Quotation Explorer - 'Foot'

Live TV died in the late 1950s, electronic bulletin boards came along in the mid-1980s, meaning there was about a 25-year gap when it was difficult to put your foot in your mouth and have people all across the country know about it.
If you have one foot in the past and one foot in the future, you're pissing on the present. - Malachy McCourt
Because, in an empty bedroom with creaky old wood floors, it is a natural human response to just stand there and shift your weight from foot to foot, and think about sex. - Andrew Smith
Say no only when it really matters. Wear a bright red shirt with bright orange shorts? Sure. Put water in the toy tea set? Okay. Sleep with your head at the foot of the bed? Fine. Samuel Johnson said, All severity that does not tend to increase good, or prevent evil, is idle. - Gretchen Rubin
If you speak the truth, have a foot in the stirrup. - Turkish proverb
Better the foot slip than the tongue. - French Proverb
I hate it when my foot falls asleep during the day because that means it's going to be up all night. - Steven Wright
One should never go dancing with a broken foot, but one should with a broken heart. - Marty Rubin
When my country, into which I had just set my foot, was set on fire about my ears, it was time to stir. It was time for every man to stir. - Thomas Paine
A slip of the foot is better than a slip of the tongue. - Matshona Dhliwayo
A tapping foot isn’t the best a listener can get from a song: A good song makes a listener dance. A great song makes him think. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
Progress always involves risk; you can't steal second base and keep your foot on first. - F.W. Dupee
Writing a novel is like traveling the universe on foot. - Dennis R. Miller
It went automatically to a heavy-weight mother with beetling eyebrows who looked as if she had just come from doing a spot of knitting at the foot of the guillotine. - P.G. Wodehouse
I got one foot in the golden life, one foot in the gutter. So close to the other side, so far from the wonder. I got one foot in the golden life, one foot in the gutter. So sick of the tug of war, that keeps pulling me under - 5 Seconds of Summer
A true philosopher is like an elephant; he never puts the second foot down until the first one is solidly in place. - Fontenelle
The miracles of our dreams lie beneath our foot soles -- in each and every tiny step we take as we journey to the stars… I reckon the destination isn’t the only miracle. - Besa Kosova
My left foot is the wisdom from yesterday, my right foot is the vision of tomorrow and my mind is focused on the work of today and this is how I stand a winner. - Amit Kalantri
Small Moth...She's slicing ripe white peachesinto the Tony the Tiger bowland dropping slivers for the dogpoised vibrating by her foot to stop their fallwhen she spots it, camouflaged,a glimmer and then full on-happiness, plashing blunt soft wingsinside her as if it wantsto escape again. - Sarah Lindsay
Many paths lead from the foot of the mountain, but at the peak we all gaze at the single bright moon. - Ikkyu
This England never did, nor never shall, Lie at the proud foot of a conqueror. - William Shakespeare
A slip of the foot you may soon recover, but a slip of the tongue you may never get over. - Benjamin Franklin
A Christian should be an Alleluia from head to foot - Augustine of Hippo
I know stealing a foot is weird. But, hello, living in a house where a foot is available to be stolen is weird. - Lauren Ambrose as Claire Fisher
The real home of man is not his house but the road. Life itself is a travel that has to be done by foot. - Bruce Chatwin
While the invisible hand looks after the private sector, the invisible foot kicks the public sector to pieces. - Herman E. Daly
A man without a good heart is like a roaring fire in a dry field.he damages wherever he sets foot and moves on. - Jackson Taviri
You are the Truth from foot to brow. Now, what else would you like to know? - Jalaluddin Rumi
DRAGOON, n. A soldier who combines dash and steadiness in so equal measure that he makes his advances on foot and his retreats on horseback. - Ambrose Bierce
If you have one foot in tomorrow and one foot in yesterday, you're bound to find yourself pissing on today.
Metric is definitely communist. One monetary system, one language, one weight and measurement system, one world - all communist! We know the West was won by the inch, foot, yard, and mile.
I'm not only my spirit buy my body, and who can decide how much I, my individual self, am conditioned by the accident of my body? Would Byron have been Byron but for his club foot, or Dostoyevsky Dostoyevsky without his epilepsy? - W. Somerset Maugham
He does not regard the quantity of faith, but the quality. He does not measure its degree, but its truth. He will not break any bruised reed, nor quench any smoking flax. He will never let it be said that any perished at the foot of the cross. - J.C. Ryle
Petty minds foster petty hearts, and have the funny habit of shooting themselves in the foot. - Adriano Bulla
Sentimentality towards the undeserving is as dangerous as agreeing to putting one foot in the grave. - K.A. Hosein
What spirit is so empty and blind, that it cannot recognize the fact that the foot is more noble than the shoe, and skin more beautiful than the garment with which it is clothed? - Michelangelo Buonarroti
He who thinks by the inch and talks by the yard deserves to be kicked by the foot. - Unknown
When we observe the words printed in a book, its paper, seemingly a foot away, is not being perceived--the image, the paper, is the perception. - Robert Lanza
You never know what's around the corner. It could be everything. Or it could be nothing. You keep putting one foot in front of the other, and then one day you look back and you've climbed a mountain. - Tom Hiddleston
Fie, fie upon her! There's language in her eye, her cheek, her lip, Nay, her foot speaks; her wanton spirits look out at every joint and motive of her body. - William Shakespeare
I don't even understand the connection with 'died for your sins'. He died for your sin, well, how does one affect the other? 'I hit myself in the foot with a shovel for your mortgage'... - Doug Stanhope
A lillion miles of journey starts with a foot stamp - oladosu feyikogbon
MISERICORDE, n. A dagger which in mediaeval warfare was used by the foot soldier to remind an unhorsed knight that he was mortal. - Ambrose Bierce
Sigh no more, ladies, sigh no more, Men were decievers ever,- One foot in the sea and one on shore, To one thing constant never. - William Shakespeare
A beautiful woman is one with a beautiful heart. She may be covered with mud or sores but only her foot fit the glass slipper. - Omoakhuana Anthonia
Ah, we shall never have a real aristocracy while this plebeian reluctance to live upon a parent or a wife continues the animating spirit of our youth. It strikes at the foot of the feudal system! - Howells William Dean
If you are neutral in situations of injustice, you have chosen the side of the oppressor. If an elephant has its foot on the tail of a mouse, and you say that you are neutral, the mouse will not appreciate your neutrality. - Desmond Tutu
Cripples are not the stuff of romance. Only Lord Byron, dragging his club foot, springs to mind as an exception to the rule, but such a failing in a man is regarded as interesting, even provocative, rather than disfiguring. Women must submit to a more exacting measure. - Mordecai Richler
The true traveler is he who goes on foot, and even then, he sits down a lot of the time. - Colette
Step with care and great tact And remember that Life's a Great Balancing Act Just never forget to be dexterous and deft And never mix up your right foot with your left. - Dr. Seuss
You need to change, renew, and rejuvenate yourself. Put your best foot forward in all that you do; you will develop an unmatched passion. - Farshad Asl
They camped that night on the foreplain at the foot of a talus slope and the murder that had been reckoned upon took place. - Cormac McCarthy
You are rebirth; therefore you have one foot in life and the other in death. - Anonymous
Through the heartfelt mercies of our God, God's Sunrise will break in upon us, Shining on those in the darkness, those sitting in the shadow of death, Then showing us the way, one foot at a time, down the path of peace. - Anonymous
Raise your sail one foot and you get ten feet of wind. - Chinese Proverb
On a supra human level, yeah, I got That Which Is. Yet on a simple human level, rare are times when either my left or my right foot is not in some kind of shit. - Fakeer Ishavardas
I am a Muslim, because it's a religion that teaches you an eye for an eye and a tooth for a tooth. It teaches you to respect everybody, and treat everybody right. But it also teaches you if someone steps on your toe, chop off their foot. And I carry my religious axe with me all the time. - Malcolm X
Progress always involves risk; you can't steal second base and keep your foot on first base.
Entrepreneurship: you put one dumb foot in front of the other while the world throws bricks at your head. - Peter Thiel
Negative thoughts have dirty feet; don’t let even the least of them set foot in your mind. - Matshona Dhliwayo
It was no ape, neither was it a man. It was some shambling horror spawned in the mysterious, nameless jungles of the south, where strange life teemed in the reeking rot without the dominance of man, and drums thundered in temples that had never known the tread of a human foot. - Robert E. Howard
Knowledge is the eye that must direct the foot of obedience. - Thomas Watson
The red sands of Marrakesh, sprawling at the foot of the Atlas like a wounded Leviathan.... - Rosita Forbes
It's like driving a car with your foot on the brake. - Allen Elkin
Humility and open-mindedness are a shield to keep your foot out of your mouth. - Laura Gilfillan
Bring me liquor, Bones, fast, to take my foot out of my mouth.Cat to Bones - Jeaniene Frost
I don't run away from a challenge because I am afraid. Instead, I run towards it because the only way to escape fear is to trample it beneath your foot - Nadia Comaneci
I you don't have a leg to stand on, you can't put your foot down.
For ten years Caesar ruled with an iron hand. Then with a wooden foot, and finally with a piece of string. - Spike Milligan
I wiggle my shoulders, I shake my legs, I walk up and down the stage, I hop around on one foot. But I never bump and grind. Why, that's vulgar. I'd never do anything vulgar before an audience. My mother would never allow it. - Elvis Presley
Eye for eye, tooth for tooth, hand for hand, foot for foot. - Bible
Always put your best foot forward, because you never know where your next step may lead you. - Stephan Labossiere
And one fine day the goddess of the wind kisses the foot of man, that mistreated, scorned foot, and from that kiss the soccer idol is born. He is born in a straw crib in a tin-roofed shack and he enters the world clinging to a ball. - Eduardo Galeano
Her hair was long , her foot was light and her eyes were wild. -Keats - John Keats
Do everything with your whole heart, or not at all. Don't put up with lies or with people who lie to you. Don't risk hurting people just for the fun of it. And lastly, your best foot shouldn't be put forward; it should be with you at all times— right there beside the other one. - C. JoyBell C.
Why comes temptation, but for man to meet and master and crouch beneath his foot, and so be pedestaled in triumph? - Robert Browning
Man has six organs to serve him and he is master only of three. He cannot control his eye, ear or nose, but he can his mouth, hand and foot. - Leone Levi
You just have to start putting one foot in front of the other, making an effort to get healthy every day. - Ali Vincent
God grant that not only the love of liberty but a thorough knowledge of the rights of man may pervade all the nations of the earth, so that a philosopher may set his foot anywhere on its surface and say: "This is my country." - Benjamin Franklin
An old doting fool, with one foot already in the grave. - Plutarch
If you kick a stone in anger, you'll hurt your own foot. - Korean Proverb
Six foot six he stood on the groundHe weighed two hundred and thirty-five poundsBut I saw that giant of a man brought downTo his knees by love - Johnny Cash
Yuvali struggled to put one foot in front of the other. The long leaves of a purple-flowered bush raked her forehead. The flower emerged from bulbous green tubes, unfolding toward the sun. The petals radiated like flecks in an eye, a whirlpool, a sea-shell. Ch.19 - B.T. Lowry
Every persisting marriage is based on fear', said Peregrine. 'Fear is fundamental, you dig down in human nature and what's at the bottom? Mean spiteful cruel self-regarding fear, whether it makes you to put the foot in it or whether it makes you to cower... - Iris Murdoch
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