10 Motivational Swimming Quotes to Get You Fired Up

Here are ten motivational quotes for swimmers to help get your day rolling. Whether you need a little jolt to get you going for morning workout, or wanna keep the momentum going after a big practice, there is a little something for everyone with these images and quotes designed just for swimmers.
1. Willing is not enough. We must do. – Bruce Lee. Willing is Not Enough, We Must Do

2. If you’re going through hell, keep going. – Winston Churchill If You're Going Through Hell, Keep Going

3. You have to expect things from yourself before you can do them. Post 3

4. Make each day your masterpiece. – John Wooden Make Each Day Your Masterpiece

5. Excellence is the gradual result of always striving to do better. Excellence is the Gradual Result of Always Striving to Do Better  
6. Win if you can, lose if you must, but never quit.

Win If You Can, Lose if You Must, But Never Quit.

7. What to do with a mistake: Recognize it. Learn from it. Forget about it.

What to Do with a Mistake

8. It’s not whether you get knocked down. It’s whether you get back up.

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9. Never give up! Failure and rejection are the first steps to succeeding.

Never Give Up!

10. A champion is someone who gets up when they shouldn’t.

A Champion Gets Up When They Shouldn't

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Olivier Poirier-Leroy Olivier Poirier-Leroy is the founder of YourSwimLog.com. He is an author, former national level swimmer, two-time Olympic Trials qualifier, and swim coach.

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