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In 1980 I finished three or four times in seventh place. ...
by Alain Prost

In 1980 I finished three or four times in seventh place.
- Alain Prost

So in fact the only thing you can judge in this sport its the longterm.
You can judge a career or a season, but not one race.
- Alain Prost

One of my biggest problems this season was with the
clutch at the start of the race.
I hate to risk the car.
- Alain Prost

It's like when people talk about driving F1 cars in the rain.
I have absolutely no problem with it.
- Alain Prost

 

I like the mentality of the Americans.
It's like when you talk about money.
- Alain Prost

I have had some problems because the French don't like people to have success,
they don't like the number one.
- Alain Prost

People don't understand that it was maybe my biggest
pleasure to drive an F1 car when it's wet.
- Alain Prost

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I remember in the first part of the race I was sixth
and I could have gone quicker,
but I had to go slow.
It was one of the most difficult things I have ever done.
- Alain Prost

I have no problem with the people who work hard to get success.
But I think people are very jealous about success.
I work very hard and they don't appreciate that.
- Alain Prost

When you win a race like this the feeling is very,
very good.
- Alain Prost

You were not in control You had no visibility:
maybe there was a car in front of you,
maybe not.
- Alain Prost

I think maybe the English don't want to try something and look stupid,
because they are a bit reserved.
- Alain Prost

I have always had this mentality because I hated to
break anything on the car.
- Alain Prost

That is an important part of my success.
Another big part of my success is that I hated not to finish a race.
- Alain Prost

It's not too good to have this attitude in F1.
It could be a disadvantage.
- Alain Prost

I was very interested in that.
It is very important to have confidence as well as to build up experience.
- Alain Prost

A German team could be quite good.
But maybe they are a little bit too convinced that they are the best.
- Alain Prost

Maybe I am not French, maybe I am from nowhere.
- Alain Prost

Some Italians are geniuses, but you have to find a balance.
- Alain Prost

The people who criticise you will not be the ones taking
care of your legs when you are in your wheelchair.
People who never drove a car in these conditions,
they just don't know.
- Alain Prost

I don't like to go over curbs, because I don't want to be hard on the car.
- Alain Prost

Without going to what I think is my limit.
I always say that my ideal is to get pole with the minimum effort,
and to win the race at the slowest speed possible.
- Alain Prost

I'm brave to say that I won't take this sort of risk.
- Alain Prost

You can't always have the best team.
It's always a compromise.
- Alain Prost

It's always better to speak the language of the team.
Not only for the direct contact with everyone -
sometimes it also helps you to understand the mentality
of the people in the team a bit better.
- Alain Prost

You want to have fun but you also want to work well.
Sometimes I was quite happy at Ferrari,
because we would have fun, but then they could not
stop having fun and go back to the real work.
- Alain Prost

I always work the same way, starting from the beginning of the weekend,
so I know at the beginning of the race,
from all that I have analysed during the practice,
whether I will win the race or not.
- Alain Prost

Sometimes I think I could have got some better results
if I had a different mentality;
if I could have pushed hard and attacked.
But then I would have had a good chance of making a mistake.
- Alain Prost

When I test I never go right to the limit.
Only because when you are below the limit you can go
at the same speed all day,
and that's the only way you can be absolutely sure
about what you are testing.
- Alain Prost

According to the official version of history,
CIA aid to the Mujahadeen began during 1980,
that is to say, after the Soviet army invaded Afghanistan,
24 Dec 1979.
- Zbigniew Brzezinski

In 1980, a nation in need of change selected Ronald
Reagan to restore the shine to a tarnished America.
- William L. Jenkins

After 1980, you never heard reference to space again.
Surface, the most convincing evidence of the descent into materialism,
became the focus of design.
Space disappeared.
- Arthur Erickson

In 1980, I moved to Chicago, and I recorded demo tapes for my friends' bands,
and in 1981, the first Big Black record -
the first thing I did that was an actual record.
- Steve Albini

From the fall of October, 1980 to March,
1984 I never lost a competition.
- Scott Hamilton

Before 1980, it was basically illegal for U.S.
banks to invent new products.
- Scott Cook

The 1990's sure aren't like the 1980's.
- Donald Trump

The Fed has the ability to put money out,
it's got the ability to take money back in,
and if they don't do that, we will have hyperinflation
worse than we had in 1980 and 1981.
- Chuck Grassley

You want to do mankind a real service?
Tell funnier jokes.
- the Woody Allen movie Stardust Memories (1980)

While the 1980 book was being serialized in the Sunday Times,
Charles attacked it through the Observer.
- Anthony Holden

And then I was lucky enough to get the opportunity to go to China in 1980,
which was quite early.
- John Pomfret

I moved to Chicago in 1980 to go to college.
- Steve Albini

I have been going to Italy since 1980,
but I always went to do work.
I did not live overseas, because I do not like running
around with everything I own in a paper bag.
- Bill Dixon

After graduating in the summer of 1980,
I knew I wanted my life to count.
- Donna Rice

Around 1980, I went back to painting with a vengeance.
- Martin Mull

I always say that my favorite game was Original Adventure,
published by both Microsoft and Apple Computer back in 1980.
- Roberta Williams

The number of kids affected by obesity has tripled since 1980,
and this can be traced in large part to lack of exercise and a healthy diet.
- Virginia Foxx

I won the Wimbledon mixed doubles title in 1980.
- Tracy Austin

At the time, 1980, people regarded actresses involved
with production with a certain amount of fear,
resentment and anger.
- Jacqueline Bisset

If pushed, though, I'd say that the next stage will
be reached when it it's no longer true that about 75%
of the best games were written in 1980's on the way to that.
- Graham Nelson

I was in Woody Allen's Stardust Memories in 1980.
It was only a bit part and I didn't get to speak but
I felt that I was in a real movie and heading where
I had always wanted to be.
- Sharon Stone

I was signed when I was 19 years old,
in 1980.
I went to Germany and France.
Seeing the world at that time was just an awesome experience for a teenager.
- Kurtis Blow

By 1980, when I came out of prison, The Sun did a campaign
to stop putting vice girls in prison.
We've talked about it ever since and nothing has been done about it.
- Cynthia Payne

I've appeared on a weekly syndicated television show since 1980.
- Julian Bond

When you see the films of certain young directors,
you get the impression that film history begins for them around 1980.
- Jacques Rivette

From 1980 to 1990, I shot more films than any other
actor in the Screen Actors Guild,
apart from Gene Hackman.
- Steve Guttenberg

That work led to the emergence of the recombinant DNA
technology thereby providing a major tool for analyzing
mammalian gene structure and function and formed the
basis for me receiving the 1980 Nobel Prize in Chemistry.
- Paul Berg

Since 1980, we've used reconciliation 22 times,
and out of those times, Republicans used it 16 times.
So, earth to my Republican friends, you can have your
option but you cannot change these facts.
They're in the Congressional Record.
- Barbara Boxer

PENTHOUSE didn't seem to concentrate as much on the girls' faces,
and I really wanted to see the girls' faces.
It seems like through the 1980's, they almost went
out of their way to obscure the girls' faces.
- Chester Brown

I enjoyed the Hee Haw people, but from 1980 on I didn't
enjoy it and thought about leavin',
and thought, hell, it's an easy job and pays wonderful.
I kinda just prostituted myself for their money.
- Buck Owens

They were the largest semiconductor maker in the world up until about 1980.
I'm not sure that that can be re-gained again,
but their progress in the last few years has been very impressive.
- Jack Kilby

I pitched my last children's show presentation in the mid 1980's.
The era of locally produced children's shows was over
and the networks were not and are not interested in children's television.
- William Jackson

But even before that, in 1980 I went so far as to write
a book about what had happened.
And I wrote all about the bank robbery,
I went ahead and printed it even though I had no use immunity for it.
- Patty Hearst

Lying at the root of the social agreements of 1980 are the courage,
sense of responsibility, and the solidarity of the working people.
Both sides have then recognized that an accord must
be reached if bloodshed is to be prevented.
- Lech Walesa

It was, however, in the interest of Osama bin Laden
for us to destroy a secular Arab leader;
it was very much in the interest of the Iranians because
they wanted revenge against Saddam Hussein for Iraq's invasion in 1980.
- William Odom

When I am working on a problem,
I never think about beauty,
but when I have finished,
if the solution is not beautiful,
I know it is wrong.
- R. Buckminster Fuller

Here is a test to find whether your mission on earth is finished:
If you're alive, it isn't.
- Richard Bach

A poem is never finished, only abandoned.
- Paul Valery

A man is incomplete until he is married.
After that, he is finished.
- Zsa Zsa Gabor

A painting that is well composed is half finished.
- Pierre Bonnard

Religion is essentially the art and the theory of the remaking of man.
Man is not a finished creation.
- Edmund Burke

Every other artist begins with a blank canvas,
a piece of paper the photographer begins with the finished product.
- Edward Steichen


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