In my retirement i go for a

In my retirement I go for a short swim at least once or twice every day.  It’s either that or buy a new golf ball.  ~Gene Perret

Many politicians lay it down as a

Many politicians lay it down as a self-evident proposition, that no people ought to be free till they are fit to use their freedom.  The maxim is worthy of the fool in the old story, who resolved not to go into the water till he had learned to swim.  ~Thomas Macaulay

If i were dropped out of a

If I were dropped out of a plane into the ocean and told the nearest land was a thousand miles away, I’d still swim.  And I’d despise the one who gave up.  ~Abraham Maslow

If you should rear a duck in

If you should rear a duck in the heart of the Sahara, no doubt it would swim if you brought it to the Nile.  ~Mark Twain

If you go parachuting and your parachute

If you go parachuting, and your parachute doesn’t open, and you friends are all watching you fall, I think a funny gag would be to pretend you were swimming.  ~Jack Handey

I always wanted to be peter pan

I always wanted to be Peter Pan, the boy who never grows up.  I can’t fly, but swimming is the next best thing.  It’s harmony and balance.  The water is my sky.  ~Clayton Jonesemail Apr2010