Assumptions are the termites of relationships.
The problem with assumptions is that we believe they are the truth.
The way to keep yourself from making assumptions is to ask questions.
The harder you fight to hold on to specific assumptions, the more likely there's gold in letting go of them.
Begin challenging your own assumptions. Your assumptions are your windows on the world. Scrub them off every once in awhile, or the light won't come in.
Don't Make Assumptions. Find the courage to ask questions and to express what you really want. Communicate with others as clearly as you can to avoid misunderstandings, sadness and drama. With just this one agreement, you can completely transform your life.
You must stick to your conviction, but be ready to abandon your assumptions.
Incorrect assumptions lie at the root of every failure. Have the courage to test your assumptions.
Don't make assumptions. Find the courage to ask questions and to express what you really want.
The Four Agreements 1. Be impeccable with your word. 2. Don’t take anything personally. 3. Don’t make assumptions. 4. Always do your best.
We make the assumption that everyone sees life the way we do
Most deadly errors arise from obsolete assumptions.
Truth is the only healthy place from which to speak. Assumption is the birthplace of godless chatter.
We simply assume that the way we see things is the way they really are or the way they should be. And our attitudes and behaviors grow out of these assumptions.
Euclid taught me that without assumptions there is no proof. Therefore, in any argument, examine the assumptions.
Assumptions allow the best in life to pass you by.
It is wrong to assume that men of immense wealth are always happy.
Assume a virtue if you have it not.
I had furthermore spoken on the assumption that Russia would mobilize, whereas the assumption of the German Government had hitherto been, officially, that Serbia would receive no support; and what I had said must influence the German Government to take the matter seriously.
All silencing of discussion is an assumption of infallibility.
Don't make assumptions.
The assumption must be that those who can see value only in tradition, or versions of it, deny man's ability to adapt to changing circumstances.
If you start a conversation with the assumption that you are right or that you must win, obviously it is difficult to talk.
It is always better to ask then to make an assumption.
The worst mistake of first contact, made throughout history by individuals on both sides of every new encounter, has been the unfortunate habit of making assumptions. It often proved fatal.
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