Understatement Quotes

We’ve sourced some of the most interesting and thought-provoking Understatement Quotes from Eric Metaxas, Amruta Khanvilkar, Eva Chen, Jim Ross, Jim Davis. Each of the following quotes is overflowing with creativity, and knowledge.

If God miraculously created all that is, including you

If God miraculously created all that is, including you and me, then to say that we need miracles is an understatement. Our only response to that idea should be undying gratitude.
Eric Metaxas
Am I blessed? That would be an understatement.
Amruta Khanvilkar
To say I like social media is an understatement.
Eva Chen
WrestleMania is a major event and that’s an understatement obviously, but it’s a major event from the standpoint that many other companies use WrestleMania as a source of creating new revenue.
Jim Ross
The understatement is the English contribution to comedy.
Jim Davis
To say that my dad pushed me is an understatement. I was never naturally drawn to football.
Thierry Henry
To say I was looking forward to fighting in Mexico for the first time is an understatement.
Cain Velasquez
Even the revolutionary writer will err if he fails to grasp the enormous effectiveness of occasional understatement.
Heywood Broun
To say that the grocery business is cutthroat would be a major understatement.
Jason Fried
However old-fashioned and right-wing this may sound, the American genius for language lies in understatement, in saying things simply, pointedly and quickly, and in making new and clean and swift what otherwise might be ponderous, round and slow.
Walter Kirn
I don’t like being flattered. It doesn’t suit my English sensibilities. Remember, we are the great country of understatement.
Martin Parr
I’m pretty blessed when it comes to clear skin. I owe that to being Cape Verdian. My whole family has great skin. My grandfather is 80 but doesn’t look a day over 50. And we all love the sun, too, so blessed is an understatement!
Amber Rose
A discerning eye needs only a hint, and understatement leaves the imagination free to build its own elaborations.
Russell Page
The black man’s journey within the genre of grappling wasn’t unlike the challenges their brethren faced in professional sports, entertainment and, most importantly, everyday life. To say it was challenging would be a massive understatement.
Jim Ross
I was 18 when I was presented with the Arjuna Award. To say it feels really good would be an understatement. But I don’t know how else to convey the feeling. I am grateful for having received this prestigious award at such a young age.
P. V. Sindhu
I first decided that I wanted to act when I was 9. And I was at a very bizarre prep school at the time; to say ‘high Anglo-Catholic’ would be a real English understatement.
John Hurt
My favorite thing about my grandmother is her lust for life and how much she has shown me about living every day to the fullest. To say my grandmother has paved the way for me and so many women out there like me is an understatement.
Meghan McCain
Whether you are sixteen or over sixty, remember, understatement is the rule of a fine makeup artist.
Helena Rubinstein
When you hear that China is overcrowded, that’s an understatement. I was shocked at the number of people. Even in the rural areas. I was also shocked at the poverty and at the living conditions.
Rosemary Mahoney
It’s not an understatement to say that I owe everything as an actor to ‘Merlin.’ It was pretty much my first job, and I didn’t know what I was doing for many years on it. It wasn’t until the third and fourth series – the fourth series especially – that I really found my feet with the character, and as an actress.
Katie McGrath
Diwali is chaotic in the Kapoor household, and that’s an understatement. I normally throw a huge card party with all my close friends and my close knit group from the industry.
Ekta Kapoor
To say the ‘Save My Soul’ video means a lot to me would be an understatement of stupendous proportions.
Zelda Williams
We look our best in subdued colors, sophisticated cuts, and a general air of sleek understatement.
Jil Sander
In 1975, I left the burning city of Beirut for the quiet insanity of England. To say that short, frail and wispy 15-year-old me didn’t fit in would be such an understatement as to be a joke.
Rabih Alameddine
To say I love the Christmas season at our home in the South of France is an understatement. I get such a kick out of preparing the house for the arrival of family; seeing our scruffy old villa bursting at the seams with loved ones.
Carol Drinkwater