100+ 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

I thought of America as Natalie Wood and Bob Wagner sprawled on the edge of a Hollywood swimming pool biting into the same red apple. — Bharati Mukherjee

A great advantage of a large corporation is supposed to be the large pool of talent in which its leaders can find and groom high achievers and successors. — Margaret Heffernan

On really hot days, I try to motivate friends and family to come into the pool for an aqua jogging session which I teach. Aqua jogging is a great way to avoid the impact of regular walking or jogging on land. This is especially beneficial for those who have joint pain or who are healing from an injury. — Dylan Lauren

Indoor pools just don’t seem as inviting to me. — Summer Sanders

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

I never viewed money as being ‘my money’ I always saw it as ‘the money.’ It’s a resource. If it pools up around me then it needs to be flushed back out into the system. — Louis C. K.

When civilization takes a nose dive, how can you look away? You’ve got to be there. You’ve got to be at the bottom of the swimming pool taking notes. — Gary Shteyngart

It’s also not unusual for writers to look backward. Because that’s your pool of resources. — Paul McCartney

I’ve been a swimmer and a diver for quite a while. It was something that I think I got too comfortable with, and I dove into my black-bottomed pool and hit the slope from the shallow end to the deep end. And I had a chin to chest paralyzing break. — Brooke Burns

We feel the community is talking about a community center, which could be phased in or discussed at a later date. We want to get the outdoor pool solidified. We have to approach this in a financial and judicious way. — Doug Jackson

When you’re at a public pool or in your friend’s backyard, knowing that your kids can get in and out of the water and protect themselves can make all the difference in the world. Something as simple as being able to flip over and get to the ladder can save a life. You can start your kids in lessons as early as you want – it’s never too soon. — Summer Sanders

I’m really looking forward to just concentrating on the swimming part now instead of what’s going on with me outside the pool. — Eric Shanteau

Gene police! You! Out of the pool, now! — Charles Stross

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

I don’t want to sit around by the pool luxuriating with a margarita. That’s just not what I want to do. — Nicolas Cage

We’re a small school, under 500. My talent pool to attract players is small. If you don’t have a winning program, it’s tough to attract quality athletes. It’s a work in progress. — Bob Murray

As I got older, I became so self conscious about my birthmark that I was very hesitant about going to a pool party, because I didn’t want my makeup to rub off. — Hannah Storm

The pool noodle is not the important thing. Watch the body. — Jason Armit

We’ll be a pretty competitive club. But when you’re in a pool with the Dominican Republic and Venezuela, it’s going to be tough. — Glenn Williams

We’ve also discussed the possibility of a swimming pool at the school. Who knows. We are taking it one day at a time. — George Peterson

We all have a personal pool of quicksand inside us where we begin to sink and need friends and family to find us and remind us of all the good that has been and will be. — Regina Brett

The other guy I dug a lot was Burroughs because he was a smart man already; he learned it through the druggie pool – the street scene of an old aristocratic kind of man. — Gregory Corso

Once again, I had that feeling of drowning when I hadn’t even known I was in the pool — Charlaine Harris

This country can no longer afford to choose our leaders from a talent pool limited by sex, race, money, powerful fathers and paper degrees. It’s time to take equal pride in breaking all the barriers. — Gloria Steinem

There is a small, but important, difference between peeing in the pool, and peeing into the pool. — Demetri Martin

I took my daily swim at the Beverly Hills Hotel pool despite the presence of onlookers — Esther Williams

We found that online daters had access to a wider pool that could help them find a better match. They could search for people and focus on niche interests like religion affiliation. They also had a sense of control in an arena where a lot is left up to chance. — Mary Madden

Ray Bradbury has a vacation house in Palm Springs, California, in the desert at the base of the Santa Rosa mountains. It’s a Rat Pack-era affair, with a chrome-and-turquoise kitchen and a small swimming pool in back. — Sam Weller

It seems to me I spent my life in car pools, but you know, that’s how I kept track of what was going on. — Barbara Bush

The first Mardi Gras I went to, I stayed at the Tulane AE Pi house on Broadway. Slept on a pool table one night, slept under it the next. — Adam Richman

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I quickly realised that it is difficult to get started when writing a novel. You have this dream of what you want to create, but it is like walking around a swimming pool and hesitating to jump in because the water is too cold. — Patrick Modiano

When I decided to give boxing all my focus, this is the reason I did it. I’m more ready for this than anything I’ve done in my life. Anybody can spend their entire career in the shallow end of the pool but I decided I want to get in the deep end. — Shelby Gross

We enter the government essentially in a hotel that is on fire. We’re throwing people from the windows into the pool to save their lives and this is the evaluation of the Olympic diving committee: Well, the splash was too big. — Austan Goolsbee

Now I’m the father of three young boys, I find myself using GoPro to film them more than anything – trips to the amusement park, the beach, the pool – just chasing them around as they grow. — Nick Woodman

At school, I’d sing in groups in the locker room or in the bathroom, which was like an echo chamber. The problem is I didn’t know how to get started singing professionally. The pool hall was my Facebook. I’d hang out there to keep up with what was going on and to let people know where I could be reached if singing jobs came up. — Frankie Valli

There is a pool of beliefs that we bought into and that feeds the way we think, which creates how we feel and contributes to what we do. — Robin Bowen

I have to go… drop some kids in the pool. — Jessica Simpson

Some people think that there aren’t many Aboriginal actors around, and if there are, they’re not that good. It’s stupid. There’s such an incredible pool of talent out there, and they’re still coming out of drama schools. People just need to take a leap of faith. — Deborah Mailman

Like many other banks and finance companies, Green Tree used a process called securitization to resell its home loans to outside investors. Green Tree grouped thousands of these small loans into a pool worth hundreds of millions of dollars. — Alex Berenson

Marc if you want me to go to the bottom of the pool, I’ll go there. — Nancy O’Dell

Number one house rule of pool: don’t lose in your own house. — Mark Zupan

By giving unusual people an easy way to find one another, the Internet has also enabled them to pool rare talents, resources, and voices, then push their case into public consciousness. The response, in many cases, is a kind of hysteria. — Virginia Postrel

I always say to my religious friends, if a pool had even one turd in it, would you jump in? — Bill Maher

There are certainly more teams that are in the pool for consideration than any year I’ve been involved, … I’m sure given some of the upsets and the things that have gone on already this year, there will be many people who are making a case for themselves that they should be in the tournament field where they might have been left out in the past. — Bob Bowlsby

A lot of British actors will look at America as such a land of opportunity. In England, there’s such a small pool of working actors of color. There’s such a small amount of work that is actually produced in the first place. — Aml Ameen

Chance is always powerful. Let your hook always be cast; in the pool where you least expect it, there will be fish. — Ovid

The pool is over 50 years old and it has absolutely gotten to the point that we need to start over. — Bernadette Castro

I do a lot of swimming, both in the ocean and in the pool. — Catherine Zeta-Jones

I consider myself normal. I’ve spent 20 years in the pool. I consider that something that’s normal. — Michael Phelps

The only pool of young people lies in Saudi Arabia, some of the Middle-East countries, and few African countries. But they are not prepared as Indians are… we travel well; we are accepted globally very well, and that makes India truly a place to source world’s workforce. — Sunil Mittal

No one wants to hear from the producer. He’s the guy by the pool with a cigar in his mouth and a couple of lovelies on his arm. But when you’re a director, they want to hear what you have to say about everything – the war, the world. — Irwin Winkler

Pool is a fascinating game, but there is always the added factor of the money that really makes it hot. — George Miller

The pool is nearly 80 years old. That’s how it got to be in that shape. I hope I look that good when I get to be 80. — Kevin Burke

We also want families to feel welcome. If mom and dad want to come out and shoot a game of pool without going to a bar, we hope the have the location. — Jim Cashmer

We’ve very excited to host our district meet. Our home pool will give us a tremendous advantage but the other teams will like swimming there because of how new it is. It’s well-lit and deep and has a lot of other benefits of a newer pool. — Shari Walling

The pool has been a big help for us. It’s a big benefit having a playground for the kids and swim lessons. At swim lessons, the lifeguards helped one girl who was afraid to jump in 5 feet, now she swims laps in 5 feet. — Matthew Murphy

When you have a natural genetic tan developed over centuries and many generations, the idea of soaking up rays by the pool has never made sense. — Abraham Verghese

I was what they call a pool hustler. That’s absolutely true. For long periods of time I got by, barely skimmed by, just playing pool. — George Miller

The actress they’d hired had refused to appear naked in front of the camera. I didn’t like to appear naked either, but the first thing I did was take off my clothes and jump into the pool completely naked. — Victoria Abril

We feed the kids first. We use the pool water to flush the toilets, … We are just trying to make things livable. — Edward Thomas

I was a short order cook in a pool hall in college. So, I am the fastest cook in the world. — Sharon Stone

I loved the Little Lulu stories, where she would fantasize that her bedroom rug would turn into a pool of water, and she could dive down into the center of the world. — Lynn Johnston

I guess it turns out choosing your life partner from a group of men trying to get their break in show business by sitting around shirtless in a swimming pool while cameras watch around the clock isn’t the path to a soulmate after all. — Willie Geist

I think a lot of people get lost. They start following iconic figures and get drowned in the pool of celebrity. Our society, as we know it, is definitely changing. With social media and cell phones, you freak out when you don’t know what’s going on. — Israel Broussard

The pool is working fine, but it’s a 1930s pool, — Joseph Bernier

The pool is a great mixer. Children don’t care where you’re from or what language you speak as long as they can splash you. — Cynthia Miller

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

I love pool because it’s a game of strategy, a game of the eye, and your whole universe is like this. I really want to become a pool shark. — Peggy Lipton

Success will be when I can have a real swimming pool instead of the fifty-dollar one I buy at Kmart every year. But I don’t want to get robbed of any authenticity to try and make money. — Nathaniel Rateliff

Fame has sent a number of celebrities off the deep end, and in the case of Michael Jackson, to the kiddy pool. — Bill Maher

I didn’t have a pool growing up, and we went to the beach to lay out and get sun. — Erika Eleniak

I like the Hotel Costes, on rue Saint Honore, a boutique hotel near the Arc de Triomphe, the Louvre and the Tuileries. I love the dark, moody decor as well as the fantastic scented, candlelit pool in the basement. — Alice Temperley

How frail the human heart must be – a mirrored pool of thought. — Sylvia Plath

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

I was a kid that grew up in the South and was always outdoors fishing and hunting and, you know, swimming in the pool during the summer. — Tye Sheridan

The pool was almost like a theater. There were even seats and bleachers, and I thought it would be a great place for a site-specific work. I would take dancers and videotape their movements in the water. Then I would re-project the video back into the pool. … That’s when I came up with the working title ‘Aqueous.’ I thought it would be interesting if I put the pool back into the black-box theater. — Tim Glenn

With the lifting of restrictions and with the talent pool we have accumulated, we can expect that the growth will speed up a bit. — James Lee

We invite American companies looking to raise capital to list on the Bahrain Stock Exchange. The region has a liquidity oversupply approximating $1 trillion and this pool of capital can be tapped into by creative American companies. The next Facebook may very well get funded on the BSE. — Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa

We hope to see a new world record set in our backyard. We are offering a $25,000 prize pool to power these athletes in their goal of reaching new and exciting heights. — Bob Corscadden

We know there are a lot of people in the unemployment pool that do not match up in their skill set for what jobs are going to be created, and that’s an area we’ve got to keep pressing on. — Austan Goolsbee

Being happy outside the pool means fast swimming in the pool. — Eric Shanteau

We’re going to have a big dance floor, a nice, upper-scale restaurant, and private cigar rooms with stained French doors where people can smoke, dine and watch TV. That’s downstairs. Upstairs we’ll have a sports bar with pool tables. — Danny Smith

I believe that we are still hovering around the realm of Asians playing all types of Asians. I do not see that changing any time soon just because there is a limited pool of Asian actors. — Steven Yeun

There’s a pressure to conform to particular images, and it feels a pretty exclusive pool of body image or facial image that is considered appealing. And in a way, that feels like pre-judging what an audience might actually want. — Hattie Morahan

A golf course is nothing but a pool room moved outdoors. — Frank Butler

Based on my pool of coached clients, 90% of the challenges for business owners exist in a lack of personal development. — Darren L Johnson

The pool of available labor is diminishing and worker efficiency is growing more slowly. This adds up to a higher level of pressure on wages, and, by inference, on inflation. — Carl Tannenbaum

We have a large pool of talented and educated women, and yet workplaces haven’t necessarily changed to accommodate the reality of their lives. — Rosabeth Moss Kanter

We absolutely played horrible in pool play, then we advanced to the bronze bracket and blew everybody away. — Stephanie Eby

To find a pool of lawyers from whom to choose, solicit referrals from other professionals you know or deal with – an accountant, banker or business leader. Check out Bar Association listings as well, and don’t neglect Internet research. — Laura Wasser

I don’t know what I’m really good at. I’m really good at sittin’ by the pool. I have to work at that. I’m really bad at auditioning. — Alex O’Loughlin

Sydney’s most famous beach is Bondi. At its southern end is Bondi Baths, an eight-lane, 50-meter saltwater pool built into the cliffs. — Raymond Bonner

Politics is so much about serendipity that we’ve got to have a bigger pool of women, so that when people drop out of the process, you’ve got others to turn to. — Eleanor Clift

You can’t get a dolphin. What are you gonna do, like, put it in your pool? — Miley Cyrus

In China, we don’t know about the swimming pool game, but we know about Marco Polo. — Zhu Zhu

With Halcyon’s technology, the pool of genetic information will grow by orders of magnitude in the course of months, offering the first real chance at cures for cancer and other previously intractable diseases. — Luke Nosek

The PBSI (Indonesian Badminton Association) have to work harder to widen the pool and find quality players. The present indifferent culture has to change. — Taufik Hidayat

The pool has seen dramatically declining use since the mid-1990s. We’ve been operating in the red, but fewer people are coming each year. — W. S. Gilbert

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