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I always saw two sides of life. I saw the dudes who would be the gangsta, big-time guys on the block, but would also be dedicated fathers. It was kind of weird to see that dual story that everybody has.
The block of granite which was an obstacle in the pathway of the weak, became a stepping-stone in the pathway of the strong.
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.
Anyone who relishes art should love the extraordinary diversity and psychic magic of our art galleries. There's likely more combined square footage for the showing of art on one New York block - West 24th Street between Tenth and Eleventh Avenues - than in all of Amsterdam's or Hamburg's galleries.
Don't block your blessings. Don't let doubt stop you from getting where you want to be.
During the aftermath of Katrina, National Guard troops were positioned on every block to establish a sense of safety and source of help for the people in need. They did not leave communities until people were safe and sound.
If you don't educate yourself, you'll never get out of the starting block because you'll spend all your money making foolish decisions.
For short term relaxation, I take a hot tub. It's my best way to unblock writers' block, too. For a bit longer relaxation, I enjoy camping. Just being in the wilderness, with no phones or computers or anything I have to do really refreshes my spirit.
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.
There is no worse screen to block out the Spirit than confidence in our own intelligence.
My father was the guy on the block who said hi to everyone.
The idea is not to block every shot. The idea is to make your opponent believe that you might block every shot.
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.
Thomas J. Watson
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.
Joel A. Barker
You know what my greatest personal stumbling block is? My shyness.
We tend to block off many of our senses when we're staring at a screen. Nature time can literally bring us to our senses.
Architecture is restricted to such a limited vocabulary. A building is either a high-rise or a perimeter block or a town house.
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.
Trying to block women from getting access to contraception or defunding Planned Parenthood is completely nonsensical from a policy standpoint.
Organisms don't think of CO2 as a poison. Plants and organisms that make shells, coral, think of it as a building block.
I don't even subscribe to writer's block being a truthful thing. I've had writer's laziness quite often. But I think it's all about sitting down and facing down the blank page and doing it, and I've always been ok at that.
My block was due to two overlapping factors: laziness and lack of discipline.
I'm not patient at all. I avoid writer's block by writing. I power through with a bad version, so I can move on, and usually once I've gotten to the next scene, I'll discover what was missing from the bad version scene. Then I can easily rewrite it to get back on the right path.
I think I am a good running back, but I'm really not that fast. There is only one thing I can do, that is throw a cross-body block. Picture perfect. I love it. Not that good at pass blocking.
I felt like I had a really bad case of writer's block... Music is so therapeutic for me that if I can't get it out, I start feeling bad about myself - a lot of self-loathing.
John F. Kennedy
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