7 Quotes to Keep You Chasing Greatness in the Pool This Year

Motivation in the pool can feel like a fleeting thing at times. One day we are riding high, excited to throw down on every single last meter in practice, and then others every stroke feels like the world’s biggest struggle.

Here are a few motivational swimming quotes to help you get going when you jump in the pool today or tomorrow:

1. It’s a rough road that leads to the heights of greatness.

2. Greatness is earned, never awarded.

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3. Be not afraid of greatness…

4. If it’s greatness you want, stop asking for permission.

5. True greatness consists in being great in little things.

6. Action is the dignity of greatness.

7. Expect that you will achieve greatness…

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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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