I Cried When I Had No Shoes Quote?

  1. The proverb ″I sobbed because I had no shoes until I met a man who had no feet″ conveys the message that although one may feel despondent about one’s fortune or condition, there is always someone who is less fortunate or has less material possessions.
  2. At the very least, the Persian poet Sa’di included the aphorism in his book The Gulistan, also known as The Rose Garden, which was published in 1259.

When I didn’t have any shoes, I sobbed, but when I saw a man who was missing his legs, I stopped sobbing. Even though life is filled with many gifts, we don’t always appreciate them. Shakespeare’s name, William

Why did I cry when I met a man with no feet?

  1. On a number of websites that I’ve visited, the saying ″I sobbed because I had no shoes until I met a man who had no feet″ and its various iterations has been credited as a quotation.
  2. The many explanations of where this saying came from are unfortunate.
  3. Some people point to its origins in Chinese, Indian, Jewish, or Irish culture.
  4. Typically, it is attributed to an unknown source and presented in an anonymous form.

Did Helen Keller say “I cry because I had no shoes”?

Goodreads provides us with two separate examples of the quotation. Some people believe that Wally Lamb stated it, while others believe that Helen Keller uttered it. Tolstoy is credited with writing, ″I sobbed because I had no shoes until I saw a guy who had no feet,″ which is referenced on page 154 of Lois Smith Murray’s book ″Effective Living.″

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