Men can only be happy when they do not assume that the object of life is happiness.
I think a lot of times we don't pay enough attention to people with a positive attitude because we assume they are naive or stupid or unschooled.
I shall assume that your silence gives consent.
True guilt is guilt at the obligation one owes to oneself to be oneself. False guilt is guilt felt at not being what other people feel one ought to be or assume that one is.
Parents shouldn't assume children are made out of sugar candy and will break and collapse instantly. Kids don't. We do.
Iraq assumes responsibility for its own future... They have got to step up.
Most people assume that women are responsible for households and child care. Most couples operate that way - not all. That fundamental assumption holds women back.
If we see someone in a wheelchair, we assume they cannot walk. It may be that they can walk three, four, five steps. That, to them, means they can walk.
I wish you could see some of the girls I have genuinely had crushes on in my life. They're not the girls you would assume.
I was a real loner in high school, even though people assume I was the head cheerleader.
Never assume the obvious is true.
Never assume that the guy understands that you and he have a relationship.
This is an important book, the critic assumes, because it deals with war. This is an insignificant book because it deals with the feelings of women in a drawing-room.
An entrepreneur assumes the risk and is dedicated and committed to the success of whatever he or she undertakes.
A benevolent mind, and the face assumes the patterns of benevolence. An evil mind, then an evil face.