Saturday, November 24, 2018

Words of Wisdom - U

Ugly babies rarely become movie stars.

Ultimate success comes from opportunities, bold moves which, by definition, cannot be planned.

Ultimately, human behavior dictates where business goes – not vice versa.

Ultimately, you ignore your instincts at your peril.

Unapologetically self-interested, dismissing all needless emotion and creating his own moral worth through productive endeavor.

Uncertainty can price people out of the market who can’t afford lawyers

Under 30 value creativity   Over 50 value experience
Under promise-over deliver.

Underneath this flabby exterior is an enormous lack of character.

Understanding is the ability to look at life through someone else's eyes.

Uneasy is better than extinct.

Unhappiness is a communicable disease.

Unintelligible answers to insoluble problems.  (Philosophy)

Unions are like herpes: it doesn’t kill you, but it’s unpleasant and inconvenient, and it stops a lot of people from becoming your lover.

United we stand, divided we fall.

Unless silence makes you an accomplice, never betray a man's secret.

Unless you're here, you're not here.

Unless you’re the lead dog in the sled, the view never changes.

Until I got to know myself, I never knew what narcissism meant.

Until now I have felt that the only persons I could know in depth, or really love, were duplicates or versions of my own wretched self.

Until you have a position, all you have is an opinion. (Investment advisor)

Unused power slips imperceptibility into the hands of another.

Up to this point change has been a trickle, the avalanche is coming

Upstanders, not bystanders.

Urgency is not an excuse for stupidity or brutality.

Use A/B testing for optimization and fine-tuning, not for generating your big ideas

Use all the force necessary and do not apologize for going in big if that’s what it takes.

Use them, but don’t make them smarter.

User needs change in response to what you build for them.  (Observing changes what’s being observed)

Using words to describe magic is like using a screwdriver to cut roast beef.

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