Forgiveness is the fragrance that the violet sheds on the heel that has crushed it
— Mark Twain

High heels were invented by a woman who had been kissed on the forehead.
Christopher Morley heels quote

Whosoever, in writing a modern history, shall follow truth too near the heels, it may happily strike out his teeth.
— Walter Raleigh

Footnotes -- little dogs yapping at the heels of the text
— William James

The idealist walks on tiptoe, the materialist on his heels.
— heels quotation by Malcolm De Chazal