People, please remember that I choose my words very carefully. Assumptions are your enemy. Votes: 3

Chris KluweIn a start-up company, you basically throw out all assumptions every three weeks. Votes: 1

William Lyon PhelpsRational discussion is useful only when there is a significant base of shared assumptions. Votes: 1

Noam ChomskyOriginality is dangerous. It challenges, questions, overturns assumptions, unsettles moral codes. Votes: 0

Salman RushdieI'm about challenging people. Like, properly challenging them and their assumptions. Votes: 0

Steven Rodney McQueenThe explanation requiring the fewest assumptions is most likely to be correct. Votes: 0

William of OckhamReject the basic assumptions of civilization, especially the importance of material possessions. Votes: 0

Chuck PalahniukYour reasoning is excellent, it's only your basic assumptions that are wrong. Votes: 0

Ashleigh BrilliantStudy the assumptions behind your actions. Then study the assumptions behind your assumptions. Votes: 0

Idries ShahThe most misleading assumptions are the ones you don't even know you're making. Votes: 0

Douglas AdamsThe criterion of simplicity requires that the minimum number of assumptions be postulated. Votes: 0

Albert LowTo no surprise, the theories and structures of naturalistic science affirm naturalistic assumptions. Votes: 0

Albert MohlerUntil we know the assumptions in which we are drenched, we cannot know ourselves. Votes: 0

Adrienne RichPause and remember - Making the wrong assumptions causes pain and suffering for everyone. Votes: 0

Jennifer YoungThe job of formal methods is to elucidate the assumptions upon which formal correctness depends. Votes: 0

Tony HoareWe make all sorts of assumptions because we don't have the courage to ask questions. Votes: 0

Miguel Angel RuizWe should decriminalize all drugs. The assumptions on which our drug policies are based are flawed. Votes: 0

Carl HartIncorrect assumptions lie at the root of every failure. Have the courage to test your assumptions. Votes: 0

Brian TracyBeware of assumptions that seem "obvious" in one decade. They may become quaint in the next. Votes: 0

David BrinBut you are making assumptions without all the facts, and that's not a sign of intelligence. Votes: 0

C.C. HunterDon't make assumptions. Find the courage to ask questions and to express what you really want. Votes: 0

Miguel Angel RuizMost of us make assumptions about how someone will relate to us, and they are often unfounded. Votes: 0

Michele JennaeOur future will be shaped by the assumptions we make about who we are and what we can be. Votes: 0

Rosabeth Moss KanterI have learned throughout my life as a composer chiefly through my mistakes and pursuits of false assumptions, not by my exposure to founts of wisdom and knowledge. Votes: 5 Igor Stravinsky

There is still much debate about whether torture has been effective in eliciting information - the assumption being, apparently, that if it is effective, then it may be justified. Votes: 1 Noam Chomsky