57+ Best Underestimate Quotes: Exclusive Selection

Underestimate is to fail to guess or understand the real cost, size, difficulty, etc. of something. Inspirational underestimate quotes will brighten up your day and make you feel ready to take on anything.

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Famous Underestimate Quotes

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

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

Never underestimate the power within you, because you may be the only person in the entire universe to solve a specific problem.Gift Gugu Mona

You cannot underestimate people’s ability to spot a soulless, bureaucratic tactic a million miles away. It’s a big reason why so many companies that have dipped a toe in social media waters have failed miserably.  Gary Vaynerchuk

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

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

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

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

You may not always have a comfortable life and you will not always be able to solve all of the world’s problems at once but don’t ever underestimate the importance you can have because history has shown us that courage can be contagious and hope can take on a life of its own. Michelle Obama

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

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

You don’t have to appreciate me I hope you underestimate me. That way, when I have a good game, it’ll hit you even harder. Chris Bosh

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

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

People always underestimate me. But if you stick around long enough, act out of conviction, and try to be honorable in everything you do, good things will come to you. Salma Hayek

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

Never underestimate the power of confidence. If you believe you’re the dopest thing walking, you might convince people of the same just because you’re so headstrong about it as a fact. Luvvie Ajayi

A woman should never underestimate the power of the child in the man. Sometimes the child seems to be in the driver’s seat at the very moment when all a man’s adult judgment and insight is needed. Joyce Brothers

Don’t underestimate the power of your vision to change the world. Whether that world is your office, your community, an industry or a global movement, you need to have a core belief that what you contribute can fundamentally change the paradigm or way of thinking about problems. Leroy Hood

Don’t underestimate your worth by comparing yourself with others. Jaachynma N.E. Agu

We can’t underestimate the power that we have as individuals to provide the support that people need to provide that transition from a place of pain to a place of possibility. Vivek Murthy

Golden rule of life never underestimate your rivals. Sid Waddell

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

Never underestimate your own ignorance. Albert Einstein

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

Don’t underestimate yourself. You are capable of more than you can ever imagine. Les Brown

I would love to show young girls that you can be complex, and that you don’t have to part ways with your femininity in order to be taken seriously. But it does take more strength if you’re going to be feminine, because people are going to underestimate you. I struggled with that when I was growing up. Alison Sudol

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

I would say that engineering has been a very positive experience overall, but usually coming into the situation it would be one of being underestimated. People would actually have low expectations. But I would take advantage of it quite honestly, because I would take my time to underestimate the situation. Lonnie Johnson

I never gave up, even when people told me I’d never make it; Never underestimate the heart of a champion. Kai Greene

There is a basic lesson on financial crises that governments tend to wait too long, underestimate the risks, want to do too little. And it ultimately gets away from them, and they end up spending more money, causing much more damage to the economy. Timothy Geithner

People underestimate their capacity for change. There is never a right time to do a difficult thing. John Porter

You can’t underestimate rest. Sometimes in tennis we don’t realize that to rest your body is as important as it is to practice. We are traveling so much, all year, in different conditions, different courts, different surfaces, different balls so we always have to adapt. Stan Wawrinka

We cannot control the way people interpret our ideas or thoughts, but we can control the words and tones we choose to convey them. Peace is built on understanding, and wars are built on misunderstandings. Never underestimate the power of a single word, and never recklessly throw around words. One wrong word, or misinterpreted word, can change the meaning of an entire sentence  and even start a war. And one right word, or one kind word, can grant you the heavens and open doors. Suzy Kassem

We should not underestimate that: the Chinese people’s ignorance. Thousands of years of despotism had been such a poison that their understanding of modern politics is even inferior to that of the black slaves and other immigrants. Sun Yat-sen

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

Rule number one in negotiating anything with Missy is never try and run me over. Never push me, because I am a very strong woman. I’m nice, but I’m very strong. When it gets down gritty, I can get grittier. Never, ever underestimate me. Missy Elliott

But you are the average of the five people you associate with most, so do not underestimate the effects of your pessimistic, unambitious, or disorganized friends. If someone isn’t making you stronger, they’re making you weaker. Tim Ferriss

Don’t underestimate the importance of having enough room to work. Grilling is much more relaxing when you are not trying to juggle a whole collection of plates and bowls as you do it. If your grill doesn’t have enough workspace  and they almost never do – set up a table right next to your grill. Bobby Flay

Never underestimate the power of being popular in pop culture. You have to be able to do something. You can have a good seat at the restaurant, but you still have to pay for the meal. Fame is important, but to be rich is more important. Gene Simmons

Never underestimate the ability of political leaders to misread history on a monumental scale. The invasions of Iraq and Afghanistan have both served to hasten western decline: they have both failed to achieve their objectives and in the process demonstrated an underlying western impotence. Martin Jacques

Kids are smart: don’t underestimate their bull detector. Contemporary kids have access to a lot of information, so don’t even try to fool them. I have never been more nervous about my research than when writing for young adults because they pick up every single error. Isabel Allende

There’s so many people who have never heard of us, but I think what we’ve learned is you can’t underestimate the power of a core fan base and people who believe what you’re doing. I think they’re the ultimate marketers. They’re the ones promoting us. Tyler Joseph

Safe Schools lets young people who identify as gay know that they have every right to be accepted and respected for who they are. We should never underestimate how important this message is – or the consequences of trying to shout it down. Bill Shorten

While one should never underestimate the ability of risk-besotted financiers to wreak havoc, the real threat to capitalism isn’t unfettered financial cunning. It is, instead, the unwillingness of executives to confront the changing expectations of their stakeholders. Gary Hamel

Generally, what people tend to underestimate is the cyborg nature of Groupon. We are a company that has the DNA of being both a technology company and a heavily operational company. Andrew Mason

I say this as a young dad seeing children going into primary school: I don’t think we should underestimate the formative effect on a child of those first years in primary school. Nick Clegg

Most people hugely underestimate the amount of  empty space we have in our country. Fly over the U.K., and you see that human settlement does not fill up the U.K. at all. It accounts for something of the order of 15 per cent of the landmass. Evan Davis

Don’t underestimate Laura Antonelli. She’s burning to do well. And then she has an extraordinary face, even without make up. It’s not with her that I’d discuss literature. I speak only of the film L’Innocente, and what she does she does well. Luchino Visconti

I don’t underestimate audiences’ intelligence. Audiences are much brighter than media gives them credit for. When people went to a movie once a week in the 1930s and that was their only exposure to media, you were required to do a different grammar. Michael Mann

You cannot underestimate people’s ability to spot a soulless, bureaucratic tactic a million miles away. It’s a big reason why so many companies that have dipped a toe in social media waters have failed miserably. Gary Vaynerchuk

There’s something advantageous about having people underestimate your intellect, insomuch as a lot of things are revealed to you. They assume you don’t know what you’re talking about, then all of a sudden, you do. And the next thing you know, you have information you wouldn’t normally have. Ashton Kutcher

The thing you can’t underestimate is the true fan’s intimacy. So Lady Gaga or anybody’s true fan, I don’t think they’re going anywhere. There are people who are into commitment. If they’re connecting with an artist, I think they’ll be there over the long course. Alanis Morissette

A full accounting of adoption as an option would not underestimate its emotional challenges the grief and loss for birth mothers, the uncertainties for adoptive parents operating under a patchwork of state laws. Nina Easton

Humans are terrible at predicting the future. We really overestimate what we can do in the short term and underestimate what we can do in the long term. If we can glimpse even a couple of years into the future, even that’s difficult to do. Bill Maris

When we overestimate the benefits of exercise, underestimate how many calories we eat, and overcompensate for a job well done, exercise is really a false protection from fattening food. Kyle Hill