I get guilty when I spend money on silly things like clothes and stuff... Having experienced a completely different extreme of wealth, and I don't mean me being poor or rich, I mean knowing that 40 quid that gets spent on a pair of shoes could go a long way for a family in Georgia for a week or even a month, having experienced that, you're a bit more [guilty].
To choose one sock from each of infinitely many pairs of socks requires the Axiom of Choice, but for Shoes the Axiom is not needed.bertrand russell
You can imagine me as a kid growing up in redneck Texas with ballet Shoes, tucking the violin under my arm. I had to fight my way up.Patrick Swayze
And thus shall ye eat it; with your loins girded, your Shoes on your feet, and your staff in your hand; and ye shall eat it inhaste: it isthe L's passover.For I will pass through the land of Egypt this night, and will smite all the firstborn in the land of Egypt, both man and beast; and against all thegods of Egypt Iwill executejudgment: Iam the L.Bible (Old Testament)
No one could shine his Shoes, much less fill them.Walter Seff Isaacson
I find the Englishman to be him of all men who stands firmest in his Shoes.ralph waldo emerson
I'd like to be in his Shoes for one day to know what it feels like to play that way.roger federer
About 80 percent of our customers buy our Shoes not to compete in, but to wear in their leisure time.ralf metzenmacher
A lot of young people think they're invincible, but the truth is young people are knuckleheads. Now young people can get insurance for as little as $50 a month, less than the cost of gym Shoes.michelle obama
Don't soil your pretty little Shoes The gutter's deep and red Climb up climb up and ride along with me the tumbrel driver said But she never said a word never turned her head Don't soil your pretty little pants I only go one way Climb up climb up and ride along with me There's no gold coach today But she never said a word never turned her headpeter weiss
Try to remember this: what you project Is what you will perceive; what you perceive With any passion, be it love or terror, May take on whims and powers of its own. Therefore a numb and grudging circumspection Will serve you best — unless you overdo it, Watching your step too narrowly, refusing To specify a world, shrinking your purview To a tight vision of your inching Shoes, Which may, as soon as you come to think, be crossing An unseen gorge upon a rotten trestle.Richard Wilbur
“How does one conquer fear, Don B.?” “One takes a frog and sews it to one’s shoe,” he said. “The left or the right?” Don B. gave me a pitying look. “Well, you’d look mighty funny going down the street with only one frog sewed to your Shoes, wouldn’t you?" he said. “One frog on each shoe.”Donald Barthelme
They went into my closets looking for skeletons, but thank God, all they found were Shoes, beautiful Shoes.imelda marcos
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, in Swaraaj Chauhan President Bush & Iraq’s Farewell “Gift”, 15 December 2008
I saw them go; one horse was blind, The tails of both hung down behind, Their Shoes were on their feet.Horace and James Smith, Rejected Addresses, The Baby's Debut (parody of Wordsworth)
You put your camera around your neck in the morning, along with putting on your Shoes, and there it is, an appendage of the body that shares your life with you. The camera is an instrument that teaches people how to see without a camera.Dorothea Lange, as quoted in Dorothea Lange : A Photographer's Life (1978), p. vii
Who is worse shod, than the shoemaker's wife, With shops full of Shoes all her life?Proverb reported by John Heywood, Proverbs (1546), Pt. I, ch. 11
The Stoical scheme of supplying our wants by lopping off our desires, is like cutting off our feet when we want Shoes.Jonathan Swift,Thoughts on Various Subjects from Miscellanies (1711-1726)
BALD heads forgetful of their sins, Old, learned, respectable bald heads Edit and annotate the lines That young men, tossing on their beds, Rhymed out in love's despair To flatter beauty's ignorant ear. All shuffle there; all cough in ink; All wear the carpet with their Shoes; All think what other people think; All know the man their neighbour knows. Lord, what would they say Did their Catullus walk that way?William Butler Yeats, The Scholars
For he was more than over Shoes in love.Act I, scene 1, line 23.
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