Key Quotes (241 quotes)
“Have the courage to say no. Have the courage to face the truth. Do the right thing because it is right. These are the magic keys to living your life with integrity.”
―W. Clement Stone
As quoted in Teen Ink : What Matters (2003) by Stephanie H. Meyer, John Meyer, and Peggy Veljkovic, p. 309
“Do you know the warm progress under the stars?
Do you know we exist?
Have you forgotten the keys to the kingdom?
Have you been born yet
& are you alive?”
An American Prayer (1978)
“The purpose of poetry is to remind us
how difficult it is to remain just one person,
for our house is open, there are no keys in the doors,
and invisible guests come in and out at will.”
“If the circumstances make it such that you can't fuck a man in the ass, then just peckerslap him. Better to let him know who's in charge than to let him think he's got the keys to the car.”
―Lyndon B. Johnson
Private comment, found in White House Tapes: Eavesdropping on the President (2003) edited by John Prados
“Giving money and power to government is like giving whiskey and car keys to teenage boys.”
―P. J. O'Rourke
Parliament of Whores (1991)
“If you ever drop your keys into a river of molten lava, let 'em go, because man, they're gone.”
Deeper Thoughts : All New, All Crispy (1993) ISBN 1-56282-840-1
“Thou art Peter, and upon this rock I will build my church; and the gates of hell shall not prevail against it. And I will give unto thee the keys of the kingdom of heaven.”