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101 Foot Quotes

The foot feels the foot when it feels the ground.

Buddha

The human foot is a masterpiece of engineering and a work of art.

Leonardo da Vinci

Better slip with foot than tongue.

Benjamin Franklin

The whole object of travel is not to set foot on foreign land; it is at last to set foot on one's own country as a foreign land.

G. K. Chesterton

woman's foot with fish

He shifted his weight from foot to foot, but it was equally uncomfortable on each.

Douglas Adams

Faith must trample under foot all reason, sense, and understanding.

Martin Luther

Mickey Mouse to a three-year-old is a six-foot-tall RAT!

Robin Williams

Think of the magic of that foot, comparatively small, upon which your whole weight rests. It's a miracle, and the dance...is a celebration of that miracle.

Martha Washington

Sigh no more, ladies, sigh no more, Men were deceivers ever, One foot in sea and one on shore, To one thing constant never.

William Shakespeare

No man ever achieved worth-while success who did not, at one time or other, find himself with at least one foot hanging well over the brink of failure.

Napoleon Hill

When you step on the brakes your life is in your foot's hands.

George Carlin

If you speak the truth, have a foot in the stirrup.

Turkish Proverb

Toe: A part of the foot used to find furniture in the dark.

Unknown

I don't look to jump over 7-foot bars: I look around for 1-foot bars that I can step over.

Warren Buffett

The man with the boots does not mind where he places his foot.

Irish Proverb

Death belongs to life as birth does. The walk is in the raising of the foot as in the laying of it down.

Rabindranath Tagore

I hated having to wake up in the middle of the night to walk to my bathroom - where suddenly there was a six-foot-seven-inch, headless figure with a sword and a horse!

Johnny Depp

Most people give up just when they're about to achieve success. They quit on the one yard line. They give up at the last minute of the game, one foot from a winning touchdown.

Ross Perot

Parents who are afraid to put their foot down usually have children who step on their toes.

Chinese Proverbs

I am the inferior of any man whose rights I trample under foot.

Robert Green Ingersoll

If you are neutral in situations of injustice, you have chosen the side of the oppressor. If an elephant has its foot on the tail of a mouse and you say that you are neutral, the mouse will not appreciate your neutrality.

Bishop Desmond

Progress always involves risk; you can't steal second base and keep your foot on first base.

Frederick Wilcox

Who you know will get your foot into the door. What you know will keep your foot out of your mouth.

Unknown

I see a lilly on thy brow, / With anguish moist and fever dew; / And on thy cheek a fading rose / Fast withereth too. I met a lady in the meads / Full beautiful, a faery's child; / Her hair was long, her foot was light, / And her eyes were wild.

John Keats

Sometimes you have to put your foot down to get a leg up.

David Weinbaum

The Christian religion, though scattered and abroad will in the end gather itself together at the foot of the cross.

Johann Wolfgang

God grant that not only the love of liberty but a thorough knowledge of the rights of man may pervade all the nations of the earth, so that a philosopher may set his foot anywhere on its surface and say: "This is my country.

Benjamin Franklin

How long was I in the army? Five foot eleven.

Spike Milligan

Dancing is the poetry of the foot.

John Dryden

It doesn't work to leap a twenty-foot chasm in two ten foot jumps.

American Proverb

Spring has come when you can put your foot on three daisies.

Unknown

Skewered through and through with office-pens, and bound hand and foot with red tape.

rles Dickens

It is an easy thing for one whose foot is on the outside of calamity to give advice and to rebuke the sufferer.

Ancient Greek Dramatist

Where there is a will, there is a way. If there is a chance in a million that you can do something, anything, to keep what you want from ending, do it. Pry the door open or, if need be, wedge your foot in that door and keep it open.

Pauline Kael

Tis good to go on foot when one hath a horse.

French Proverb

For ten years Caesar ruled with an iron hand. Then with a wooden foot, and finally with a piece of string.

Spike Milligan

I consider the positions of kings and rulers as that of dust motes. I observe treasures of gold and gems as so many bricks and pebbles. I look upon the finest silken robes as tattered rags. I see myriad worlds of the universe as small seeds of fruit, and the greatest lake on Earth as a drop of oil on my foot.

Buddha

Aim high, and you won't shoot your foot off.

Phyllis Diller

A severed foot is the ultimate stocking stuffer.

Mitch Hedberg

A traveller on foot in this country seems to be considered as a sort of wild man or out-of-the way being, who is stared at, pitied, suspected, and shunned by everybody that meets him.

Karl Philipp Moritz

And I came close to losing a part of my foot on two occasions. I hope I'm consistently lucky and that the next time I develop a blister or step on something sharp, that I don't go as far as I did on those two times.

Mary Tyler Moore

As a physician and as a pilot, I think it lets me be a pretty good translator having one foot in the medical world and one foot in the flying world. Sometimes when the medical guys come in and speak medical stuff to the pilots, the pilots really don't know what they're saying.

David M. Brown

By the time I got to the hospital, I certainly realised that I had a problem because I couldn't write or print at that time, which lasted luckily only about four months. I'd gone numb here and on my tongue and the right foot a little bit.

John Newcombe

Certainties are arrived at only on foot.

Antonio Porchia

Dancing is the poetry of the foot.

John Dryden

Everybody loves you when you're six foot in the ground.

John Lennon

Faith must trample under foot all reason, sense, and understanding.

Martin Luther

Firefighters are indispensable foot soldiers here at home.

Christopher Dodd

For ten years Caesar ruled with an iron hand. Then with a wooden foot, and finally with a piece of string.

Spike Milligan

Frank Sinatra taught me how to do him. It took me seven years to master him. He would tell me, tap your foot, Rich, and don't forget to grasp your sleeve.

Rich Little

From your parents you learn love and laughter and how to put one foot before the other. But when books are opened you discover that you have wings.

Helen Hayes

He obliged Cinderella to sit down, and, putting the slipper to her little foot, he found it went on very easily, and fitted her as if it had been made of wax.

Charles Perrault

He tosses aside his paint-pots and his words a foot and a half long.

Horace

Here men from the planet Earth first set foot upon the Moon. July 1969 AD. We came in peace for all mankind.

Neil Armstrong

Hollywood is tied hand and foot to the demands for artificiality of the masses all over the world.

Lionel Barrymore

How do I take a step? How do I lift my foot off the ground, move it through the air a little bit and then bring it down? I had to teach myself to walk again.

Jonah Lomu

How long was I in the army? Five foot eleven.

Spike Milligan

A man's feet should be planted in his country, but his eyes should survey the world.

George Santayana

A shoe that is too large is apt to trip one, and when too small, to pinch the feet. So it is with those whose fortune does not suit them.

Horace

A woman's heart must be of such a size and no larger, else it must be pressed small, like Chinese feet; her happiness is to be made as cakes are, by a fixed receipt.

George Eliot

And forget not that the earth delights to feel your bare feet and the winds long to play with your hair.

Kahlil Gibran

And I realized that sometimes the greatest triumphs in your life come in on little cat feet and sit on silent haunches and it's up to you to see it before it moves on.

Sally Field

Better to die on ones feet than to live on one's knees.

Dolores Ibarruri

Commonly they must use their feet for defense whose only weapon is their tongue.

Philip Sidney

Don't be attracted to easy paths because the paths that make your feet bleed are the only way to get ahead in life.

Saddam Hussein

Every putt is different. Your feet dictate the stroke by how they feel on the green. I just never used the same stroke on every putt.

Jack Nicklaus

He who has imagination without learning has wings and no feet.

Joseph Joubert

Like with acting, if you're charming or just good-looking, you might be able to get your foot in the door. But a lot of time with music, you actually have to kinda be able to sing.

Robin Thicke

Heaven is under our feet as well as over our heads.

Henry David Thoreau

I should like to lie at your feet and die in your arms.

Voltaire

It embarrasses me to think of all those years I was buying silk suits and alligator shoes that were hurting my feet; cars that I just parked, and the dust would just build up on them.

George Foreman

No person is ever good for much, that hasn't been swept off their feet by enthusiasm between ages twenty and thirty.

James Anthony Froude

Old-fashioned ways which no longer apply to changed conditions are a snare in which the feet of women have always become readily entangled.

Jane Addam

The foolish man seeks happiness in the distance, the wise grows it under his feet.

Robert Oppenheimer

The modern world is not given to uncritical admiration. It expects its idols to have feet of clay and can be reasonably sure that the press and camera will report their exact dimensions.

Barbara Ward

The plain truth is that the reporter's trade is for young men. Your feet, which do the legwork, are nine times more important than your head, which fits the facts into a coherent pattern.

Joseph Alsop

The rung of a ladder was never meant to rest upon, but only to hold a man's foot long enough to enable him to put the other somewhat higher.

Aldous Huxley

The years like great black oxen tread the world, And God, the herdsman goads them on behind, And I am broken by their passing feet.

William Butler Yeats

There's man all over for you, blaming on his boots the fault of his feet.

Samuel Beckett

Time spent in the advertising business seems to create a permanent deformity like the Chinese habit of foot-binding.

Dean Acheson

To be of mixed blood is a great gift for a writer. I have one foot on tribal lands and one foot in middle-class life.

Louise Erdrich

To dare is to lose one's footing momentarily. Not to dare is to lose oneself.

Soren Kierkegaard

To revolt is a natural tendency of life. Even a worm turns against the foot that crushes it. In general, the vitality and relative dignity of an animal can be measured by the intensity of its instinct to revolt.

Mikhail Bakunin

Why isn't there a special name for the tops of your feet?

Lily Tomlin

You can't sweep people off their feet if you can't be swept off your own.

Clarence Day

What you'll need most is courage. It is not an easy path that you've set your foot upon.

Larry Wall

Less than a foot made the difference between a hero and a bum.

Grover Alexander

And where she went, the flowers took thickest root, As she had sow'd them with her odorous foot.

Ben Jonson

People wish to learn to swim and at the same time to keep one foot on the ground.

Marcel Proust

Think of the magic of that foot, comparatively small, upon which your whole weight rests. It's a miracle, and the dance is a celebration of that miracle.

Martha Graham

I like feet. I definitely have a fetish. I love to see a man's bare foot, but it's got to be taken care of. If they're not well manicured, you've got to wonder what the rest of him is like. [laughs] I don't want to get in bed with somebody and feel his gnarly feet.

Brooke Burke

Most people give up just when they're about to achieve success. They quit on the one yard line. They give up at the last minute of the game, one foot from a winning touch down.

Ross Perot

He's got a great right foot, and if he can get his head around that he'll be a great player.

Ray Wilkins

We can't afford to waste time going slow on changing our party so now is not the time to put our foot on the brake. Now is the time to press on the accelerator.

David Cameron

If you are neutral in situations of injustice, you have chosen the side of the oppressor. If an elephant has its foot on the tail of a mouse and you say that you are neutral, the mouse will not appreciate your neutrality.

Desmond Tutu

I have come to accept that if I have a new haircut it is front page news. But having a picture of my foot on the front page of a national newspaper is a bit exceptional.

David Beckham

Give me a mystery - just a plain and simple one - a mystery which is diffidence and silence, a slim little bare-foot mystery: give me a mystery - just one!

Yevgeny Yevtushenko

Had I the heavens' embroidered cloths, Enwrought with golden and silver light, The blue and the dim and the dark cloths Of night and light and the half-light, I would spread the cloths under your feet: But I, being poor, have only my dreams; I have spread my dreams under your feet; Tread softly because you tread on my dreams.

W B Yeats

A spirit in my feet said go, and I went.

Matthew Brady

What's the point of having shimmery feet?

Chantelle Houghton

No one regards what is before his feet; we all gaze at the stars.

Quintus Ennius

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