44 Quotes About Underdogs


It doesn’t take much to empower someone to take it to the next level. Being an underdog only means you get an opportunity to look from behind and learn from the mistakes of those ahead of you. These great quotes about under underdogs are encouraging to remind you that one day you can be the one to come out on top.

“A man needs to look, not down, but up to standards set so much above his ordinary self as to make him feel that he is himself spiritually the underdog.”

“Beware of barking at underdogs; don’t fight with people who have nothing to lose.”

“Don’t talk to me about aesthetics or tradition. Talk to me about what sells and what’s good right now. And what the American people like is to think the underdog still has a chance.”

“Everybody likes the underdog, because everybody feels like the underdog. No matter how successful you are, you always think, No one’s being nice enough to me!”

“Glee is more then just a show now. It’s become a wonderful culture celebrating the underdog and glorifying individuality.”

“Hate it or love it, the underdogs come out on top.”

“I believe that my art gets across the point that I’m in this morality theater trying to help the underdog, and I’m speaking socially here, showing concern and making psychological and philosophical statements for the underdog.”

“I don’t think there’s anything immature about fighting for the underdog and fighting for people who don’t have a voice. I have an intense desire to protect people who can’t protect themselves.”

“I have often been doubted in music industry not because of my talent, but because I might not have been introduced to the game by major industry hype men, but I love being the underdog.”

“I like underdogs, I like anti-heroes – people that have a hard time overcoming things in life.”

“I love everything about Philadelphia, and its food is like the city itself: real-deal, hearty, and without pretension. Weve always had an underdog vibe as a city, but that just makes us try harder, and I love our scrappiness and scruffiness.”

“I love the infantry because they are the underdogs. They are the mud-rain-frost-and-wind boys. They have no comforts, and they even learn to live without the necessities. And in the end they are the guys that wars can’t be won without.”

“I never expect to lose. Even when I’m the underdog, I still prepare a victory speech.”

“I think that everything I do tends to root for the underdog.”

“If you can dodge a wrench, you can dodge a ball.”

“If you’re an underdog, mentally disabled, physically disabled, if you don’t fit in, if you’re not as pretty as the others, you can still be a hero.”

“I’m an underdog person, so I align myself with those who seem to be not considered valuable in polite society.”

“I’m for the individual as opposed to the corporation. The way it is the individual is the underdog, and with all the things a corporation has going for them the individual comes out banged on her head. The artist is nothing. It’s really tragic.”

“I’m identifying with the underdog. And it makes totally sense to me.”

“I’m very competitive by nature. And I like to be the underdog – It’s the best way to win. To come from behind and win is a great feeling!”

“It bothers me to know there is the possibility that I as a Christian would be not only an underdog, but that I would be trodden upon if I claimed that I was a Christian.”

“It’s always better to shock people and change people’s expectations than to give them exactly what they think you can do. It’s not unexpected for me to be in a comedy film anymore; I’m no longer the underdog in that world. ”

“It’s never an upset if the so-called underdog has all along considered itself the better team.”

“I’ve always been seen as the underdog in everything I’ve ever done in my life, and it doesn’t bother me in the slightest. The lessons have just made me stronger.”

“I’ve always been very outspoken and a supporter of the underdog, because I’m one as well. ”

“I’ve always felt like the underdog, and I’m comfortable with that label.”

“Life is never more fun than when you’re the underdog competing against the giants.”

“Michael Gove is the right leader for the country. He can speak out to the aspirational underdog in our society, the kid from the council estate .”

“My mother enjoyed few things more than investing in the underdogs and showing them that they were special and could achieve their dreams.”

“Nobody makes me bleed my own blood. Nobody!”

“The fact of being an underdog changes people in ways that we often fail to appreciate. It opens doors and creates opportunities and enlightens and permits things that might otherwise have seemed unthinkable.”

“The lunatic fringe wags the underdog.”

“The underdog often starts the fight, and occasionally the upper dog deserves to win.”

“There is also a natural and very, very strong empathy with the underdog, with people who have suffered, people who have been pushed around by foreigners in particular, but also by their own people.”

“There’s a place in me that can really relate to being the underdog.”

“There’s no need to fear, Underdog is here!”

“Victory is a thousand times sweeter when you’re the underdog.”

“We Americans are a peculiar people. We are for the underdog, no matter how much of a dog he is.”

“Well, fans always root for the underdog.”

“When I see something unjust, I have to intervene – it’s hard for me to watch the underdog suffer.”

“When you’re an underdog, you’re forced to try things you would never otherwise have attempted.”

“With but few exceptions, it is always the underdog who wins through sheer willpower.”

“You guys have to understand that I started in as deep of waters as there is. I’ve been the underdog since the first time I put gloves on. I love my fans but I don’t give a crap about who thinks who is gonna win or not.”

“You know, it’s quite all right to give the underdog a hand, but only one hand. Keep the other hand on your pistol – or he’ll try to eat the one you gave him!”

There are some benefits to being an underdog. Not everything is bad about being behind.

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