The block of granite which was an obstacle in the pathway of the weak, became a stepping-stone in the pathway of the strong.
Law and order exist for the purpose of establishing justice and when they fail in this purpose they become the dangerously structured dams that block the flow of social progress.
There is no worse screen to block out the Spirit than confidence in our own intelligence.
Every block of stone has a statue inside it and it is the task of the sculptor to discover it.
The game of life is a lot like football. You have to tackle your problems, block your fears, and score your points when you get the opportunity.
My theory on housework is, if the item doesn't multiply, smell, catch fire, or block the refrigerator door, let it be. No one else cares. Why should you?
A book that is shut is but a block.
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.
It is often easier to become outraged by injustice half a world away than by oppression and discrimination half a block from home.
A stepping-stone can be a stumbling block if we can't see it until after we have tripped over it.
Some scientists claim that hydrogen, because it is so plentiful, is the basic building block of the universe. I dispute that. I say there is more stupidity than hydrogen, and that is the basic building block of the universe.
Every couple I know has side-by-side grave plots, but when we do it we're the biggest weirdos on the block.
It is the eye of ignorance that assigns a fixed and unchangeable color to every object; beware of this stumbling block.
Mr. Speaker, we have reached a point in history where some have forgotten that it is the family, not the government, that is the fundamental building block of our society.
I spend days with writers' block. It is a problem.
Trying to write books with a subject matter or in a genre or style you're not familiar with is the best way to find the Big Block looming.
To do theater you need to block off a hunk of time.
Twice the Republicans in the California legislature tried to block my seating because of my trips to Hanoi.
What sculpture is to a block of marble, education is to the soul.
I think of John every day. I do try to block it, but December 8th is not the only day I think of him.
Now that the there is a path for the people of Puerto Rico to express their self-determination on Puerto Rico's political status, there are some who seek to block that path.
I've been around the block a lot and I've had a merry trail for 55 years.
If you know how to freestyle, you will never have writer's block.
Writer's block! It doesn't exist. You just long for ideas to go away so you have an idea of peace.
Americans will put up with anything provided it doesn't block traffic.
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