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The first key to wisdom is assiduous and frequent questioning. (Peter Abelard)

Key metaphors help determine what and how we perceive and how we think about our perceptions. (M. H. Abrams)

One important key to success is self-confidence. An important key to self-confidence is preparation. (Arthur Ashe)

When the right moment appears, the key is to not let it pass. (Jay Asher)

The key of knowledge is in the application of what you have learned. Anything less makes you an armchair artist. (Roger Asselin)

There's nothing remarkable about it. All one has to do is hit the right keys at the right time and the instrument plays itself. (Johann Sebastian Bach)

Palatial studios and relaxed environments are not necessarily the key to good works. The pressure of the 'game' - whatever that may be for us - is beneficial for our progress in art and life itself. Each work can be a personal triumph. (Mike Barr)

The bad news: There is no key to the universe. The good news: It was never locked. (Swami Beyondananda)

The pursuit of art on a regular basis may be the key to healing our minds and bodies. (Kim Blair)

Maintaining a spirit of anticipation and joy are the key to success. (Linda Blondheim)

One of the keys to happiness is a bad memory. (Rita Mae Brown)

This is what makes me happy: Remembering where I put my house keys... (Art Buchwald)

If you ask what is the single most important key to longevity, I would have to say it is avoiding worry, stress and tension. And if you didn't ask me, I'd still have to say it. (George Burns)

-Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can't Stop Talking...
Introverts are offered keys to private gardens full of riches. To possess such a key is to tumble like Alice down her rabbit hole. She didn't choose to go to Wonderland - but she made of it an adventure that was fresh and fantastic and very much her own. (Susan Cain)

The public is like a piano. You just have to know what keys to poke. (Al Capp)

Just as light brightens darkness, discovering inner fulfillment can eliminate any disorder or discomfort. This is truly the key to creating balance and harmony in everything you do. (Deepak Chopra)

The will to win, the desire to succeed, the urge to reach your full potential... these are the keys that will unlock the door to personal excellence. (Confucius)

The key is not to prioritize what's on your schedule, but to schedule your priorities. (Stephen R. Covey)

Smile, it is the key that fits the lock of everybody's heart. (Anthony J. D'Angelo)

-in conversation with Jane DeBevoise, in front of The Dictionary, 81 x 121 inches...
I liked this particular dictionary because it doesn't have ideological references... It represents a key to knowledge, and we all need a key. Also, I want everyone to be open to knowledge and to adore it too. (Liu Dan)

Order is the key to all problems. (Alexandre Dumas)

Will to meaning, would applaud you, as I do, for this succinct enlightenment. Getting one's nose into the subject is the key to self-actualization in the grandest sense. (Viktor Frankl)

Learning to focus and pay attention, if only for a short time, has been identified as a primary key to the development of human effectiveness. (Robert Genn)

The short-goal habit is key to larger success and is at the root of human greatness. Life is think and do, think and do, think and do. Small steps can be greater than great leaps. (Robert Genn)

Strokes are indeed the sensual emissions of the creative artist. Good strokes and the persistent making of good strokes are the key to productivity. (Cesar Girolamo)

Everyone is right where they need to be at this moment for their learning on this playground we call life. They are great masters - so respecting and not judging others is key. (Carla Hannaford)

You are searching for the magic key that will unlock the door to the source of power; and yet you have the key in your own hands, and you may use it the moment you learn to control your thoughts. (Napoleon Hill)

Children are the keys of paradise. (Eric Hoffer)

No one can drive us crazy unless we give them the keys. (Douglas Horton)

My brain is the key that sets my mind free. (Harry Houdini)

Teach a man to read and write, and you have put into his hands the great keys of the wisdom box. But it is quite another thing to open the box. (Thomas H. Huxley)

The key to making healthy decisions is to respect your future self. Honor him or her. Treat him or her like you would treat a friend or a loved one. (A.J. Jacobs)

I wish we hadn't used all the keys on the keyboard. (Bill Joy)

Doubt is a key to unlocking new ideas. (Rod Judkins)

Having an aim is the key to achieving your best. (Henry J. Kaiser)

Color is the keyboard, the eyes are the harmonies, and the soul is the piano with many strings. The artist is the hand that plays, touching one key or another, to cause vibrations in the soul. (Wassily Kandinsky)

Physical fitness is not only one of the most important keys to a healthy body, it is the basis of dynamic and creative intellectual activity. (John F. Kennedy)

A Minor is one of my all-time favorite keys to play in. It's a very moody key, and also 'A' is the first letter of my name. It just represents the songs through my eyes. (Alicia Keys)

Procedure is the keyword... The difference is that we [the Abstract expressionists] don't begin with a definite sense of procedure. It's free association from the start to the finished state. (Franz Kline)

Since we are not solely material creatures, it is a mistake to place all our hopes for happiness on external development alone. The key is to develop inner peace. (Dalai Lama)

Instead of giving a politician the keys to the city, it might be better to change the locks. (Doug Larson)

One of the key characteristics of the comic book medium is that it is not brought to life by just one voice. (Jim Lee)

The key of persistence will open up any door that has been closed by resistance. (John Di Lemme)

A critical key to achieving success lies in your ability to activate your potential to create the results you seek... start by being aware of your self-sabotaging patterns. (Lauren Mackler)

The self-image is the key to human personality and human behavior. Change the self-image and you change the personality and the behavior. (Maxwell Maltz)

I write in all keys. I've always written in all keys. I've probably written a lot of songs in A. (Teena Marie)

Experimentation is the key to 'lively up' the art. (Bob Marley)

The keys to patience are acceptance and faith. Accept things as they are, and look realistically at the world around you. Have faith in yourself and in the direction you have chosen. (Ralph Marston)

Beatrice and Virgil...
The precept that location is key to the success of a business applies to art, and even to life itself: we thrive or wither depending on how nourishing our environment is. (Yann Martel)

When I was 15, my parents left town for a month. They hid the keys to the car, but I found them... (Danny Masterson)

Desire and motivation are keys to obtaining any degree of success in any subject. (Billie F. Mathis)

I love to play in the different keys like B or F sharp, or keys that most people don't play in, because they have a better resonance or something. I'm really not fond of F and C. I just stay away from those if I can. (Marian McPartland)

Six essential qualities that are the key to success: Sincerity, personal integrity, humility, courtesy, wisdom, charity. (William Menninger)

We must therefore turn to the child as to the key to the fate of our future life. (Maria Montessori)

We all have different skill sets, interests, concentration cycles, and energy levels. The key is to find out how long it really takes YOU to do the things you need to do and move away from wishful thinking. (Julie Morgenstern)

I think the key is for women not to set any limits. (Martina Navratilova)

Surprise is key in all art. (Oscar Niemeyer)

Knowledge is the stuff from which new ideas are made... The real key to being creative lies in what you do with your knowledge. (Roger von Oech)

Reading can be a road to freedom or a key to a secret garden, which, if tended, will transform all of life. (Katherine Paterson)

Action is the foundational key to success. (Pablo Picasso)

Ambivalence is a key to success. You have to care about your work but not the result. You have to care about how good you are... but not about how good people think you are... (Amy Poehler)

Nice manners are the secret keys to the universe. (Amy Poehler)

Fascination is a key to productivity; it unites experiences; it is even its own reward. (Erving Polster)

With one day's reading a man may have the key in his hands. (Ezra Pound)

One of the keys to capturing iridescent light shimmering through fog, and getting these colors correct, is to avoid making the shadow color either too gray or too saturated. William Ritschel (1864-1949) was a master of painting that light with a high degree of both poetry and music... (Barry John Raybould)

People say that money isn't the key to happiness, but I always figured if you have enough money, you can have a key made. (Joan Rivers)

Questions provide the key to unlocking our unlimited potential. (Tony Robbins)

Variation is key to creating interest in a painting: sharp and soft, cool and warm, dark and light... (Richard Robinson)

Of all the subjects on this planet, I think my parents would have been hard put to name one less useful than Greek mythology to securing the keys to an executive bathroom. (J. K. Rowling)

Persistence and love of one's work is the key. (Paul Russo)

The key is to trust your heart to move where your talents can flourish. This old world will really spin when work becomes a joyous expression of the soul. (Al Sacharov)

'The reality of things' is the key to being able to be alone... the key to our progress, our stability, poise, and is the rudder for our sanity and happiness. (Nancy Schempp)

You unlock the door with the key of imagination... (Rod Serling)

Having the keys to unlock your talent is a talent. (William Carmen Soyak III)

Gratefulness is the key to a happy life that we hold in our hands, because if we are not grateful, then no matter how much we have we will not be happy... (David Steindl-Rast)

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)

The key to growth is the introduction of higher dimensions of consciousness into our awareness. (Lao Tzu)

I don't know the key to success, but the key to failure is trying to please everybody. (Author unknown)

We are all eternal students - and this may be one of the keys to success. (Stella Violano)

The key to handling pressure is to enjoy it when you're confronted with it rather than worry about it too much. (Steve Waugh)

We receive His peace when we ask Him for it. We keep His peace by extending it to others. Those are the keys and there are no others. (Marianne Williamson)

We are closed in, and the key is turned / On our uncertainty... (William Butler Yeats)

Your life is the key to your ignition. Go ahead, turn it over: generate a combustion that will spark the world. (Miles Patrick Yohnke)