80+ Best Pool Quotes: Exclusive Selection

Profoundly inspirational pool quotes will make you look at life differently and help you live a meaningful life.

Famous Pool Quotes

When I dip, you dip, we dip! Freak Nasty

And we’ll all float on OK. Modest Mouse

Time is a pool to swim and dream and create in. Jay Woodman.

The perfect pool is bright. But it has no color. John Tranter

Happiness consists in activity. It is running steam, not a stagnant pool. John Mason Good

I could never in a hundred summers get tired of this. Susan Branch

Live in the sunshine, swim the sea, drink the wild air. Ralph Waldo Emerson

Summertime and the livin’ is easy. Porgy and Bess

Swimming is normal for me. I’m relaxed. I’m comfortable, and I know my surroundings. It’s my home. Michael Phelps

Summertime is always the best of what might be.Charles Bowden

Swimming is probably the ultimate of burnout sports. Diana Nyad

Time is a pool to swim and dream and create in. Jay Woodman

Don’t wait for your ship to come in swim out to it! Cathy Hopkins

When all else fails, take a vacation. Betty Williams

To have faith is to trust yourself to the water. When you swim you don’t grab hold of the water, because if you do you will sink and drown. Instead you relax, and float. Alan Watts

Water cool and sun ablaze,Catching some of those hot rays, It would just be so much fun, To swim in a pool. Kelly Conaboy

While I’m swimming, I sing songs in my mind. Alexander Popov

Swimming pool, swimming pool, swimming pool, swimming pool, Indigo, deep blue, deep blue. Lykke Li

I love figure skating, so I do that as often as I can. Other than that I just go to the gym or swim. I love swimming. Jennette McCurdy

While I’m swimming, I sing songs in my mind. Alexander Popov

Water for me is so essential, like swimming. Nastassja Kinski

When I dip, you dip, we dip. Freak Nasty, Da’ Dip

If one synchronized swimmer drowns, do all the rest have to drown too? Steven Wright

This life is like a swimming pool. You dive into the water, but you can’t see how deep it is. Dennis Rodman

If you’re a sailor, best not know how to swim. Swimming only prolongs the inevitable, if the sea wants you and your time has come. James Clavell

Summer is the annual permission slip to be lazy. Regina Brett

I concentrate on preparing to swim my race and let the other swimmers think about me, not me about them. Amanda Beard.

The problem with the gene pool is that there’s no lifeguard. David Gerrold

I like to go for a walk or swimming or in the garden when I can. It’s a busy kind of life, but I guess I’m lucky. Brian May.

I am an unpopular electric eel in a pool of catfish. Edith Sitwell

All good writing is swimming under water and holding your breath. F. Scott Fitzgerald

Either you decide to stay in the shallow end of the pool or you go out in the ocean. Christopher Reeve

I can’t control what everyone else swims but if all goes well I know there are no limits. Leisel Jones

I grew up watching Superman. As a child, when I first learned to dive into a swimming pool, I wasn’t diving, I was flying, like Superman. I used to dream of rescuing a girl I had a crush on from a playground bully. Tom Hiddleston

The man who is swimming against the stream knows the strength of it. Woodrow Wilson

Sure, I’ve felt racism. I think everybody has prejudice. When I was growing up, the dark Mexican kids weren’t allowed in the public swimming pool in Dallas. My light skinned friend got in, and he laughed at us. It didn’t seem like a big deal, because we didn’t know any different. So I never ran into anything that actually scarred me. Lee Trevino

A good swimmer is one who knows how to swim through the river of life without drowning. Michael Bassey Johnson

The flute was an alternative to being a small fish in an increasingly bigger pool filled with a number of great guitar players. Ian Anderson

And we’ll all float on okay. Modest Mouse

I’m a proud New Zealander, and I represent Paralympics New Zealand. I love what I do, and I do it because I love it. The passion is unbelievable in every race I do. I have the ambition to change things outside the pool, too. Sophie Pascoe

A huge part of swimming for me is I love it, and it is so much fun. Missy Franklin

It’s not called quitting if you quit while you ahead. It’s about being aware and being strategic enough to know that you got to get out the pool at some point. You got to put your clothes back on and dry off. Nipsey Hussle

Dance with the waves, move with the sea. Let the rhythm of the water set your soul free. Christy Ann Martine

Nine-tenths of tactics are certain, and taught in books but the irrational tenth is like the kingfisher flashing across the pool, and that is the test of generals. T. E. Lawrence

This life is like a swimming pool. You dive into the water, but you can’t see how deep it is. Dennis Rodman

Just do some kind of workout. Doesn’t matter if it’s going for a walk around the block, going for a jog, doing some calisthenics, lifting weights, going to a pool and swimming you name it. But do something that gets your blood flowing and gets your mind in the game. Jocko Willink

A pool just isn’t the same as the ocean. It has no energy. No life. Linda Gerber

If someone throws you in a pool and you can’t swim, you’re going to struggle. Bernard Sumner

Believe in yourself, not only in swimming but in life itself. You have to have an open mind. If you’re not enjoying it, don’t do it. Life’s too short. Debbie Meyer

discipline, character, and strength that I had started to develop as that little girl in her first swimming pool. Esther Williams

Swimming isn’t everything, winning is. Mark Spitz.

But you gotta keep right on kicking and swimming upstream. Ricky Van Shelton

When the soul, through its own fault. becomes rooted in a pool of pitch black, evil smelling water, it produces nothing but misery and filth. Saint Teresa of Avila

And I was drowning, but now I’m swimming Through stressful waters to relief. Mac Miller

I am a haunted swimming pool I am emptied out and drained. Laura Jane Grace

I’m an actor, not a star. Stars are people who live in Hollywood and have heart shaped swimming pools. Al Pacino

Jump in the pool I looked at you I knew you wanted to. Friendly Fires

Summer is a great time to visit art museums, which offer the refreshing rinse of swimming pools only instead of cool water, you immerse yourself in art. Jerry Saltz

This summer I swam in the ocean And I swam in a swimming pool Salt my wounds, chlorined my eyes I’m a self destructive fool. Loudon Wainwright

Swimming pool, swimming pool, swimming pool, swimming pool

Indigo, deep blue, deep blue. Lykke Li

You’re a blue swimming pool. And so clear and so, so new. I reach out and touch you. But you jump in too. Your blue swimming pool. Emmy The Great

I remember one day sitting at the pool and suddenly the tears were streaming down my cheeks. Why was I so unhappy? I had success. I had security. But it wasn’t enough. I was exploding inside. Ingrid Bergman

So tell me how I’m gonna get past this wave to empty swimming pools? But I see a lighthouse in the distance calling my name

But I can’t get there ’til I go through all of this pain. Troye Sivan

At a pool party, with everybody around, a guy and I had sex in the pool, but nobody knew it. Krista Allen

Haven’t been swimming on summer, ooh. Got the swimming pool blues. With one hand underwater.So lost and confused. Miniature Tigers

People say to me, ‘You’re so lucky. You get to see the world. But I don’t. I go to the hotel and to the pools and back again. That’s it. Michael Phelps

We’re the kids who don’t have swimming pools in their backyards,

Not the kids who got their futures hanging in crystal balls. Lxandra

One of my lungs is half gone, and the other half, because I smoked for years, has a lesion. So I can’t swim anymore and had the swimming pool covered over. Now it’s what I call the dance pavilion, and so I and my friends sit out and put music on and watch people dance. Maya Angelou

And if I was to make this journey long I’d have to learn to swim, Frank Turner

There is money to be made giving trick-shot shows at schools, clubs, tournaments, and even shopping centers. Pool shows on television almost always include a few fancy shots. Robert Byrne

You gotta swim.Swim for your life.Swim for the music. Jack’s Mannequin

Paul Newman is not a very good pool player. Minnesota Fats

And if you feel like you can’t swim. When you’re thrown in the lake

Just watch the bugs.  Eels

My sister saved me from drowning. I shouted at her because she pulled me out of the pool and hurt my arm. Sarah Millican

And I say Look, it’s me swimming Look, it’s me swimming Off to the sea. Mary Epworth