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Definition of Underfoot


  1. Under the feet; underneath; below. See Under foot, under Foot, n.
  2. Low; base; abject; trodden down.

Underfoot Quotations

The safest road to hell is the gradual one - the gentle slope, soft underfoot, without sudden turnings, without milestones, without signposts.
C. S. Lewis

I have always wanted to become a saint. Unfortunately, when I have compared myself with the saints, I have always found that there is the same difference between the saints and me as there is between a mountain whose summit is lost in the clouds and a humble grain of sand trodden underfoot by passers-by.
Therese of Lisieux

We make ourselves a ladder out of our vices if we trample the vices themselves underfoot.
Saint Augustine

We make a ladder for ourselves of our vices, if we trample those same vices underfoot.
Saint Augustine

I am the inferior of any man whose rights I trample underfoot.
Horace Greeley
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Underfoot Translations

underfoot in German is unten
underfoot in Spanish is bajo los pies
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