It's not just enough to swing at the ball. You've got to loosen your girdle and really let the ball have it.
— Babe Didrikson Zaharias

It s not just enough to swing at the ball. You've got to loosen your girdle and really let the ball have it.
Babe Didrikson Zaharias loosens quote

You can muffle the drum, and you can loosen the strings of the lyre, but who shall command the skylark not to sing?
— Kahlil Gibran

We are like a ship fastened to the shore. It floats on the water of the sea, but it does not leave its moorings; it merely bobs up and down. We are like a swimmer who prefers to walk rather than take to the water. O my God, sever these moorings, loosen the thread from the wings of my soul, plunge me into the sea.
— Peter Julian Eymard

While Congress saw some need to loosen the standard in the initial days of a war, it wanted the president to comply with FISA in carrying out surveillance in the United States.
— Jonathan Turley