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By and large, I seem to have made more mistakes than any others of whom I know, but have learned thereby to make ever swifter acknowledgment of the errors and thereafter immediately set about to deal more effectively with the truths disclosed by the acknowledgment of erroneous assumptions.
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The more I work with the body, keeping my assumptions in a temporary state of reservation, the more I appreciate and sympathize with a given disease. The body no longer appears as a sick or irrational demon, but as a process with its own inner logic and
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Any community's arm of force - military, police, security - needs people in it who can do neccesary evil, and yet not be made evil by it. To do only the necessary and no more. To constantly question the assumptions, to stop the slide into atrocity.
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Lois McMaster Bujold Quotes

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I have learned throughout my life as a composer chiefly through my mistakes and pursuits of false assumptions, not my exposure to founts of wisdom and knowledge.
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Igor Fyodorovich Stravinsky Quotes

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Five senses; an incurably abstract intellect; a haphazardly selective memory; a set of preconceptions and assumptions so numerous that I can never examine more than minority of them - never become conscious of them all. How much of total reality can such
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That life is worth living is the most necessary of assumptions, and, were it not assumed, the most impossible of conclusions.
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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.
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Alan Alda Quotes

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The creative individual has the capacity to free himself from the web of social pressures in which the rest of us are caught. He is capable of questioning the assumptions that the rest of us accept.
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John W. Gardner Quotes

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No man has a right in America to treat any other man tolerantly, for tolerance is the assumption of superiority.
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Wendell Willkie Quotes

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Assumptions are the termites of relationships.
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Henry Winkler Quotes

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Thus, be it understood, to demonstrate a theorem, it is neither necessary nor even advantageous to know what it means...[A] machine might be imagined where the assumptions were put in at one end, while the theorems came out at the other, like the legenda
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"Modern economics" is founded on 200 year-old bankrupt assumptions.
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Assumptions allow the best in life to pass you by.
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John Sales Quotes

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The world always makes the assumption that the exposure of an error is identical with the discovery of truth - that the error and truth are simply opposite. They are nothing of the sort. What the world turns to, when it is cured on one error, is usually simply another error, and maybe one worse than the first one.
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H.L. Mencken Quotes

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