Quotes About Keys

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Wendy Mass
“Do you ever think if people heard our conversations they'd lock us up?"
All the time.”
Wendy Mass, Jeremy Fink and the Meaning of Life

Louisa May Alcott
“I've got the key to my castle in the air, but whether I can unlock the door remains to be seen.”
Louisa May Alcott, Little Women

Charles Dickens
“A very little key will open a very heavy door.”
Charles Dickens, Hunted Down

Jennifer Donnelly
“It has an L on it. L for love. See? It's the key to the universe, Dad. You said you were looking for it. You told Mom you were. I found it for you so you don't have to look anymore. So you can come home at night.”
Jennifer Donnelly, Revolution

A.J. Darkholme
“Every man walks his own path, and every path has its fair share of locked doors. You never know who holds the key to a door you’ll need to open one day, so you best treat people as if they are all keyholders.”
A.J. Darkholme, Rise of the Morningstar

Alex Morritt
“Owning fewer keys opens more doors.”
Alex Morritt, Impromptu Scribe
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Brandon Mull
“He's stubborn," Tux warned in a singsong tone.
"Stay out of this," Mark spat.
"And touchy," Tux added.”
Brandon Mull

Brandon Mull
“Please," Kendra said. "Think of all the lives that will be destroyed."
"I have," Mark said. "Believe me, darling, I grasp all aspects of this, I really do. But how much has the public I'm protecting worried about me? My sanity, my happiness, my right to find peace?"
"They made no promises," Bracken said. "They are not preventing the end of the world. Those who know about your sacrifice appreciate you immeasurably. Your life may not be fair, but it is absolutely necessary.”
Brandon Mull

Shannon L. Alder
“We are chained by our own control. Life is nothing more than finding the key that unlocks every part of our soul.”
Shannon L. Alder

“Life is like a piano. White keys are happy moments and the black ones are sad moments. Both keys are played together to give us the sweet music called Life.”
Suzy Kassem, Rise Up and Salute the Sun: The Writings of Suzy Kassem

Anusha Atukorala
“There are three keys for your journey. Humility, wisdom, love. Don’t leave without them - they will enrich you all the way. And they will bless those around you.”
Anusha Atukorala

“Believe me when I say:
'Out of all those around,
she’s the best locksmith in town.'
Her stethoscope ears
know when the dials of your heart
click into place.
She’s been cutting keys for years.
You don’t stand a chance
with that flimsy case.
Alas, no matter how
you lock your heart—
bolt, fixture, and
key—
she’s got nimble fingers
that pick locks for
free.
Padlocks and deadbolts
are all in vain.
Why do you even bother
with that chain?
She’s way too smart.
Along with ours, she’ll have
your heart.
And you will see
that the best locksmith in town
is she.”
Kamand Kojouri

Patrick Rothfuss
“The key needed urgent tending. It was for certain the most restless of the lot. This wasn't even a slim sliver of surprise. Keys were hardly known for their complacency, and this one was near howling for a lock. Auri picked it up and turned it in her hands. A door key. It wasn't shy about the fact at all.”
Patrick Rothfuss, The Slow Regard of Silent Things

Dan Groat
“We lose keys and we find keys and we get new keys. We just have to find the ones that unlock the right doors. Sometimes, we have keys, but we don’t know what door they fit. That can be the hardest part, putting the right key in the right door.”
Dan Groat, Monarchs and Mendicants

“Be music always. Keep changing the keys, tones, pitch, and volume of each of the songs you create along your life's journey and play on.”
Suzy Kassem, Rise Up and Salute the Sun: The Writings of Suzy Kassem

Lailah Gifty Akita
“God holds the right key to every door.”
Lailah Gifty Akita, Pearls of Wisdom: Great mind

Wes Adamson
“Friendship is a door you will never need to knot on as you will always have a key.”
Wes Adamson

A.J. Darkholme
“Some people are born to hold keys, while others are born to use them.”
A.J. Darkholme, Rise of the Morningstar

César Aira
“I was sole keeper and mistress of the impossible. I possessed the keys to pain.”
César Aira, How I Became a Nun
tags: i, keys, pain

Israelmore Ayivor
“The 9th key may be the door opener. Don't give up after trying the 8th. Keep doing it!”
Israelmore Ayivor, Dream Big!: See Your Bigger Picture!

Sam Shepard
“Give me the keys.”
Sam Shepard, True West
tags: keys

Israelmore Ayivor
“There is no way to your personal joy if you hand over the keys to someone who is not ready to open the door for you. You have the right to choose your friends; do it carefully!”
Israelmore Ayivor, Daily Drive 365

Simone Elkeles
“Wait!" Brittany calls out as I'm walking away.
I turn around and she's right in front of me. "What?"
She smiles seductively as if she's wanting something more than a truce. Way more. Shit, is she gonna kiss me? I'm taken off guard here, which usually doesn't happen. She bites her bottom lip, as if she's contemplating her next move. I'm totally game to making out with her.
As my brain goes through every scenario, she steps closer to me.
And snatches my keys out of my hand.
"What do you think you're doin'?" I ask her.
"Getting you back for kidnapping me." She steps back and with all her might whips my keys into the woods.
"You did not just do that."
She backs up, facing me the entire time, as she moves toward her car. "No hard feelings. Payback's a bitch, ain't it, Alex?" she says, trying to keep a straight face.
I watch in shock as my chem partner gets into her Beemer. The car drives out of the lot without a jolt, jerk, or hitch. Flawless start.
I'm pissed off because I'm going to have to either crawl around in the dark woods trying to find my keys or call Enrique to pick me up.
I'm also amused. Brittany Ellis bested me at my own game.
"Yeah," I say to her even though she's probably a mile away and can't hear me. "Payback is a bitch.”
Simone Elkeles, Perfect Chemistry

Enock Maregesi
“Nyota ni kipaji, kipawa, takdiri, karama, au uweza; ni kiashiria cha rohoni kinachoonyesha mtu atakuwa nani baadaye, mafanikio ya mtu, au takdiri ya maisha ya mwanadamu. Unabii na nyota ya ufalme ni kibali cha Mungu katika maisha ya mtu. Kupata kibali hicho, tembea na watu sahihi katika maisha yako (tembea na watu ambao Mungu amekuchagulia kushika funguo za takdiri ya maisha yako). Tamka na kukiri kibali cha Mungu katika maisha yako yote. Panda mbegu za kibali cha Mungu katika udongo wa maisha yako. Jifunze kutenda mema bila malipo, kwani wema ni mbegu ya kibali cha Mungu. Jali mambo ya ufalme wa Mungu.”
Enock Maregesi

“Perseverance is one of the keys to overcome the adverse circumstances of life.”
Prophetess Dina Rolle

Marina Cohen
“Quinn had never stayed at a hotel that used real keys. Most had plastic keycards--like credit cards that you slide through a sensor--though her aunt Deirdre had told her about a tiny hotel in Paris she'd once stayed at that still had brass keys attached to enormous key chains shaped like the Eiffel Tower.”
Marina Cohen, The Inn Between

Norhafsah Hamid
“One of the keys to achieving understanding is humility.”
Norhafsah Hamid, Trying to be Muslim

Simone Elkeles
“When Brittany walks into Mrs. P.'s class on Friday I'm still thinking about how I'm going to get back at her for throwing my keys into the woods last weekend. It took me forty-five minutes to find the suckers, and all the while I was cursing Brittany. Okay, so I give her props for dishing it out.”
Simone Elkeles, Perfect Chemistry

“Words work like keys. When you use them appropriately, you can unlock any locked heart.”
Ahmed Alibage

Meryl Sawyer
“The Shelly he knew had tried too hard to be sexy. This woman didn’t bother with make-up or fixing her hair. Yet she was damn near irresistible. For a second he imagined this babe chasing him around like Shelly had… and letting her catch him. He’d have that sundress off her in no time.”
Meryl Sawyer, Half Moon Bay

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