Pull

Famous quotes containing the word pull:

    the pull of gravity, which is not simple
    which carries the feathered grass a long way down the upbreathing
    air.
    Adrienne Rich (b. 1929)

    A pragmatic race, the Japanese appear to have decided long ago that the only reason for drinking alcohol is to become intoxicated and therefore drink only when they wish to be drunk.
    So I went out into the night and the neon and let the crowd pull me along, walking blind, willing myself to be just a segment of that mass organism, just one more drifting chip of consciousness under the geodesics.
    William Gibson (b. 1948)

    Suddenly he found he had pressed the spring of the grenade. He struggled to pull it out of his pocket. It stuck in the narrow pocket. His arm and his cold fingers that clutched the grenade seemed paralyzed. Then a warm joy went through him. He had thrown it.
    Anderson was standing up, swaying backwards and forwards. The explosion made the woods quake.
    John Dos Passos (1896–1970)