Quotations that match 'blocked'.

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. George H. Mead
[ Ancestors Before Blocked Cautious Delicacy Entrance Evil Exposure Find Forbids Gesture Hands Indecent Manner Mouths Our Putting Reason Spirits Their Way Which Yawning]
We blocked them inside the city. Their rear is blocked. Mohammed Saeed al-Sahaf
[ Blocked City Inside Rear Their Them]
Success is blocked by concentrating on it and planning for it... Success is shy - it won't come out while you're watching. Tennessee Williams Success
[ Blocked Come Concentrating Out Planning Shy Success Watching While Won]
Over the years, I've had hundreds of shots blocked. You've got to go in and take chances. John Havlicek
[ Blocked Chances Go Got Had Hundreds Over Shots Take Years]
The information I requested under the Freedom of Information Act has been blocked for two years. Sibel Edmonds
[ Act Been Blocked Freedom Information Requested Two Under Years]
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. Mario Monti
[ Approved Between Blocked Case Certainly Companies Eu First Gone Hasn Here Last Merger Other Place Through Two Where Which Year]
A blocked path also offers guidance. Mason Cooley
[ Also Blocked Guidance Offers Path]
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. Judy Davis
[ Around Bit Blocked Died Go Her Hurt Little Memories Mother Out Poke Prepared Quite She Some Talked Think Young]
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. Walter Jon Williams
[ Again Blocked Direction Get Learned Listening Mind Moving Once Out Problem Start Subconscious Taken Tell Telling Trying Work Wrong]
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. Lawrence Taylor
[ Blocked Career Could Day Even Everything Field Five Games Just Know Motion Moving Out Probably Slow Totally Were Where Zone]
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. Richard P. Feynman
[ Admission Before Beings Blocked Confined Continuous Direction Get History Hope Human Ignorance Man Many Motion Periods Permanently Some Times Uncertainty Various]
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. Sarah Zettel
[ Answer Aspect Background Because Blocked Characters Enough Fully Generally Get Inside Know Making Mind More Notes Own Person Place Realized Research Some Story]
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. Gerd von Rundstedt
[ Adverse Another Areas Arrival Back Blocked Continual Factor Fell Force Fresh Out Path Received Russians Seemed Soon Their Us Way Wiped]