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31 Wonderful Walk In My Shoes Quotes To Spread Empathy

Have you heard the old idiom, ‘Before you judge a man, walk a mile in his shoes’? It’s the inspiration for our collection of over 30 ‘walk in my shoes’ quotes that illustrate the importance of empathy.

Variations of this expression are common when explaining the need to see things from others’ perspectives and experiences, before we judge them.

From incredible characters such as Harper Lee’s Atticus Finch to celebrities like Eminem and Elvis, these quotes about walking in someone else’s shoes show the importance of being kind, compassionate, and non-judgmental. After all, you may never fully know what someone else is going through!

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1. “You’d have to walk a thousand miles in my shoes just to see what it’s like to be me!!”- Eminem 

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2. “My shoes have a lot of miles on them. Unless you have walked in my shoes, don’t judge me or my life.” – Unknown

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3. “If you could walk a mile in my shoes you’d be crazy too.” – Tupac Shakur

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4. “Try walking in my shoes before you start judging me. Either you’ll quin in between, or you’ll start respecting me.” – Adnan Mj

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5. “Atticus was right. One time he said you never really know a man until you stand in his shoes and walk around in them. Just standing on the Radley Porch was enough.” – Harper Lee

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6. “Walk a mile in my shoes is good advice. Our children will learn to respect others if they are used to imagining themselves in another’s place.” – Neil Kurshan

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7. “Before you abuse, criticize, and accuse walk a mile in my shoes.” – Elvis Presley

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8. “Walk a day in my shoes, feel the pain, loss, sadness, guilt, remorse, and the heartache, then I dare you to judge me!” – Unknown

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9. “You will never be able to walk in my shoes…mainly because I don’t plan on taking them off to prove anything to you.” – Unknown

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10. “Before you judge a man, walk a mile in his shoes. After that, who cares? …He’s a mile away and you’ve got his shoes.” – Unknown

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11. “Walk a day in my shoes.” – Mark Steber

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12. “You have to do what is right for you. No one walks in your shoes.” – Unknown                                                             

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13. “Don’t worry about walking a mile in my shoes, just try a day thinking in my head.” – Unknown

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14. “When you judge someone, it says more about you… unless you really have walked a mile in their shoes.” – Unknown

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15. “You can never walk a mile in someone else’s shoes, but you can walk a mile in your own and be proud of it.” – Zach Anner

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16. “You know my name, not my story. You’ve heard what I’ve done not what I’ve been through.” – Unknown

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17. “Take a moment to walk in my shoes, I bet you’ll fall on the first step.” – Unknown

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18. “I’m not asking you to walk in my shoes; I’d never wish my afflictions on anyone. But could you walk beside me on secure ground and reach to hold my hand?”- Richelle E. Goodrich

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19. “Virtual reality is the ‘ultimate empathy machine.’ These experiences are more than documentaries. They’re opportunities to walk a mile in someone else’s shoes.”- Chris Milk

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20. “Yours are the only shoes made to walk your journey.” – Charles F. Glassman

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21. “If you try to walk in my shoes, you’ll end up in a bookstore.” – Unknown

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22. “You should step in my shoes. Walk for a while and maybe you will see how hard it is to hold back the tears and fake a smile.”- Elizabeth Panos

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23. “Walking a mile in someone else’s shoes isn’t as much about the walk or the shoes; it’s to be able to think like they think, feel what they feel, and understand why they are who and where they are. Every step is about empathy.” – Toni Sorenson

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24. “Take a walk in my shoes, it’s not as easy as it looks.” – Unknown

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25. “Maybe we have shoes so we can learn to walk in another’s oath before judging their footsteps?”- Nikki Rowe

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26. “We walk the same path, but got on different shoes, live in the same building, but we got different views.”- Drake

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27. “I could walk a mile in your shoes, but I already know they’re just as uncomfortable as mine. Let’s walk next to each other instead.” – Lynda Meyers

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28. “I am proud of where I came from, and I am proud of what I’ve been able to achieve through hard work and perseverance. And I guarantee you that anyone who tries to say otherwise hasn’t walked a day in my shoes.” – Wendy Davis

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29. “I’ve been ripped for being too sensitive, but I do think people need to walk in another person’s shoes before they accuse them of being too sensitive.”- Hank Haney

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30. “You never really understand a person until you consider things from his point of view… until you climb in his skin and walk around in it.” – Atticus Finch                             

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31. “Walk with me for a while, my friend – you in my shoes, I in yours – and then let us talk.” – Richelle E. Goodrich

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