Doormat Quotes

Doormat Quotes by Leo Buscaglia, Suzy Kassem, William Proxmire, Rebecca West, Manisha Koirala, Peter Schjeldahl and many others.

Value yourself. The only people who appreciate a doorma

Value yourself. The only people who appreciate a doormat are people with dirty shoes.
Leo Buscaglia
Truth is as straight as an arrow, while a lie swivels all over the place. You can hide Truth under a doormat, but eventually the mat will rise very high with Time — forcing it to reveal all the truths it conceals.
Suzy Kassem
The poor taxpayer may wipe his shoes on a $3 doormat when he goes home, but not the Navy. It is, damn the cost, full feet ahead on a doormat you would be ashamed to get muddy.
William Proxmire
I only know that people call me a feminist whenever I express sentiments that differentiate me from a doormat or a prostitute.
Rebecca West
I refuse to be a doormat to any man. I will never allow anyone to push me around. I am my own mistress.
Manisha Koirala
Art teachers are always the doormats of the previous generation.
Peter Schjeldahl
I myself have never been able to find out precisely what feminism is: I only know that people call me a feminist whenever I express sentiments that differentiate me from a doormat.
Rebecca West
Celebrities are the doormats to power.
Greg Gutfeld
You can’t always be the jokester and the doormat.
Manny Montana
Don Rickles and I are best friends. I know that might seem strange to those who know Don only by reputation, but somebody has to be his friend. Just to make sure I don’t forget, Don gave me a doormat that sits just outside the front door of my house. It reads: ‘The Newharts: The Rickleses Best Friends.’
Bob Newhart
But if President Trump’s policies continue to negatively affect Wisconsin families, I won’t cater to his demands or waver from my position. I will not be a doormat. I will fight for our state, our families and our values.
Tony Evers
Once you have a major success with assertiveness, you learn that it’s a much healthier path than being a doormat to the insensitive folks. You gain respect for yourself, have more time for your priorities, and develop authentic and healthier relationships.
Doreen Virtue
I’m an expert in hookers. I’m an expert in doormats. I’m an expert in victims. They were the best parts. And when I woke up–sociologically, politically, and creatively–I could no longer take those parts and look in the mirror.
Shirley MacLaine
Women are not a doormat. We are equivalent to men. It is just that we have different bodies and different biological needs.
Kalki Koechlin
There are only two types of women – goddesses and doormats.
Pablo Picasso
There’s no such thing as intelligent vanity. It’s an instinct. And you’ll never find a man who is not first and foremost vain.
Louis-Ferdinand Celine
You’re either a goddess … or a doormat.
Pablo Picasso
Paul Ryan has become a doormat…And he’s become this little person who is following Romney around.
Arianna Huffington
As women, we need to remember: don’t be a doormat!
Amanda Harlech
I’m not just a doormat. I’m not just being stepped on all over the place. If you look at the bulk of my material, it’s about trying to find some strength through that.
Lucinda Williams
They are so filthy and bestial that no honest man would admit one into his house for a water-closet doormat.
Charles Dickens
The [Carter] administration doesn’t know the difference between a diplomat and a doormat.
Ronald Reagan
I don’t remember threatening anybody, ever. I don’t like threats. I don’t respond well to them, so I don’t give them. But I’m not a doormat. I try to meet the appropriate level of communications.
Roger Ailes
If you want to be a doormat you have to lay yourself down first.
Oscar Wilde
It was a stretch to imagine that Barbara Walters might want to give it all up for Ed Couch, but Evelyn tried her hardest. Of course, even though she was not religious, it was a comfort to know that the Bible backed her up in being a doormat.
Fannie Flagg
The trouble is, if you go too far towards being polite, the label that applies is “doormat”.
Charles Stross
God is not a doormat, nor should anyone else be a doormat.
Lewis B. Smedes
The altar cloth of one aeon is the doormat of the next.
Mark Twain
For me, there are two kinds of women – goddesses and doormats.
Pablo Picasso
We joke a lot about how, in Hollywood, the writer is one step below the doormat. That’s not self-loathing. That’s true!
Robert Ben Garant
People call me a feminist whenever I express sentiments that differentiate me from a doormat or a prostitute.
Rebecca West
They heard the click of the mail slot and flop of letters on the doormat. “Get the mail, Dudley,” said Uncle Vernon from behind his paper. “Make Harry get it.” “Get the mail, Harry.” “Make Dudley get it.” “Poke him with your Smelting stick, Dudley.
J. K. Rowling
No one expects the doormat to stand upright, shake itself off, and amble down the street to seek its own happiness.
Lynn Coady
American married life is the doormat to the whorehouse.
John Steinbeck
My inbox and doormat are full with emails and letters from people who want me to endorse their Higgs board game or to inaugurate the walkway of their new office atrium. There’s even a microbrewery in Barcelona which wants to know what my favourite beer is so they can brew a similar one in my honour. It is quite mad.
Peter Higgs
This new movie, ‘Full Moon in Blue Water,’ I loved the idea of working with Gene Hackman, who is a great actor, but when I read the script, I threw it right into the trash can, because I didn’t like this woman. She was just a doormat.
Teri Garr
If you behave like a doormat, expect to be stepped on and don’t complain about it.
Suzette Haden Elgin
[On journalists:] They are the scavengers of society who, possessing no guts of their own, tear out the guts of celebrities. They have the sycophantic, false enthusing gush of maiden aunts: who are accustomed to being trampled on doormats.
Caitlin Thomas
I’m a bit of a tomboy, but when it comes to love I am a doormat.
Elisabetta Canalis
If you allow people to treat you like a doormat, they will expect you to say WELCOME.
Robert Breault