Aaron Peirsol Quotes (9 quotes)
“Don't wait for extraordinary opportunities. Seize common occasions and make them great. Weak men wait for opportunities; strong men make them.”
―Orison Swett Marden
"Pushing to the Front: Or, Success Under Difficulties", (1894), pages 8 and 10
“Truth forever on the scaffold, Wrong forever on the throne,—
Yet that scaffold sways the future, and, behind the dim unknown,
Standeth God within the shadow, keeping watch above his own.”
―James Russell Lowell
The Present Crisis (1844)
“Heaven has no rage like love to hatred turned, nor hell a fury like a woman scorned.”
The Mourning Bride (1697), Act III, sc. i
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Picture Source: Wikimedia CommonsAaron Peirsol
Born: July 23, 1983 (age 35)
Bio: Aaron Wells Peirsol is an American former swimmer who specialized in the backstroke. He is a three-time Olympian and seven-time Olympic medalist. As part of the American team, he holds the world record in the 4×100-meter medley relay. Individually, he currently holds the world record in the 100 and 200-meter backstroke.