Search my Quotes DataBase - Enter one or two keywords and/or author last name.

Hint: keep it simple, like life twain




Facebook share   Tweet This   Email this

Daily Inspiration - Quotes to Live By
Inspiration  |  Motivational Articles  |  Being Strong  |  Being Positive  |  Links  |  About
Topics:   A-   B-   Ca-   Co-   D-   E-   F-   G-   H-    I-    J-K-L   M-   N-O   Pa-   Pr-   Q-R   Sa-   Sk-   T-   U-V-W-X-Y-Z

Esther Williams Quotes and Sayings

I hope you find great value in these Quotes by Esther Williams from my large collection of motivational and inspirational quotes and sayings.

What the public expects and what is healthy for an
individual are two very different things.
- Esther Williams

Related topics: Health

I think it's so funny when people think they can't control a movie star.
They can.
We're just women, you know.
- Esther Williams

I was all in gold sequins for Million Dollar Mermaid,
50 feet in the air.
- Esther Williams

Traveling to swimming meets took me beyond my small-town existence,
gave me a hint of the exciting world outside of my own home.
- Esther Williams

 

With two little boys in diapers, I had to keep it simple
if I were going to have a life at all.
- Esther Williams

The wisdom acquired with the passage of time is a useless
gift unless you share it.
- Esther Williams

I was the only swimmer in movies.
Tarzan was long gone, and he couldn't have done them anyway;
he could never have gotten into my bathing suit.
- Esther Williams

Please sign-up for my Free Inspirational Daily Email on the form below.

Sign-up for your free subscription to my Daily Inspiration - Daily Quote email.

Your E-Mail Address:
Your Name:

To confirm your subscription, you must click on a link in the email being sent to you.

Each email contains an unsubscribe link. We will NEVER sell, rent, loan, or abuse your email address in ANY way.


I ended up buying a restaurant.
Already we had invested in a gas station and a metal products plant.
- Esther Williams

Three events.
Three gold medals.
I was news, big news, in the sports world.
- Esther Williams

Clark Gable was the first to have called me a mermaid.
- Esther Williams

Widowhood had done nothing to curb my smart mouth.
So much for diplomacy.
- Esther Williams

It appeared as if I had invited the audience into the water with me,
and it conveyed the sensation that being in there was absolutely delicious.
- Esther Williams

Life magazine ran a page featuring me and three other
girls that was clearly the precursor of Sports Illustrated swimsuit issues.
- Esther Williams

Victor Mature was a big man; he had a great swagger.
I liked him and I knew we'd be good together on screen.
- Esther Williams

Everything about my teenage life was almost ideal.
- Esther Williams

Even though I had a lucrative contract with MGM,
I had a husband who was drinking and gambling our money
away faster than I could make it.
- Esther Williams

When you're out of sight for as long as I was,
there's a funny feeling of betrayal that comes over
people when they see you again.
- Esther Williams

I gave my eardrums to MGM.
And it's true: I really did.
- Esther Williams

I remember when I first walked into Mayer's cavernous office.
You had to walk 50 yards to get to him,
and in that time he could really study everything about you.
- Esther Williams

There was a policy at Hughes against drinking at lunch,
but the men ignored it.
- Esther Williams

I always took it for granted that there would be life after Hollywood.
- Esther Williams

Which Esther Williams do you want to hear about?
- Esther Williams

I took a job at the pool in order to earn the five
cents a day it cost to swim.
I counted wet towels.
As a bonus, I was allowed to swim during lunchtime.
- Esther Williams

Critics established a snobbery toward me.
- Esther Williams

The newspapers loved pinup pictures of pretty young swimmers,
and as a national champion, I got more than my share
of space in the sports pages.
- Esther Williams

By the time I got home at night, my eyes were so chlorinated
I saw rings around every light.
- Esther Williams

I was 15, and the years of hard swimming had packed
muscle on my frame and made me very strong.
Not as strong as a football player, but strong enough to inflict heavy damage.
- Esther Williams

I took my daily swim at the Beverly Hills Hotel pool
despite the presence of onlookers.
- Esther Williams

We can't all win Olympic medals.
Even I never won one.
- Esther Williams

Once I married Fernando, I became invisible.
- Esther Williams

Somehow I kept my head above water.
I relied on the discipline, character,
and strength that I had started to develop as that
little girl in her first swimming pool.
- Esther Williams

I always felt that if I made a movie,
it would be one movie; I didn't see how they could make 26 swimming movies.
- Esther Williams

Marriage to Fernando offered shelter and security,
but the shackle was the price I'd pay.
- Esther Williams

My training in Science of Mind had begun with my mother.
She took me to a different church every Sunday,
and she encouraged me to question the minister afterward.
- Esther Williams

I never walked the streets of New York hoping to be a musical comedy star.
For one thing, they would have thought I was too tall,
because l was five feet eight and a half,
and they were all little bitty things running around
in the studio at that time.
- Esther Williams

Howard Hughes himself was a regular at the restaurant,
and in a way it became his headquarters,
too.
Howard had recently relocated to Las Vegas,
so when he wanted to do business in Los Angeles,
he went into the back of our restaurant to use the telephone.
- Esther Williams

Truth stands, even if there be no public support.
It is self-sustained.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Myths are public dreams, dreams are private myths.
- Joseph Campbell

No one ever found wisdom without also being a fool.
Writers, alas, have to be fools in public,
while the rest of the human race can cover its tracks.
- Erica Jong

God is, even though the whole world deny him.
Truth stands, even if there be no public support.
It is self-sustained.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Imagine for yourself a character,
a model personality whose example you determine to follow,
in private as well as in public.
- Epictetus

For me every ruler is alien that defies public opinion.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

The history of modern art is also the history of the
progressive loss of art's audience.
Art has increasingly become the concern of the artist
and the bafflement of the public.
- Paul Gauguin

The doctor has been taught to be interested not in health but in disease.
What the public is taught is that health is the cure for disease.
- Ashley Montagu

No greater nor more affectionate honor can be conferred
on an American than to have a public school named after him.
- Herbert Hoover

Public misbehavior by the famous is a powerful teaching tool.
- Bill O'Reilly

Why are ecologists and environmentalists so feared
and hated? This is because in part what they have to
say is new to the general public,
and the new is always alarming.
- Garrett Hardin

The thing I enjoyed most were visits from children.
They did not want public office.
- Herbert Hoover

Congress will pass a law restricting public comment
on the Internet to individuals who have spent a minimum
of one hour actually accomplishing a specific task while on line.
- Andy Grove

There is no such thing as public opinion.
There is only published opinion.
- Winston Churchill

What's sort of interesting about the whole public relations
disaster that is the Net,
in some ways, is that the fundamentals are really good.
- Meg Whitman

All the president is, is a glorified public relations
man who spends his time flattering,
kissing, and kicking people to get them to do what
they are supposed to do anyway.
- Harry S. Truman

Nobody ever went broke underestimating the taste of the American public.
- H. L. Mencken

Your every voter, as surely as your chief magistrate,
exercises a public trust.
- Grover Cleveland

The Supreme Court's only armor is the cloak of public trust;
its sole ammunition,
the collective hopes of our society.
- Irving R. Kaufman

Politics: A strife of interests masquerading as a contest of principles.
The conduct of public affairs for private advantage.
- Ambrose Bierce

I am not bound for any public place,
but for ground of my own where I have planted vines and orchard trees,
and in the heat of the day climbed up into the healing shadow of the woods.
- Wendell Berry

Like religion, politics, and family planning,
cereal is not a topic to be brought up in public.
It's too controversial.
- Erma Bombeck

The human brain starts working the moment you are born
and never stops until you stand up to speak in public.
- George Jessel

Environmental concern is now firmly embedded in public life:
in education,
medicine and law; in journalism, literature and art.
- Barry Commoner

Money is power, and in that government which pays all
the public officers of the states will all political
power be substantially concentrated.
- Andrew Jackson

And this, our life, exempt from public haunt,
finds tongues in trees, books in the running brooks,
sermons in stones, and good in everything.
- William Shakespeare

We never really grow up, we only learn how to act in public.
- Bryan White

Expressing anger is a form of public littering.
- Willard Gaylin

And I believe that the best buy in public health today
must be a combination of regular physical exercise and a healthy diet.
- Julie Bishop

The great secret of doctors, known only to their wives,
but still hidden from the public, is that most things
get better by themselves;
most things,
in fact, are better in the morning.
- Lewis Thomas

For a successful technology, reality must take precedence over public relations,
for Nature cannot be fooled.
- Richard P. Feynman

Life is like playing a violin solo in public and learning
the instrument as one goes on.
- Samuel Butler

Baseball is a public trust.
Players turn over, owners turn over and certain commissioners turn over.
But baseball goes on.
- Peter Ueberroth

Under the benignant providence of Almighty God the
representatives of the States and of the people are
again brought together to deliberate for the public good.
- James K. Polk

Opinions are a private matter.
The public has an interest only in judgments.
- Walter Benjamin


Quotes and Sayings

---------


Thank you for visiting: Esther Williams Quotes and Sayings.

Please sign up on the form below to receive
my Free Daily Inspiration - Daily Quotes email.

You can also search my large collection of Quotes and Sayings.

May the world be kind to you,
and may your own thoughts be gentle upon yourself.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

 


Sign-up to receive Daily Inspiration - Daily Quotes
free via email

Daily inspirational quotes and motivational messages of self-worth, choice,
positive attitude, happiness, forgiveness, and gratitude.
Inspiring motivational sayings plus Jonathan's insights into life,
relationships, and joyful living.

Enter Your E-Mail Address:
Enter Your Name (what you want to be called):
To confirm your subscription, you must click on a link in the email being sent to you.
Each email contains an unsubscribe link. We will NEVER sell, rent, loan, or abuse your email address in ANY way.

Or Subscribe to the Feedburner feed for Daily Inspiration - Daily Quotes.



All materials & writings are copyright ©. You may read about our disclaimer, our privacy policy, our copyright policy, terms of use, participation in affiliate programs, and the list of all our websites.