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I can no longer walk. I can no longer swim. But I'm lucky when I see how animals suffer.
I want to swim in both directions at once. Desire success, court failure.
My father was a swim teacher. We used to swim before school, swim after school.
I came to water late. I learned to swim at the age of 20.
After my swims this weekend I think coach realized, you know what, you have to have a good one getting out of this meet. So I put the suit on and had a decent swim.
I write and walk and swim and drink.
John le Carre
Daily repetition matters when a kid is learning to swim. It can be 20 minutes in a lesson or an hour practicing for a couple of weeks.
I love to swim. When I jump in the water, I feel like I'm 12 years old again. It's really funny how it does that to me.
In the hospital, I promised myself that I ever walked again, that I would eat well and swim every day.
I used to swim with these beavers in a beaver pond when I was 10. I went back when I was 11 and found there were no more beavers. I found that trappers had taken them all, so I became quite angry, and that winter I began to walk the trap lines and free animals from the traps and destroy the traps.
No matter whether you're an Olympic swimmer or you're someone who doesn't like to swim, your kids should learn this life skill. You can't be next to them every second, so they must be able to relax in the water and get themselves to safety.
Punt returns will kill you quicker than a minnow can swim a dipper.
For as long as I wanted to swim, I also wanted to do something on TV. My best friend in high school, we used to pretend like we had a TV show, and we had this dream of being the next 'Kate & Allie.' Having that kind of a shtick.
I started swimming when I was four because my brother wanted to join a swim team, and I wanted to do what he did. They said I had to be six, but if I could swim a lap, then I could participate. So I swam a lap, and the rest is history.
Swimming is great because there are levels of goals. First, when I was four, it was making it to the other end and overcoming the fear of standing up in front of everybody at a swim meet because I was such a shy kid.
I don't swim! That's like athletic.
What is a sophisticate? He is a man who thinks he can swim better than he can and sometimes he drowns.
Oscar Hammerstein II
I am just not a water baby. I can swim, but I just don't.
Richard C. Armitage
There is no life for girls in team sports past Little League. I got into tennis when I realized this, and because I thought golf would be too slow for me, and I was too scared to swim.
Billie Jean King
It takes a while to master the art of hammock-lounging. At first I could only manage five minutes or so before I thought I ought to get out and go and help a child learn how to swim or something. But after observing the Mexicans' capability for staring into space for hours on end, I decided to put in some proper practice.
I try and stay limber, swim, run, ride motorcycles.
I started cooking 30-something years ago. When I was 14, 15, I was a short-order cook in a snack bar. That was at a place called the Gran Centurions. It was an Italian-American swim club my parents belonged to.
The worst thing we could do is impose time limits and then expect people to sink or swim once they move off welfare.
William Julius Wilson
I like to swim, I like to play with my dogs and I love to eat - but I have to start watching that because my suits are getting too small.
Sometimes you meet people who can't swim. And I always think: 'Oh my God, that's extraordinary.' For me, it's always been a treat... I just feel really happy in the water.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
John F. Kennedy
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