Here, we’ve compiled a list of the best Upper Hand Quotes from famous authors such as Bjork, Christopher Voss, Bhuvan Bam, Sonny Sandoval, Brian J. Smith. Let’s look at these pieces of wisdom. We definitely have something to learn from them!
It’s funny how the hippies and the punks tried to get rid of the conservatives, but they always seem to get the upper hand in the end.
There’s great power in deference. You ask somebody ‘what’ or ‘how’ questions. People love to be asked how to do something. They feel powerful, and from a deferential position, you’ve actually granted that power, and you’re the one that now actually has the upper hand in the conversation.
To own your song is very special. Now that I have a platform and so many people watching me, I have an upper hand.
Whoever is in charge of the artist will always have the upper hand. They act like it’s the artists’ world, but it’s the other way around, so they’re going to do whatever they want to do.
When you think someone really has the upper hand, you realize that someone has been played the entire time, and there’s a whole other layer where you think the person who is doing the playing has also been played.
Somehow I feel South Indian actors are not that well known in the Hindi belt. Tamil and Telugu actors have an upper hand. But Kannada and Kerala are totally sidelined by Hindi filmgoers.
Development in this county is always going to be an issue. Until development and zoning are handled on a regional basis, rather than each municipality left to its own devices, we will suffer from developers having the upper hand in suits and in front of zoning boards.
I feel like in order for our team to have the upper hand, I have to play extremely well, and I have to bring the rest of the team with me. That’s how I feel approaching every game.
Mandela’s heroism is the heroism of a man who suffered so badly for what he thought of as freedom. And yet when he had the upper hand he has this incredible self-control and these incredible leadership qualities.
Anybody that’s been in an election, you’re always looking to get the upper hand.
Centuries of history risk disappearing if Islamization, which up until now has been underestimated, gains the upper hand.
The secret to gaining the upper hand in a negotiation is to give the other side the illusion of control. Don’t try to force your opponent to admit that you are right. Ask questions, that begin with ‘How?’ or ‘What?’ so your opponent uses mental energy to figure out the answer.
Make yourself do unpleasant things so as to gain the upper hand of your soul.
I’m not asking for there to be all black writer’s rooms or all Asian writer’s rooms, or all white – I want them all to be diverse. When it’s diverse, you’re going to have a completely different dynamic. Everybody feels othered. Nobody feels like they’ve got the upper hand.
The thirst for powerful sensations takes the upper hand both over fear and over compassion for the grief of others.
Star kids always get an upper hand at the start of their career. People in the industry often know them from the time they were toddlers, so they show support to them when their film is about to release.
Politically speaking, you don’t necessarily give away information that allows your enemy to get an upper hand. But at the same time you don’t keep reality from the population.
The Chinese government’s not pulling any punches. They want what we have so they can get the upper hand on us. And they’re highly strategic in their approach – they’re playing the long game.
That’s what my mother did. And my father was the first person she’d met who treated her kindly. She was terrified of men, and she married a very meek, kind, dear man. And she had the upper hand. She ruled the roost.
I’d go dance at talent shows, and because I was young I had the upper hand on a lot of other crews. People thought it was cute. I used that to my advantage.