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Assumptions Quotes

Assumptions are good in business and in politics but not in love and relationships. False assumptions leads to misunderstanding, sadness and confusion and is rightly deemed as “termite” of a relationship. When you start assuming things about your partner and doubt her/his sincerity, it creates rift within a relationship. Remember, assumptions are just mere mental conjectures that do not thrive on reason ability and are hence, questionable. Read these quotes about assumption to get a new eye of awareness opened.

Pamela Anderson

You don't want to have to be the man and the woman in the relationship. I always say you want a man who can fix the toilet.

Leonardo da Vinci

Blinding ignorance does mislead us. O! Wretched mortals, open your eyes!

Venus Williams

When you're on top, you're on top.

Joseph Conrad

An artist is a man of action, whether he creates a personality, invents an expedient, or finds the issue of a complicated situation.

George Washington Carver

I love to think of nature as an unlimited broadcasting station, through which God speaks to us every hour, if we will only tune in.

Gwen Stefani

I imagine my children are going to save me from my vanity and be my passion and fill whatever fears I have of the amazing time I'm having right now being gone.

Edgar Allan Poe

All that we see or seem is but a dream within a dream.

Woody Allen

Comedy just pokes at problems, rarely confronts them squarely. Drama is like a plate of meat and potatoes, comedy is rather the dessert, a bit like meringue.

Bill Maher

The Bible looks like it started out as a game of Mad Libs.

Bill Bryson

When you tell an Iowan a joke, you can see a kind of race going on between his brain and his expression.

Golda Meir

Ability hits the mark where presumption overshoots and diffidence falls short.

Princess Diana

I'm aware that people I have loved and have died and are in the spirit world looking after me.

Saint Thomas Aquinas

Better to illuminate than merely to shine, to deliver to others contemplated truths than merely to contemplate.

Joseph Conrad

All ambitions are lawful except those which climb upward on the miseries or credulities of mankind.

Eudora Welty

To imagine yourself inside another person... is what a storywriter does in every piece of work; it is his first step, and his last too, I suppose.

Alexander Hamilton

Even to observe neutrality you must have a strong government.

Osama bin Laden

The effort was never: Determine which individuals we ought to roll up.

Woody Allen

As the poet said, 'Only God can make a tree,' probably because it's so hard to figure out how to get the bark on.

Virginia Woolf

For most of history, Anonymous was a woman.

Joseph Conrad

A caricature is putting the face of a joke on the body of a truth.

Helen Rowland

A man can become so accustomed to the thought of his own faults that he will begin to cherish them as charming little personal characteristics.

Pablo Picasso

Colors, like features, follow the changes of the emotions.

Charles Dickens

Although a skillful flatterer is a most delightful companion if you have him all to yourself, his taste becomes very doubtful when he takes to complimenting other people.

Joseph Conrad

A man's real life is that accorded to him in the thoughts of other men by reason of respect or natural love.

George Harrison

America has everything, why should they want us.

John Maynard Keynes

I do not know which makes a man more conservative - to know nothing but the present, or nothing but the past.

John Ruskin

All violent feelings have the same effect. They produce in us a falseness in all our impressions of external things, which I would generally characterize as the pathetic fallacy.

Paul Klee

The worst state of affairs is when science begins to concern itself with art.

Bill Maher

We are a nation that is unenlightened because of religion. I do believe that. I think religion stops people from thinking. I think it justified crazies.

Sophia Bush

I think it's easy for people to assume that fame is equal to glory, but it can be a very isolating experience.

Charles Baudelaire

For the merchant, even honesty is a financial speculation.

Henry Miller

And what is the potential man, after all? Is he not the sum of all that is human? Divine, in other words?.

Pablo Picasso

We all know that Art is not truth. Art is a lie that makes us realize the truth, at least the truth that is given to us to understand.

Virginia Woolf

I thought how unpleasant it is to be locked out; and I thought how it is worse, perhaps, to be locked in.

Bill Maher

I think capital punishment works great. Every killer you kill never kills again.

Lawrence Peter Berra

It's pretty far, but it doesn't seem like it.

Richard M. Nixon

In the long term we can hope that religion will change the nature of man and reduce conflict. But history is not encouraging in this respect. The bloodiest wars in history have been religious wars.

Bill Watterson

Sometimes when I'm talking, my words can't keep up with my thoughts. I wonder why we think faster than we speak. Probably so we can think twice.

Edgar Allan Poe

It is by no means an irrational fancy that, in a future existence, we shall look upon what we think our present existence, as a dream.

John D. Rockefeller

It is wrong to assume that men of immense wealth are always happy.

Virginia Woolf

I would venture to guess that Anon, who wrote so many poems without signing them, was often a woman.

Saint Augustine

Complete abstinence is easier than perfect moderation.

Groucho Marx

A child of five would understand this. Send someone to fetch a child of five.

Alice Walker

Life is better than death, I believe, if only because it is less boring, and because it has fresh peaches in it.

Anatole France

No government ought to be without censors; and where the press is free, no one ever will. Chance is the pseudonym of God when he did not want to sign.

Edgar Allan Poe

It will be found, in fact, that the ingenious are always fanciful, and the truly imaginative never otherwise than analytic.

Virginia Woolf

It is far harder to kill a phantom than a reality.

H. L. Mencken

Communism, like any other revealed religion, is largely made up of prophecies.

William Blake

That the Jews assumed a right exclusively to the benefits of God will be a lasting witness against them and the same will it be against Christians.

W. H. Auden

Good can imagine Evil; but Evil cannot imagine Good.

David Lloyd George

There is nothing so fatal to character as half finished tasks.

Leo Buscaglia

I have a very strong feeling that the opposite of love is not hate - it's apathy. It's not giving a damn.

Edgar Allan Poe

Man's real life is happy, chiefly because he is ever expecting that it soon will be so.

Billie Jean King

It is very hard to be a female leader. While it is assumed that any man, no matter how tough, has a soft side... and female leader is assumed to be one-dimensional.

Lawrence Peter Berra

The other teams could make trouble for us if they win.

Vladimir Nabokov

No author has created with less emphasis such pathetic characters as Chekhov has.

Leonardo da Vinci

He who is fixed to a star does not change his mind.

Alice Walker

It's so clear that you have to cherish everyone. I think that's what I get from these older black women, that every soul is to be cherished, that every flower is to bloom

Woody Allen

Eighty percent of success is showing up.

Lewis Carroll

It was getting dark so suddenly that Alice thought there must be a thunderstorm coming on. What a thick black cloud that is! she said. And how fast it comes! Why I do believe it's got wings!

Oscar Wilde

I sometimes think that God in creating man somewhat overestimated his ability

Groucho Marx

All people are born alike - except Republicans and Democrats.

Oscar Wilde

The old believe everything; the middle aged suspect everything: the young know everything.

He had no further intercourse with Spirits, but lived upon the Total Abstinence Principle, ever afterwards; and it was always said of him, that he knew how to keep Christmas well, if any man alive possessed the knowledge.