50+ Feet Quotes

Tanya Parkhi
Mar 15, 2023 By Tanya Parkhi
Originally Published on Feb 28, 2023
Edited by Archita Chaplot
Fact-checked by Sahaana Harishankar
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Do you love the feel of your bare feet on the ground?

Our feet are extremely important- they help us to walk and run, to dance and jump, and make the most of life. An active person is a healthy and happy person, so get up and let your feet touch the ground.

So, what are you waiting for? These interesting quotes about feet will help you appreciate what one of the most important parts of your body- your feet is- and will have you jumping for joy. Read on to motivate yourself and bring a smile to your face today.

The World At Your Feet Quotes

You can do anything with the whole world at your feet- read these quotes for inspiration.

“I had no time to make a world of my own: I had to stay fixed like Atlas, my feet on the elephant's back and the elephant on the tortoise's back. To inquire on what the tortoise stood would be to go mad.” - Henry Miller, 'Tropic of Capricorn'

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

“Ronan could feel the size of the mountain under his feet. The oldness of it. Far below, there was a heartbeat that wrapped around the world, slower and stronger and more inexorable than Ronan's own.” - Maggie Stiefvater, 'The Dream Thieves'

“Forget not that the earth delights to feel your bare feet and the winds long to play with your hair.” - Khalil Gibran

“For me, the bare feet are grounding. I'm connected to the Earth in a way that I cannot be any other way.” - Rhiannon Giddens

“A man's feet should be planted in his country, but his eyes should survey the world.” - George Santayana

“O happy earth, whereon thy innocent feet doe ever tread!” - Edmund Spenser

“My life has been a roller coaster ride, but somehow I've always been able to land on my feet and still play the guitar.” - Ace Frehley

“The foolish man seeks happiness in the distance; the wise grows it under his feet.” - James Oppenheim

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

“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

Cute Feet Quotes

These cute quotes about feet will bring a smile to your face!

“Many a maiden, with white feet dancing light as air, made happy music through the gloom.” - Euripides

“My little dog - a heartbeat at my feet.” - Edith Wharton

“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 Coehen

“This is love: to fly toward a secret sky, to cause a hundred veils to fall each moment. First to let go of life. Finally, to take a step without feet.” - Rumi

“I've always had a duck personality. Calm above water, feet going crazy below.” - K.Flay

“Here come clown feet. Small feet, Big feet.” - 'The Foot Book', Dr. Seuss

"Just take my hand, lead, dance with me...and I will simply follow the blueness of the water, the white waves rolling free...where the earth beneath my feet and stars make my heart whole again...in long and priceless moments of shared solitude...: - Oksana Rus

“I am completely fascinated by the differences and comparisons between real life and fairy tales because we're raised as little girls to think that we're a princess and that Prince Charming is going to sweep us off our feet.” - Taylor Swift

“If I can be somewhere with sunshine and have bare feet and a book, I'm happy.” - K T Tunstall

"I usually get myself into situations that cause sparks. I mean I'm a girl that likes the storms. I love feeling alive, I love walking out in the cold in my bare feet and feeling the ice on my toes.”- Tori Amos

"She came from a long, long way,

but I saw her at last, walking,

my daughter, my girl, across the fields,

in bare feet, bringing all spring’s flowers

to her mother’s house." -'Demeter', Carol Ann Duffy

“To wear dreams on one's feet is to begin to give a reality to one's dreams.” - Roger Vivier

Motivational Feet Quotes

Here are some quotes by famous personalities that will motivate you to stand on your feet and make the most of your day!

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

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

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

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

“Better to die on one's feet than to live on one's knees.”- Dolores Ibarruri

“My father was truly a great man. I remember one day putting my feet in my father's shoes. I was amazed at the size. Would I ever be big enough to fill his shoes? Could I ever grow into the man my father was? I wondered.” - Joseph B Wirthlin

“You have to be fast on your feet and adaptive, or else a strategy is useless.” - Charles de Gaulle

“People ask me how far I've come. And I tell them twelve feet: from the audience to the stage.” - David Lee Roth

“Happiness is a choice. You grieve, you stomp your feet, you pick yourself up and choose to be happy.” - Lucy Lawless

“I will not let anyone walk through my mind with their dirty feet.” - Mahatma Gandhi

“The foot feels the foot when it feels the ground.” - Gautama Buddha

“The human foot is a masterpiece of engineering and a work of art.” - Leonardo Da Vinci

“I don’t run away from a challenge because I am afraid. Instead, I run toward it because the only way to escape fear is to trample it beneath your feet.” - Nadia Comaneci

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

“Plant thy foot firmly in the prints which His foot has made before thee.” - Joseph Barber Lightfoot

"My first day in Chicago, September 4, 1983. I set foot in this city, and just walking down the street, it was like roots, like the motherland. I knew I belonged here.” - Oprah Winfrey

“You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself in any direction you choose. You're on your own, and you know what you know. And you are the guy who'll decide where to go.” - 'Oh, The Places You'll Go!', Dr. Seuss

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

“I realized there was very little in Hollywood I would ever feel comfortable doing. If I kept one foot there and one foot in my Christianity, I would never grow.” - Willie Aames

“I have self-doubt. I have insecurity. I have fear of failure. I have nights when I show up at the arena and I'm like, 'My back hurts, my feet hurt, my knees hurt.

I don't have it. I just want to chill.' We all have self-doubt. You don't deny it, but you also don't capitulate to it. You embrace it.” - Kobe Bryant

“Keep your feet on the ground, but let your heart soar as high as it will. Refuse to be average or to surrender to the chill of your spiritual environment.” - Arthur Helps

“I always tell my kids if you lay down, people will step over you. But if you keep scrambling, if you keep going, someone will always, always give you a hand. Always. But you gotta keep dancing, you gotta keep your feet moving.” - Morgan Freeman

“I don't run away from a challenge because I am afraid. Instead, I run toward it because the only way to escape fear is to trample it beneath your feet.” - Nadia Comaneci

“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

“I have a confidence about my life that comes from standing tall on my own two feet.” - Jane Fonda

Feet Quotes From Books, Movies And Cartoons

You may have missed these lines from popular media that talk about feet. Here's a small refresher for you.

“If God existed, He's a fake. Or, more likely, a foot. A giant, all-powerful, all-knowing foot!” - Captain Billy Cutshaw, 'The Ninth Configuration', 1990

“Dad: I'm not sure if you're mine, or that nice Lieutenant Colonel's who ran the bowls club.

Bridget Jones: Hm.

Dad: Only joking. You've got my feet. I've always had very dainty feet.” -  'Bridget Jone's Baby', 2016

“Hello, dog. What do you want, eh? You like my feet, do you? Have your fill and away you go. Feet are considered a delicacy among certain animals, you know." - Hriday V. Bakshi, 'The Party', 1968

“It was like at that moment, he became my brain, and I became his feet.” - Maxwell Kane, 'The Mighty', 1998

“Gerry Fleck: I can't dance, I can't dance, I've got two left feet!

Cookie Fleck: I thought he was kidding.

Gerry Fleck: But I wasn't. I was born with two left feet.” - 'Best In Show', 2000

"He made himself refocus on Inej's feet.

Kaz: Saints.

Inej: That bad?

Kaz: No, you just have really ugly feet.

Inej: Ugly feet that got you on this roof." - 'Six of Crows', Leigh Bardugo

“Stand therefore, having girded your waist with truth, having put on the breastplate of righteousness, and having shod your feet with the preparation of the gospel of peace; above all, taking the shield of faith with which you will be able to quench all the fiery darts of the wicked one.

And take the helmet of salvation, and the sword of the Spirit, which is the word of God.” - Ephesians 6:14, The Bible (New King James Version)

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Written by Tanya Parkhi

Bachelor of Arts specializing in Economics

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Tanya ParkhiBachelor of Arts specializing in Economics

Tanya is a skilled content creator with a passion for writing and a love for exploring new cultures. With a degree in Economics from Fergusson College, Pune, India, Tanya worked on her writing skills by contributing to various editorials and publications. She has experience writing blogs, articles, and essays, covering a range of topics. Tanya's writing reflects her interest in travel and exploring local traditions. Her articles showcase her ability to engage readers and keep them interested.

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Sahaana HarishankarBachelor of Engineering specializing in electronics and communication, Master of Engineering specializing in communication systems

With certifications in English and Spanish, Sahaana is fluent in multiple languages including Tamil and Telugu. She completed her Bachelor's in Engineering specializing in Electronics and Communication from Panimalar Engineering College and later acquired her Master's in Engineering specializing in Electronics and Communication from Rajalakshmi Engineering College. Her diverse professional background includes experience as a personal secretary, assistant professor, and language support.

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