Assume Quotes

“I celebrate myself, and what I assume you shall assume, For every atom belonging to me as good belongs to you. I loafe and invite my soul, I lean and loafe at my ease... observing a spear of summer grass.”

Walt Whitman

“I celebrate myself, and sing myself, And what I assume you shall assume, For every atom belonging to me as good belongs to you”

Walt Whitman

The urge to gamble is so universal and its practice so pleasurable that I assume it must be evil.

Heywood Broun

The real freedom of any individual can always be measured by the amount of responsibility which he must assume for his own welfare and security

Robert Welch

Intolerance is the most socially acceptable form of egotism, for it permits us to assume superiority without personal boasting.

Sydney J. Harris

All works are being done by the energy and power of nature, but due to delusion of ego people assume themselves to be the doer.

Bhagavad Gita

People assume you slept your way to the top. Frankly, I couldn't sleep my way to the middle.

Joni Evans

Liberals seem to assume that, if you don't believe in their particular political solutions, then you don't really care about the people that they claim to want to help

Thomas Sowell

What makes it so plausible to assume that hypocrisy is the vice of vices is that integrity can indeed exist under the cover of all other vices except this one. Only crime and the criminal, it is true, confront us with the perplexity of radical evil; but only the hypocrite is really rotten to the core.

Hannah Arendt:

No man will succeed unless he is ready to face and overcome difficulties and is prepared to assume responsibilities.

William J. H. Boetcker

Because your own strength is unequal to the task, do not assume that it is beyond the powers of man; but if anything is within the powers and province of man, believe that it is within your own compass also.

Marcus Aurelius

Possessions, outward success, publicity, LUXURY -- to me these have always been contemptible. I assume that a simple and unassuming manner of life is best for everyone, best for both the body and the mind

Albert Einstein

If Congress can employ money indefinitely to the general welfare, and are the sole and supreme judges of the general welfare, they may take the care of religion into their own hands; they may appoint teachers in every State, county and parish and pay them out of their public treasury; they may take into their own hands the education of children, establishing in like manner schools throughout the Union; they may assume the provision of the poor; they may undertake the regulation of all roads other than post-roads; in short, every thing, from the highest object of state legislation down to the most minute object of police, would be thrown under the power of Congress... Were the power of Congress to be established in the latitude contended for, it would subvert the very foundations, and transmute the very nature of the limited Government established by the people of America

James Madison

My sole literary ambition is to write one good novel, then retire to my hut in the desert, assume the lotus position, compose my mind and senses, and sink into meditation, contemplating my novel

Edward Abbey

I assume he was descended from apes like all the rest of us, but clearly in his case it had been a fairly gentle slope.

William Cullen Bryant

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