Swims Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Top 86 Quotes About Swims

#1. Life, according to Zen, ought to be lived as a bird flies through the air, or as a fish swims in the water. - Author: D.T. Suzuki
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#2. If it has four legs and is not a chair, has wings and is not an aeroplane, or swims and is not a submarine, the Cantonese will eat it. - Author: Prince Philip
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#3. Shaw is like a train. One just speaks the words and sits in one's place. But Shakespeare is like bathing in the sea - one swims where one wants. - Author: Vivien Leigh
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#4. I bet Aaron swims the fastest," Benny said, squeezing my hand. "He's like a fish. - Author: Anna Carey
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#5. A turtle swims in the background while this shark's face is distorted by the diver's camera lens. - Author: James Mayrose
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#6. Have I gotten everything right? I doubt it. Not even the great Daniel Defoe did that; in Robinson Crusoe, our hero strips naked, swims out to the ship he has recently escaped....and then fills up his pockets with items he will need to stay alive on his desert island. - Author: Stephen King
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#7. Statement: A girl and a boy jump into a river. The boy swims over to the girl and says, "God, it's cold."
Question: What's the probability they will kiss? - Author: Jenny Downham
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#8. You don't understand people like me, like us, the other ones. You're like a bird that flies in the air, a fish that swims in the sea. You move, you look about you, you want things. There are others who live on earth and move just a little and don't look
- Author: Iris Murdoch
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#9. His face in my dreams,
seizing my guts,
he floods me with dread.
Soaked in soul,
he swims in my eyes
by the bed.
Pour myself over him,
moon spilling in
And I wake up alone. - Author: Amy Winehouse
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#10. No matter how deep the whale swims, it will always surface. - Author: Matshona Dhliwayo
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#11. He didn't come out of my belly, but my God, I've made his bones, because I've attended to every meal, and how he sleeps, and the fact that he swims like a fish because I took him to the ocean. I'm so proud of all those things. But he is my biggest pride. - Author: John Lennon
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#12. Biological diversity is messy. It walks, it crawls, it swims, it swoops, it buzzes. But extinction is silent, and it has no voice other than our own. - Author: Paul Hawken
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#13. With your silhouette when the sunlight dims
Into your eyes where the moonlight swims,
And your match-book songs and your gypsy hymns,
Who among them would try to impress you?
-Bob Dylan, "Sad-Eyed Lady of the Lowlands" (1966) - Author: Bob Dylan
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#14. She is a mermaid, but approach her with caution- her mind swims at a depth that most would drown it. - Author: Unknown
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#15. The schizophrenic is drowning in the same waters in which the mystic swims with delight. Edgar Cayce made the same observation in his readings - Author: Joseph Campbell
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#16. Ever, as before, does Madness remain a mysterious-terrific, altogether infernal boiling-up of the Nether Chaotic Deep, through this fair-painted Vision of Creation, which swims thereon, which we name the Real. - Author: Thomas Carlyle
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#17. (a moon swims out of a cloud
a clock strikes midnight
a finger pulls a trigger
a bird flies into a mirror) - Author: E. E. Cummings
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#18. I know all about you. You're the people waiting on the shoreline with the warm towels and the hot chocolate after the woman swims the English Channel. - Author: Gwen Moore
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#19. For a moment, I'm captivated. He's seducing me with his eyes. A nervous flutter swims through my stomach. I can feel my heartbeat in my throat. Pounding. Constricting. I swallow hard. - Author: Lauren Hammond
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#20. She walks in beauty.
I am trampled by it.
She swims in beauty.
I drown in it. - Author: Khang Kijarro Nguyen
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#21. Every wave is a water sprite who swims in the current, each current is a path which snakes towards my palace, and my palace is fluidly built at the bottom of the lake, in the triangle of earth, fire and water. - Author: Emile Zola
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#22. The salmon swims against the current simply because he wants to be like the others. - Author: Fulvio Fiori
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#23. She wore flowers in her hair and carried magic secrets in her eyes. She spoke to no one. She spent hours on the riverbank. She smoked cigarettes and had midnight swims ... - Author: Arundhati Roy
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#24. There's a double beauty whenever a swan
Swims on a lake with her double thereon. - Author: Thomas Hood
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#25. In a movie like this, the relationship between the two guys is crucial. It sinks or swims on how these two guys are together. I think we did a good job. - Author: Eddie Murphy
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#26. It is true from early habit, one must make love mechanically as one swims; I was once very fond of both, but now as I never swim unless I tumble into the water, I don't make love till almost obliged. - Author: Lord Byron
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#27. That's when the realization comes. It swims up out of her subconscious in the same way that a nightmare does. Or when you leave the house and remember half an hour later that you left a teakettle going on the stove. It's a cold clammy reality that she can't do a damn thing about. - Author: Neal Stephenson
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#28. She pushes all the pain out of her arms, kicks the hurt free from her legs. She swims her broken heart out. - Author: Siobhan Vivian
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#29. A pelican that is wet walks with a gated limp, but a dry fish swims alone. - Author: Bill Cosby
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#30. A psychotic person is drowning in the very same things that a mystic swims in. - Author: Pema Chodron
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#31. Breath is life. You are not the pebble washed to shore by the wave, but the fish that swims in the wave. Breathe in to fill, to draw in the light. Slow," he told her, "with awareness. Breathe out to empty. And pause, hold in that space between. Now in to fill. - Author: J.D. Robb
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#32. Death is like a fisherman who has caught a fish in his net and leaves it for a time in the water: the fish still swims about, but the net surrounds it, and the fisherman will take it when he wishes. - Author: Ivan Turgenev
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#33. My whole family swims! You can pretty much say chlorine runs in our veins. - Author: Ryan Lochte
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#34. The water in which the mystic swims is the same water a madman drowns in. - Author: Joseph Campbell
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#35. I picked up the back of the shirt, the light breen scales shimmering in the makeshift lighting of the bathroom. Something light swims up inside of me. Something like hope.
Maybe I would be able to do it. - Author: K. Weikel
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#36. Sit and do nothing. Every once in a while a golden fish swims by and lays her golden eggs. You'll know. - Author: Chogyam Trungpa
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#37. Then felt I like like some watcher of the skies
When a new planet swims into his ken;
Like stout Cortes when with eagle eyes
He star'd at the Pacific-and all his men
Look'd at each other with a wild surmise
Silent upon a peak in Darien - Author: John Keats
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#38. Science has done much for us; but it is a poor science that would hide from us the great deep sacred infinitude of Nescience, on which all science swims as a mere superficial film. - Author: Thomas Carlyle
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#39. See the fish ... Just like war. War swims along, sees food, contracts. A moment later - Earth is gone. - Author: Ray Bradbury
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#40. Knowledge is high in the head, but the salmon of wisdom swims deep - Author: Neil M. Gunn
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#41. For when you come to think of it, which is the real shape of the glowworm: the insignificant little creature crawling about on the palm of you hand, or the poetic spark that swims through the summer night? - Author: Thomas Mann
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#42. The strong man swims across a river and saves himself.
The wise man builds a boat and sails across saving himself and others. - Author: Matshona Dhliwayo
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#43. A pelican that is wet walks with a gaited limp, and the dry fish swims alone. - Author: Bill Cosby
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#44. It's not a threat. It's simply fact. He is Greek and of a bloodline
nearly as old as yours. He is required to be what he was made to be
whether he wishes it or not. He swims against the current, Ari. He thinks
he can outrun his fate. He cannot. No one can. - Author: Victoria Escobar
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#45. I can't control what everyone else swims but if all goes well I know there are no limits. - Author: Leisel Jones
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#46. Fear represents our need to hang on to the riverbank, to control outcomes, results, our lives; it swims upstream. Truth is about releasing that hold, letting go of results, and trusting the direction of Life's current. - Author: Tom Shadyac
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#47. Few people realise the immensity of vacancy in which the dust of the material universe swims. - Author: H.G.Wells
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#48. It's the colors that will make you stray. They sing to you, the not-blue and the searing light, and no matter how tightly you tie yourself to the inbetween, eventually you will break free.
No one swims only in the shallow water. - Author: Betsy Cornwell
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#49. The psychotic drowns in the same waters in which the mystic swims with delight. - Author: Joseph Campbell
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#50. Papa," Alessandro said, his eyes closing. "She swims nude in the sea. She carries a pistol. And she wears perfume that makes me dizzy. Sometimes I go to the garden gate and smell the handle, because, when she touches it, the perfume stays. - Author: Mark Helprin
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#51. The guerrilla must move amongst the people as a fish swims in the sea. - Author: Mao Zedong
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#52. But like a born actor who only really wants to direct, Gingrich has always been unsatisfied with what he's brilliant at. He can't still his hunger to deliver grand pronouncements on life, liberalism, conservatism, religion and whatever else swims into his consciousness. - Author: John Podhoretz
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#53. Within the ring there lies an O,
Within the O there looks an eye,
In the eye there swims a sea,
And in the sea reflected sky,
And in the sky there shines the sun,
Within the sun a bird of gold. - Author: Kathleen Raine
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#54. He is a foolish swimmer who swims against the stream, when he might take the current sideways. - Author: Ovid
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#55. I have attended a number of psychological conferences dealing with this whole problem of the difference between the mystical experience and the psychological crack-up. The difference is that the one who cracks up is drowning in the water in which the mystic swims. - Author: Joseph Campbell
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#56. Then felt I like some watcher of the skies when a new planet swims into his ken. - Author: John Keats
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#57. Henry James seems most entirely in his element, doing that is to say what everything favors his doing, when it is a question of recollection. The mellow light which swims over the past, the beauty which suffuses even the commonest little figures of that - Author: Virginia Woolf
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#58. Who bathes in worldly joys, swims in a world of fears. - Author: Phineas Fletcher
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#59. If the Earth has a soul, it swims in you. - Author: Kolbein Falkeid
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#60. 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. - Author: Ryan Lochte
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#61. Sex swims in marriage, while sex sinks in sin of being single. - Author: Anthony Liccione
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#62. The capitalist shark breathes oil, but the ocean in which it swims is drying up. - Author: Steve Hallett
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#63. I've been on swims where people have freaked out about sharks. You have to think about something else, otherwise it will absolutely paralyze you. I do math problems, anything. - Author: Lewis Gordon Pugh
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#64. Seated upon the convex mound Of one vast kidney, Jonah prays And sings his canticles and hymns, Making the hollow vault resound God's goodness and mysterious ways, Till the great fish spouts music as he swims. - Author: Aldous Huxley
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#65. My brow still burns from the kiss of the queen; I have dreamed in the grotto where the siren swims . . . - Author: Gerard De Nerval
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#66. Excuse me?' A beaming female face swims into focus. A woman has touched her on the arm and Grace is disconcerted, as though someone on television waved at her. She feels so remote from the world, from normal people, she thought she was invisible. - Author: Liane Moriarty
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#67. I find myself staring at the goldfish. Bright as a penny, he swims in circles, happy to be going nowhere. - Author: Jodi Picoult
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#68. Everyone has his own reality in which, if one is not too cautious, timid or frightened, one swims. This is the only reality there is. - Author: Henry Miller
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#69. When I see a bird that walks like a duck and swims like a duck and quacks like a duck, I call that bird a duck. - Author: James Whitcomb Riley
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#70. In Dance and Music, Silence swims to reach our soul. - Author: Nelly Mazloum
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#71. The soul of one who serves God always swims in joy, always keeps holiday, is always in her palace of jubilation, ever singing with fresh ardor and fresh pleasure a new song of joy and love. - Author: John Of The Cross
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#72. Only the gamefish swims upstream, But the sensible fish swims down. - Author: Ogden Nash
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#73. The distance a goldfish swims is not controlled by the bowl. - Author: Les Coleman
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#74. And I realize ... there is nothing simple about my love for Emily. It is twisted and complex. It is ingrained in every cell that swims in my blood. - Author: Sawyer Bennett
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#75. We esteem in the world those who do not merit our esteem, and neglect persons of true worth; but the world is like the ocean
the pearl is in its depths, the seaweed swims. - Author: George Pope Morris
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#76. This wise old whiskery fish swims up to three young fish and goes, 'Morning, boys, how's the water?' and swims away; and the three young fish watch him swim away and look at each other and go, 'What the fuck is water?' and swim away. - Author: David Foster Wallace
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#77. I sit on it's edge, looking down at the man who feels like he just materialized out of nowhere. My head still swims with euphoria from the moment...a moment I was just in with one man whilst sleeping next to another. Suddenly feeling dirty, I pull the sheets wrapped in front of my body closer. - Author: E.J. Mellow
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#78. The peerless cup afloat
Of the lake-lily is an urn some nymph
Swims bearing high above her head. - Author: Robert Browning
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#79. The pool is terrible, but that doesn't have much to do with my record swims. That's all mental attitude. - Author: Mark Spitz
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#80. I examine my own being, and find there a world, but a world rather of imagination and dim desires, than of distinctness and living power. Then everything swims before my senses, and I smile and dream while pursuing my way through the world. - Author: Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
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#81. Basic SEAL training is six months of long, torturous runs in the soft sand, midnight swims in the cold water off San Diego, obstacles courses, unending calisthenics, days without sleep and always being cold, wet and miserable. - Author: William H. McRaven
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#82. You always hear a headline like this, 'Man Killed By Shark', you never hear it from the other perspective, 'Man Swims in Shark Infested Waters, Forgets He's Shark Food'. - Author: Gary Larson
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#83. We weren't too stressed out, this morning we just knew that if we had strong, good swims we would be fine, so it was actually a lot of fun. - Author: Samantha Cheverton
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#84. Of what is significant in one's own existence one is hardly aware, and it certainly should not bother the other fellow. What does a fish know about the water in which he swims all his life? - Author: Albert Einstein
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#85. You are disoriented. Blackness swims toward you like a school of eels who have just seen something that eels like a lot. - Author: Douglas Adams
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#86. But as soon as the thought enters my mind, another one swims in and eats the first one like a shark. Fuck that, it burps. - Author: Libba Bray
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