Swimming Quotes - Page 2

Practice is 90% physical-10% mental. Championship meets are 10% physical 90% mental.
– Proverb

You can’t put a limit on anything. The more you dream, the farther you get.
– Michael Phelps

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

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

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

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

I won’t predict anything historic. But nothing is impossible.
– Michael Phelps

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

Act as if it were impossible to fail and it will be.
– Proverb

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

While I’m swimming, I sing songs in my mind.
– Alexandr Popov

There is water in every lane, so it is OK.
– Ian Thorpe

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

Body does what mind prefers.
– Lenny Krayzel burg

It’s cool just because I’ve had this dream of changing the sport of swimming and it’s finally happening.
– Michael Phelps

So I rang up my local swimming baths. I said ‘Is that the local swimming baths?’ He said ‘It depends where you’re calling from.’
– Tim Vine

I try to separate my personal life from swimming.
– Michael Phelps

I never saw film stars at home. We had no maid, no cook, no swimming pool.
– Natalie Wood

I was swimming with the turd sharks in an ocean made of piss
– Sam Cheever

I have the opportunity to be part of swimming history. To take the sport to a new level would be an honor for me. There’s no better time to try this than now.
– Michael Phelps