119+ Best Assuming Quotes: Exclusive Selection

If someone accuses you of being assuming, he or she thinks you are arrogant or that you take too much for granted. Inspirational assuming quotes will get you through anything when the going gets tough and help you succeed in every aspect of life.

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Most Famous Assuming Quotes

The success of the suffrage movement would injure women spiritually and intellectually, for they would be assuming a burden though they knew themselves unable to bear it. It is the sediment, not the wave, of a sex. It is the antithesis of that highest and sweetest mystery – conviction by submission, and conquest by sacrifice. – John Boyle O’Reilly

As human beings, we are vulnerable to confusing the unprecedented with the improbable. In our everyday experience, if something has never happened before, we are generally safe in assuming it is not going to happen in the future, but the exceptions can kill you and climate change is one of those exceptions. – Al Gore

Liberals seem to assume that, if you don’t believe in their particular political solutions, then you don’t really care about the people that they claim to want to help. – Thomas Sowell

Ladies there is no neutral position for us to assume. – Gertrude Stein

assuming quotes

I just assume I’m right. Partially out of conviction and partially as a pose. – Roger Ebert

I don’t know if this is statistically right, but I’m assuming I have the most Grammys of anyone my age, but I haven’t won one against a white person. – Kanye West

You can’t just look at someone and guess their sexuality. There’s no point in assuming that every gay man has just one personality type. – Cameron Monaghan

Most economic fallacies derive from the tendency to assume that there is a fixed pie, that one party can gain only at the expense of another. – Milton Friedman

Assuming that humans continue to burn fossil fuels, the oceans will continue to absorb carbon dioxide and will become increasingly acidified. – Elizabeth Kolbert

We have every reason to assume the worst. – George W. Bush

I assume this is all part of some brutally simplistic plan you’ve thought up? Yes. Oh, good. – Eric S. Nylund

Nothing is more audacious than these women when detected; they assume anger, and take courage from the very crime itself. – Juvenal

Please do not assume that you can change governments. Young people don’t understand this – Lee Kuan Yew

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

Never assume that people in positions of responsibility are behaving responsibly. – David McCullough

No one ever gets tired of loving. But everyone gets tired of waiting, assuming, hearing lies, and hurting. – Megan Fox

Often it’s just a short swim from the shipwreck of your life to the island paradise of your dreams, assuming you don’t drown in the metaphor. – Robert Breault

Would be to start local. Assuming – Peter James

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 Covey

Assumptions equal a loss of pride and the sting of defeat. – Donna Lynn Hope

One can ever assume to be what he is not, and to conceal what he is. – Sallust

Government is in reality established by the few; and these few assume the consent of all the rest, without any such consent being actually given. – Lysander Spooner

Who can in reason then or right assume monarchy over such as live by right his equals, if in power or splendor less, in freedom equal? – John Milton

To be great is to assume great concerns. – Stephen Vizinczey

It would be pathological narcissism to assume that that person had to live how I live. – Bryan Fuller –
We must never assume that which is incapable of proof. – George Henry Lewes

We arrogantly assume that the nervous system doesn’t really need to be coaxed into romance. That romance comes from some other place. – Marianne Williamson

Being a grownup means assuming responsibility for yourself, for your children, and – here’s the big curve – for your parents. – Wendy Wasserstein

I assume that if people get to know me, they’ll like me. If they don’t, it’s not my problem. – Mira Sorvino

Of course, the most troubling question is why do these people assume we’re gay? – Dean Winchester

What I don’t like are arrogant people. We’re all equal. I don’t like it when a person assumes to be better. – Selena

Assumption is one dreadful and incurable disease, which sticks to the soul and wiggles across the skin. – Aniruddha Sastikar

Everything really belongs to God, and man has no right to assume that he can, at will, exploit God’s bounty. – Jeff Cohen

One is actually the democracy here, you know, people are, people assume that this election means that there is democracy in Pakistan. There is no democracy. – Imran Khan

The life of sense begins by assuming that we can only fitfully live the life of reason. – Louis Kronenberger

You should never assume anything coming from a critical standpoint. You should go into everything assuming you’re going to get crushed. – Steven Soderbergh –

Every time I fail I assume I will be a stronger person for it. – Joan Benoit

Talking in one language and talking in another, I think inevitably, produce two different personalities, as far as I’ve seen in other people. I assume it does the same for me. – Alma Guillermoprieto

I’ve been amazed at how often those outside the discipline of design assume that what designers do is decoration. Good design is problem solving. – Jeffrey Veen

To contact the deeper truth of who we are, we must engage in some activity or practice that questions what we assume to be true about ourselves. – A.H. Almaas

A democratic despotism is like a theocracy: it assumes its own correctness. – Walter Bagehot

The way you lose the gospel is not by denying it, but by assuming it. – D. A. Carson

My respect for the inconsiderable is assuming gigantic dimensions. – Karl Kraus

New Yorkers are inclined to assume it will never rain, and certainly not on New Yorkers. – Brooks Atkinson

I will never get girls. You’re so instantly competitive, always assuming the worst about each other. – Jennifer Hillier

I won’t make shorthand films, because I don’t want to manipulate audiences into assuming quick, manufactured truths. – John Cassavetes

The worst mistake you can make is underrating your enemy. Assuming that they’re evil – I think it’s a terrible thing to do. – Alan Dershowitz

Always assume incompetence before looking for conspiracy. – Niccolo Machiavelli

Always keep your home presentable, assuming you keep a home for purposes of presentation. – Robert Breault

I’m not the most loved person on the planet. People assume they understand who I am by what I do. – Mark T Bertolini

Assuming that women don’t like football and that men aren’t intersted in home decorating and cooking. – Paulo Coelho

One can love a child, perhaps, more deeply than one can love another adult, but it is rash to assume that the child feels any love in return. – George Orwell

You can’t assume that kindness is an inherited trait. It is learned behavior. – Katie Couric

His grin turns boyish. Assuming you don’t clock an angel for pissing you off. – Susan Ee

This is as brain-dead as a movie can be and it assumes the audience will have the I.Q. of a rutabaga. – James Berardinelli

The first mistake of art is to assume that it’s serious. – Lester Bangs

The process of induction is the process of assuming the simplest law that can be made to harmonize with our experience. – Ludwig Wittgenstein

It’s such a part of me, I assume Everyone can see it. – Hugh Elliot

I renounce falsehood, whatsoever be the guise it assumes, and I embrace truth, wheresoever I find it. – Ameen Rihani

When I say something untrue on the air, I mean for it to be transparently untrue. I assume people know when I’m just saying something for effect. Or to be funny. – Ira Glass

I assume that a sufficiently skilled will be able to do anything not explicitly forbidden by the hardware. – Bjarne Stroustrup

Challenge rises in her eyes. You’re assuming I actually liked you to begin with. You know what they say about people who assume. – Emma Chase

So much relies on one person assuming the other is telling the truth. If a person can lie to you about one thing, he can lie about something else. – Meg Rosoff

If you assume there is no hope, you guarantee there will be no hope. – Noam Chomsky

I’m assuming those are Daimons. (Susan)No, they’re Avon ladies. (Ravyn) – Sherrilyn Kenyon

Go let thy less than woman’s hand Assume the distaff not the brand. – Lord Byron

I was nearly a teen-ager before I stopped assuming that everyone I met was Jewish. – Kenneth Lonergan

Instead of assuming everything you’re being told is the truth, ask plenty of questions. – Barbara Corcoran

Don’t be too assuming, it doesn’t get you anywhere. – Anne Frank

The minute you start assuming that the audience is very happy to see the same show again, you’re dead. – Simon Cowell

The whole world was crazy; I’d flattered myself by assuming I was a semifinalist. – Wally Lamb

Prejudice assumes the garb of reason, but the cheat is too thin. – Josh Billings

The children of the Reagan Revolution are ready to assume the mantle of leadership. – Marco Rubio

The paradigm of competition is a race: by rewarding the winner, we encourage everyone to run faster. When capitalism really works this way, it does a good job; but its defenders are wrong in assuming it always works this way. – Richard Stallman

And you have to be careful with illusionists: sometimes evil deceives us by assuming the simplest form of things. – Donato Carrisi

I love to make a mistake. It is my only assurance that I cannot reasonably be expected to assume the responsibility of omniscience. – Rex Stout

Now all politicians assume a necessity of control, the more efficient the control the better. – William S. Burroughs

We assume that we’re masters of our environment, rather than being a part of it. – Tyrone Hayes

When the real is no longer what it used to be, nostalgia assumes its full meaning. – Jean Baudrillard

I shall assume that your silence gives consent. – Plato

Maybe this is the point: to embrace the core sadness of life without toppling headlong into it, or assuming it will define your days. – Gail Caldwell

We compel the electron to assume a definite position. We ourselves produce the results of the measurement. – Dean Radin

Improve relationships with others by assuming that they can hear everything you say about them – Stephen Covey

You cannot get all your desires assuming the hidden secret standing somewhere scrutinizing your soul. – Denmwen

People always assume that things are just handed to me, but I’ve had to prove myself, every inch of the way. – Madeline Zima

Don’t assume that a species is intelligent because it produces intelligent individuals. – Jack McDevitt

I make progress by having people around me who are smarter than I am and listening to them. And I assume that everyone is smarter about something than I am. – Henry J. Kaiser

There’s always a latent or inferred image in my writing. And I can almost always assume if I do a drawing that it will eventually have text. – Raymond Pettibon

Do not always assume the other fellow has intelligence equal to yours. He may have more. – Terry-Thomas

Assuming that just because you can hear you can listen is like assuming that just because you can see you can read. – Tony Alessandra

We have to assume now that all mission is cross-cultural. – Alan Hirsch

Always assume that a lucky hit will not be repeated. – Mason Cooley

True strategy is about placing bets and making hard choices under conditions of uncertainty, not about assuming plans can remove risk. – Will Evans

Intention implies assuming you can and have every right to achieve your ambition and that you are powerful enough to make it happen. – Gloria Feldt

If somebody kills me, at least I won’t be accused of murder. Well, assuming all my clones have alibis. – Jarod Kintz

I came across awful characters when I got some kind of status and came to Hollywood. Then you have directors trying to sleep with you, assuming that you will do things because of the way you dress. – Stacey Dash

Our steady state seems to be one of unconsciously assuming that we are very close to omniscient. – Kathryn Schulz

Countries do not assume burdens because it is fair, only because it is necessary. – Henry A. Kissinger

Assume life will be really tough, and then ask if you can handle it. If the answer is yes, you’ve won. – Charlie Munger

I beg of you… never assume an inner or an outer pose, never a disguise. – Gustav Mahler

Whenever you write, whatever you write, never make the mistake of assuming the audience is any less intelligent than you are. – Rod Serling

Pity the mother who assumes the name without being all this implies! – Amos Bronson Alcott

Socrates: So was I.Bertha: Are you saying you’re as great as him, then? Socrates: No, no, on the contrary, I’m assuming just the opposite! – Peter Kreeft

My mistake was assuming that when I got to college, people would not be such assholes. – Jennifer Echols

Mama Mo does not insist. She simply makes things a reality by assuming they are such: – Gillian Flynn

Pride works frequently under a dense mask, and will often assume the garb of humility. – Adam Clarke

20% of management theories are responsible for 80% of results. That’s assuming the Pareto Principle makes the cut. – Ryan Lilly

They say love is blind, but in your case I’m assuming it’s also deaf, dumb, and completely brain dead. – Michelle M. Pillow

Christianity does not set faith against thinking. It sets faith against assuming. – Timothy Keller

People approach writers, assuming we pull a perfect text out of our nose each time (well spelled). Spelling is the least of it. – Sara Levine

One must not assume that an understanding of science is present in those who borrow the language – Louis Pasteur

Unlimited growth assumes unlimited resources, and this is the genesis of Ecocide. – Maude Barlow

I shall not change my course because those who assume to be better than I desire it. – Victoria Woodhull

I occasionally experience the discomfort of people assuming my work is autobiographical. – Jonathan Tropper

I do not assume to speak for anyone. I know I speak in direct opposition to the wishes of many by whom I am surrounded. – Victoria Woodhull

To assume that a bigger pipeline is a better pipeline is a dangerous assumption. – Jason Jordan

I grew up assuming that I would be in public service. I never planned to be in business. – Chris Whittle

I’m assuming you have a reason behind this irrational need to conform to this institution. (Eric) – Shannon A. Thompson

I was a stupid, self-assuming girl. Sitting at that table? Smug in my confidence of my ownership? – Alessandra Torre

I’m just trying to get rid of all the mystery surrounding me and let people see what I’m thinking. So they can understand me and stop assuming things about me. – Juliana Hatfield

Religion forbids us from assuming a God-like character. This is especially true in politics and government, where limiting the power of the state, division of powers, and the doctrine of checks and balances are established in order to prevent accumulation of power that might lead to such Godly claims. – Abdolkarim Soroush

True respect means taking other people’s beliefs seriously and assuming they are adult and intelligent enough to be able to cope with it if you tell them, clearly and civility, why you think they are totally, utterly and disastrously wrong. – Julian Baggini