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Even though the National Guard and Army Reserve see combat today, it rankles me that people assume it was some kind of waltz in the park back then.
I can say with pride verging on smugness that I've got two very successful shows that assume their audience is very smart.
Americans assume all British people have at least one servant.
I am capable of holding the quote-unquote 'title' of leading man. Leading man just means people want to see you and assume that you can hold a film, carry a movie.
We must never assume that which is incapable of proof.
George Henry Lewes
Don't assume your child is weak. If you, the parent, assume that they can't take anymore, what kind of signal are you sending them?
I hadn't performed by myself in a while. It feels very natural to me, and I assume people come for the very same reasons as they do when I'm with the band: to be moved, for something to happen to them.
Parents shouldn't assume children are made out of sugar candy and will break and collapse instantly.
People always assume that I'm some sort of party girl, and that's such a misconception because I like staying home.
Sarah Jessica Parker
Because of the increase in life longevity, America can now assume that at any given time three, and perhaps four, former presidents will still be alive, even when the current president is occupying the White House.
Iraq's search for weapons of mass destruction has proven impossible to deter and we should assume that it will continue for as long as Saddam is in power.
People assume actresses are afraid to get older; the truth is the roles get a whole lot more compelling once you're too old to play dumb.
Companies in every industry need to assume that a software revolution is coming.
Fame changes everything. When you're well-known, you're expected to be different. Some people assume you must have a yacht and four homes. Or that you're famous because you are 'A Decent Man'.
Should Sen. McCain capture the nomination as many assume, I believe this general election will offer the worst choices for President in my lifetime. I certainly can't vote for Hillary Clinton or Barack Obama based on their virulently anti-family policy positions.
Sometimes in churches somebody will discover a particular vein of spirituality and seek to recruit others into it, or assume a superior position because they have found certain techniques - but no one actually wants to become like them.
People assume that computers will do everything that humans do. Not good. People are different from each other and they are all really different from computers.
Exoticism can give you an edge: it makes people assume you're cleverer than you are and gives you the upper hand.
Kristin Scott Thomas
Do you not see with your own eyes the chrysalis fact assume by degrees the wings of fiction?
Alfred de Vigny
I always assume that democracy is the only good form of government, quite frankly, and democracy is always to be preferred.
I assume the closest members of my family don't actually want to kill me, but the truth is that I have shamed and hurt them; they have to deal with the outrage that my public statements cause, and undoubtedly some members of my clan do want to kill me for that.
Ayaan Hirsi Ali
Never again can the Republican Party simply write off entire segments of our society because we assume our principles have limited appeal. They have broad appeal. We need to be larger than that.
People complain that chefs aren't at their restaurants anymore, but I don't think that's the case at all. You see them on TV and you assume they're not working but they are.
We all assume that if you're weak and poor, you're never going to win. In fact, the real world is full of examples where the exact opposite happens, where the weak win and the strong screw up.
I think you just assume that your memory is just sort of a video playback of your experience, but it's nothing like that at all. It's a complete refabrication of an event and a lot of it is made up, because you're filling in spaces.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
John F. Kennedy
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