Joseph Addison, Spectator, No. 215.
One begins to think with that new building block, rather than with littler pieces. And finally, the things which seem like elements dissolve, and leave a fabric of relationships behind, which is the stuff that actually repeats itself, and gives the structure to a building or a town.christopher alexander
"Archie's been living off the fat of the land. I'm here to give him his pension plan. When you come to the fight don't block the door. 'Cause you'll all go home after round four."muhammad ali
A war minister is able to force the adoption of any measure desired by the Camp or to block any measure that meets his disapproval.sadao araki
A hero is a goddam stupid thing to have in the first place and a general block to anything you might wanta accomplish on your own.lester bangs
Although he was a famous footballer he seemed very normal compared to today's modern stars. He lived in a modest flat below ours and was very generous. He often brought home footballs from training for the kids in the block to play with.ferenc puskás
from mike: art show success! the show last night was amazing! thanks to everyone that showed up. we had a line around the block the entire time, and i think some people couldn't get in (i wouldn't know, i was inside signing things for 3+ hours). a lot of people said a lot of really nice things about the work -- glad you got to see it in person.mike shinoda
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.frank zappa
Such grief might make the mountain stoop, reverse the waters where they flow, but cannot burst these ponderous bolts that block us from the prison cells crowded with mortal woe...anna akhmatova
Not merely a chip of the old 'block', but the old block itself.
I hope your committee will not permit doubts as to constitutionality, however reasonable, to block the suggested legislation.franklin delano roosevelt
The man who has graduated from the flogging block at Eton to the bench from which he sentences the garrotter to be flogged is the same social product as the garrotter who has been kicked by his father and cuffed by his mother until he has grown strong enough to throttle and rob the rich citizen whose money he desires.George Bernard Shaw
The ancient Asian practice of fermenting soybeans and eating soy in the form of curds called tofu makes a healthy diet from a plant that eaten almost any other way would make people ill. The soybean itself is a notably inauspicious staple food; it contains a whole assortment of "antinutrients" compounds that actually block the body's absorption of vitamins and minerals, interfere with the hormonal system, and prevent the body from breaking down the proteins in the soy itself. It took the food cultures of Asia to figure out how to turn this unpromising plant into a highly nutritious food.
A hero is a goddam stupid thing to have in the first place and a general block to anything you might wanta accomplish on your own.
He wears his faith but as the fashion of his hat; it ever changes with the next block.william shakespeare
It is often easier to become outraged by injustice half a world away than by oppression and discrimination half a block from home.
Rather let my head Stoop to the block than these knees bow to any Save to the God of heaven and to my king.william shakespeare
Wikileaks' silencing was sought by antidemocratic governments worldwide - including China, whose censors work mightily to block all access to the site. Wikileaks' plug was pulled, ironically, (not in China) but by a federal judge in San Francisco.
Streisand Effect: Online phenomenon in which an attempt to censor or block information has the unintended result of drawing additional attention to it.
Mad is the man who is forever gritting his teeth against that granite block, complete and changeless, of the past.
block the passages, shut the doors , And till the end your strength shall not fail. Open up the passages, increase your doings, And till your last day no help shall come to you.