Pool Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old pool quotes, pool sayings, and pool proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

A pool is, for many of us in the West, a symbol not of affluence but of order, of control over the uncontrollable. A pool is water, made available and useful, and is, as such, infinitely soothing to the western eye.     

Joan Didion

Safe is good for sidewalks and swimming pools, but life requires risk if we are to get anywhere.     

Simon Sinek

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

Bernard Sumner

Somedays you're the cue ball, somedays you are the eight ball     


Swimming Pool was a very important moment for me because the character was written for me.     

Ludivine Sagnier

Celebrate your achievements, but never let them sink you into the pool of complacency.     

Israelmore Ayivor

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

Dennis Rodman

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

Linda Gerber

I could float in the pool for hours, just letting the water carry me.     

Jill Scott

Success is not two cars or a swimming pool. It's the approval of your peers.     

Peter Finch