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.
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.
A stepping-stone can be a stumbling block if we can't see it until after we have tripped over it.
Man's great misfortune is that he has no organ, no kind of eyelid or brake, to mask or block a thought, or all thought, when he wants to.
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.
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.
If isolation tempers the strong, it is the stumbling-block of the uncertain.
It is the eye of ignorance that assigns a fixed and unchangeable color to every object; beware of this stumbling block.
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