Here, we’ve compiled a list of the best Inverse Quotes from famous authors such as William F. Buckley, Jr., Alan Kay, Alan Moore, Kenneth Lonergan, Bill Veeck. Let’s look at these pieces of wisdom. We definitely have something to learn from them!

1

There is an inverse relationship between reliance on the state and self-reliance.

2

In the commercial world, you have this problem that the amount of research you can do in a company is based on how well your current business is going, whereas there actually should be an inverse relationship: when things are going worse, you should do more research.

3

I’ve developed a theory that there’s an inverse relationship between money and imagination. That if you’ve got lots of imagination then you don’t really need much money, and if you’ve got lots of money then you won’t bother with much imagination.

4

A really good comedy, I think, is played as if it was real, and it’s the circumstances that make it amusing. And I think that the – the inverse or the reverse is true for drama.

5

I have discovered in 20 years of moving around a ballpark, that the knowledge of the game is usually in inverse proportion to the price of the seats.

6

The number of medals on an officer’s breast varies in inverse proportion to the square of the distance of his duties from the front line.

7

So many little girls dream about their wedding day. But with actresses, sometimes it’s the inverse, because we get to be the centre of attention, looked up and down, dressed up for premieres all the time. The pull isn’t quite as great.

8

‘Memorial Day’ is about ‘spring break’ girls-gone-wild culture which is the seedy underbelly of our American Puritanism, the inverse side of the coin. It’s also about how we forcefully exported that culture and then pretended to not know what we were doing.

9

When I first got started in this whole world of online connecting, we were combating this antiquated stereotype of who used online dating, and we really set out to make it popular with millennials. What I find to be so fascinating now is, I’m seeing an inverse in that trend.

10

There doesn’t seem to be a relationship between budget and comedy. In fact, it might be inverse.

11

There thus appears to be an inverse correlation between recovery and psychotherapy; the more psychotherapy, the smaller the recovery rate.

12

There’s a perceived inverse relation between looks and talent. Look at Charlize Theron – she made herself ugly for ‘Monster’ and suddenly everyone said ‘she’s a genius.’ It shouldn’t be like that.

13

The quality of moral behavior varies in inverse ratio to the number of human beings involved.

14

‘Lost’ seems to be the inverse of ‘Air’: It explores dispossession and identity by forcing a bunch of people into one invented landscape instead of using many invented landscapes to keep people apart.

15

People’s intelligence tends to be in inverse proportion to their number. People don’t tend to get smarter as they get into bigger groups.

16

There’s been a kind of inverse snobbery about culture. I get the feeling some people would look at Shakespeare and say, that’s a bit too intimidating for working-class people.

17

The Law of Triviality… briefly stated, it means that the time spent on any item of the agenda will be in inverse proportion to the sum involved.

18

I kind of miss the hatchet days of Mr. Fairchild at ‘WWD’, when they really took no prisoners and there was sort of outrageous favoritism and its inverse.

19

Soon after the 1997 election, I argued that there was no inverse law of political gravity which said that everything which went down had to come back up.

20

Official dignity tends to increase in inverse ratio to the importance of the country in which the office is held.

21

There’s an inverse relationship between the size and scope of government and the health of our free-market economy.

22

My happiness grows in direct proportion to my acceptance, and in inverse proportion to my expectations.