Shoe Quotations

Shoe Quotations



It seems everyone from designers to comedians, models to politicians, soap stars to childhood heros all have something to say about shoes.

I have detailed below a range of shoe quotations, I hope you enjoy reading them.

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I wept because I had no shoes, until I saw a man who had no feet. - Ancient persian saying

If the shoe fits it’s too expensive. - Adrienne Gusoff

Between saying and doing, many a pair of shoes is worn out. - Iris Murdoch

You want to fall in love with a shoe go ahead. A shoe can’t love you back, a shoe can’t hurt you too deeply either. - Allan Sherman

If high heels were so wonderful, men would be wearing them. - Sue Grafton

Oh no,two women love me! They’re both gorgeous and sexy! My wallets too small for my fifties and my diamond shoes are too tight! - Chandler Bing, Friends

Mount on French heels when you go to a ball, ‘tis the fashion to totter and show you can fall. - Modern Dress 1753

One ,two,buckle my shoe. - Nursery rhyme

Boots and shoes are the greatest trouble of my life. - George Eliot

Momma always says there’s an awful lot you can tell about a person by their shoes. Where they’re going. Where they’ve been. - Forest Gump

A lie can travel half way round the world while the truth is putting on its shoes - Mark Twain

Most women prefer a trip to hell in high heels than to walk flat-heeled to heaven - William A. Rossi

Ginger Rogers did everything Fred Astaire did, backwards and on high heels - Faith Whittlesey

I see a pair of shoes I adore, and it doesn’t matter if they have them in my size. I buy them anyway. - Keira Knightley

Elegance and comfort are not incompatible, and whoever maintains the contrary simply doesn’t know what he’s talking about - Salvatore Ferragamo

A man cannot make a pair of shoes rightly unless he do it in a devout manner - Thomas Carlyle

The Stoical scheme of supplying our wants by lopping off our desires,is like cutting off our feet when we want shoes - Jonathan Swift

Shopping tip: You can get shoes for 85 cents at the bowling alley - Anon

You can do anything, but lay off my blue suede shoes - Elvis Presley

I don’t know who invented high heels, but all women owe him a lot - Marilyn Monroe

You are flirting with danger when you buy high-heeled sandals - Eileen Allen

I did not have three thousand pairs of shoes; I had one thousand and sixty - Imelda Marcos

The eyes can mislead, a smile can lie, but the shoes always tell the truth - Greg House House MD

Stiletto, I look at it more as an attitude as opposed to a high-heeled shoe - Lita Ford

The future’s got a million roads for you to choose, But you’ll walk a little taller in some high heel shoes - Hairspray

The fact is, sometimes it’s hard to walk in a single women’s shoes. That’s why we need really special ones now and then - to make the walk a little more fun - Carrie Bradshaw, Sex & The City

Before you judge a man, walk a mile in his shoes. After that who cares? He’s a mile away and you’ve got his shoes - Billy Connolly

Shoes are like friends, they can support you, or take you down - Anon

I’d make a wonderful Lady Macbeth. I’ll wear a pair of platform shoes or something - Bette Midler

I’ve destroyed my feet completely but I don’t care. What do you really need your feet for anyway - Sarah Jessica Parker

The stiletto is a feminine weapon that men don’t have - Christian Louboutin

A cause may be inconvenient, but is’s magnificent. It’s like champagne or high heels, and one must be prepared to suffer for it - Arnold Bennett

Shoes are the quickest way for women to achieve instant metamorphosis - Manolo Blahnik

How tall am I? Honey, with hair, heels and attitude I’m through this damned roof! - Rupaul

Nothing has been invented yet that will do a better job than heels at making a good pair of legs look great, or great ones look fabulous. - Stuart Weitzman

High heels are pride and privilege, the passkey to decadence. - Karen Heller

I just hand shoes on the wall. They’re architecture you know. - Tori Amos

Chanel liberated women: Saint Laurent gave them power. - Pierre Berge

My feet are still on the ground. I’m just wearing better shoes.- Oprah Winfrey

That’s like saying Prada’s are just shoes, or vodka is just a morning beverage! - Karen, Will & Grace

If women fall over wearing heels, that’s embarrassing; but if a bloke falls over wearing heels, then you have to kill yourself! End of your life! - Eddie Izzard

I like to literally put women on a pedestal. - Vivienne Westwood

Return the shoes?! I can’t talk to you when you’re being hysterical! - Gabrielle, Desperate Housewives

My shoes are special shoes for discerning feet. - Manolo Blahnik

The shoe that fits one person pinches another; there is no recipe for living that suits all cases. - Carl Jung

With four pairs of shoes I can travel the world.- Coco Chanel

A women with good shoes is never ugly. They are the last touch of elegance. - Coco Chanel

The right shoe can make everything different. - Jimmy Choo

Always wear expensive shoes. People notice. - Brian Koslow

What becomes of the broken-hearted? They buy shoes. - Mimi Pond

A shoe without sex appeal is as barren as a tree without leaves. - Rita De Acosta Lydig

Then close your eyes and tap your heels together three times. And think to yourself, “There’s no place like home” - The Wizard of Oz

If you haven’t got it. Fake it! Too short? Wear big high-heels, but do practice walking! - Victoria Beckham

I’ve spent $40,000 on shoes and I have no place to live? I will literally be the old women who lived in her shoes! - Carrie Bradshaw, Sex & The City

I live in heels. Give me a pair of flip-flops and I’ll trip all over myself. - Brenda Song

Don’t speak ill of your predecessors or successors. You didn’t walk in their shoes. - Donald Rumsfeld

Do you know how hard it is to maintain cover while dancing the salsa in three-inch heels? - Syndey, Alias

Put on your red shoes, and dance the blues. - David Bowie

If the shoe fits, you’re not allowing for growth. - Robert N Coons

Cinderella is proof that a pair of shoes can change your life. - Anon

“The time has come” the Walrus said, “To talk of many thing; Of shoes and ships and sealing-wax of cabbages and kings” - Lewis Carroll


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