Swimming Quotes – The best collection

Swimming Quotes – The best collection

Swimming. The highs, the lows, the victories, the defeats, the training and everything else. We love it! In this page you will find our collection of inspirational and motivational swimming quotes, swimming sayings, and swimming proverbs.


Sometimes we complain, but there is something beautiful about waking up before everyone to get better at what we love.

— Missy Franklin

The reason swimming is one of the hardest sports is because you have to be in the pool by yourself every day, making that sacrifice. There’s no time to do anything else.

— Chad le Clos

I would encourage you to set really high goals. Set goals that, when you set them, you think they’re impossible. But then every day you can work towards them, and anything is possible, so keep working hard and follow your dreams.

— Katie Ledecky

The more you believe in yourself, the faster you’re going to get.

— Adam Peaty

You can’t put a limit on anything. The more you dream, the farther you get.

— Michael Phelps

People ask me ‘what was going through your mind in the race?’ and I don’t know. I try and …let my body do what it knows.

— Ian Thorpe

I felt so relaxed. It just felt very easy, and that’s why it surprised me that I had broken my world record.

— Katie Ledecky

With swimming, I burn a lot of calories. I’m able to eat pretty much anything and it won’t affect me. But I don’t.

— Ryan Lochte

You never know how strong you are until being strong is the only choice you have.

— Missy Franklin

You could literally be perfect and people would still hate you, for being perfect.

— Ryan Lochte

Everyone loves to be loved.

— Mark Spitz

As long as I’m enjoying swimming, I will keep swimming.

— Cate Campbell

I am only this successful because I’m so good at grounding myself.

— Adam Peaty

Being happy outside the pool means fast swimming in the pool.

— Eric Shanteau

I went 59.9 sec. when I was 18 and thought, ‘Hmm, that was fast – let’s see how much faster we can go and what the rest of the world can do to keep up.’

— Adam Peaty

With so many people saying it couldn’t be done, all it takes is an imagination.

— Michael Phelps

If you say “can’t” you’re restricting what you can do or ever will do.

— Michael Phelps

Biceps for show, triceps for go.

— Adam Peaty

Nothing means more to me than racing for my country, the Queen, the Royal Family, and the people back home that support me.

— Adam Peaty

If you fail to prepare, you’re prepared to fail.

— Mark Spitz

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