Belittle Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old belittle quotes, belittle sayings, and belittle proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


One can only continue to expect to be read if one omits everything that is unimportant.     

Albert Einstein

It's very important to be just to other people. It takes years and years of living to learn that injustice against oneself is always unimportant     

Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings

Little people belittle people. Great people make people feel great.     

Rick Warren

Most of our life is unimportant, filled with trivial things from morning till night. But when it is transformed by love it is of interest even to the angels.     

Dorothy Day

One of the most significant design principles is to omit the unimportant in order to emphasize the important.     

Dieter Rams

It may be in seemingly unimportant things that a man expresses his passion for perfection, yet they will count heavily in the long run.     

Charles M. Schwab

Failure is unimportant. It takes courage to make a fool of yourself.     

Charlie Chaplin

The world is unimportant and whoever recognizes this conquers his liberty.     

Albert Camus

People who cannot distinguish between good and bad language, or who regard the distinction as unimportant, are unlikely to think carefully about anything else.     

B.R. Myers

They misunderstand us, they unwittingly belittle us, they do something that they think is nice that instead just makes us mad. And those are the good ones.     

Joanne Lipman

Whatever is not happening now is unimportant; it is merely curious.     

Laura Riding

The future will one day be the present and will seem as unimportant as the present does now.     

W. Somerset Maugham

People use ridicule to belittle something perceived big enough to fear.     

Vanna Bonta

People often belittle the place where they were born.     

Mitch Albom

Only one valid law: never belittle others. Never belittle yourself.     

Marty Rubin

Sometimes an unimportant incident is capable of turning everything beautiful into a moment of anxiety. We insist on seeing the mote in the eye and forget about the mountains, the fields and the olive groves.     

Paulo Coelho

Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great.     

Mark Twain

No matter how small and unimportant what we are doing may seem, if we do it well, it may soon become the step that will lead us to better things.     

Channing Pollock

Insight without action is worthless.     

Marie Forleo

When it comes to art, money is an unimportant detail. It just happens to be a huge unimportant detail.     

Iggy Pop

We belittle God when we go through the outward motions of worship and take no pleasure in His person.     

John Piper

Everyone is a bore to someone. That is unimportant. The thing to avoid is being a bore to oneself.     

Gerald Brenan