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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