Best 43 Quotes & Tweets on Opinion

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1

If your opinions line up neatly with those of your friends and colleagues, they’re not your opinions.

Naval Ravikant

Naval Ravikant

@naval

2

Cynicism is easy. Mimicry is easy. Optimistic contrarians are the rarest breed.

Naval Ravikant

Naval Ravikant

@naval

3

Be right, when everyone else is wrong, at scale.

Naval Ravikant

Naval Ravikant

@naval

4

“Legacy” is the opinion of people not yet born about someone who no longer exists. The only opinion of us that matters is our own. The only time that it matters is now.

Naval Ravikant

Naval Ravikant

@naval

5

More people should start companies.

Sahil Lavingia

Sahil Lavingia

@shl

6

It’s interesting that people have strong opinions on movies they haven’t watched, alcohol they haven’t tried, books they’ve never read, and people they’ve never listened to.

Sahil Lavingia

Sahil Lavingia

@shl

7

Unpopular opinion: I don't particularly care what my competition is doing. It's hard to get ahead of someone when you're imitating them.

Matthew Kobach

Matthew Kobach

@mkobach

8

The hardest thing is to have no opinion.

Shane Parrish

Shane Parrish

@ShaneAParrish

9

Biologically, few things are more difficult than holding an opinion everybody you know disagrees with. Intellectually, it’s one of the strongest skills you can have.

David Perell

David Perell

@david_perell

10

Unpopular opinion: Any opinion interesting enough to make a compelling tweet is unpopular with someone. Yet that label is only applied when the writer fears the wrath of their in-group. Ditch the label and the assumption that every utterance needs to be an in-group belly rub.

DHH

DHH

@dhh

11

This is an unpopular truth, but not everyone’s opinions are equal.

Shane Parrish

Shane Parrish

@ShaneAParrish

12

If you can only work with people with whom you agree on everything all the time, you're going to miss out on working with the best people.

DHH

DHH

@dhh

13

European startups are blessed, not cursed, to be away from the echo chamber of San Francisco. Embrace the distance and difference proudly!

DHH

DHH

@dhh

14

Everyone deserves to die of old age.

Sahil Lavingia

Sahil Lavingia

@shl

15

Everything written by a human is an opinion piece.

Jack Butcher

Jack Butcher

@jackbutcher

16

Follow no one and you’ll be uninformed Follow the wrong people and you’ll be misinformed Follow the right people and you’ll form your own opinions

Matthew Kobach

Matthew Kobach

@mkobach

17

The replacement of "I disagree with you" – which implies this is simply my different opinion – with "that's a bad take" – which implies some sort of universal standard of wrong – sucks.

DHH

DHH

@dhh

18

Most people are addicted to opinion but allergic to action.

Jack Butcher

Jack Butcher

@jackbutcher

19

Unpopular opinion: If I had to go back to university, I’d get a humanities degree. If you want to absorb literature or philosophy, you need to discuss it. That’s what school is great for. The Internet has transformed technical education much faster than humanities education.

David Perell

David Perell

@david_perell

20

Unpopular opinion: Many webinars would be better off as blog posts (or even bullet points). So much filler. Not enough killer.

Katelyn Bourgoin

Katelyn Bourgoin

@KateBour

21

Product is an opinion. Product-market fit is a consensus.

Jack Butcher

Jack Butcher

@jackbutcher

22

Opinion: Social media has made us overindex on opinions and underindex on actions.

Sahil Lavingia

Sahil Lavingia

@shl

23

The strongest opinions on what to do come from those who haven't done anything.

Jack Butcher

Jack Butcher

@jackbutcher

24

We overvalue the opinions of others and undervalue our opinion of ourself.

Jack Butcher

Jack Butcher

@jackbutcher

25

A wine connoisseur learns to differentiate great wines from mediocre wines from awful wines by first sampling hundreds of different wines Become a connoisseur of ideas, advice, and opinions

Matthew Kobach

Matthew Kobach

@mkobach

26

I really think long-form essay writing (please please please don't call it blogging) for professional audiences is due to make a comeback, ideally tied to a better business model than advertising.

Patrick McKenzie

Patrick McKenzie

@patio11

27

If you have an opinion on everything, you have an opinion on nothing.

Brian Norgard

Brian Norgard

@BrianNorgard

28

So many opinions, so little skin in the game.

Jack Butcher

Jack Butcher

@jackbutcher

29

Opinion: Uncertainty about whether you are right. And if you are right, not being sure why. Knowledge: Knowing you have the truth and why it’s true.

Shane Parrish

Shane Parrish

@ShaneAParrish

30

No two people experience life in the same way. That’s why it’s important to not force your opinions upon others. Whatever resonates gets picked up. The rest, at best goes in one ear and out the other. Be mindful of how you share your opinions.

Hiten Shah

Hiten Shah

@hnshah

31

Sharing stupid opinions is a good way to acquire better ones.

Sahil Lavingia

Sahil Lavingia

@shl

32

In all meetings... Bring a strong opinion or no opinion.

Brian Norgard

Brian Norgard

@BrianNorgard

33

Judge a company by the opinions of the people who used to work there.

Sahil Lavingia

Sahil Lavingia

@shl

34

Turn your opinions into assets.

Jack Butcher

Jack Butcher

@jackbutcher

35

Monetize your opinion.

Jack Butcher

Jack Butcher

@jackbutcher

36

Founders who have raised money already: When first-time founders ask you for your opinion about specific investors, please tell them the truth. Share the facts. Don’t beat around the bush.

Hiten Shah

Hiten Shah

@hnshah

37

Creativity is the process of making your opinion tangible.

Jack Butcher

Jack Butcher

@jackbutcher

38

Unpopular opinion: I like paying for digital apps. If you’re gonna do anything ambitious, you’re going to need customer support. Good customer service saves you tons of time. The value of time saved far exceeds the cost of the app. When in doubt, pay for the app.

David Perell

David Perell

@david_perell

39

You don’t get an open mind by trying to acquire all the information, but by delaying the formation of your opinions. Problem is that opinions are sticky. Once we generate a theory, we are unlikely to change our mind, and find it very hard interpreting conflicting information.

Daniel Vassallo

Daniel Vassallo

@dvassallo

40

If anyone can tell you what to think, anyone can tell you what to do.

Jack Butcher

Jack Butcher

@jackbutcher

41

Opinions create new products.

Hiten Shah

Hiten Shah

@hnshah

42

An opinionated product gets people to share their opinion about it. Thus, reinforcing the opinions of the creators and intention behind the product. It’s like building word of mouth into your product.

Hiten Shah

Hiten Shah

@hnshah

43

I don't think there's a problem with virtue signaling. The problem is when there's no virtue follow-through.

Sahil Lavingia

Sahil Lavingia

@shl