History is, strictly speaking, the study of questions; the study of answers belongs to anthropology and sociology.
— W. H. Auden
Invention strictly speaking, is little more than a new combination of those images which have been previously gathered and deposited in the memory; nothing can come from nothing.
— Sir Joshua Reynolds strictly speaking quote
Strictly speaking, there is but one real evil: I mean acute pain. All other complaints are so considerably diminished by time that it is plain the grief is owing to our passion, since the sensation of it vanishes when that is over.
— Mary Wortley Montagu
Strictly speaking, every citizen above a certain level of income is guilty of some offense.
— Max Frisch
But, strictly speaking, this mythology was no essential part of ancient religion, for it had no sacred sanction and no binding force on the worshippers.
— strictly speaking quotation by William Robertson Smith