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The four building blocks of the universe are fire, water, gravel and vinyl.
Woman begins by resisting a man's advances and ends by blocking his retreat.
I choose a block of marble and chop off whatever I don't need.
You block your dream when you allow your fear to grow bigger than your faith.
Mary Manin Morrissey
It is often easier to become outraged by injustice half a world away than by oppression and discrimination half a block from home.
Carl T. Rowan
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.
It is the eye of ignorance that assigns a fixed and unchangeable color to every object; beware of this stumbling block.
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.
Success is blocked by concentrating on it and planning for it... Success is shy - it won't come out while you're watching.
The block of granite which was an obstacle in the pathway of the weak, became a stepping-stone in the pathway of the strong.
Some people try to find things in this game that don't exist but football is only two things - blocking and tackling.
If you can't find your inspiration by walking around the block one time, go around two blocks-but never three.
Americans will put up with anything provided it doesn't block traffic.
When you come to a roadblock, take a detour.
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.
Pope Paul VI
What sculpture is to a block of marble, education is to the soul.
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.
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.
The bookful blockhead, ignorantly read, With loads of learned lumber in his head.
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.
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.
We blocked them inside the city. Their rear is blocked.
Mohammed Saeed al-Sahaf
Determination gives you the resolve to keep going in spite of the roadblocks that lay before you.
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 great person is ahead of their time, the smart make something out of it, and the blockhead, sets themselves against it.
A learned blockhead is a greater blockhead than an ignorant one.
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
A grave blockhead should always go about with a lively one - they show one another off to the best advantage.
The Bible and the Church have been the greatest stumbling blocks in the way of women's emancipation.
Elizabeth Cady Stanton
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
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