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Quotations about Swimming


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Don't wait for your ship to come in - swim out to it.  ~Author Unknown


If I were dropped out of a plane into the ocean and told the nearest land was a thousand miles away, I'd still swim.  And I'd despise the one who gave up.  ~Abraham Maslow


The water is your friend.  You don't have to fight with water, just share the same spirit as the water, and it will help you move.  ~Aleksandr Popov


H2O:  two parts Heart and one part Obsession.  ~Author Unknown


Live in the sunshine, swim the sea, drink the wild air.  ~Ralph Waldo Emerson


No man drowns if he perseveres in praying to God, and can swim.  ~Russian Proverb


Chlorine is my perfume.  ~Author Unknown


If the world was flat I'd probably swim off it.  ~Author Unknown


It's a good idea to begin at the bottom in everything except in learning to swim.  ~Author Unknown


If one synchronized swimmer drowns, do all the rest have to drown too?  ~Steven Wright


Sometimes God calms the storm.  At other times, he calms the sailor.  And sometimes he makes us swim.  ~Author Unknown


Seventy-five percent of our planet is water - can you swim?  ~Author Unknown


What goes around comes around, just like a flip turn.  ~Author Unknown


Seven days of no swimming makes one weak.  ~Author Unknown


If you want to learn to swim jump into the water.  On dry land no frame of mind is ever going to help you.  ~Bruce Lee


When the earth floods from global warming, the swimmers will rule the world.  ~Author Unknown


If you have a lane, you have a chance.  ~Author Unknown


Swimming:  From the outside looking in, you canít understand it.  From the inside looking out, you canít explain it.  ~Author Unknown


Oxygen is overrated.  ~Author Unknown


Swimming - what real men do while boys play football.  ~Author Unknown


He who burns his bridges better be a damn good swimmer.  ~Author Unknown


Chlorine:  the breakfast of champions!  ~Author Unknown


Do men who have got all their marbles go swimming in lakes with their clothes on?  ~P.G. Wodehouse


We swim because we are too sexy for a sport that requires clothes.  ~Author Unknown


I simply can't understand
Why swimsuits are in such demand
They're soggy and damp,
Bind like a clamp,
And hold about three pounds of sand!
~D.R. Benson


I always wanted to be Peter Pan, the boy who never grows up.  I can't fly, but swimming is the next best thing.  It's harmony and balance.  The water is my sky.  ~Clayton Jones


Most of us, swimming against the tides of trouble the world knows nothing about, need only a bit of praise or encouragement - and we will make the goal.  ~Jerome Fleishman


If you should rear a duck in the heart of the Sahara, no doubt it would swim if you brought it to the Nile.  ~Mark Twain


Breaststroke is an athletic event; butterfly is a political statement.  ~Paul Tsongas


Remember, a dead fish can float downstream, but it takes a live one to swim upstream.  ~Author Unknown


Well, me don't swim too tough so me don't go in the water too deep.  ~Bob Marley


On matters of style, swim with the current, on matters of principle, stand like a rock.  ~Thomas Jefferson


It's been told that swimming is a wimp sport, but I don't see it.  We don't get timeouts, in the middle of a race we can't stop and catch our breath, we can't roll on our stomachs and lie there, and we can't ask for a substitution.  ~Dusty Hicks


Many politicians lay it down as a self-evident proposition, that no people ought to be free till they are fit to use their freedom.  The maxim is worthy of the fool in the old story, who resolved not to go into the water till he had learned to swim.  ~Thomas Macaulay


Fish, to taste good, must swim three times: in water, in butter, and in wine.  ~Proverb


In my retirement I go for a short swim at least once or twice every day.  It's either that or buy a new golf ball.  ~Gene Perret


You can swim all day in the Sea of Knowledge and still come out completely dry.  Most people do.  ~Author Unknown


If you go parachuting, and your parachute doesn't open, and you friends are all watching you fall, I think a funny gag would be to pretend you were swimming.  ~Jack Handey


The man who is swimming against the stream knows the strength of it.  ~Woodrow T. Wilson


The question of whether a computer can think is no more interesting than the question of whether a submarine can swim.  ~Edsger Dijkstra


If one morning I walked on top of the water across the Potomac River, the headline that afternoon would read "President Can't Swim."  ~Lyndon B. Johnson



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