Quotations About / On: SWIMMING

  • 1.
    When you swim away from waves you will never be a good swimmer. Swim towards a wave and gain the dexterity as a swimmer.
    (Running away from challenges.)
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  • 2.
    All good writing is swimming under water and holding your breath.
    (F. Scott Fitzgerald (1896-1940), U.S. author. Letter (undated) to his daughter Frances Scott Fitzgerald. The Crack-Up, ed. Edmund Wilson (1945).)
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  • 3.
    He who constantly swims in the ocean loves dry land.
    (Anton Pavlovich Chekhov (1860-1904), Russian author, playwright. Letter, September 16, 1891, to E.M. Shavrova. Complete Works and Letters in Thirty Volumes, Letters, vol. 4, p. 273, "Nauka" (1976).)
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  • 4.
    Before you learn how to swim you will drink water.
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  • 5.
    Who swim versus the current loiter and ache, and who ride a wave sprint in seconds.
    (Who head common people win...)
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  • 6.
    You are swimming in your sins because, you don't want the truth.
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  • 7.
    'There just aren't many good options, or we would be swimming in them.'
    (- -Nathan Coppedge, January 2018)
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  • 8.
    It is true I swim in a perpetual sea of sex but the actual excursions are fairly limited.
    (Henry Miller (1891-1980), U.S. author. letter, Feb. 1, 1932. Letters to Anaïs Nin, pt. 1 (1965).)
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  • 9.
    Being a Jew is like walking in the wind or swimming: you are touched at all points and conscious everywhere.
    (Lionel Trilling (1905-1975), U.S. critic. Notebook entry, 1928. Partisan Review 50th Anniversary Edition, ed. William Philips (1985).)
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  • 10.
    ... strike the words "white male" from all your constitutions, and then, with fair sailing, let us sink or swim, live or die, survive or perish together.
    (Elizabeth Cady Stanton (1815-1902), U.S. suffragist, social reformer, and author. As quoted in Feminism: The Essential Historical Writings, part 3, by Miriam Schnier (1972). The conclusion of her 1860 address to the New York State legislature.)
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