Don’t wait for your ship to come in – swim out to it.
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.
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.
H2O: two parts Heart and one part Obsession.
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.
Chlorine is my perfume.
If the world was flat I’d probably swim off it.
It’s a good idea to begin at the bottom in everything except in learning to swim.
If one synchronized swimmer drowns, do all the rest have to drown too?
Sometimes God calms the storm. At other times, he calms the sailor. And sometimes he makes us swim.
Seventy-five percent of our planet is water – can you swim?
What goes around comes around, just like a flip turn.
Seven days of no swimming makes one weak.
If you want to learn to swim jump into the water. On dry land no frame of mind is ever going to help you.
When the earth floods from global warming, the swimmers will rule the world.
If you have a lane, you have a chance.
Swimming: From the outside looking in, you can’t understand it. From the inside looking out, you can’t explain it.
Oxygen is overrated.
Swimming – what real men do while boys play football.
He who burns his bridges better be a damn good swimmer.
Chlorine: the breakfast of champions!
Do men who have got all their marbles go swimming in lakes with their clothes on?
We swim because we are too sexy for a sport that requires clothes.
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!
I can’t fly, but swimming is the next best thing…. The water is my sky.
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.
If you should rear a duck in the heart of the Sahara, no doubt it would swim if you brought it to the Nile.
Breaststroke is an athletic event; butterfly is a political statement.
Remember, a dead fish can float downstream, but it takes a live one to swim upstream.
Well, me don’t swim too tough so me don’t go in the water too deep.
On matters of style, swim with the current, on matters of principle, stand like a rock.
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.
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.
Fish, to taste good, must swim three times: in water, in butter, and in wine.
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.
You can swim all day in the Sea of Knowledge and still come out completely dry. Most people do.
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.
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.
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