29 Funny, Historical Quotes About Feet

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Feet are our support system. These quotes about feet highlight how unique our feet are to each of us in many, many ways!

1. “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

2. “Look up at the stars and not down at your feet. Try to make sense of what you see, and wonder about what makes the universe exist. Be curious.” ~Stephen Hawking

3. “The human foot is a masterpiece of engineering and a work of art.” ~Leonardo daVinci

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

5. “Better a barefoot than none.” ~George Herbert

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

7. “”Think of the magic of that foot, comparatively small, upon which your whole weight rests. It’s a miracle, and the dance is a celebration of that miracle.” ~Martha Graham

8. “Why isn’t there a special name for the tops of your feet?” ~Lily Tomlin

9. “My shoes are special shoes for discerning feet.” ~Manolo Blahnik

10. “What’s the point of having shimmery feet?” ~Chantelle Houghton

11. “”Think of the magic of that foot, comparatively small, upon which your whole weight rests. It’s a miracle, and the dance…is a celebration of that miracle.” ~Martha Washington

12. “When you step on the brakes your life is in your foot’s hands.” ~George Carlin

13. “And where she went, the flowers took thickest root, As she had sow’d them with her odorous foot.” ~Ben Jonson

14. “Toe: A part of the foot used to find furniture in the dark.” ~Unknown

15. “If someone wants to suck your toes, those toes should be worth sucking.” ~Margaret Atwood

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

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

18. “Dancing is the poetry of the foot.” ~John Dryden

19. “Aim high, and you won’t shoot your foot off.” ~Phyllis Diller

20. “Keep your eyes on the stars, and your feet on the ground.” ~Theodore Roosevelt

21. “Run your purpose on the toes of your feet before people can type your success stories with the fingers of their hands.” ~Israelmore Ayivor

22. “Better slip with foot than tongue.” ~Benjamin Franklin

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

24. “Certainties are arrived at only on foot.” ~Antonio Porchia

25. “Sometimes you have to put your foot down to get a leg up.” ~ David Weinbaum

26. “Commonly they must use their feet for defense whose only weapon is their tongue.” Philip Sydney

27. “He who has imagination without learning has wings and no feet.” ~Joseph Joubert

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

29. “The modern world is not given to uncritical admiration. It expects its idols to

have feet of clay and can be reasonably sure that the press and camera will report their exact dimensions.” ~Barbara Ward

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