Swimming Quotes

Posted by Brian

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

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

Don’t wait for your ship to come in – swim out to it.
– Author Unknown

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

H2O: two parts Heart and one part Obsession.
– 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

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 Handy

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

I love sailing and water sports; whether it’s water skiing, body boarding or surfing or simply swimming in the ocean.
– Karolina Kurkova

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.
– Robert Collier

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

Nobody cared about swimming. You could draw a crowd for basketball.
– Merlin Olsen

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

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

Swimming is : Being in a state of vertigo or dizziness; as, a swimming brain.
– Author Unknown

Swimming isn’t everything, winning is.
– Mark Spitz

Swimming: From the outside looking in, you can’t understand it. From the inside looking out, you can’t explain it.
– Author Unknown

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

Swimming is more than a once-every-four-years sport. My goal is to bring attention to swimming – to give it some personality.
– Michael Phelps

Swimming gave me my start, but my pal Tarzan did the real work. He set me up nicely.
– Johnny Weissmuller

Swimming upstream in the music business is a hard thing to do.
– John Oates

Swimming: From the outside looking in, you can’t understand it. From the inside looking out, you can’t explain it.
– Author Unknown

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

Traveling to swimming meets took me beyond my small-town existence, gave me a hint of the exciting world outside of my own home.
– Esther Williams

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

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

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

While one person hesitates because he feels inferior, the other is busy making mistakes and becoming superior.
– Henry C. Link

Water for me is so essential, like swimming.
– Nastassja Kinski


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