Assumptions

Famous quotes containing the word assumptions:

    Why did he think adding meant increase?
    To me it was dilution. Where do these
    Innate assumptions come from?
    Philip Larkin (1922–1986)

    All of the assumptions once made about a parent’s role have been undercut by the specialists. The psychiatric specialists, the psychological specialists, the educational specialists, all have mystified child development. They have fostered the idea that understanding children and promoting their intellectual well-being is too complex for mothers and requires the intervention of experts.
    Elaine Heffner (20th century)

    What a man believes may be ascertained, not from his creed, but from the assumptions on which he habitually acts.
    George Bernard Shaw (1856–1950)