I concentrate on preparing to swim my race and let the other swimmers think about me, not me about them.
Remember, a dead fish can float downstream, but it takes a live one to swim upstream.
Don't wait for your ship to come in, swim out and meet the bloody thing.
In matters of style, swim with the current; in matters of principle, stand like a rock.
Don't wait for your ship to come in, swim out to it.
If you want to learn to swim jump into the water. On dry land no frame of mind is ever going to help you.
Live in the sunshine, swim the sea, drink the wild air.
Being your best is not so much about overcoming the barriers other people place in front of you as it is about overcoming the barriers we place in front of ourselves.
You can't put a limit on anything. The more you dream, the farther you get.
If one morning I walked on top of the water across the Potomac River, the headline that afternoon would read: 'President Can't Swim.'
The man who is swimming against the stream knows the strength of 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.
President Can't Swim.
You can't put a limit anything.
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.
For myself, losing is not coming second. It's getting out of the water knowing you could have done better. For myself, I have won every race I've been in
If you should rear a duck in the heart of the Sahara, no doubt it would swim if you brought it to the Nile.
Swimming is normal for me. I'm relaxed. I'm comfortable, and I know my surroundings. It's my home.
You can swim all day in the Sea of Knowledge and not get wet.
Breastroke is an athletic event, butterfly is a political statement.