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This life is like a swimming pool. You dive into the water, but you can't see how deep it is.
I'm just a simple guy swimming in a sea of sharks.
I grew up watching 'Superman.' As a child, when I first learned to dive into a swimming pool, I wasn't diving, I was flying, like Superman. I used to dream of rescuing a girl I had a crush on from a playground bully.
Millions of Americans each year use our national forests to go hiking, fishing, hunting, camping, swimming, horseback riding, and canoeing.
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.
Both the velodrome and the Commonwealth swimming pool are open to the public and are frequently used by local schools and the local community. Over the last six years young people have been inspired to take up swimming and cycling more seriously; some of them are now coming through as Olympic champions or hopefuls.
Many people cycle or swim to keep trim. But if swimming is so good for the figure, how do you explain whales?
I was a very poor young black boy in New Orleans, just a face without a name, swimming in a sea of poverty trying to survive.
I have always wanted a swimming pool and never had one.
All good writing is swimming under water and holding your breath.
F. Scott Fitzgerald
Swimming is normal for me. I'm relaxed. I'm comfortable, and I know my surroundings. It's my home.
Summer is a great time to visit art museums, which offer the refreshing rinse of swimming pools - only instead of cool water, you immerse yourself in art.
If I could get any animal it would be a dolphin. I want one so bad. Me and my mom went swimming with dolphins and I was like, 'How do we get one of those?' and she was like, 'You can't get a dolphin. What are you gonna do, like, put it in your pool?'
'Changes in Latitudes' began when I was looking at a photograph of a sea turtle swimming underwater. I had such a strong feeling for the beauty of this ancient creature, at home in the sea. On the spot, I wanted to swim with that turtle. I began to imagine a character who would do just that.
People were going to geometry class and I was swimming through vats of chili on 'Even Stevens.' It was like a dream!
Even in high school, I'd tell my mom I was sick of swimming and wanted to try to play golf. She wasn't too happy. She'd say, 'Think about this.' And I'd always end up getting back in the pool.
Swimming is a confusing sport, because sometimes you do it for fun, and other times you do it to not die. And when I'm swimming, sometimes I'm not sure which one it is.
Only when the tide goes out do you discover who's been swimming naked.
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.
Growing up, I looked up to major league baseball players, and now these young women have amazing, incredible women all across the board, from swimming to gymnastics to softball to basketball. It is incredible how far women have come and women in sports have come.
Being happy outside the pool means fast swimming in the pool.
I love anything that involves the ocean. Swimming, snorkelling or surfing are all fun, which distracts from your mind that you are actually doing a workout. Being outdoors in the sun and the salt water is great for freeing your mind and feeling alive.
I actually love swimming but I just hate jumping in the water.
A huge part of swimming for me is I love it, and it is so much fun.
The man who is swimming against the stream knows the strength of it.
I'm an actor, not a star. Stars are people who live in Hollywood and have heart-shaped swimming pools.
C. S. Lewis
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