37 Quotes About Jumping to Conclusions


There are many classes of people in life that suffer from prejudgments and assumptions being made about them. It is best to avoid jumping to conclusions when it comes to another person. Here are some great quotes about jumping to conclusions that will remind you of this painful act.

“All she captures is a moment and what she calls it is a memory, Sometimes, it is assumptions that we use; all we need is a theory.”

“And if you insist on continuing to make assumptions about my character, I’ll advise you only this: assume you will always be wrong.”

“Any faith that does not command the one who holds it is not a real belief; it is a pseudo belief only. ”

“As you think, so you become…..Our busy minds are forever jumping to conclusions, manufacturing and interpreting signs that aren’t there.”

“Ask if you need to, but don’t assume. Sometimes our bad feelings are only assumptions and speculations doing dark dances in our heads.”

“Assumptions are dangerous things to make, and like all dangerous things to make — bombs, for instance, or strawberry shortcake — if you make even the tiniest mistake you can find yourself in terrible trouble.”

“Assumptions close doors. Intrigue opens them.”

“Be careful of what you assume, what you assume often becomes what you consume.”

“Casting a curious gaze down on planet Earth, extra-terrestrial beings could well be forgiven for assuming that we humans are programmed in every move we make, by a palm-sized, oblong, slab of glass.”

“Even when alternative views are clearly wrong, being exposed to them still expands our creative potential. In a way, the power of dissent is the power of surprise.”

“Geometry is beautifully logical, and it teaches you how to think and prove that things are so, step by step by step. ”

“I might be quiet, but that doesn’t mean I’m not independent.”

“I suppose it is tempting, if the only tool you have is a hammer, to treat everything as if it were a nail.”

“If others tell us something we make assumptions, and if they don’t tell us something we make assumptions to fulfill our need to know and to replace the need to communicate.”

“It had never occurred to him that he should live in any other than what he would have called an ordinary way, with green glasses for hock, and excellent waiting at table.”

“It is not really wise to make too many assumptions when you don’t yet have all the facts to do so.”

“It is useless to attempt to reason a man out of a thing he was never reasoned into.”

“It often happens that things are other than what they seem, and you can get yourself into trouble by jumping to conclusions.”

“Leaders live by reality and not by assumptions!”

“Life would be impossible on such a planet. It wouldn’t get enough heat and light, and if it rotated there would be total darkness half of every day.”

“Most of our assumptions have outlived their uselessness.”

“Proofs are excellent lessons in reasoning. Without logic and reasoning, you are dependent on jumping to conclusions or – worse – having empty opinions.”

“Some people take no mental exercise apart from jumping to conclusions.”

“Spirituality is not adopting more beliefs and assumptions but uncovering the best in you.”

“The explanation requiring the fewest assumptions is most likely to be correct.”

“The most important things to say are those which often I did not think necessary for me to say — because they were too obvious.”

“The only exercise I excel at is jumping to conclusions.”

“They have the unique ability to listen to one story and understand another.”

“To assume that I can even begin to chart a ‘straight’ path is probably the best way I can take myself ‘straight’ to the very place I don’t want to go.”

“We never look beyond our assumptions and what’s worse, we have given up trying to meet others; we just meet ourselves.”

“When dealing with critics always remember this: Critics judge things based on what is outside of their content of understanding.”

“While you judge me by my outward appearance I am silently doing the same to you, even though there’s a ninety-percent chance that in both cases our assumptions are wrong.”

“You figured that the only way I’d be happy is if I did the things you thought would be best for me.”

“You know what America is-they’re all like spoiled children. Anything goes, isn’t that what they say?”

“You must never assume that what people say or do in a particular moment is a statement of their permanent desires.”

“You will make a perfectly rational mistake: You will assume that sooner or later the paradigm you are presently practicing (which has been mostly successful) will solve all the rest of your problems.”

“Your assumptions are your windows on the world. Scrub them off every once in a while, or the light won’t come in.”

When it comes to relationships, making sure you avoid jumping to conclusions will prevent unnecessary conflict from arising.