Underdog quotes

  • I'm the most underdog underdog there is.
    -- Barry Goldwater

    #Underdog

  • My favorite driver is always either the bad guy or the underdog.
    -- Bo Jackson

    #Sports #Guy #Underdog

  • Everyone knows what it's like to feel like the underdog. Everyone wants to be accepted. Ultimately, everybody wants to be loved.
    -- Charlie Day

    #Underdog #Want #Accepted

  • I'm a sucker for any band named after a work of literature. Los de Abajo take their name from Mariano Azuela's famous novel 'The Underdogs,' and that says a lot about who they are and the music they make.
    -- Daniel Alarcon

    #Names #Underdog #Band

  • Glee is more then just a show now. It's become a wonderful culture celebrating the underdog and glorifying individuality.
    -- Darren Criss

    #Individuality #Underdog #Glee

  • People only rooted for the underdog in movies, not in middle school.
    -- David Wright

    #School #People #Underdog

  • I'm a big fan of the misunderstood, the vilified, the underdog, the breaking of myths.
    -- Dominic Monaghan

    #Misunderstood #Underdog #Fans

  • Beware of barking at underdogs; don't fight with people who have nothing to lose.
    -- Dory Previn

    #Fighting #People #Underdog

  • I love stories about misfits and underdogs.
    -- Elizabeth Banks

    #Underdog #Stories #Love Story

  • I am on the side of the underdog except when I am on the side of the rich
    -- Errol Flynn

    #Wisdom #Australia #Underdog

  • I'll never lose the sense of being an underdog. I'm capable of a lot more.
    -- Esai Morales

    #Underdog #Capable

  • I love comedy. Playing the underdog, and getting the laughs is my form of entertainment. I could think of nothing different that I would want to be doing at this time in my life.
    -- Eugene Levy

    #Thinking #Laughing #Underdog

  • Everybody loves the underdog, and then they take an underdog and make him a hero and they hate him.
    -- Fred Durst

    #Hate #Hero #Underdog

  • 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.
    -- George Steinbrenner

    #Thinking #People #Underdog

  • I know I'm always rooting for the underdog in a fight, and I love to be constantly surprised.
    -- Gina Carano

    #Fighting #Underdog

  • Literature, fiction, poetry, whatever, makes justice in the world. That's why it almost always has to be on the side of the underdog.
    -- Grace Paley

    #Justice #Underdog #Fiction

  • There's a place in me that can really relate to being the underdog.
    -- Halle Berry

    #Underdog #Relate

  • 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.
    -- Irving Babbitt

    #Men #Self #Underdog

  • I've always been an underdog. I feel like I beat the odds.
    -- J. Cole

    #Odds #Underdog #Beats

  • Ultimately, we'll help the people we discriminate against if we try to understand more about them; genetics will lead to a world where there is a sympathy for the underdog.
    -- James D. Watson

    #People #Trying #Underdog

  • I've always had an underdog perspective.
    -- Jason Reitman

    #Perspective #Underdog

  • You grow up skinny in Canada; in working-class Montreal, you're definitely the underdog.
    -- Jay Baruchel

    #Growing Up #Class #Underdog

  • Victory is a thousand times sweeter when you're the underdog.
    -- Jenny Han

    #Victory #Underdog #Thousand

  • I'm an underdog person, so I align myself with those who seem to be not considered valuable in polite society.
    -- Jessica Hagedorn

    #Underdog #Polite #Valuable

  • Ninety-five percent of women's experiences are about being a victim. Or about being an underdog, or having to survive... women didn't go to Vietnam and blow things up. They are not Rambo.
    -- Jodie Foster

    #Blow #Feminist #Underdog

  • I grew up in Sydney in a very political household, where we were all for the underdog.
    -- John Pilger

    #Political #Underdog #Grew Up

  • I think everyone roots for the underdog.
    -- Johnny Knoxville

    #Thinking #Roots #Underdog

  • With but few exceptions, it is always the underdog who wins through sheer willpower.
    -- Johnny Weissmuller

    #Winning #Underdog #Willpower

  • When I first met the world, basically, or introduced myself to people, I was in 'Superbad,' and I feel the same way I felt promoting 'Superbad' in an underdog style that I feel promoting 'Moneyball.'
    -- Jonah Hill

    #People #Style #Underdog

  • I think that everything I do tends to root for the underdog.
    -- Judd Apatow

    #Thinking #Roots #Underdog

  • The fact that fairy tales remain a literary underdog-undervalued and undermined-even as they shape so many popular stories, redoubles my certainty that it is time for contemporary fairy tales to be celebrated in a popular, literary collection. Fairy tales hold the secret to reading.
    -- Kate Bernheimer

    #Reading #Secret #Underdog

  • I feel like I'm more of the underdog, which is kind of nice.
    -- Katie Hoff

    #Nice #Underdog #Kind

  • Johnny Cash was the champion of the voiceless, the underdogs and the downtrodden. He was also something of a holy terror, like Abraham Lincoln with a wild side. He represented the best of America.
    -- Kris Kristofferson

    #Art #Champion #Underdog

  • When I see something unjust, I have to intervene - it's hard for me to watch the underdog suffer.
    -- Kristen Bell

    #Suffering #Underdog #Watches

  • 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.
    -- Lee Greenwood

    #Christian #Underdog #Would Be

  • I think people have always liked in me the combination of being the underdog because I'm a tiny woman but I have enormous authority in myself.
    -- Linda Hunt

    #Thinking #People #Underdog

  • When you're an underdog, you're forced to try things you would never otherwise have attempted.
    -- Malcolm Gladwell

    #Trying #Underdog

  • 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.
    -- Marilyn Monroe

    #Artist #Underdog #Corporations

  • I'm the underdog, but know what I'm capable of.
    -- Mark Philippoussis

    #Underdog #Capable

  • When the Negro was completely an underdog, he needed white spokesmen. Liberals played their parts in this period exceedingly well.... But now that the Negro has rejected his role as an underdog, he has become more assertive in his search for identity and group solidarity; he wants to speak for himself.
    -- Martin Luther King, Jr.

    #White #Black History #Underdog

  • I've always said I'm a good horse but I'm still an underdog.
    -- Martina Hingis

    #Horse #Tennis #Underdog

  • I have a personality defect where I REFUSE to see myself as an underdog.
    -- Mindy Kaling

    #Personality #Underdog #Defects

  • I love an underdog. No, I don't necessarily mean the cartoon. I mean like David, as in Goliath, or the Bears, as in The Bad News Bears.
    -- Nancy Lublin

    #Mean #Underdog #Cartoon

  • I've always felt like the underdog, and I'm comfortable with that label.
    -- Pink

    #Underdog #Labels

  • We grew up learning to cheer on the underdog because we see ourselves in them.
    -- Shane Koyczan

    #Cheer #Underdog #Grew

  • And in England there has always been something deeply pro-Arab, of course, not among all Englishmen, and anti-Israeli, in the establishment. They abstained in the 1947 UN partition resolution... They maintained an arms embargo against us in the 1950s... They always worked against us. They think the Arabs are the underdogs.
    -- Shimon Peres

    #Thinking #Underdog #Arms

  • Keith Deller's not just an underdog, he's an underpuppy!
    -- Sid Waddell

    #Underdog #Keith

  • 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.
    -- Steve Guttenberg

    #Hero #Autism #Underdog

  • To me, being Australian is about looking after your mates, taking care of the less fortunate, supporting the underdog and enhancing the spirit that makes all Australians unique.
    -- Steve Waugh

    #Unique #Underdog #Care

  • Against Juventus we were massive underdogs, so to beat them was fantastic.
    -- Steven Gerrard

    #Underdog #Juventus #Fantastic

  • I'm very open to fresh talent, and I love the underdog, people who have been counted out, because they come in with a different type of hunger. I'm all for the underdog, so I'd like to talk to anybody who shows up with that sort of thirst.
    -- Tyler Perry

    #People #Underdog #Different

  • 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.
    -- Victor Ortiz

    #Stronger #Underdog #Lessons

  • There's no need to fear, Underdog is here!
    -- Wally Cox

    #Underdog #Needs

  • 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!
    -- Zac Efron

    #Winning #Feelings #Underdog

  • I mean look at all these acquisitions and mergers - WhatsApp and Oculus and et cetera. There's no way that you can envision these tech companies as the underdog anymore. They're always presented as though they were these little guys who you should be championing - Facebook will overthrow the cable television complex, blah blah - but it's more likely they will merge with them.
    -- Astra Taylor

    #Mean #Guy #Underdog

  • I'm identifying with the underdog. And it makes totally sense to me.
    -- Colin Munroe

    #Underdog #Identifying

  • [Michael] Gove will be the underdog fighting for the underdog in this leadership race.
    -- Dominic Raab

    #Fighting #Race #Underdog

  • As a human being, I will always feel that where there is oppression, I am with the underdog.
    -- Hany Abu-Assad

    #Underdog #Oppression #Feels

  • There are negatives in fighting away from home: you're not in front of your home fans, you don't have your home comforts, but I have travelled the world as an amateur and I have always managed to bring back medals. I enjoy it a little bit more when you're the underdog.
    -- James DeGale

    #Home #Fighting #Underdog

  • We trust the bully much better than we trust the underdog. Maybe it's in our nature, but it is so that all around the world there is this certain type that can succeed in politics and it's people who are - alpha types.
    -- Jon Gnarr

    #People #Bully #Underdog

  • Donald Trump has no sympathy with underdogs. They, including the Palestinians, are just "losers." So he will bring words and action together as Netanyahu wishes.
    -- Lawrence Davidson

    #Wish #Together #Underdog

  • I would say that I am not that well-versed politically. I am just someone who wants to speak out about anyone who is in a situation where they are suffering. I always want to stick up for the underdog.
    -- Nadine Shah

    #Suffering #Underdog #Speak

  • I've always been very outspoken and a supporter of the underdog, because I'm one as well. I
    -- Patricia Montandon

    #Underdog #Outspoken #Wells

  • Being an underdog is my lucky charm
    -- Alexis Davis

    #Lucky Charms #Underdog #Lucky

  • I always loved the Clippers. You root for the underdog. Obviously, everybody in L.A. is a Laker fan, but deep down inside, you root for the Clippers. If you're a true Los Angelean, that's how it happens. You always want the Clippers to do well.
    -- Baron Davis

    #Roots #Underdog #Lakers

  • There is something about Midwest in general, that has kind of an underdog quality.
    -- Celeste Ng

    #Quality #Underdog #Midwest

  • I love being the underdog. It's one of the reason I like making horror movies, because a lot of people don't like them or are prejudiced against them. So it's one of the many reasons I like horror and it's also the reason I like low budget, because it automatically makes us the underdog.
    -- Jason Blum

    #Love Is #People #Underdog

  • But, it's much easier to do that than produce the movies from scratch. It excites the same thing in me, whether we build it from the ground up, or whether we come on when the movie is done or almost done. The idea of supporting the underdog and getting a smaller movie out there in a big way is equally exciting.
    -- Jason Blum

    #Ideas #Underdog #Scratches