Use strong words to communicate your ideas. There will always be caveats and one-off counter examples. But putting those things in your writing or speaking simply confuses the message.
This is from a book called Getting Real. It totally changed the way I thought about the world.
They cleverly disguised it as a book about software development, but it’s ideas have changed almost every part of my life.
Halfway though reading the book, I had to stop bookmarking pages because I realized I was bookmarking every page.
Also recommended by the author – Rework