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32 Inspiring Mario Andretti Quotes (RACING)

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“Desire is the key to motivation, but it is determination and commitment to an unrelenting pursuit of your goal – a commitment to excellence – that will enable you to attain the success you seek.”

Mario Andretti
If everything seems under control, you're just not going fast enough.
If everything seems under control, you’re just not going fast enough.
If you're so afraid of failure, you will never succeed. You have to take chances.
If you’re so afraid of failure, you will never succeed. You have to take chances.
If you wait, all that happens is that you get older.
If you wait, all that happens is that you get older.
Whenever you’re aggressive, you’re at the edge of mistakes.
Whenever you’re aggressive, you’re at the edge of mistakes.

“Circumstances may cause interruptions and delays, but never lose sight of your goal. Prepare yourself in every way you can by increasing your knowledge and adding to your experience, so that you can make the most of opportunity when it occurs.”

Mario Andretti
If you don't come walking back to the pits every once in a while holding a steering wheel in your hands, you're not trying hard enough.
If you don’t come walking back to the pits every once in a while holding a steering wheel in your hands, you’re not trying hard enough.
It is amazing how many drivers, even at the Formula One Level, think that the brakes are for slowing the car down.
It is amazing how many drivers, even at the Formula One Level, think that the brakes are for slowing the car down.
I count my blessings every day, quite honestly, because I take nothing for granted.
I count my blessings every day, quite honestly, because I take nothing for granted.
A racing car is an animal with a thousand adjustments.
A racing car is an animal with a thousand adjustments.

14 Inspirational Mario Andretti Quotes About Life

“Do it no matter what. If you believe in it, it is something very honorable. If somebody around you or your family does not understand it, then that’s their problem. But if you do have a passion, an honest passion, just do it.”

Mario Andretti
Love what you do. Believe in your instincts. And you'd better be able to pick yourself up and brush yourself off every day.
Love what you do. Believe in your instincts. And you’d better be able to pick yourself up and brush yourself off every day.
A goal isn’t something you just arrive at and stop. You have to stay curious and hungry and foolish…
A goal isn’t something you just arrive at and stop. You have to stay curious and hungry and foolish…
Circumstances may cause interruptions and delays, but never lose sight of your goal.
Circumstances may cause interruptions and delays, but never lose sight of your goal.
I've always said, 'I didn't have a Plan B in life.' I was in pursuit of my dream from the very beginning. It's all about desire and passion. At all costs.
I’ve always said, ‘I didn’t have a Plan B in life.’ I was in pursuit of my dream from the very beginning. It’s all about desire and passion. At all costs.
Failure is success if we learn from it.
Failure is success if we learn from it.
What I learned is that in business you must make decisions based on facts, not react with your heart.
What I learned is that in business you must make decisions based on facts, not react with your heart.
Desire is the key to motivation.
Desire is the key to motivation.
I don't have any feeling of accomplishment about anything unless there's a lot of risk to it.
I don’t have any feeling of accomplishment about anything unless there’s a lot of risk to it.
I wanted to have a career that would last a hundred years if possible.
I wanted to have a career that would last a hundred years if possible.
You do the best you can with what's thrown at you, then you try again.
You do the best you can with what’s thrown at you, then you try again.
I think it’s counterproductive in many ways to pretend to know things you don’t. You surround yourself with people who are the real experts.
I think it’s counterproductive in many ways to pretend to know things you don’t. You surround yourself with people who are the real experts.
I wish we could be 100% shielded from danger, but nothing is in life.
I wish we could be 100% shielded from danger, but nothing is in life.
I lived the true American dream, because I was able to pursue what I set as my goals at a very young age.
I lived the true American dream, because I was able to pursue what I set as my goals at a very young age.

8 Wise Mario Andretti Quotes on Racing

“The first time I fired up a car, felt the engine shudder and the wheel come to life in my hands, I was hooked. It was a feeling I can’t describe. I still get it every time I get into a race car.”

Mario Andretti
You're safer in the race car than you are in cars going to and from the track.
You’re safer in the race car than you are in cars going to and from the track.
Motor racing is like one big family, ultimately, and when you come back to it, that's really what it feels like.
Motor racing is like one big family, ultimately, and when you come back to it, that’s really what it feels like.
Anybody who can drive and doesn't come out of it a rich man is a fool.
Anybody who can drive and doesn’t come out of it a rich man is a fool.
I don't remember as a kid wanting to do or be anything else but drive something, be a race driver.
I don’t remember as a kid wanting to do or be anything else but drive something, be a race driver.
Speed is relative. You have to live it. You can't just jump into it. You have to live it all the time.
Speed is relative. You have to live it. You can’t just jump into it. You have to live it all the time.
Nobody is born with a steering wheel or a gear shift in his hand. It's something you choose to do or you don't.
Nobody is born with a steering wheel or a gear shift in his hand. It’s something you choose to do or you don’t.
Unfortunately, we don't educate drivers enough to be respectful on the road.
Unfortunately, we don’t educate drivers enough to be respectful on the road.

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