Assumptions Proverbs

Sayings about Assumptions

Assumptions are things that are accepted as true or as certain to happen, without proof. ~ Difinition

What wise men suppose is worth more than the certainties of fools. ~ Arabian Proverbs

The baby has not been born yet, and yet you assert that his nose is like his grandfather’s! ~ Indian Proverbs

The heart is like the astrologer who guesses at the truth. ~ Spanish Proverbs

Every man assumes the colors of his surroundings. ~ Chinese Proverb

Join the company of lions rather than assume the lead among foxes. ~ The Talmud

The poor can only guess at what wealth is; the rich don’t know what poverty means. ~ Chinese Proverb

The viper assumes the colors of his surroundings. ~ African Proverb

Quotations about Assumptions

The first mistake of Art is to assume that it’s serious. ~ Lester Bangs

Blind faith, no matter how passionately expressed, will not suffice. Science for its part will test relentlessly every assumption about the human condition. ~ E. O. Wilson

You must stick to your conviction, but be ready to abandon your assumptions. ~ Denis Waitley

No man will succeed unless he is ready to face and overcome difficulties and prepared to assume responsibilities. ~ William Boetcker

You can safely assume that you’ve created God in your own image when it turns out that God hates all the same people you do. ~ Anne Lamott

The first duty of a human being is to assume the right relationship to society — more briefly, to find your real job, and do it. ~ Charlotte P. Gillman

Be strong and follow your own convictions. You can’t assume there is a lot of time to do what you like. ~ Marc Bolan

Before a man speaks, it is always safe to assume that he is a fool. After he speaks it is seldom necessary to assume. ~ H. L. Mencken

It is wrong to assume that men of immense wealth are always happy. ~ John D. Rockefeller

We simply assume that the way we see things is the way they really are or the way they should be. And our attitudes and behaviors grow out of these assumptions. ~ Stephen R. Covey

The first duty of a human being is to assume the right functional relationship to society – more briefly, to find your real job, and do it. ~ Charlotte Perkins Gilman

Men can only be happy when they do not assume that the object of life is happiness. ~ George Orwell

The exact sciences also start from the assumption that in the end it will always be possible to understand nature, even in every new field of experience, but that we may make no a prior assumptions about the meaning of the word understand. ~ Author Unknown

We now have a whole culture based on the assumption that people know nothing and so anything can be said to them. ~ Stephen Vizinczey

The devil has the power to assume a pleasing shape. ~ William Shakespeare

We cannot safely assume that other people’s minds work on the same principles as our own. All too often, others with whom we come in contact do not reason as we reason, or do not value the things we value, or are not interested in what interests us. ~ Isabel Briggs Myers

The devil has the power to assume a pleasing shape. ~ William Shakespeare The Catholic and the Communist are alike in assuming that an opponent cannot be both honest and intelligent. ~ George Orwell

Seeing a man praying to Allah is enough for some people to assume he is a terrorist. ~ Damian Lewis

You can’t assume the responsibility for everything you do or don’t do. ~ Simone De Beauvoir

Beware of assumptions! Whatever you “assume” to be possible — or impossible will have a tendency to become real for you. ~ Author Unknown

When I have a problem I pray about it, and what comes to mind and stays there I assume to be my answer. And this has been right so often that I know it is God’s answer. ~ J.L. Kraft

Until we can understand the assumptions in which we are drenched we cannot know ourselves. ~ Adrienne Rich

To assume all the powers is not good for anybody. Power corrupts and absolute power corrupts absolutely. All those experiments have a bad ending. ~ Rafael Correa

Assume a virtue if you have it not. ~ William Shakespeare

If we all worked on the assumption that what is accepted as true is really true, there would be little hope of advance. ~ Orville Wright

The assumption that nature is all there is, and that nature has been governed by the same rules at all times and places, makes it possible for natural science to be confident that it can explain such things as how life began. ~ Phillip E. Johnson

Nothing can be more incorrect than the assumption one sometimes meets with, that physics has one method, chemistry another, and biology a third. ~ Thomas Huxley

Most of us can read the writing on the wall; we just assume it’s addressed to someone else. ~ Ivern Ball

Society is based on the assumption that everyone is alike and no one is alive. ~ Hugh Kingsmill

Assumptions are the termites of relationships. ~ Henry Winkler

Suggested readings : Your Assumptions: How They Control Your Life & What to Do About Them ~ External link

Assumptions Proverbs

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