Top 898 Feet Quotes

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“You can have whatever you want if you believe in yourself and keep your feet firmly planted in the ground.”

― A. J. McLean

“I’m content to stand on tradition. I’m even more content to wipe my feet on it.”

― Aaron Allston

“I’ve spent years trying to time up my drops with my throws. You learn to listen to your feet and trust your positions.”

― Aaron Rodgers

“I try and keep my feet on the ground and keep working at my game.”

― AB de Villiers

“I often speak about tennis being one of the most important sports when I was growing up, for my hand-eye coordination and quick feet.”

― AB de Villiers

“Be sure you put your feet in the right place, then stand firm.”

― Abraham Lincoln

“I started tapping and I was okay. Then after about two years my feet knew what they were doing!”

― Adam Garcia

“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

“The fact is that the British Museum had a complete specimen of a dodo in their collection up until the 18th century – it was actually mummified, skin and all – but in a fit of space-saving zeal, they actually cut off the head and they cut off the feet and they burned the rest in a bonfire.”

― Adam Savage

“I had a job transcribing a biotechnology-litigation seminar. You put headphones on and fast-forward and stop with your feet. There were a lot of ‘um’s.’”

― Adam Schlesinger

“I’m a dramatist, so I really always wrote and directed at the same time because when I wrote something, I always put it on its feet. So I’m in love with actors; I always loved actors.”

― Adriana Trigiani

“’True Blood’ differs from ‘Six Feet Under’ in that there are way more characters and plot-lines, but fundamentally it’s still about the characters and their emotions.”

― Alan Ball

“I find that if I’m watching somebody upon television or in a movie that is on a window ledge or in some high precarious position my hand starts sweating and I get that crawling feeling in the soles of my feet.”

― Alan Moore

“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

“When you’re seven feet tall on set, people give you respect.”

― Alan Tudyk

“I wish I could avoid the people who have threatened me. My favorite threat is that I will be thrown in the River Miljacka, which is at most knee-deep, with my feet bound in cement.”

― Aleksandar Hemon

“I just try to see what happens when you put your feet on the accelerator.”

― Alessandro Michele

“I used to sleep with the phone right by my pillow but I’m getting better. Now it sits on the table a few feet away.”

― Alex Guarnaschelli

“At the crux of Half Dome, at the very top of the wall, imagine, like, a smooth wall of rock – a nearly vertical granite slap with tiny ripples for your hands and feet. And so you’re really trusting the rubber on your shoes to stick to these ripples.”

― Alex Honnold

“To act alongside a TV idol of mine, Peter Krause, was phenomenal. I watched him in ‘Six Feet Under,’ I watched him on ‘Dirty Sexy Money’ and I’ll carry on watching him, and I’ve been lucky enough to be a part of that world with him.”

― Alex Pettyfer

“My mum will ensure my feet stay firmly on the ground.”

― Alex Roe

“Before you rip off three feet of toilet paper, consider that each year 500,000 acres of virgin boreal forest in northern Alberta and Ontario are being clear-cut to make the stuff. These forests are home to some 500 First Nation communities, as well as caribou and bears, moose and wolves, and, in the summertime, billions of songbirds.”

― Alex Shoumatoff

“Quarterback play starts with your eyes and feet. Those have to be in the right place and have to be on time.”

― Alex Smith

“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

“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

“On game days, I’m pretty boring: I like to rest and watch TV with my legs up so I’m not on my feet too much before the match.”

― Ali Krieger

“The minute you step onstage, you get eight feet taller.”

― Alice Cooper

“I don’t have the best feet.”

― Alicia Vikander

“It gives me a lot of confidence to play with my feet, and I have to be focused for 90 minutes.”

― Alisson

“Yes, I’m working on playing with my feet, so I take risks.”

― Alisson

“I say I’m 5 feet 12 inches. I’m definitely 6 feet. In my heels, I’m 6 feet 3 inches.”

― Allison Janney

“Foot-binding is said to have been inspired by a tenth-century court dancer named Yao Niang who bound her feet into the shape of a new moon. She entranced Emperor Li Yu by dancing on her toes inside a six-foot golden lotus festooned with ribbons and precious stones.”

― Amanda Foreman

“I can’t imagine what it’s like to go through life without shoes to protect your feet, and yet millions of kids do it. That’s why TOMS is such an incredible company – it gives shoes to children who need them!”

― Amanda Hearst

“There is this idea of a perfect dance body – which I don’t have. I’m lucky that I’m not the exact opposite of the ideal, but I don’t have amazing feet, perfect hyperextension, or really flexible legs.”

― Amanda Schull

“I’ve been to so many dos and presentation dinners and TV shows. I’ve been among all the top stars – soap stars, people from music – it’s been brilliant. But I’ve kept my feet on the ground.”

― Amir Khan

“Growing up, I didn’t come from a musical family. Neither of my parents played an instrument, sang out loud, or listened to the radio with frequency. The record collection in the living room was only about 2 feet long – and that included 4 solid inches of Neil Diamond and Herb Alpert.”

― Amor Towles

“I have been a part of stage shows, but yes, I do get cold feet when I think that every move of mine will be under scrutiny!”

― Amruta Khanvilkar

“I’m really comfortable doing voice-overs, but it’s really fun to do animation. Those animation talents are hysterical. They’re so good, and they’re so amazingly quick on their feet.”

― Amy Hill

“The pedicure is beside the point – the rub is all I care about. And not just my feet, my calves and thighs. There is nothing better, except maybe a scalp massage.”

― Amy Landecker

“My character was obnoxious, had stinky feet and wore things like purple tights and a yellow top. I hated the clothes.”

― Andrea Barber

“Statistically after six months, if an Indigenous or non-Indigenous person has come off welfare, even long-term welfare, and has stuck in that’s job for six months, then they’ve really broken in their own psychology the welfare reliance mentality. They’re up on their own two feet.”

― Andrew Forrest

“Verbally, I’m quite fast on my feet. I could embarrass or anger most people if I wanted to.”

― Andrew Marr

“The United States lost the nuclear-powered submarine Thresher 100 miles east of Cape Cod in 1963, and the submarine Scorpion sank in 1968 in more than 10,000 feet of water 400 miles southwest of the Azores.”

― Andrew Rosenthal

“People will always be tempted to wipe their feet on anything with ‘welcome’ written on it.”

― Andy Partridge

“For the two hours I climb on stage, I become the schoolboy. But as soon as it is over, I get off stage and go home and get told to wipe my feet before I come in.”

― Angus Young

“A good record is one where I can tap my toes. I always say let your feet do the thinking.”

― Angus Young

“We’ve always been quite clear about how we want the songs to sound. If we can imagine the song being played at a party, and it gets people tapping their feet, then it’s in.”

― Angus Young

“As a judge, when I saw veterans in legal trouble, I created the state’s first veterans court to help them get treatment and get back on their feet.”

― Ann Callis

“I am just a Flemish girl with her feet on the ground.”

― Ann Demeulemeester

“I advise keeping four feet on the floor and all hands on deck.”

― Ann Landers

“If I had to compete against someone almost two feet taller than me, I wouldn’t want to play.”

― Anne Donovan

“I have perfected the art of putting my feet on my husband’s lap during awards ceremonies so he can rub them.”

― Annette Bening

“Because it flew without a pilot, the D-21 was designed to fly over territory where the U.S. was denied access and to take photographs of weapons facilities from altitudes as low as 1,500 feet. But the project was canceled on July 30, 1966, after a fatal accident at sea during the drone’s first official launch.”

― Annie Jacobsen

“I joined the army because I was a very self-sufficient young man. I always wanted to stand on my own two feet.”

― Ant Middleton

“His head was full of larceny, but his feet were honest.”

― Arthur Baer

“If a chick wants to know who makes my shoes, she’s got to take them off my feet and look inside.”

― ASAP Rocky

“On the ‘Revenge’ set, even if they’re not showing my feet, I’ll still wear my heels because it gets me in the feeling of Ashley Davenport.”

― Ashley Madekwe

“If I’m outside, I want something flat on my feet.”

― Ashley Madekwe

“I love to think on my feet, and I love to be able to feel from a close proximity how things are going.”

― Ashley McBryde

“It’s just determination, working hard, and keeping my feet on the ground in training and keep on proving people wrong.”

― Ashley Young

“My feet are firmly planted on the ground.”

― Asin

“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

“Memory, in widow’s weeds, with naked feet stands on a tombstone.”

― Aubrey de Vere

“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

“Moana is an incredible heroine. She’s strong… She’s got her two feet firmly planted. She’s definitely grounded.”

― Auli’i Cravalho

“Let’s pass the small business credit enhancement bill so small business can get back on its feet.”

― Austan Goolsbee

“Being able to play basketball at a high level, adjusting to the ball in the air, quick feet, quick hands and all that stuff definitely translates to playing tight end in the National Football League.”

― Austin Seferian-Jenkins

“I played basketball my whole life. It definitely helps. It translates to going up for rebounds and going up for balls in the end zone. Quick feet. It helps with getting in and out of your cuts. It definitely all translates to football.”

― Austin Seferian-Jenkins

“My husband really loves my feet.”

― Ayesha Curry

“Our experience is that it is not terribly difficult to do business in China. But the issue is, how much stability do you have in terms of what you negotiate up front and when you’ve got your feet and your investments on the ground.”

― Azim Premji

“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

“This industry can take you in and spit you out. It’s overwhelming. But I keep my feet on the ground, my Air Max on the gravel.”

― Barry Keoghan

“One day, you’re talking with Tom Hardy; the next day, you have Nicole Kidman kissing your feet. I never thought I’d be able to say that in my lifetime, Nicole Kidman kissing my feet. It’s mad.”

― Barry Keoghan

“Enclosed by a sand berm four miles around and 160 feet high, the Baghdad Nuclear Research Facility entombs what remains of reactors bombed by Israel in 1981 and the United States in 1991. It has stored industrial and medical wastes, along with spent reactor fuel.”

― Barton Gellman

“In soccer, female athletes across the world wear shoes that are not meant for us, our feet, or our game.”

― Becky Sauerbrunn

“The ideal gymnast would be between 4 feet 7 and 5-2. I wouldn’t be able to pinpoint an ideal height, however. It would be foolish to say that a gymnast above 5-2 could not be great.”

― Bela Karolyi

“Putting your feet in ice cold water? That’s not fun.”

― Ben Howland

“We never think that our mothers will die. It was like suddenly an abyss opened at my feet – I was standing on nothing. It was the strangest thing. Her passing away ripped the solidity out of the world.”

― Ben Okri

“I never went to acting school, so improv was my training. Just being quick on your feet helps in everyday life.”

― Ben Schwartz

“When you freefall for 7,000 feet it doesn’t feel like you’re falling: it feels like you’re floating, a bit like scuba diving.”

― Benedict Cumberbatch

“I’d like to be on the next ‘Six Feet Under,’ whatever that is.”

― Betsy Brandt

“What does it mean to have a mayor who has an organizing background? It means I have allies and partners on whom I can call for advice – and that are also holding my feet to the fire already.”

― Betsy Hodges

“I am the luckiest old broad on two feet if the truth were known. It’s – but it all goes back to ‘Mary Tyler Moore,’ ‘Golden Girls,’ all those – actors love to take the credit. We couldn’t do it without the writers.”

― Betty White

“I like to walk around with bare feet and I don’t like to comb my hair.”

― Beyonce Knowles

“There’s a lot of trainers in my career, between Terry Taylor and Arn Anderson, who’ve always told me to keep my damn feet on the ring mat, and there’s just that little kid in me – I may be 45, but there’s that little kid in me that, if I get a chance to do some flying, I’m gonna do it.”

― Big Show

“When I played the game, you played with your feet. And the game was about finesse. Movement.”

― Bill Bradley

“I always thought the objective of basketball was to get the maximum amount of movement to get the easiest shot, closest to the basket. With the three-point rule, the whole strategy changes, and you make a move and then throw it 30 feet out, where somebody takes a standing jump shot.”

― Bill Bradley

“I bashed myself. I cut myself. I caught on fire. I fell: I had been myopically focused on peeling garlic, and hadn’t noticed a bin of beef at my feet until I walked into it.”

― Bill Buford

“I think we can create an environment where America can kind of get back on its economic feet.”

― Bill Flores

“I told the umpires to walk back at least thirty-five feet from home plate. That reduced the arguements.”

― Bill Klem

“I can’t be funny if my feet don’t feel right.”

― Billy Crystal

“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

“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

“He wanted me to learn to stand on my own feet, and to make it impossible for me to thank him.”

― Bob Crosby

“Choreography is writing on your feet.”

― Bob Fosse

“I really respond to putting myself out of my own depth and finding my feet.”

― Bonnie Wright

“My family can tell you I’m not really a guy that likes roller coasters. I don’t like going on Ferris wheels. I’ve got a six-feet rule; I like my feet no more than five, six feet from the ground at all times.”

― Booger McFarland

“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

“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

“Monorail tracks are prefabricated and can be erected relatively quickly: Simply dig a hole every 120 feet or so, plop down a column, and lift the track into place. Because the systems operate above traffic, collisions with errant motorists are never an issue. The trains are automated, saving millions in labor costs in the long run.”

― Brendan I. Koerner

“The UN could help the Iraqi government get on its feet and help the United States withdraw a bit more.”

― Brent Scowcroft

“What do you remember about Jason Robinson? His feet. Not how improved he was under a high ball or his kicking skills. Everyone remembers those feet. He could go round you in a phone box.”

― Brian O’Driscoll

“I typically shoot underwater with my regular camera in an underwater housing, and then I usually have two big strobes that I use to light. But with whales, you’re not going to be able to really light a 45-foot subject. Your strobes are only effective for maybe five or six feet underwater.”

― Brian Skerry

“I like the piano – I’m always about 15 feet away from a piano.”

― Brian Wilson

“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

“You can have a knack for dancing, but you still have to practice till your feet are bleeding to be worthy of being in front of an audience.”

― Bronson Pinchot

“Perhaps the most difficult thing is shooting scenes set 6,000 feet up in the mountains of Mexico.”

― Bruce Beresford

“Actually, I think that ‘Seinfeld’ tackles the same kinds of issues as ‘Six Feet Under,’ just in a different way.”

― Bruce Eric Kaplan

“I’d say my best memory was climbing Mt. Fuji, and the worst memory was… trying to fit my feet into the free giveaway slippers at Japanese schools.”

― Bruce Feiler

“They do say, the smaller the feet, the better the dancer.”

― Bruce Forsyth

“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

“It’s taken me time to find my feet in L.A.”

― Caitlin Stasey

“I like my feet. I have a tattoo on my foot with my last name. They’re dancer feet. They’re pretty. My toes are proportioned nicely. And they’re strong – I can pinch people with my toes.”

― Caity Lotz

“My mates who are younger than me are all slagging me for it – saying I am so much older and my crow’s feet are showing.”

― Calum Scott

“I never eat in a restaurant that’s over a hundred feet off the ground and won’t stand still.”

― Calvin Trillin

“As a kid, I was so short, it was tough for me to keep up with the taller guys. I always had quick feet, but I just didn’t have any power, really, as a kid.”

― Carl Hagelin

“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

“I could never have dreamt of the kind of career I had, but I was always happy with the ball in my hands or at my feet.”

― Carles Puyol

“Just as we have two eyes and two feet, duality is part of life.”

― Carlos Santana

“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

“Oh, there’s a lot of breaks in our sport. Strained muscles, breaks, tears. I’ve seen teeth fly out before mouth guards were compulsory. Feet fractures are quite common, cheeks, faces, jaws, legs.”

― Carmen Marton

“I’ve got big feet, so filling someone else’s big shoes doesn’t scare me.”

― Caroline Rhea

“Pretty hard to sweep me off my feet. It would have to take someone very special. You never know. I guess when you least expect it, it’s going to come.”

― Caroline Wozniacki

“Shoes are a great invention. They keep us from stepping on nails. Your feet stay clean and warm and dry.”

― Carrie Brownstein

“I remember just praying, ‘Dear Lord, please let me grow to be at least 6 feet.’”

― Carson Wentz

“Keep your feet on the ground and keep reaching for the stars.”

― Casey Kasem

“Freshman year, I was 95 pounds and 4 feet 10 inches. So you can imagine what my football uniform looked like – my shoulder pads were bigger than my body!”

― Casper Smart

“I’m a great swimmer, probably due to the size of my feet.”

― Cat Deeley

“My feet are definitely more grounded than before. And I know that I’m not holding onto a dream. I’m holding onto my life.”

― Celine Dion

“The kind of wrestler that’s going to do well in a combat style event like MMA is one that can explode through – doesn’t need to spend time on the mat – hit his opponent, get him off his feet, and get on top quickly.”

― Chael Sonnen

“I know I will never wear sandals now anywhere. I got in a fight in the back of a grocery store when I was really young, like 14 or something. And I remember my feet were so torn up afterwards because I lost my sandals in the middle of the fight. My toenail was missing. It just sucked.”

― Channing Tatum

“My friends think it’s weird that I spray perfume on my feet.”

― Chantal Sutherland

“Working together, we can help Americans get back on their feet and make businesses more competitive to allow them to hire and expand again and revitalize our economy. It requires Republicans and Democrats working in a bipartisan way, though.”

― Charles Boustany

“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

“I do not like the human race. I don’t like their heads, I don’t like their faces, I don’t like their feet, I don’t like their conversations, I don’t like their hairdos, I don’t like their automobiles.”

― Charles Bukowski

“So many wells have been dug in Changzhou that its groundwater has been over-exploited, and the local ground level has sunk by two feet. The city has officially banned new wells and mandated the installation of pollution controls, but China’s endemic corruption ensures that neither measure has much meaning.”

― Charles C. Mann

“I had some great pitchers while in St. Louis. At first, they only ‘pitched’ the ball fifty feet. They had an allowance of six bases on balls, which was neutralized to some extent by four strikes. Later on, the ‘throw’ became a free-for-all, overhand, or any style the pitcher chose.”

― Charles Comiskey

“You have to be fast on your feet and adaptive or else a strategy is useless.”

― Charles de Gaulle

“I will go out of this world feet first with my Lib Dem membership card in my pocket.”

― Charles Kennedy

“To be absolutely alone for the first time in the cockpit of a plane hundreds of feet above the ground is an experience never to be forgotten.”

― Charles Lindbergh

“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

“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

“You’re 5 feet nothing, a hundred and nothing.”

― Charles S. Dutton

“In the early part of your career you are always compared with somebody until you can stand on your own two feet.”

― Charlie Hunnam

“Heights make my feet tingle; not sure if that is a phobia, but it isn’t the greatest feeling.”

― Charlie Rowe

“There is Rio in 2016, but it won’t be the same as going to London and hearing 24,000 people – nearly all British – cheering, stamping their feet, and screaming your name.”

― Charlotte Dujardin

“I admired shows like ‘Six Feet Under.’ That was an amazing show. Never boring, always inventive, smart. Loved the characters. Completely original. Those are shows that I admire.”

― Chris Carter

“It seems like the studios are either making giant blockbusters, or really super-small indies. And the mid-level films I grew up on, like ‘Back to the Future’ and all those John Hughes movies, the studios aren’t doing. It’s hard to get them on their feet.”

― Chris Evans

“I’m not getting within 20 feet of a married man ever again – not even talking to one!”

― Chris Evert

“There are a lot of similarities between dancing and wrestling. The costumes are the same, the spandex and all that, but you have to be light on your feet to do both, and you have to remember choreography.”

― Chris Jericho

“Well, there’s nothing better than putting your feet up on a Sunday afternoon and grabbing a good book.”

― Chris Klein

“If a wig is funny when it’s two feet tall, why not make it three feet tall? Or ten?”

― Chris March

“When you have the smaller guards – whether it be 6 feet, 6-2, 6-1, or under – they’re the most energetic, and they set the pace, whether it be shoot-around, practice, and in the game.”

― Chris Mullin

“More than anything, what we do as actors is to sit and watch, and I would never want to get so lost in the celebrity bubble I couldn’t do that because my feet no longer touch the ground.”

― Chris Pine

“The highest heels I do are six-inch heels – but mostly only dancers can wear them, since they are used to being on point in ballet shoes. Their feet are arched.”

― Christian Louboutin

“Funnily enough, the most difficult style to do is the plain pump because it needs to look good on a variety of feet.”

― Christian Louboutin

“At 18, I finally came into a relationship with a record label. My family got back on its feet. I was happy.”

― Christina Milian

“I like the way my own feet smell. I love to smell my sneakers when I take them off.”

― Christina Ricci

“I have the idea that running shoes are based on a kind of cult idea – that our feet are flawed and we need shoes to correct those flaws. The shoe companies are in the business of selling shoes. But there’s no evidence from running shoe manufacturers that they’re right. There’s no scientific data that running shoes reduce injury.”

― Christopher McDougall

“I have no intention of flattering people. I like wrinkles and crow’s feet and flaws, and somebody should know, if I’m going to photograph them, that’s going to show up, you know?”

― Chuck Close

“My feet always danced to Irish traditional music, but I was very glad to get out of the North of Ireland in the mid-Seventies when it was really closed and tight and relentlessly unforgiving.”

― Ciaran Hinds

“You can’t sweep other people off their feet, if you can’t be swept off your own.”

― Clarence Day

“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

“I’ve worn stilettos since I was 12, so I have abused my feet to the point of no return.”

― Cobie Smulders

“I can beat people on the feet; I can beat people on the ground. It doesn’t matter.”

― Colby Covington

“My husband says it is very good that I have very tiny feet, because they’re easier to get in my mouth.”

― Colleen McCullough

“If you play a tune and a person don’t tap their feet, don’t play the tune.”

― Count Basie

“I’m saying: to be continued, until we meet again. Meanwhile, keep on listening and tapping your feet.”

― Count Basie

“I don’t usually suggest going into something you cannot do, but sometimes you gotta jump in and land on your feet.”

― Coy Bowles

“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

“I have gotten into a lot of trouble in my life for being brutally honest. Sometimes I put both my feet in my mouth. But like Elton John, I’m still standing.”

― Cristina Saralegui

“My torso is short, but my arms are really long and gangly and my legs and my neck, and my feet and hands are really long, and I look like a duck.”

― Cyndi Lauper

“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

“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

“Ironically, the original Detroit Stock Exchange once sat less than a thousand feet from StockX headquarters here in downtown Detroit. It is only fitting that we are going to build the next iteration of the world’s most efficient market invention almost in the same spot.”

― Dan Gilbert

“I have severe claustrophobia, and I panic if I’m more than six feet above ground.”

― Daniel Espinosa

“I was reading newspaper front pages from the 1930s, and I was taken aback. I’m not naive about American history, but I was a bit knocked off my feet by things that used to be on the front pages of newspapers.”

― Daniel Woodrell

“Nobody put the camera on the background singers who were singing. It was on Stevie Wonder. It was on Elton John. It was on whoever was the lead singer out front. We were 20 feet from stardom.”

― Darlene Love

“Always, even with the U17s in Spain, U19s, we play from the back, and we try to improve on that a lot. So I always enjoy having the ball at my feet.”

― David de Gea

“I didn’t do anything spectacular when I won the Open in 2001. I hit the ball good, not great. I putted good, not great, but I think I missed maybe two putts inside eight feet all week.”

― David Duval

“We must not let ourselves be swept off our feet in horror at the danger of nuclear power. Nuclear power is not infinitely dangerous. It’s just dangerous, much as coal mines, petrol repositories, fossil-fuel burning and wind turbines are dangerous.”

― David J. C. MacKay

“People ask me how far I’ve come. And I tell them twelve feet: from the audience to the stage.”

― David Lee Roth

“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

“Not far from my apartment, within a stretch of no more than 500 feet, there are two doggie gyms where Gotham’s canines who aren’t getting enough exercise running through the city’s parks, or are neglecting their all-important doggie glutes and abs, can go for a workout. What can I say? This appalls me.”

― David Rakoff

“Ellis Island lies in New York Harbor 1,300 feet from Jersey City, New Jersey, and one mile from the tip of Manhattan. At the time of the first European settlement, it was mostly mud, sand, and oyster shells, which nearly disappeared at high tide.”

― David Souter

“Any mature, responsible adult doesn’t run around stomping their feet and screaming ‘I’m a mature, responsible, adult.’”

― Debby Ryan

“For me, shoe-wise, platforms give me the same height that I need, but they’re not as taxing on my feet.”

― Debby Ryan

“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

“Since becoming a global star, if I may say so, I feel six feet tall.”

― Deep Roy

“Thankfully, I’ve got great support around me to keep my feet on the floor.”

― Dele Alli

“I was a big fan of ‘Six Feet Under.’ So, I got a bootleg copy of the first four episodes on videotape, watched them and was instantly into it. During the first episode, I was like, ‘Eh.’ By the time I got to the second one, I couldn’t watch them fast enough. I got on the phone that night, called Time Warner cable and ordered HBO right then.”

― Denis O’Hare

“I was a fan of ‘Six Feet Under’ and was very sad when it ended, so I was not ready to switch my allegiance to another show. So I was like, ‘I’m not watching this ‘True Blood.’ Then a friend got a bootleg copy of the first four episodes, and by the third one, I was irrevocably hooked.”

― Denis O’Hare

“I had the blues because I had no shoes until upon the street, I met a man who had no feet.”

― Denis Waitley

“The Kwajalein waters are incredibly lucid: vision typically up to three hundred feet.”

― Dennis L. McKiernan

“My feet are like gnarled old tree branches.”

― Dennis Rodman

“Magic has both feet planted in cheap vaudeville and childish posturing; in dishonesty and therefore not in art.”

― Derren Brown

“Gorillas are the largest of the great apes. A mature male may be six feet tall and weigh 400 pounds or more; his enormous arms can span eight feet.”

― Dian Fossey

“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

“I’m not the guy with the enormous comedy nose or the big feet or the bad posture or the whatever; a physical comic has certain things.”

― Dick Cavett

“When I go through the airport and see white women walking through the airport barefooted, like athlete’s feet don’t exist, there’s something wrong.”

― Dick Gregory

“Almost everyone wears rubber on their feet these days, but there was a time when it was considered cheap. Luxury shoes had leather soles, which were rigid and heavy.”

― Diego Della Valle

“I was very young at Manchester United, and I feel that I was just starting to find my feet when I was sold and Rooney was brought in.”

― Diego Forlan

“Even as a kid, I’d kick a tennis ball against a wall with both feet for hours. That was one way to become two-footed.”

― Diego Forlan

“Ronaldo can score every type of goal. He can use both feet, his head, take free kicks, finish from close range or outside the box. He has everything.”

― Diego Forlan

“I seem to – knock on wood – land on my feet and work, but you can never get too comfortable, and that’s kind of a good thing.”

― Diego Klattenhoff

“Honestly, I sleep best wearing nothing. But with kids, I’ve learned to sleep with underwear very close by, if not wrapped around one of my feet, so I’m ready to go if something happens.”

― Dierks Bentley

“This is really bad to admit but, you know, when you put your name in Google to see how many credits it’s got by your name or something. So you put in ‘Dolly Wells’ and suddenly it goes ‘Dolly Wells Feet’ or something.”

― Dolly Wells

“It is better to die on your feet than to live on your knees.”

― Dolores Ibarruri

“Better to die on one’s feet than to live on one’s knees.”

― Dolores Ibarruri

“I’m still a really shy performer and can’t wear high heels and need to be with bare feet.”

― Domino Kirke

“With a tennis racket strapped tightly to her hiking pack, Martina Navratilova began her ascent of Mount Kilimanjaro. The tennis legend had visions of celebrating at the summit of Africa’s highest peak by hitting a couple balls to see how far they might fly in the thin air at 19,341 feet.”

― Don Yaeger

“I shall be well enough when I get to Kentucky or Alabama. The tonic I need is the tonic of opposition. That always sets me on my feet.”

― Dorothea Dix

“If my feet ever left the ground, my mother would soon put them back down.”

― Douglas Booth

“I’ve spent a lot of my teenage years working on sets. I’ve missed out on more than just playing rugby, but I think I’ve managed to keep my feet on the ground and keep my friends around me.”

― Douglas Booth

“I’m concerned about getting Iraq on its feet.”

― Douglas Feith

“I got hooked on immersive cinema when I worked on ‘2001,’ which was initially shown on these Cinerama screens, which were all 90 feet wide and deeply curved.”

― Douglas Trumbull

“It’s so crazy to meet people you’ve known about since you were many feet shorter than you are now.”

― Dove Cameron

“When I was in junior high, a foreign-history teacher started a theater class. So I got my feet wet there and through high school, so I was very fascinated with acting as a means of expression.”

― Dwight Yoakam

“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

“I don’t want to get burned when I’m cooking. To avoid getting hit when pan-frying, I stand far away and use chopsticks that are almost two feet long. I learned it from my mom, who does the same thing.”

― Eddie Huang

“Mike Leigh taught me about making choices – as an actor, you choose between being honest and clever, and with Mike, it’s always about being honest. I learned how to behave on a film set from Jim Broadbent. He was a great example of someone with a fantastic career who kept his feet on the ground.”

― Eddie Marsan

“I did a tandem parachute jump when I opened a golf course in Atlanta, Georgia. I jumped out of a plane at 15,000 feet to land on the first tee, and then I played a couple of holes with golfer Arnold Palmer. That was brilliant.”

― Eddie the Eagle

“The directors told me they were going to recruit good players with whom I could play decent football. Marko Marin, Oscar and me, we like to have the ball at our feet. Juan Mata likes the ball; so does Ramires.”

― Eden Hazard

“Weight training and working on being explosive helped me gain a few yards of pace. Even when I was small, I was stocky. Even if people pushed me, I managed to stay on my feet.”

― Eden Hazard

“I like the idea of sending my Aquazurra girls out with a lucky charm under their feet.”

― Edgardo Osorio

“My little dog – a heartbeat at my feet.”

― Edith Wharton

“If I go out in the open ocean environment, virtually anywhere in the world, and I drag a net from 3,000 feet to the surface, most of the animals – in fact, in many places, 80 to 90 percent of the animals that I bring up in that net – make light. This makes for some pretty spectacular light shows.”

― Edith Widder

“A lot of leftists think it is soccer’s fault that people don’t think, while most rightists are convinced that soccer is a proof that people think with their feet.”

― Eduardo Galeano

“The plateau of Mexico is 8,000 feet high, and that of Puebla 9,000 feet.”

― Edward Burnett Tylor

“We have extracted from the land from the moment we stood on two feet. We are working to supply the kinds of materials that are necessary for the lives we’ve built for ourselves.”

― Edward Burtynsky

“The Obama campaign was smarter, quicker on their feet than the Clinton camp.”

― Edward Klein

“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

“Judging the political climate in my state by walking around lefty Ann Arbor is like a polar bear judging global warming by staring at the ice cube beneath its feet.”

― Eileen Pollack

“Emancipation – what is meant by it? Simply that the slaves shall cease to be held as property and shall henceforth be held and treated as human beings. Simply, that we should take our feet from off their necks.”

― Elijah Parish Lovejoy

“I was, by divine grace, enabled to bring all my sins and all my sorrows and lay them at the feet of Jesus, and to receive the blessed assurance that He had accepted me, all sinful and polluted as I was.”

― Elijah Parish Lovejoy

“For me, as an actress, being a dancer has helped me. I’ve done it with my feet bloody.”

― Elizabeth Berkley

“The pigs stuck out their little feet and snored.”

― Elizabeth Bishop

“I chose biochemistry as my major and graduated after 4 years with an Honours degree in Biochemistry. During that time, I had come to love biochemistry research, although I was just getting my feet wet in laboratory research.”

― Elizabeth Blackburn

“Sometimes you get politicians who dig their feet into the sand and aren’t willing to listen to another voice.”

― Elizabeth Edwards

“Revising stuff lately, I was shocked to see how often my characters scratched their ankles, felt their feet, and touched their own ears.”

― Elizabeth McCracken

“I have huge hands and feet. I’m 5’6″ and wear a size 10 shoe.”

― Ellen Barkin

“Usually, I wear tennis shoes because my feet are flat, and it hurts to wear anything other than shoes that are cushiony.”

― Ellen DeGeneres

“I never expected to get the Tom Jones treatment and it amazes me that I do. Strangely it’s women who throw their underwear at me when I’m performing live. My male fans tend to be quite shy. My female fans are wild. I never know what to do with all the lingerie that lands at my feet. Maybe I should open a shop.”

― Ellie Goulding

“I’ve always been brought up to stand on my own two feet and not rely too heavily on everyone else around me.”

― Emilia Fox

“Here in London, you can go for picnics and have a barbecue; you can go to a park and wear bare feet, much like New Zealand. But there’s just so much buzz going on; you can be inspired by anything and everything. There’s always something to do. Always.”

― Emilia Wickstead

“It is better to die on your feet than to live on your knees.”

― Emiliano Zapata

“There is no doubt that directing television has helped hone my directing skills. What television teaches you is to be efficient and to think on your feet. You have to adhere to strict deadlines and budget constraints.”

― Emilio Estevez

“If I’m off the road, I get itchy feet. It’s my work, my job.”

― Engelbert Humperdinck

“I’m a walking, talking hypebeast, okay? Fresh Js on my feet every single week.”

― Enzo Amore

“Politically, Obama’s amazing streak of self-destructing opponents who have lain beneath his feet during his unlikely political career appears to be holding.”

― Eric Alterman

“I’m really good with fighting with my feet.”

― Eric Roberts

“Although there exist many thousand subjects for elegant conversation, there are persons who cannot meet a cripple without talking about feet.”

― Ernest Bramah

“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

“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

“I’m a very emotional writer. I always need to have a boyfriend. I always need to have some food. I always need to have a heater at my feet, and I drink this thing called Cool Brew, which I found in Louisiana. It’s like condensed coffee.”

― Ester Dean

“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

“I was all in gold sequins for Million Dollar Mermaid, 50 feet in the air.”

― Esther Williams

“A motorcycle coming down from 30 feet at 70 mph gives you a terrible jolt.”

― Evel Knievel

“When I’m running fast, I don’t feel anything, it’s effortless, it’s like my feet don’t even touch the ground, it’s like I’m flying.”

― Evelyn Ashford

“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

“Scouting teaches a boy to take care of himself and stand on his own two feet.”

― Ezra Taft Benson

“I’m 5′ 11″ as I proudly say – just so I don’t have to say six feet.”

― Famke Janssen

“If I fall, I’ll fall five feet four inches forward in the fight for freedom. I’m not backing off.”

― Fannie Lou Hamer

“I am an American, not by accident of birth but by choice. I voted with my feet and became an American because I love this country and think it is exceptional.”

― Fareed Zakaria

“My feet are always on the ground. My family and friends make sure I stay there.”

― Faye Marsay

“You have seen on TV how hard it is to go up 129,000 feet and how hard it is to come down.”

― Felix Baumgartner

“Friends are really important, especially when you’ve had the successes that I’ve had. I’ve gone really far in my career, so they’re the ones that keep you humble, keep your feet on the ground.”

― Ferran Adria

“I feel like the first record was really finding my feet, figuring out what music I wanted to make… Now that I’ve done that, I feel like I’ve got a much clearer idea of what I want to sound like and what I want to discover. It’s exciting.”

― Flume

“I think being a mother helps keep your feet on the ground. There’s very little dignity in parenthood. It’s a great leveller.”

― Frances O’Grady

“Over the years, I’ve tried to express myself through my feet, which have made everything simpler for me ever since I was a child.”

― Francesco Totti

“My goal is to put France back on its feet. I have to put this country back on its feet.”

― Francois Hollande

“My mission is to put France back on its feet. The priority is employment. Efforts have to be made, but those efforts must be made fairly.”

― Francois Hollande

“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

“I think the secret of my light, quick, foot strike is related to the fact that I have fragile feet.”

― Frank Shorter

“The best times I’ve ever had and the greatest lessons I’ve ever learned were when my feet were out over the edge of the line, and I was at risk of getting a little beat up, physically and emotionally.”

― Frankie Ballard

“To declaim freedom verses seems like a poem within a poem; freedom requires guns, it requires arms, but no feet.”

― Franz Grillparzer

“I just put my feet in the air and move them around.”

― Fred Astaire

“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

“I played Little League. I was a ‘pitcher.’ But we had a pitching machine, so I was just basically an ‘in-infield’ shortstop because all I got to do was field bloopers six feet from the plate. I couldn’t hit, so that was pretty much my entire job.”

― Freddie Prinze, Jr.

“Here’s another secret – I have really big feet. I’m a size ten, so every opportunity I get I buy myself shoes.”

― Freida Pinto

“Feet, what do I need you for when I have wings to fly?”

― Frida Kahlo

“I got my feet wet in a couple of shows. I did a cameo on my favorite show, ‘The Vampire Diaries.’ And I guest starred on a show called ‘Kickin’ It’ on Disney.”

― Gabby Douglas

“I had one of the most outdoorsy childhoods you could imagine. I basically lived in the woods until I was 13. My dad and I built a huge treehouse in our backyard in Chesterfield, about 30 feet in the air. And we’d vacation on an island in Michigan, where I hunted a deer that we ate.”

― Gabriel Basso

“When I have the ball at my feet, I’m in different world.”

― Gabriel Jesus

“In February 1991, I was rushed to the hospital in Los Angeles to have my feet amputated. Three years earlier, I had broken the national 100 meters hurdles record while a student at UCLA and was a favourite for the event at the 1988 Seoul Olympics.”

― Gail Devers

“One half-conscious thought was burned in my mind: stay on your feet.”

― Gene Tunney

“You can always land on your feet if you know where the ground is.”

― George Cukor

“Frank liked me because I went nuts on the piano using feet, head, whatever I could find to bang on the piano.”

― George Duke

“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

“What dinosaur traits are missing from an ostrich? The ostrich has a toothless beak, but there are mutations that cause teeth and claws to come back to their mouth and limbs. You need to replace the feathers with scales, but there are no feathers on their legs and feet, so you just need to make its whole body like its legs are.”

― George M. Church

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

― George Santayana

“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 Wallace

“Even the classics that we read to our young children are full of wolves’ fangs and burning ovens and bloody feet and ice shards piercing hearts. Even the New Testament climaxes with an act of unspeakable torture. Might as well just read to our kids from the Amnesty Annual Report and be done with it.”

― Geraldine Brooks

“I am a tall man, 6 feet and 1 1/4, and I am born in 1913; that’s all.”

― Gert Frobe

“When I was little, whenever I got out of the shower, I never wanted to touch the floor because once you touch the floor, your feet are dirty again. So in the shower, I used to put my socks on already without drying them off.”

― Gilbert Arenas

“I was the class podiatrist. I never made it to class clown. I wasn’t funny enough. I would examine feet and prescribe and ointment. It was a sad childhood.”

― Gilbert Gottfried

“The object of a New Year is not that we should have a new year. It is that we should have a new soul and a new nose; new feet, a new backbone, new ears, and new eyes. Unless a particular man made New Year resolutions, he would make no resolutions. Unless a man starts afresh about things, he will certainly do nothing effective.”

― Gilbert K. Chesterton

“Apparently, I have good feet for ballet.”

― Gillian Jacobs

“My poor, problematic feet don’t let me wear anything much over a three- or four-inch heel.”

― Gillian Jacobs

“The Territory has more than 200 trillion cubic feet of gas: potentially enough gas to power Australia for more than 200 years.”

― Gina Rinehart

“If I could choose, I’d be bare feet with animals all around me and living in a tree house. Like Tarzan and Jane, that’s my dream. I’m at my happiest around nature.”

― Gisele Bundchen

“I tried to stay with things until I thought they were on their feet and they learned to walk and talk.”

― Glen A. Larson

“I was one of the hardest-hitting conservatives on George W. Bush. Republicans didn’t like me on George W. Bush. Republicans still don’t like me on many things. If any Republican thinks I’ve been hard on Mitt Romney or Newt Gingrich or any of these guys, wait until Mitt Romney gets into office. I’ll hold his feet to the fire just as much.”

― Glenn Beck

“By and large, our political system has betrayed its promise to each new generation of Filipinos, not a few of whom are voting with their feet, going abroad and leaving that system behind.”

― Gloria Macapagal Arroyo

“Agrarian reform should not merely subdivide misery, it must raise living standards. Ownership raises the farmer from his, but productivity will keep him on his feet.”

― Gloria Macapagal Arroyo

“I never wanted fame, of all things, and I’m not just being cheeky. There are benefits that come with being famous, but there’s also confusion. It’s important to make sure your feet stay on the ground.”

― Grace Park

“For all the flack that we get for becoming successful, you get people who really respect how firmly planted our feet have been in Vermont.”

― Grace Potter

“I was a floor model at I. Magnin. I’m 5 feet 7, but my legs weren’t long enough to be a big-time model. From the knees up, everything is long, but from ankle to knee, if I was in proportion, I’d be 5 feet 9.”

― Grace Slick

“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

“Personally, I can handle criticism, especially when it is deserved, and it’s because my dad never, ever said ‘Well done’ to me. He did it on purpose so that I kept my feet on the ground.”

― Granit Xhaka

“I compliment Kramer perfectly. We both put in a lot of legwork, win many balls, and we’re comfortable with the ball at our feet. We also talk a lot both off and on the pitch.”

― Granit Xhaka

“I absolutely hated high school. As a freshman, I was 5 feet tall and weighed 95 pounds… When I got to high school, I had no social skills. Was I a nerd? More of a dork. Definitely not one of the popular kids.”

― Grant Show

“Like I would love to be a ladies man, but it’s like… uh, you’re seven feet tall, and you need to shave!”

― Greg Oden

“What did I do in high school? I grew from 5 feet 4 inches to 6 feet 2 inches.”

― Gregory Peck

“I get manicures and pedicures because I don’t want to be one of those guys with messed-up hands and feet.”

― Grigor Dimitrov

“Tennis players have the ugliest feet.”

― Grigor Dimitrov

“I bow at His Feet constantly, and pray to Him, the Guru, the True Guru, has shown me the Way.”

― Guru Nanak

“No matter what happens to us in life, we must get back on our feet and continue on the path.”

― Guy Lafleur

“Everyone has something that defines them, whether they’re wildly intelligent or whether they have really big feet.”

― Gwendoline Christie

“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

“Six feet three in her stocking feet, L’Wren Scott was every inch a great lady.”

― Hamish Bowles

“Those who serve as ministers can be compared to hands: reaching up, they take care of the head; reaching down, they take care of the feet.”

― Han Fei

“Programs like food stamps, unemployment insurance, Medicaid, and job retraining help Americans get back on their feet when they are down and out and laid off through no fault of their own.”

― Hank Johnson

“I’m at my most comfortable out on the pitch when I’m in front of goal with the ball at my feet. It’s about being used to certain situations, and with time, you will find, chances don’t get snatched at.”

― Harry Kane

“Part of George R.R. Martin’s brilliant storytelling is taking the carpet out from under your feet.”

― Harry Lloyd

“I try my best to keep my feet on the floor and stay humble and let my ability do the talking.”

― Harry Maguire

“I keep my feet on the ground, working every day and trying to do my best.”

― Hector Bellerin

“Mice are very difficult to do front on, but they have nicely human little hands and feet, and whiskers and tails are great for expressing emotion.”

― Helen Craig

“Men and women are like two feet; they can help each other get ahead.”

― Helen Fisher

“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

“My son complains about headaches. I tell him all the time, when you get out of bed, it’s feet first!”

― Henny Youngman

“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

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

― Henry David Thoreau

“If people don’t sit at Chaplin’s feet, he goes out and stands where they are sitting.”

― Herman J. Mankiewicz

“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

“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

“Without parents, you sort of lose the gravity that keeps your feet on the earth.”

― Howard Lutnick

“America’s leaders need to put their feet in the shoes of working Americans.”

― Howard Schultz

“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

“It’s an interesting but useless bit of information that every single character in ‘The Lord of the Rings’ and ‘The Hobbit’ wears a wig, and many of them wears a prosthetic – false ears, feet, hands. In my case, nose.”

― Ian Mckellen

“I can write with absolutely perfect penmanship with my feet. If I broke both my arms, I could still write a girl a love letter using just my toes.”

― Ian Somerhalder

“I used to find great difficulty in drawing feet.”

― Ida Rentoul Outhwaite

“When I lived in London when I did ‘Wicked’ there, everyone told me the audiences might be much more reserved, but I found it was completely the opposite. They jumped to their feet sooner, even more enthusiastically than the New York audiences did, and they were just as warm and as enthusiastic and supportive as New York.”

― Idina Menzel

“I’ve never turned to anybody for advice and counsel. Even when I was a very small child, I had to stand on my feet because of the circumstances of those times, and somehow, the circumstances have remained more or less the same. I have to take my own decisions.”

― Indira Gandhi

“We have to keep our feet on ground, stay humble, and collect all praise, well-wishes, and prayers because these will help us in future.”

― Inzamam-ul-Haq

“I’m 5 feet tall, and that’s on a good day.”

― Isabela Moner

“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

“I think commercials are something that everyone does to get out there and get a little bit of exposure, get their feet wet, and also pay the bills. So anytime you can be a part of a wonderful, fun commercial, that’s just a bonus.”

― Isaiah Mustafa

“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

“I’m not sure that the problem of violence in society can be put at the feet of the entertainment industry.”

― Ivana Milicevic

“I wouldn’t want to be someone’s roommate, that’s for sure. You can’t do certain things: you can’t leave the bathroom door open… you can’t put your feet on the couch, you can’t hide stuff in the couch.”

― J. B. Smoove

“When I was in fourth grade, a novelist came to talk to my English class. She told us that being an author meant sitting at the kitchen table in pajamas, drinking tea with the dogs at your feet.”

― J. Courtney Sullivan

“When I was 3, my parents strapped on a pair of Playskool plastic roller skates to my feet, and that’s where the story begins.”

― J. R. Celski

“In particular, I found praying very disturbing, like swimming with bricks tied to your feet. And yet I was drawn to it constantly.”

― Jack Dee

“Watch me, and I only really like the ball into feet. I don’t like running in behind so much.”

― Jack Grealish

“I would be a fool to put my feet down in a position where I can’t accommodate metamorphoses.”

― Jack Kemp

“My all-time low is 62 at Bel-Air, but it was in match play, and I had two putts given to me from four feet. I’m playing only about once or twice a month. Full-time job. Full-time father. Full-time blonde.”

― Jack Wagner

“I’m under five feet; I’m very small, 4’11 1/2.”

― Jacki Weaver

“During my younger days, I used to massage my mother’s feet every day and receive her blessings.”

― Jackie Shroff

“I was born with two left feet.”

― Jackie Shroff

“In L.A. summer’s blistering heat, I’ve seen many girls wearing short skirts with Ugg boots. I like the boots, and the short skirts, but I’ve always wondered, don’t their feet get hot?”

― Jackson Rathbone

“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

“Someday, I’m going to learn to knit with my feet.”

― Jacques Plante

“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

“I can score from 18 to 20 feet out, handle the ball, pass. I don’t consider myself an old-school center.”

― Jahlil Okafor

“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

“I’ve got a little arthritis that I have to deal with. I was 6 feet 7 when I started, and I’ve shrunk up a little bit. I’m probably 6-5 or so now. But up here at 82, I feel pretty good. I’m sticking in there.”

― James Arness

“I was told by my agent that a number of big stars won’t work with anyone two inches taller than them and most of them are under six feet, so you have to be prepared to have trouble.”

― James Cromwell

“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

“I painted the Astor-Victoria sign seven times, and it’s 395 feet wide and 58 feet high. I dropped a gallon of purple paint on Seventh Avenue and 47th Street from 15 stories up and didn’t kill anybody. I dropped a brush at Columbus Circle. It fell on a guy’s camel-hair coat.”

― James Rosenquist

“I find it a lot healthier for me to be someplace where I can go outside in my bare feet.”

― James Taylor

“In Arizona, we’re at 7,000 feet, so we’re above half of the world’s atmosphere. It’s crisp but hard, a side-raking light that can be revealing but doesn’t have the softness that maritime air has.”

― James Turrell

“I learned women never want to hear they have big feet. That’s no fun.”

― James Wolk

“Because I was writing verse, my instructor suggested I study Shakespeare. The Shakespeare teacher insisted you couldn’t understand the text without seeing it on its feet.”

― Jamey Sheridan

“I like to run and hike. I do some slack-lining, like balancing on the tightrope, which is really good for your entire body, but I’ve noticed a lot of benefits in my feet and ankles.”

― Jamie Anderson

“Tap dancing is all about the feet; you put your head down and don’t really engage with anything but the rhythm in your head.”

― Jamie Bell

“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

“I try to pride myself in having really quick feet and being able to set up and throw balls in time.”

― Jared Goff

“The vertigo is a difficult thing: it just comes and goes whenever it pleases. I wasn’t expecting it. I’ve had it before, and there have been years between stretches, and unfortunately it happened at the U.S. Open, and that knocked me off my feet.”

― Jason Day

“The stage and the live crowd taught me to think on my feet, to improvise.”

― Jason McCoy

“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

“I have to thank my mum for kicking me out at 16 and making me stand on my own two feet – that’s how I got here.”

― Jay Kay

“Distributers don’t need massive amounts of square feet to stock digital products. Retailers don’t need brick-and-mortar stores to sell them. The entire supply chain for these select items has been permanently dematerialized. The marketplace has been blown to bits.”

― Jay Samit

“I don’t have a brilliant body at all. I’ve got very broad shoulders. I’ve got very big feet. I’ve also got a very muscular neck.”

― Jaye Davidson

“The American woman is a charming creature. She is of a type most unusual and delightful… And their feet and ankles are the most perfect in the world.”

― Jean Patou

“Not only do the Americans not defend our films, they buy them up just for remakes. It is shameful to kneel at their feet.”

― Jean-Paul Belmondo

“Working in a gun store is hard on your feet and your back.”

― Jeanne Marie Laskas

“My way of viewing the talking filibuster was as a way of doing unanimous consent with your feet. You object by going down and talking.”

― Jeff Merkley

“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

“The Chinese use every spare bit of an animal: cow lungs, pig ears, chicken feet, duck blood.”

― Jennifer Lee

“Stretching his hand up to reach the stars, too often man forgets the flowers at his feet.”

― Jeremy Bentham

“But as soon as I joined ‘Six Feet Under’, I felt like I was finally doing something again that the fans really loved, and I could stop being afraid of ‘Clueless’ fans!”

― Jeremy Sisto

“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

“I have improved both feet for my passing game as well as in the vertical play into attack, whether that be low balls or longer balls.”

― Jerome Boateng

“Lincoln prevailed: wearing his green shawl in the White House and gripped with melancholy, his feet constantly cold, he preserved a nation that had begun to unravel, often holding it together with nothing more than the flat of his hand and his unfaltering sense of human worth.”

― Jerome Charyn

“Some days we may be more acutely conscious of our sinfulness and hence more aware of our need of His grace, but there is never a day when we can stand before Him on our own two feet of performance, when we are worthy enough to deserve His blessing.”

― Jerry Bridges

“But once we got them on its feet then they run themselves, unless there’s corrections you have to make.”

― Jerry Bruckheimer

“I was 5′ 10 when I was 14, skinny and flat, with huge feet, and I never had a boyfriend.”

― Jerry Hall

“I was once six feet tall, but at 85, I’m now five feet four.”

― Jerry Lewis

“In 2010, when the Lotus Sutra was made available to me by a private dealer, I was very fortunate to be able to have it. It is very long, 30 feet or something crazy like that. It has some 15,000 very small standard script characters that the artist Zhao Mengfu in the Yuan dynasty made when he was in his 60s.”

― Jerry Yang

“It’s through working with a lot of first-time directors that I realized that people learn on their feet. Everybody works on something for a different reason. Everybody has got something new to learn on these sets, and you don’t have to know everything, the second you start.”

― Jess Weixler

“I try to enjoy it as much as I can every time I play and get the fans off their feet and try to score some goals.”

― Jesse Lingard

“I used to have six left feet. Now I only have one and a half left feet.”

― Jesse McCartney

“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

“I’ve jumped out of an airplane 34 times. I’ve dove 212 feet under water. I’ve done a lot of things that defied death.”

― Jesse Ventura

“I carry a golf ball to put under my feet when they get tight, and a Thera-Band for general stretching.”

― Jessica Ennis-Hill

“I’m six feet tall. No one realizes that because on ‘The Daily Show’ I’m usually sitting.”

― Jessica Williams

“When you’re pregnant, make sure your husband rubs your feet – and your neck and your back and everything.”

― Jessie James Decker

“’Six Feet Under,’ for me, was college. Alan Ball and Alan Poul ran that show and really taught me what it meant to really run a show in a classic way.”

― Jill Soloway

“Something I’ve really been wanting to do, ever since ‘Six Feet Under’ ended, was create my own version of this idealized writer’s room as well as the ideal family.”

― Jill Soloway

“The first time that I saw people actually make the thing that I wrote was my first episode of ‘Six Feet Under.’ It was called ‘Back To The Garden.’”

― Jill Soloway

“I was 175 pounds at 13 years old and 5 feet tall.”

― Jillian Michaels

“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

“The first few weeks of joining Weight Watchers, you’re just finding your feet.”

― Jimmy Carr

“The climbs up the Hand of Fatima, which is 2,000 feet, and Naga Parbat, which is just over 15,000 feet, were spectacular. The Hand of Fatima and the Kaga Tondo, in Mali, is a personal favourite of mine.”

― Jimmy Chin

“You do wonder – when you are at 28,000 feet, the height that aeroplanes cruise at, when you are struggling to draw breath and every limb aches – why do I do this?”

― Jimmy Chin

“Most ankle strap shoes are seriously unattractive, cutting the line of the leg as well as cutting off the circulation! Try dancing in them – your feet will look like a pair of overdone hotdogs afterwards.”

― Joan Collins

“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

“I never go to the gym – I can’t be doing with it. But I run up and down the stairs, wash my feet in the basin to keep supple, and I don’t eat things that have a pulse.”

― Joanna Lumley

“Boys are easy. I mean, there are just a lot of bruises when they’re young. With boys, you get a lot of accidental jabs in the eye and stepping on your feet, and those tantrums they cause when they don’t want to leave the toy store.”

― Jodie Foster

“My dad used to have an expression – ‘It is the lucky person who gets up in the morning, puts both feet on the floor, knows what they are about to do, and thinks it still matters.’”

― Joe Biden

“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

“If I’m going to fly for more than twenty feet it’s generally a good idea to get a stunt guy.”

― Joe Flanigan

“I think people believe that I give an aura of someone who has both feet on the ground.”

― Joe Morton

“Learn the Constitution. Then when someone wants to be elected, hold their feet to the fire and make them follow it because that’s what we need to get back to. It works so well when we follow it.”

― Joe Wurzelbacher

“The sum total of all my stop-starts have made me less concerned about the future. I’m just aware now that I’ll always land on my feet somehow.”

― Joel Edgerton

“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

“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

“I think I’ve changed my business strategy every year since 2003. You have to be watching the horizon constantly. The rug has been pulled out from under our feet so many times.”

― John Allison

“Most birds are very stiff-necked, like the robin, and as they run or hop upon the ground, carry the head as if it were riveted to the body. Not so the oven-bird, or the other birds that walk, as the cow-bunting, or the quail, or the crow. They move the head forward with the movement of the feet.”

― John Burroughs

“I don’t mind doing scripted material. It’s actually kind of a relief, because improvising is a little bit like screenwriting on your feet.”

― John C. Reilly

“Our feet are planted in the real world, but we dance with angels and ghosts.”

― John Cameron Mitchell

“I’ve had surgery on my knee and both feet and my elbow.”

― John Daly

“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

“When I got cut from the National Football League, I had nowhere to go. I moved in with my parents until I got on my feet again.”

― John Layfield

“Instead of investing our resources in locking people up, let’s invest more of those resources in our fellow citizens so they don’t end up in the system to begin with. And if they do, they can get back on their feet.”

― John Legend

“The Martian atmosphere is very thin. It’s like our atmosphere at 100,000 feet.”

― John M. Grunsfeld

“I never knew you were supposed to push off of your feet when you walked. And I tried it, and I walked much faster.”

― John Mulaney

“Terrorists are not 100 feet tall. Nor do they deserve the abject fear they seek to instill.”

― John O. Brennan

“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

“Jazz will endure just as long people hear it through their feet instead of their brains.”

― John Philip Sousa

“Just think about it: in every shop in the reading world since 1956, there has been two feet of book-space devoted to Tolkien.”

― John Rhys-Davies

“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

“In the first gospel, Mark, the risen Christ appears physically to no one, but by the time we come to the last gospel, John, Thomas is invited to feel the nail prints in Christ’s hands and feet and the spear wound in his side.”

― John Shelby Spong

“Four hoarse blasts of a ship’s whistle still raise the hair on my neck and set my feet to tapping.”

― John Steinbeck

“Golf’s ultimate moral instruction directs us to find within ourselves a pivotal center of enjoyment: relax into a rhythm that fits the hills and swales, and play the shot at hand – not the last one, or the next one, but the one at your feet, in the poison ivy, where you put it.”

― John Updike

“All the screen cowboys behaved like real gentlemen. They didn’t drink, they didn’t smoke. When they knocked the bad guy down, they always stood with their fists up, waiting for the heavy to get back on his feet. I decided I was going to drag the bad guy to his feet and keep hitting him.”

― John Wayne

“Everyone knows Mike Portnoy’s reputation. He’s a great drummer, and he helped us out in a great time of need. He really helped us get back underneath our feet and continue this band.”

― Johnny Christ

“Certain films should only be watched at 40,000 feet. Like, certain comedies and certain, uh, emotionally charged movies.”

― Johnny Flynn

“You were about five feet short of a ten feet jump?”

― Johnny Knoxville

“I remember, when I won at Tucson by nine shots in 1975, I would say the average iron shot I hit that week was no more than two feet off line. It was unbelievable.”

― Johnny Miller

“I usually write in my underwear, with a space heater running full blast, and three dogs sleeping at me feet.”

― Jonathan Evison

“The stoical scheme of supplying our wants by lopping off our desires, is like cutting off our feet when we want shoes.”

― Jonathan Swift

“Peter Mayhew had unique physical attributes. I don’t have those. I mean, I’m just a regular guy who happens to be seven feet. Peter had huge hands, and his physical being created Chewbacca. I’m just trying to make sure Chewbacca stays on screen for more movies.”

― Joonas Suotamo

“The quality of goalkeepers is very good in the Premier League – and you have to be good at using your feet.”

― Jordan Pickford

“What I’ll say is that Cuban-Americans don’t have to deal with the same immigration issues as other nationalities because of the ‘wet feet, dry feet’ policy. For Cubans, one year after you touch United States territory, you can become a legal resident.”

― Jorge Ramos

“I like to stay on my feet and exchange.”

― Jose Aldo

“You win a championship, and you feel 7 feet tall.”

― Jose Altuve

“One who has imagination without learning has wings without feet.”

― Joseph Joubert

“He who has imagination without learning has wings but no feet.”

― Joseph Joubert

“We are a democracy, and there is only one way to get a democracy on its feet in the matter of its individual, its social, its municipal, its State, its national conduct, and that is by keeping the public informed about what is going on.”

― Joseph Pulitzer

“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

“The key to my accuracy is making sure my feet are set right and trying to have a more polished throwing motion, a more polished stroke, you can say. When my feet are right, my hips are allowed to open a little better, which is kind of where your accuracy comes from.”

― Josh Allen

“I don’t think I have accuracy problems. I do think when my feet aren’t set, I deliver a different type of ball.”

― Josh Allen

“I like to keep my feet on the sidewalk.”

― Josh Homme

“I am not the paraplegic seated permanently in his chair or the able-bodied person on her feet. Identity for a hemiplegic is a shifty thing.”

― Joshua Prager

“My mother is a tall woman – as is everyone in my family. At her prime, she stood 5 feet 9 inches, which is quite unusual for a woman born in 1922.”

― Judy Gold

“Remember the phrase – ‘Act your age, not your shoe size?’ That didn’t apply to me, as they were the same until the age of 12 when my feet stopped growing.”

― Judy Gold

“A beautiful line of verse has twelve feet, and two wings.”

― Jules Renard

“Winter sports aren’t my thing. You can have your boards and blades and your glacier-gripping cleats: My feet prefer to negotiate the ground on a pair of dependable soles.”

― Julia Glass

“It’s tough to run fast and jump off roofs when your feet are freezing off!”

― Juliana Harkavy

“I’m never sure one is exactly ready. You jump in, with both feet, into a very big fish pond.”

― Julie Andrews

“I had a lot of learning on my feet.”

― Julie Andrews

“I have never been worried about the future. I will always be able to drive my own feet.”

― Kabir Bedi

“I find it very hard to dance. I have 2 left feet.”

― Kalki Koechlin

“If you want to be loved, keep your head on your shoulders and feet on the ground. There is nothing wrong in that. I do the same, and others should also follow this motto.”

― Karan Patel

“That’s what tournament football’s all about. It’s about finding your feet in the first game, finding what works, and gaining confidence.”

― Karen Bardsley

“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

“When I first got back from the war, I said, ‘I’m gonna write the Great American Novel about the Vietnam War.’ So I sat down and wrote 1,700 pages of sheer psychotherapy drivel. It was first person, and there would be pages about wet socks and cold feet.”

― Karl Marlantes

“My entire high school career – my entire school career – I’ve been like three feet taller than everyone in my grade.”

― Karlie Kloss

“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

“I’ve experienced a lot of successes. I’ve experienced a lot of failures. I’ve been able to get back up on my feet and keep going.”

― Karyn Kusama

“I never had a serious injury that kept me out of a big competition. Now everyone has injuries – to their feet or their knees or their backs.”

― Katarina Witt

“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

“Recent studies have shown that our creativity is increased by 60% when we’re walking. I encourage my workshop participants to write at their desks but think on their feet.”

― Kate Klise

“I love the Wendy Syred boutique in Taunton. She has fantastic off-the-wall stuff, such as Vivienne Westwood. And I always have huge success in Omah Shoes, which is also in Taunton. I’ve got such small feet – three and a half – but I always find my size there.”

― Kate O’Mara

“I have bad feet and I have weak ankles.”

― Katherine Heigl

“I work in a small study on the top floor of a brownstone in Brooklyn – it’s about 75 square feet, 11 taken up by book shelves along one wall.”

― Kathryn Harrison

“It’s not an understatement to say that I owe everything as an actor to ‘Merlin.’ It was pretty much my first job, and I didn’t know what I was doing for many years on it. It wasn’t until the third and fourth series – the fourth series especially – that I really found my feet with the character, and as an actress.”

― Katie McGrath

“I am six feet tall. I am not supposed to be afraid.”

― Keith Miller

“If you’re going to kick authority in the teeth, you might as well use both feet.”

― Keith Richards

“I’ve always been entranced when it came to musical comedy; it’s probably my favorite thing. It’s a real true American form, and it’s big, like Shakespeare big, when it’s right. It’s loud, and it’s big: you have to be ready vocally and physically. It can bring people to their feet and can be as thrilling as a circus.”

― Ken Howard

“Fracking opens up vast tracts of the U.S. to exploitation by gas drillers. There’s enough energy under our feet to last us for decades, maybe centuries.”

― Kenneth Fisher

“My father, to me, was 10 feet tall.”

― Kenneth Frazier

“I’m not from that world where you get on your feet and somebody gives you a suggestion and you improv your way through things.”

― Kevin Dunn

“Because I’m small, I’ve been called things from ‘Happy Feet’ to ‘Little Face.’”

― Kevin Hart

“In professional wrestling, I think that they want you to be bigger than life. It’s almost like an over-acting type thing – whereas on the big screen, you’re 35 feet and they’ve got a close-up of you to put it on the screen in the movie house. At 35 feet, it’s more subtlety than the overboard drama that we do in pro wrestling.”

― Kevin Nash

“Everyone expects me to be 9 feet tall and weigh 200 pounds when they meet me.”

― Khloe Kardashian

“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

“I’m five feet tall – I’m very petite – so for me, if I’m wearing a skirt or dress, it needs to be short, or else it makes me look frumpy. I need to wear either something really short or a maxi dress; anything in between just looks weird.”

― Kourtney Kardashian

“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

“Runners, by nature, are intentional people and normally pretty light on our feet.”

― Kristin Armstrong

“My family and my girlfriend keep my feet on the ground.”

― Krzysztof Piatek

“A lot of guys can shoot two, three, four, five, six, seven, 10 feet behind the 3-point line. A lot of people can do it. It’s just, when is it going to be considered a good shot? When are coaches going to encourage you to shoot that shot?”

― Kyle Korver

“Being in the weight room has helped me. Defensively, it helps because I’m not getting backed down easily. My legs are stronger, so I can move my feet better.”

― Kyle Kuzma

“When I joined the Lakers and moved to L.A., I started getting more serious about collecting sneakers and dressing from the feet up.”

― Kyle Kuzma

“Anytime I fly anywhere, I think… well, this could be it. I try so hard not to think like that, but I just can’t get my head around the concept that this gigantic piece of machinery is 35,000 feet in the air, and I’m sitting in it.”

― Kyle Richards

“I’m going to repay my mum so much because she has kept my feet on the ground.”

― Kyle Walker

“I was a commercial girl. In drama school, I was a mediocre model occasionally to pick up some extra cash, and because clearly I’m not six feet tall, and I had baby weight, I would mainly just would do promotional stuff.”

― Lake Bell

“After college, I went into the NBC Page Program. It’s one of those great programs that allows kids to get their feet wet in every area of the business.”

― Lara Spencer

“It’s possible to look really cute and still be comfortable. You don’t have to kill your feet to have a fashionable look.”

― Laura Marano

“On ‘Six Feet Under,’ I never really had much to do with the actual business, with the embalming stuff. That wasn’t really my role.”

― Lauren Ambrose

“I tell everyone that I’m 5 feet-1 inch tall, but I think I’m technically 5 feet. My mom says she’s 4 feet 11 inches, and I’m barely taller than her.”

― Laurie Hernandez

“No matter how many times you’ve done it, the early stages of getting a show up on its feet is very hit and miss. There seem to be thousands of options on every page to discover.”

― Laurie Metcalf

“My mom had five kids. And she came home after working three jobs, and I’d rub her feet. We’d all rub her feet. We were lucky to get any time with her.”

― Lee Daniels

“I defected to South Korea in search of freedom of speech and movement. I had longed to put my feet on this soil, even in my dreams.”

― Lee Hyeon-seo

“When the Korean economy was just trying to get back on its feet after the war, having parks was a luxury.”

― Lee Myung-bak

“You can compare me with Greta Garbo. I have big feet, too.”

― Lee Remick

“My feet are giving out on me. But I have a wheelchair that folds out on my tour bus. I’ve also got this little tricycle, so if I want to go someplace, I get those out.”

― Leon Russell

“When things get really bad, just raise your glass and stamp your feet and do a little jig. That’s about all you can do.”

― Leonard Cohen

“It has been difficult to hold onto many paintings but I have retained a few. Possibly the current favorite is titled ‘Big Band’ completed in 2005. It measures 13 feet x 9 feet. It has 18 nearly life size recognizable portraits of the biggest jazz stars that I knew and saw perform in the 1950s, ’60s, ’70s, ’80s and includes Wynton Marsalis.”

― LeRoy Neiman

“I’ve been six feet tall since the sixth grade.”

― Leslie Jones

“I like getting my feet massaged; I’ll get whoever’s closest to do it.”

― Liam Hemsworth

“Thompson is a typical American: wide feet, good jab; he’ll try to have a fight.”

― Liam Smith

“Why isn’t there a special name for the tops of your feet?”

― Lily Tomlin

“The musicals that leave us kind of staggering on our feet are the ones that really reach for a lot.”

― Lin-Manuel Miranda

“Once you know how completely and suddenly the earth can open up at your feet and the worst can happen, it also, paradoxically, leaves you more afraid of everything else.”

― Linda Colley

“My feet are not a good part of my body. They definitely have suffered for my art. They’re, like, all bunions and blisters.”

― Lindy Booth

“Any middle-aged woman knows that our feet are not for the faint of heart, especially in midwinter. I wear clogs, so it’s actually like my feet are wooden now.”

― Lisa Scottoline

“And one of the interesting things about bound feet is that they never age.”

― Lisa See

“I’m a preacher’s kid, I’m big-boned, I have giant feet, and I’ve always been able to run fast, and so I had this sense of, ‘I can’t fail. I’m invincible. I’m made of green juice and concrete; nothing’s gonna happen to me.’”

― Lizz Wright

“Raheem Sterling is a danger to every defence because of his pace and technique. If you let him go one against one, you are in trouble. He has that speed with the ball at his feet to make a difference.”

― Lothar Matthaus

“We all want to be carried away to a whole other world and have romantic tendencies about escaping to an exotic place and being swept off our feet.”

― Lotte Verbeek

“I’m at 23 feet, diving into 17 feet of water. I’m over 400 pounds. Who doesn’t want to see that? I do. I’m always shocked that I can do it.”

― Louie Anderson

“A king should die on his feet.”

― Louis XVIII of France

“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

“Few parents are aware of the difficulties that beset the minds of the little philosophers and theologians who sit upon their knees or play at their feet; and many a parent could not comprehend the disturbance, if he were aware of it.”

― Lucy Larcom

“I’ve worked my butt off. That keeps my feet on the ground – I’m the same Luis Fonsi onstage and at home cooking an omelette in basketball shorts.”

― Luis Fonsi

“It’s really odd to be up close to an icon like Bruce Willis. You’re used to seeing him on a screen, 50 feet tall. To think, ‘Hmm, I’m taller than you are’ is just weird.”

― Luke Grimes

“I just don’t see where Chris Weidman is going to threaten me. He’s a tough guy, but I’m better on my feet, better on the ground. He’s not going to threaten me with his wrestling.”

― Luke Rockhold

“I’m very confident on my feet.”

― Luke Rockhold

“If you think, ‘I’m jumping out of a plane at 30,000 feet!’ you’re not going to do it. But if you just jump out, then you’ll have an interesting ride.”

― Luke Treadaway

“I was very skilled at football at a young age in Egypt. I never played with a real ball. We used rolled-up socks or a balloon with a towel ducktaped to it, and we played on concrete in bare feet.”

― Luol Deng

“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

“It keeps my feet on the ground just making sure that I’m always trying to learn something new or trying to be a real guitar player.”

― Lzzy Hale

“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

“My hands, my feet, I throw my whole body to say all that is within me.”

― Mahalia Jackson

“’Smart’, in American usage, is slicker and sharper than ‘intelligent’; faster off the mark and quicker on its feet than deep thought.”

― Mal Peet

“My shoes are special shoes for discerning feet.”

― Manolo Blahnik

“I do think one should have clean feet.”

― Manolo Blahnik

“We want the city back on its feet. We want to have jobs for the city.”

― Manuel Moroun

“I began to play with both feet very early. So it is normal that I can play well with each of them.”

― Marc-Andre ter Stegen

“It is very important to be able to play with your feet, and deal with one-on-ones.”

― Marc-Andre ter Stegen

“I always wanted to play with both feet, so today I’m happy I trained it so often.”

― Marc-Andre ter Stegen

“Everything is always on the table. I think it’s one of the things that’s made ‘Arrow’ special. But we also all collectively feel like ‘The Flash’ needs to stand on its own two feet, now that it’s gotten its launch from ‘Arrow.’”

― Marc Guggenheim

“The 2012 superstorm known as Hurricane Sandy wreaked havoc beyond the Eastern Seaboard and reached Northeast Ohio as well, with heavy rain, wind gusts of nearly 70 miles per hour and waves on Lake Erie reaching 15 to 18 feet.”

― Marcia Fudge

“I’m not interested in cutting the feet off my characters or stretching them to make them fit my certain political view.”

― Margaret Atwood

“The fact is, after a certain age, high heels can feel as painful as someone sticking hot pins into the soles of your feet.”

― Marie Helvin

“It’s better I keep my mouth shut. Let my feet do the talking.”

― Marko Arnautovic

“Books that distribute things… with as daring a freedom as we use in dreams, put us on our feet again.”

― Marsilio Ficino

“You are running to seek your friend. Let your feet run, but your mind need not.”

― Marsilio Ficino

“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

“I think it’s also safe to say genre TV and movies were a big influence – the first stories I ever tried to write were Godzilla fan fiction when I was in elementary school, complete with elaborate maps of Monster Island made with multiple sheets of typing paper and nearly six feet wide. I kind of wish I still had those.”

― Martha Wells

“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

“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

“I try to start drinking water as soon as my feet hit the floor in the morning.”

― Mary Kay Andrews

“I had to go. A spirit in my feet said ‘Go’, and I went.”

― Mathew Brady

“I’ve had my feet on the ground since I was very young. I was brought up like that. I’m going to stay myself.”

― Matteo Guendouzi

“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

“He whose head is in heaven need not fear to put his feet into the grave.”

― Matthew Henry

“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

“Any survival guide will tell you, don’t buy a pair of combat boots before any disaster. They’ll tear your feet up. Or water – don’t bring water with you because it’ll tire you out and you’ll lose too much fluid. Bring a water pump.”

― Max Brooks

“You got to keep your feet on the ground, and it is what it is.”

― Max Holloway

“I’m here in the present, and I want to make sure I don’t stumble on my own feet.”

― Max Holloway

“We are Jesus Christ’s; we belong to him. But even more, we are increasingly him. He moves in and commandeers our hands and feet, requisitions our minds and tongues. We sense his rearranging: debris into the divine, pig’s ear into silk purse. He repurposes bad decisions and squalid choices. Little by little, a new image emerges.”

― Max Lucado

“Bare feet on the grass comfort the spirit and connect the body to the earth all at once!”

― Maximillian Degenerez

“I wasn’t a pretty girl. I was six feet tall at 15, you know.”

― Maya Angelou

“Just ask anybody who is getting old – everything starts hurting. For me, it’s my shoulders, thumbs, knees and feet.”

― Meat Loaf

“My feet are my foundation, and they should always feel good!”

― Megan Hilty

“Eurovision’ lifts you off your feet – and, by that, I mean the absolute joy, total insanity and madness of the whole thing.”

― Mel Giedroyc

“I want to let my feet speak.”

― Memphis Depay

“Very often, you did something slow with your arm, for example, and something rapid with your feet – but the arm had to do something large against this – and this set up a kind of opposition.”

― Merce Cunningham

“I had some surgery on my feet, which has helped my back some.”

― Merle Haggard

“America is the greatest country on Earth – and when people vote with their feet, they come here.”

― Michael Bloomberg

“As a cameraman, I was paid to stand within a few feet of Yehudi Menuhin performing. I saw Rudolph Nureyev dancing. I couldn’t believe I was being paid for that.”

― Michael Bond

“My father works for Xerox and fixes those gigantic copy machines that are about 10 feet wide.”

― Michael Cera

“I didn’t have the ability to blow people off the court, so I needed my legs, my preparation and the ability to think on my feet.”

― Michael Chang

“Cancer didn’t bring me to my knees, it brought me to my feet.”

― Michael Douglas

“You have to have your wits about you and think quickly on your feet.”

― Michael East

“I really want to do a ‘True Blood-Six Feet Under’ comic book crossover.”

― Michael McMillian

“For my very first movie, ‘Roger and Me,’ I made it as part of my deal with Warner Brothers that the four people that were evicted in that film, that Warner Brothers would house – would pay their mortgage or their rent for the next two years to give them a chance to get on their feet.”

― Michael Moore

“I have a rule: I want the pilot flying me up in the air at 30,000 feet to make more than a guy working at Taco Bell.”

― Michael Moore

“To act for a living is a gift, and understanding you’re a lucky bloke keeps your feet on the ground.”

― Michael Socha

“The Maldives, a string of islands off the coast of India whose highest point above sea level is eight feet, may be the first nation to drown. In Alaska, entire towns have begun to shift in the loosening permafrost.”

― Michael Specter

“I really wanted to be on Six Feet Under as a corpse. That would be hysterical.”

― Michael Stipe

“Our veterans who fall on hard times and find themselves without a home deserve more than just handwringing or kind words. They deserve real help that gets them back on their feet.”

― Michelle Obama

“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

“I love creating. I love being with creative people who can think quickly on their feet.”

― Michelle Visage

“There’s something about us as stand-ups that when we’re on our feet, we feel more in control of the situation and in control of our bodies and our delivery.”

― Michelle Wolf

“As great a spectacle as WrestleMania is, there’s something to be said for seeing a guy you like telling stories from the heart from 20 feet away.”

― Mick Foley

“I’m 5 feet 3, but I was 6 feet 4 when I married Ava.”

― Mickey Rooney

“If I dream that I’m directing, it’s not a film, it’s like a commercial for cotton candy, and I’ve got four feet of cotton candy all around me that I’ve got to break through, like a brick wall or a fortress.”

― Mike Birbiglia

“Forty-two thousand people is an attractive target for people who want to hurt us. And a ballpark that’s about 6 feet, at one point, from the street is as big a target as any we can imagine.”

― Mike Quigley

“You’ve got to pay the bills, and you want to get your foot in. The great shows usually aren’t going to look for somebody completely untested, so you have to kind of get your feet wet doing other shows.”

― Mike Scully

“I like to watch teams who play well, ball on the floor, ball to feet, playing well as a collective.”

― Miralem Pjanic

“I’m really tall – almost six feet – and my features tend to be extreme, especially on TV.”

― Missi Pyle

“I do Dance Dance Revolution. I’m not as good as the little kids that come in the arcade. Their little feet go crazy fast. I’m not that fast, but I’m good on it!”

― Missy Elliott

“Nobody in Africa loves to be a beggar or a recipient of aid. Everywhere I go in Africa, people say, ‘When are we going to stand up on our feet?’”

― Mo Ibrahim

“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

“I’ll continue on the path I’ve been taking, feet on the ground, describing people’s lives, describing people’s emotions, writing from the standpoint of the ordinary people.”

― Mo Yan

“The United Nations is a place for prostitution under the feet of Americans.”

― Mohammed Saeed al-Sahaf

“We had an incredible experience on ’20 Feet.’”

― Morgan Neville

“I have no desire to put my feet up. Why would I?”

― Morley Safer

“I don’t like to stand there and wait until the ball comes to my feet. I like to take the ball and run with it.”

― Mousa Dembele

“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

“I never forget my old days and I never fly too high I have my feet fixed firmly on the ground!”

― Natasha Henstridge

“My feet are firmly planted in my political ideology. To me, it’s being authentic in every area, and that includes politics.”

― Natasha Rothwell

“I don’t like one-foot jumpers like LeBron James. It looks better jumping off two feet. Every time Michael Jordan jumped off two feet, it looked so much better.”

― Nate Robinson

“Some hotels are trying to dig their feet in and trying to say that Airbnb shouldn’t exist – that ‘illegal hotels’ shouldn’t exist. And, of course, illegal hotels shouldn’t exist. But when they say illegal hotels, sometimes they mean anything that’s not a hotel.”

― Nathan Blecharczyk

“Appellate advocacy, particularly at the Supreme Court, is really intimate. I mean, you’re just a few feet away from the Chief Justice. You know, if you’re sweating, they see you.”

― Neal Katyal

“The problem is not scientifically illiterate kids; it is scientifically illiterate adults. Kids are born curious about the natural world. They are always turning over rocks, jumping with two feet into mud puddles and playing with the tablecloth and fine china.”

― Neil deGrasse Tyson

“Quite often, we’re swamped with friends. My house is known as Hotel Morrissey, which is quite handy whenever I need dog-sitters for Tiggy. She’s my tiny little rescue dog, the size of both of my feet put together.”

― Neil Morrissey

“Byron Saxton is creepy. He has a relationship between me and him going on in his head. I’m not included in this personally – like, I am, but I’m not. He has a weird fetish with my feet: he loves to call me different kinds of names, like ‘Samoan Sweetcake’ and ‘Twinkle Toes.’ It goes on from there.”

― Nia Jax

“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

“To do this walk, I believe it’s around 2,000 feet, to go from the U.S. to Canada. I would train walking a wire almost 8,000 feet, to overtrain for this.”

― Nik Wallenda

“When we started training with WWE, coaches were impressed and asked if we had had boxing training. I said no, it was all soccer. As a defender, I had to learn to stay on my feet, track backwards, and I feel all the movement I do in the ring was helped by my soccer background.”

― Nikki Bella

“There’s actually a thing called Wikifeet that’s the Wikipedia of celebrity girls’ feet.”

― Nikki Glaser

“Nothing is nearer to us than heaven. The earth is beneath our feet, and we tread upon it, but heaven is within us.”

― Nikos Kazantzakis

“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

“I went through a lot of feelings of self-doubt and loss of self-esteem. I was particularly vulnerable after having my son. It was rough getting back on my feet in the business.”

― Nina Tassler

“People step on my feet, and I say I’m sorry.”

― Nina Tassler

“Exactly the same with dancing, you can’t dance until you’ve learnt steps, the things your feet can do.”

― Ninette de Valois

“If God had to give a woman wrinkles, He might at least have put them on the soles of her feet.”

― Ninon de L’Enclos

“One of my feet is a whole size longer than the other. One is size ten, the other is size eleven.”

― Nnedi Okorafor

“There is a difference between movie actors and TV acting, especially with movie stars, which is they know their face is 20 feet high on the screen. They know they don’t have to do much.”

― Noah Hawley

“I’m used to people being a mile away. That suits me. It’s more nerve-wracking playing in front of people who are two feet away from me.”

― Noel Gallagher

“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

“I hate sitting around a table and talking about what a play might mean. I’m the person who’s always like, ‘Can we get up on our feet and just do it?’”

― Norbert Leo Butz

“Where we love is home – home that our feet may leave, but not our hearts.”

― Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.

“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, Sr.

“I couldn’t get any of the ingenue roles when younger because at 5 feet 9 inches with a deep voice I was always too… genue. My career has completely happened since I was 29.”

― Olivia Williams

“Due to broken windows policing, the following interactions can lead to tickets, arrests and summonses, warrants if tickets go unpaid and, in some cases, violence: jaywalking, sleeping on a park bench, spitting, putting your feet up on the subway, and more.”

― Opal Tometi

“I still have my feet on the ground, I just wear better shoes.”

― Oprah Winfrey

“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

“We laid the track on a smooth stretch of ground about one hundred feet north of the new building.”

― Orville Wright

“I am not the only player who plays with both feet. There are a lot. Here at Barca, too. I have always, since I was young, wanted to play with both feet, not just one, because it limits you.”

― Ousmane Dembele

“I live in New Hampshire. We’re in favor of global warming. Eleven hundred more feet of sea-level rises? I’ve got beachfront property. You tell us up there, ‘By the end of the century, New York City could be underwater,’ and we say, ‘Your point is?’”

― P. J. O’Rourke

“Kittens are wide-eyed, soft and sweet. With needles in their jaws and feet.”

― Pam Brown

“I’m a good example of someone who can come to Hollywood and keep their feet on the ground with all the rock stars, all the drama that goes with being here. It’s still important to pump your own gas and to be able to vacuum.”

― Pamela Anderson

“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

“When I’ve got time off, my feet get itchy really quickly.”

― Paolo Nutini

“The American tradition of Washington and Hamilton and Madison and Lincoln and TR and Pat Buchanan is of economic nationalism – making America an independent, self-sufficient, sovereign forever country that’s able to stand on its own feet.”

― Pat Buchanan

“Democracy requires common ground on which all can stand, but that ground is sinking beneath our feet, and democracy may be going down the sinkhole with it.”

― Pat Buchanan

“We will fight evil, but we will do it from above 15,000 feet.”

― Pat Roberts

“My favorite body part? My feet. They’re not pretty, but they get me where I want to go.”

― Patricia Heaton

“Ripley is married. And he’s not lost. He has his feet on the ground.”

― Patricia Highsmith

“Shall we, who have laid the proud British lion at our feet, now be afraid of his whelps?”

― Patrick Henry

“I have but one lamp by which my feet are guided, and that is the lamp of experience.”

― Patrick Henry

“If I’m taking a picture of Brancusi’s grave, I know that there’s something of him, of his mortal remains, beneath my feet, and there’s something beautiful about that.”

― Patti Smith

“I’m going to be doing solo stuff. The idea is to do ‘small’ and ‘off my beaten path,’ or go back to an old, beaten path – do some smaller things that I haven’t done in 15 or 20 years. Just to sort of get my feet wet, because I haven’t done my own material for a couple of years – I’ve been doing a lot of other things.”

― Patty Griffin

“You can’t put your feet on the ground until you’ve touched the sky.”

― Paul Auster

“I don’t think of myself as a metafictional writer at all. I think of myself as a classic writer, a realist writer, who tends to have flights of fancy at times, but nevertheless, my feet are mostly on the ground.”

― Paul Auster

“I’m quite shy, really. The figure you see on TV, that’s just a persona. I like getting home, putting my feet up, getting into my slippers and dressing gown.”

― Paul Hollywood

“I remember being fascinated by ants and wasps and other bugs when I was a kid. I’d set out a Coke can and stand back 20 feet and use my telescope to watch wasps land on it.”

― Paul McEuen

“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

“I think any girl would throw me under a bus to be within five feet of Robert Pattinson. I actually think he’s an attractive guy. And I watched most of ‘Twilight,’ and I think he was really intriguing.”

― Paul Wesley

“The cool part of being an entertainer is getting the opportunity to get your feet wet in all areas.”

― Paula Abdul

“I have always run as hard as I can. You are not going to run any harder with or without men. You are running on your own two feet.”

― Paula Radcliffe

“If you want children to keep their feet on the ground, put some responsibility on their shoulders.”

― Pauline Phillips

“I made a really good start to my career, and there was a lot of speculation about where I’d end up going. Like I did then, I’m just trying to take this all in my stride and keep my feet on the ground.”

― Paulo Dybala

“When we have a ball at our feet, we footballers are delighted, but what happens behind the scenes is not always all that pretty.”

― Paulo Dybala

“Keep your feet on the ground and your thoughts at lofty heights.”

― Peace Pilgrim

“Greece will not manage to get back on its feet without restructuring its debt. There is no way around it. The country’s creditors will have to reduce a portion of its debts by extending maturity dates, lowering interest rates or giving them what’s called a ‘haircut’ in financial jargon.”

― Peer Steinbruck

“I keep my feet on the ground because of my roots and the way I was raised.”

― Percy Sledge

“There’s not a part of me, apart from the soles of my feet, which has not had work done.”

― Pete Burns

“I’m always up for a riot, but now and again, you’ve gotta put your feet up and enjoy the sunset.”

― Pete Doherty

“I hate feet, they’re disgusting! What are they even for?”

― Peter Andre

“Almost any shark, three or four feet long, could kill a human being if it chose to do it. It could make you bleed to death. But they don’t.”

― Peter Benchley

“I can keep the ball and pass it, and I’ve always felt comfortable with the ball at my feet.”

― Peter Crouch

“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

“I am this guy who’s four and a half feet tall, but my life doesn’t constantly address it.”

― Peter Dinklage

“I think with a lot of filmmakers, their first film is their best film because they had to think on their feet and solve problems with ingenuity.”

― Peter Dinklage

“People love to be swept off their feet, to go into an environment where they’ve never been, to experience things they only dream about. And filmmaking offers that potential.”

― Peter Guber

“Are you motivated? Are you coherent? Is your intention aligned? Are your feet, tongue, heart and wallet congruent? That intention shines through.”

― Peter Guber

“I’ve stayed in hotels where you were scared to even put your feet on the floor, or had to sleep in a chair.”

― Peter Hook

“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

“Tackling, and that ability to stay on your feet and pressurise a player, is a dying art.”

― Peter Storey

“My Nike Airs are always on my feet when I travel.”

― Peyton List

“Washington, D.C. is full of think tanks, theoreticians and advocacy groups. Governors are the ones whose feet are on the ground.”

― Phil Bredesen

“I like people like Robert De Niro and Anthony Hopkins. And Gianfranco Zola, who played for Chelsea and Italy. He’s an artist with his feet.”

― Phil Daniels

“I rendezvous with the long wire and perform the ‘torero walk’, gliding my feet, holding the pole away from my body, head high.”

― Philippe Petit

“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

“The earth’s crust has not yet stopped heaving and plunging under our feet. Mountain ranges are still being thrust up on the horizon. Granites are still growing under the continental masses. Nor has the organic world ceased to produce new buds at the tips of its countless branches.”

― Pierre Teilhard de Chardin

“Man is a wingless animal with two feet and flat nails.”

― Plato

“This is the great fault of wine; it first trips up the feet: it is a cunning wrestler.”

― Plautus

“We trace out all the veins of the earth, and yet, living upon it, undermined as it is beneath our feet, are astonished that it should occasionally cleave asunder or tremble: as though, forsooth, these signs could be any other than expressions of the indignation felt by our sacred parent!”

― Pliny the Elder

“I found my feet in my 40s: got divorced at 40, two years of drinking, and then, at 42, I became sober. My 30s were the most boring phase.”

― Pooja Bhatt

“Among us, who is above must be in service of the others. This doesn’t mean we have to wash each other’s feet every day, but we must help one another.”

― Pope Francis

“It was my wish since I was a child to become something, to be able to stand on my own two feet, to do something for myself.”

― Qandeel Baloch

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

― Quintus Ennius

“I love all the Pixar movies, and I like ‘Happy Feet Two.’ ‘Cause it has a lot of babies.”

― Quvenzhane Wallis

“’The Crumbling of America’ should be required viewing for local and national government, not to mention the local and national media who should be keeping their feet to the fire on guarding against disaster.”

― Rachel Sklar

“Sadly, for those who are busy sawing off their feet to escape the trap of cliches, every story is chock full of them and sometimes depends on an especially hoary one.”

― Rafael Yglesias

“Today, youths say ‘Hi and Bye’ even to their parents. Instead, they should touch parents’ feet as a mark of respect.”

― Rajnath Singh

“Power and speed be hands and feet.”

― Ralph Waldo Emerson

“The civilized man has built a coach, but has lost the use of his feet.”

― Ralph Waldo Emerson

“Paradise lies at the feet of the mother. So how can a Chechen, a Muslim, violate the rights of women?”

― Ramzan Kadyrov

“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

“I have stood on my own feet.”

― Raveena Tandon

“I’ve written just about everything for the sake of putting shoes on the children’s feet – and a bottle of gin in the cupboard.”

― Ray Guy

“We could receive a storm surge of three to five feet.”

― Ray Nagin

“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

“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

“It’s always mildly unnerving when you’re hanging upside down 70 feet in the air.”

― Reeve Carney

“I like comfy feet. If I’m not barefoot, you’ll probably find me with a pair of New Balance on.”

― Reid Scott

“When I was a student in the ’60s, I dreamt of making a house 7 feet by 7 feet, as a dream of freedom, of self-moderation.”

― Renzo Piano

“I always kept the fans happy. They always saw a different Rey, whether it was a mask, a design, a color. I never gave them the same thing twice and always kept them on their feet. They were always excited to see what Rey was going to bring to the table.”

― Rey Mysterio

“My back has been compressed and operated on, my feet have been surgically cut up, and I have a knee that’s just going wacky. So I do my own driving, and I ski and skate. I’m playing hockey again. Anything that immobilizes my feet I’m OK with.”

― Richard Dean Anderson

“Lay the burden at the feet of the Savior.”

― Richard G. Scott

“An Ebola particle is only around eighty nanometres wide and a thousand nanometres long. If it were the size of a piece of spaghetti, then a human hair would be about twelve feet in diameter and would resemble the trunk of a giant redwood tree.”

― Richard Preston

“I had actually finished the manuscript of ‘The Wild Trees’ and turned it in to Random House when all of a sudden word came. Michael Taylor and his colleague, Chris Atkins, another explorer, have just knocked one out of the park. They found the world’s tallest tree. The tree is named Hyperion, 379.1 feet tall.”

― Richard Preston

“I’m on my feet and I’m doing what I love to do, and I’m in a profession, as a musician, where we can go on for as long as we can go on.”

― Ringo Starr

“I feel like when I do some dance moves during the week or at the house, I’m quicker on my feet. I can react quicker just from dancing.”

― Rob Gronkowski

“Conan O’Brien’s the best. I’m glad he’s in L.A. because I want to move in with him. I was a guest on that show one time to promote ‘Human Giant,’ and he was the coolest, funniest guy. I was really impressed. He’s also eight feet tall and can shoot lightning from his fingertips.”

― Rob Huebel

“My girlfriend is a great support, and I’ve got a big circle of mates who keep my feet on the ground.”

― Rob James-Collier

“You have to stand on your own two feet.”

― Robert Blaha

“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

“I wouldn’t want the pressure of a Six Feet Under or the pressure of improvising like Curb Your Enthusiasm.”

― Robert Englund

“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

“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

“Soledad Barrio is clearly a master – of thrilling steps and passionate movement. She stalks, she circles, she struts, she snaps her head – her feet drill the stage.”

― Robert Gottlieb

“’Happy Feet’ has many felicities.”

― Robert Gottlieb

“It seems to me that Sotheby’s is very much like the British monarchy: an old and apparently very venerable institution which is in fact very nimble on its feet, an institution invested with a great deal more self-interest than the public image would suggest.”

― Robert Lacey

“Everybody loves Vegas, and everybody puts it down, especially intellectuals and artists. We have to rub our feet on it, but we’re all secretly thrilled to be there.”

― Robert Lepage

“Every speaker has a mouth; An arrangement rather neat. Sometimes it’s filled with wisdom. Sometimes it’s filled with feet.”

― Robert Orben

“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

“To wear dreams on one’s feet is to begin to give a reality to one’s dreams.”

― Roger Vivier

“Drogba is more of a hold-up player, a target man. I prefer to have ball to feet and run in behind.”

― Romelu Lukaku

“If Christians want to be the hands and feet of Christ, we need to not judge those that are different from us.”

― Ron Hall

“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

“I love watching Messi with the ball at his feet. He scores goals and everything else.”

― Ronaldo

“I try to eat food that hasn’t been washed in ammonia and then packaged in the shape of breaded dinosaurs filled with cheese – even though those are very tasty. I like to eat food that can actually make it through the 20-plus feet of my small intestine.”

― Rooney Mara

“My mum has always kept my feet on the ground and told me that if I carry on working hard it will pay off. I used to say ‘If I play for Everton one day’ and she would always say ‘No, when you play for Everton.’”

― Ross Barkley

“I walk out to my backyard garden at certain times of the year, and I can’t get 30 feet without stopping for 20 minutes because the goumis need trimming.”

― Ross Gay

“Oh, I’m impressed with Lorraine Hansberry. She was a genius at whose feet I could sit.”

― Ruby Dee

“My feet are dogs.”

― Rudolf Nureyev

“I don’t know why the universe is so determined to keep my feet on the ground.”

― Rufus Sewell

“I don’t think my husband’s work depends on what I say and what I do. My husband stands on his own two feet.”

― Rula Ghani

“I can’t tell what’s going on with my feet. They don’t say, ‘Hey, I’m losing balance.’ They give me almost zero feedback.”

― Rulon Gardner

“Yeah, my parents help me keep my feet on the ground.”

― Rupert Grint

“I learned to kick trees with my bare feet to strengthen my legs.”

― Rusev

“We used to make patterns in the dirt, hanging our feet off the horse-drawn farm equipment. We made endless hourglass figures that I now see as the forms within forms in my crocheted wire sculptures.”

― Ruth Asawa

“Whether I fall on my feet or fall on my arse, I dunno. You’ve got to take those risks.”

― Ryan Kwanten

“People are crying up the rich and variegated plumage of the peacock, and he is himself blushing at the sight of his ugly feet.”

― Saadi

“Dartmoor proper consists of that upland region of granite, rising to nearly 2,000 feet above the sea, and actually shooting above that height at a few points, which is the nursery of many of the rivers of Devon.”

― Sabine Baring-Gould

“I myself, however wretched I may be, have been occasionally privileged to sit at the feet of the Lord Jesus, and to the extent that his merciful love allowed, have embraced with all my heart, now one, now the other, of these feet.”

― Saint Bernard

“My feet are like something from another age – prehistoric and troll-like. I keep expecting them to talk, they have that much character.”

― Sally Hawkins

“Virgin America flyers tend to be more likely to be using a mobile device and tapping social networks – even at 35,000 feet.”

― Sam Altman

“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

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

― Samuel Beckett

“I don’t pay attention to which foot I’m developing. I just train normally and use both feet. I’d say I’m right-footed.”

― Santi Cazorla

“Being able to use both feet was something that came quite naturally to me ever since I started playing. However, it’s something I work on all the time to make sure that level never gets any lower.”

― Santi Cazorla

“I cut the feet off of a pair of panty hose and it allowed me to wear a pair of great strappy sandals. I didn’t see lines but the hose rolled up at my feet – and that’s how Spanx born.”

― Sara Blakely

“I cut the feet out of control top pantyhose one night, threw them on under my white pants and realized that the toning and shaping was perfect and that the hosiery material is thin enough that I could make shape wear out of it.”

― Sara Blakely

“I hate having my feet touching stuff. And I’ve been finding people that have the same thing. It’s not a phobia; it just gives me goose bumps.”

― Sara Sampaio

“Satellite datasets like WorldView can see objects as small as 1.5 feet in diameter. In 2014, WorldView-3 will be able to see objects a small as a foot.”

― Sarah Parcak

“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

“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

“Conventional turbines only work up to 200 feet, but capturing a small fraction of the global wind energy at higher altitudes could be sufficient to supply the current energy needs of the globe.”

― Saul Griffith

“There’s a whole new generation who know about tap dancing thanks to ‘Happy Feet.’”

― Savion Glover

“The Nicholas Brothers were the best tap-dancers. I’m not talking about their flash-dancing, I’m talking about tap-dancing. They were really saying something with their feet.”

― Savion Glover

“I started as a drummer. The feet are an extension of that.”

― Savion Glover

“It’s as if my left heel is my bass drum and my right heel is the floor tom-tom. I can get snare out of my right toe by not putting it down on the floor hard, and, if I want cymbals, I land flat on both feet, full strength on the floor.”

― Savion Glover

“I dance anywhere. I just start moving my feet.”

― Savion Glover

“I’ve trained primarily in Meisner Technique, and I’ve done a little bit of Groundlings and Upright Citizens Brigade just to get my feet wet in the improv world because I think that’s really important. But most of the teachers I’ve worked with, I’ve gotten, like, references through agents or managers, and they’re sort of independent.”

― Scottie Thompson

“I have no problem putting my feet up and watching football but my mother-in-law is always doing stuff.”

― Seal

“With any player, especially at quarterback, I don’t care if you’re talking Tom Brady or Peyton Manning or Drew Brees: you want to make sure to continue to hammer down the fundamentals, and it all starts with your feet. Everything starts with footwork.”

― Sean McVay

“I started working full time as a comedian in 2005, shortly after we did the Vince Vaughn ‘Wild West Comedy Show.’ I worked at the Four Seasons hotel from 1998 to 2005, so about seven years, just trying to put some food on the table and pay the rent while I went out to the open mics and got my feet wet with stand-up comedy.”

― Sebastian Maniscalco

“The hands are the feet of the arms.”

― Seth Meyers

“What’s a space elevator? Simply described, it’s a thin ribbon, about 3 feet wide and 60 thousand miles long, stretching upwards from the surface of the Earth. The lower end is bolted to a heavy anchor (think of an oil drilling platform), and the top is capped with a counterweight.”

― Seth Shostak

“When I first saw tap dancing, I immediately got it: the righteousness of being able to make so much noise with your feet!”

― Shalom Harlow

“I will definitely start in small venues, as I want to find my feet as a performer; the first shows that Westlife did was ten dates at Wembley, which was just crazy. We didn’t have a clue what we were doing because it was so big.”

― Shane Filan

“Everything on my body turned real dark. My toes, under my feet, inside my mouth, under my tongue – I just turned really dark. I’m still here, but it’s gonna take a while to get back to normal. Chemo kills all the good cells along with the bad.”

― Sharon Jones

“When you think about it, we’re strapping strange planks of wood to our feet and launching off of giant snow walls. It’s pretty intense.”

― Shaun White

“I personally think skateboarding is harder because it has so many moving parts. With snowboarding, your feet are strapped to your board.”

― Shaun White

“When you start out somewhere, you’ve got to get your feet wet. You got to find your place.”

― Sheamus

“Despite my love affair with skyscraper heels, luckily for my feet I rarely wear them – preferring, instead, the comfort and child-handling practicalities of a pair of trainers.”

― Sheherazade Goldsmith

“We have seen the big loan servicers drag their feet in the Obama administration’s well-intentioned mortgage modification program.”

― Sheldon Whitehouse

“Five states – Ohio, Pennsylvania, West Virginia, Illinois and North Carolina – have been identified by the EPA as contributing significantly to Rhode Island pollution. As of 2010, 284 tall smokestacks – stacks over 500 feet – were operating in the United States: needles injecting poison into the atmosphere.”

― Sheldon Whitehouse

“We have enough to worry about with what’s happening in our nation to worry about what’s happening in California. Keep your feet grounded in your own backyard and together we’re going to build communities that work.”

― Sher Valenzuela

“When I planned my wedding the first time, my ex-husband and I, we were both struggling comics. I had a TV show that had gotten cancelled. Basically, I rented a wedding gown; the reception hall smelled like feet.”

― Sherri Shepherd

“We’re very focused on building the hyperloop. And the hyperloop is exactly something we’ve described as an actual tube with levitation propulsion and a vacuum that essentially vents around sky inside the tube flying at 200,000 feet. That, to us, is the hyperloop, and we’re the only company building that.”

― Shervin Pishevar

“Hyperloop One has accomplished what no one has done before by successfully testing the first full scale Hyperloop system. By achieving full vacuum, we essentially invented our own sky in a tube, as if you’re flying at 200,000 feet in the air.”

― Shervin Pishevar

“Yes, many people in rural parts of India are very orthodox and have arranged marriages. But I won’t – I want to fall madly in love with someone and be whisked off my feet.”

― Shilpa Shetty

“I was a wild kid. I was left to climb trees. And you know those railways logs, they piled them up, six feet apart, and I’d jump from one to the other. Without a safety net! I was an incredible tomboy.”

― Shirley Bassey

“Big teams want goalkeepers who are not only good on the line but good with their feet as well.”

― Shkodran Mustafi

“Our perfect companions never have fewer than four feet.”

― Sidonie Gabrielle Colette

“It’s not seeing myself 40 feet tall on a movie screen – it’s the work. That’s what thrills me.”

― Sissy Spacek

“It is inevitable that popularity will fade. That’s why I must always be prepared. I don’t want a meteoric rise in popularity. I want to be an actor who can quickly get back on my feet after a fall. If I want to have a long-term career in acting, I must be careful about the choices I make.”

― Song Joong-ki

“Money looks better in the bank than on your feet.”

― Sophia Amoruso

“I used to be really into Kundalini yoga, and all the teachers show up, and they always wear white because they say it expands their aura by several feet, so I thought, ‘If it works for them…’”

― Sophie Hawley-Weld

“As captain of India, the world was at my feet and then I did not find myself in the team. Not many captains would find themselves in that position.”

― Sourav Ganguly

“I consciously memorized the speed at which every pitcher in the league threw his fastball, curve, and slider. Then, I’d pick up the speed of the ball in the first 30 feet of its flight and knew how it would move once it has crossed the plate.”

― Stan Musial

“We’ve changed a lot of things to help certain groups of people. We widened the lane from 6 feet to 12 feet to 16 feet to make it so the big guys aren’t as dominant. Well, why didn’t we just say, ‘You’ve got to learn to play against them in the post?’”

― Stan Van Gundy

“When you jump for joy, beware that no one moves the ground from beneath your feet.”

― Stanislaw Jerzy Lec

“I spent a career carrying typically either an M16 or an M4 Carbine. An M4 Carbine fires a .223 caliber round, which is 5.56 mm at about 3000 feet per second.”

― Stanley A. McChrystal

“Hilda and I slept alongside each other fully dressed, head to feet.”

― Stanley Spencer

“Tim Miller’s idea of Colossus was to be bigger and stronger than everyone else, so for the motion capture, they needed an extremely tall man. I’m 6-foot-4, but he wanted Colossus to be over 7 feet, so they used a stunt double to recreate his height, and he did very good job there.”

― Stefan Kapicic

“For ‘Avengers,’ in the Albuquerque desert, we shot New York there. And I was standing on a platform, nine feet high… and it was the rooftop of a skyscraper in New York. And it was all desert around me!”

― Stellan Skarsgard

“It’s important I keep my feet on the ground and stay humble and still work hard.”

― Steph Houghton

“Ever since I’ve been able to walk, I’ve always had a ball at my feet.”

― Steph Houghton

“I’m pretty good on my feet. I’m pretty decent at bobbing and weaving, but there’s only so long you can bob and weave when you don’t have a good base.”

― Stephen A. Schwarzman

“The place where you made your stand never mattered. Only that you were there… and still on your feet.”

― Stephen King

“Jabari Parker is one of the best, if not the best, I’ve seen on tape. He’s so hard to guard. You’ve got to guard from 23 feet. He can shoot it, or he can go one-on-one from there. He can post. He’s so fast and long.”

― Steve Alford

“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

“Covering a Super Bowl is actually one of the easiest things we do because our most experienced people are there. We’ll have 25,000 feet of film and there’s no way you’re going to miss anything.”

― Steve Sabol

“The golden rule of drums is hands clapping and feet tapping, and when you are in and out of consciousness, you can’t do that to best of your ability.”

― Steven Adler

“Werdum’s the champ for a reason. He’s good at jiu jitsu; like he says, he’s gotten better on his feet.”

― Stipe Miocic

“Why borrow if you are not in need of it? You must lend feet to the maximum of your bed only, and not to borrow except in the case of necessity.”

― Sulaiman Abdul Aziz Al Rajhi

“As a girl, I sat awestruck at the feet of Harriet Ne, author of ‘Tales of Molokai’. It was she who used to say, ‘I myself have seen it,’ after telling a particularly hair-raising ghost story – a phrase that I borrowed for one of my titles.”

― Susanna Moore

“While I enjoy it, I will continue to go onstage. While I contribute something, fine. I don’t want to be dragging my feet. I don’t want to become pathetic, but I think I will be lucid enough. I’ll know when to stop.”

― Sylvie Guillem

“My father had the curved feet, my mother the legs, so I am a bit of both.”

― Sylvie Guillem

“If I have to jump six feet to get the same thing that you have to jump two feet for – that’s how racism works.”

― Ta-Nehisi Coates

“Living in New York, for me at least, just keeps it very real and keeps my feet firmly planted on the ground.”

― Tamara Tunie

“There’s no job like ‘SNL.’ There’s no other job you go to where you’re like, ‘Oh, this is like that live, late-night sketch variety-musical show that shoots in, whatever it is, 10,000 feet of sound stage.’ There’s nothing like it.”

― Taran Killam

“I live up at about the 2000 feet level on a five acre piece of forest that I built a small house on.”

― Terence McKenna

“They who love dancing too much seem to have more brains in their feet than in their head.”

― Terence

“I don’t have hair anymore. I’ve shrunk. I’m barely 6 feet 2 inches. I just had my teeth fixed because I’m a grinder.”

― Terry Bradshaw

“Witnessing the crowd come to their feet mid-match, that’s the ultimate sign of respect.”

― Tessa Blanchard

“This is the fantasy of every woman – to hold at our feet servile and tame slaves, like in Roman times. And the worse we treat them, the more passionate they become.”

― Thalia

“Keep your eyes on the stars, and your feet on the ground.”

― Theodore Roosevelt

“At first sight, Shane Long is just a short striker, but he’s good in the air; he’s quick, very dangerous, has good feet, and scores goals.”

― Thibaut Courtois

“Since I left Atleti, I have improved my game with my feet considerably, and I have matured a lot as a person.”

― Thibaut Courtois

“But the moment I’ve got a ball at my feet, I’m happy.”

― Thierry Henry

“The Czech Republic, severed from its old Slovak half, sits in apparent landlocked contentment, inside the European Union but outside the troubled Euro Zone, set into the new Continental mosaic like one of the small sturdy paving stones, just a few inches square, that form the sidewalks under the visitor’s ambling feet.”

― Thomas Mallon

“No one is perfect in this world, and we all have our battles, but it’s the way we get back on our feet and turn it around that really counts.”

― Tiffany Thornton

“Good keepers sniff out attacks whether with the feet or a throw out.”

― Tim Howard

“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

“I feel like I’ve got feet firmly in different camps. Between the right of gun ownership and public safety.”

― Tim Walz

“I have this sense of independent heartbreak, of annulling romances before they get their feet off the ground.”

― Timothee Chalamet

“I play some places where the people are right at my feet, and you can see their expressions. It’s kind of more like playing in your living room. It’s almost easier to play in front of thousands of people in an arena scene, in some ways, but you don’t get the personal contact.”

― Timothy B. Schmit

“I grew up pretty much living in trailer houses. The third and final trailer house was called an ‘Expando’ because you could actually crank it open from 8 feet to 15 feet wide. It was a virtual palace for my brothers and I.”

― Timothy B. Schmit

“I don’t like my feet. I’m not crazy about anybody’s feet. But I have flat feet.”

― Tina Fey

“People tend to comment on my feet a lot. In daily life.”

― Toks Olagundoye

“I’ve got nice feet. I do pay quite a lot of attention to them. I always have.”

― Toks Olagundoye

“I’m appreciative that people appreciate the care I’ve taken of my feet.”

― Toks Olagundoye

“I played high school basketball at six feet, then I went to 5-11 in my 50’s, and then, bang, I went down to 5-9.”

― Tom Brokaw

“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

“New York is still the most glamorous city I’ve ever been to, but it’s starting to feel older. The sirens still wail; the paths in Central Park still pulsate with joggers. The Manhattan schist still trembles beneath your feet. But weirdly, it’s starting to feel, dare I say it, a bit quaint.”

― Tom Hollander

“People have choices. They are going to vote with their feet.”

― Tom Perez

“Playing upside down is insane. It’s two or three times more difficult than what’s normal. Your feet want to come off the pedals, your arms want to drop down – all of your body is fighting gravity.”

― Tommy Lee

“Of course drums weren’t meant to be played other than sitting on the ground. When you’re upside-down, your feet don’t want to sit on the pedals.”

― Tommy Lee

“The rug was yanked out from under my feet by a misdiagnosis. All I want to do is fight.”

― Tommy Morrison

“I think I’m underrated on defense. I try to use my length and feet and put pressure on players.”

― Tony Snell

“I’m a musician first, a food-lover second, a dirty mouth with feet, and a girl last time I checked.”

― Tori Amos

“This sounds really lame, but I’m pretty proud of my feet.”

― Torrie Wilson

“I’ve gotten so many compliments for having nice feet.”

― Torrie Wilson

“Mastered by deadly passions, Rigaud has dug a gulf at your feet; he has laid snares which you could not avoid. He wished to have you as partisans in his revolt; and to succeed in his object, he has employed falsehood and seduction.”

― Toussaint Louverture

“My sister and I are opposites in many ways. She is six feet tall, while I’m five feet four.”

― Tracy Austin

“I don’t see myself as angry, although other people see that. I just see myself as a short, dumpy guy with bad feet, and I’m passionate.”

― Tracy Morgan

“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

“When I started making money, I immediately began buying property and fixing it up. I was always searching for the next neighborhood. The first place I bought when I was 19. I found a huge loft on the Lower East Side, almost 3,500 square feet. I did it up, turned it over, and sold it.”

― Trish Goff

“Offal and offcuts such as head and feet can be picked up for next to nothing, and eating them helps to avoid waste.”

― Tristram Stuart

“After sitting for two to three hours at a stretch, my feet just swell up. So I try to walk as much as I can.”

― Twinkle Khanna

“Skysurfing is skydiving with a board on the feet. You can imagine with this big surface of a skysurfing board, there is a lot of force, a lot of power. Of course, I can use this power, for example, for nice spinning – we call it ‘helicopter moves.’”

― Ueli Gegenschatz

“I remember; I was 15 years old when Neil Armstrong put feet in the moon.”

― Umberto Guidoni

“My feeling is that maintaining financial independence is also a healthy way to keep my feet on the ground.”

― Valerie Trierweiler

“It has been extraordinary, wonderful, I’ve been three feet off the ground since I made that first record.”

― Vanessa Paradis

“You win with your feet. It looks easy, and it’s not.”

― Venus Williams

“When we too are armed and trained, we can convince men that we have hands, feet, and a heart like yours;.”

― Veronica Franco

“If you don’t like what you do, you’re probably dragging your feet.”

― Victor Koo

“I weighed 25 stone, and I didn’t stand nine feet tall, so the weight didn’t sit well on me. As big as a house? No. I was as big as an estate.”

― Victor LaValle

“Socks and sandals together are absolutely fine, as long as your flares are wide enough to cover your feet.”

― Victoria Coren Mitchell

“When I became a mature woman, I put both feet firmly on the side of maturity.”

― Victoria Principal

“Every time a football player goes to ply his trade, he’s got to play from the ground up – from the soles of his feet right up to his head. Every inch of him has to play.”

― Vince Lombardi

“It doesn’t matter whether you move your feet or not; if your head is still and body is in balance, you can score lots of runs. This I learned from Tendulkar.”

― Virender Sehwag

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

― Voltaire

“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

“Ah, the patter of little feet around the house. There’s nothing like having a midget for a butler.”

― W. C. Fields

“Growing up in Harlem, I had the chance to practice with a Negro League team. At fifteen, I was over six feet tall and a fair athlete, but my skills didn’t come close to some of the players I saw.”

― Walter Dean Myers

“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

“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

“I run Willow Management, which is the biggest agency for other short actors. We look after performers who are either under five feet and over seven feet tall.”

― Warwick Davis

“My grandmother died in childbirth, and my great-aunt lived with us. She had bound feet. She never knew how to read or write.”

― Wendi Deng Murdoch

“Do I have to use my feet? Can I knock the window out with my head?”

― Wendy O. Williams

“The English say, Yours Truly, and mean it. The Italians say, I kiss your feet, and mean, I kick your head.”

― Wilfred Owen

“Once, no self-respecting puncher considered himself dressed for work until he had his feet inside of a pair of $15 boots made by one of the favorite boot-makers, whose merits they discussed about the camp fires night after night.”

― Will C. Barnes

“We all want to be in love and find that person who is going to love us no matter how our feet smell, no matter how angry we get one day, no matter the things we say that we don’t mean.”

― Will Smith

“Intelligent design, unlike creationism, is a science in its own right and can stand on its own feet.”

― William A. Dembski

“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.”

― William Adams

“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

“If some of the people who write about mojo came with me for a week, they would drop dead on their feet.”

― William Hague

“Few incumbents will succeed in deploying blockchain applications to enable new business models. The innovator’s dilemma will prevail. Even if they aspire to, they must first get their feet wet within their business boundaries.”

― William Mougayar

“The great ‘New York Times’ columnist Dave Anderson famously slept one year in a child’s race-car bed. There he was, Pulitzer Prize and all, snoring as his feet dangled over the rear tires of Lightning McQueen.”

― Willie Geist

“Spalletti made a difference for me. He gives great importance to the details and, at minimum, wants the goalkeeper to know how to play with the ball at his feet.”

― Wojciech Szczesny

“If cattle and horses, or lions, had hands, or were able to draw with their feet and produce the works which men do, horses would draw the forms of gods like horses, and cattle like cattle, and they would make the gods’ bodies the same shape as their own.”

― Xenophanes

“After ‘Gremlins’ came out, I should have packed up everything, moved to Los Angeles from New York, and dedicated myself to being a full time film actor. I had the world at my feet.”

― Zach Galligan

“I am tired. My arm aches. My head boils. My feet are cold. But I am not aware of any weakness.”

― Zane Grey
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