From a drop of water a logician could infer the possibility of an Atlantic or a Niagara without having seen or heard of one or the other.
— Arthur Conan Doyle

Much can be inferred about a man from his mistress: in her one beholds his weaknesses and his dreams.
G. C. (Georg Christoph) Lichtenberg inferred quote

People who have given us their complete confidence believe that they have a right to ours. The inference is false, a gift confers no rights.
— Friedrich Nietzsche

A Bill of Rights is what the people are entitled to against every government, and what no just government should refuse, or rest on inference.
— Thomas Jefferson

We do not learn by inference and deduction and the application of mathematics to philosophy, but by direct intercourse and sympathy.
— inferred quotation by Henry David Thoreau