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Johnny Weissmuller Quotes

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

Can you imagine - a blond Tarzan?

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

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

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.

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

I need freedom to be happy.

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

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

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

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.

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

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

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

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

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

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