Sink Or Swim Quotes

Sink Or Swim Quotes by Friedrich Nietzsche, Paulo Coelho, Jonathan Winters, Daniel Defoe, Daniel Pinkwater, Audie Murphy and many others.

Whatever does not kill me makes me stronger.

Whatever does not kill me makes me stronger.
Friedrich Nietzsche
Remember the saying, What doesn’t kill you, makes you stronger? It’s true!
Paulo Coelho
I love improvisation. You can’t blame it on the writers. You can’t blame it on direction. You can’t blame it on the camera guy… It’s you. You’re on. You’ve got to do it, and you either sink or swim with what you’ve got.
Jonathan Winters
Though I don’t like the crew, I won’t sink the ship. In fact, in time of storm I’ll do my best to save it. You see, we are all in this craft and must sink or swim together.
Daniel Defoe
My parents believe in the principle of ‘sink or swim,’ or ‘what doesn’t kill you makes you stronger ― or it kills you.” From “The Education of Robert Nifkin
Daniel Pinkwater
After the war, they took Army dogs and rehabilitated them for civilian life. But they turned soldiers into civilians immediately, and let em sink or swim.
Audie Murphy
If ‘what doesn’t kill you makes you stronger,’ how do you explain zombies?
Bob Saget
No matter what grief or loss takes place, most of life flows on all around us, as though nothing’s changed. At some point in our sorrow, we each make a choice to sink or swim. There’s no alternative.
Tammara Webber
Tucker was my safe place for three years, my secure dock in a sea of indecision as I dealt with my father’s illness and death. And now I had to sink or swim. It was time to let go…and move on. Slowly, I pushed off from the dock that was Tucker Montgomery and prepared to swim…praying I wouldn’t drown.
Melissa Brown
All things and all people in life have to sink or swim on their own merits, not their reputation; that just as a wise man can say a foolish thing, a fool can say something wise.
Vincent Bugliosi
What doesn’t kill you makes you stronger. Hunger feeds the need to succeed.
Steve Kaufman
Poverty is uncomfortable; but nine times out of ten the best thing that can happen to a young man is to be tossed overboard and compelled to sink or swim.
James A. Garfield
Live or die, sink or swim.
George Peele
I think it’s really hard to say now what makes a show kind of sink or swim, and what creates longevity. For instance, I think that Survivor is a very well produced show. It’s very simple, it’s very elemental, and I think it gets into big issues. I think American Idol has been an amazing show for many, many seasons.
Dan Cutforth
As a very small child I found recorded noise and the solitary singer beneath the spotlight so dramatic and so brave… walking the plank… willingly… It was sink or swim. The very notion of standing there, alone, I found beautiful.
Steven Morrissey
… strike the words “white male” from all your constitutions, and then, with fair sailing, let us sink or swim, live or die, survive or perish together.
Elizabeth Cady Stanton
I decided to try things, and I started to do things that would take me out of my comfort zone, and a lot of the times, that will cause you to either sink or swim. Really, I just lean on my inner circle and my faith to try to continue to encourage me so that I’m never out. I can be down, but I’m never out.
Omar Benson Miller
I have insecurities about being a good mom, or balancing my career with motherhood. All of those are very strong, very real obstacles. My motto is just unconsciously, and maybe now consciously because I’m saying it, is sink or swim. I’m a fighter.
Charisma Carpenter
The Constitution was framed upon the theory that the peoples of the several states must sink or swim together, and that in the long run prosperity and salvation are in union and not division.
Benjamin Cardozo
What doesn’t kill you makes you smaller
If one morning I walked on top of the water across the Potomac River, the headline that afternoon would read: ‘President Can’t Swim.’
Lyndon B. Johnson
I think it gave us the freedom to be more creative and do things the way we wanted to do them, so if a label liked it that was cool and if they didn’t like it fine. Ultimately it was up to us to sink or swim and there was nobody telling us what direction to go in. I think that made the entire record more diverse.
Jason C. Miller