Clowns drink to blot out the ravages of terrifying children for a living.
— Doug Coupland

The stigma of self-inflicted death is for some people a hateful blot that demands erasure at all costs.
— William Styron

A blot in thy escutcheon to all futurity.
— Miguel de Cervantes

Will not a tiny speck very close to our vision blot out the glory of the world, and leave only a margin by which we see the blot? I know no speck so troublesome as self.
— George Eliot

I was a woman in a man's world. I was a Democrat in a Republican administration. I was an intellectual in a world of bureaucrats. I talked differently. This may have made me a bit like an ink blot.
— Jeane Kirkpatrick