Swimming General Quotes

Inspirational Swimming General Quotes for Athletes

With so many people saying it couldn't be done, all it takes is an imagination.

- Michael Phelps
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I can't control what everyone else swims but if all goes well I know there are no limits.

- Leisl Jones
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I swam the race like I trained to swim it. It is not mathematical. I just let my body do it. It is a lot easier if you let your body do what it is trained for.

- Ian Thorpe
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I used to beat myself up everyday if I did not win an event. I am quite open about those things now and that has been a big change.

- Leisl Jones
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The man who is swimming against the stream knows the strength of it.

- Woodrow Wilson
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The water doesn't know how old you are.

- Dara Torres
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Believe in yourself, not only in swimming, but in life itself. You always have to have fun. You have to have an open mind. If you're not enjoying it, don't do it. Life's too short.

- Debbie Meyer
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I'm always swimming forward like a shark. You just keep going and you don't rest. I love waking up knowing that I have a problem to solve.

- Nile Rodgers
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I do a lot of swimming, both in the ocean and in the pool.

- Catherine Zeta-Jones
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Summer is a great time to visit art museums, which offer the refreshing rinse of swimming pools - only instead of cool water, you immerse yourself in art.

- Jerry Saltz
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I concentrate on preparing to swim my race and let the other swimmers think about me, not me about them.

- Amanda Beard
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While I'm swimming, I sing songs in my mind.

- Alexandr Popov
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If you're not on your 'A' game in our workouts every day, you're going to get absolutely smoked.

- Michael Phelps
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I'm really quite exhausted at the moment, but you never know, you are always surprised at what you can find sometimes, and maybe I will find something deep within to find the desire to swim fast.

- Leisl Jones
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Water was something he loved, something he respected. He understood its beauty and its dangers. He talked about swimming as if it were a way of life.

- Benjamin Alire Sáenz
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This life is like a swimming pool. You dive into the water, but you can't see how deep it is.

- Dennis Rodman
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A huge part of swimming for me is I love it, and it is so much fun.

- Missy Franklin
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This is my 20th year in the sport. I've known swimming and that's it. I don't want to swim past age 30; if I continue after this Olympics, and come back in 2016, I'll be 31. I'm looking forward to being able to see the other side of the fence.

- Michael Phelps
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I love anything that involves the ocean. Swimming, snorkelling or surfing are all fun, which distracts from your mind that you are actually doing a workout. Being outdoors in the sun and the salt water is great for freeing your mind and feeling alive.

- Samantha Stosur
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I actually love swimming but I just hate jumping in the water.

- Natalie Coughlin
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