Quotation Explorer - 'Bolt'

Many of us have heard opportunity knocking at our door, but by the time we unhooked the chain, pushed back the bolt, turned two locks, and shuts off the burglar alarm - it was gone.
I’ll read my books and I’ll drink coffee and I’ll listen to music, and I’ll bolt the door."( A Boy in France : Saturday Evening Post CCXVII, March 31, 1945) - J.D. Salinger
...be as fast as Usain Bolt, the winner is the winner, even if he crawls like a crab, his destiny is unshakable. - Michael Bassey Johnson
Create lightning bolt ideas during brainstorms by causing disturbances in your atmosphere. - Ryan Lilly
A closed book will lie there like a dead horse. But an open book will kick, buck, and bolt through perceived adventures like a wild and free stallion. So hold on. - Richelle E. Goodrich
Harrogate saw them going along Blount Avenue Sunday morning. They wore outfits all cut from the same bolt of cloth and in the church pew standing six across they looked like a strip of gaudy wallpaper cut into those linked dolls madfolk pass their time in fashioning. - Cormac McCarthy
Well don't you know the sound of anger brings a dark result.And every insult is like a lightning bolt. - Third Eye Blind
The iron bolt which so mysteriously fastens the door of hope and holds our spirits in gloomy prison, needs a heavenly hand to push it back. - Charles Haddon Spurgeon
Finding the book was like kissing a lightning bolt. - Karen Miller
Benjamin Franklin was a real tomcat, no woman was safe from his lightening bolt - Stephen Tootle
Sink every impulse like a bolt. Secure The bastion of sensation. Do not waver Into language. Do not waver in it. - Seamus Heaney
I learned...that inspiration does not come like a bolt, nor is it kinetic, energetic striving, but it comes into us slowly and quietly and all the time, though we must regularly and every day give it a little chance to start flowing, prime it with a little solitude and idleness. - Brenda Ueland
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