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#1. The culture of New York is just impossible to replicate. It's such an incredible feeling to be walking on the streets of New York. You can literally find everything you need in a five block radius oftentimes. - Author: Max Schneider
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#2. Peace through Pleasure - Author: Susan Block
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#3. When a new building block is discovered, the result is usually a range of innovations. - Author: John Henry Holland
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#4. The only reason you can't write is because you don't. - Author: A.A. Patawaran
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#5. I'm always going to judge somebody on their work ethic, and whether or not they made me feel something, or whether or not I felt they did a good job. To me, it's important to try to block anything personal out and look at the performance, in any field. - Author: Nicolas Cage
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#6. Never be afraid to fail. Failure is only a stepping stone to improvement. Never be overconfident because that will block your improvement. - Author: Tony Jaa
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#7. I could spend a thousand years trying to block that moment from my memory, and it would still be burned into my mind. - Author: Jamie McGuire
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#8. I don't like putting glasses on and watching 3D. I don't mind wearing glasses, but it's the dimness of the light and the fact that you're filtering the light. Whatever 3D process is being used is a filtration of light, which means it's blocking some of the light. - Author: Peter Jackson
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#9. What?" "You're smiling like Mom at a New Kids On The Block concert. - Author: Kelly Oram
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#10. From the instant of our first meeting I judged him so, though it could be said that I was prejudiced. When one is standing naked on a slave-auction block in a wind cold enough to freeze a demon's backside, one is unlikely to have a fair impression of anyone. - Author: Carol Berg
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#11. What we sometimes consider a stumbling block is rather a rock we can step on. - Author: Mother Teresa
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#12. The work of art is already within the block of marble. I just chop off whatever isn't needed. - Author: Auguste Rodin
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#13. If you can't find your inspiration by walking around the block one time, go around two blocks-but never three. - Author: Robert Motherwell
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#14. Develop a little self-righteousness. A lot of that is an ugly thing, God knows, but a little applied over all your scruples is an absolute necessity! It is to the soul what a good sun-block is to the skin during the heat of summer. - Author: Stephen King
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#15. I don't believe in writer's block. If I can't write, I go out and live. Then, if I'm a writer, I'll find something to write. - Author: Peter Arpesella
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#16. Writer's block isn't always a problem. It can be a process of writing that helps us write better. - Author: Jennifer Hudson Taylor
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#17. Ancient Mystical Order Rosae Crucis (AMORC), whose Egyptian museum in San Jose took up an entire city block. It stressed the virtues of reason and science while also suggesting that ancient Egyptian wisdom would allow its followers to re-lease the hidden powers inherent in man. - Author: George Pendle
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#18. So sweep away the sand an' dry the ocean, an' just pack the moon an' stars up in a cardboard box. And stop the clouds from chimin', block the sun from shinin',an' paint the sky a deeper shade of blue, 'cause my world's over without you. - Author: Kenny Rogers
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#19. I believe that writer's block is a symptom. It's not a disease, it's the symptom of a disease. So what I try to do is kind of do it like 'House'; write down the symptom and write down the other symptoms. Try to work backwards to figure out what the problem is. - Author: Cassandra Clare
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#20. WHEN you hit a gay bar in the middle of a weekday afternoon you wonder why they don't call it something else. - Author: Lawrence Block
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#21. While the individual contributions provide the "building block" of creativity; it is the collective consensus on what to do with them that is exciting. - Author: Pearl Zhu
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#22. We try on different dresses, different selves, but our souls are always the same - ongoing, full of light. - Author: Francesca Lia Block
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#23. Biologically speaking the Afro-Asiatic block is in the ascendancy - always remember that both Negro and White are minority groups - the largest race is the Mongoloid group. - Author: William S. Burroughs
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#24. Where I come from, the block become your daddy. - Author: Lil' Wayne
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#25. The night was a rush of steaming pasta, wet irises, Italian leathers, swaddled beggars, skulking boys, sulking girls, garbage piles, pretzel vendors. - Author: Francesca Lia Block
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#26. I climbed the stairs and got back into bed, pulling a pillow over my face to block out the summer light. But there was no hiding from reality that morning. - Author: Jeffrey Eugenides
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#27. There's no shame in owning a New Kids on the Block t-shirt. They were my first concert when I was eight. - Author: Zoe Lister-Jones
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#28. The context needs to be that the goal is a healthy mom. Because mothers never make decisions without thinking about that healthy baby. And to suggest otherwise is insulting and degrading and disrespectful. - Author: Jennifer Block
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#29. Standing at this liquor store, whiskey coming through my pores, feeling like I run this whole block - Author: Bruno Mars
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#30. When we were at the Apollo, Holiday was a block away. I asked her for her autograph. - Author: Ella Fitzgerald
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#31. Well, I'd say fuck too, if I were me. I'd say it backward and forward and around the block, fuck this and fuck that and fuck it all at once, twice, three times. - Author: Colum McCann
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#32. You know, it's kind of a shame in a way but the more seasoned directors a lot of times have more difficult getting a job than first time guys. New kid on the block kind of thing. - Author: Jeff Bridges
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#33. I believe we recover from loss by facing the loss, grieving, going deep inside ourselves (hopefully with a guide) and re-emerging to live and love again. - Author: Francesca Lia Block
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#34. Good, law-abiding, value-oriented citizens are the ultimate in hypocrisy; "majority rules" and the law are exactly the same as being the biggest bully on the block with the biggest stick-it is only might that allows one group to force another to live by its code of conduct ... - Author: William J. Murray
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#35. Life, I'd heard someone say, is a comedy for those who think and a tragedy for those who feel. It seemed to me that it was both at once, even for those of us who don't do much of either. - Author: Lawrence Block
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#36. Spatial intelligence is virtually left out of formal education. In kindergarten we give children blocks and sand with which to build. Then we take those things away for the next twelve years of their education and expect kids to be architects and engineers. - Author: Ann Lewin-Benham
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#37. Writer's block' is just a fancy way of saying 'I don't feel like doing any work today. - Author: Meagan Spooner
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#38. We need to tell people not to be helpful. Trying to be helpful and giving advise are really ways to control others ... Advice, recommendations, and obvious actions are exactly what increase the likelihood that tomorrow will be just like yesterday. - Author: Peter Block
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#39. Every time you try to block a thought out of your mind, you drive it deeper into your memory. By resisting it, you actually reinforce it. - Author: Rick Warren
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#40. Block everyone on your instant mail. - Author: Nora Ephron
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#41. The rope by which the great blocks of taxes are attached to any citizenry is simple loyalty. - Author: Stephen King
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#42. The biggest thing I don't like about New York are the foreigners. You can walk an entire block in Times Square and not hear anybody speaking English. Asians and Koreans and Vietnamese and Indians and Russians and Spanish people and everything up there. How the hell did they get in this country? - Author: John Rocker
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#43. This use of building blocks to generate internal models is a pervasive feature of complex adaptive systems. - Author: John Henry Holland
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#44. Check out the mouse on your computer the 2 button can be used as a "1" and as a "2" button which will mean it can do the both actions, so why do we have "1" and "2" as a buttons on the mouse?? - Author: Deyth Banger
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#45. The choice to worry about why we are doing something more than how we do something is risky business. - Author: Peter Block
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#46. We're all whirling merrily through the void on a dying planet, and gay people are just doing their usual number, being shamelessly trendy as always. Right out in front on the cutting edge of death. - Author: Lawrence Block
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#47. We've seen filibusters to block judicial nominations, jobs bills, political transparency, ending Big Oil subsidies - you name it, there's been a filibuster. - Author: Elizabeth Warren
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#48. There is one person who can help solve 'writer's block'. His name is Mr. Johnnie Walker. - Author: Ashwin Sanghi
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#49. As long as we wish for safety, we will have difficulty pursuing what matters. - Author: Peter Block
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#50. This is depression, it comes when your blocking. This is expression it comes when you're rocking - Author: Grace Jones
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#51. DeLois lived up the block on 142nd Street and never had her hair done, and all the neighbourhood women sucked their teeth as she walked by. Her crispy hair twinkled in the summer sun as her big proud stomach moved her on down the block while I watched, not caring whether or not she was a poem. - Author: Audre Lorde
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#52. A world where players have enough power to block everyone else's initiatives but no one has the power to impose its preferred course of action is a world where decisions are not taken, taken too late, or watered down to the point of ineffectiveness. Without - Author: Moises Naim
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#53. A closed mouth gathers no foot.
A conclusion is simply the place where someone got tired of thinking.
A fool-proof method for sculpting an elephant: first, get a huge block of marble; then you chip away everything that doesn't look like an elephant. - Author: David Gries
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#54. You are so intense. Like a storm. It's shocking how intense you are. - Author: Francesca Lia Block
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#55. Questions draw us together. Answers push us apart. - Author: Peter Block
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#56. One the next corner stood a cinder block restaurant with a hand-painted sign that read CHICKEN & WAFFLES. There was a queue of twenty people outside.
You Americans have the strangest taste. What planet is this? - Author: Rick Riordan
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#57. Well, you live and you learn, and generally in that order. I - Author: Lawrence Block
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#58. I am very proud of the role I played in getting legal equality for people who are lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender, and in helping get rid of the prejudice by being visible about it, helping to block the conviction of Bill Clinton of impeachment. - Author: Barney Frank
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#59. I haven't written in a week. It's like holding your breath under water. You feel an awful constriction and then the instinct to propel yourself. - Author: D.A. Botta
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#60. Memory is subject to a filtering process that we don't always recognize and can't always control. We remember what we can bear and we block what we cannot. - Author: Sue Grafton
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#61. I write whenever it suits me. During a creative period I write every day; a novel should not be interrupted. - Author: Francois Mauriac
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#62. If Kyle Korver blocks your shot there should be a penalty box you should go to! - Author: Jeff Van Gundy
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#63. Confront the page that taunts you with its whiteness. Face your enemy and fill it with words. You are bigger and stronger than a piece of paper. - Author: Fennel Hudson
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#64. One must avoid getting stuck in the negative memories because these can block personal growth. - Author: Hina Hashmi
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#65. Laziness is the one common deficiency in mankind that blocks the establishment of a perfect world in which everyone leads a happy life. - Author: William Feather
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#66. I was here, and I loaded a shotgun on Independence Day, but I didn't kill anybody. I didn't drone any children. I didn't steal any children's future. I didn't sell this country into debt. I didn't do any of the crimes that the man two blocks over at the White House is responsible for, - Author: Adam Kokesh
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#67. Interpretation blocks reception while masquerading as reception. Rightness does not need interpretation; it requires simple acceptance and nothing else. - Author: Vernon Howard
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#68. Writer's block is a fancy term made up by whiners so they can have an excuse to drink alcohol. - Author: Steve Martin
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#69. I think we all have blocks between us and the best version of ourselves, whether it's shyness, insecurity, anxiety, whether it's a physical block, and the story of a person overcoming that block to their best self. It's truly inspiring because I think all of us are engaged in that every day. - Author: Tom Hooper
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#70. Sylvie wishes the anti-depressants had been around when she was in her early twenties, not only to rescue her from the dark tunnels that came when her brother first got sick, but also to keep her from fucking all those assholes. - Author: Francesca Lia Block
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#71. Writing is a sickness only cured by writing. - Author: Niall Williams
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#72. Because they have shamefully trampled underfoot the grace of God, they have forfeited all rights to compassion. - Author: Daniel I. Block
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#73. Good teams incorporate teamwork into their culture, creating the building blocks for success. - Author: Ted Sundquist
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#74. This assignment could damn well project all the words across my face and the ink stain my hands a gory mess before I finished it. - Author: Jazz Feylynn
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#75. That's pretty bad when my hormones can block out a homicide. - Author: M. Leighton
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#76. If you're going to be a sinner, be the best sinner on the block. - Author: Anton Szandor LaVey
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#77. Each of us has a family tree full of stories inside of us, Dirk thought. Each of us has a story blossoming out of us. - Author: Francesca Lia Block
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#78. I want him to see the flowers in my eyes and hear the songs in my hands. - Author: Francesca Lia Block
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#79. I gradually realized that I was seeing another example of creative ebb, another step by another art on the road that may indeed end in extinction. - Author: Stephen King
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#80. Are you ready? I'm three blocks past ready. Pardon? Skip it. - Author: Timothy Zahn
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#81. There are three kinds of forms in the human figure: Ovoid forms - egg, ball and barrel masses; Column forms - cylinder, cone; Spatulate forms - box, slab and wedge blocks. - Author: Burne Hogarth
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#82. Reverential human acts of submission and homage before the divine Sovereign, in response to his gracious revelation of himself, and in accordance with his will. - Author: Dan Block
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#83. Denial is a critical part of the human coping mechanism. Without it, we would all wake up terrified every morning about all the ways we could die. Instead, our minds block out our existential fears by focusing on stresses we can handle - like getting to work on time or paying our taxes. - Author: Dan Brown
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#84. Grace and truth are spiritual DNA, the building blocks of Christ-centered living. - Author: Randy Alcorn
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#85. Don't waste time waiting for inspiration. Begin, and inspiration will find you. - Author: H. Jackson Brown Jr.
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#86. Cain said he wasn't Abel's keeper. Are those our only choices, keeper or killer? - Author: Lawrence Block
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#87. Information is the new atom or electron, the fundamental building block of the universe ... We now see the world as entirely made of information: it's bits all the way down. - Author: Bryan Appleyard
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#88. I block in days / nights for writing where I don't touch emails or social media. - Author: Julia Woodman
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#89. Ones vision is not a road map but a compass. - Author: Peter Block
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#90. Writing about a writer's block is better than not writing at all - Author: Charles Bukowski
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#91. No sense in a man with writer's block going to New York. - Author: Kurt Vonnegut
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#92. At some point, extra incomes don't go to sate desires but to attempt to buy status through 'positional goods' - like the hottest car on the block. The problem is that there can only be one hottest car on the block. - Author: Nicholas Kristof
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#93. Ormus liked to compose his own songs up on the flat roof of the apartment block, and spent eternities up there, lost within himself, searching for the points at which his inner life intersected the life of the greater world outside, and calling those points of intersection songs. - Author: Salman Rushdie
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#94. My breath clouded the air like a little ghost escaping from my body. - Author: Francesca Lia Block
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#95. There were millions of such families anxious only for peace and quiet in their own little nests. These were the mounting blocks by which the criminals climbed to power and kept it. - Author: Simon Wiesenthal
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#96. Spun sugar clouds and extraterrestrial crystal vintage T-birds flying through space, morning-glory girls swinging from star-hung vines in cosmic gardens. - Author: Francesca Lia Block
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#97. How about that McDonald's two blocks from Ground Zero? That's killed more people than the 19 hijackers. - Author: Michael Moore
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#98. block three times in search of a suitable parking space. We got there, and almost before I had closed the door behind him he said all the work was terrible. I - Author: Jojo Moyes
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#99. The teacher has nothing to do with people who use their mental powers to block the enlightenment of others. These people lack control. What can you teach someone who lacks control? - Author: Frederick Lenz
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#100. Marriage is all about knowing the ins and outs and the intimate details, and your wife is supposed to be the person you know best. But my brother and I think alike, know everything about one another, and when we get together, we block everything else out. Nothing exists in our world except for us. - Author: Jon Heder
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