Feet Sayings and Quotes

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

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

Marsilio Ficino

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

Emiliano Zapata

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

Charles De Gaulle

Feet that run on willing errands!     

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

You can't put your feet on the ground until you've touched the sky.     

Paul Auster

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

Samuel Beckett

A severed foot is the ultimate stocking stuffer.     

Mitch Hedberg

Commonly they must use their feet for defense whose only weapon is their tongue.     

Philip Sidney

When you see your feet with no footwear, also see those with no feet.     

Amit Kalantri

The human foot is a masterpiece of engineering and a work of art.     

Leonardo da Vinci

Along your pathway of life you will observe that you are not the only traveler. There are others who need your help. There are feet to steady, hands to grasp, minds to encourage, hearts to inspire, and souls to save.     

Thomas Monson

There is one rule, above all others, for a man. Whatever comes, face it on your feet.     

Robert Jordan

Sometimes it is safer to read maps with your feet.     

Kelly Link

Better to trip with the feet than with the tongue.     

Zeno of Citium

The foot feels the foot when it feels the ground.     

Gautama Buddha

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

Theodore Roosevelt

Our perfect companions never have fewer than four feet.     

Sidonie Gabrielle Colette

Better a barefoot than none.     

George Herbert

If someone wants to suck your toes, those toes should be worth sucking.     

Margaret Atwood

My shoes are special shoes for discerning feet.     

Manolo Blahnik

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

Peace Pilgrim

My imperfections and failures are as much a blessing from God as my successes and my talents and I lay them both at His feet.     

Mahatma Gandhi

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

Abraham Lincoln

Better to die on your feet than live on your knees.     


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

John Cameron Mitchell

Run your purpose on the toes of your feet before people can type your success stories with the fingers of their hands.     

Israelmore Ayivor

Don't place your mistakes on your head, their weight may crush you. Instead, place them under your feet and use them as a platform to view your horizons.     


Forget not that the earth delights to feel your bare feet and the winds long to play with your hair.     

Khalil Gibran

It doesn't matter how green a blade of grass is expected to be, when it's already smashed beneath the feet.     

Munia Khan

It's only out of reach when you choose to keep your feet flat on the floor.     

Lana M. H. Wilder