130+ Quotes About Underestimating a Person

A common mistake that people make when trying to design something completely foolproof is to underestimate the ingenuity of complete fools. – Douglas Adams

A lot of people who are ‘social media’ stars aren’t considered to be ‘real’ stars, and people underestimate the amount of work it takes to edit and upload a video every single day and document your life like that. – Shawn Mendes

A prophet is always underestimated, and part of what makes one a prophet is that he doesn’t really mind it. – Criss Jami

All of my life, I’ve been told no. That I was too poor, too short, too black. I enjoy it when people underestimate me. – Darryl Glenn

At the very moment when people underestimate you is when you can make a breakthrough. – Germany Kent

Cats virtually always underestimate human intelligence just as we, perhaps, underestimate theirs. – Roger Caras

Do not underestimate the determination of a quiet man. – Iain Duncan Smith

Do not underestimate the importance of feeling special. – Benjamin Carson

Do not underestimate the muteness of a tree. The rustling leaves of it can sing with the rival wind that many of us cannot do. – Munia Khan

Do not underestimate the power of an enemy, no matter how great or small, to rise against you another day. –  Attila the Hun

Do not underestimate the ‘power of underestimation’. They can’t stop you if they don’t see you coming. – Izey Victoria Odiase

Do not underestimate yourself by comparing yourself with others.  It’s our differences that make us unique and beautiful. – Unknown

Don’t overestimate your emotions and underestimate your intelligence. – Amit Kalantri

Don’t ever underestimate the importance of treating others with respect and kindness.       – Alison Levine

Don’t underestimate the importance of happiness. As long as you’re happy, who cares what you do? – John Lennon

Don’t underestimate the people. Let them decide. – Thaksin Shinawatra

Don’t underestimate the power of a mind that is made up. –  Miya Yamanouchi

Don’t underestimate the power of being underestimated. – Tim Fargo

Don’t underestimate the power of one dollar for somewhere in its generation is million, billion and trillion. – Ikechukwu Izuakor

Don’t underestimate the power of the vigilante consumer. – Anita Roddick

Don’t underestimate the value of Doing Nothing, of just going along, listening to all the things you can’t hear, and not bothering. – A. A. Milne

Don’t underestimate what God can do with ordinary people. – David Platt

Don’t underestimate your kids. Don’t be condescending, because they’re children but they’re not stupid. – Steve Carell

Don’t underestimate your opponent, but don’t overestimate them, either. – Nancy Pelosi

Don’t you dare underestimate the power of your own instinct? – Barbara Corcoran

Facts mean nothing when they are preempted by appearance. Do not underestimate the power of impression over reality. – Brian Herbert

I love when people underestimate me and then become pleasantly surprised.                    – Kim Kardashian

I never underestimate anybody. – Sage Northcutt

I never underestimate luck and working hard. – John Rzeznik

I never underestimate my opponent, but I never underestimate my talents. – Hale Irwin

I try to prove everybody wrong and those who underestimate me, that’s why I train hard.   – Andy Ruiz Jr.

It is always dangerous to underestimate anybody. – Abdallah II

It is the enemy you underestimate who kills you. – Robert Jordan

It’s easy to underestimate the real cost of homeownership. – Suze Orman

It’s not just politicians who underestimate us; we underestimate ourselves. – Alison Pill

Just as a wave is a movement of the whole ocean, you are the energy of the cosmos. Don’t underestimate your power. –  Deepak Chopra

Lesson number one: Don’t underestimate the other guy’s greed. – Robert Loggia

Let us never underestimate the power of a well-written letter. – Karen Joy Fowler

Make way for the sweetest humiliation when you underestimate their intelligence while overestimating your knowledge. –  Criss Jami

Most people overestimate others talents and underestimate their own. – Orrin Woodward

Never underestimate a child’s ability to get into more trouble. – Martin Mull

Never underestimate a man who overestimates himself. – Franklin D. Roosevelt

Never underestimate a man’s ability to make you feel guilty for his mistakes. – Rihanna

Never underestimate children… They can experience the same horrors as the rest of us without knowing any different. – Emory R. Frie

Never underestimate opponents. – Bobby Riggs

Never underestimate people. They do desire the cut of truth. – Natalie Goldberg

Never underestimate someone with autism, because there could be brilliance struggling to get out. – Stuart Duncan

Never underestimate someone’s potential when you give them the gift of trust and faith.    – Robin Crow

Never underestimate the capacity of another human being to have exactly the same shortcomings you have. – Leigh Steinberg

Never underestimate the difficulty of changing false beliefs by facts. – Henry Rosovsky

Never underestimate the effect of clutter on your life. – Karen Kingston

Never underestimate the effectiveness of a straight cash bribe. – Claud Cockburn

Never underestimate the enemy, above all if he is a stupid one and deserves to be killed.   – William C. Brown

Never underestimate the healing power of breath. – Claudia Black

Never underestimate the healing power of silliness and absurdity. – Steve Maraboli

Never underestimate the hypocrisy of politicians. – James Herbert

Never underestimate the impact of a small act. – Tory Burch

Never underestimate the importance of having a person in your life who can always make you smile. – Unknown

Never underestimate the joy people derive from hearing something they already know        – Enrico Fermi

Never underestimate the pain of a person, because everyone is struggling. Some people are just better at hiding it than others. –  Unknown

Never underestimate the pain of a person, because, in all honesty, everyone is struggling. some people are better at hiding it than others. – Will Smith

Never underestimate the power of a city to regenerate. – Jane Jacobs

Never underestimate the power of a simple tool. – Craig Bruce

Never underestimate the power of a woman. – Nellie L. McClung

Never underestimate the power of an encouraging word. – John C. Maxwell

Never underestimate the power of anyone’s story… anyone’s life. – Abby Johnson

Never underestimate the power of bad ideas. They must be refuted again and again.          – Llewellyn Rockwell

Never underestimate the power of denial. – Alan Ball

Never underestimate the power of dreams and the influence of the human spirit. We are all the same in this notion: The potential for greatness lives within each of us.                         – Wilma Rudolph

Never underestimate the power of helplessness! – Marilyn French

Never underestimate the power of human stupidity. – Robert A. Heinlein

Never underestimate the power of jealousy and the power of envy to destroy. Never underestimate that. – Oliver Stone

Never underestimate the power of stupid people in large groups. – George Carlin

Never underestimate the power of the human mind to believe what it wants to believe, no matter the conflicting evidence. – Brian Herbert

Never underestimate the power of the mind to disempower. – John P. Kotter

Never underestimate the power of the mind, the importance of love and faith, and never stop dreaming. – Martin Pistorius

Never underestimate the power of the ocean. – Heidi Klum

Never underestimate the power of thought; it is the greatest path to discovery.                 – Idowu Koyenikan

Never underestimate the power that one good workout can have on your mind. Keeping the dream alive is half the battle. – Kara Goucher

Never underestimate the power you have to take your life in a new direction.                    – Germany Kent

Never underestimate the predictability of stupidity. – Vinnie Jones

Never underestimate the repellent power of a negative mental attitude. It can prevent life’s lucky breaks from benefiting you. – W. Clement Stone

Never underestimate the value of knowing another’s language. It can be far more powerful than swords and arrows. – Melina Marchetta

Never underestimate the value of someone who can say, ‘You make me sick. – Peter Scolari

Never underestimate their intelligence, always underestimate their knowledge.                   – Frank Delaney

Never underestimate your ability to make someone else’s life better – even if you never know it. – Greg Louganis

Never underestimate your own ignorance. – Albert Einstein

Never underestimate your power to change yourself. – H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

Never underestimate your power to change yourself; never overestimate your power to change others. –  Wayne Dyer

Never underestimate your problem or your ability to deal with it. – Robert H. Schuller

Never, ever underestimate the importance of having fun. – Randy Pausch

No man underestimates the wrongs he suffers; many take them more seriously than is right. – Sallust

No wise combatant underestimates their antagonist. – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Nobody should underestimate how much the world changed on the 11th of September 2001. – John Howard

Once you have mastered time, you will understand how true it is that most people overestimate what they can accomplish in a year – and underestimate what they can achieve in a decade! – Tony Robbins

One thing you can never underestimate is the power of water. – Joe Teti

Only a fool would underestimate a man with nothing to lose. – Lance Conrad

Our pride has grown in the last twenty-five years, though others don’t understand it and underestimate it. – Indira Gandhi

Passion is the driver of achievement in all fields. Some people love doing things they don’t feel they’re good at. That may be because they underestimate their talents or haven’t yet put the work in to develop them. – Ken Robinson

People underestimate the complexity of comic books. – Cheo Hodari Coker

People underestimate the hip-hop audience and the capacity to understand politics when it’s part of the music. – Michael Franti

People underestimate the power of the root vegetable. – Christina Tosi

People will underestimate you. That is one of your greatest strengths. – Sarah K.L. Wilson

Pessimism about America’s future tends to underestimate its capacity for self-renewal.       – Zbigniew Brzezinski

Practically everyone is going to have a general-purpose computer in their pocket, it’s so easy to underestimate that, that has got to be the really, really big one.                            – Marc Andreessen

Smart people underestimate the ordinarity of ordinary people. – Yukihiro Matsumoto

Sometimes I think I know everything, but I also underestimate what God really is.             – Dion DiMucci

Statisticians tell us that people underestimate the sheer number of coincidences that are bound to happen in a world governed by chance. – Steven Pinker

The employment rates are in very bad shape. We vastly underestimate unemployment.      – Immanuel Wallerstein

The Golden Rule of Life: never underestimate your rivals. – Sid Waddell

The potential for greatness lives within us all. – Wilma Rudolph

There is no such thing as an underestimate of average intelligence. – Henry Adams

There’s no freedom quite like the freedom of being constantly underestimated.                  – Scott Lynch

There’s no one in the world close to Arnold Schwarzenegger. He is a phenomenon. He’s brilliant. Just because his physique belies that, don’t underestimate him.                           – Sylvester Stallone

Those we underestimate in life can often serve as guides to our lack of vision.                    – Stewart Stafford

Those who say they give the public what it wants begin by underestimating public taste and end by debauching it. – T. S. Eliot

Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around. –  Leo Buscaglia

We always overestimate the change that will occur in the next two years and underestimate the change that will occur in the next ten. Don’t let yourself be lulled into inaction. – Bill Gates

We should not underestimate the ability of people to do wrong if they want to do so.           – Salman Khurshid

We sometimes underestimate the influence of little things. – Charles W. Chesnutt

We vastly underestimate the power of the transformation of the mind. – Matthieu Ricard

We’re really doing children a disservice when we underestimate what they’re capable of.     – Kim Brooks

When emerging from humble beginnings, those around you tend to underestimate your authenticity because they knew you before you were ‘somebody’. – Criss Jami

When people make the mistake of underestimating me, that’s when they are really in for their biggest surprise. – Donald Trump

When people underestimate you, don’t be down, stand up and let them know that they’re wrong. – Unknown

Women seem not to understand, or underestimate, the profound power they have over their husbands. – Laura Schlessinger

Women systematically underestimate their own abilities. – Sheryl Sandberg

You can never underestimate the stupidity of the general public. – Scott Adams

You can’t underestimate how patriotic the people of this country are. – Esther McVey

You can’t underestimate how traumatic divorce is for the children. – Isla Fisher

You can’t underestimate the power of fear. – Pat Nixon

You must never underestimate the power of your righteous influence. – Elaine S. Dalton

You mustn’t underestimate an audience’s intelligence. – Marvin Hamlisch

You shouldn’t underestimate an enemy, but it is just as fatal to overestimate him.             – George S. Patton

You’re young and you’re bulletproof and invincible. But never underestimate the power of other people’s love and prayer. – Tony Snow

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