Quotes with feet
From thirty feet away she looked like a lot of class. From ten feet away she looked like something made up to be seen from thirty feet away.
The High Window (1942)
I don't feel at home in LA, I feel like I'm on holiday. It's nice to dip your feet in occasionally, but I think it's probably quite unhealthy to spend too much time there at once.
Standing beneath this serene sky, overlooking these broad fields now reposing from the labors of the waning year, the mighty Alleghenies dimly towering before us, the graves of our brethren beneath our feet, it is with hesitation that I raise my poor voice to break the eloquent silence of God and Nature. But the duty to which you have called me must be performed; -- grant me, I pray you, your indulgence and your sympathy.
The Gettysburg Address speech on November 19, 1863. The opening of the speech.
All through life, be sure and put your feet in the right place, and then stand firm.
Appears to originate from an anecdote about Abraham Lincoln encouraging Mrs. Pomroy after helping her out of a carrage that was stuck in Washington mud. From War Reminiscences, A Record of Mrs. Rebecca R. Pomroy's Experience in War Times by Anna L. Boyden published in 1884.
The abilities of man must fall short on one side or the other, like too scanty a blanket when you are abed. If you pull it upon your shoulders, your feet are left bare; if you thrust it down to your feet, your shoulders are uncovered.
Be practical as well as generous in your ideals. Keep your eyes on the stars, but remember to keep your feet on the ground.
The Groton School, Groton, MA, May 24, 1904
Never worry about the size of your Christmas tree. In the eyes of children, they are all 30 feet tall.
If toast always lands butter-side down, and cats always land on their feet, what would happen if you strap toast on the back of a cat and drop it?
There is not a thin line between love and hate. There is --- in fact --- a Great Wall of China with armed sentries posted every 20 feet between love and hate.
House. By Dr. Gregory House.
No, there is not a thin line between love and hate. There is, in fact, a Great Wall of China with armed sentries posted every twenty feet between love and hate.
House, Occam's Razor. By Dr. Gregory House.
Christmas is a race to see which gives out first - your money or your feet.