Legs Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old legs quotes, legs sayings, and legs proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


In the morning a man walks with his whole body; in the evening, only with his legs.     

Ralph Waldo Emerson

How many legs does a dog have if you call his tail a leg? Four. Saying that a tail is a leg doesn't make it a leg.     

Abraham Lincoln

Swollen in head, weak in legs, sharp in tongue but empty in belly.     

Mao Zedong

The legs are the wheels of creativity.     

Albert Einstein

Success has no idle hands; affords no legs at rest.     

Johnnie Dent, Jr.

When my legs begin to move, the thoughts begin to flow.     

Henry David Thoreau

Coward: One who, in a perilous emergency, thinks with his legs.     

Ambrose Bierce

When the legs go, the heart and the head follow quickly behind.     

Don Meyer

I prayed for twenty years but received no answer until I prayed with my legs.     

Frederick Douglass

Shattered legs may heal in time, but some betrayals fester and poison the soul.     

George R. R. Martin

There is nothing worse than giving the longest of legs to the smallest of ideas.     

Machado de Assis

A lie has no legs, and cannot stand; but it has wings, and can fly far and wide     

William Warburton

Conversation is the legs on which thought walks; and writing, the wings by which it flies.     

Marguerite Gardiner

Be content to progress in slow steps until you have legs to run and wings with which to fly.     

Pio of Pietrelcina

She could not complain about not having shoes when the person she was talking to had no legs.     

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

To be pessimist is to amputate one's own legs and arms! Only an optimist man has the ability to move!     

Mehmet Murat ildan

Fortune loves to give bedroom slippers to people with wooden legs, and gloves to those with no hands.     

Theophile Gautier

A conservative is a man with two perfectly good legs who, however, has never learned how to walk forward.     

Franklin D. Roosevelt

A man that has lost moral sense is like a man in battle with both of his legs shot off: he has nothing to stand on.     

Henry Ward Beecher

In the mountains, the shortest way is from peak to peak: but for that you must have long legs.     

Friedrich Nietzsche

The best definition of man is: a being that goes on two legs and is ungrateful.     

Fyodor Dostoevsky

Winning is about heart, not just legs. It's got to be in the right place.      

Lance Armstrong

When your legs get weaker time starts running faster.      

Mikhail Turovsky

Gender is between your ears and not between your legs.     

Chaz Bono

When you have got an elephant by the hind legs and he is trying to run away, it's best to let him run.     

Abraham Lincoln

A man's legs must be long enough to reach the ground.     

Abraham Lincoln

The combination of both legs leads to social harmony and material abundance.     

Marshall Fritz

Never give up. When your heart becomes tired, just walk with your legs - but move on.     

Paulo Coelho

If you don't like the situation, if you are afraid and can't deal with it, nothing wrong with your legs, get out of there.     

John Henrik Clarke

Observe and learn from stronger and better people than yours instead of laughing and pulling legs of poor and weak than yours.     

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