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

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

Opportunity knocked.
My doorman threw him out.
- Adrienne Gusoff

Not only is life a bitch, but it is always having puppies.
- Adrienne Gusoff

For want of a nail the shoe was lost;
for want of a shoe the horse was lost;
and for want of a horse the rider was lost.
- Benjamin Franklin

 

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

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

Spring is when you feel like whistling even with a shoe full of slush.
- Doug Larson

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A vigorous temper is not altogether an evil.
Men who are easy as an old shoe are generally of little worth.
- Charles Spurgeon

Sex and the City changed New York-New York's become a big shoe store now,
unfortunately.
- Chris Noth

Shoe Suede Blues is ten years old this year.
The Band consists of four members.
- Peter Tork

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

It was just so elaborate and so luxurious.
We had every gadget imaginable.
You know, I had the little gun that came out,
and I had the little gun in the heel of the shoe.
- Robert Conrad

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

When there's uncertainty they always think there's another shoe to fall.
There is no other shoe to fall.
- Kenneth Lay

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

There is no more unfortunate creature under the sun
than a fetishist who yearns for a woman's shoe and
has to settle for the whole woman.
- Karl Kraus

It isn't the mountains ahead to climb that wear you out;
it's the pebble in your shoe.
- Muhammad Ali

A work-room should be like an old shoe;
no matter how shabby,
it's better than a new one.
- Willa Cather

You cannot put the same shoe on every foot.
- Publilius Syrus

Be master of your petty annoyances and conserve your energies for the big,
worthwhile things.
It isn't the mountain ahead that wears you out -
it's the grain of sand in your shoe.
- Robert Service

What spirit is so empty and blind, that it cannot recognize
the fact that the foot is more noble than the shoe,
and skin more beautiful than the garment with which it is clothed?
- Michelangelo

If you drag your shoe a bit those plastic spikes or
rubber spikes can be almost as bad as metal spikes.
- Bernhard Langer

If the shoe fits, it is probably worn out.
- Craig Bruce

So now I'm left with cigarettes, and I'm trying to
scrape that off my shoe and then I'll be done.
- Diane Lane

A shoe that is too large is apt to trip one,
and when too small, to pinch the feet.
So it is with those whose fortune does not suit them.
- Horace

To come up with the ending to a story and then work
backwards is like tying your shoe with one hand only.
- Donald McKay

Who will wear a shoe that hurts him,
because the shoe-maker tells him 'tis well made?
- Algernon Sydney

If the shoe doesn't fit, must we change the foot?
- Gloria Steinem

If a man's fortune does not fit him,
it is like the shoe in the story; if too large it trips him up,
if too small it pinches him.
- Horace

Later the Administration wanted me to actually sell
all remaining surplus by running the War Assets Corporation.
I said I couldn't do it without some shoe leather.
- Stuart Symington

When I went back to visit my native Berlin after World War II,
I noticed that the only thing I really remembered from
my childhood Berlin days is the shoe store.
- Lukas Foss

You want to fall in love with a shoe,
go ahead.
A shoe can't love you back, but, on the other hand,
a shoe can't hurt you too deeply either.
And there are so many nice-looking shoes.
- Allan Sherman

It's actually great to shoot far away from Hollywood
because we don't have the distractions of the parties
and premieres and all that.
And, of course, you can save money -
there are no good shoe stores.
- Katie Holmes

My mother keeps things in perspective for me.
She makes me realize that the acting I do and love
is no more important than what one of my brothers does-he
works in a shoe repair shop.
If my career ever tapers off, I'll go to college.
- Dana Hill

I think people are going to like my new shoes.
I like them.
I had a lot of success with the one last year,
but this year's shoe is going to be a little different,
but at the same time it's going to be a little spin-off on last year's shoe.
- Vince Carter

My name was originally John Collins,
but I just didn't think it had the flair I needed.
I found out the poet laureate of Poland was named Krasinski
and so it seemed like a shoe-in for show business.
- John Krasinski

Stop trying to treat music like it's a tennis shoe,
something to be branded.
If the music industry wants to save money,
they should take a look at some of their six-figure
executive expense accounts.
All those lawsuits can't be cheap, either.
- Jeff Tweedy

Your spikes, which were really quite long then,
would catch the material of the track and your shoe would get heavier.
I was simply filing them down and rubbing some graphite on the spikes.
I thought I would run more effectively.
- Roger Bannister

Why we cannot build a system like El Al to be proactive.
Why do we have only to react? The shoe bomber -
reaction? Take off your shoes.
The Nigerian - the body scanner is a result of the Nigerian guy.
- Isaac Yeffet

Unity with all creation is a huge idea,
but it fits comfortably within the vast cathedral of our being.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

BUILD UP YOUR CIRCLE....
A mind that perceives
What can rationally be.
A spirit that sees
Innovative possibility.
A heart that is open to
Both beginnings and ends.
A firm hand that fits readily
To the reach of a friend.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

In suggesting gifts: Money is appropriate,
and one size fits all.
- William Randolph Hearst

The term 'giant' is used too often to describe artists.
But in the case of Akira Kurosawa, we have one of the
rare instances where the term fits.
- Martin Scorsese

Sin has many tools, but a lie is the handle which fits them all.
- Edmund Burke

What we now call the browser is whatever defines the web.
What fits in the browser is the World Wide Web and
a number of trivial standards to handle that so that the content comes.
- Ted Nelson

The newspaper fits the reader's program while the listener
must fit the broadcaster's program.
- Kingman Brewster, Jr.

His name, Buzz, fits.
He can buzz along at 40 miles an hour when his genetic memory moves him.
- Joe Henderson

Language fits over experience like a straight-jacket.
- William Golding

I think you've got to talk to the director,
see the director's films and recognise that it's important
that the work fits right in and see if as part of the movie.
- Dennis Muren

It's amazing that the amount of news that happens in
the world every day always just exactly fits the newspaper.
- Jerry Seinfeld

I have a lot of fun with guns, especially the M-16,
but my favourite is my little .22.
It fits nicely in the palm of your hand.
I do limit myself to blanks.
- Jeri Ryan

Sometimes growing pains are by fits and starts.
- Anne Northup

How many wars have been caused by fits of indigestion,
and how many more dynasties have been upset by the
love of woman than by the hate of man.
- Charles Dudley Warner

We know no spectacle so ridiculous as the British public
in one of its periodical fits of morality.
- Thomas B. Macaulay

The aim of marketing is to know and understand the
customer so well the product or service fits him and sells itself.
- Peter Drucker

What I used to do between writing fits was feed my kids,
ride my horse and go shopping for cat and dog food.
- Anne McCaffrey

Depression is melancholy minus its charms -
the animation,
the fits.
- Susan Sontag

A gloomy guest fits not a wedding feast.
- Friedrich Schiller

If society fits you comfortably enough,
you call it freedom.
- Robert Frost

When I first met my agent, I said, If something comes
up and it fits my age range and personality,
I would like you to send me up for it,
even if it specifies blonde or brunette.
- Tia Carrere

When I perform Strauss, it is as if the music fits me like a glove.
My voice seems to lie in a happy area in this music,
which is lyrical and passionate at the same time.
- Kiri Te Kanawa

Most of us serve our ideals by fits and starts.
The person who makes a success of living is the one
who sees his goal steadily and aims for it unswervingly.
That is dedication.
- Cecil B. DeMille

As you know from reading many of these Negro writers,
we don't deal too much with the discussion of democracy
and what it means and how improvisation fits in all that.
- Stanley Crouch

In Hungary, acting is a career for which one fits himself
as earnestly as one studies for a degree in medicine,
law, or philosophy.
- Bela Lugosi

I've been sacrificing my life for my work for 30 years,
and now I want it the other way around.
I want to find work that fits into my life and that would be based here.
- Glenn Close

Marriage is an institution fits in perfect harmony with the laws of nature;
whereas systems of slavery and segregation were designed
to brutally oppress people and thereby violated the laws of nature.
- Jack Kingston

Put too many one-size-fits-all jackets on Americans and the place explodes.
- Lamar Alexander

The new material fits very comfortably with the older stuff.
- Kathy Valentine

Every writer has to figure out what works best -
and often has to select and discard different tools
before they find the one that fits.
- Nora Roberts

Mark Hammond is working in this area,
with Windows Scripting Host.
It is definitely an area where Python fits almost perfectly.
That's quite independent from Java, actually.
- Guido van Rossum

The Labour Party of today has fits of horrors of the
very thought of somebody like me might saying that
they bought in white Australia.
But I believe they did.
- Colleen McCullough


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