Quotations on Feet

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Editors of open anthologies actively seek submissions from all comers, established and unknown. They are willing to read whatever the tide washes up at their feet.
- Lynn Abbey
(Keywords: Editors, Feet, Open)

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
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: Women, Feet, Old)

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

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

I'm a musician first, a food-lover second, a dirty mouth with feet, and a girl last time I checked.
- Tori Amos
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: Love, Cause, Feeling, Feet, Storms, Walking)

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
(Keywords: Love, Men, Eyes, Feet, Help, Misery, Poor, Want)

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

My mom never taught me to be waiting for some prince on a white horse to swipe me off my feet.
- Tyra Banks
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: Conservative, Feet, Liberal, Man)

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
(Keywords: Politics, People, Feet, Vote)

There's man all over for you, blaming on his boots the fault of his feet.
- Samuel Beckett
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: Time, Hope, Feet, Play)

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
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: Character, Feet, Sense, Word)

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
(Keywords: Mother, Feet, Responsibility, Woman)

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

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
(Keywords: Dancing, Feet, Myth, Right)

If you want children to keep their feet on the ground, put some responsibility on their shoulders.
- Abigail Van Buren
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: Love, Bed, Care, Feet, Man, Rest, Want, Wonder)

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
(Keywords: Mother, People, Baby, Feet, Girls, Trying)

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
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: Abuse, Feet, Kids, Play, Sense)

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
(Keywords: Being, Blame, Day, Feet, Identity)

I can't be funny if my feet don't feel right.
- Billy Crystal
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: Women, Cause, Detail, Feet, Open)

It takes a fool to test how deep the water is with both feet.
- J. Wallace Day
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: Eyes, Feet, Smile)

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
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: Execution, Feet, Poor, Wood)

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
(Keywords: Eyes, Feet, Man, World)

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
(Keywords: Home, People, Day, Feet, Water, Will)

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
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: Happiness, Heart, Feet, Woman)

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

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

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
(Keywords: Actor, Feet, Sleep, Trying)

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
(Keywords: Work, People, Comedy, Feet, Night)

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
(Keywords: Society, Men, Successful, Feet, Wonder)

You are running to seek your friend. Let your feet run, but your mind need not.
- Marsilio Ficino
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: Dreams, Books, Feet, Freedom)



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