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Top 100 Quotes About Assuming

#1. It's not that i don't want you. I lied, earlier, when i said i was protecting you. I'm protecting myself. I don't want to be your rebound, Jacqueline."
"Then why are you assuming that role? It's not what i want, either."
"What am i gonna do with you?"
"I can think of a couple things. - Author: Tammara Webber
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#2. A physicist looks for causes; that does not necessarily imply that there are causes everywhere. A man may look for gold without assuming that there is gold everywhere; if he finds gold, well and good, if he doesn't he's had bad luck. The same is true when the physicists look for causes. - Author: Bertrand Russell
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#3. I'm curious how you'll know it works. I assume it's mostly a cosmetic change. - Author: Scott Adams
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#4. Since there is absolutely no logical reason to assume there is an afterlife, I decided to make the life I have now as much fun as possible. - Author: Ricky Gervais
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#5. Whenever government assumes to deliver us from the trouble of thinking for ourselves, the only consequences it produces are those of torpor and imbecility. - Author: William Godwin
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#6. You think I started out like this?
Well, I didn't.
I started out like anyone else - young and hopeful. I started out arrogant and in love, assuming the whole dizzy world was where it should be: at my feet. I started out - well, I started out a little like you. - Author: Gail Levy
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#7. Assuming that his talent can survive the increasing strain, there is one scarcely avoidable danger that lies ahead of the pupil on his road to mastery. - Author: Eugen Herrigel
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#8. Ladies there is no neutral position for us to assume. - Author: Gertrude Stein
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#9. I don't know what to do about him, Sammy." (Jackie)

"It's not what you do about him. It's what you do with him. Grab him by those big, manly arms that I'm assuming he has, and show him what New York has to offer. - Author: Ali Novak
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#10. I'm not going to assume liberals are stupid, as they do with conservatives. No, I'll attribute it instead to more fraud and deceit. - Author: Rush Limbaugh
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#11. Complete liberty of contradicting and disproving our opinion, is the very condition which justifies us in assuming its truth for purposes of action; and on no other terms can a being with human faculties have any rational assurance of being right. - Author: John Stuart Mill
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#12. Intention implies assuming you can and have every right to achieve your ambition and that you are powerful enough to make it happen. - Author: Gloria Feldt
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#13. No matter what. I wouldn't let anyone change me. I wouldn't let them strip away whatever tiny parts of me were human. Assuming I had any humanity to lose. - Author: Debra Driza
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#14. Why assume that to look is to see? - Author: Pablo Picasso
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#15. Loners live among the mob, so the mob mistakes us for its own, presuming and assuming. When the mob gets too close, the truth is revealed. Running or walking away, chased or free, any which way, we tell the mob in effect I don't need you. - Author: Anneli Rufus
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#16. The reason child care is such a loaded issue is that when we talk about it, we are always tacitly talking about motherhood. And when we're talking about motherhood we're always tacitly assuming that child care must be a very dim second to full-time mother care. - Author: Anna Quindlen
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#17. You would have realized that it wasn't Mumtaz, a muslim, a friend of yours, but a human being you had killed. I mean, if he was a bastard, by killing him you wouldn't have killed the bastard in him; similarly, assuming that he was a Muslim, you wouldn't have killed his Muslimness, but him. - Author: Saadat Hasan Manto
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#18. It is the growing custom to narrow control, concentrate power, disregard and disenfranchise the public; and assuming that certain powers by divine right of money-raising or by sheer assumption, have the power to do as they think best without consulting the wisdom of mankind. - Author: W.E.B. Du Bois
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#19. Speaking of which, about assuming you had a condom - I just meant that you, with your experience, would be prepared for responsible sex, even if it were on the fly. An intelligent man is prepared for spontaneity. - Author: Roberta Pearce
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#20. I think an awful lot of the diplomatic problems that exist in the world come from people assuming that their society is the one with a purchase on truth. - Author: Andrew Solomon
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#21. The spirits of the dead are not among us to entertain us ... Assuming the revenants you encounter have simply signed up to play haunted house for the amusement of the living is just plain ignorant. - Author: April Slaughter
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#22. Government does not grow by seizing our freedoms, but by assuming our responsibilities. - Author: Mike Cloud
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#23. The failure of one regional bank, assuming it is following a traditional model, will not threaten the entire system. - Author: Sherrod Brown
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#24. Cop shows are by definition melodramatic; they're larger than life. They create very stark contrasts and conflicts emotionally. They're provocative, assuming they grapple with - to the extent that cop shows are mirrors of the culture. - Author: Steven Bochco
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#25. In high school, a teacher's friend in the police department asked me to go into a bar and flash a fake ID saying I was 21 even though I wasn't. They were assuming the bar wasn't carding people. Anyway, she forgot to ask for it back. I used it all freshman year in college. - Author: Betsy Brandt
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#26. The Catholic and the Communist are alike in assuming that an opponent cannot be both honest and intelligent. - Author: George Orwell
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#27. You cannot get all your desires assuming the hidden secret standing somewhere scrutinizing your soul. - Author: Denmwen
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#28. Nor could you clarify this confusion by assuming that the old man had been a victim of hallucination. Bartholomew wasn't that type of person. He was neither a liar nor a fool. - Author: Lloyd C. Douglas
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#29. The inevitable result of borrowed faith is lost faith. People born into a family anchored in Christendom tend to assume they're right with God, regardless of whether they personally turn from sin and trust in Jesus. - Author: Mark Driscoll
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#30. I do think that it's extremely important with this character show her assuming power with a great deal of grace, and find out how to do things she won't like - the things she's called upon to do. - Author: Mary McDonnell
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#31. That was always their mistake - assuming they knew why Shai did what she did. - Author: Brandon Sanderson
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#32. I thought liberation had to do with going out into the world and assuming male duties, not with delegating part of my load. The result was a terrible fatigue, as witnessed today by the millions of women of my generation who question feminist movements. - Author: Isabel Allende
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#33. No, I never expect people to be idiots," George said. "I do expect them to lack some of the necessary information, because experience has demonstrated to me that assuming someone in a key position knows everything you do leads to disaster. - Author: Ilona Andrews
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#34. complexity. Assuming - Author: Louis Cozolino
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#35. How much of my fever-induced dream was real? I felt safe assuming that my time as a bee was fiction, as well as a few mythological animals that I swear I'd seen. Then I'd lived on the sun with aliens. - Author: Cora Carmack
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#36. If you don't enjoy what you're doing, how can you assume anyone else will - Author: James Victore
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#37. Success means crossing a limit. To cross a limit you need to assume that you have a limit. Assuming a limit is underestimating yourself. If you have no boundaries then where is your success? - Author: Sri Sri Ravi Shankar
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#38. Assume the best but hire paranoid people. - Author: Evan Williams
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#39. 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. - Author: Kanye West
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#40. Given that, and assuming that we begin to adjust to issues like climate change and the greenhouse effect, Denver's location in the center of the country becomes a tremendous advantage. - Author: John Hickenlooper
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#41. It's not a question of McDonald's vanishing from the face of the earth. It's a question of these companies assuming some more responsibility for what they're selling. - Author: Eric Schlosser
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#42. One of the things my parents taught me, and I'll always be grateful as a gift, is to not ever let anybody else define me; that for me to define myself ... and I think that helped me a lot in assuming a leadership position. - Author: Wilma Mankiller
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#43. New Yorkers are inclined to assume it will never rain, and certainly not on New Yorkers. - Author: Brooks Atkinson
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#44. I occasionally experience the discomfort of people assuming my work is autobiographical. - Author: Jonathan Tropper
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#45. Assuming that rapture is nature's play with man, the Dionysian artist's creative activity is the play with rapture. - Author: Friedrich Nietzsche
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#46. Saw a lost dog sign with a pic of the dog and a little boy hugging it. I'm assuming the kids safe and we're just focusing on the pooch. - Author: Dane Cook
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#47. When you assess something as a problem instead of as something to simply be accepted as the way things are, you are assuming there is a potential resolution. - Author: David Allen
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#48. We'd all be alot happier if we'd stop assuming we're supposed to be happy. - Author: Garrison Keillor
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#49. The patronage state is an arrogant state. It assumes it can spend your money better than you do. Yet it expects you to work for it in the first place. - Author: Margaret Thatcher
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#50. No-one knows what I do in my private, spare time, so I don't see why anyone would assume I'm celibate or somehow turning into a Garboesque character. - Author: George Harrison
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#51. Whatever anybody says or does, assume positive intent. You will be amazed at how your whole approach to a person or problem becomes very different. - Author: Indra Nooyi
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#52. If this is the only life, then everything assumes too great an importance. We have to get everything out of life and we overdo it. - Author: Frederick Lenz
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#53. [The greatest barriers to forming alliances] are not figuring out what would make others want to join with you. Assuming that what excites you excites others. Spend more time assuming people have good reasons for what they do or say and then figure out those good reasons. - Author: John Daly
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#54. We made love outdoors
Without a roof, I like most,
Without stove, to make love, assuming the weather be fair and balmy, and the earth beneath be clean. Our souls intertwined and gushing of dew. - Author: Roman Payne
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#55. Experience teaches us not to assume that the obvious is clearly understood - Author: Paulo Freire
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#56. I think a lot of the time people assume that their values are universal. And they don't understand which aspects of their values are actually universal and which aspects are very specific. - Author: Andrew Solomon
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#57. Men ardently pursue truth, assuming it will be angels' bread when found. - Author: William Macneile Dixon
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#58. Well, I myself am a 100% atheist. And I am increasingly worried that the Israeli-Palestinian struggle, which dominates our entire life, is assuming a more and more religious character. - Author: Uri Avnery
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#59. Assuming, as you grow older, that you're the guardian of the world's wisdom, even if you haven't necessarily lived enough to know what's right and wrong. - Author: Paulo Coelho
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#60. If you do not give right attention to the one you love, it is a kind of killing. When you are in the car together, if you are lost in your thoughts, assuming you already know everything about her, she will slowly die. - Author: Nhat Hanh
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#61. I belong to a generation - assuming that this generation includes others besides me - that lost its faith in the gods of the old religions as well as in the gods of modern nonreligions. I reject Jehova as I reject humanity. - Author: Fernando Pessoa
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#62. These assumptions lead progressives into other traps: assuming that hard facts will persuade voters, that voters are "rational" and vote in their self-interest and on the issues, and that negating a frame is an effective way to argue against it. 5. - Author: George Lakoff
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#63. (assuming they didn't cancel the program in the wake of my "death"). - Author: Andy Weir
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#64. Assuming normal winter weather, we currently anticipate the coal markets to remain difficult through 2015; while we always strive to operate a full capacity in this environment, it may be necessary to delay our production growth to match the market. - Author: Joe Craft
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#65. When looking for evidence that something exists, it's silly to start by assuming that it is impossible. Taking any assumptions into study is bad science. - Author: Lewis N. Roe
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#66. Why do people assume? If I hate you, I'll tell you. In this case, it's not hate. It's hurt. I'll lick my wounds, which only oozed because I gave a damn, and be over it before the sun rises. - Author: Donna Lynn Hope
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#67. Your first mistake might be assuming that people are rational.
Your second mistake could be assuming that people are eager for change.
And the marketer's third mistake is assuming that once someone knows things the way you know them, they will choose what you chose. - Author: Seth Godin
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#68. We can't exactly figure out why, but our customers have no fears of using their checking account, while credit cards are still a problem. I'm assuming checks have been around longer, and are more trusted, while credit cards have a sort of stigma attached to them. - Author: Tim Stevens
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#69. 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. - Author: Raymond Pettibon
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#70. WHEN I finally slowed and looked around, I saw with amazement I'd trotted sixteen blocks in about three minutes. Summer Olympics, here I come. Assuming they held the races at night. - Author: MaryJanice Davidson
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#71. When the real is no longer what it used to be, nostalgia assumes its full meaning. - Author: Jean Baudrillard
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#72. Because when push comes to shove, we really don't want to have sex with our friends ... unless they're sexy. And sometimes we do want to have sex with our blackhearted, soul-sucking enemies ... assuming they're sexy. - Author: Chuck Klosterman
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#73. His grin turns boyish. Assuming you don't clock an angel for pissing you off. - Author: Susan Ee
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#74. If you can follow only one bit of data, follow the earnings - assuming the company in question has earnings. I subscribe to the crusty notion that sooner or later earnings make or break an investment in equities. What the stock price does today, tomorrow, or next week is only a distraction. - Author: Peter Lynch
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#75. Always assume that a lucky hit will not be repeated. - Author: Mason Cooley
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#76. People assuming that because I'm a great athlete, I can dance. But no. My rhythm is off a little bit. - Author: Jackie Joyner-Kersee
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#77. Toleration is not the opposite of intolerance, but is the counterfeit of it. Both are despotisms. The one assumes to itself the right of withholding liberty of conscience, the other of granting it. - Author: James Madison
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#78. The photographs had made him aware how much the street and the buildings meant to him. Like an extended family that he'd taken for granted and ignored, assuming it would always be there. But buildings and roads and spaces were as fragile as human beings, you had to cherish them while you had them. - Author: Rohinton Mistry
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#79. The scramble to get higher, to be seen, the cycle of creation and rebellion, everyone assuming they were saying something new or doing something new, something profound
when the truth was tat it had all been done a million billion times. - Author: Jess Walter
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#80. God knows how many things a man misses by becoming smug and assuming that matters will take their own course. - Author: Loren Eiseley
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#81. In the last eight weeks I had experienced two of the three best times of my adult life, assuming all visits to the Museum of Natural History were treated as one event. They had both been with Rosie. Was there a correlation? It was critical to find out. - Author: Graeme Simsion
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#82. Intelligent women make the mistake of assuming that if they hold a higher degree, they can hold their own in a political debate, and they have a good understanding of mid-caps - Author: Sherry Argov
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#83. But what about your own?" he asked. "Assuming, of course, you're interested in having one?"
"I'm not. If I ever get married, I shall elope. That has now become my prime requirement in a husband. Willingness to elope. - Author: Donna Andrews
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#84. Together, the property rights and public choice schools show only that, if you start by assuming a purely individualistic model of human behavior and treat politics as if it were a pale imitation of the market, democracy will, indeed, make no sense. - Author: Paul Starr
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#85. Assuming a specific resource is high cost is often a path to disruption when someone makes a different assumption. - Author: Steven Sinofsky
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#86. Whenever Black succeeds in assuming the initiative in maintaining it to a successful conclusion, the sporting spirit of the chess lover feels gratified, because it shows that the resources of the game are far from being exhausted. - Author: Savielly Tartakower
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#87. Assuming a thing ain't knowing a thing. - Author: Patrick Ness
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#88. 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? - Author: John Milton
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#89. Prophesying catastrophe is incredibly banal. The more original move is to assume that it has already happened. - Author: Jean Baudrillard
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#90. Assume that people are good until you actually and specifically learn differently. And even then, know that they have potential for change and that you can help them out. - Author: Leo Buscaglia
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#91. In sitting on the meditation cushion and assuming the meditation posture, we connect ourselves with the present moment in this body and on this earth. - Author: Jack Kornfield
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#92. Thoughtout life, we all live our lives assuming two roles, the role of a slave and the role of a master. It only depend on an individual which role he assumes first - Author: Nathanael Kanyinga
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#93. They encouraged me to always look for the good in people instead of assuming the worst and trying to find fault. - Author: Richard Branson
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#94. Tohr shrugged. "Assuming he's kept the same ones on, they're a total of five. Three cousins. That porn star Zypher - "
Rhage harrumphed at that. Clearly, even though he was now very happily mated, he felt like the race had one, and only one, sex legend - and it was him. - Author: J.R. Ward
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#95. You wrong yourself and me by assuming my interest in you is purely physical," he went on. "I told you I am eager to further our acquaintance. I want to know what you think about things. What you want out of life. What you dream.
-Lucien to Alice - Author: Gaelen Foley
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#96. It is the lot of mankind to feel not only insecure but also bored. To combat that experience, people long to be passively entertained, which requires less effort than assuming responsibility for self-improvement. - Author: Thomas Szasz
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#97. Never assume the other guy will never do something you would never do. - Author: Willie Mays
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#98. Assuming China does not become destabilized and continues to grow, it will no doubt develop a military program in proportion to its resources. - Author: Martin Van Creveld
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#99. Assuming is a form of giving away your power to another regarding an outcome that concerns you. - Author: Molly Friedenfeld
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#100. How it chanced that a man who reasoned on his premises so ably, should assume his premises so foolishly, is one of the great mysteries of human nature. - Author: Thomas B. Macaulay
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