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assumptions Quotes

17 of the best book quotes about assumptions
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“Individuals who want to believe that there is no fulfillment in love, that true love does not exist, cling to these assumptions because this despair is actually easier to face than the reality that love is a real fact of life but is absent from their lives.”
Bell Hooks
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“All of us have our own inner fears, beliefs, opinions. These inner assumptions rule and govern our lives. A suggestion has no power in and of itself, its power arises from the fact that you accept it mentally.”
The Power of Your Subconscious Mind
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“Many people suffer because of the false supposition on which they have based their lives. That supposition is that there should be no fear or loneliness, no confusion or doubt. But these sufferings can only be dealt with creatively when they are understood as wounds integral to our human condition. ”
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″ ‘Come on, Blackburn. I’m not as dumb as I look.’ He took another sip of his drink and focused back in on Nikki and Trace. ‘One minute I’m getting you a drink at Spring Fling and the next you’re on the dance-floor with Trace. Doesn’t take a genius to figure out why you both disappeared.’ ”
Jemma Blackburn
Trace MacArthur
Caleb
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“I thought I’d scared you off it. How’s our haunted mansion faring these days? Still standing?”
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Be impeccable with your word. Don’t take anything personally. Don’t make assumptions. Always do your best.
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“Attempting the mastery of fear is useless. In fact, it asserts the power of fear by the very assumption that it need be mastered. The true resolution rests entirely on mastery through love.”
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“It is not a theory they put into his mind, but an assumption.”
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“Assumptions are dangerous things to make, and like all dangerous things to make — bombs, for instance, or strawberry shortcake — if you make even the tiniest mistake you can find yourself in terrible trouble.”
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“I presume nothing.”
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Believing that others will react as we would is the single most dangerous myth of intervention.
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If others tell us something we make assumptions, and if they don’t tell us something we make assumptions to fulfill our need to know and to replace the need to communicate.
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Even if we hear something and we don’t understand we make assumptions about what it means and then believe the assumptions. We make all sorts of assumptions because we don’t have the courage to ask questions.
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“I consider it an extremely dangerous doctrine, because the more likely we are to assume that the solution comes from the outside, the less likely we are to solve our problems ourselves.”
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“It’s never necessary to tell me that you think I’m right. We’ll just... assume it.”
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“I cannot know for certain but I think God is very improbable, and I live my life on the assumption that he is not there.”
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“I guess the difference between Gin and me is that when Gin for shut in the barn she though Edmond didn’t love her anymore because I could feel Edmond out there somewhere always loving me I didn’t have to howl all night.”

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