Top 99 Upside Quotes

Words matter. These are the best Upside Quotes from famous people such as Richard Morris Hunt, Emilio Estevez, Jim Sturgess, Michael Burry, Louie Schwartzberg, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.

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Your goal is to achieve the best results by following their wishes. If they want you to build a house upside down standing on its chimney, it’s up to you to do it.
Richard Morris Hunt
You look at 1968 and it was truly the year that shook the world. The world was really completely upside down.
Emilio Estevez
‘Upside Down’ is a fantasy love story. It’s about love at first sight – when you just fall in love instantly and will battle any obstacle to be with that girl.
Jim Sturgess
It is a tenet of my investment style that, on the subject of common stock investment, maximizing the upside means first and foremost minimizing the downside. The deleterious effect of permanent capital loss on portfolio returns cannot be overstated.
Michael Burry
When a dragonfly flutters by, you may not realize, but it’s the greatest flier in nature. It can hover, fly backwards, even upside down.
Louie Schwartzberg
I don’t know how, where, and why the idea for ‘Defending Your Life’ began; the idea had been bouncing around for a while. Stories like that sort of have to bounce. They don’t come out of nowhere. I went through my own period of life with sort of everything turning upside down, and wondering, ‘Why is it this way?’
Albert Brooks
I’ve spent three hours hanging upside down while fighting off dinosaur attacks. That was a lot of fun.
Jason O’Mara
Readers probably haven’t heard much about it yet, but they will. Quantum technology turns ordinary reality upside down.
Michael Crichton
Who on earth would expect a band such as Nightwish, to give you, of all people, the phone call, ‘Hey, can you come and join us now?’ Yeah, that turned everything upside down.
Floor Jansen
I want to make movies like ‘The Upside of Anger,’ ‘Maria Full of Grace,’ old-school films like ‘Some Kind of Wonderful’ or ‘Vision Quest’: movies you remember songs and lines from.
Reggie Miller
I was offered the Gene Hackman role in ‘The Poseidon Adventure’ four times, and I turned it down four times. I didn’t want to do that movie. I called it the upside down boat.
Martin Landau
The upside to doing commercials is you have to work in a lot of different genres and make stuff that you never thought you’d be making.
St. Lucia
For those working menial jobs or putting in 100-hour weeks for corporations, the lure of starting your own business can seem like a great way to get more flexibility, upside, and ownership.
Kathryn Minshew
The booming popularity of alligator hunting, sparked by reality shows like the History Channel’s ‘Swamp People,’ is easy to understand: It’s an exotic blast of adrenaline. But there’s a culinary upside as well, with gator boasting a delicate light-pink meat that, to me, falls somewhere between veal and wild turkey.
Jonathan Miles
As much as I love to dive into the action early, I think the hero’s journey is important – the idea that the reader needs to experience the protagonist’s everyday life before you turn that world upside down.
Kami Garcia
It’s often said that doves provide valuable practice for duck season, but this strikes me as upside down. With their tiny profiles, wicked speed, and fighter-plane acrobatics, doves are more difficult to take down.
Jonathan Miles
A reciprocal of a fraction is found by flipping it upside down. If you want the reciprocal of a mixed number or a whole number, just convert it to an improper fraction, and then flip it!
Danica McKellar
On stage, it is a tremendous thing to be able to make people laugh. But one of the things that I have always loved is when I am in shows where you can turn the audience upside down and make them cry or move them. That is when things are the most rewarding.
Roger Bart
Hendrix was the bass player for Little Richard. We were both left-handed, but we would use a right-handed guitar held upside down and backwards. He developed my slides and my riffs. In fact he used to say, and this is documented, ‘I patterned my style after Dick Dale.’
Dick Dale
I’m not a fussy eater, but when I’m travelling, I try to stick to the same regime and just have my chicken and my mash and broccoli. Otherwise, you start eating all these funny delicacies, and it makes your tummy turn upside down.
Ella Henderson
I’ve never been stuck in the Upside Down, and no one else I know has, so it was kind of something new to just create.
Noah Schnapp
Newman’s first law: It is useless to put on your brakes when you’re upside down.
Paul Newman
The upside to anger? Getting it out of your system. You got to express your anger. Then you have room for more positive things. If I hold something in a long time, and then I speak it, it’s amazing how the light shines so much brighter.
Reba McEntire
I was the first African-American woman to play Maggie in ‘Cat on a Hot Tin Roof.’ It was at the Virginia State Theatre, and we turned Richmond upside down.
Tamara Tunie
You have to be creative. It’s the basics. You can’t be Picasso unless you know how to draw a real face; then you can turn it upside down.
Diane English
Music turns the world upside down.
Michael Portillo
It’s fun to see how the G League has grown and I’m excited to be a part of its upside and continued development.
Ben Wallace
Sometimes it was tough doing take after take upside down! I did a lot of that sort of thing.
John Astin
As I have found out, recognition has its upside, its downside and – you may say – its backside.
Pippa Middleton
Becoming a mother has turned my world upside down, but in a really good way – it’s the best.
Katherine Kelly
Custom turns everything upside down. Give it time, and what can resist its hardening effect? What does not yield to use? How many find that the bitterness they had formerly dreaded has, unfortunately, through use alone, turned to sweetness?
Saint Bernard
We turned Cambridge theatre upside down, using odd spac

We turned Cambridge theatre upside down, using odd spaces and devising everything collaboratively. It eventually blew apart, but I’m still proud of some of what we achieved. The style was very disciplined, and we had the sense to keep things short.
David Farr
Why not touch things that we hate and turn them upside down and inside out?
Alber Elbaz
My art is not limited to the songs I create but also to the reaction it creates. I like to sit back and look at the whole thing as if it’s a tornado that I’m controlling. It’s creating chaos. When you create chaos, ideas are turned upside down, and everybody looks at things in a different way.
Marilyn Manson
I’ve said all along that we’re building Axovant as a lasting company for the long run, not to hand over that upside to a pharma company in the future.
Vivek Ramaswamy
The business is so upside down now. It’s not just about the bling-bling.
Tim Reid
It’s clear that Planned Parenthood went out of its way to paint me as some sort of a zealot – a Trojan-horse zealot who came into Komen and within 10 to 11 months had completely turned the place upside down. That’s clearly not who I am, and it’s not what happened.
Karen Handel
I mean drafting is a hard process because you’re picking between 23-year-olds sometimes and 19-year-olds that have great upside, and some guys that are just great character but have limited physical skills, and some guys that have amazing upside and that are a little more immature, and everywhere in between.
Danny Ainge
I stopped breathing when I was a baby. I had a seizure because I was severely epileptic and my grandad had to hang me upside down and give me the kiss of life.
Edith Bowman
I spend a lot of time upside down. It increases the blood flow to the brain, so it really helps your creativity.
Daphne Guinness
The upside of a downward spiral into despair and defeat in young adulthood is that pretty early on, I was forced to face not only the foolish things I had done but also the stark realization that there was likely no end to what I was capable of doing.
Beth Moore
Who are benefits promised to, overwhelmingly? Well, they’re promised to older people. And if you have a society like Europe that is upside down where there are a lot more older people than younger people, you have economic calamity.
Rick Santorum
Shareholders share in the downside and not necessarily in the upside; that’s the whole story.
John Gutfreund
What you will be looking for is a day that closes above the prior day’s high and most likely ‘breaks’ out to the upside to close above a trading range. This is the twitching worm that causes the public to leap before they look.
Larry Williams
Going through that traumatic time of being heartbroken and then being pregnant turned my whole life upside down and inside out and just knocked the wind out of me. But I got so much out of that.
Bridget Moynahan
I learned everything by ear and played all the different instruments. So then I was able to find a guitar. That was, like, in the seventh grade. And then I didn’t know how to put my fingers on all the different strings, so I had to figure out how to do it upside down and backwards, and I still play that way today.
Dick Dale
If you sell a physical product, you have a lot of Q4 upside and unpredictability, but now you have to manage your cash to get to Q4 so that you can invest in building inventory to over-perform.
Brad Feld
The one trait in a lot of dyslexic people I know is that by the time we got out of college, our ability to deal with failure was very highly developed. And so we look at most situations and see much more of the upside than the downside.
Gary Cohn
Saying it now sounds obvious, but that can be really hard to remember when you’re a trans kid who feels like your world’s been turned upside down. Just having someone to see in the media is so empowering and validating.
Nicole Maines
Working on Ethereum could be similar to working at a Google: lower risk with broad impact right away. Working on a token is similar to working on a startup: higher risk and lower initial impact but higher upside potential.
Fred Ehrsam
The big upside to being captain is it’s a huge honour, but the downside is that there is definitely extra pressure.
Brian O’Driscoll
In rock stardom there’s an absolute economic upside to self-destruction.
Courtney Love
While turning pro had a lot of upside, for me, it could also have turned out to be a disaster.
Frances Tiafoe
Art is going to make a bigger comeback than ever. That’s the upside to things getting challenging.
Lady Gaga
Our family life, before figure skating turned it upside down, seemed normal. Our town of Riverside, Connecticut, was part of Greenwich, and we had the advantage of their wonderful community, with great beaches and beautiful parks.
Dorothy Hamill
There’s a lot of ‘Silent Hill’ in the Upside Down, which people have noticed.
Ross Duffer
I just always believed we would succeed. Even when everyone else said my ideas were ridiculous. Even when we were almost out of money. Even when the metrics were all upside down. I always have confidence that I’ll figure something out. I just have that confidence that things are going to work out fine.
Marc Randolph
I’ve got friends who didn’t vote. I want to smack them upside the head.
Kid Rock
The best way to achieve a great style without a blow-dryer is, after washing your hair, take a towel and flip your head upside down, wrapping it up in a twisted towel for 15 minutes. Once you take it down, a lot of the excess water will have been absorbed by the towel.
Carolyn Aronson
You can disseminate your art, and it’s all such easy access now. The upside to it is that more people are creating than ever before.
Stanley Clarke
No, I didn’t work it out upside down, I never turned it around.
H. R. Giger
An abnormality on a mammogram can turn a woman’s life upside down, even if no cancer is ultimately found. At the very least, she will have to undergo more tests, usually with a biopsy as a first step. The procedure takes its toll in time and money and even more so in the stress it introduces into a woman’s life.
Margaret Cuomo
I want to shake things up, I want people to talk about

I want to shake things up, I want people to talk about it. It’s really important that our brand flips the industry upside.
Huda Kattan
When my time on earth is gone, and my activities here are passed, I want they bury me upside down, and my critics can kiss my ass!
Bobby Knight
I do things because I enjoy it. That used to be my downfall, but now it’s the upside.
Waris Ahluwalia
I’ve always considered myself a workaholic… The way I work, I have to turn myself upside down and hang myself by my ankles and wring myself out like a wet sweater, and I have to do that with other people, too, because I think that’s where something good comes out.
Josh Homme
In dreams, anything can be anything, and everybody can do. We can fly, we can turn upside down, we can transform into anything.
Twyla Tharp
You know, we always tried to rationalize by saying you take the good, you take the upside, you got to deal with the downside, you’ve to take the downside.
Julius Erving
I was very, very large as a kid and never athletic, and my home life was a little upside down and I never felt comfortable.
Brad Garrett
The worse a situation becomes the less it takes to turn it around, the bigger the upside.
George Soros
You could have a zillion Facebook followers. Those people don’t buy records. It’s about a hundred to one…Record companies, they don’t have any money, so they see social media as the free marketing… So… ‘Billy, light yourself on fire and stand upside down, and that’ll market the record.’
Billy Corgan
Having fewer unhealthy days and, in turn, more days when you have the energy to get things done is probably the global constant through which businesses and individuals can think about the quantifiable upside of increasing wellbeing.
Tom Rath
What is the upside of inequality? I would say that it’s a deep pool of properly trained, highly motivated talent that is endeavoring to create innovation that grows our knowledge-based economy.
Edward Conard
There are people on staff who have made that point, that the upside to a second Bush term is that it makes ‘American Dad’ work better. To me, the price is too high. I would gladly give up the comedy to have a President Kerry. But you work with what you have.
Seth MacFarlane
It’s a bit startling to achieve global recognition before the age of 30 on account of your sister, your brother-in-law and your bottom. One day I might be able to make sense of this. In the meantime I think it’s fair to say that it has its upside and its downside.
Pippa Middleton
I like things with upside. That’s how you make money.
Stephen A. Schwarzman
The world is wrong side up. It needs to be turned upside down in order to be right side up.
Billy Sunday
Live Aid turned our world upside down.
John Deacon
I’m always trying to turn things upside down and see if they look any better.
Tibor Kalman
My whole life turned upside down once I became a mother.
Sonali Bendre
At the time the world was all upside down. The American people were beginning to move around a lot. The old hometown ties had been pretty much broken. The theme of Farmer Takes a Wife appealed to people. Everybody was homesick. And it sold and sold and sold.
John Gould
Your whole life is changed with that first child. Your social behaviors are all turned upside down, you’re sleep deprived, but eight months in, my son had this seizure, and it just woke me up to the idea that, oh, no, this can end. And it can end in a way that will destroy you forever.
Jeff Nichols
In my world, I read resumes upside down, so I start with personal interests. So if somebody doesn’t have believable, interesting interests, they’re not going to work in a creative business.
Bing Gordon
The upside to smoking is that you get to be social. I was looking for a light when I bumped into Ben Harper’s manager. A couple of days later, Ben and I were in the studio.
Beth Orton
I think if we’re going to have to landfill trash, and I think we basically have to, we might as well get the upside for it and dedicate that upside to improving the environment in so many different ways.
Ed Rendell
If you look at companies with upside potential, Twitter’s right there. They’ve established a brand in a world where it’s extremely difficult to establish a brand. It’s a global brand, people recognize it, people want to let you know what their Twitter handles are, etc.
Steve Ballmer
I am becoming more recognisable in some ways, and some aspects of my privacy are going. But there’s an upside: I have more opportunity to tell bigger stories and connect with more people. And I really relish that responsibility.
Brie Larson
I find as long as I acknowledge the truth of something, then that’s it. I know what it is and then I can operate. But if I overestimate the downside of something or the challenge of something and I get too obsessed about the difficulty of it, then I don’t leave enough room to be open to the upside, the possibility.
Michael J. Fox
One of the things I did when I discovered this huge importance of being vulnerable is very happily moved away from the shame research, because that’s such a downer, and people hate that topic. It’s not that vulnerability is the upside, but it’s better than shame, I guess.
Brene Brown
My characters are turned upside down and trying to reinvent themselves but don’t need a white knight. They can save themselves in a crisis.
Mary Kay Andrews
There is no upside to making a disparaging remark about a colleague. If your remark is accurate, everybody already knows it, so there’s no need to point it out. If your remark is inaccurate, you’re the one who ends up looking like a jerk.
Travis Bradberry
Cancer is just one little word but, when you hear it, it turns your whole life upside down.
Jeremy Kyle
I got into college, and a gentleman gave me a ride in a plane, and he flipped it upside down so we’re inverted flying, like it was nothing, and from that moment forward, I fell in love with it. I said, ‘I’ve got to learn this; I’ve got to do this.’
Jimmy Graham
I'm probably my biggest critic. I worry that if you spe

I’m probably my biggest critic. I worry that if you spend any quality time reveling in good things then karma will slap you upside the head, so I try to stay as even keel as I’m able.
Neil Patrick Harris
Football is about as popular as it can be in the U.S. The upside, the expansion and growth lies overseas.
Shahid Khan
When things are happening they don’t hit me at that point of time. The downside is that I don’t get to celebrate the moment, the upside is I don’t get intimidated and I can perform.
Radhika Madan
All I want to do is what I do best: go out there and put a hand or a foot upside somebody’s head.
Stephen Thompson
I like to turn things upside down, to watch pictures and situations from another perspective.
Ursus Wehrli
The feel of space… Some folks have asked what it is like to work out in space. Yes, you can work upside down, right side up, sideways – anyway you want to to make it convenient.
Sunita Williams