Upside Down Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old upside down quotes, upside down sayings, and upside down proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


Life is short. It can come and go like a feather in the wind     

Shania Twain

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

Yes, you can lose somebody overnight, yes, your whole life can be turned upside down. Life is short. It can come and go like a feather in the wind.     

Shania Twain

The world is wrong side up. It needs to be turned upside down in order to be right side up.     

Billy Sunday

Turning popular opinion upside down does not make an original.     

Franz Grillparzer

The world is round and the place which may seem like the end may also be only the beginning.     

Ivy Baker Priest

I like to turn things upside down, to watch pictures and situations from another perspective.     

Ursus Wehrli

I'm always trying to turn things upside down and see if they look any better.     

Tibor Kalman

Look at everything upside down.Take absolutely nothing for granted.     

Dick Francis

It's a good thing to turn your mind upside down now and then, like an hour-glass, to let the particles run the other way.     

Christopher Morley

Some of us aren't meant to belong. Some of us have to turn the world upside down and shake the hell out of it until we make our own place in it.     

Elizabeth Lowell

Someday this upside-down world will be turned right side up, and nothing in all eternity will turn it back again. If we are wise, we will spend our brief lives on earth positioning ourselves for the turn.     

Russ Crosson

Learning about ourselves is rather inconvenient because it turns the world we live in upside down.     

Peter Kingsley

Our upside down welfare state is socialism for the rich, free enterprise for the poor.     

William O. Douglas

The truth of the matter is that the whole world has already been turned upside down by the work of Jesus Christ.     

Dietrich Bonhoeffer

A Christianity without a passion to turn the world upside down is not reflective of apostolic Christianity.     

Carl F. H. Henry

Turning something upside-down elicits a reversal of content and pointing a steeple into the ground directs it to hell as opposed to heaven.     

Dennis Oppenheim

In seven days God had created the Earth. In a single day mankind had turned it upside down.     

Kristina McMorris

The world of the commodity is a world upside-down, which bases itself not upon life but upon the transformation of life into work.     

Raoul Vaneigem

All it takes is a second and your whole life can get turned upside down.     

Jodi Picoult

Learn to see things backwards, inside out, and upside down.     

John Heider