What’s the old saying about assuming?

Megan starts to respond with a takeoff on the modern proverb: “When you assume, you make an ass out of you and me.” This proverb plays on the fact that the word “assume” may be broken down into the letters “ass”, “u”, and “me”, and is intended to suggest that one should not make assumptions because they may turn out to …

What is the saying about assumptions?

Making assumptions simply means believing things are a certain way with little or no evidence that shows you are correct, and you can see at once how this can lead to terrible trouble.” ― Lemony Snicket, ‘The Austere Academy’, 2000.