Quotes and Sayings about Feet



"The cool part of being an entertainer is getting the opportunity to get your feet wet in all areas."
- Paula Abdul
(Related: Opportunity, Being, Feet)

"So that between the Cape of St. Maria and Japan we were four months and twenty-two days; at which time there were no more than six besides myself that could stand upon his feet."
- Will Adams
(Related: Time, Feet, Months)

"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 Addams
(Related: Women, Feet, Old)

"I'm content to stand on tradition. I'm even more content to wipe my feet on it."
- Aaron Allston
(Related: Content, Feet, Tradition)

"The United Nations is a place for prostitution under the feet of Americans."
- Mohammed Saeed al-Sahaf
(Related: Americans, Feet, Nations, Prostitution, United)

"I'm a musician first, a food-lover second, a dirty mouth with feet, and a girl last time I checked."
- Tori Amos
(Related: Time, Food, Feet, First)

"I usually get myself into situations that cause sparks. I mean I'm a girl that likes the storms. I love feeling alive, I love walking out in the cold in my bare feet and feeling the ice on my toes."
- Tori Amos
(Related: Love, Cause, Feeling, Feet, Storms, Walking)

"I have no desire to prove anything by dancing. I have never used it as an outlet or a means of expressing myself. I just dance. I just put my feet in the air and move them around."
- Fred Astaire
(Related: Dance, Dancing, Desire, Feet)

"I just put my feet in the air and move them around."
- Fred Astaire
(Related: Feet)

"What does love look like? It has the hands to help others. It has the feet to hasten to the poor and needy. It has eyes to see misery and want. It has the ears to hear the sighs and sorrows of men. That is what love looks like."
- Saint Augustine
(Related: Love, Men, Eyes, Feet, Help, Misery, Poor, Want)

"You can't put your feet on the ground until you've touched the sky."
- Paul Auster
(Related: Feet, Sky)

"My sister and I are opposites in many ways. She is six feet tall, while I'm five feet four."
- Tracy Austin
(Related: Sister, Feet, Opposites)

"I never really look for anything. What God throws my way comes. I wake up in the morning and whichever way God turns my feet, I go."
- Pearl Bailey
(Related: God, Feet)

"My mom never taught me to be waiting for some prince on a white horse to swipe me off my feet."
- Tyra Banks
(Related: Mom, Feet, Waiting)

"This head has risen above its hair in a moment of abandon known only to men who have drawn their feet out of their boots to walk awhile in the corridors of the mind."
- Djuna Barnes
(Related: Men, Feet, Hair, Mind)

"A man who has both feet planted firmly in the air can be safely called a liberal as opposed to the conservative, who has both feet firmly planted in his mouth."
- Jacques Barzun
(Related: Conservative, Feet, Liberal, Man)

"If you play a tune and a person don't tap their feet, don't play the tune."
- Count Basie
(Related: Feet, Play)

"I'm saying: to be continued, until we meet again. Meanwhile, keep on listening and tapping your feet."
- Count Basie
(Related: Feet, Listening)

"Lenin said that people vote with their feet. Well, that's what's happening. They either go, or they don't go. It's all politics. It's all demographics."
- Warren Beatty
(Related: Politics, People, Feet, Vote)

"There's man all over for you, blaming on his boots the fault of his feet."
- Samuel Beckett
(Related: Fault, Feet, Man)

"There are a lot more shots coming at the net and guys are just shooting it at the net because they have more time and pucks are going in off legs and feet and shoulders and heads, so you might have to play out a little further on the shot and hope it hits you."
- Ed Belfour
(Related: Time, Hope, Feet, Play)

"I have perfected the art of putting my feet on my husband's lap during awards ceremonies so he can rub them."
- Annette Bening
(Related: Art, HusbAwards, Feet)

"Stretching his hand up to reach the stars, too often man forgets the flowers at his feet."
- Jeremy Bentham
(Related: Feet, Flowers, Man, Stars)

"Perhaps the most difficult thing is shooting scenes set 6,000 feet up in the mountains of Mexico."
- Bruce Beresford
(Related: Feet, Mountains)

"I had now arrived at my seventeenth year, and had attained my full height, a fraction over six feet. I was well endowed with youthful energy, and was of an extremely sanguine temperament."
- Henry Bessemer
(Related: Energy, Feet, Now, Temperament)

"If we could only snap the fetters of the body that bind the feet of the soul, we shall experience a great joy. Then we shall not be miserable because of the body's sufferings. We shall become free."
- Vinoba Bhave
(Related: Experience, Soul, Body, Feet, Joy)

"Wild Bill was a strange character. In person he was about six feet and one inch in height. He was a Plains-man in every sense of the word."
- Buffalo Bill
(Related: Character, Feet, Sense, Word)

"Well what's funny is, again, people say they believed what was going on, but again, Bob's hands are about three times bigger than his feet. So these are very caricatured."
- Brad Bird
(Related: Funny, People, Feet)

"The pigs stuck out their little feet and snored."
- Elizabeth Bishop
(Related: Feet)

"My shoes are special shoes for discerning feet."
- Manolo Blahnik
(Related: Feet)

"I cannot follow you Christians; for you try to crawl through your life upon your knees, while I stride through mine on my feet."
- Charles Bradlaugh
(Related: Life, Feet)

"Probably my mother. She was a very compassionate woman, and always kept me on my feet. And I think part of it is just the way you are, the way you're raised. And she had the responsibility for raising me."
- Ed Bradley
(Related: Mother, Feet, Responsibility, Woman)

"I had to go. A spirit in my feet said 'Go,' and I went."
- Mathew Brady
(Related: Feet, Spirit)

"A spirit in my feet said go, and I went."
- Matthew Brady
(Related: Feet, Spirit)

"Although there exist many thousand subjects for elegant conversation, there are persons who cannot meet a cripple without talking about feet."
- Ernest Bramah
(Related: Conversation, Feet, Talking)

"One who hates is a man holding a magnifying-glass, and when he hates someone, he knows precisely that person's surface, from the soles of his feet all the way up to each hair on the hated head."
- Hermann Broch
(Related: Feet, Hair, Man)

"The feet of the humblest may walk in the field Where the feet of the Holiest trod, This, then, is the marvel to mortals revealed."
- Phillips Brooks
(Related: Feet, May)

"Kittens are wide-eyed, soft and sweet. With needles in their jaws and feet."
- Pam Brown
(Related: Feet)

"But once we got them on its feet then they run themselves, unless there's corrections you have to make."
- Jerry Bruckheimer
(Related: Feet)

"It's another myth that dancing distorts or destroys your feet. If you have the right shaped foot to start and a good, strong technique, your feet should be fine."
- Deborah Bull
(Related: Dancing, Feet, Myth, Right)

"If you want children to keep their feet on the ground, put some responsibility on their shoulders."
- Abigail Van Buren
(Related: Children, Feet, Responsibility, Want)

"Concepts of justice must have hands and feet to carry out justice in every case in the shortest possible time and the lowest possible cost. This is the challenge to every lawyer and judge in America."
- Warren E. Burger
(Related: Time, America, Challenge, Feet, Justice)

"I like feet. I definitely have a fetish. I love to see a man's bare foot, but its got to be taken care of. If they're not well manicured, you've got to wonder what the rest of him is like. I don't want to get in bed with somebody and feel his gnarly feet."
- Brooke Burke
(Related: Love, Bed, Care, Feet, Man, Rest, Want, Wonder)

"That's what the Senate is about. It's the last bastion of minority rights, where a minority can be heard, where a minority can stand on its feet, one individual if necessary, and speak until he falls into the dust."
- Robert Byrd
(Related: Feet, Rights, Minority, Senate)

"A Crow is known wherever he is met by his beautiful white dress, and his tall and elegant figure; the greater part of the men being six feet high."
- George Catlin
(Related: Men, Being, Dress, Feet)

"From 30 feet away she looked like a lot of class. From 10 feet away she looked like something made up to be seen from 30 feet away."
- Raymond Chandler
(Related: Class, Feet)

"I remember when my mother pointed to a stone, and she said this was the kind of stone people used to place on the feet of the baby girls to stop them trying to climb away and unbind their feet."
- Jung Chang
(Related: Mother, People, Baby, Feet, Girls, Trying)

"In the procession I should feel the crushing feet, the clashing discords, the ruthless hands and stifling breath. I could not hear the rhythm of the march."
- Kate Chopin
(Related: Feet, March)

"The first four months of writing the book, my mental image is scratching with my hands through granite. My other image is pushing a train up the mountain, and it's icy, and I'm in bare feet."
- Mary Higgins Clark
(Related: Feet, First, Months, Writing)

"Go now, verses, on your light feet, you have not trodden hard on the old earth where the graves laugh when they see their guests, the one corpse stacked on top of the other. Go now and stagger to her whom I do not know."
- Hugo Claus
(Related: Earth, Feet, Guests, Light, Now, Old)

"The base paths belonged to me, the runner. The rules gave me the right. I always went into a bag full speed, feet first. I had sharp spikes on my shoes. If the baseman stood where he had no business to be and got hurt, that was his fault."
- Ty Cobb
(Related: Business, Fault, Feet, First, Hurt, Right, Rules)

"Well, I guess the sexual abuse by Mel Phillips in a sense, he had a fetish for feet. He used to play with my feet and other kids' feet, and that was his thing."
- Tom Cole
(Related: Abuse, Feet, Kids, Play, Sense)

"January brings the snow, makes our feet and fingers glow."
- Sara Coleridge
(Related: Feet, Snow)

"Our perfect companions never have fewer than four feet."
- Sidonie Gabrielle Colette
(Related: Feet)

"I don't run away from a challenge because I am afraid. Instead, I run toward it because the only way to escape fear is to trample it beneath your feet."
- Nadia Comaneci
(Related: Fear, Challenge, Feet)

"I lay a lot of blame at the feet of Dusty Baker for not being more strict about fundamentals, which I think would give the team a stronger day-to-day identity."
- Billy Corgan
(Related: Being, Blame, Day, Feet, Identity)

"The summer of 1830 I... blasted the tunnel through the rock to take water from the dam above the falls for the mill... In 1831 we lowered the tunnel four feet, and built a new dam across the creek."
- Ezra Cornell
(Related: Feet, Summer, Water)

"He wanted me to learn to stand on my own feet, and to make it impossible for me to thank him."
- Bob Crosby
(Related: Feet)

"I can't be funny if my feet don't feel right."
- Billy Crystal
(Related: Funny, Feet, Right)

"We must get the American public to look past the glitter, beyond the showmanship, to the reality, the hard substance of things. And we'll do it not so much with speeches that will bring people to their feet as with speeches that bring people to their senses."
- Mario Cuomo
(Related: People, American, Feet, Past, Public, Reality, Senses, Will)

"A man is as old as his arteries and his interests. If he permits his economic, religious, or social arteries to harden, or loses interest in whatever concerns mankind... he will need only six feet of earth."
- Josephus Daniels
(Related: Earth, Feet, Interest, Man, Mankind, Old, Religious, Will)

"The hesitancy is in the detail, not the principal. There has been no resistance to the principal of women playing in the Open if they are qualified for it. We are not dragging our feet. It's just that we never had cause to think about it before."
- Peter Dawson
(Related: Women, Cause, Detail, Feet, Open)

"You can't sweep other people off their feet, if you can't be swept off your own."
- Clarence Day
(Related: People, Feet)

"It takes a fool to test how deep the water is with both feet."
- J. Wallace Day
(Related: Deep, Feet, Fool, Water)

"An actor must interpret life, and in order to do so must be willing to accept all the experiences life has to offer. In fact, he must seek out more of life than life puts at his feet."
- James Dean
(Related: Life, Actor, Fact, Feet, Order)

"As long as you smile, have sparkly eyes and stick your shoulders back, nobody's going to notice your bum or your waist or your feet, for that matter."
- Cat Deeley
(Related: Eyes, Feet, Smile)

"I think you've got to have your feet planted firmly on the ground, especially in this business, and you must not believe things that are said or written about you, because everything gets out of proportion one way or the other."
- Judi Dench
(Related: Business, Feet)

"People praise virtue, but they hate it, they run away from it. It freezes you to death, and in this world you've got to keep your feet warm."
- Denis Diderot
(Related: Death, People, Virtue, Feet, Hate, Praise, World)

"Went to 16 and hit a really bad 3 wood for my second shot and got stuck in the bunker about 70 yards from the pin. Poor execution, chunked it, hit a good chip up to about eight feet, missed it."
- Trent Dilfer
(Related: Execution, Feet, Poor, Wood)

"I'm very close to suggesting that Mr. Pitt has now served as long as he can usefully do so. He seems to take his foot out of his mouth only for purposes of changing feet."
- John Dingell
(Related: Feet, Now)

"But the main things about a man are his eyes and his feet. He should be able to see the world and go after it."
- Alfred Doblin
(Related: Eyes, Feet, Man, World)

"I don't have feeling in my feet to my fingertips; I also have active lesions in my bone marrow and in my eyes."
- Karen Duffy
(Related: Eyes, Feeling, Feet)

"Frank liked me because I went nuts on the piano using feet, head, whatever I could find to bang on the piano."
- George Duke
(Related: Feet)

"The finest inheritance you can give to a child is to allow it to make its own way, completely on its own feet."
- Isadora Duncan
(Related: Feet, Inheritance)

"You're 5 feet nothing, a hundred and nothing."
- Charles S. Dutton
(Related: Feet, Nothing)

"St Michaels Mount is a favourite place of mine; people will walk across to the Mount all day and assume they will be able to walk home. The spectacle of hundreds of people realising that the path they walked over on is disappearing under several feet of water is very amusing."
- John Dyer
(Related: Home, People, Day, Feet, Water, Will)

"You have to have your wits about you and think quickly on your feet."
- Michael East
(Related: Feet)

"My youngest daughter sings. She's going to be very good. She's graduated from Music School and she's been working down around and getting her feet wet, you know. I had her out with me for a year just showing her the ropes a little bit, but she's going to be all right."
- Billy Eckstine
(Related: Music, Daughter, Feet, Right, School)

"Perhaps one of the only positive pieces of advice that I was ever given was that supplied by an old courtier who observed: Only two rules really count. Never miss an opportunity to relieve yourself; never miss a chance to sit down and rest your feet."
- King Edward VIII
(Related: Opportunity, Positive, Advice, Chance, Feet, Old, Rest, Rules)

"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 recipe."
- George Eliot
(Related: Happiness, Heart, Feet, Woman)

"The civilized man has built a coach, but has lost the use of his feet."
- Ralph Waldo Emerson
(Related: Coach, Feet, Man)

"Power and speed be hands and feet."
- Ralph Waldo Emerson
(Related: Power, Feet)

"I wouldn't want the pressure of a Six Feet Under or the pressure of improvising like Curb Your Enthusiasm."
- Robert Englund
(Related: Enthusiasm, Feet, Pressure, Want)

"No one regards what is before his feet; we all gaze at the stars."
- Quintus Ennius
(Related: Feet, Stars)

"I think I'm still trying to find my feet as an actor. And I know it ain't brain surgery, but it confuses me and it comes between me and my sleep a lot."
- Colin Farrell
(Related: Actor, Feet, Sleep, Trying)

"I'm concerned about getting Iraq on its feet."
- Douglas Feith
(Related: Feet, Iraq)

"Saturday Night Live is such a comedy boot camp in a way, because you get to work with so many different people who come in to host the show and you get thrown into so many situations and learn how to think on your feet, so filmmaking actually feels slow, in a good way."
- Will Ferrell
(Related: Work, People, Comedy, Feet, Night)

"By philosophy the mind of man comes to itself, and from henceforth rests on itself without foreign aid, and is completely master of itself, as the dancer of his feet, or the boxer of his hands."
- Johann Gottlieb Fichte
(Related: Feet, Man, Mind, Philosophy)

"Who can wonder at the attractiveness... of the bar, for our ambitious young men, when the highest bribes of society are at the feet of the successful orator?"
- Marsilio Ficino
(Related: Society, Men, Successful, Feet, Wonder)

"You are running to seek your friend. Let your feet run, but your mind need not."
- Marsilio Ficino
(Related: Friend, Feet, Mind, Running)

"Books that distribute things... with as daring a freedom as we use in dreams, put us on our feet again."
- Marsilio Ficino
(Related: Dreams, Books, Feet, Freedom)

"Ah, the patter of little feet around the house. There's nothing like having a midget for a butler."
- W. C. Fields
(Related: Feet, Nothing)

"I knew it was gonna go out. It was just a question of it being fair or foul. The wind must have carried it 15 feet toward the foul pole. I just stood there and watched. I didn't want to miss seeing it go out."
- Carlton Fisk
(Related: Being, Feet, Question, Want, Wind)

"Genius goes around the world in its youth incessantly apologizing for having large feet. What wonder that later in life it should be inclined to raise those feet too swiftly to fools and bores."
- F. Scott Fitzgerald
(Related: Life, Genius, Feet, Fools, Wonder, World, Youth)

"If I'm going to fly for more than twenty feet it's generally a good idea to get a stunt guy."
- Joe Flanigan
(Related: Idea, Feet)

"The tree was evidently aged, from the size of its stem. It was about six feet high, the branches came out from the stem in a regular and symmetrical manner, and it had all the appearance of a tree in miniature."
- Robert Fortune
(Related: Appearance, Feet)

"The Chinese, by their favourite system of dwarfing, contrive to make it, when only a foot and a half or two feet high, have all the characters of an aged cedar of Lebanon."
- Robert Fortune
(Related: Feet)

"When we too are armed and trained, we can convince men that we have hands, feet, and a heart like yours;."
- Veronica Franco
(Related: Men, Heart, Feet)

"I sought Ben Affleck because I needed an everyman for this role. Ben appeals to men and women. He gives you a sense of intelligence, the notion of a guy who can think on his feet."
- John Frankenheimer
(Related: Men, Intelligence, Women, Feet, Sense)

"I always tell my kids if you lay down, people will step over you. But if you keep scrambling, if you keep going, someone will always, always give you a hand. Always. But you gotta keep dancing, you gotta keep your feet moving."
- Morgan Freeman
(Related: People, Dancing, Feet, Kids, Will)

"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
(Related: Enthusiasm, Feet)

"Though actually the work of man's hands - or, more properly speaking, the work of his travelling feet, - roads have long since come to seem so much a part of Nature that we have grown to think of them as a feature of the landscape no less natural than rocks and trees."
- Richard Le Gallienne
(Related: Nature, Work, Feet, Man, Trees)

"I've got my feet firmly on the ground, I can't see life changing too much. I reckon more girls will talk to me at college and more people will look at me, but they know me for who I am."
- Gareth Gates
(Related: Life, People, College, Feet, Girls, Talk, Will)

"You have to be fast on your feet and adaptive or else a strategy is useless."
- Charles de Gaulle
(Related: Strategy, Feet)

"And forget not that the earth delights to feel your bare feet and the winds long to play with your hair."
- Khalil Gibran
(Related: Earth, Feet, Forget, Hair, Play)

"Forget not that the earth delights to feel your bare feet and the winds long to play with your hair."
- Khalil Gibran
(Related: Earth, Feet, Forget, Hair, Play)

"I never believed that surrendering the executive power should be a condition of getting the second term. The second term should stand on its own feet."
- Jim Gilmore
(Related: Power, Feet)

"Happiness is a ball after which we run wherever it rolls, and we push it with our feet when it stops."
- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
(Related: Happiness, Feet)

"If you feel you have both feet planted on level ground, then the university has failed you."
- Robert F. Goheen
(Related: Feet, University)

"The highest form of worship is the worship of unselfish Christian service. The greatest form of praise is the sound of consecrated feet seeking out the lost and helpless."
- Billy Graham
(Related: Christian, Feet, Praise, Service, Sound, Worship)

"Today 80 percent of all the oil that comes out of the Gulf is from 1,000 feet or more and today almost a third of it is more than 5,000 feet below the surface. What hasn't happened is the safety and the ability to respond to a negative event such as this blowout, has been far outrun by the technology of drilling itself. We need to close that gap."
- Bob Graham
(Related: Technology, Negative, Ability, Drilling, Feet, Oil, Safety, Today)

"We need, first of all, for there to be accountability, for there to be somebody who is responsible for enforcing standards and holding people's feet to the fire."
- Jennifer Granholm
(Related: People, Feet, Fire, First)

"I am tired. My arm aches. My head boils. My feet are cold. But I am not aware of any weakness."
- Zane Grey
(Related: Feet, Weakness)

"To declaim freedom verses seems like a poem within a poem; freedom requires guns, it requires arms, but no feet."
- Franz Grillparzer
(Related: Feet, Freedom)

"Yeah, my parents help me keep my feet on the ground."
- Rupert Grint
(Related: Feet, Help, Parents)

"I remember; I was 15 years old when Neil Armstrong put feet in the moon."
- Umberto Guidoni
(Related: Feet, Moon, Old, Years)

"Overall, we had about 50 meetings where the brothers would say that I couldn't do any solo records, I couldn't write for other people, I couldn't do this and I couldn't do that. These guys were trying to nail my feet to the ground."
- Sammy Hagar
(Related: People, Brothers, Feet, Meetings, Trying)

"I had some surgery on my feet, which has helped my back some."
- Merle Haggard
(Related: Feet)

"My fondest hope is that 'Roots' may start black, white, brown, red, yellow people digging back for their own roots. Man, that would make me feel 90 feet tall."
- Alex Haley
(Related: People, Hope, Feet, Man, May)

"It was 100 feet of 16 mm black-and-white film of a car coming to a stop sign, and driving off. I had to decide how to frame and light it. It was magic. There was a sense of mystery."
- Conrad Hall
(Related: Car, Driving, Feet, Film, Light, Magic, Mystery, Sense)

"It is as well perhaps that this is not the first time I have been swept off my feet. In the days of my blessed youth there were such occasions; in what young person's life do they not occur?"
- Knut Hamsun
(Related: Life, Time, Feet, First, Youth)

"We were talking about really getting Europe on its feet. It was our hope that there would be a breakdown of trade barriers in Europe first, and then eventually a breakdown internationally, which would help increase trade with Europe."
- W. Averell Harriman
(Related: Hope, Europe, Feet, First, Help, Talking, Trade)

"Keep your feet on the ground, but let your heart soar as high as it will. Refuse to be average or to surrender to the chill of your spiritual environment."
- Arthur Helps
(Related: Heart, Environment, Feet, Spiritual, Surrender, Will)

"He whose head is in heaven need not fear to put his feet into the grave."
- Matthew Henry
(Related: Fear, Feet, Grave, Heaven)

"Eve was not taken out of Adam's head to top him, neither out of his feet to be trampled on by him, but out of his side to be equal with him, under his arm to be protected by him, and near his heart to be loved by him."
- Matthew Henry
(Related: Heart, Feet)

"I have but one lamp by which my feet are guided, and that is the lamp of experience."
- Patrick Henry
(Related: Experience, Feet)

"I never forget my old days and I never fly too high I have my feet fixed firmly on the ground!"
- Natasha Henstridge
(Related: Feet, Forget, Old)

"Deny human rights, and however little you may wish to do so, you will find yourself abjectly kneeling at the feet of that old-world god, Force."
- Auberon Herbert
(Related: God, Feet, Force, Rights, Human rights, May, Old, Will)

"Ripley is married. And he's not lost. He has his feet on the ground."
- Patricia Highsmith
(Related: Feet)

"He had one uniform practice, and a very bad one it was, during the time of family worship, and just three or four seconds before the conclusion of the prayer, he started to his feet, and ran barking round the apartment like a crazed beast."
- James Hogg
(Related: Family, Time, Feet, Practice, Prayer, Worship)

"Don't you stay at home of evenings? Don't you love a cushioned seat in a corner, by the fireside, with your slippers on your feet?"
- Oliver Wendell Holmes
(Related: Home, Love, Feet)

"Where we love is home - home that our feet may leave, but not our hearts."
- Oliver Wendell Holmes
(Related: Home, Love, Feet, May)

"I like to keep my feet on the sidewalk."
- Joshua Homme
(Related: Feet)

"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
(Related: Feet, Fortune)

"But it has also enabled me to find my feet as a lecturer and a reader of my own plays to audiences who like to hear them; and that experience of immediate appreciation gives greater pleasure and more stimulus towards further activity than even the most laudatory of reviews."
- Laurence Housman
(Related: Experience, Appreciation, Audiences, Feet, Pleasure)

"Physical nature lies at our feet shackled with a hundred chains. What of the control of human nature? Do not point to the triumphs of psychiatry, social services or the war against crime. Domination of human nature can only mean the domination of every man by himself."
- Johan Huizinga
(Related: Nature, War, Control, Crime, Feet, Human nature, Lies, Psychiatry)

"In the early part of your career you are always compared with somebody until you can stand on your own two feet."
- Charlie Hunnam
(Related: Career, Feet)

"Better to die on one's feet than to live on one's knees."
- Dolores Ibarruri
(Related: Feet)

"It is better to die on your feet than to live on your knees."
- Dolores Ibarruri
(Related: Feet)

"My hands, my feet, I throw my whole body to say all that is within me."
- Mahalia Jackson
(Related: Body, Feet)

"When I slept it was literally in the midst of an arsenal. If I heard dogs bark more fiercely than usual, or the feet of horses in a greater volume of sound than usual, I stood to arms."
- Frank James
(Related: Dogs, Feet, Horses, Sound)

"God bless Ray Charles. It was such an honor to meet him and sing with him and actually just to watch him sing from just two feet away."
- Norah Jones
(Related: God, Feet, Honor)

"One who has imagination without learning has wings without feet."
- Joseph Joubert
(Related: Imagination, Feet, Learning)

"He who has imagination without learning has wings but no feet."
- Joseph Joubert
(Related: Imagination, Feet, Learning)

"You do not need to leave your room. Remain sitting at your table and listen. Do not even listen, simply wait, be quiet still and solitary. The world will freely offer itself to you to be unmasked, it has no choice, it will roll in ecstasy at your feet."
- Franz Kafka
(Related: Choice, Ecstasy, Feet, Quiet, Will, World)

"It is not necessary that you leave the house. Remain at your table and listen. Do not even listen, only wait. Do not even wait, be wholly still and alone. The world will present itself to you for its unmasking, it can do no other, in ecstasy it will writhe at your feet."
- Franz Kafka
(Related: Ecstasy, Feet, Present, Will, World)

"Feet, what do I need you for when I have wings to fly?"
- Frida Kahlo
(Related: Feet)

"He had a way with him. Before you had a chance to say no, he was there and done. That only happened to me once before, with a duke, who literally swept me off my feet, and before I knew what was happening, we'd done it. Another terrible mistake."
- Christine Keeler
(Related: Mistake, Chance, Feet)

"The national unity government will need to implement a program that brings all Iraqis together, builds a happy future for the people of Iraq, and gets Iraq to stand on its own feet."
- Zalmay Khalilzad
(Related: Government, People, Feet, Future, Iraq, Unity, Will)

"The place where you made your stand never mattered. Only that you were there... and still on your feet."
- Stephen King
(Related: Feet)

"You can go out feet first, and that's not my desire, or you can say, I think we've served with distinction, and this is the time to go home and seek a new challenge."
- Jerry Kleczka
(Related: Home, Time, Challenge, Desire, Feet, First)

"I told the umpires to walk back at least thirty-five feet from home plate. That reduced the arguements."
- Bill Klem
(Related: Home, Feet)

"Riding a motorcycle on today's highways, you have to ride in a very defensive manner. You have to be a good rider and you have to have both hands and both feet on the controls at all times."
- Evel Knievel
(Related: Feet, Today)

"You were about five feet short of a ten feet jump?"
- Johnny Knoxville
(Related: Feet)

"You can browse to your heart's content but it's hard work and not easy on the feet unless you do it through catalogs or the Internet, and I like to touch and try on the things I buy."
- Judith Krantz
(Related: Work, Heart, Content, Feet, Hard work, Internet)

"Oh yeah, it's great see music and to play music in small places. And it's really fun for me to play here because, you know, I played two feet from people all night. And after all those years, it's great to be able to talk to folks."
- Bill Kreutzmann
(Related: Music, People, Feet, Fun, Night, Play, Talk, Years)

"I advise keeping four feet on the floor and all hands on deck."
- Ann Landers
(Related: Feet)

"I get the greatest feeling when I'm singing. It's other-worldly. Your feet are anchored into the Earth and into this energy force that comes up through your feet and goes up the top of your head and maybe you're holding hands with the angels or the stars, I have no idea."
- Cyndi Lauper
(Related: Idea, Angels, Earth, Energy, Feeling, Feet, Force, Singing, Stars)

"When I sing I don't feel like it's me. I feel I am fabulous, like I'm 10 feet tall. I am the greatest. I am the strongest. I am Samson. I'm whoever I want to be."
- Cyndi Lauper
(Related: Feet, Want)

"You heard it from the heart, you saw it in their eyes. Then I got used to the fact that I couldn't feel my fingers and my feet. That for me was the essence of the battle."
- Jude Law
(Related: Heart, Battle, Eyes, Fact, Feet)

"Having kids has been great for me. I have two beautiful step- kids, as well as my own new daughter. They've really helped me to keep my feet firmly on the ground, and life is good. I feel like I'm the luckiest guy here."
- Matt LeBlanc
(Related: Life, Daughter, Feet, Kids)

"When you jump for joy, beware that no one moves the ground from beneath your feet."
- Stanislaw Lec
(Related: Feet, Joy)

"There is no medical proof that television causes brain damage - at least from over five feet away. In fact, TV is probably the least physically harmful of all the narcotics known to man."
- Christopher Lehmann-Haupt
(Related: Medical, Causes, Fact, Feet, Man, Proof, Television)

"Scientists have proven that it's impossible to long-jump 30 feet, but I don't listen to that kind of talk. Thoughts like that have a way of sinking into your feet."
- Carl Lewis
(Related: Thoughts, Feet, Scientists, Talk)

"Show me a man with both feet on the ground and I'll show you a man who can't get his pants on."
- Joe E. Lewis
(Related: Feet, Man)

"Be sure you put your feet in the right place, then stand firm."
- Abraham Lincoln
(Related: Feet, Right)

"The former measured six feet and an inch in his stockings, and, without a single pound of cumbrous flesh about him, weighed a hundred and eighty. The latter was an inch shorter than his rival, and ten pounds lighter; but he was much the most active of the two."
- Augustus Baldwin Longstreet
(Related: Feet)

"There's no sort o' mistake in little Bullet. He can pick up miles on his feet, and fling 'em behind him as fast as the next man's hoss, I don't care where he comes from. And he can keep at it as long as the sun can shine without resting."
- Augustus Baldwin Longstreet
(Related: Mistake, Care, Feet, Man, Sun)

"A king should die on his feet."
- Louis XVIII
(Related: Feet)

"It's an incredibly difficult thing to bring a giraffe down. They can kill a lion with a single blow from their feet."
- Joanna Lumley
(Related: Feet)

"I learned a long time ago from David Mamet to wipe your feet at the door, get it out on stage and then go about your life."
- Patti LuPone
(Related: Life, Time, Feet)

"In the shallow parts of many Swiss lakes, where there is a depth of no more than from 5 to 15 feet of water, ancient wooden piles are observed at the bottom sometimes worn down to the surface of the mud, sometimes projecting slightly above it."
- Charles Lyell
(Related: Feet, Water)

"I think right now in the world we're feeling like there's no solid ground beneath our feet, you know?"
- Kelly Lynch
(Related: Feeling, Feet, Now, Right, World)

"When I first came to the House of Commons and walked out into the lobby, men sprang to their feet. I asked them to sit down since I'd come to walk around. I didn't want them doing me favours."
- Agnes Macphail
(Related: Men, Feet, First, Want)

"I'm not invited. I'm not on the A list, haven't been on it in 20 years and my feet have never trod its red fluffy carpets."
- Nick Mancuso
(Related: Feet, Years)

"I realize we're not promised tomorrow. Believe me, I realize that. But if God blesses me and lets me stay, I love my life so much, it is such a good life. I am eager to throw myself at His feet, but I don't want to get on the first busload that is going."
- Barbara Mandrell
(Related: Life, Love, God, Feet, First, Tomorrow, Want)

"If people don't sit at Chaplin's feet, he goes out and stands where they are sitting."
- Herman J. Mankiewicz
(Related: People, Feet)

"The Cistercians do not eat meat... Yet they keep pigs to the number of many thousands, and sell the bacon - though perhaps not quite all of it. The heads, legs, and feet they neither give away, throw away, nor sell. What becomes of them God knows."
- Walter Map
(Related: God, Feet)

"The thing that is incredible is life itself. Why should we be here in this sun-illuminated universe? Why should there be green earth under our feet?"
- Edwin Markham
(Related: Life, Earth, Feet, Sun, Universe)

"People who got on their feet and freaked about were called idiot dancers. and nobody wants to be called an idiot dancer. But the whole idea of rock and roll is to get people off their arses - that's what it's about."
- Steve Marriott
(Related: People, Idea, Feet)

"I used to have six left feet. Now I only have one and a half left feet."
- Jesse McCartney
(Related: Feet, Now)

"My husband says it is very good that I have very tiny feet, because they're easier to get in my mouth."
- Colleen McCullough
(Related: HusbFeet)

"Basically, right before college I got into the Guinness book for my feet and started to do local commercials and little radio spots, just little things and found I really liked it."
- Matthew McGrory
(Related: College, Feet, Right)

"I headed out to have a breather at the stage door, dressed in my tramp costume. I had my bowler hat between my feet and there were passers-by, and one of them turned back and said, 'Do you need help, brother?' And $1 fell into my hat!"
- Ian McKellen
(Related: Brother, Feet, Help)

"By reading the scriptures I am so renewed that all nature seems renewed around me and with me. The sky seems to be a pure, a cooler blue, the trees a deeper green. The whole world is charged with the glory of God and I feel fire and music under my feet."
- Thomas Merton
(Related: Music, Nature, God, Feet, Fire, Glory, Reading, Sky, Trees, World)

"Be good, keep your feet dry, your eyes open, your heart at peace and your soul in the joy of Christ."
- Thomas Merton
(Related: Peace, Soul, Heart, Christ, Eyes, Feet, Joy, Open)

"I am six feet tall. I am not supposed to be afraid."
- Keith Miller
(Related: Feet)

"At the entrance, my bare feet on the dirt floor, Here, gusts of heat; at my back, white clouds. I stare and stare. It seems I was called for this: To glorify things just because they are."
- Czeslaw Milosz
(Related: Clouds, Feet)

"Once when I was standing at the base, they started rotating the set and a big, heavy wrench fell down from the 12 o'clock position of the set, and got buried in the ground a few feet from me. I could have been killed!"
- Marvin Minsky
(Related: Feet)

"You're suspended sixty feet up in the air, you've been up there for three hours, and all the shot requires is that you have to sort of react to getting punched in the head."
- Alfred Molina
(Related: Feet)

"The center will be fully operational in two years' time, but probably in the middle of the year we will have a temporary laboratory of 4,000 square feet."
- Luc Montagnier
(Related: Time, Feet, Will, Years)

"Happiness, for you we walk on a knife edge. To the eyes you are a flickering light, to the feet, thin ice that cracks; and so may no one touch you who loves you."
- Eugenio Montale
(Related: Happiness, Eyes, Feet, Light, May)

"You see in the streets of London, great and little boys running about in long blue coats, which, like robes, reach quite down to the feet, and little white bands, such as the clergy wear."
- Karl Philipp Moritz
(Related: Boys, Feet, London, Running)

"It's great to be able to have your feet in both worlds. I wouldn't want to be just stuck in one or the other."
- David Morse
(Related: Feet, Want)

"I think people believe that I give ant aura of someone who has both feet on the ground."
- Joe Morton
(Related: People, Feet)

"In the 1950s in Columbia, South Carolina, it was considered OK for kids to play with weird things. We could go to the hardware store and buy 100 feet of dynamite fuse."
- Kary Mullis
(Related: Feet, Hardware, Kids, Play)

"We could receive a storm surge of three to five feet."
- Ray Nagin
(Related: Feet)

"I bow at His Feet constantly, and pray to Him, the Guru, the True Guru, has shown me the Way."
- Guru Nanak
(Related: Feet)

"You don't get on your feet if you don't have to, you know. And these people were on their feet rockin', and that was thrilling for David and I, absolutely."
- Graham Nash
(Related: People, Feet)

"For too long, Japan has been dragging its feet as it ignores the steps the U.S. has made to ensure a safe beef supply and shows a disregard for our prior trade pacts."
- Randy Neugebauer
(Related: Feet, Trade)

"I had to weave and play around with a honey bear, you know, and I could wrestle with him a little bit, but there's no way you can even wrestle a honey bear, let alone a grizzly bear that's standing ten feet to eleven feet tall! Can you imagine? But it was fascinating to work that close to that kind of animal."
- Leslie Nielsen
(Related: Work, Feet, Play)

"We have to get government out of the job of picking winners and losers. That's what they've been doing the last year and a half, getting in the way of businesses that are trying to reinvest to get our economy back on its feet."
- Kristi Noem
(Related: Government, Economy, Feet, Job, Trying)

"My feet are dogs."
- Rudolf Nureyev
(Related: Dogs, Feet)

"Every speaker has a mouth; An arrangement rather neat. Sometimes it's filled with wisdom. Sometimes it's filled with feet."
- Robert Orben
(Related: Wisdom, Feet)

"The most important thing for small businesses is getting the economy back on its feet. That - the key driver of small business activity is demand for their product, and that is what we are trying to do, getting the economy back on its feet. That's far more important than other factors."
- Peter Orszag
(Related: Business, Economy, Feet, Key, Trying)

"As long as I know my head's in the right place, my feet are on the ground, I think I'll be fine."
- Jack Osbourne
(Related: Feet, Right)

"I used to find great difficulty in drawing feet."
- Ida Rentoul Outhwaite
(Related: Difficulty, Feet)

"The English say, Yours Truly, and mean it. The Italians say, I kiss your feet, and mean, I kick your head."
- Wilfred Owen
(Related: Kiss, English, Feet)

"I let my feet spend as little time on the ground as possible. From the air, fast down, and from the ground, fast up."
- Jesse Owens
(Related: Time, Feet)

"I am not handsome, but when women hear me play, they come crawling to my feet."
- Niccolo Paganini
(Related: Women, Feet, Play)

"My feet ain't got nothing to do with my nickname, but when folks get it in their heads that a feller's got big feet, soon the feet start looking big."
- Satchel Paige
(Related: Feet, Nothing)

"The abilities of man must fall short on one side or the other, like too scanty a blanket when you are abed. If you pull it upon your shoulders, your feet are left bare; if you thrust it down to your feet, your shoulders are uncovered."
- Thomas Paine
(Related: Feet, Man)

"It has been extraordinary, wonderful, I've been three feet off the ground since I made that first record."
- Vanessa Paradis
(Related: Feet, First)

"People will always be tempted to wipe their feet on anything with 'welcome' written on it."
- Andy Partridge
(Related: People, Feet, Will)

"I can well conceive a man without hands, feet, head. But I cannot conceive man without thought; he would be a stone or a brute."
- Blaise Pascal
(Related: Thought, Feet, Man)

"I think L.A.'s terrific. You fly an hour and a half and you're in the mountains in three feet of powder. I also think it's a much better city if you're working as an actor. If you're not working and you don't see your dreams coming true, there can be a lot of heartache."
- Scott Patterson
(Related: Dreams, Actor, Feet, Mountains)

"Our success was mainly due to the fact that we stimulated the nerves of animals that easily stood on their own feet and were not subjected to any painful stimulus either during or immediately before stimulation of their nerves."
- Ivan Pavlov
(Related: Success, Animals, Fact, Feet, Nerves)

"We usually say of ancient persons, that they have already one foot in the grave, and the rest of their life is nothing else but the bringing of these feet together."
- John Pearson
(Related: Life, Feet, Grave, Nothing, Rest)

"What did I do in high school? I grew from 5 feet 4 inches to 6 feet 2 inches."
- Gregory Peck
(Related: Feet, School)

"I mean, its hard to be an actor in the city - trying to make it as an actor - because you waitress all night, you get home really late and you're super tired and your feet hurt."
- Piper Perabo
(Related: Home, Actor, Feet, Hurt, Night, Trying)

"Keep your feet on the ground and your thoughts at lofty heights."
- Peace Pilgrim
(Related: Thoughts, Feet)

"Man is a wingless animal with two feet and flat nails."
- Plato
(Related: Feet, Man)

"This is the great fault of wine; it first trips up the feet: it is a cunning wrestler."
- Titus Maccius Plautus
(Related: Cunning, Fault, First, Wine)

"My wife used to tell me one of my best qualities was that my feet don't smell, but I remember my brother's did when we were kids."
- Jack Prelutsky
(Related: Brother, Wife, Feet, Kids)

"When I became a mature woman, I put both feet firmly on the side of maturity."
- Victoria Principal
(Related: Feet, Maturity, Woman)

"The men are walking. They are fifty feet apart, for dispersal. Their walk is slow, for they are dead weary, as you can tell even when looking at them from behind. Every line and sag of their bodies speaks their inhuman exhaustion."
- Ernie Pyle
(Related: Men, Exhaustion, Feet, Walking)

"The American soldier is quick in adapting himself to a new mode of living. Outfits which have been here only three days have dug vast networks of ditches three feet deep in the bare brown earth. They have rigged up a light here and there with a storage battery."
- Ernie Pyle
(Related: American, Deep, Earth, Feet, Light, Living, Quick)

"My feet never touched the ground. Lots of good groups with crazy and unique images. It was wild. I spent all of my time doing gigs, TV appearances, interviews, or recording. I could write a book - and probably will."
- Suzi Quatro
(Related: Time, Feet, Will)

"One can see that a canvas is six feet by eight feet, say, quite accurately. But you can spend two minutes and think it's five, or thirty seconds and it's just a different bed for activities there."
- Robert Rauschenberg
(Related: Bed, Feet)

"What is attempted in these film is of course a synthesis. But it can be seen by someone who has his feet in both cultures. Someone who will bring to bear on the films involvement and detachment in equal measure."
- Satyajit Ray
(Related: Feet, Film, Measure, Will)

"My father never felt the need to wrap himself in anybody's mantle. He never felt the need to pretend to be anybody else. This is their administration. This is their war. If they can't stand on their own two feet, well, they're no Ronald Reagans, that's for sure."
- Ron Reagan
(Related: War, Father, Feet)

"If we all tried to make other people's paths easy, our own feet would have a smooth even place to walk on."
- Myrtle Reed
(Related: People, Feet)

"The ultimate aim of all science to penetrate the unknown. Do you realize we know less about the earth we live on than about the stars and the galaxies of outer space? The greatest mystery is right here, right under our feet."
- Walter Reisch
(Related: Science, Earth, Feet, Mystery, Right, Space, Stars)

"Don't you see what's at stake here? The ultimate aim of all science to penetrate the unknown. Do you realize we know less about the earth we live on than about the stars and the galaxies of outer space? The greatest mystery is right here, right under our feet."
- Walter Reisch
(Related: Science, Earth, Feet, Mystery, Right, Space, Stars)

"You can compare me with Greta Garbo. I have big feet, too."
- Lee Remick
(Related: Feet)

"A beautiful line of verse has twelve feet, and two wings."
- Jules Renard
(Related: Feet)

"I like the way my own feet smell. I love to smell my sneakers when I take them off."
- Christina Ricci
(Related: Love, Feet)

"I think God made a woman to be strong and not to be trampled under the feet of men. I've always felt this way because my mother was a very strong woman, without a husband."
- Little Richard
(Related: God, Men, Mother, HusbFeet, Woman)

"If you're going to kick authority in the teeth, you might as well use two feet."
- Keith Richards
(Related: Authority, Feet)

"And Twin Peaks, the Film is the craziest film in the history of cinema. I have no idea what happened, I have no idea what I saw, all I know is that I left the theater floating six feet above the ground."
- Jacques Rivette
(Related: History, Idea, Cinema, Feet, Film, Theater)

"I started getting on my feet and clowning around, and they ended up putting me in a play when I was 12. And I was hooked."
- Tim Robbins
(Related: Feet, Play)

"I'm really good with fighting with my feet."
- Eric Roberts
(Related: Feet, Fighting)

"We will fight evil, but we will do it from above 15,000 feet."
- Pat Roberts
(Related: Evil, Feet, Fight, Will)

"I'm in fact a hair under six feet, but I'm very svelte. People would never see me if I turned sideways."
- Mo Rocca
(Related: People, Fact, Feet, Hair)

"My feet are like gnarled old tree branches."
- Dennis Rodman
(Related: Feet, Old)

"Keep your eyes on the stars, and your feet on the ground."
- Theodore Roosevelt
(Related: Eyes, Feet, Stars)

"I have three girls, and I say the same thing to them. I'm not involved in their careers because I've learned that it's important for them to stand on their own two feet. They'll feel better and prouder of themselves if they do."
- Diana Ross
(Related: Careers, Feet, Girls)

"People ask me how far I've come. And I tell them twelve feet: from the audience to the stage."
- David Lee Roth
(Related: People)

"A man is like a cat; chase him and he will run - sit still and ignore him and he'll come purring at your feet."
- Helen Rowland
(Related: Feet, Man, Will)

"We've begun to long for the pitter-patter of little feet - so we bought a dog. Well, it's cheaper, and you get more feet."
- Rita Rudner
(Related: Feet)

"This is love: to fly toward a secret sky, to cause a hundred veils to fall each moment. First to let go of life. Finally, to take a step without feet."
- Rumi
(Related: Life, Cause, Feet, First, Sky)

"My husband is someone who's in the real world. It's a big help that I don't have both feet in Hollywood."
- Jeri Ryan
(Related: HusbFeet, Help, Hollywood, World)

"People are crying up the rich and variegated plumage of the peacock, and he is himself blushing at the sight of his ugly feet."
- Sa'Di
(Related: People, Feet, Sight, Ugly)

"We just bought this house. It's too big. It's like 400,000 square feet, or something. We got an indoor lake and ski slope in the house! It's just too big."
- Adam Sandler
(Related: Feet, Ski)

"Just as we have two eyes and two feet, duality is part of life."
- Carlos Santana
(Related: Life, Eyes, Feet)

"A man's feet should be planted in his country, but his eyes should survey the world."
- George Santayana
(Related: Country, Eyes, Feet, Man, World)

"And it was out in the theaters in two weeks. This is not, 'We're going to develop twenty-five and maybe one's going to get made,' so the first three things I wrote got up on the screen and, good, bad or indifferent, I got to see them on their feet."
- John Sayles
(Related: Feet, First)

"I wanted to start with a very small role, to get my feet wet. I'm sure I'm not as good or as experienced as other actresses, but everybody has to start somewhere."
- Claudia Schiffer
(Related: Feet)

"President Obama is making the tough decisions to get our country going in the right direction, has taken our economy from job losses to 15 straight months of job gains, cut taxes 26 times, and focused like a laser on getting the middle class back on its feet while those campaigning to replace him have failed to show they can lead on these issues."
- Debbie Wasserman Schultz
(Related: Class, Country, Decisions, Direction, Economy, Feet, Job, Middle class, Months, President, Right, Taxes)

"Jogging is very beneficial. It's good for your legs and your feet. It's also very good for the ground. If makes it feel needed."
- Charles M. Schulz
(Related: Feet)

"Lay the burden at the feet of the Savior."
- Richard G. Scott
(Related: Burden, Feet)

"The UN could help the Iraqi government get on its feet and help the United States withdraw a bit more."
- Brent Scowcroft
(Related: Government, Feet, Help, states, United)

"Authenticity is the alignment of head, mouth, heart, and feet - thinking, saying, feeling, and doing the same thing - consistently. This builds trust, and followers love leaders they can trust."
- Lance Secretan
(Related: Love, Trust, Heart, Feeling, Feet, Followers, Leaders, Saying, Thinking)

"There were some super-lean years, yeah. I'm six feet four. And I entered into this period all of a sudden when I was too big to play a kid and I was too young to play an adult. Like, I couldn't play the lawyer, but I couldn't play the high school kid anymore."
- Jason Segel
(Related: Feet, Play, School, Years)

"On the 27th we came to the Cascade Rapids. The first or Little Cascade has about two feet fall, the second or Grand Cascade, a mile farther, is about a six foot sheer drop."
- Ernest Thompson Seton
(Related: Feet, First)

"You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself in any direction you choose. You're on your own, and you know what you know. And you are the guy who'll decide where to go."
- Dr. Seuss
(Related: Direction, Feet)

"Whenever I see his finger nails, I thank God I don't have to look at his feet."
- Athene Seyler
(Related: God, Feet)

"Show me your hands. Do they have scars from giving? Show me your feet. Are they wounded in service? Show me your heart. Have you left a place for divine love?"
- Fulton J. Sheen
(Related: Love, Heart, Feet, Giving, Service)

"The first plane ride was in a homemade glider my buddy and I built. Unfortunately we didn't get more than four feet off the ground, because it crashed."
- Alan Shepard
(Related: Feet, First)

"I think the secret of my light, quick, foot strike is related to the fact that I have fragile feet."
- Frank Shorter
(Related: Fact, Feet, Light, Quick)

"Community service has taught me all kinds of skills and increased my confidence. You go out there and think on your feet, work with others and create something from nothing. That's what life's all about."
- Andrew Shue
(Related: Work, Life, Community, Confidence, Feet, Nothing, Service)

"This may be a dream, but I'll say it anyway: I was supposed to be married last year, and I bought a gown. When I meet Nelson Mandela, I shall put on this gown and have the train of it removed and put aside, and kiss the ground that he walks on and then kiss his feet."
- Nina Simone
(Related: Kiss, Dream, Feet, May)

"Playing well with others is important - not being too flashy, just keeping good time and of course coming up with cool beats. A good snare drum, kick drum, high hat. Just getting good at the hand feet coordination."
- Chad Smith
(Related: Time, Being, Feet)

"On learning to swim: I'm too big to have some woman hold my stomach and say 'Now kick your feet.'"
- Will Smith
(Related: Feet, Learning, Woman)

"Jazz will endure just as long people hear it through their feet instead of their brains."
- John Philip Sousa
(Related: People, Feet, Jazz, Will)

"I wish my hair was thicker, and I wish my feet were prettier. My toes are really ugly. I wish my ears were smaller. And my nose could be smaller too."
- Britney Spears
(Related: Feet, Hair, Ugly)

"Hilda and I slept alongside each other fully dressed, head to feet."
- Stanley Spencer
(Related: Feet)

"I'm convinced that the man who has learned to meditate upon the Lord will be able to run on his feet and walk in his spirit. Although he may be hurried by his vocation, that's not the issue. The issue is how fast his spirit is going. To slow it down takes a period of time."
- Charles Stanley
(Related: Time, Feet, Man, May, Spirit, Vocation, Will)

"Four hoarse blasts of a ship's whistle still raise the hair on my neck and set my feet to tapping."
- John Steinbeck
(Related: Feet, Hair)

"When I came off the boat I was very proud of the thick calluses which had developed on my feet. But now, I am struggling to get into my favourite high heels which is a shame, as I have so many."
- Pamela Stephenson
(Related: Feet, Now, Shame)

"You find that all men are successes or failures. Success is the stamp of truth. I will say all men who fail to place their feet on the dome of facts do so by not sieving all truth and throwing the faulty to one side."
- Andrew Taylor Still
(Related: Men, Success, Truth, Facts, Feet, Will)

"We made part of the record in Miami, and I would go down to the beach, and not 20 feet from the water I see a fish that is at least seven feet long swimming close to the shore. I did not go back in the ocean the entire month."
- Michael Stipe
(Related: Beach, Feet, Fish, Ocean, Water)

"I really wanted to be on Six Feet Under as a corpse. That would be hysterical."
- Michael Stipe
(Related: Feet)

"I'm the type of woman you might say is too good. I'll massage a man's feet, have dinner cooked when he gets home. But once they leave, the door is closed, and the locks are changed."
- Angie Stone
(Related: Home, Feet, Man, Woman)

"When you're a regular gal, you look in the rearview mirror, and in the bright daylight you see that line around your mouth, but when you're an actress and you see that line up on the big screen, it's, like, seven feet long."
- Sharon Stone
(Related: Feet)

"The artist's world is limitless. It can be found anywhere, far from where he lives or a few feet away. It is always on his doorstep."
- Paul Strand
(Related: Artist, Feet, World)

"I don't enjoy public performances and being up on a stage. I don't enjoy the glamour. Like tonight, I am up on stage and my feet hurt."
- Barbra Streisand
(Related: Being, Feet, Glamour, Hurt, Public)

"There can be no possible question that cold is felt much more keenly in the thin air of nineteen thousand feet than it is below."
- Hudson Stuck
(Related: Feet, Question)

"Chad was in the right spot. He got a little aggressive with the third shot there. He probably didn't want that putt he had there for the par. And you don't want to put it back there where Casey and Sergio did because you have 20 feet of break there."
- Hal Sutton
(Related: Feet, Right, Want)

"The stoical scheme of supplying our wants by lopping off our desires, is like cutting off our feet when we want shoes."
- Jonathan Swift
(Related: Feet, Want)

"I am a poor student sitting at the feet of giants, yearning for their wisdom and begging for lessons that might one day make me a complete artist, so that if all goes well, I may one day sit beside them."
- Rod Taylor
(Related: Wisdom, Artist, Day, Feet, Giants, May, Poor, Yearning)

"I'm playing 10 feet from Mike Campbell every night. I look across the stage, there's Howie. Tom's in the middle and we're playing all this stuff I love. It's great."
- Benmont Tench
(Related: Love, Feet, Night)

"They who love dancing too much seem to have more brains in their feet than in their head."
- Terence
(Related: Love, Dancing, Feet)

"Japan is dealing us a dead hand. For two years we have watched the Japanese drag their feet and we can't let them continue to slam the door in our faces."
- Craig L. Thomas
(Related: Faces, Feet, Years)

"Heaven is under our feet as well as over our heads."
- Henry David Thoreau
(Related: Feet, Heaven)

"We should start by allowing drilling in Alaska's National Wildlife Refuge. It can provide billions of barrels of recoverable oil and trillions of cubic feet of recoverable natural gas."
- Mac Thornberry
(Related: Drilling, Feet, Oil, Wildlife)

"Why isn't there a special name for the tops of your feet?"
- Lily Tomlin
(Related: Feet, Name)

"I have ballet class every other day for two hours. And for "Six Feet Under", last week there was a sequence where I had to do a whole choreographed dance number, so I had four hours of dance practice every day."
- Michelle Trachtenberg
(Related: Dance, Ballet, Class, Day, Feet, Practice)

"I never eat in a restaurant that's over a hundred feet off the ground and won't stand still."
- Calvin Trillin
(Related: Feet)

"One half-conscious thought was burned in my mind: stay on your feet."
- Gene Tunney
(Related: Thought, Feet)

"There is no teacher, living or past, who can give us the actual understanding of Truth. A teacher can only put our feet upon the path and point the way. That is all. It is wholly dependent on the individual to make his way to Truth."
- Paul Twitchell
(Related: Truth, Feet, Living, Past, Understanding)

"The plateau of Mexico is 8,000 feet high, and that of Puebla 9,000 feet."
- Edward Burnett Tylor
(Related: Feet)

"God gave us all exactly the same fingers, arms, legs, and feet, but in our different countries we divided them all a little differently as we feel it, do you understand?"
- Ninette de Valois
(Related: God, Countries, Feet)

"Exactly the same with dancing, you can't dance until you've learnt steps, the things your feet can do."
- Ninette de Valois
(Related: Dance, Dancing, Feet)

"Memory, in widow's weeds, with naked feet stands on a tombstone."
- Aubrey de Vere
(Related: Feet, Memory)

"Senator Douglas was very small, not over four and a half feet height, and there was a noticeable disproportion between the long trunk of his body and his short legs. His chest was broad and indicated great strength of lungs."
- Henry Villard
(Related: Strength, Body, Feet)

"I should like to lie at your feet and die in your arms."
- Voltaire
(Related: Lie, Feet)

"I had the blues because I had no shoes until upon the street, I met a man who had no feet."
- Denis Waitley
(Related: Feet, Man)

"I draw the line in the dust and toss the gauntlet before the feet of tyranny, and I say segregation now, segregation tomorrow, segregation forever."
- George C. Wallace
(Related: Feet, Now, Tomorrow, Tyranny)

"Although, my experience when I've been depressed, not only am I too depressed to sit down and write a song, I'm too depressed to pick up my feet. So if you can at least write about it, you're halfway away from it."
- Paul Westerberg
(Related: Experience, Feet, Song)

"I think these ladies, that group of 130 women, are going to make a difference in what goes on down there, because they're going to hold the locals' feet to the fire."
- Lynn Westmoreland
(Related: Women, Difference, Feet, Fire, Ladies)

"My little dog - a heartbeat at my feet."
- Edith Wharton
(Related: Feet)

"The issue for my character, and the issue of the show is, how dirty do your feet have to get without suffocating yourself in the mud in order to get an inch of what you really want done?"
- Bradley Whitford
(Related: Character, Feet, Order, Want)

"I was all in gold sequins for Million Dollar Mermaid, 50 feet in the air."
- Esther Williams
(Related: Feet, Gold)

"I never walked the streets of New York hoping to be a musical comedy star. For one thing, they would have thought I was too tall, because l was five feet eight and a half, and they were all little bitty things running around in the studio at that time."
- Esther Williams
(Related: Time, Thought, Comedy, Feet, Running)

"As I was working I noticed that the way I designed the differential gearing actually created a spare drive that sat directly below the emperor's feet, or where they would be if he were to sit in the chariot."
- Kit Williams
(Related: Feet)

"Do I have to use my feet? Can I knock the window out with my head?"
- Wendy O. Williams
(Related: Feet)

"I still have my feet on the ground, I just wear better shoes."
- Oprah Winfrey
(Related: Feet)

"Ryan and I didn't grow up like this at all, with this much attention. We'll just try to keep their feet on the ground and raise them with the values we were raised with."
- Reese Witherspoon
(Related: Values, Attention, Feet)

"A sudden dart when a little over a hundred feet from the end of the track, or a little over 120 feet from the point at which it rose into the air, ended the flight."
- Orville Wright
(Related: End, Feet)

"We laid the track on a smooth stretch of ground about one hundred feet north of the new building."
- Orville Wright
(Related: Building, Feet)

"One of the Life Saving men snapped the camera for us, taking a picture just as the machine had reached the end of the track and had risen to a height of about two feet."
- Orville Wright
(Related: Life, Men, End, Feet, Machine)

"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
(Related: God, Feet, World, Years)

"But I, being poor, have only my dreams; I have spread my dreams under your feet; Tread softly because you tread on my dreams."
- William Butler Yeats
(Related: Dreams, Being, Feet, Poor)

"My son complains about headaches. I tell him all the time, when you get out of bed, it's feet first!"
- Henny Youngman
(Related: Time, Son, Bed, Feet)

"It is better to die on your feet than to live on your knees."
- Emiliano Zapata
(Related: Feet)