Johnny Weissmuller Quotes

Swimming gave me my start, but my pal Tarzan did the real work. He set me up nicely... view

By: Johnny Weissmuller

All the guys called the Olympic Village a high-class Boy Scout camp... view

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With but few exceptions, it is always the underdog who wins through sheer willpower... view

By: Johnny Weissmuller

When people don't know me any more or want my autograph, then I'll think about retiring... view

By: Johnny Weissmuller

We didn't have the lane ropes, we had to get up higher in the water to avoid the little waves... view

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Treat your body well, and it'll see you through for many years... view

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Throughout my career I swam for form. Speed came as a result of it... view

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The William Morris Agency handled me. In that business, you're only as good as your last picture... view

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The director sent for me for Tarzan. I climbed the tree and walked out on a limb. The next day I was told I was an actor... view

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I never lost a freestyle race. Never. Not even in the YMCA... view

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I need freedom to be happy... view

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I learned to yodel pretty well. It took me a few months, but I eventually perfected it... view

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I have always been vitally interested in physical conditioning. I have long believed that athletic competition among people and nations should replace violence and wars... view

By: Johnny Weissmuller

I could make good time because I was so long and skinny, shooting through the water like a stick... view

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Can you imagine - a blond Tarzan?.. view

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No marriage can stand up under the strain of incessant association... view

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How can a guy climb trees, say Me Tarzan, You Jane, and make a million?.. view

By: Johnny Weissmuller