Shoe Quotes

Boots and shoes are the greatest trouble of my life. Everything else one can turn and turn about, and make old look like new; but there’s no coaxing boots and shoes to look better than they are. George Eliot

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

Englishwomen’s shoes look as if they had been made by someone who had often heard shoes described, but had never seen any. Margaret Halsey

A brand-new pair of toe shoes presents itself to us as an enemy with a will of its own that must be tamed. Toni Bentley

Shoes are the first adult machines we are given to master. Nicholson Baker

It is the fragrant lack of practicality that makes high-heeled shoes so fascinating: in terms of static mechanics they induce a sort of insecurity which some find titillating. Stephen Bayley

A toe shoe is as eccentric as the ballerina who wears it; their marriage is a commitment. Toni Bentley

I don’t want to feel a shoe; I want the shoe to become part of me. Leslie Browne

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

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