You cannot swim if you have never been taught just like swimming through life without knowing the real and tested techniques.
Seventy-five percent of our planet is water - can you swim?
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.
Breaststroke is an athletic event; butterfly is a political statement.
The man who is swimming against the stream knows the strength of it.
Swimming: From the outside looking in, you canít understand it. From the inside looking out, you canít explain it.
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.
Mainly, I like to have fun. Swimming is all about having fun, and I am firm believer that you should keep swimming as long as you are having fun, but I can say that it becomes much more fun as you get older and learn more about the sport, life, and especially more about yourself.
I concentrate on preparing to swim my race and let the other swimmers think about me, not me about them.
I can't control what everyone else swims but if all goes well I know there are no limits.
Remember, a dead fish can float downstream, but it takes a live one to swim upstream!
And naturally, here are some water quotes to live by:
We never know the worth of water till the well is dry.
Thomas Fuller, Gnomologia, 1732
Don't empty the water jar until the rain falls.
A lake carries you into recesses of feeling otherwise impenetrable.
A lake is the landscape's most beautiful and expressive feature. It is earth's eye; looking into which the beholder measures the depth of his own nature.
Water, the Hub of Life.
Water is its mater and matrix, mother and medium.
Water is the most extraordinary substance!
Practically all its properties are anomolous, which enabled life to use it as building
material for its machinery.
Life is water dancing to the tune of solids.
I believe that water is the only drink for a wise man.
The underlying attraction of the movement of water and sand is biological.
If we look more deeply we can see it as the basis of an abstract idea
linking ourselves with the limitless mechanics of the universe.
The cure for anything is salt water - sweat, tears, or the sea.
Water, taken in moderation, cannot hurt anybody.
Filthy water cannot be washed.
Our bodies are molded rivers.
If there is magic on the planet, it is contained in the water.
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