Quotations on Racing

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Scare answers to scare, and force begets force, until at length it comes to be seen that we are racing one against another after a phantom security which continually vanishes as we approach.
- Henry Campbell Bannerman
(Keywords: Answers, Force, Racing, Security)

My introduction to track racing was through the background of cross country running, which is not a sport perhaps as popular in America as it is in England.
- Roger Bannister
(Keywords: America, Country, England, Popular, Racing, Running)

Just about any story we think about doing, whether we've read it in a newspaper, heard it on the radio or come upon it through word of mouth - by the time you get there, every other network, cable station and talk show is already racing to the scene.
- Connie Chung
(Keywords: Time, Network, Racing, Talk, Word)

I know it can be dangerous, but I love racing. I worry my wife, but she knows it's important to me.
- Patrick Dempsey
(Keywords: Love, Wife, Racing, Worry)

I'm lucky. The best possible place in the world for training is Addis Ababa, so I am home all the time except when I am racing. I like to be there, near my family, my kids, also the real estate business I run with my wife.
- Haile Gebrselassie
(Keywords: Business, Home, Time, Family, Wife, Kids, Racing, Training, World)

Road racing at the moment because it's still so new to me. I like the fact that they are longer and teamwork is important. I guess the same is true for track, it's just that I have used track this year as a training device to improve my sprinting in road racing.
- Mark-Paul Gosselaar
(Keywords: Teamwork, Fact, Racing, Road, Training)

Racing Stripes was so much fun to do. It's one of the funniest movies I've seen in a couple years.
- Bruce Greenwood
(Keywords: Movies, Fun, Racing, Years)

Winter testing is essential but there comes a point where you have had enough of all the rehearsals and the pretend racing. You just want to get down to the real action.
- Damon Hill
(Keywords: Action, Racing, Testing, Want, Winter)

I drove long distances like the 24 hours of Le Mans for years. But even this racing is now over. I retired.
- Jacky Ickx
(Keywords: Now, Racing, Years)

If I'm out trailriding, I have a favorite motorcycle. Riding on the road, I've got a favorite. If I'm jumping, I have a favorite, and if I'm racing, I have a favorite.
- Evel Knievel
(Keywords: Favorite, Racing, Road)

Running an airline is a normal job. Racing is more.
- Niki Lauda
(Keywords: Job, Racing, Running)

Racing is a very selfish, self-centred, self-glorifying thing. My wife's life for 14 years was centered around me. It was all about me. It was all for my ego.
- Greg LeMond
(Keywords: Life, Wife, Ego, Racing, Self, Years)

I was this guy who'd been racing around down there, on that field in 1999, running straight over people, scoring tries, winning games, having fun. And I ended up so sick I couldn't even run past a little baby.
- Jonah Lomu
(Keywords: People, Winning, Baby, Fun, Games, Past, Racing, Running)

As the time goes by, you change, your learn new things, your attitude is different. For the moment, I'm still enjoying ski racing so much that it would be difficult for me to think about ending my career.
- Hermann Maier
(Keywords: Time, Change, Attitude, Career, Ending, Racing, Ski)

Ski racing, especially downhill, is a dangerous activity and there are many accidents. It would be really too bad to lose everything because of a crash.
- Hermann Maier
(Keywords: Accidents, Racing, Ski)

I feel that after all those horrible reviews and jokes, I wasn't crazy all these years to stand up for the music I believe in. This album has proven that somewhere in the human race, the human heart is still racing and breaking and I am so grateful.
- Barry Manilow
(Keywords: Music, Heart, Jokes, Race, Racing, Years)

Racing a thoroughbred grand prix car in front of a home crowd will be a surreal and mighty experience.
- Nigel Mansell
(Keywords: Car, Experience, Home, Racing, Will)

Fitness will be a major factor in the first race and I think that will play into the hands of drivers who have been racing recently, rather than people like me who haven't raced properly for a decade. I'am not one of the favourites to start with.
- Nigel Mansell
(Keywords: Fitness, People, First, Play, Race, Racing, Will)

Alan Ginsberg was fabulous. The man is so filled with energy. He's 65 years old and he's just loaded with energy and charm and wit and his mind is constantly racing.
- Ray Manzarek
(Keywords: Charm, Energy, Man, Mind, Old, Racing, Wit, Years)

I think computing power is ready to do 3D justice. It was great for shooters and racing games in the past, but I didn't think it was right for strategy games.
- Sid Meier
(Keywords: Power, Strategy, Games, Justice, Past, Racing, Right)

But so far, you know who's been violating the nuclear nonproliferation pact day and night? Those who signed it. Iran, Iraq, Libya and Iran violates it while calling for Israel's destruction and racing to develop atomic weapons to that end.
- Benjamin Netanyahu
(Keywords: Day, Destruction, End, Iraq, Israel, Night, Racing, Weapons)

Through F1, I bought my own boat. I learned to fly my own plane and helicopter. And my job with my company is a reflection of everything motor racing taught me.
- Nelson Piquet
(Keywords: Company, Job, Racing, Reflection)

Do you have any ambitions outside racing? My main ambition at the moment, whether inside or outside racing, is to become Formula 1 World Champion.
- Kimi Raikkonen
(Keywords: Ambition, Formula, Racing, World)

My biggest weakness as a endurance athlete has been in not drinking enough water after training, thereby racing sometimes while dehydrated.
- Bill Rodgers
(Keywords: Drinking, Endurance, Racing, Training, Water, Weakness)

Going to car racing school was phenomenal.
- Michelle Rodriguez
(Keywords: Car, Racing, School)

You can easily die racing to cover a bank robbery as you can in a war zone.
- Jessica Savitch
(Keywords: War, Racing, Zone)

We have the best driver in the world in drifting and best guy in rally racing and stuff like that. So obviously there's a lot of stuff that I didn't do, but there's a lot of really incredible things that I don't think we've ever seen an actor do.
- Sean William Scott
(Keywords: Actor, Racing, World)

I thought: This is not racing, it's a suicide mission.
- Barry Sheene
(Keywords: Mission, Racing, Suicide)

The potential elite runner must realize that hard means hard, easy means easy and they must patiently seek out what combinations work for them. They have to learn to be persistent and patient with their training and racing.
- Frank Shorter
(Keywords: Work, Potential, Racing, Training)

Experience has taught me how important it is to just keep going, focusing on running fast and relaxed. Eventually it passes and the flow returns. It's part of racing.
- Frank Shorter
(Keywords: Experience, Racing, Running)

The profession of book writing makes horse racing seem like a solid, stable business.
- John Steinbeck
(Keywords: Business, Profession, Racing, Writing)

We have had more sales for this year's grand prix than any other, and we have been helped in that by the fact that Jenson had 10 podiums last season and looks like a winner. It is good for British motor racing if he is there and doing well.
- Jackie Stewart
(Keywords: Fact, Racing, Sales)

I know that a good many champions have entertained the thought that the more they discourage youngsters, the longer they would reign. However, this theory never impressed me, and I always made it a point to give youths the benefit of my experience in bicycle racing.
- Major Taylor
(Keywords: Experience, Thought, Racing, Theory)

I will drive flat out all the time. I love racing.
- Gilles Villeneuve
(Keywords: Love, Time, Racing, Will)

If someone said to me that you can have three wishes, my first would have been to get into racing, my second to be in Formula 1, my third to drive for Ferrari.
- Gilles Villeneuve
(Keywords: First, Formula, Racing, Wishes)

I don't sleep much. I'm on the go. My mind is racing. My wife says my mind is like the rolling dials on a slot machine. So, yeah, I think about everything.
- Bill Walton
(Keywords: Wife, Machine, Mind, Racing, Sleep)









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