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Key Thing Quotes


"Sometimes, you are going to give up a bucket, but defense is the key. That's the most important thing." - Terry Rozier

"The thing everyone should realize is that the key to happiness is being happy for yourself and yourself." - Ellen Degeneres

"The key thing was to learn the value of economy with words and to never insult the viewer by telling them what they can already see." - Richie Benaud

"It doesn't matter what party you come from. The key thing is that you work on behalf of the people rather than on behalf of the party." - Arnold Schwarzenegger

"Art always serves beauty, and beauty is the joy of possessing form, and form is the key to organic life since no living thing can exist without it." - Boris Pasternak

"Enthusiasm is the key not only to the achievement of great things but to the accomplishment of any thing that is worthwhile." - Samuel Goldwyn

"I've been asked repeatedly what the 'key' to acting is, and as far as I'm concerned, the main thing is to keep the audience awake." - Maureen Stapleton

"The key thing about all the world's big problems is that they have to be dealt with collectively. If we don't get collectively smarter, we're doomed." - Douglas Engelbart

"The thing of courage As rous'd with rage doth sympathise, And, with an accent tun'd in self-same key, Retorts to chiding fortune." - William Shakespeare

"Knowledge is the key." - W Edwards Deming

"The key is to just get on the bike, and the key to getting on the bike... is to stop thinking about 'there are a bunch of reasons I might fall off' and just hop on and peddle the damned thing. You can pick up a map, a tire pump, and better footwear along the way." - Dick Costolo

"I think in life the key thing is just to fight really hard to make sure something survives. If it looks like you've done everything you can to avoid failure, just move forward, move on and learn from it." - Richard Branson

"Sometimes it comes out in what I call tricksy behavior. That's not always easy to deal with, but it's fascinating. The key thing is to make sure that somebody's tricks don't trip up somebody else." - Kenneth Branagh

"In life, sometimes everything falls into place, and sometimes everything just falls to pieces. The key is to begin creating with these fallen pieces. By improvising, you'll create something magical that might be the best thing you've ever accomplished" - Tori Amos

"You just have to keep going to find that thing that lets you in the door. Sometimes in life when that day comes and you're given the key, you throw it away." - Bob Dylan

"To me the key thing is getting it right. And if a person's really smart and they're doing fantastic work, I don't care if they're a high school kid or a Harvard professor; it's the work that matters." - Jimmy Wales

"The most important thing is to actually think about what you do. To become aware and actually think about the effect of what you do on the environment and on society. That's key, and that underlies everything else." - Jane Goodall

"This vacation tip: If you see a gas station with a sign that says Clean Rest Rooms, it means one thing-the door is locked and no one can find the key." - Pat Williams

"Key feature of sexual revolution is the large-scale publication and commercialization of details that were once secret. Sexuality has been trivialized. The interesting thing about this is that exaggerated portrayals apparently destroy desire more effectively than any repression." - Volkmar Sigusch

"Parties are not my thing; I keep it low-key." - Greg Wise

"The key to a good relationship is the key. Give me back the key." - Ronnie Claire Edwards

"Connecting is the key to Influence. Influence is the key to Leading. Leading is the key to Success!" - John C Maxwell

"Simplicity is the key to brilliance." - Bruce Lee

"Patience is a key element of success." - Bill Gates

"Patience is the key to joy." - Rumi

"Moderation is the key to lasting enjoyment." - Hosea Ballou

"Indecision is the key to flexibility." - Kathy Reichs

"Listening is an important key to HEARING." - Joyce Meyer

"Opposing taxes is a key conservative value." - Newt Gingrich

"Individuality' is the key to success." - Robert Orben

"The key to happiness is achievable dreams." - Nicholas Sparks

"The key to success is emotional stability." - Warren Buffett

"Patience is the key of content." - Mehmed the Conqueror

"Mentorship is the key to extraordinary success." - Mike Murdock

"Flexibility is the key to stability." - John Wooden

"Obsolescence is the key to innovation." - Homaro Cantu

"The key to success is failure" - Michael Jordan

"The key to happiness was achievable dreams." - Nicholas Sparks

"Understanding is the key to true knowledge" - Liam Williams

"The key to motivation is motive." - Stephen Covey

"Love is a key ingredient for creativity." - Elie Tahari

"Communication is the key to successful relationships." - Jeanne Phillips

"The key word in profiteering is profit." - Martin Shkreli

"Many friends are the key to happiness" - Epicurus

"The key that unlocks energy is desire." - Earl Nightingale

"History is the key to citizenship." - Taylor Branch

"The key to success is radical generosity." - Agapi Stassinopoulos

"The key of joy is disobedience." - Aleister Crowley

"simplicity is the key of elegance" - Coco Chanel

"Curiosity is the key to creativity." - Akio Morita

"Educated risks are the key to success." - William Olsten

"Forgiveness is the key to happiness." - Anonymous

"A man's high success requires a key; but his happiness needs personality to be low-key" - Anuj

"Effort is the key in the relative; effortlessness is the key to the Absolute." - Sri Sri Ravi Shankar

"The key to success is not to seek for a particular key to success!" - Mehmet Murat Ildan

"Success is not the key to happiness, happiness is the key to success." - Herman Cain

"Intelligence is a valuable thing, but it is not usually the key to survival. Sheer fecundity ... usually counts. The intelligent gorilla doesn't do as well as the less intelligent but more-fecund rat, which doesn't do as well as the still-less-intelligent but still-more-fecund cockroach, which doesn't do as well as the minimally-intelligent but maximally-fecund bacterium." - Isaac Asimov

"An observer of men who finds himself steadily repelled by some apparently trifling thing in a stranger is right to give it great weight. It may be the clue to the whole mystery. A hair or two will show where a lion is hidden. A very little key will open a very heavy door." - Charles Dickens

"I was deluding myself that the song was almost not important, but I think the real thing that was happening was almost like self-hypnosis or mediation. The guitar lick was the transcendental key that unlocked my brain. It freed me. And then it all became easy. It's funny now, because I've had times when it wasn't easy." - John Fogerty

"The one thing that I have learned from all these projects is that the key to transformative change is to make the system see itself. That's why deep data matters. It matters to the future of our institutions, our societies, and our planet." - Otto Scharmer

"Hips are absolutely key to every shape I do, because whatever you do at the top or bottom, you want to keep it slim and narrow on the hips. One thing is for certain: No one, man or woman, wants big hips." - Tom Ford

"Above all, I would teach him to tell the truth. Truth-telling, I have found, is the key to responsible citizenship. The thousands of criminals I have seen in 40 years of law enforcement have had one thing in common: Every single one was a liar." - J Edgar Hoover

"Twenty seconds before a race, there's absolute focus. The key thing is to achieve relaxation, but at the same to have absolute total control. You've got to find the balance between being totally ready to go and being really at peace with yourself as well." - Cathy Freeman

"You cannot get tired if you're interested in what you do. That's the key thing." - Arnold Schwarzenegger

"The key is to wait. Sometimes the hardest thing to do is to do nothing." - David Tepper

"The key to success is to do the next right thing right." - Don Meyer

"A key thing in being a leader is you've got to pause yourself." - Ben Horowitz

"On every level of human life, compassion is the key thing." - Dalai Lama

"A key thing in being a leader is you"ve got to pause yourself." - Ben Horowitz

"To me, that's the key thing, the pursuit of happiness. That's the basic, ultimate freedom." - Jerry Garcia

"The key thing you can do to reduce population growth is actually improve health." - Bill Gates

"The key thing about me is that I'm really not very interesting." - Evan Davis

"The key thing about a book is that you lose yourself in the author's world." - Jeff Bezos

"The key thing is you can be the only person, your own critic." - Ridley Scott

"One thing I believe that's a key to success is celebrate your surroundings." - Conor Mcgregor

"That's the thing about a folk tale: It is always addressing incredibly key issues about how you should live and what the right thing to do is, which is really what I'm the most interested in - like the questions that religion takes on. And I think that, for those of us that aren't religious, we need, or I need, art that stimulates the same kind of thinking about what it is to be a mensch, or a good man, things like that." - Benh Zeitlin

"In the right key one can say anything. In the wrong key, nothing: the only delicate part is the establishment of the key." - George Bernard Shaw

"Always asked, 'Whats the key to success?' The key is, there is no key. Be humble, hungry and always be the hardest worker in the room." - Dwayne Johnson

"Keep thy friend Under thy own life's key." - William Shakespeare

"Columbus discovered no isle or key so lonely as himself." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Questions provide the key to unlocking our unlimited potential." - Tony Robbins

"Geology gives us a key to the patience of God." - J. G. Holland

"Mathematics is the key and door to the sciences." - Galileo Galilei

"Communication is the key for any global business." - Anita Roddick

"Determination, with an optimistic attitude is the key to success." - Dalai Lama

"The key to understanding the future is one word: sustainability." - Patrick Dixon

"The atmosphere is the key symbol of global interdependence." - Margaret Mead

"The wife is the key of the house." - George Herbert

"Perseverance is the key to starting a successful business." - Sara Blakely

"You unlock the door with the key of imagination." - Rod Serling

"The key ingredient in family communication is listening, really listening." - Zig Ziglar

"The key to happiness is the decision to be happy" - Marianne Williamson

"The key to knowing joy is being easily pleased." - Mark Nepo

"Our unconscious is the key to our life's pursuits." - Carl Jung

"The key to lying skillfully is never lie to yourself." - Tammara Webber

"Obedience is the key that opens every door." - C S Lewis

"A very little key will open a very heavy door." - Charles Dickens

"She turned the key, never taking her eyes from him," - Nicholas Sparks

"Biological age is the key component of the aging process." - Deepak Chopra

"Potential is the good of life - action the secret key." - Deron Williams

"Fear and ignorance are the key roots to racism." - Timothy Long

"Have the confidence to fail. Persistence is key." - Jessica Walsh

"When it comes to white jeans, fabric is key." - George Kotsiopoulos

"Maybe you are the key to revival in your church." - Leonard Ravenhill

"The present is the key to the past" - Charles Lyell

"Forgiveness is the key to the recovery of the soul." - Bebe Moore Campbell

"In fighting, in evolution, in life, efficiency is the key," - Georges St-Pierre

"Failure was a key element to my life's journey." - Paul Tudor Jones

"The key function of banks is money creation, not intermediation." - Michael Kumhof

"Mathematics is the gate and key to science." - Roger Bacon

"The key to successful business is self belief and application." - Felix Dennis

"In a downturn, aggressive PR and communications strategy is key." - Douglas Leone

"Language is the key to the heart of people." - Ahmed Deedat

"Your reactions are the key to having a wonderful life." - Miguel Angel Ruiz

"To understand yourself is the key to wisdom." - Confucius

"Unconditional acceptance of others is the key to happy relationships." - Brian Tracy

"The first key to leadership is self-control." - Jack Weatherford

"Listen to your life. All moments are key moments." - Frederick Buechner

"Forgiveness is the key to the heart's shackles." - Richard Paul Evans

"Love was the key to understanding all of the mysteries." - Paulo Coelho

"Confidence is key, if you don't have it, fake it!" - Lady Gaga

"Experimentation is the key to 'lively up' the art." - Bob Marley

"The key to success in politics: Never forget, seldom forgive." - Ed Koch

"The key to success is often the ability to adapt" - Anthony Brandt

"Knowledge has become the key resource of the world economy." - Peter Drucker

"Continual learning is the key to continual living." - Dan Miller

"The key to understanding others is to first understand yourself" - Anonymous

"The key factor that will determine your financial future is not the economy; the key factor is your philosophy." - Jim Rohn

"The key question isn't 'What is Evil?' The key question is 'When does the Good become Evil?" - Amish Tripathi

"I don't know the key to success, but the key to failure is to try to please everyone." - Bill Cosby

"I have told the story I was asked to tell. I have closed it, as so many stories close, with a joining of two people. What is one man's and one woman's love and desire, against the history of two worlds, the great revolutions of our lifetimes, the hope, the unending cruelty of our species? A little thing. But a key is a little thing, next to the door it opens. If you lose the key, the door may never be unlocked. It is in our bodies that we lose or begin our freedom, in our bodies that we accept or end our slavery. So I wrote this book for my friend, with whom I have lived and will die free." - Ursula K Le Guin

"The key to looking great in the evening is to look original. Try to look different from others without looking out of place. When everyone else is wearing black, stand out in a bold, bright color. When everyone else is wearing dress that falls to the floor, shock them with a short gold brocade suit. But try not to overdo it. Focus on one thing: Will it be a statement neckclace, a stunning pair of earrings, or really big hair? You decide." - Isaac Mizrahi

"I have decided to love. If you are seeking the highest good, I think you can find it through love. And the beautiful thing is that we are moving against wrong when we do it, because John was right, God is love. He who hates does not know God, but he who has love has the key that unlocks the door to the meaning of ultimate reality." - Martin Luther King, Jr.

"That impossible dream you dreamed when you were young but got talked out of, the one you thought you outgrew, might be the key to awakening your genius. That special talent you never followed through on might be an important source of delight, the one you should commit to. That old dream might be the one thing that will bring the magic of meaning to your life." - Mark Victor Hansen

"The last couple years they've been good, but it's just a great group of guys, and they were willing to take the vision that we gave them in the beginning of the season, and we started off really well, which I think helped. But as I mentioned, Andre's sacrifice, David Lee's sacrifice, their willingness to accept roles and keep pushing really was the key to the whole thing." - Steve Kerr

" The key to fighting is never to fight unless the cause is so great that you couldn't bear not to defend it and the losses you are going to suffer are things that you could afford to lose. If you do fight, the thing to remember is that it is going to hurt because that is what happens in a fight and you might as well reconcile yourself to it in the beginning and then it will not matter when it happens" - Jennifer Crusie

"Each life has a different purpose, and some people can find their purpose more easily than others. The key, the most important thing you can ever know, is that whatever your purpose is, that's not your only choice" "No matter why you're here, no matter why any of us are here, you're never tied down to fate. You're never locked in. You make your own choices, Kira, and you can't let anyone ever take that away from you." - Dan Wells

"The smaller the town the more important the ball club was. But if you beat a bigger town they'd practically hand you the key to the city. Any if you lost a game by making an error in the ninth or something like that, well, the best thing to do was just pack your grip and hit the road, because they'd never let you forget it." - Smoky Joe Wood

"If there be one attribute of the Deity which astonishes me more than another, it is the attribute of patience. The Great Soul that sits on the throne of the universe is not, never was, and never will be, in a hurry. In the realm of nature, every thing has been wrought out in the august consciousness of infinite leisure; and I bless God for that geology which gives me a key to the patience in which the creative process was effected." - J. G. Holland

"History is a living horse laughing at a wooden horse. History is a wind blowing where it listeth. History is no sure thing to bet on. History is a box of tricks with a lost key. History is a labyrinth of doors with sliding panels, a book of ciphers with the code in a cave of the Saragossa sea. History says, if it pleases, Excuse me, I beg your pardon, it will never happen again if I can help it." - Carl Sandburg

"When you hit your strive, and you feel confident in what you're doing and in your process, you really want to do more and try lots of different things. I've also really worked on my breathing, which is a funny thing to talk about, if you're not an actor. I think breathing is actually the key to a lot of opening up of other parts of yourself that you haven't used, for any job, but particularly in acting." - Sigourney Weaver

"The key thing about life is to be true to a set of beliefs. And to be genuine." - George W Bush

"Music is fun. It should be fun. And that's the key, I think. Keep it as the thing you love." - Norah Jones

"The key part of your brand is a quality product. Creating exceptional content is the number one thing." - Rufus Griscom

"The key thing with any football player is, what can he do when he gets on the field." - Shaun Alexander

"Human stories are practically always about one thing, really, aren't they? Death. The inevitability of death. . . . . . (quoting an obituary) 'There is no such thing as a natural death. Nothing that ever happens to man is natural, since his presence calls the whole world into question. All men must die, but for every man his death is an accident, and even if he knows it he would sense to it an unjustifiable violation.' Well, you may agree with the words or not, but those are the key spring of The Lord Of The Rings" - J R R Tolkien

"The key thing for all businesses, and especially of course technology businesses or businesses that employ technology as a key kind of strategic advantage, is you always have to be investing in the future." - Reid Hoffman

"If you can't read, the only thing you can do is enjoy the pictures, not the whole story. Reading is the key to knowledge. Knowledge is the key to understanding. So read on, young man! Read on, young lady!" - Mr T

"The key to community is the acceptance, in fact the celebration of our individual and cultural differences. It is also the key to world peace" - M Scott Peck

"If hot food is they key to maintaining an expedition's stamina, then low grade gut-rot alcohol is the key to sustaining its sense of pleasure." - Tahir Shah



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