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 the eye of ignorance that assigns a fixed and unchangeable color to every object; beware of this stumbling 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.
There is no worse screen to block out the Spirit than confidence in our own intelligence.
The sculptor produces the beautiful statue by chipping away such parts of the marble block as are not needed - it is a process of elimination.
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.
Every couple I know has side-by-side grave plots, but when we do it we're the biggest weirdos on the block.
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?
If isolation tempers the strong, it is the stumbling-block of the uncertain.
Every block of stone has a statue inside it and it is the task of the sculptor to discover it.
Americans will put up with anything provided it doesn't block traffic.
I choose a block of marble and chop off whatever I don't need.
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.
My father was the guy on the block who said hi to everyone.
When you play guard, you're not going to block a lot of shots. Inside, you're going to block shots.
In this time of budget cuts, we cannot forget that basic science is a building block for scientific innovation and economic growth in the information age.
I became paralyzed as an artist with writer's block.
I've experienced writer's block, but never for more than a few days.
Aim for the chopping block. If you aim for the wood, you will have nothing. Aim past the wood, aim through the wood; aim for the chopping block.
If you're so pro-life, do me a favour: don't lock arms and block medical clinics. If you're so pro-life, lock arms and block cemeteries.
I promised myself that I'd never actually admit to listening to 'New Kids on the Block.'
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.
You know what my greatest personal stumbling block is? My shyness.
Not to dismiss Gershwin, but Gershwin is the chip; Ellington was the block.
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