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Mario Andretti Quotes


An American racing driver, arguably the most successful US citizen in auto racing.
(1940 - )

Circumstances may cause interruptions and delays, but never lose sight of your goal.
[Goals]
 

Desire is the key to motivation, but it's determination and commitment to an unrelenting pursuit of your goal - a commitment to excellence - that will enable you to attain the success you seek.
[Enable]
 

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.
[Action]
 

Everything comes to those who wait... except a cat.
[Patience]
 

If everything seems under control, you're just not going fast enough.
 

If you wait, all that happens is that you get older.
[Procrastination]
 

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.
 

When you are losing it can seem like there is a black cloud following you around, but like they say there is a silver lining in every cloud.
 

You feel for guys you know deserve it, that you know have the ability but will be considered less of a champion if they don't get it done. That's why the guy that wins it does somersaults.