Quotation Explorer - 'Assumed'

It is naively assumed that the fact that the majority of people share certain ideas and feelings proves the validity of these ideas and feelings. Nothing could be further from the truth. Consensual validation as such has no bearing on reason or mental health. - Erich Fromm
That life is worth living is the most necessary of assumptions, and were it not assumed, the most impossible of conclusions. - George Santayana
When i was younger, one piece of advice from a mentor stuck with me for years...."When shaking someones hand make sure its strong and confident. For 1st impressions last and your character is automatically assumed in that one second of greeting... - Daleen Van Tonder
I saw the errors I had made and assumed full responsibility for everything. - Henry Miller
He assumed that the shape of renewal is death and resurrection. - Samuel Wells
I assumed that everything would lead to complete failure, but I decided that didn't matter that would be my life. - Jasper Johns
I assumed this yoke would encase me as well as any another hobble. Only this one bound the mind. - Jazz Feylynn
His ideas assumed a kind of stupefied and mechanical quality which is peculiar to despair. - Victor Hugo
Writers whose thoughts are expressed with clarity and precision are assumed by readers to be superficial. Where the meaning is obscured, then readers give more attention and consider the fruit of their labour more valuable - Friedrich Nietzsche
Sometimes people carry to such perfection the mask they have assumed that in due course they actually become the person they seem. - W. Somerset Maugham
Akin to the idea that time is money is the concept, less spoken but as commonly assumed, that we may be adequately represented by money. The giving of money has thus become our characteristic virtue. But to give is not to do. The money is given in lieu of action, thought, care, time. - Wendell Berry
Sensible and responsible women do not want to vote. The relative positions to be assumed by man and woman in the working out of our civilization were assigned long ago by a higher intelligence than ours. - Grover Cleveland
To literary critics a book is assumed to be guilty until it proves itself innocent. - Nelson Algren
I merged those two words, black and feminist, because I was surrounded by black women who were very tough and and who always assumed they had to work and rear children and manage homes. - Toni Morrison
The deceit in loving a woman sometimes, is that most women fall in love with assumed personality, but eventually live with their true character. - Auliq Ice
There is nobody as enslaved as the fanatic, the person in whom one impulse, one value, has assumed ascendancy over all others.
That life is worth living is the most necessary of assumptions, and, were it not assumed, the most impossible of conclusions. - George Santayana
There exists a bastard cuisine that is too often assumed to be real French cooking. - Richard Olney
All technology should be assumed guilty until proven innocent.
The greatest abuse that we perpetrate on liberty is our assumed right to it. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
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