the facts speak for themselves

the facts speak for themselves

The truth is self-evident based on facts that are publicly available and does not require explanation or elaboration. I know these regulations are unpopular, but the facts speak for themselves: by controlling property prices so strictly, we've managed to reduce homelessness by nearly 75% in the last decade. I have not written this report with any of my own interpretation or bias; instead I've chosen to let the facts speak for themselves.
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the facts speak for themˈselves

it is not necessary to give any further explanation about something because the information that is available already proves that it is true: The programme producers say they were careful not to present their own opinions, simply letting the facts speak for themselves.
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If you still doubt whether I was really in love, let the facts speak for themselves. I hung my head, and let her go.
Sorry to be negative but the facts speak for themselves with all the complaints.
The facts speak for themselves. In 1967, the year before vaccination was introduced, there were 460,000 cases of measles and 99 deaths.
"In terms of Europe, the facts speak for themselves," Zorn told the Redaktionsnetzwerk Deutschland group of publications in comments published on Saturday.
The facts speak for themselves. Central Government cuts to local government of PS16bn since 2010 mean that local councils like Newcastle have lost 60p out of every PS1 that the last Labour government was spending on local government.
"But the facts speak for themselves - anyone who has seen the original Let It Be movie knows that all the joy of working together had gone.
Commentary: Save our seas !-- -- Antonio Claparols (The Philippine Star) - February 7, 2019 - 12:00am MANILA, Philippines For once, leave politics out of this issue and make the facts speak for themselves. The coral colonies in the South China Sea are the richest and most diverse in the world.
Let the facts speak for themselves. All shareholders are encouraged to examine the facts and join this shareholder in voting "No" against all incumbent directors." Shares of Lee Enterprises are down 3c to $2.52 in early trading.
But the facts speak for themselves. The Joseph Rowntree Foundation estimates there are 14 million people living in poverty in the UK, five milllion of them children.
"We want to let the facts speak for themselves. These facts are collected through scientific study involving multiple stakeholders.
'Let the facts speak for themselves: Some justices of the Supreme Court appeared in the House of Representatives and testified against the Chief Justice during the Committee on Justice impeachment hearings,' Roque said.
The facts speak for themselves and the many we are letting down.
Todholm Primary in Paisley wowed the judges with their ideas and the facts speak for themselves.