Authors that match 'block'.Dan Blocker American Actor (1928-1972)
Quotations that match 'block'.My block was due to two overlapping factors: laziness and lack of discipline.
[ Block Discipline Due Factors Lack Laziness Overlapping Two]
Clairvoyant, n.: A person, commonly a woman, who has the power of seeing that which is invisible to her patron - namely, that he is a blockhead.
[ Blockhead Commonly Her Invisible Namely Patron Person Power Seeing Which Woman]
Proportions are what makes the old Greek temples classic in their beauty. They are like huge blocks, from which the air has been literally hewn out between the columns. Architecture
[ Air Beauty Been Between Blocks Classic Columns Greek Huge Literally Makes Old Out Proportions Temples Their Which]
But you know, I always said that no one else on my block was on the radio, and it was fun.
[ Always Block Else Fun Know Radio Said]
In fact, the socialization gives us the tools to fill our evolutionary roles. They are our building blocks.
[ Blocks Building Evolutionary Fact Fill Gives Our Roles Socialization Tools Us]
It's not how you come out of the starting blocks.
[ Blocks Come How Out Starting]
I try to write in plain brown blocks of American speech but occasionally set in an ancient word or a strange word just to startle the reader a little bit and to break up the monotony of the plain American cadence.
[ American Ancient Bit Blocks Break Brown Just Little Monotony Occasionally Plain Reader Set Speech Startle Strange Try Up Word Write]
Fort Leavenworth is in fact no fort, being without defensive works, except two block-houses.
[ Being Defensive Except Fact Fort Leavenworth Two Without Works]
But at some point, we've got to have disciplined play and have got to coach better. I'm not putting it on the players. We've got to coach them to tackle and block better. It's as simple as that. If we can do those things, we'll have a chance.
[ Better Block Chance Coach Disciplined Got Play Players Point Putting Simple Some Tackle Them Things Those]
The Cube can seem alive as it heats up in your hand. The fact that each face of the Cube is made of three layers of three blocks has an important meaning.
[ Alive Blocks Cube Each Face Fact Hand Heats Important Layers Made Meaning Seem Three Up Your]
Not to dismiss Gershwin, but Gershwin is the chip; Ellington was the block.
[ Block Chip Dismiss Ellington Gershwin]
All life demands struggle. Those who have everything given to them become lazy, selfish, and insensitive to the real values of life. The very striving and hard work that we so constantly try to avoid is the major building block in the person we are today.
[ Avoid Become Block Building Constantly Demands Everything Given Hard Insensitive Lazy Life Major Person Real Selfish Striving Struggle Them Those Today Try Values Very Work]
Most artists have experienced the creative block. We get stuck in our work. We beat our head against the wall: nothing. Sometimes, it is because we are trying something at the wrong time.
[ Against Artists Beat Because Block Creative Experienced Get Head Most Nothing Our Something Sometimes Stuck Time Trying Wall Work Wrong]
Every block of stone has a statue inside it and it is the task of the sculptor to discover it.
[ Block Discover Every Inside Sculptor Statue Stone Task]
I've often said that there's no such thing as writer's block; the problem is idea block.
[ Block Idea Often Problem Said Such Thing Writer]
There's a very specific thing you can do to get in magazines. I'm much happier to just show up and do the job. I haven't taken the active approach to making myself a star. I haven't been in a blockbuster.
[ Active Approach Been Blockbuster Get Happier Haven Job Just Magazines Making Much Myself Show Specific Star Taken Thing Up Very]
Nothing is more useless in developing a nation's economy than a gun, and nothing blocks the road to social development more than the financial burden of war. War is the arch enemy of national progress and the modern scourge of civilized men.
[ Arch Blocks Burden Civilized Developing Development Economy Enemy Financial Gun Men Modern More Nation National Nothing Progress Road Scourge Social Than Useless War]
Agriculture is now a motorized food industry, the same thing in its essence as the production of corpses in the gas chambers and the extermination camps, the same thing as blockades and the reduction of countries to famine, the same thing as the manufacture of hydrogen bombs.
[ Agriculture Bombs Camps Chambers Corpses Countries Essence Extermination Famine Food Gas Hydrogen Industry Manufacture Now Production Reduction Same Thing]
For every failure, there's an alternative course of action. You just have to find it. When you come to a roadblock, take a detour.
[ Action Alternative Come Course Detour Every Failure Find Just Roadblock Take]
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.
[ Block Express Now Path Political Puerto Rico Seek Self-Determination Some Status Their]
There were probably about five games in my career where everything was moving in slow motion and you could be out there all day, totally in the zone, and you don't even know where you are on the field, everything is just totally blocked out.
[ Blocked Career Could Day Even Everything Field Five Games Just Know Motion Moving Out Probably Slow Totally Were Where Zone]
Any time you do physical stuff, violence, it is controlled. It's a little bit like you block the move.
[ Any Bit Block Controlled Little Move Physical Stuff Time Violence]
Once upon a time there was a piece of wood. It was not an expensive piece of wood. Far from it. Just a common block of firewood, one of those thick, solid logs that are put on the fire in winter to make cold rooms cozy and warm.
[ Block Cold Common Cozy Expensive Far Fire Just Logs Make Once Piece Put Rooms Solid Thick Those Time Upon Warm Winter Wood]
I like serious films, the moneymaking blockbusters that don't make any kind of sense and John Carpenter films.
[ Any Blockbusters Carpenter Films John Kind Make Moneymaking Sense Serious]
Being a blockhead is sometimes the best security against being cheated by a man of wit.
[ Against Being Best Blockhead Cheated Man Security Sometimes Wit]
The skyscraper establishes the block, the block creates the street, the street offers itself to man.
[ Block Creates Establishes Itself Man Offers Skyscraper Street]
I promised myself that I'd never actually admit to listening to New Kids on the Block.
[ Actually Admit Block Kids Listening Myself Never New Promised]
Over the years, I've had hundreds of shots blocked. You've got to go in and take chances.
[ Blocked Chances Go Got Had Hundreds Over Shots Take Years]
A blocked path also offers guidance.
[ Also Blocked Guidance Offers Path]
Piper insisted she had to be out of breath when we played this one scene, so she ran around the block. Thank God she wasn't doing a crucifixtion scene; we would have had to nail her to the wall.
[ Around Block Breath Doing God Had Her Insisted Nail Out Piper Played Ran Scene She Thank Wall Would]
But as you say, the fundamental stumbling block is the question of the future of the economy. And it's not just the sort of economic laboratory question, of what kind of system would best generate growth, which is the way it's presented.
[ Best Block Economic Economy Fundamental Future Generate Growth Just Kind Laboratory Presented Question Say Sort Stumbling System Way Which Would]
In just six weeks from the time the design was started, we had the motor on the block testing its power.
[ Block Design Had Just Motor Power Six Started Testing Time Weeks]
I would rather do many small roles on TV, stage or film than one blockbuster that made me rich but had no acting.
[ Acting Blockbuster Film Had Made Many Rather Rich Roles Small Stage Than Tv Would]
There was a failure to recognize the deep problems in AI; for instance, those captured in Blocks World. The people building physical robots learned nothing.
[ Ai Blocks Building Captured Deep Failure Instance Learned Nothing Physical Problems Recognize Robots Those World]
Change can either challenge or threaten us. Your beliefs pave your way to success or block you.
[ Beliefs Block Challenge Change Either Pave Success Threaten Us Way Your]
It is the eye of ignorance that assigns a fixed and unchangeable color to every object; beware of this stumbling block. Imagination
[ Assigns Beware Block Color Every Eye Fixed Ignorance Object Stumbling Unchangeable]
I have felt in my very blood, ever since I was born, a most unconquerable hatred towards the whole tribe of fools, and it arises from the fact that I feel myself a blockhead whenever I am in their company.
[ Am Arises Blockhead Blood Born Company Ever Fact Feel Felt Fools Hatred Most Myself Since Their Towards Tribe Very Whenever Whole]
If isolation tempers the strong, it is the stumbling-block of the uncertain.
[ Isolation Strong Tempers Uncertain]
At the end of the competition, I played the Liszt concerto and I felt my head was on the block. Well, I won.
[ Block Competition Concerto End Felt Head Played Well Won]
Well, look at all of these summer blockbusters. You can't help but laugh a little, because you've already seen a lot of these movies 482 times.
[ Already Because Blockbusters Help Laugh Little Look Lot Movies Seen Summer These Times Well]
Religion stands, the Church blocking the sun.
[ Blocking Church Religion Stands Sun]
It is in the admission of ignorance and the admission of uncertainty that there is a hope for the continuous motion of human beings in some direction that doesn't get confined, permanently blocked, as it has so many times before in various periods in the history of man.
[ Admission Before Beings Blocked Confined Continuous Direction Get History Hope Human Ignorance Man Many Motion Periods Permanently Some Times Uncertainty Various]
Some people try to find things in this game that don't exist but football is only two things - blocking and tackling.
[ Blocking Exist Find Football Game Only Some Tackling Things Try Two]
Then there was a kid in the neighborhood about three blocks away, his name was Bobby Beavis.
[ Away Beavis Blocks Bobby His Kid Name Neighborhood Then Three]
Everybody wants blockbusters. I like to see a few pictures now and then that have to do with people and have relationships, and that's what I want to do films about. I don't want to see these sci-fi movies, and I don't want to do one of those. I don't understand it.
[ Blockbusters Everybody Few Films Movies Now Pictures Relationships Sci-Fi See Then These Those Understand Want Wants]
The old Devil gets mad when you're trying to do good. Pray that God will move the stumbling blocks.
[ Blocks Devil Gets God Good Mad Move Old Pray Stumbling Trying Will]
The bookful blockhead, ignorantly read With loads of learned lumber in his head. Intelligence
[ Blockhead Head His Learned Loads Lumber Read]
Let me just say something that I forgot, I also hoped and this was very true in the beginning - that this would also be a place that people would be able to walk in to the fountain and use it in a nice way of reading and examining the quotations on the blocks.
[ Able Also Beginning Blocks Examining Forgot Fountain Hoped Just Nice Place Quotations Reading Say Something True Use Very Walk Way Would]
We blocked them inside the city. Their rear is blocked.
[ Blocked City Inside Rear Their Them]
I support mosques, obviously. We need churches, temples, mosques. Whatever people use to speak with their god or to receive spiritual inspiration is good for the country. But the symbolism of it at ground zero, within two blocks or three blocks, I believe is wrong.
[ Believe Blocks Churches Country God Good Ground Inspiration Need Obviously Receive Speak Spiritual Support Symbolism Temples Their Three Two Use Whatever Within Wrong Zero]
A grave blockhead should always go about with a lively one - they show one another off to the best advantage.
[ Advantage Always Another Best Blockhead Go Grave Lively Off Should Show]
The greatest artist has no conception which a single block of white marble does not potentially contain within its mass, but only a hand obedient to the mind can penetrate to this image.
[ Artist Block Conception Contain Does Greatest Hand Image Marble Mass Mind Obedient Only Penetrate Potentially Single Which White Within]
All life demands struggle. Those who have everything given to them become lazy, selfish, and insensitive to the real values of life. The very striving and hard work that we so constantly try to avoid is the major building block in the person we are today.
[ Avoid Become Block Building Constantly Demands Everything Given Hard Insensitive Lazy Life Major Person Real Selfish Striving Struggle Them Those Today Try Values Very Work]
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.
[ Aim Block Chopping Nothing Past Through Will Wood]
This marched was planned to be non violent and non confrontational, and gladly it stayed that way. What really impressed me was the self discipline of the Black Block.
[ Black Block Confrontational Discipline Gladly Impressed Marched Non Planned Really Self Stayed Violent Way]
The American economy has always been driven by the entrepreneurial nature of its citizens, and blocking access to affordable health care will only suffocate growth within the small business sector of our economy.
[ Access Affordable Always American Been Blocking Business Care Citizens Driven Economy Entrepreneurial Growth Health Nature Only Our Sector Small Will Within]
My father was the guy on the block who said hi to everyone. Dad
[ Block Everyone Father Guy Hi Said]
One reason I don't suffer Writer's Block is that I don't wait on the muse, I summon it at need.
[ Block Muse Need Reason Suffer Summon Wait Writer]
I wanted to make an Indian character who wasn't either a) the savage that must be eliminated, the force of nature that's blocking the way for industrial progress, or b) the noble innocent that knows all and is another cliche. I wanted him to be a complicated human being.
[ Another Being Blocking Character Cliche Complicated Either Eliminated Force Him Human Indian Industrial Innocent Knows Make Must Nature Noble Progress Savage Wanted Way]
For a long period in my life - it lasted about 10 years - I had writer's block.
[ Block Had Lasted Life Long Period Writer Years]
Lorna was quite young when her mother died, and I think she's blocked out some of the memories. I talked to her a little bit about that, but I wasn't prepared to go around and poke and hurt her.
[ Around Bit Blocked Died Go Her Hurt Little Memories Mother Out Poke Prepared Quite She Some Talked Think Young]
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.
[ Any Block Cigarette Computer Did Down Got Had Lit More Morning Never Now Sat Typewriter Up Writer Years]
When you come to a roadblock, take a detour.
[ Come Detour Roadblock Take]
He took me under his wing when I first came to the Rams and taught me everything - his technique in the pass rush, how to play off blockers, and how to make the big play.
[ Big Came Everything First His How Make Off Pass Play Rush Taught Technique Took Under Wing]
Many later commented on the fact that large numbers of those engaged in the most senseless acts of destruction were left well alone by cops, indeed people dressed as Black Block members were seen freely making their way across police lines and talking to cops.
[ Across Acts Alone Black Block Commented Cops Destruction Dressed Engaged Fact Freely Indeed Large Later Left Lines Making Many Members Most Numbers Police Seen Senseless Talking Their Those Way Well Were]
The quest for certainty blocks the search for meaning. Uncertainty is the very condition to impel man to unfold his powers.
[ Blocks Certainty Condition His Man Meaning Powers Quest Search Uncertainty Unfold Very]
The failure of women to produce genius of the first rank in most of the supreme forms of human effort has been used to block the way of all women of talent and ambition for intellectual achievement.
[ Achievement Ambition Been Block Effort Failure First Forms Genius Human Intellectual Most Produce Rank Supreme Talent Used Way Women]
I write music all the time. When I talk about having writer's block, it's more to do with lyrics than anything else.
[ Anything Block Else Having Lyrics More Music Talk Than Time Write Writer]
Twice the Republicans in the California legislature tried to block my seating because of my trips to Hanoi.
[ Because Block California Hanoi Legislature Republicans Tried Trips Twice]
In the last twelve years, we have come some distance towards reconciliation and the breaking down of disadvantage. Let us take encouragement from what has been achieved and set our minds and hearts to end the remaining roadblocks.
[ Achieved Been Breaking Come Disadvantage Distance Down Encouragement End Hearts Last Minds Our Reconciliation Remaining Roadblocks Set Some Take Towards Twelve Us Years]
My concentration level blocks out everything. Concentration is why some athletes are better than others. You develop that concentration in training and concentrate in a meet.
[ Athletes Better Blocks Concentrate Concentration Develop Everything Level Meet Others Out Some Than Training Why]
Another adverse factor was the way the Russians received continual reinforcements from their back areas, as they fell back. It seemed to us that as soon as one force was wiped out, the path was blocked by the arrival of a fresh force.
[ Adverse Another Areas Arrival Back Blocked Continual Factor Fell Force Fresh Out Path Received Russians Seemed Soon Their Us Way Wiped]
The benefit of this kind of outlining is that you discover a story's flaws before you invest a lot of time writing the first draft, and it's almost impossible to get stuck at a difficult chapter, because you've already done the work to push through those kinds of blocks.
[ Almost Already Because Before Benefit Blocks Chapter Difficult Discover Done Draft First Flaws Get Impossible Invest Kind Kinds Lot Outlining Push Story Stuck Those Through Time Work Writing]
This was something that was obsessing me and creating a writer's block. To get involved and get stuck in, get the proper information about what's going on has really helped.
[ Block Creating Get Going Helped Information Involved Proper Really Something Stuck Writer]
I've been around the block a lot and I've had a merry trail for 55 years.
[ Around Been Block Had Lot Merry Trail Years]
You block your dream when you allow your fear to grow bigger than your faith.
[ Allow Bigger Block Dream Faith Fear Grow Than Your]
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.
[ Arms Block Cemeteries Clinics Favour Lock Medical Pro-Life]
The NFL offensive blocking is played differently; they use their hands instead of their head and shoulders.
[ Blocking Differently Hands Head Instead Nfl Offensive Played Shoulders Their Use]
AT&T will not block access to the public Internet or degrade service, period.
[ Access Amp Block Degrade Internet Period Public Service Will]
We understand that the real market value of Blockbuster may never be fully realized as a wholly owned part of Viacom.
[ Blockbuster Fully Market May Never Owned Part Real Realized Understand Value Viacom Wholly]
I was at this casino minding my own business, and this guy came up to me and said, "You're gonna have to move, you're blocking a fire exit." As though if there was a fire, I wasn't gonna run. If you're flammible and have legs, you are never blocking a fire exit.
[ Blocking Business Came Casino Exit Fire Gonna Guy Legs Minding Move Never Own Run Said Though Up]
We were in the heart of the ghetto in Chicago during the Depression, and every block - it was probably the biggest black ghetto in America - every block also is the spawning ground practically for every gangster, black and white, in America too.
[ Also America Biggest Black Block Chicago Depression During Every Gangster Ghetto Ground Heart Practically Probably Too Were White]
I'm of course disillusioned with what has happened to World cinema. Now cinemas in both Eastern and Western Europe are filled with the same blockbusters from Hollywood.
[ Blockbusters Both Cinema Cinemas Course Disillusioned Eastern Europe Filled Happened Hollywood Now Same Western World]
Discussion in class, which means letting twenty young blockheads and two cocky neurotics discuss something that neither their teacher nor they know.
[ Class Cocky Discuss Discussion Know Letting Means Neither Neurotics Nor Something Teacher Their Twenty Two Which Young]
It is often easier to become outraged by injustice half a world away than by oppression and discrimination half a block from home.
[ Away Become Block Discrimination Easier Half Home Injustice Often Oppression Outraged Than World]
Many people in the world today are not starving because there is an inherent inability to produce food, they are starving because they are caught in the middle of political fights and blockades that have been used as weapons.
[ Because Been Caught Fights Food Inability Inherent Many Middle Political Produce Starving Today Used Weapons World]
The four building blocks of the universe are fire, water, gravel and vinyl. Funny
[ Blocks Building Fire Four Gravel Universe Vinyl Water]
If they're in cell block 1A or 1B, these prisoners - they're murderers, they're terrorists, they're insurgents. Many of them probably have American blood on their hands. And here we're so concerned about the treatment of those individuals.
[ American Block Blood Cell Concerned Hands Here Individuals Insurgents Many Murderers Prisoners Probably Terrorists Their Them These Those Treatment]
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.
[ Although Amount Block Columnist Corruption Expose Get Half Joy May Out Process Readers Realize Whatever Will]
If there is a nuclear tactic being used here, I submit it is the use of that obstruction where a willful minority blocks a bipartisan majority from voting on the President's judicial nominees.
[ Being Bipartisan Blocks Here Judicial Majority Minority Nominees Nuclear Obstruction President Submit Tactic Use Used Voting Where Willful]
Let blockheads read what blockheads wrote.
[ Read Wrote]
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.
[ Block Fears Football Game Get Life Lot Opportunity Points Problems Score Tackle Your]
I teach at USC. I have a big class of 360 kids, only about a fifth of whom are film majors. I don't just show the Hollywood blockbusters. I show independent films, foreign films, documentaries.
[ Big Blockbusters Class Documentaries Fifth Film Films Foreign Hollywood Independent Just Kids Majors Only Show Teach Usc Whom]
I would say that the Pentagon Papers case of 1971 - in which the government tried to block the The New York Times and The Washington Post that they obtained from a secret study of how we got involved in the war in Vietnam - that is probably the most important case.
[ Block Case Got Government How Important Involved Most New Obtained Papers Pentagon Post Probably Say Secret Study Times Tried Vietnam War Washington Which Would York]
For Scary Movie 2, we had a due date and had to work fast. And though there's a lot of pressure, as artists, we just block it out. So really, the pressure comes from us. That's how the first movie happened. There was no outside pressure: we wanted to hit the audience hard.
[ Artists Audience Block Comes Date Due Fast First Had Happened Hard Hit How Just Lot Movie Out Outside Pressure Really Scary Though Us Wanted Work]
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.
[ Age Basic Block Budget Building Cannot Cuts Economic Forget Growth Information Innovation Science Scientific Time]
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.
[ Block Building Family Forgotten Fundamental Government History Mr Our Point Reached Society Some Speaker Where]
There is no worse screen to block out the Spirit than confidence in our own intelligence.
[ Block Confidence Intelligence Our Out Own Screen Spirit Than Worse]
I figure that that has a ten year cycle. At the end of that ten years, I began to get worried that I would run into what is known as the writer's block, the feeling of not being able to do these things.
[ Able Began Being Block Cycle End Feeling Figure Get Into Known Run Ten These Things Worried Would Writer Year Years]
Hell is paved with great granite blocks hewn from the hearts of those who said, I can do no other.
[ Blocks Granite Great Hearts Hell Other Paved Said Those]
Our centers spread the floor, shoot the three and block shots. We can play pick and pop.
[ Block Centers Floor Our Pick Play Pop Shoot Shots Spread Three]
I rarely see one of the 'summer blockbuster' movies. I'd like to see a stronger focus on smaller, smarter movies.
[ Blockbuster Focus Movies Rarely See Smaller Smarter Stronger Summer]
I'm supposed to say, Bill O'Reilly, that's immoral - click - and then walk back in and book his A block the next day and have a fine day and everything be kosher? I don't think so.
[ Back Bill Block Book Click Day Everything Fine His Immoral Kosher Next Reilly Say Supposed Then Think Walk]
I became paralyzed as an artist with writer's block.
[ Artist Became Block Paralyzed Writer]
The idea is not to block every shot. The idea is to make your opponent believe that you might block every shot.
[ Believe Block Every Idea Make Might Opponent Shot Your]
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?
[ Block Cares Catch Door Else Fire Housework Item Multiply Refrigerator Should Smell Theory Why]
The Brigham Young University (BYU) campus was just a few blocks from my home and tuition was minimal.
[ Blocks Brigham Campus Few Home Just Minimal Tuition University Young]
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. Art
[ Away Beautiful Block Chipping Elimination Marble Needed Parts Process Produces Sculptor Statue Such]
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.
[ Block Cotton Head Minds Out Picking Rhyming Sing Slaves Their Were Would]
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.
[ Become Block Dams Dangerously Establishing Exist Fail Flow Justice Law Order Progress Purpose Social Structured]
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.
[ Block Brake Great Kind Man Mask Misfortune Organ Thought Wants]
Success is blocked by concentrating on it and planning for it... Success is shy - it won't come out while you're watching. Success
[ Blocked Come Concentrating Out Planning Shy Success Watching While Won]
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.
[ Basic Because Block Building Claim Dispute Hydrogen More Plentiful Say Scientists Some Stupidity Than Universe]
They had the music being piped right out on the street. I'd be three or four blocks from there and I couldn't get there fast enough because I'd hear old Joe holler them words.
[ Because Being Blocks Enough Fast Four Get Had Hear Holler Joe Music Old Out Right Street Them Three Words]
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.
[ Best Big Block Books Familiar Find Genre Looming Matter Style Subject Trying Way Write]
My biggest excuse to others and myself was that I had writer's block, as if it was some kind of illness.
[ Biggest Block Excuse Had Illness Kind Myself Others Some Writer]
The Bible and the Church have been the greatest stumbling blocks in the way of women's emancipation.
[ Been Bible Blocks Church Emancipation Greatest Stumbling Way Women]
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."
[ Block Common Discussions Fancy Finds Footwork Lot Many Misunderstandings Some These Understanding Want Word]
The current administration has made the decision to cut dollars going for community development block grants, for various incentives to bring cities back.
[ Administration Back Block Bring Cities Community Current Cut Decision Development Dollars Going Grants Incentives Made Various]
A stepping-stone can be a stumbling block if we can't see it until after we have tripped over it.
[ After Block Over See Stepping-Stone Stumbling Tripped Until]
Since the dawn of time, traditional marriage - the union between one man and one woman - has been the building block of civilization, and at no point in our nation's history has that foundation been under more severe attack than now.
[ Attack Been Between Block Building Civilization Dawn Foundation History Man Marriage More Nation Now Our Point Severe Since Than Time Traditional Under Union Woman]
This is certainly not the first case in which a merger approved in one place hasn't gone through in the other. There was a case last year where the merger between two EU companies was approved here and blocked in the U.S.
[ Approved Between Blocked Case Certainly Companies Eu First Gone Hasn Here Last Merger Other Place Through Two Where Which Year]
Every Maryland family wants financial security, schools that work, quality healthcare, safer neighborhoods, and ever-expanding economic opportunity. These are the building blocks of a superior quality of life.
[ Blocks Building Economic Every Family Financial Healthcare Life Maryland Neighborhoods Opportunity Quality Safer Schools Security Superior These Wants Work]
Your successful past will block your visions of the future.
[ Block Future Past Successful Visions Will Your]
The essence of football was blocking, tackling, and execution based on timing, rhythm and deception.
[ Based Blocking Deception Essence Execution Football Rhythm Tackling Timing]
I think of John every day. I do try to block it, but December 8th is not the only day I think of him.
[ Block Day December Every Him John Only Think Try]
The government would be able to go to court with respect to newspaper articles, broadcast pieces and the like that they thought were bad or harmful or even against the government and try to block them.
[ Able Against Articles Bad Block Broadcast Court Even Go Government Harmful Newspaper Pieces Respect Them Thought Try Were Would]
In 2003, I introduced and passed The Tornado Shelters Act, which allows local governments to use Community Development Block Grant funds to construct storm shelters in manufactured housing communities.
[ Act Allows Block Communities Community Construct Development Funds Governments Grant Housing Introduced Local Manufactured Passed Shelters Storm Tornado Use Which]
I spend days with writers' block. It is a problem.
[ Block Days Problem Spend Writers]
The great person is ahead of their time, the smart make something out of it, and the blockhead, sets themselves against it.
[ Against Ahead Blockhead Great Make Out Person Sets Smart Something Their Themselves Time]
I choose a block of marble and chop off whatever I don't need. Art
[ Block Choose Chop Marble Need Off Whatever]
Writer's block is the greatest side effect of boredom.
[ Block Boredom Effect Greatest Side Writer]
A book that is shut is but a block.
[ Block Book Shut]
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.
[ Block Even Everything Helps Hide Live Make Memories Never Now Out Painful Past Person Some Their Though Through Tried Understand]
If I get blocked, it is generally because I don't know enough about some aspect of the story or the characters. The answer for this is generally more research, or making more background notes, so the place and person can be more fully realized inside my own mind.
[ Answer Aspect Background Because Blocked Characters Enough Fully Generally Get Inside Know Making Mind More Notes Own Person Place Realized Research Some Story]
From the time of independences until the end of the Cold War, in spite of the participation of a considerable number of African states in the non-aligned movement, everyone in fact chose to align with one or another of the two major blocks.
[ African Align Another Blocks Chose Cold Considerable End Everyone Fact Major Movement Number Participation Spite States Time Two Until War]
If you take any world problem, any issue on the planet, the solution to that problem certainly includes education. In education, the roadblock is the laptop.
[ Any Certainly Education Includes Issue Laptop Planet Problem Roadblock Solution Take World]
In the end, it all comes to choices to turn stumbling blocks into stepping stones.
[ Blocks Choices Comes End Into Stepping Stones Stumbling Turn]
The vanity of teaching doth oft tempt a man to forget that he is a blockhead.
[ Blockhead Doth Forget Man Oft Teaching Tempt Vanity]
The block of granite which was an obstacle in the pathway of the weak, became a stepping-stone in the pathway of the strong.
[ Became Block Granite Obstacle Pathway Stepping-Stone Strong Weak Which]
If you can't find your inspiration by walking around the block one time, go around two blocks-but never three.
[ Around Block Find Go Inspiration Never Three Time Two Walking Your]
I've experienced writer's block, but never for more than a few days.
[ Block Days Experienced Few More Never Than Writer]
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.
[ Ahead Because Block Chance Every Head His Ibm Moved New Put Someone Something Take Time Try Willing]
You know what my greatest personal stumbling block is? My shyness.
[ Block Greatest Know Personal Shyness Stumbling]
The information I requested under the Freedom of Information Act has been blocked for two years.
[ Act Been Blocked Freedom Information Requested Two Under Years]
A learned blockhead is a greater blockhead than an ignorant one.
[ Blockhead Greater Ignorant Learned Than]
My grandmother and I followed my mother here, to a house a block north of Hollywood Boulevard but a million miles away from Hollywood, if you know what I mean. We would hang out behind the ropes and look at the movie stars arriving at the premieres.
[ Arriving Away Behind Block Boulevard Followed Grandmother Hang Here Hollywood House Know Look Mean Miles Million Mother Movie North Out Premieres Ropes Stars Would]
What I try to do in the book is to trace the chain of relationships running from elementary particles, fundamental building blocks of matter everywhere in the universe, such as quarks, all the way to complex entities, and in particular complex adaptive system like jaguars.
[ Adaptive Blocks Book Building Chain Complex Elementary Entities Everywhere Fundamental Jaguars Matter Particles Particular Relationships Running Such System Trace Try Universe Way]
When you play guard, you're not going to block a lot of shots. Inside, you're going to block shots.
[ Block Going Guard Inside Lot Play Shots]
We've killed a million Iraqis since the start of the Gulf war - mostly by blocking humanitarian aid.
[ Aid Blocking Gulf Humanitarian Iraqis Killed Million Mostly Since Start War]
There are so many things I'd like to change in the industry. Everything from the reliance of style over substance to their reluctance to hire me for big budget blockbusters, but the thing I would love most would be if they understood people don't have to be Hollywood beautiful to be sexy or interesting.
[ Beautiful Big Blockbusters Budget Change Everything Hire Hollywood Industry Interesting Love Many Most Over Reliance Reluctance Sexy Style Substance Their Thing Things Understood Would]
Well, I've been in several films including documentaries, but the big blockbuster, I was hired as advisor to the actors, I was trying to make Jesuits out of them.
[ Actors Advisor Been Big Blockbuster Documentaries Films Hired Including Jesuits Make Out Several Them Trying Well]
We're strongly in favor of the U.N. plan for a solution to the Cyprus conflict. Hopefully a solution can be found before the end of this summit, but we cannot and will not let it block our decisions on enlargement.
[ Before Block Cannot Conflict Cyprus Decisions End Enlargement Favor Found Hopefully Our Plan Solution Strongly Summit Will]
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.
[ Always America Believe Block Ever Great May Over Problem Racism Smoothed Stumbling Systemic]
Determination gives you the resolve to keep going in spite of the roadblocks that lay before you.
[ Before Determination Gives Going Keep Lay Resolve Roadblocks Spite]
Once I decide to do something, I can't have people telling me I can't. If there's a roadblock, you jump over it, walk around it, crawl under it.
[ Around Crawl Decide Jump Once Over Roadblock Something Telling Under Walk]
It's time to stop defending a system that is clearly in dire need of reform, stop issuing reports and setting up new roadblocks, and start providing Americans with prescription drugs that are both safe and affordable.
[ Affordable Americans Both Clearly Defending Dire Issuing Need New Prescription Providing Reform Reports Roadblocks Safe Setting Start Stop System Time Up]
Every couple I know has side-by-side grave plots, but when we do it we're the biggest weirdos on the block.
[ Biggest Block Couple Every Grave Know Plots Weirdos]
Woe to us if we get our satisfaction from the food in the kitchen and the TV in the den and the sex in the bedroom with an occasional tribute to the cement blocks in the basement!
[ Basement Bedroom Blocks Cement Den Food Get Kitchen Occasional Our Satisfaction Sex Tribute Tv Us Woe]
Everyone wants to work in America. Maybe not blockbusters or Terminator, but to have the choice.
[ America Blockbusters Choice Everyone Maybe Terminator Wants Work]
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.
[ Block Characters Could Each Etc Look Personality Possible Their Way Writer]
I've learned that I get blocked when my subconscious mind is telling me that I've taken the work in a wrong direction, and that once I start listening to what my subconscious is trying to tell me, I can work out the problem and get moving again.
[ Again Blocked Direction Get Learned Listening Mind Moving Once Out Problem Start Subconscious Taken Tell Telling Trying Work Wrong]
If you're trying to achieve, there will be roadblocks. I've had them; everybody has had them. But obstacles don't have to stop you. If you run into a wall, don't turn around and give up. Figure out how to climb it, go through it, or work around it. Wisdom
[ Achieve Around Climb Everybody Figure Give Go Had How Into Obstacles Out Roadblocks Run Stop Them Through Trying Turn Up Wall Will Work]
Peter was 2 years and 10 months old when we began to study him. He was afraid of a white rat, and this fear extended to a rabbit, a fur coat, a feather, cotton wool, etc., but not to wooden blocks and similar toys.
[ Afraid Began Blocks Coat Cotton Etc Extended Fear Feather Fur Him Months Old Peter Rabbit Rat Similar Study Toys White Wooden Wool Years]
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.
[ Been Block Cold Collapse Days During East Had Italy Longer Nato Necessary Organisation Suggest View War Would]
The greatest block today in the way of woman's emancipation is the church, the canon law, the Bible and the priesthood.
[ Bible Block Canon Church Emancipation Greatest Law Priesthood Today Way Woman]
Well, it's not full time - my dancers are only paid for six months of the year in two three-month blocks; but yes, it is possible we could do it in another year.
[ Another Blocks Could Dancers Full Months Only Paid Possible Six Time Two Well Year Yes]
What sculpture is to a block of marble, education is to the soul.
[ Block Education Marble Sculpture Soul]
I don't want to be Tom Cruise. I'm not after some movie blockbuster career. That's not the kind of work I'm interested in. And frankly, it's not the kind of work I'm ever going to get.
[ After Blockbuster Career Cruise Ever Frankly Get Going Interested Kind Movie Some Tom Want Work]
A snowdrift is a beautiful thing - if it doesn't lie across the path you have to shovel or block the road that leads to your destination.
[ Across Beautiful Block Destination Leads Lie Path Road Shovel Thing Your]
I went jogging up on Mulholland. In the middle of my run I had some form of asthma attack and couldn't even walk. I couldn't get a ride one block to my house. I thought I was going to die.
[ Asthma Attack Block Die Even Form Get Going Had House Jogging Middle Ride Run Some Thought Up Walk Went]
Our cautious ancestors, when yawning, blocked the way to the entrance of evil spirits by putting their hands before their mouths. We find a reason for the gesture in the delicacy of manner which forbids an indecent exposure.
[ Ancestors Before Blocked Cautious Delicacy Entrance Evil Exposure Find Forbids Gesture Hands Indecent Manner Mouths Our Putting Reason Spirits Their Way Which Yawning]
Maybe It's not the biggest blockbuster film, but there will be some people that will see it, that will be debating it, that will be questioning their own sense of spirituality. If the film resonates, then I have succeeded in what I set out to do.
[ Biggest Blockbuster Debating Film Maybe Out Own Questioning Resonates See Sense Set Some Spirituality Succeeded Their Then Will]
And opposite the bench, the dock, divided by a partition, with the women to the left and the men to the right, as it is on the stairs or the block in polite society.
[ Bench Block Divided Dock Left Men Opposite Partition Polite Right Society Stairs Women]
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.
[ Afflicts Ample Been Block Far Hasn Income Mainly Outside Problem Some Source Stable Suspect Writer Writing]
I am much more involved in the filmmaking experience on Mag Seven. I'm much more involved in story elements, casting decisions, the writing of the show, the blocking of the scenes.
[ Am Blocking Casting Decisions Elements Experience Filmmaking Involved More Much Scenes Seven Show Story Writing]
Mount Harris is of basaltic formation, but I could not observe any columnar regularity in it, although large blocks are exposed above the ground. The rock is extremely hard and sonorous.
[ Above Although Any Blocks Could Exposed Extremely Formation Ground Hard Harris Large Mount Observe Regularity Rock]
And we turned off and 30 miles south they're standing in the middle of our road blocking our way, stopped the car, got out, took us through the path in the woods, where the craft was on the ground.
[ Blocking Car Craft Got Ground Middle Miles Off Our Out Path Road South Standing Stopped Through Took Turned Us Way Where Woods]
Well, I get my subject on Wednesday night; I think it out carefully on Thursday, and make my rough sketch; on Friday morning I begin, and stick to it all day, with my nose well down on the block.
[ Begin Block Carefully Day Down Friday Get Make Morning Night Nose Out Rough Sketch Stick Subject Think Thursday Wednesday Well]
Ideas are the building blocks of ideas.
[ Blocks Building Ideas]
In outward show so splendid and so vain; 'tis but a gilded block without a brain.
[ Block Brain Gilded Outward Show Splendid Tis Vain Without]
The ultimate function of prophecy is not to tell the future, but to make it. Your successful past will block your visions of the future.
[ Block Function Future Make Past Prophecy Successful Tell Ultimate Visions Will Your]
As for the forces, electromagnetism and gravity we experience in everyday life. But the weak and strong forces are beyond our ordinary experience. So in physics, lots of the basic building blocks take 20th- or perhaps 21st-century equipment to explore.
[ Basic Beyond Blocks Building Equipment Everyday Experience Explore Forces Gravity Life Lots Ordinary Our Perhaps Physics Strong Take Weak]
In the late afternoons and early evenings, the crowd is easily over 1 million. That many people simply can't fit in Independence Square. The demonstration spills in to the streets for several blocks.
[ Afternoons Blocks Crowd Demonstration Early Easily Evenings Fit Independence Late Many Million Over Several Simply Spills Square Streets]
This is a tough game. There are times when you've got to play hurt, when you've got to block out the pain.
[ Block Game Got Hurt Out Pain Play Times Tough]
Americans will put up with anything provided it doesn't block traffic.
[ Americans Anything Block Provided Put Traffic Up Will]
Alas! Alas! Life is full of disappointments; as one reaches one ridge there is always another and a higher one beyond which blocks the view.
[ Alas Always Another Beyond Blocks Disappointments Full Higher Life Reaches Ridge View Which]
In the Europe which was created by the Second World War, divided into two blocks, each in need of a revolution that would end the abuses and injustices of capitalism and the privileges of a bureaucratic caste, collective faith does not exist.
[ Abuses Blocks Bureaucratic Capitalism Caste Collective Created Divided Does Each End Europe Exist Faith Injustices Into Need Privileges Revolution Second Two War Which World Would]
While there have been terrific advances in the state of technology around heuristics, behavior blocking, and things like that, technology is only a part of the approach to solving the problem with the more important aspect involving putting the right process in place.
[ Advances Approach Around Aspect Been Behavior Blocking Important Involving More Only Part Place Problem Process Putting Right Solving State Technology Terrific Things While]
To do theater you need to block off a hunk of time.
[ Block Hunk Need Off Theater Time]
I intentionally aided them by being there and blocking an avenue of escape for the victims.
[ Aided Avenue Being Blocking Escape Intentionally Them Victims]
I was trying to spend it as quickly as possible. Because I'm so lazy, all that money created a block. I was flying around the world, staying at fancy hotels, having fun and trying to get rid of it as quickly as possible, so I could get on with some more work.
[ Around Because Block Could Created Fancy Flying Fun Get Having Hotels Lazy Money More Possible Quickly Rid Some Spend Staying Trying Work World]
I'm not sure why writing for others became harder. Probably a reluctance to give away anything you might conceivably use yourself caused a block. I did it, but it remained hard when it had once been easy.
[ Anything Away Became Been Block Caused Conceivably Did Easy Give Had Hard Harder Might Once Others Probably Reluctance Remained Sure Use Why Writing Yourself]
If we attempt to block the development of new technology, we effectively have ensured that the most responsible parties will not develop them.
[ Attempt Block Develop Development Effectively Ensured Most New Parties Responsible Technology Them Will]