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"The sun like a sneaky keyhole view of hell." - David Foster

"The keyhole is my lens as a writer." - Nelson Rodrigues

"Scientists are peeping toms at the keyhole of eternity." - Arthur Koestler

"One of the things that's attractive about cyberspace is that it can be construed as no threat. If you see it through the video game keyhole, the amusement keyhole, the entertainment keyhole, it is no threat. If you see it through the LSD keyhole, the consciousness-expanding keyhole, it's like electronic drugs: it is a threat." - Jerry Garcia

"What is a scientist after all? It is a curious man looking through a keyhole, the keyhole of nature, trying to know what's going on." - Jacques Yves Cousteau

"He was so narrow minded he could see through a keyhole with both eyes." - Molly Ivins

"But you will wind up peeking through her keyhole down upon your knees." - Bob Dylan

"I've never looked through a keyhole without finding someone was looking back." - Judy Garland

"Every age has a keyhole to which its eye is pasted." - Mary Mccarthy

"Read. It makes you more intelligent. It's that simple. We all see the universe through the tiny keyhole of our own eyes, and every book is another keyhole from which you can gaze." - Ethan Hawke

"Read. It makes you more intelligent. It's that simple. We all see the universe through the tiny keyhole of our own eyes, and every book is another keyhole from which you can gaze." - Ethan Hawke

"Time is a keyhole.... We sometimes bend and peer through it. And the wind we feel on our cheeks when we do-the wind that blows through the keyhole-is the breath of all the living universe." - Stephen King

"Little mouse," a voice said through the keyhole. "Don't you know the more you wriggle, the greater the cat's delight?" - Holly Black

"People who look through keyholes are apt to get the idea that most things are keyhole shaped." - Anonymous

"By increasing the size of the keyhole, today's playwrights are in danger of doing away with the door." - Peter Ustinov

"Temptation is the devil looking through the keyhole. Yielding is opening the door and inviting him in." - Billy Sunday

"The best of lessons, for a good many people, would be to listen at a keyhole. It is a pity for such that the practice is dishonorable." - Sophie Swetchine

"The best of lessons, for a good many people, would be to listen at a keyhole. It is a pity for such that the practice is dishonorable." - Madame Swetchine

"Mere words will not do. They must convey the color, charm, and pulse of life. They must have a private twinkle of wit in them that makes a good-natured noise like laughter through the keyhole of the reader's mind." - Corra May Harris

"That's where Time magazine lives ... way out there on the puzzled, masturbating edge, peering through the keyhole and selling what they see to the big wide world of chamber of commerce voyeurs who support the public prints." - Hunter S Thompson

"Writing is an act of empathy. You are occupying and understanding a point of view that might be alien to your own-and work is often the keyhole through which you peer." - Benjamin Percy

"Everything is always a story, but the loveliest ones are those that get written and are not torn up and are taken to a friend as payment for listening, for putting a wise keyhole to the ear of my mind" - Janet Frame

"Make the doors upon a woman's wit, and it will out at the casement; shut that, and 'twill out at the keyhole; stop that, 'twill fly with the smoke out at the chimney." - William Shakespeare

"Last night, above the whistling wind, I heard the welcome rain, - A fusillade upon the roof, A tattoo on the pane: The keyhole piped; the chimney-top A warlike trumpet blew." - Bret Harte

"Nothing is unimportant to a man plunged in despair. He is as credulous as a criminal sentenced to death who listens to a lunatic raving to him about how he can escape through the keyhole." - Honore De Balzac

"Hitherto the nude has always been represented in poses which presuppose an audience. But my women are simple, honest creatures who are concerned with nothing beyond their physical occupations... it is as if you were looking through a keyhole." - Edgar Degas

"I think transcending our cultures is going to be extraordinarily necessary for our survival. I don't think we can carry our cultures through the keyhole of the stretch of the next millennium" - Terence Mckenna

"All of you who have been through high dose psychedelic experiences know that it's very hard to carry stupid baggage through that keyhole. In fact you're lucky if you just get your soul and yourselves through and intact." - Terence Mckenna

"No one demands more caution than a spy, and when someone has the skeleton key to minds, counter him by leaving the key of caution inside, on the other side of the keyhole." - Baltasar Gracian

"These women of mine are decent, simple human beings who have no other concern than that of their physical condition... it is as though one were watching through a keyhole." - Edgar Degas

"Lloyd George? There is no Lloyd George. There is a marvellous brain; but if you were to shut him in a room and look through the keyhole there would be nobody there." - Margot Asquith

"When we were hit on 9/11 it took us a few weeks to get the coalition together because [George] Bush had come in with a kind of narrow ideology, looking at the world, I'd say, through a keyhole and not through a door." - Jesse Jackson

"Friendship is a Spackle in itself. You'll forgive your friends a lot, and if you're a woman, you'll forgive your straight male friends even more. They represent the possibility of mutual toleration between the sexes, a keyhole into the mind of the Other, and the promise of one day meeting someone just like them except that you want to sleep with them." - Sloane Crosley

"The best of our theater is standing on tiptoe, striving to see over the shoulders of father and mother. The worst is exploiting and wallowing in the self-pity of adolescence and obsessive keyhole sexuality. The way out, as the poet says, is always through." - Arthur Miller

"Every age has a keyhole to which its eye is pasted. Spicy court-memoirs, the lives of gallant ladies, recollections of an ex-nun, a monk's confession, an atheist's repentance, true-to-life accounts of prostitution and bastardy gave our ancestors a penny peep into the forbidden room." - Mary Mccarthy

"You've got to get out of the car, take the keys around, open up the trunk lid, hand the keys to the Lord Jesus, get inside the trunk, slam the lid down, whisper through the keyhole, 'Lord look, fill'r up with anything you want and you drive, it's up to you from now on.'" - Paris Reidhead

"My whole art is based on escaping life and reality, which might not the best tendency to have when you're trying to be a good person in general. But people can escape into my world easily - artists are supposed to create a keyhole that people can look into." - Lykke Li

"I have been obsessed with seamed stockings my whole life, and I would collect vintage ones that were made in the '40s and '50s with the authentic styling of the keyhole, the welt, the reinforced toe and heels, French or Cuban heels, and hand-stitched seams." - Dita Von Teese

"I knew from reading about Sarah Grimke that she'd been given a handmaid to be her personal slave and that her name was Hetty. The only other fact I knew about her was that Sarah taught her to read: They conspired in a very subversive way, by locking the door and screening the keyhole." - Sue Monk Kidd

"Imagine any problem you have to be a huge, locked door standing in front of you. Now see yourself taking a golden key out of your pocket. You brought the key here with you when you arrived on this planet, but you sometimes forget to use it. See yourself putting it into the keyhole, then watch the door swing open. On the key are inscribed these words, "Unconditional Love."" - Marianne Williamson

"I thought maybe she'd whisk us off by magic, or at least hail a taxi. Instead, Bast borrowed a silver Lexus convertible. "Oh, yes," she purred. "I like this one! Come along, children." "But this isn't yours," I pointed out. "My dear, I'm a cat. Everything I see is mine." She touched the ignition and the keyhole sparked. The engine began to purr. [No, Sadie. Not like a cat, like an engine.]" - Rick Riordan

"Just as the historian can teach no real history until he has cured his readers of the romantic delusion that the greatness of a queen consists in her being a pretty woman and having her head cut off, so the playwright of the first order can do nothing with his audience until he has cured them of looking at the stage through the keyhole, and sniffing round the theatre as prurient people sniff round the divorce court." - George Bernard Shaw

"Perhaps there's another, much larger story behind the printed one, a story that changes just as our own world does. And the letters on the page tell us only as much as we'd see peering through a keyhole. Perhaps the story in the book is just the lid on a pan: It always stays the same, but underneath there's a whole world that goes on - developing and changing like our own world." - Cornelia Funke

"Literature presents you with alternate mappings of the human experience. You see that the experiences of other people and other cultures are as rich, coherent, and troubled as your own experiences. They are as beset with suffering as yours. Literature is a kind of legitimate voyeurism through the keyhole of language where you really come to know other people's lives-their anguish, their loves, their passions. Often you discover that once you dive into those lives and get below the surface, the veneer, there is a real closeness." - Chaim Potok



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