”

-Lightyear

 Viva Fact-Checking!

“Five steps to switch over to the Fact-Checking Era:”

“➜ 1. To invent "Factual Intelligence" (IQ + AI).”

“➜ 2. To create a business model adapted to fact-checking.”

“➜ 3. To build real teams to Play fact-checking online.”

“➜ 4. To make each verified fact very easy to find for everyone, 24/24.”

“➜ 5. To really share the revenues with the community.”

“↳ "Give facts a chance!" ♫”

- Viva Fact-Checking!

Hubert Reeves, astrophysicien pacifique

“We are waging a WAR against Nature. If we win, we are lost...”

-Hubert Reeves, astrophysicien pacifique

Hubert Reeves, peacefull astrophysicist

“We are waging a WAR against Nature. If we win, we are lost...”

-Hubert Reeves, peacefull astrophysicist

Hubert Reeves, astrofísico pacífico

“”

-Hubert Reeves, astrofísico pacífico

 Hawking

“Me, I'm skeptical: it is not clear that intelligence has any long-term survival value.”

- Hawking

“Do not treat others in ways that you would not like to be treated.”

-

 Charlie Chaplin

“What is there to fight for? LIFE is a beautiful magnificent thing, even to a jelly fish.”

- Charlie Chaplin

Charlie Chaplin

“LIFE is a beautiful magnificent thing, even to a jelly fish.”

-Charlie Chaplin

Charlie Chaplin

“LIFE is a beautiful magnificent thing, even to my right foot.”

-Charlie Chaplin

Albert Einstein

“What a funny time when it's easier to smash an atom than a prejudice!”

-Albert Einstein

Chris Hadfield, space singer

“What if we switch over to the Fact-Checking Era to see more clearly?”

-Chris Hadfield, space singer

Chris Hadfield, cantante espacial

“”

-Chris Hadfield, cantante espacial

Washington

“What is the long term effect of too much information? One of the effects is the need to be first, not even to be true anymore. So what is the responsibility we all have? To tell the truth, not to just be first, but to tell the truth.”

-Washington

 Churchill

“What is the use of living, if it be not to strive for noble causes and to make this muddled world a better place for those who will live in it after we are gone?”

- Churchill

 McCartney

“Yeah. I wasn’t really dead...”

- McCartney

Simone

“The main scourge of humanity is not ignorance, but the refusal to know.”

“Le principal fléau de l'humanité n'est pas l'ignorance, mais le refus de savoir.”

-Simone

 Curie

“Nothing in life is to be feared, it is only to be understood. Now is the time to understand more, so that we may fear less.”

“Dans la vie rien n'est à craindre, tout est à comprendre. Le moment est venu de mieux comprendre, pour que nous ayons moins peur.”

- Curie

↳ Fake News (Wikipedia)

↳ Fake News (Wikipedia)

Elvis

“Truth is like the sun. You can shut it out for a time, but it ain't goin' away.”

-Elvis

 Rowling

“We do not need magic to transform our world. We carry all the power we need inside ourselves already. We have the power to imagine better.”

- Rowling

 Gracias / Thank you / Merci

“Our citizen initiative is non-partisan and non-profit.”

“Our little team in Montreal thanks the exceptional artists behind the images used on this site, including:”

- Gracias / Thank you / Merci

 John Lennon

“Give Facts a Chance ? ♫”

- John Lennon

 Buzz Lightyear

“To infinity, and beyond!”

- Buzz Lightyear

 Rose Power, friend of Jane Goodall

“LIFE is a beautiful magnificent thing, even to a woody perennial flowering plant of the genus Rosa, in the family Rosaceae, like a rose.”

- Rose Power, friend of Jane Goodall

 Rose Picasso, amiga de Jane Goodall

“”

- Rose Picasso, amiga de Jane Goodall

 N'importe qui, n'importe où

“”

- N'importe qui, n'importe où

 Anyone, anywhere, anytime

“Viva Fact-Checking! ♫”

- Anyone, anywhere, anytime

 Cualquiera y en cualquier lugar

“”

- Cualquiera y en cualquier lugar

 Félix

“The moon is looking like an open eye.”

“La lune regarde comme un oeil ouvert.”

- Félix

 Elvis Presley

“Quote me as saying I was mis-quoted.”

- Elvis Presley