„Of my Base metal may be filed a Key,
That shall unlock the Door he howls without.“
„… one can still say that quantum mechanics is the key to understanding magnetism. When one enters the first room with this key there are unexpected rooms beyond, but it is always the master key that unlocks each door.“
— John Hasbrouck Van Vleck American physicist 1899 - 1980
Quantum Mechanics, The Key to Understanding Magnetism, Nobel Lecture http://nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/physics/laureates/1977/vleck-lecture.pdf (December 8, 1977)
„Knowledge is the key that unlocks all the doors. You can be green-skinned with yellow polka dots and come from Mars, but if you have knowledge that people need, instead of beating you, they'll beat a path to your door.“
— Ben Carson, Think Big: Unleashing Your Potential for Excellence
Think Big (1996), p. 216
„The Key! it is of wonderful construction, with its infinity of combination, and its unlimited capacity to fit every lock. … it is the great master-key which unlocks every door of knowledge and without which no discovery which deserves the name — which is law, and not isolated fact — has been or ever can be made.“
— Benjamin Peirce American mathematician 1809 - 1880
Ben Yamen's Song of Geometry (1853), Context: The Key! it is of wonderful construction, with its infinity of combination, and its unlimited capacity to fit every lock. … it is the great master-key which unlocks every door of knowledge and without which no discovery which deserves the name — which is law, and not isolated fact — has been or ever can be made. Fascinated by its symmetry the geometer may at times have been too exclusively engrossed with his science, forgetful of its applications; he may have exalted it into his idol and worshipped it; he may have degraded it into his toy... when he should have been hard at work with it, using it for the benefit of mankind and the glory of his Creator.
— Eric Hoffer American philosopher 1902 - 1983
— Juliet Marillier New Zealand fiction writer 1948
— Oprah Winfrey American businesswoman, talk show host, actress, producer, and philanthropist 1954
„I am he who held both the keys of the heart of Frederick, and who turned them, locking and unlocking so softly.“
— Dante Alighieri Italian poet 1265 - 1321
The Divine Comedy (c. 1308–1321), Inferno, Canto XIII, lines 58–60 (tr. C. E. Norton).
„"With this same key
Shakespeare unlocked his heart" once more!
Did Shakespeare? If so, the less Shakespeare he!“
— Robert Browning English poet and playwright of the Victorian Era 1812 - 1889
Bartlett's Familiar Quotations, 10th ed. (1919), House, x.
— Winston S. Churchill Prime Minister of the United Kingdom 1874 - 1965
„A nation without secure borders is no nation at all. It makes no sense to fight terrorists abroad when our own front door is left unlocked.“
— Ron Paul American politician and physician 1935
2000s, 2006-2009, RonPaul2008.com, May 2007 http://www.ronpaul2008.com/issues/border-security-and-immigration-reform/
— Lorin Morgan-Richards American poet, cartoonist, and children's writer 1975
Quotes as Marcil d'Hirson Garron, Shared on social media on June 21, 2018.