Quote by George Carlin:

Swimming is not a sport. Swimming is a way to keep from drowning. That’s just common sense!

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George Denis Patrick Carlin was an American stand-up comedian, actor, author, and social critic. He was known for his black comedy and reflections on politics, the English language, psychology, religion, and various taboo subjects.

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Be talented enough to make it and stupid enough to keep trying.

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