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Quotations About / On: SWIMMING

  • 1.
    the moon is high
    the night is cool
    the pool inviting
    for a moonlight swim
    (life)
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  • 2.
    Love is not dead, but is alive, and swimming in the sea of presumptive guesstimate and bombastic false hope.
    (2)
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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.
    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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  • 5.
    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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  • 6.
    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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  • 7.
    My pillow is as good as any ocean
    to drown in the nightmare of myself.
    I swam all the way here from the moon.
    (I Liked You When I Thought I was Dead)
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  • 8.
    '...All people have their own ways in life Except those who refuse to swim with the currents of change anywhere and everywhere.' _____________________________________________________________ '...جميع الناس لهم اساليبهم في الحياة ماعدا اولئك الذين يرفضون السباحة مع تيارات التغيير في اي مكان و في كل مكان...' ______________________________________________________________
    (This quotation is from my poem called' This world of ours anywhere and everywhere'.)
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  • 9.
    Whenever parents become overly invested in a particular skill or accomplishment, a child's fear of failure multiplies. This is why some children refuse to get into the pool for a swimming lesson, or turn their back on Daddy's favorite sport.
    (Cathy Rindner Tempelsman (20th century), U.S. journalist. Child-Wise, ch. 2 (1994).)
  • 10.
    The first opinion that occurs to us when we are suddenly asked about something is usually not our own but only the current one pertaining to our class, position, or parentage; our own opinions seldom swim on the surface.
    (Friedrich Nietzsche (1844-1900), German philosopher, classical scholar, critic of culture. Friedrich Nietzsche, Sämtliche Werke: Kritische Studienausgabe, vol. 2, p. 334, eds. Giorgio Colli and Mazzino Montinari, Berlin, de Gruyter (1980). Human, All-Too-Human, "Man Alone With Himself," aphorism 571, "Our Own Opinions," (1878).)
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