Swimming Quotes

Swimming and all other sports have got to get to that place where you have the trust of the people watching it. Adam Peaty

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Grime reminds me that swimming is very gladiatorial. Adam Peaty

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Ever since I did that 57.9 last year, the Americans have been analysing me in detail. You can see on the swimming web pages. They are breaking it down in every detail. How many strokes I take. How quick I am in and out of the wall. Adam Peaty

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When I played Gollum in 'Lord of the Rings,' if I was climbing up the side of a mountain, which I physically did, you know, I was on every single occasion swimming through streams, all of that, that wasn't captured. That was filmed on 35 millimeter, and for certain of those shots, it was rotoscoped and painted over. Andy Serkis

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When synchronised swimming first appeared on TV, we laughed very heartily, and I, for one, applauded the decision to introduce humour into the Olympics. Arthur Smith

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I've a rare Turkish swimming cat. Andrew Lloyd Webber

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What I remember the most really was just running wild there. Barefooted, swimming in dirty lakes, selling fruit, picking mango trees, hoping not to get caught because they don't take kindly to thieves in Africa. Akon

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I look at being a capitalist businessperson like riding a bike - if I go too slowly, I'll fall over. Or it's kind of like a shark: if I stop swimming, I'll just die. Andrew Mason

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My first event was in Nottingham, aged 11, and the prize was a bike. I thought, 'Wow.' I had no idea what to wear. I think I did it in swimming trunks, then just put on a T-shirt and shoes for the bike part. Triathlons felt exotic. There was a technical and tactical aspect to it as well as the endurance challenge. I was hooked. Alistair Brownlee

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I was bribed into starting swimming with the promise of sweets and by being told that you can win medals. My mum had given me a bag of medals which she had won when she was young, so the idea of winning medals was very exciting. Alistair Brownlee

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I won't give up swimming, even if it kills me. I love the rhythm of it. Arturo O'Farrill

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I was lucky enough, when I was younger, to have the chance to do as much as possible, and I found what I wanted to do. I did swimming, gymnastics, kickboxing and the one that took off more than the others was acting. Aaron Johnson

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I'd go to swim practice, put my face in the water, and I didn't have to talk to anybody. Swimming was like my escape, but it was also like this huge prison because I felt like I had to swim up to people's standards. Amanda Beard

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The swimming community is really conservative. I don't know why, because we're in no clothing whatsoever. Amanda Beard

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In swimming, everyone calls me grandma, because I'm the oldest there. Then with my friends, I'm the youngest and I'm the baby. It's definitely bizarre. Amanda Beard

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Swimming took up so much of my faculties, and for so long, I was willing to give it everything. Aaron Peirsol

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There can be little doubt that fishes swimming rapidly do not make respiratory movements at all, but obtain the necessary ventilation of the gills simply by opening the mouth. August Krogh

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There is no more reason to pay for private education than there is to pay for a private swimming pool for those who do not use public facilities. Albert Shanker

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To get ready to climb Everest, I did a lot of hill running with a daypack on and a lot of underwater swimming. I would swim a couple of lengths underwater and then a couple above. It gets your body going with limited oxygen. Bear Grylls

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I love swimming in rivers, and well remember once jumping in at Chiswick. Boris Johnson

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I'm so used to swimming with the piranhas. And they're really not that bad. Brie Larson

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I thought of America as Natalie Wood and Bob Wagner sprawled on the edge of a Hollywood swimming pool biting into the same red apple. Bharati Mukherjee

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Well, we've made some changes on this tour. We're no longer sleeping in the parking lots and swimming in the fountains. We've been staying in hotels most of the way, though I will say some hotels have declined to take us because we're just having too much fun. Bill Walton

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My kids, they're like nine or ten years old right now so you give 'em responsibilities just to keep them up on things. It ain't just all about getting on the skateboard or putting your Heelys on, and swimming in the pool all the time. You gotta do stuff like wash dishes, take the trash out, feed the dog. Big Boi

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When we were very, very young, I was actually better than Cate was at swimming, and I was not very humble and thought I was the greatest thing ever and rubbed it in her face a bit, and then she started trying really hard and started beating me. Bronte Campbell

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Kneeling on the sea bottom in a place known as Tiger Beach, I watched a 12-foot- long female tiger shark cruise over the turtle grass with three silver bar jacks swimming in front of her nose. Brian Skerry

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I think a lot of people have a vision of L.A. in which TV executives and movie directors plan their latest productions by the swimming pool. Bruno Tonioli

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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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I think England has served me very well. I like living in London for the reasons I gave. I have absolutely no intentions of cutting those ties. There is absolutely no reason to do so. Certainly not, so that I can have a swimming pool and a palm tree. Colin Firth

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I try and direct environmentally, so that people don't feel like everything is going to depend on what happens when someone says, 'action,' so that they can literally be swimming in the warm water, and at some point the race begins, and at some point the race ends, but it is about being free to swim. Cameron Crowe

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