Best Quotes About Footsteps

Nor shall derision prove powerful against those who listen to humanity or those who follow in the footsteps of divinity, for they shall live forever. Forever. -Khalil Gibran

Do not seek to follow in the footsteps of the wise. Seek what they sought. -Matsuo Basho

And who knows? Somewhere out there in this audience may even be someone who will one day follow my footsteps, and preside over the White House as the president's spouse. I wish him well! -Barbara Bush

There's a magical tie to the land of our home, which the heart cannot break, though the footsteps may roam. -Eliza Cook

Somewhere out in this audience may even be someone who will one day follow my footsteps, and preside over the White House as the president's spouse. I wish him well! -Barbara Bush

I tread in the footsteps of illustrious men… in receiving from the people the sacred trust confided to my illustrious predecessor. -Martin Van Buren

I demand that my books be judged with utmost severity, by knowledgeable people who know the rules of grammar and of logic, and who will seek beneath the footsteps of my commas the lice of my thought in the head of my style. -Louis Aragon

Writing is no dying art form in America because most published writers here accept the wisdom and the necessity of encouraging the talent that follows in their footsteps. -Elizabeth George

My father was my main influence. He was a preacher, but he was also a history and political science teacher, and since he was my hero, I wanted to follow in his footsteps and become a teacher. -David Soul

Molecular collision dynamics has been a wonderful area of research for all practitioners. This is especially true for those who were following the footsteps of pioneers and leaders of the field twenty years ago. -Yuan T. Lee

I was taking a nose dive somewhere between eleven and twelve because my sister had died and I was practicing something that siblings do which is follow in their footsteps and die as well. -Leo Kottke

I cannot remember a time when the Golden Rule was not my motto and precept, the torch that guided my footsteps. -James Cash Penney

Now that we are poor, we are free. No white man controls our footsteps. -Sitting Bull

I am not surprised that they show no intention to follow in my footsteps, although if I had a second chance myself, I would certainly try to repeat my present career. -Richard Ernst

I watched what method Nature might take, with intention of subduing the symptom by treading in her footsteps. -Thomas Sydenham

My advice to someone to follow in my footsteps is to have patience. I've been doing this for twelve years. -Christina Milian

I am a great admirer of Sen. Frist, who is a nationally known heart surgeon and well known in Nashville as a great family man who has dedicated his life to helping others and, in that regard, he has followed in his father's footsteps. -John Jay Hooker

Not every father gets a chance to start his son off in his own footsteps. -Alan Ladd

I was sent to a school because my father was already aware that his days were numbered, and he was anxious for me to acquire a good education and follow in his footsteps. -Sigrid Undset

Their blood has washed out their foul footsteps' pollution. No refuge could save the hireling and slave from the terror of flight or the gloom of the grave. -Francis Scott Key

I'm a big fan of Albert Brooks, Nichols and May. I'd like to follow in their footsteps and do comedy films. -Illeana Douglas

Then to have Brett come along and follow in the footsteps, it's so gratifying. I get as much enjoyment out of watching Brett play as I did of entertaining people myself. -Bobby Hull

Work alone will efface the footsteps of work. -James Whistler

God moves in a mysterious way, His wonders to perform. He plants his footsteps in the sea, and rides upon the storm. -William Cowper

A stair not worn hollow by footsteps is, regarded from its own point of view, only a boring something made of wood. -Franz Kafka

I realized how important it was to know something about aviation, and it was something I was interested in, so I followed my brother's footsteps and obtained my pilot's license. -Ellen Ochoa

If there are kids who want to follow in my footsteps, I'd say that my shoes are too big for them to fill! But their shoe size is just perfect. -Queen Latifah

I don't think there are any footsteps to be walked in. No one else has taken things that you can buy at the grocery store and put them together. I hope that I have a career as long as Julia Child. -Sandra Lee

I've seen the video played over and over, and it replays in my head constantly. To be able to walk in his exact footsteps is an extremely huge honor, and I did this for him as much as I did it for my family to get some closure too. -Nik Wallenda

The Romantic poets were the prototype ramblers, and I've often found myself following in their footsteps – although perhaps not all of their footsteps since a typical walk for Samuel T. Coleridge might last two days and cover 145km. -Arthur Smith

If I ever have a son, and if he wants to follow in my footsteps in Formula 1, my main responsibility will be to point out some of the negatives. -Jenson Button

I'd always fought against presenting radio really, because my father was a radio DJ in Australia. He's just recently retired. And I kind of didn't want to follow in his footsteps. But I suppose, as we all find as we become older, to some extent we do all become our parents. -Jarvis Cocker

Walking is magic. Can't recommend it highly enough. I read that Plato and Aristotle did much of their brilliant thinking together while ambulating. The movement, the meditation, the health of the blood pumping, and the rhythm of footsteps… this is a primal way to connect with one's deeper self. -Paula Cole

I felt I had an opportunity to follow in the footsteps of great soul musicians of the past, who made a lot of social and political commentary through their music. -Aloe Blacc

When you think about what the odds are to have four boys to not only be able to follow in the footsteps in a basketball career but to also be good in the secondary career as far as the broadcasting, it's pretty remarkable. -Rick Barry

I will follow in my father's footsteps. My father set the bar very high. He was a wonderful leader. -Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck

As I toiled up the Mount of Olives, in the very footsteps of Christ, panting with the heat and the difficult ascent, I found it utterly impossible to conceive that the Deity, in human form, had walked there before me. -Bayard Taylor

Growing up with Jennifer Lopez and Salma Hayek – people who were always trying to do something else – I wanted to follow in their footsteps. They gave people a different perspective of how women were supposed to look like and be. -Paula Garces

You know, God has a plan for me, and I'm going to follow in his footsteps and just rejoice and be happy. -Gabby Douglas

My mom raised me with the idea of doing public service, and I definitely want to go in that direction. But I also want to follow in my dad's entrepreneurial footsteps. -Patrick Schwarzenegger

I used to see my dad and his brothers rhyming, and I knew I wanted to do that one day. I'm like any other boy, always wanting to follow in his father's footsteps. -Romeo Miller

Elvis was the king. No doubt about it. People like myself, Mick Jagger and all the others only followed in his footsteps. -Rod Stewart

I'm humbled to follow in the footsteps of Ed Feulner, who built the most important conservative institution in the nation. He has been a friend and mentor for years and I am honored to carry on his legacy of fighting for freedom. -Jim DeMint

Nobody can take those footsteps I made on the surface of the moon away from me. -Gene Cernan

Only younger brothers will understand me. We're following in the footsteps of older brothers. You are looking up to your brother. You want to do the same things. You want to do as good as he and do it even better. -Wladimir Klitschko

I will follow my father's footsteps by doing what is right, and God will take care of the rest. My father is my role model. My living role model is Cory Aquino. -Gloria Macapagal Arroyo

I want to be fulfilled in myself, rather than try to follow exactly in my father's footsteps. -Ziggy Marley

On the male side of my family, cancer has been very insidious, and so I'm just attempting to live a lifestyle that doesn't follow in their footsteps. -Hill Harper

I've always had a passion for giving back. It's a family tradition that comes from my devout parents. They were always giving back and serving the community. So when I became fortunate enough and blessed to play the game of basketball, I was also fortunate enough to follow in my parents' footsteps and give back like the way they did. -Dikembe Mutombo

Even as I pursued a doctorate in the history of ideas in my native Denmark, I realized I had neither the encyclopedic training nor the passion for cool logic – not to mention the nerve – to follow in the footsteps of classical liberal philosophers and economists such as Robert Nozick, Friedrich Hayek, and Milton Friedman. -Anne Fortier

I'd like to follow in the footsteps along like Jodie Foster and Natalie Portman, who got their education. -Bailee Madison

I am quite excited that Moi is leaving. Kenyans have changed. We have a free press, and it is no longer a situation of 'follow in my footsteps.' -Binyavanga Wainaina

As a person, to inspire some young girls and give them something to look at and give them something to play for, I think is such a great position to be in. I'm glad that I can follow all of the great Korean players' footsteps. -Inbee Park

I always wanted to follow in the footsteps of my maternal grandfather, who was a doctor. -Hasnat Khan

The images of Earth's delicate biosphere, contrasting with the sterile moonscape where the astronauts left their footsteps, have become iconic for environmentalists: these may indeed be the Apollo programme's most enduring legacy. -Martin Rees

Our group has been in Asia since 1981 in mining, oil and gas. Now we want to mine not silver and gold, but great stories and people, and change the world of cinema, and we want to do that by walking in the footsteps of Wu Tianming. -Robert Friedland

In my movies, I'm not trying to erase any old image of myself, really. And also I'm not trying to imitate anyone or follow in their footsteps, because I know, Burt Reynolds was just one of the people that told me this, I know how you can only last in this business if you got something special to offer, just by being yourself. -Mark Wahlberg

I wanted to be an actor ever since I got on stage for the first time, aged 13. Before that, I thought I might follow in the medical footsteps of my parents: my father was a doctor, my mother a pharmacist. -Chiwetel Ejiofor

My brother, Chris Massey from 'Zoey 101', was acting first at a young age. I just followed in my sibling's footsteps. -Kyle Massey

I feel like, big city or small town, you can relate to following your parents' footsteps or putting your own dreams on the back burner or vices that we get caught up in – that whole cycle. That's not just a small-town thing. That's a life thing. -Kacey Musgraves

Getting to perform at the Carlyle, following in the footsteps of women like Elaine Stritch, Barbara Cook, Christine Ebersole, Kelli O'Hara, and so many others, is nothing short of a dream come true. -Laura Osnes

He's been so successful, arguably the best quarterback ever to play the game. If you were trying to follow his footsteps, it would be incredibly difficult. I'd go crazy if I woke up every day and tried to compare myself to Peyton Manning. -Andrew Luck

Outside of my parents, it's my older sister, Ngum. She lives with me in Detroit and helps me with my day-to-day stuff. She's somebody I've always looked up to. When she was leaving high school and going to college, I wanted to follow in her footsteps. -Ndamukong Suh

What will you and I give for Christmas this year? Let us in our lives give to our Lord and Savior the gift of gratitude by living His teachings and following in His footsteps. -Thomas S. Monson

I came to Hollywood determined to follow in Jean Harlow's footsteps, but I was determined not to die young. My hope was to endure. And endure I have. -Mamie Van Doren

I think we all have our own personality, unique and distinctive, and at the same time, I think that our own unique and distinctive personality blends with the wind, with the footsteps in the street, with the noises around the corner, and with the silence of memory, which is the great producer of ghosts. -Octavio Paz

The only biography I read was about Al Bell, of Stax Records. I wanted to follow in the footsteps of Al Bell. -Juicy J

Simply being a guest on David Letterman's show has been a highlight of my career. I never dreamed that I would follow in his footsteps, though everyone in late night follows Dave's lead. I'm thrilled and grateful that CBS chose me. Now, if you'll excuse me, I have to go grind a gap in my front teeth. -Stephen Colbert

I would consider selling the whole company; I wouldn't like to sell just part of it, but on the other hand, I have a grandson intent on following my footsteps and another grandson in another couple of years. -Harry Triguboff

'Into the Blizzard' follows the author as he traces the footsteps of the Newfoundland Regiment during the First World War: where they trained in Scotland, where they fought in Gallipoli and where they died at the Battle of the Somme in France. -Michael Winter

My colleagues and I have gone in the footsteps of our predecessors since the very first day we were called by our people to care for their future. We went any place, we looked for any avenue, we made any effort to bring about negotiations between Israel and its neighbors, negotiations without which peace remains an abstract desire. -Menachem Begin

I want to carry on in my dad's footsteps and make sure his message lives on forever. I feel like that's why I've been put on this planet – to get my message across. -Bindi Irwin

I'd just like to carry on in Dad's footsteps. I think that Dad's spirit and passion lives in every single one of us. -Bindi Irwin

I'm so excited to be carrying on in Dad's footsteps and making sure that everything he worked so hard for continues for the generations to come. -Bindi Irwin

Everything I do in my life I do to make my mum and dad proud. I want to carry on in my dad's footsteps and make sure that his legacy lives on forever. -Bindi Irwin

Charles Kiss is a legendary James Bond-style British spy. And McGrath is the young idealist who is given the task of following in his footsteps. It's a mission that forces McGrath to question everything he thought he believed in. -Peter Milligan

I was studying political science; I was adamant that I was going to follow in my father's footsteps. -Iman

I got into psychology simply because that's what my sister did, and I grew up in a family that was very, like, 'Follow your sister's footsteps.' I went to the same school she went to, did the same degree she did… really had no interest in it, to be honest. -Lilly Singh

I felt pressure to follow in Madonna's footsteps, and I didn't want to base my career on sex. So I began to change how I saw myself. -La India

I did a term at Cambridge University studying medicine, so I could potentially have followed in Mum and Dad's footsteps and become a doctor. -Alistair Brownlee

I started racing BMX when I was five years old. I followed in my brother's footsteps, and I was a little tomboy. When I came into the sport, there wasn't many women. I raced with the boys; I looked up to the boys, and all my mentors were boys. -Caroline Buchanan

When I was a kid, I never thought much about football. I thought about following in my family's footsteps and going into professional wrestling. -Dwayne Johnson

It was a great privilege for me and my teammates to follow in the footsteps of sporting greats like Roger Federer and Tiger Woods. -Ma Long

We ministers have undoubtedly failed to connect and apply Christianity to the practical everyday problems of the average man. In this, we have failed to follow in Christ's footsteps. For the religion which He taught and revealed in His own life and ministry was an intensely practical and down-to-earth affair. -Peter Marshall

My dad taught me everything. It's been fun walking in his footsteps. He played for his whole life and traveled the country and had a great career. He taught me everything about life and playing golf and how to act. Just everything. I learned so much from him and those days hanging around the driving range. -Scott Harvey

I know my dad always wanted to heal the world, and so I think it would be great to follow in his footsteps. -Paris Jackson

I've done stuff in the past and followed in the footsteps of my heroes, and each time, it felt a little bit surreal. -T. J. Perkins

Preacher's kids usually go one way or the other – way wild, or they follow in their dad's footsteps. -Benjamin Watson

By deciding to live our lives based on solid values and unwavering truth, we can leave a legacy for the young men and boys who want nothing more than to follow in our footsteps. -Benjamin Watson

It's an honor to be presented with an opportunity to follow in the footsteps of my mentor, Mike Mansfield, who worked to strengthen and improve America's important relationships throughout Asia. -Max Baucus

My brother was the one who really gave me the desire to follow in his footsteps. Also, it was really Ronaldinho and Ronaldo, the two Brazilian players, who also inspired me to a future in football. -Anthony Martial

I don't advocate any child following in their parent's footsteps when their parent's footsteps are as crooked as mine are. -Mick Foley

It's an honour to sign for Manchester United. I am looking forward to following in the footsteps of so many great strikers, bringing my experience and playing my part to help the team compete for the biggest trophies in the game. -Robin Van Persie

Little girls and little boys need to have role models to look up to and know that, 'I'm not the first one. I'm not having to do this for the first time ever. Others have blazed the trail before me, and I can follow in their footsteps and do the same thing.' -Allison Schroeder

When people ask me a personal question, I answer it in a personal way. I can only speak from the footsteps and the shoes that I've walked in. -La'Porsha Renae

Watching well-meaning authors follow in the footsteps of someone going in the wrong direction breaks my heart. -Ryan Holiday

Tupac has always been somebody who represented a higher consciousness of what it means on both sides of the coin to be black in America. He and Prince were leaders who moved to the beat of their own drum, and I can only hope to follow in their footsteps. -Kat Graham

We just feel like history repeats itself. You ain't never going to see nothing brand new; you're only going to see when records are broken. And we're here to just set records and set trends and follow the footsteps that have been shown to us. -Quavo

Consumers have a different path to purchase. They don't shop less than they used to; it is just that the footsteps went online. You have to think differently in how you engage with users. -Margo Georgiadis

People expected me to be creative and true to myself. In that way, I follow my father's footsteps. -Rohan Marley

People tell me I have to follow in the footsteps of my mom and grandfather, but it's a lot of pressure. I can't really slip up and mess up the name. -Selah Louise Marley

You can see that ladylike kind of dressing with a twist coming back at Dior, and I think that a lot of the fashion is following in those kinds of footsteps. It's wearable. It sits in your wardrobe forever. -Emilia Wickstead

We all know that we Africans just win medals in middle and long distance, and walking in their footsteps makes me feel proud, you know. -Caster Semenya

My father was a farmer, and we have had some farming land in Haryana. Maybe I would have followed his footsteps and become a farmer. -Virender Sehwag

Don't follow in my footsteps; follow your heart. -Mawra Hocane

I don't like to follow in the footsteps. I like to learn from the footsteps that came before me, forge a new path. -Shari Redstone

I feel like I am walking in some amazing footsteps of writers who have come before me, like S.E. Hinton, Walter Dean Myers, Christopher Paul Curtis, Richard Peck and Kate DiCamillo, who I love. -Jacqueline Woodson

I don't want to follow in anyone's footsteps. I want to follow my own path and do something unique. -Kris Wu

No one can fill Senator Daniel K. Inouye's shoes – but together, all of us, we can try to walk in his footsteps. -Brian Schatz

Basically, I think that Gotham is all of our urban nightmares and fears made into reality. Instead of hearing footsteps from behind you while you walk down the streets, turning around and finding nobody there, there is somebody there. -Brian Azzarello

Every time I look at both of my children, I see a future which is very bright for them, and I recognize that I need to be a role model. If they see me as someone who can achieve whatever I want, I believe that they will follow in my footsteps, and that is something that I strive for every single day. -Maneet Chauhan

What's success all about? What's philanthropy all about? Let's think of our legacy, following in the footsteps of some great Americans like the Carnegies and the Mellons who used their wealth for quality purposes. -Norman Braman

What matters about people is their magnetic leadership, their aptitude for helping those following in their footsteps, and their passion – how they choose to package that is their prerogative. -Caroline Ghosn

I was on MTV's 'Real World' at the time when 'Queer Eye' came out. I remember, the first time I won an award, I got the award, and they were like, 'It's a tie! With 'Queer Eye!'' I never thought that I would one day follow in their footsteps. -Karamo Brown

I trained classically for 11 years and then studied musical theater at AMDA New York. My dad is a singer-songwriter, so I followed in his footsteps. -Madeline Brewer

I want to follow in RuPaul's footsteps, which is that combination of not just personal stardom but to really transform myself into a producer of drag. That's the way to make a lasting impact on the world of drag and… to make actual differences in the queer community. I think there's no better model for that than RuPaul. -Sasha Velour

Being a cop must be hard. My dad was one and never wanted any of his children to follow in his footsteps. -Killer Mike

I think it's quite difficult to follow in your parent's footsteps in the same sport. -Princess Anne

I've got to follow in the footsteps of Sacha Baron Cohen and do a prank show, or a film with real elements to it. -Kayvan Novak

As prime minister, I was conscious of walking in Whitlam's footsteps as our government set about creating a companion to Medicare, the National Disability Insurance Scheme. -Julia Gillard

One of my biggest influences is Mac Miller, so to follow in his footsteps would be incredible. He's definitely a big inspiration to me. -Lil Xan

I don't like following in people's footsteps; I like making my own trail. -The Miz

I understand the repercussions of following in my father's footsteps. -Shruti Haasan

I follow in the footsteps of vets, regardless if they younger than me or older than me. -Ghostface Killah

Following in my father's footsteps is not a big deal to me. -Timothy Weah

I would just laugh and say, 'My dad was one of the greatest players, and I want to follow in his footsteps.' But I also want to make a name for myself. I want to be Timothy Weah, be myself, play my game, and still follow in his footsteps while I'm doing that. -Timothy Weah

I certainly wouldn't want to be a Mini Me of any of the people whose footsteps I've followed in. -Sandi Toksvig

I know we don't all follow in the family footsteps, but you are, I suppose, more likely to consider becoming a butcher if you have spent your childhood watching a parent debone a pig. -Sandi Toksvig

At 19, I was European champion, and at 21, I was world champion. Let's just hope Amir Khan can follow in the same footsteps. I believe he can do it 100%; he's a fantastic talent. -Naseem Hamed

Following in the footsteps of Berry Gordy, I always admire what he did. -Jermaine Dupri

My role model was Sachin Tendulkar as a kid. I feel very proud that I have been able to follow his footsteps and become a UNICEF ambassador like him. -Hima Das

To be inducted into the Hall of Fame is a huge honor for any one person in this industry. It not only gives you credibility as the mark you made in the pages of history to the fans, but notoriety for the path you paved for everyone who followed in your footsteps. -Mickie James

I know a lot of kids following in my footsteps, not only from my heritage, but there's younger generations trying to follow in my footsteps, so it's really cool just to be the start of something pretty special for our culture. -Tony Finau

I've always had a thing about Judi Dench, Cate Blanchett, Helen Mirren, Julie Walters, and Imelda Staunton. I'm hoping to follow in their footsteps. -Tamzin Outhwaite

To follow in the footsteps of Dirk Kuyt would be sensational. He triumphed at Feyenoord and has had great success at Liverpool. -Georginio Wijnaldum

There's a long line of difference makers in my family. I'm following in the footsteps of some really strong men and women who have showed me what it means to give back; it's the greatest way to fulfill yourself. -Cameron Boyce

My songs would be nothing had it not been for my father. I follow his footsteps. -Asha Bhosle

I don't want to follow in the footsteps of anybody that went before, because they didn't do what I want to do. -Slowthai

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