Quote by Gene "Big Daddy" Lipscomb
I just wrap my arms around the whole backfield and peel 'em one by one until I get to the ball carrier. Him I keep.
This quote implies a determined and aggressive mindset towards the game of football. The speaker visualizes wrapping their arms around the entire backfield, symbolizing their determination to confront and overcome each opponent until they reach their ultimate target - the ball carrier. The emphasis on securing the ball carrier suggests their focus on success and not letting go. This quote showcases the speaker's relentless approach to the sport, emphasizing their strong and unwavering commitment to achieving their goals on the field.
But you have to understand, American democracy is not like the system you have. We're not an ocean liner that sails across the ocean from point A to point B at 30 knots. That's not American democracy. American democracy is kind of like a life raft that bobs around the ocean all the time. Your feet are always wet. Winds are always blowing. You're cold. You're wet. You're uncomfortable -- but you never sink.
Not even the visionary or mystical experience ever lasts very long. It is for art to capture that experience, to offer it to, in the case of literature, its readers; to be, for a secular, materialist culture, some sort of replacement for what the love of god offers in the world of faith.
When I was research head of General Motors and wanted a problem solved, I'd place a table outside the meeting room with a sign: LEAVE SLIDE RULES HERE! If I didn't do that, I'd find some engineer reaching for his slide rule. Then he'd be on his feet saying, Boss you can't do that.