I've never tried to block out the memories of the past, even though some are painful. I don't understand people who hide from their past. Everything you live through helps to make you the person you are now.
Every couple I know has side-by-side grave plots, but when we do it we're the biggest weirdos on the block.
One reason I don't suffer Writer's Block is that I don't wait on the muse, I summon it at need.
When I'm rhyming it's all in my head... Like the slaves, when they were picking cotton, they would block out their minds. They would sing.
Stupidity is the basic building block of the universe.
I want to block some common misunderstandings about understanding: In many of these discussions one finds a lot of fancy footwork about the word understanding.
A stepping-stone can be a stumbling block if we can't see it until after we have tripped over it.
If isolation tempers the strong, it is the stumbling-block of the uncertain.
I have a cheat-sheet for each one of my characters about their personality, the way they look, etc. So there is no possible way that I could have writer's block.
When you play guard, you're not going to block a lot of shots. Inside, you're going to block shots.
The current administration has made the decision to cut dollars going for community development block grants, for various incentives to bring cities back.
I think of John every day. I do try to block it, but December 8th is not the only day I think of him.
Every time we've moved ahead in IBM, it was because someone was willing to take a chance, put his head on the block, and try something new.
I write music all the time. When I talk about having writer's block, it's more to do with lyrics than anything else
I've been around the block a lot and I've had a merry trail for 55 years.
Any time you do physical stuff, violence, it is controlled. It's a little bit like you block the move.
Racism may be as systemic as it always was. It is the great problem of America. It's the one stumbling block that I don't believe was ever smoothed over.
I did that for 40 years or more. I never had any writer's block. I got up in the morning, sat down at the typewriter - now, computer - lit up a cigarette.
I've often said that there's no such thing as writer's block, the problem is idea block
Fort Leavenworth is in fact no fort, being without defensive works, except two block-houses.
Gladio had been necessary during the days of the Cold War but, in view of the collapse of the East Block, Italy would suggest to Nato that the organisation was no longer necessary.
The skyscraper establishes the block, the block creates the street, the street offers itself to man.
As a columnist, I realize that whatever amount of corruption I expose, half my readers will block it out, although they may get a frisson of joy in the process.
I suspect that writer's block afflicts mainly people who have some stable and ample source of income outside of writing. So far it hasn't been a problem.
If you can't find your inspiration by walking around the block one time, go around two times-but never three.
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