65 Pool Quotes On Success In Life

These pool quotes will inspire you. Pool, a small deep body of usually fresh water or a small area of still water, typically one formed naturally.

A collection of motivating, happy, and encouraging pool quotes, pool sayings, and pool proverbs.

Best Pool Quotes

  1. “I do not want a friend who smiles when I smile, who weeps when I weep; for my shadow in the pool can do better than that.” ~ Confucius
  2. “The conscious mind may be compared to a fountain playing in the sun and falling back into the great subterranean pool of subconscious from which it rises.” ~ Sigmund Freud
  3. “Somebody said to me, ‘But the Beatles were anti-materialistic.’ That’s a huge myth. John and I literally used to sit down and say, ‘Now, let’s write a swimming pool.'” ~ Paul McCartney
  4. “Either you decide to stay in the shallow end of the pool or you go out in the ocean.” ~ Christopher Reeve

  5. “Beavers bred in captivity, inhabiting a concrete pool, will if given the timber, fatuously go through all the motions of damming an ancestral stream.” ~ Evelyn Waugh
  6. “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
  7. “Somehow I kept my head above water. I relied on the discipline, character, and strength that I had started to develop as that little girl in her first swimming pool.” ~ Esther Williams
  8. “This life is like a swimming pool. You dive into the water, but you can’t see how deep it is.” ~ Dennis Rodman

  9. “Famous people come up to me, but I don’t know who they are because my sight is so bad. It’s always at the pool of the Four Seasons in Beverly Hills when I don’t have my lenses in and my glasses are in my room.” ~ Helena Bonham Carter
  10. “In ‘Swimming Pool,’ all the colors are very warm, sunny, the pool and all that. In ‘Love Crime,’ everything is so cold, and it’s all inside skyscrapers.” ~ Ludivine Sagnier
  11. “Both the velodrome and the Commonwealth swimming pool are open to the public and are frequently used by local schools and the local community. Over the last six years, young people have been inspired to take up swimming and cycling more seriously; some of them are now coming through as Olympic champions or hopefuls.” ~ Lucy Powell
  12. “Hollywood is loneliness beside the swimming pool.” ~ Liv Ullmann

  13. “No matter how much you think you love somebody, you’ll step back when the pool of their blood edges up too close.” ~ Chuck Palahniuk
  14. “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
  15. “I believe that God felt sorry for actors so he created Hollywood to give them a place in the sun and a swimming pool. The price they had to pay was to surrender their talent.” ~ Cedric Hardwicke
  16. “Sex at age 90 is like trying to shoot pool with a rope.” ~ Camille Paglia

  17. “I think England has served me very well. I like living in London for the reasons I gave. I have absolutely no intentions of cutting those ties. There is absolutely no reason to do so. Certainly not, so that I can have a swimming pool and a palm tree.” ~ Colin Firth
  18. “Change is always powerful. Let your hook be always cast.
    In the pool where you least expect it, will be a fish.” ~ Ovid
  19. “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
  20. “I never saw film stars at home. We had no maid, no-cook, no swimming pool.” ~ Natalie Wood

  21. “A few miles south of Soledad, the Salinas River drops in close to the hillside bank and runs deep and green. The water is warm too, for it has slipped twinkling over the yellow sands in the sunlight before reaching the narrow pool.” ~ John Steinbeck
  22. “Let an idea swim to the surface like a fish in a pool…let the mind drift to the vision.” ~ Dick Francis
  23. “In youth, grief comes with a rush and overflow, but it dries up, too, like the torrent. In the winter of life it remains a miserable pool, resisting all evaporation.” ~ Sophie Swetchine
  24. “Success is 10% inspiration and 90% perspiration.” ~ Stephen Leacock

  25. “I would love to be able to play anywhere, but to me the sweet spot is clubs and theaters, just because I feel like you lean in to tell a joke. You don’t back up. Comedy lives in that area. I’ve played amphitheaters, big clubs, and pool halls, and the most fun rooms hold anywhere from 500 to 2,000 people. That intimacy is where comedy really lives.” ~ Michael Che
  26. “I think the world is more perilous and America is basically undefended. For me the two touchstones after 9/11 for domestic security were our borders. Not for discriminatory reasons or to stop immigration, but simply to allow law enforcement to find out who is in our country without facing an undocumented pool of aliens that increases by the hour.” ~ Michael Scheuer
  27. “One of my favorite things that Yahoo does on a regular basis is this story: “Wealthiest Rap Artists.” That’s an example of the internet just perpetuating this myth that we’re all just sitting around in these mansions like Steven Tyler, bopping around in our swimming pool. It’s bullshit.” ~ DJ Shadow
  28. “I do a lot of swimming, both in the ocean and in the pool.” ~ Catherine Zeta-Jones

  29. “My homies that are around me never give me that ‘star pass’. I’ve hung out with some stars who are playing basketball and everyone let’s them score all the baskets. Shooting pool, they let them make all the shots. My homies don’t let me get away with that.” ~ Jamie Foxx
  30. “I came back from vacation and I ate everything. I mean I’m sipping cocktails by the pool, thinking I’m a size 2. And now, you know, my dress is tight. So, I need it, too. I always need to remind myself: It’s okay.” ~ Viola Davis
  31. “I want a drink. I want fifty drinks. I want a bottle of the purest, strongest, most destructive, most poisonous alcohol on Earth. I want fifty bottles of it. I want crack, dirty and yellow and filled with formaldehyde. I want a pile of powder meth, five hundred hits of acid, a garbage bag full of mushrooms, a tube of glue bigger than a truck, a pool of gas large enough to drown in. I want something anything whatever however as much as I can.” ~ James Frey
  32. “Some people dream of having a big swimming pool. With me, it’s closets” ~ Audrey Hepburn

  33. “You feel like half of your life is a vacation when you go to these Barcelona music festivals and have all day to sound check or go to the pool.” ~ Hamilton Leithauser
  34. “As a general rule, so long as you have any choice at all, you should never route through or peer with the UK under any circumstances. Their fibers are radioactive, and even the Queen’s selfies to the pool boy get logged.” ~ Edward Snowden
  35. “There is nothing but water in the holy pools. I know, I have been swimming there. All the gods sculpted of wood or ivory can’t say a word. I know, I have been crying out to them. The Sacred Books of the East are nothing but words. I looked through their covers one day sideways. What Kabir talks of is only what he has lived through. If you have not lived through something, it is not true.” ~ Kabir
  36. “You get diarrhea out here, you dehydrate from the inside out – you leave the gene pool.” ~ Cody Lundin

  37. “I did sit down with Jared Polis (D-CO), and we had a good discussion about having the LGBT [Equality] Caucus pool some money and perhaps hire a staffer like some of the other caucuses do. That way we could hopefully be even more proactive on issues like ENDA, student non-discrimination, and some of the other bills that are out there it’s just a matter of now figuring out — having seven of us total — how can we best move those forward either through legislation and working with the president to issue orders.” ~ Mark Pocan
  38. “I wanted to live in Paris and write nothing but fiction and be perfectly free. I had decided all this had to be settled by the time I was thirty, and so I gave up my job and moved to Paris at twenty-eight. I just held my breath and jumped. I didn’t even look to see if there was water in the pool.” ~ Mavis Gallant
  39. “The Defense Department’s plan to ban newspaper reporters from pool coverage of military operations is incredible. It reveals the administration to be out of touch with journalism, reality and the First Amendment.” ~ Arthur Ochs Sulzberger
  40. “London, dirty little pool of life” ~ Behramji Malabari

  41. “I was relaxing in my parents’ swimming pool with my brother, Peter. I asked him how the engineering business was going, and he reciprocated: ‘How’s the ministry world going?’ ‘Okay,’ I said, ‘except that a couple of weeks ago I realized that I don’t know why Jesus had to die.’ Then Peter, without skipping a beat, without even a moment’s hesitation, said, ‘Well, neither did Jesus.'” ~ Brian D. McLaren
  42. “The great British Library –an immense collection of volumes of all ages and languages, many of which are now forgotten, and most of which are seldom read: one of these sequestered pools of obsolete literature to which modern authors repair, and draw buckets full of classic lore, or pure English, undefiled wherewith to swell their own scanty rills of thought.” ~ Washington Irving
  43. “Producing writing is not so much like filling a basin or pool once, but rather getting water to keep flowing through till finally it runs clear.” ~ Peter Elbow
  44. “The world is indeed only a small tide pool; disturb one part and the rest is threatened.” ~ Gregory Bateson

  45. “Just go to a bar, watch football – that’s fun to me because I’ve not gotten to see anything because I’ve been travelling so much. Playing some shuffleboard and some pool and darts. I like kind of dive-y bars.” ~ Miles Teller
  46. “When I am sitting home, and I am happy and I have my TV show and I don’t need to work and I’m married now and I like to be in line by my pool with my yoga instructor wife and eating fruit and taking in the sun, then life is good.” ~ Alec Baldwin
  47. “When my baby was born I had to know how to save her in case she fell in the pool or something like that. I went to one of these nursing places to learn how to take care of the child.” ~ Eartha Kitt
  48. “You can’t beat sex outdoors, but there are not many places I haven’t done it. Forests, barns, in swimming pool changing rooms, on top of hills, you name it.” ~ Katie Price

  49. “When you are a screwed up person, you have a responsibility to keep your normal friends from getting walked on. ‘Cos, how bad could you screw that up? And don’t say, Well, you could cause someone six months of physical therapy. ‘Cos, hey, lots of times, those exercise take places in pools and nylon tents with little plastic balls. Fun places like that. And, she gets to park up really close for a while. Ha ha, oh, I’m the bad guy.” ~ Christopher Titus , Pool quotes with friends
  50. “I was watching one of those animal shows on the Discovery Channel. There was a guy inventing a shark bite suit. And there’s only one way to test it. All right, Jimmy, you got that shark suit on, it looks good… They want you to jump into this pool of sharks, and you tell us if it hurts when they bite you. Well, all right, but hold my sign. I don’t wanna lose it.” ~ Bill Engvall
  51. “My fascination with images open 24 hrs. is based on the complex interlocking if disparate facts heated pool that have no respect for grammar. The form then Denver 39 is second hand to nothing. The work then has a chance to electric service become its own cliché. Luggage. This is the inevitable fate fairground of any inanimate object freight ways by this I mean anything that does not have inconsistency as a possibility built-in.” ~ Robert Rauschenberg
  52. “If you own a gun and have a swimming pool in the yard, the swimming pool is almost 100 times more likely to kill a child than the gun is.” ~ Steven Levitt

  53. “When you think of 244 years of slavery and 81 years of that finally you are going to be allowed to be part of the pool from which people choose jobs. That’s not a substantive kind of move, but it was very important.” ~ Cornel West
  54. “The passage into mystery always refreshes. If, when we work, we can look once a day upon the face of mystery, then our labor satisfies. We are lightened when our gifts rise from pools we cannot fathom. Then we know they are not a solitary egotism and they are inexhaustible.” ~ Lewis Hyde
  55. “Try to be mindful, and let things take their natural course. Then your mind will become still in any surroundings, like a clear forest pool. All kinds of wonderful, rare animals will come to drink at the pool, and you will clearly see the nature of all things. You will see many strange and wonderful things come and go, but you will be still. This is the happiness of the Buddha.” ~ Ajahn Chah
  56. “I was approached to do something for seven years, and it was a quality project. I did seriously think about it, but I didn’t want to be away for six months of the year. I’ve never done the L.A. thing where you go and have loads of meetings; I can’t say to my wife, ‘I’m going to wait by a pool for six months.'” ~ Eddie Marsan
  57. “Open source is important to our orgs as a talent pool; we need better representation of women.” ~ Jane Silber

  58. “I’ve always been a bit repelled by “Sunset Boulevard”, which is wrong about almost everything it touches, whether it’s fame, Hollywood, screenwriters, or old ladies. Sunset Boulevard would only make sense to me if it was about John Gilbert and the pool boy.” ~ William Monahan
  59. “I think a lot of American poets are swimming-pool Soviets. A lot of them have taken the comfortable, self-protective route too often. I know that I certainly have. That’s easy to do.” ~ Sam Hamill
  60. “One of the stories I love is how Gutenberg’s printing press set off this interesting chain reaction, where all of a sudden people across Europe noticed for the first time that they were farsighted, and needed spectacles to read books (which they hadn’t really noticed before books became part of everyday life); which THEN created a market for lens makers, which then created pools of expertise in crafting lenses, which then led people to tinker with those lenses and invent the telescope and the microscope, which then revolutionized science in countless ways.” ~ Steven Johnson
  61. “It’s very important to older male homosexuality in Los Angeles to have a pool, so that cute boys will come to your house and swim around in the pool.” ~ Guy Branum

  62. “Though the blame cannot be placed entirely on publishers, I do think a more diverse pool of editors would go a long way toward broadening the perspective. Our role is to work together to create books that act as wide-open doors – books that allow all children to walk through and feel safe enough to stay.” ~ Jerry Pinkney
  63. “I would give the cameras to the kids in the swimming pools and they would play with them, and then I would collect them and we would upload it. If you’re in the process, you’re there.” ~ Barry Levinson
  64. “I regret that after 30 years of writing columns in this market, including ten with this newspaper that I love very much, this local conversation has come to an end. However, I believe that if the newspapers of the country pool their resources, we can send an Arnold-Schwartzenegger-style robot back in time to kill the inventor of the Internet, and then our future will be much brighter.” ~ James Lileks
  65. “Market risk is like taking a plunge into a cool pool … a lot of people are finding out right now what their risk tolerance is.” ~ William J. Bernstein

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