100+ Best Shoes Quotes: Exclusive Selection

Profoundly inspirational shoes quotes will challenge the way you think, change the way you live and transform your whole life.

Famous Shoes Quotes

If I had my way, I’d wear jewelry, a great pair of heels and nothing else. — Jada Pinkett Smith

Sometimes I take the watch, or I take the shoes, but usually the souvenir is to take the life you had with those directors, or the crew – the camera person, the lighting person. When you finish a film it’s like a little death. You had a family for a bit, and you finish the movie and you probably will never see each other again. — Jean Reno

When I step into a character’s shoes, I don’t judge them. I make a conscious effort not to look from the outside in but look from the inside out, and when you do that it allows you to feel and sense things more, and act and react from a core, you know? — Abbie Cornish

I have the idea that running shoes are based on a kind of cult idea – that our feet are flawed and we need shoes to correct those flaws. The shoe companies are in the business of selling shoes. But there’s no evidence from running shoe manufacturers that they’re right. There’s no scientific data that running shoes reduce injury. — Christopher McDougall

I have lots of shoes, but I have to be comfortable. Lately, I’ve stolen my husband’s big, ugly Uggs to wear around the kitchen. I want to have them on, then slide into a fabulous heel later. Truth is, I often forget the heel. — Debi Mazar

It isn’t the mountain ahead that wears you out; it’s the grain of sand in your shoe. — Robert W. Service

If a customer walks out without shoes, you really want to find out why. ‘It didn’t fit’ is not good enough. — Thomas G. Stemberg

When you model for a show, you get this real sense of adrenaline. It’s difficult when the shoes are so high – that part’s quite scary – but you just have to do it. — Ymre Stiekema

The great thing about writing is that you always put yourself in the shoes of the character. If you’re doing it right, you can see into the heart of all your characters. Usually, when there’s a writing problem, it’s because you aren’t doing that. — Peter Gould

I am very much a person who appreciates perennial things. Things like a Lacoste shirt, a Clarks desert boot, Persol sunglasses and Vans shoes that have been the same forever. There are certain things that once you find it, you like it and it’s done. I like Italian clothing, like suits from Battistoni and I have a shirt by Piero Albertelli. — Roman Coppola

I didn’t feel a specific pressure to prove myself because I had an actor in the family. I didn’t feel that pressure to fill some big shoes or anything. — Katherine Waterston

I’ve always looked at shoes as being immensely beautiful things. — Graham Coxon

I don’t have to live the lives of my characters to write about them. It’s about really putting yourself in their shoes. — Jodi Picoult

I love and admire the American culture and the American dream. I learnt so many things about the American shoe industry and marketing strategies. I caught the secrets of American casual wear, that is elegant and wearable, retro and modern, and mixed it with an Italian touch, luxurious and handmade. — Diego Della Valle

It’s a rare thing when you read a role and have this immediate ownership over it, you have this take and this connection, and it’s not even that you feel that you’re gonna do a good job, it’s that you feel like you’ve found it. It fits, it’s natural; it’s like putting on a good shoe or something. — Fran Kranz

I’m essentially a jeans girl, and I dress them up or down with accessories. For me, it’s ultimately about a great pair of shoes. — Jessalyn Gilsig

I’ll tell you one thing you can’t do: you can’t put your shoes on, then your socks on. — Flavor Flav

I don’t take myself seriously any more. Sometimes I just garden in my knickers and platform shoes. — Kim Wilde

I was always very physical, growing up, and did sports. I like to get out and do different things, and walk in different shoes. I like change. I like challenge. — Emily Bett Rickards

I wanted to make the lightest shoe possible, but still be able to perform at the same time. — Carmelo Anthony

Shoes are a big part of your look. I think that if your outfit isn’t really something special, then fun footwear is a great way to jazz it up and make your ensemble more interesting. — Christian Siriano

I have 137 pairs of shoes and 200 pairs of jeans. — Frances Bean Cobain

It is so much easier to be nice, to be respectful, to put yourself in your customers’ shoes and try to understand how you might help them before they ask for help, than it is to try to mend a broken customer relationship. — Mark Cuban

I’ve always been interested in films where you can identify with the actors. Where you can be in their shoes and therefore be more involved if they’re people that you recognize. — Adrian Lyne

I shall begin my march for Camp tomorrow morning. It was not in my power to move until I could procure shoes for the troops almost barefoot. — Anthony Wayne

So if anybody wants to get me something, get me 60 crabs – one for each year. I don’t want no diamonds, I don’t want no shoes, I don’t want no party. I want some crabs. — Patti LaBelle

I’ve been ripped for being too sensitive, but I do think people need to walk in another person’s shoes before they accuse them of being too sensitive. — Hank Haney

There is something that feels stagnant about having things you don’t use or wear. But shoes are my thing. Shoes and scarves, I’m a big fan of the scarf. — Leslie Bibb

Walk a mile in my shoes is good advice. Our children will learn to respect others if they are used to imagining themselves in another’s place. — Neil Kurshan

I’m a goody two-shoes who’s never taken anything stronger than Tylenol. — Erika Christensen

I love to shop, especially in retro stores. I have about a million pairs of old-school sports shoes like Adidas, so that’s probably my biggest vice. — Carrot Top

Coming from a farming background, I saw nothing out of the ordinary in running barefoot, although it seemed to startle the rest of the athletics world. I have always enjoyed going barefoot and when I was growing up I seldom wore shoes, even when I went into town. — Zola Budd

Most ankle strap shoes are seriously unattractive, cutting the line of the leg as well as cutting off the circulation! Try dancing in them – your feet will look like a pair of overdone hotdogs afterwards. — Joan Collins

You just need to put yourself in someone else’s shoes and then see how they feel and then you will understand why they are reacting or why they are behaving the way that they are behaving. We need to be fair. — Navid Negahban

And whenever I’m in a situation where I’m wearing the same as 600 other people and doing the same thing as 600 other people, looking back, I always found ways to make myself different, whether it be having a red lining inside of my jacket, having red shoes, it hasn’t changed. — Jeremy Irons

To be a good citizen, it’s important to be able to put yourself in other people’s shoes and see the big picture. If everything you see is rooted in your own identity, that becomes difficult or impossible. — Eli Pariser

When I talk about rock n’ roll, to me, that goes back to the beginning of the 1950s. Blue suede shoes and sideburns, man. Pink and black coloured clothes. Turn your collar up, comb your hair in ducktails. And the music was cool. It was a whole culture then – a different world. — Bobby Keys

I don’t speak up if I’m working. As a model, no one pays me for my opinion. I want to wear whatever will make a great photo, whether I like it or not. But if the shoes are too small, I will complain! — Elettra Rossellini Wiedemann

I’m a huge shoe person, and I have lots of shoes. — Kimberly Caldwell

I asked a man in prison once how he happened to be there and he said he had stolen a pair of shoes. I told him if he had stolen a railroad he would be a United States Senator. — Mother Jones

I’m an avid shoe fan. I got my first pair of Louboutins as a birthday gift from Jami Gertz. — Toks Olagundoye

The late Estee Lauder says you can never wear white shoes after Labor Day. But of course, in today’s world, that does not exist. — Andre Leon Talley

They went into my closets looking for skeletons, but thank God, all they found were shoes, beautiful shoes. — Imelda Marcos

The thing I always try to remember is that feet are attached to the leg, and that you must prolong the silhouette. The shoe elongates the leg and does it discreetly. The goal is to get people to look at a woman’s legs. It’s all about the leg. No, it’s not about the leg. It’s about the woman. — Christian Louboutin

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

I love accessories. I’m a girl. I love shoes. I love handbags. — Petra Stunt

Barack Obama was not born into wealth or privilege, yet today his is president of these United States of America. Barack Obama has lived the American Dream. He has walked in our shoes. — Ken Salazar

I started making houses for ants because I thought they needed somewhere to live. Then I made them shoes and hats. It was a fantasy world I escaped to where my dyslexia didn’t hold me back and my teachers couldn’t criticize me. That’s how my career as a micro-sculptor began. — Willard Wigan

Opting for gold shoes could have been considered downright cocky, but I was confident and never doubted my ability to deliver gold medals to match my shimmering footwear. — Michael Johnson

Perfect heroines, like perfect heroes, aren’t relatable, and if you can’t put yourself in the protagonist’s shoes, not only will they not inspire you, but the book will be pretty boring. — Cassandra Clare

I thought it was normal to recycle pants and shoes from your older cousins. That was just my way of life. At the end of the month, there was not much food in the refrigerator and you’re hoping the first comes so food can come again. You never forget those things. — Tyson Chandler

I’d rather hang out with five people that I love than with 400 strangers at a club who are all doing the up-and-down inspection thing. They appraise everybody from head to toe – the outfit, the handbag, the shoes, how much they weigh… I can’t stand it! — Sophia Bush

Oh yes, I love to do shoes. I’m not a fetishist but I love to do shoes. — Karl Lagerfeld

So, I understand when they make a mistake and everyone at home is throwing their shoe at the television set. — Vanna White

It’s easy for people in an air-conditioned room to continue with the policies of destruction of Mother Earth. We need instead to put ourselves in the shoes of families in Bolivia and worldwide that lack water and food and suffer misery and hunger. — Evo Morales

I never go sexy. I’m more into a well-made pair of pants and a good shoe. — Dree Hemingway

What I wear is a reflection of where I am going and how I am feeling. If Im in a good mood, its got to be cashmere and jeans – just something comfy, soft and warm. When Im down, I might find something that I havent worn for a while that was bought for me – or wear a brooch or a pair of shoes that are like old friends. — Kim Cattrall

I still get butterflies when I’m doing a runway show. The music starts, you’re wearing these gorgeous clothes and your nervous about your high heels, if your shoes are going to break, if your going to slip or do something wrong. — Karlie Kloss

You know, it’s about getting out there and having a good time. Not about worrying – all these young books for women are like I’m 29 with a closet full of Prada shoes and I can’t get a date. Come on. — Aisha Tyler

Being constantly with children was like wearing a pair of shoes that were expensive and too small. She couldn’t bear to throw them out, but they gave her blisters. — Beryl Bainbridge

We asked ourselves what we wanted this company to stand for. We didn’t want to just sell shoes. I wasn’t even into shoes – but I was passionate about customer service. — Tony Hsieh

I had big shoes to fill, but the way we have been playing has made the transition easy. — Ricky Ponting

My culinary wardrobe is the same as my biking wardrobe, just no shoes. — Lela Rose

To be happy, it first takes being comfortable being in your own shoes. The rest can work up from there. — Sophia Bush

The only way to make something cheaply today is to have it mass-produced. For example, you wear the same shoes as everyone else. If you had a fabber, you could custom-make shoes that perfectly fit your feet. Three-dimensional printing will help us move away from the mass consumption that is so deeply ingrained in our culture. — Hod Lipson

Matching your hat to your shoe to your bag, or your necklace to your earrings, has a tendency to look dated. Mixing up your accessories adds interest to an outfit, and can make you look much more modern and polished. — Stacy London

I would not invest in any shoe that is too trendy. — Rachel Roy

When people wear shoes that don’t fit them, it says something about their soul. Generally, I think it means they are good people. — Billy Bob Thornton

Working on ‘Gossip Girl’ was a fantastic experience. It was my first real gig and I’m thankful for it – I got to learn a lot. I’m glad I got to explore getting comfortable in my own shoes in the background on a show like ‘Gossip Girl. — Dreama Walker

Every man must wear out at least one pair of fools shoes. — Earl Derr Biggers

‘The time has come,’ the walrus said, ‘to talk of many things: of shoes and ships – and sealing wax – of cabbages and kings.’ — Lewis Carroll

Mr. Burns comes out and flips cigar ashes on his shoes, and makes up about 90 percent of what you hear. — Bobby Darin

Did you ever get the feeling that the world was a tuxedo and you were a pair of brown shoes? — George Gobel

I usually decide what to wear in the morning, but sometimes, I’ll have a favorite coat or sweater or shoes, and I’ll wear them everyday for a week! — Cameron Russell

Putting on my legs is like putting on my shoes. I understand that’s how some people might think differently, but I hope that in London, their perceptions open up. — Oscar Pistorius

Take charge of hidden, sneaky sources of chronic inflammation that can trigger illness and disease by wearing comfortable shoes daily, getting an annual flu vaccine, and asking your doctor why you’re not on a statin and baby aspirin if you’re over the age of forty. — David Agus

You have to realise that I am the third out of six children, and I am raised with very strong core values and a very strong upbringing. I always put myself in other people’s shoes. — Angela Ahrendts

The Bollywood distribution system is so corrupt that they have trouble making money off movies. So they sell shoes that an actress stepped in. If they turned up the amps some, maybe they could sell the actresses. — Bruce Sterling

In modeling, my height was a big challenge to overcome, because I was pretty much the shortest girl on the runway whenever I was doing the catwalk. The clothes didn’t fit and the shoes didn’t fit. It was an issue, but luckily, it didn’t prevent me from working. — Devon Aoki

When you meet a stranger, look at his shoes. Keep your money in your shoes. — Michael Stipe

In the dressing room, I always put on my right shoe first. Same thing for my right wristband. — Mary Lou Retton

When it comes down to it, I’m just a girl who wears those five-finger weird toe shoes. — Shailene Woodley

I am a bit sickie happy. I am prone to black clouds too, but… I am embarrassed about them. It’s like: ‘My diamond shoes are too tight. My money clip doesn’t fit all my fifties.’ I mean – really. Shut up. — Olivia Colman

I know many people have said it before, but there is nothing a cup of coffee and a new pair of shoes can’t fix! — Marissa Jaret Winokur

I never wore flats: The higher the shoe, the better. — Patti Hansen

Shoes are the finishing touch on any outfit and it is important to complete a look with the perfect pair! — Tracy Reese

I can certainly put myself in Israel’s shoes. They are humans just like we are. They want peace and security inside their borders. — Mahmoud Abbas

When you sketch a shoe but don’t have the intention to do a proper shoe, it remains a curvy sketch with no detail. The shoe completely morphs to the body. — Christian Louboutin

I was the first athlete, from a training standpoint, with Adidas to have their own signature shoe. — Keyshawn Johnson

I like Cinderella, I really do. She has a good work ethic. I appreciate a good, hard-working gal. And she likes shoes. The fairy tale is all about the shoe at the end, and I’m a big shoe girl. — Amy Adams

Sometimes, to keep things exciting, I decorate my house as if I owned a child. I’ll toss a tiny pair of shoes in the hallway or lean small wooden crutches in what I refer to as ‘the baby’s room,’ which is actually a tiny space where I make things. I continue to call it the baby’s room because it confuses people and it’s creepy. — Amy Sedaris

I was changing a light bulb over Groucho Marx’s bed, so I took my shoes off, got on his bed and changed the bulb. When I got off the bed he said: ‘That’s the best acting you’ve ever done. — Elliott Gould

I dislike the word ‘victim.’ I dislike being told that I ‘lost’ my husband – as if I had idly abandoned you by the side of the railway track like an unwanted pair of old shoes. — Nina Bawden

You put high heels on and you change. — Manolo Blahnik

We Americans are world leaders and we must lead by example – particularly in times that require careful deliberation before any precipitous action – lest we fail to walk in the shoes of those we might injure. — Peter Yarrow

I do love shoes that make my legs longer. I have the upper body of someone who’s 5ft 8in, so high heels help me even out the discrepancy. — Amy Adams

I really do literally put myself into a character’s shoes. — Ruth Rendell

You know, kicking people’s butts with round-edged boots is good, but with pointy shoes, it’s even better. — Pauline Marois

Creativity often consists of merely turning up what is already there. Did you know that right and left shoes were thought up only a little more than a century ago? — Bernice Fitz-Gibbon

Shoes make an outfit. You can throw on a crazy shirt and crazy pants but you add those shoes – done. — Russell Westbrook

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