quote by Franz Kafka

The truth is always an abyss. One must — as in a swimming pool — dare to dive from the quivering springboard of trivial everyday experience and sink into the depths, in order to later rise again — laughing and fighting for breath — to the now doubly illuminated surface of things.

— Franz Kafka

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Jacob Zuma built a 2 million rand swimming pool, but no one in the family knows how to swim

I am glad to see that men are getting their rights, but I want women to get theirs, and while the water is stirring, I will step into the pool.

The first river you paddle runs through the rest of your life.

It bubbles up in pools and eddies to remind you who you are.

I've said consistently that no employer ever really accepts a union.

They tolerate the unions. The very minute they can get a pool of unemployment they'll challenge the unions and try to get back what they call managements prerogatives, meaning hire, fire, pay what you want.


It is at the bottom where we find grace;

for like water, grace seeks the lowest place and there it pools up.

What would happen if the autism gene was eliminated from the gene pool? You would have a bunch of people standing around in a cave, chatting and socializing and not getting anything done.

One of the marvelous things about community is that it enables us to welcome and help people in a way we couldn't as individuals. When we pool our strength and share the work and responsibility, we can welcome many people, even those in deep distress, and perhaps help them find self-confidence and inner healing.

I love drinking now and then. It defecates the standing pool of thought. A man perpetually in the paroxysm and fears of inebriety is like a half-drowned stupid wretch condemned to labor unceasingly in water; but a now-and-then tribute to Bacchus is like the cold bath, bracing and invigorating.

I wanna tell you, ladies and gentlemen, that there's not enough troops in the army to force the Southern people to break down segregation and admit the nigra race into our theaters, into our swimming pools, into our homes, and into our churches.


The problem with the gene pool is that there's no lifeguard.

Isn’t making a smoking section in a restaurant like making a peeing section in a swimming pool?

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

Prosperity Gospel”. At his United Church Science of Living Institute in New York he would tell his congregation “close your eyes and see green. Money up to your armpits, a roomful of money and there you are, just tossing around in it like a swimming pool.

My homies that are around me never give me that 'star pass'.

I've hung out with some stars who are playing basketball and everyone let's them score all the baskets. Shooting pool, they let them make all the shots. My homies don't let me get away with that.


The church is like a swimming pool. Most of the noise comes from the shallow end.

I am an unpopular electric eel set in a pond of goldfish.

O Lord, we cannot go to the pool of Siloe to which you sent the blind man.

But we have the chalice of Your Precious Blood, filled with life and light. The purer we are, the more we receive.

Language in art remains a highly ambiguous transaction, a quicksand, a trampoline, a frozen pool which might give way under you ... at any time.

Famous people come up to me, but I don't know who they are because my sight is so bad. It's always at the pool of the Four Seasons in Beverly Hills when I don't have my lenses in and my glasses are in my room.


Trout fishing. One must be a stickler for proper form. Use nothing but #4 blasting caps, or a hand grenade, if handy, or at a pool well-lined with stone, one blast from a .44 magnum will bring a few stunned brookies quietly to the surface.

You cannot hear the name Martin Luther King, Jr.

, and not think of death. You might hear the words 'I have a dream,' but they will doubtlessly only serve to underscore an image of a simple motel balcony, a large man made small, a pool of blood. For as famous as he may have been in life, it is - and was - death that ultimately defined him.

For me, the desire exists less to get myself a degree than to just go and have the whole college experience, and throw myself into the brain pool and see if I can swim.

I can shoot pool, and I can play ping-pong. I'm pretty good at those games.

Either you decide to stay in the shallow end of the pool or you go out in the ocean.


At a pool party, with everybody around, a guy and I had sex in the pool, but nobody knew it.

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The reason we have the stars twinkle at night is because the light is being kind of blurred by the atmosphere around the Earth. That is why the Hubble Space Telescope is so good, because it is above the atmosphere. So it is kind of like looking at the sun from the bottom of a swimming pool, versus looking at the sun above the swimming pool.

I am endlessly busy, bringing up five young kids, and trying to keep up with the three older ones. I still spend most of my life driving car pools.

For those who immerse themselves in what the fairy tale has to communicate, it becomes a deep, quiet pool which at first seems to reflect only our own image; but behind it we soon discover the inner turmoils of our soul - its depth, and ways to gain peace within ourselves and with the world, which is the reward of our struggles.

I would rather play Chiquita Banana and have my swimming pool than play Bach and starve.


I started out as a teenager I was a snooker player, or pool player.

Through that I met some other teenagers that were gamblers, if you will, who started basement games. I was just sort of learning on the go, losing my $10.

I dislike organized games, swimming pools, fashionable resorts, night clubs, music in restaurants, and political manifestoes; I enjoy driving from coast to coast, good food and drink, a few friends, dogs, the theatre, long walks, music and free conversation.

It's time to stop tiptoeing around the pool and jump into the deep end, head first. It's time to think big, want more and achieve it all!

I wanted to live in Paris and write nothing but fiction and be perfectly free.

I had decided all this had to be settled by the time I was thirty, and so I gave up my job and moved to Paris at twenty-eight. I just held my breath and jumped. I didn’t even look to see if there was water in the pool.

Marijuana has killed far fewer people than swimming pools;

it’s the war against it that does all the violence.

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