Sometimes we set boundaries for ourselves in life, or even worse, we allow others to do so. In many cases, these boundaries are just in our mind and need to be pushed away.

— Lewis Pugh

The most cheering Lewis Pugh quotes that will transform you to a better person

The businessmen of the world who are not taking environmental matters seriously are just wasting money, aside from damaging the environment it's wasting money and in this economic climate you just can't afford to do that.

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We have to appreciate that we are part of nature, we must work with nature;

the environment is our lifeline.

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Doubt your doubts before you doubt yourself.

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Lewis Pugh quote Practice things until you can't get them

Practice things until you can't get them wrong. Not until you get them right. There's a big difference.

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I think every child in every country, not just South Africa, every year should go to a national park, and it should be part of their basic curriculum.

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I love swimming, swimming's my passion and I hope I swim until the last day of my life, so I really, really do enjoy swimming, but swimming for me is simply a way of carrying a message.

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I had a dream , okay, go do a swim off Antarctica, and I'd train in Gauteng and just dive into the sea off Antarctica... You've really got to do a simulated test as best you can in South Africa before you go off.

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Lewis Pugh quote If you're not failing once in a while, i

If you're not failing once in a while, it probably means you're not stretching yourself.

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I've seen some glaciers in the world which have been, which are just turquoise blue blue glaciers up in the Arctic. It's tragic to think that because of climate change, because of man's actions, they're melting away.

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I'm one of the lucky people that, my job is my passion, is my hobby.

I hope this doesn't sound arrogant: I truly feel that this is what I'm meant to do, to swim and to talk about protecting the environment, my two passions.

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Britain has bred many great explorers, but they seem to get so little coverage compared to soccer and rugby players.

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Lewis Pugh quote Hardest thing about exercise? Getting ou

Hardest thing about exercise? Getting out the front door. Don't think. Just go.

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I've got two dogs - one's a Jack Russell and she's one year old now, and I've got another dog called Kanga, and I got him from a rescue shelter, and there's nothing I enjoy more than just walking them on the beach in Cape Town. I find that very destressing and very relaxing.

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I was very, very lucky because I started swimming when most of the landmarks in the world had not been swum.

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You shouldn't be able to do a swim at the North Pole, it should be frozen over.

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Lewis Pugh quote If youre not failing once in a while, it

If youre not failing once in a while, it probably means youre not stretching yourself.

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About Lewis Pugh

Quotes 20 sayings
Nationality British
Profession Swimmer
Birthday December 5, 1969

Very few things which are really worth achieving come easily.

Sometimes they do, but most of the time you really have to work hard and cleverly.

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I was asked to give a speech on the Everest swim, and during the Everest swim, I changed. I changed as a person, I honestly did. That mountain changed me, and I gave a speech about it for nine minutes.

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I do have spare time and I love to read, and I love just to go to a national park and just relax and just think. But most of the time, it's swimming or talking.

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Lewis Pugh quote If you're not failing once in a while, i

If you're not failing once in a while, it probably means you're not stretching yourself.

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If you've got a problem and you multiply it by 50-million people, it becomes unsolvable, but if you've got a problem and you divide it by 50-million people, it becomes solvable.

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I got bored and then joined the British SAS.

It was five very exciting years of my life, and then I'd always had this passion for swimming, so started swimming around the world, in some of the most exotic and distant and dangerous locations.

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Mount Everest is a very spiritual place, it's a beautiful mountain.

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Lewis Pugh quote Doubt your doubts before you doubt yours

Doubt your doubts before you doubt yourself.

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Ordinary won't change the world.

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