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Evel Knievel Quotes and Sayings

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I think these shows with the young kids doing these jumps,
doing these fantastic back flips, I think they're absolutely great.
They did what I never did.
- Evel Knievel

I know guys in my hometown that drive by feel and sound.
- Evel Knievel

But you come to a point in your life when you can't
pull the trigger anymore.
- Evel Knievel

I love the feeling of the fresh air on my face and
the wind blowing through my hair.
- Evel Knievel

 

I know that I'm very lucky to be alive.
For 35 or 40 years I've spilt my blood and broke my
bones and spent years in hospitals.
- Evel Knievel

My wife and I, we like to ride where there's not much traffic.
- Evel Knievel

When I hit that pavement at 70 or 80 mph those suits just ripped.
- Evel Knievel

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Harley-Davidson is the finest company in the world.
- Evel Knievel

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

I did everything by the seat of my pants.
That's why I got hurt so much.
- Evel Knievel

I am a lucky, lucky person.
- Evel Knievel

I thought I was bulletproof or Superman there for a while.
I thought I'd never run out of nerve.
Never.
- Evel Knievel

I guess I thought I was Elvis Presley but I'll tell ya something.
All Elvis did was stand on a stage and play a guitar.
He never fell off on that pavement at no 80 mph.
- Evel Knievel

You come to a point in your life when you really don't
care what people think about you,
you just care what you think about yourself.
- Evel Knievel

I think I coulda landed on a dime.
I really do.
- Evel Knievel

I recently have had a full hip replacement and a liver transplant,
and I'm getting used to the medication.
- Evel Knievel

If you look at the Bible almost everything that was predicted,
maybe everything, has come to pass.
- Evel Knievel

I've been in a treatment center for drinkin'.
I stayed for two days, then escaped.
- Evel Knievel

The Harley's got a little too much torque when it comes to jumping.
- Evel Knievel

My own judgment of how the world is gonna end is that
there will be a country led by a madman that will build
a nuclear bomb with so much force,
so much power, that it will be dropped somewhere on
the face of this earth and that the earth will lose its place.
- Evel Knievel

Riding a motorcycle on today's highways,
you have to ride in a very defensive manner.
You have to be a good rider and you have to have both
hands and both feet on the controls at all times.
- Evel Knievel

I really think we should pass a law in every state,
I don't care whether it takes the independence away
from an old person or not.
You shouldn't be driving a car if you're over the age of 80.
Maybe even less than that.
- Evel Knievel

Unless we do things in this country to slow down our population,
slow down our birth control, provide better water for people,
provide power for people, we're gonna find out that
the next wars are not going to be fought over diamonds,
gold and political things.
- Evel Knievel

I think through education, belief in God,
and good engineering, our children become a lot better
at what they're doing than we did,
and that starts with the very first sign of life on the face of this earth.
- Evel Knievel

This is a year and a few months after the transplant.
Before I had it my doctors told me that it would be
the biggest thing that I ever had to face and believe me,
when they take your liver out of ya and put another
one in it's like replacing a football in your stomach.
- Evel Knievel

There are a lot of myths about my injuries.
They say I have broken every bone in my body.
Not true.
But I have broken 35 bones.
I had surgery 14 times to pin and plate.
I shattered my pelvis.
I forget all of the things that have broke.
- Evel Knievel

In the old days they, the promoters,
wanted more and more from me.
They wanted me to jump or spill my blood and break my bones.
Every time they wanted me to jump further,
and further, and further.
Hell, they thought my bike had wings.
- Evel Knievel

I foresee the Chinese ruling the world.
What are you going to do to stop it? No president of
the United States will ever have enough power to stop
the Chinese when they want to take over the world.
- Evel Knievel

What we think, we become.
All that we are arises with our thoughts.
With our thoughts, we make the world.
- The Buddha PHOTO

To know yet to think that one does not know is best;
Not to know yet to think that one knows
will lead to difficulty.
- Lao Tzu PHOTO

Life is as easy or as hard as you think it is.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie PHOTO

Think big thoughts but relish small pleasures.
- H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

Truth is not defined by
how many people believe something.
Ask. Question. Think.
Decide - for yourself.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Tolerance is the first principle of community;
it is the spirit which conserves
the best that all men think.
- Helen Keller

It isn't what you have, or who you are, or where you are,
or what you are doing that makes you happy or unhappy.
It is what you think about.
- Dale Carnegie

People should think things out fresh
and not just accept conventional terms
and the conventional way of doing things.
- R. Buckminster Fuller

Every thought we think is creating our future.
- Louise L. Hay

If I feel depressed I will sing.
If I feel sad I will laugh.
If I feel ill I will double my labor.
If I feel fear I will plunge ahead.
If I feel inferior I will wear new garments.
If I feel uncertain I will raise my voice.
If I feel poverty I will think of wealth to come.
If I feel incompetent I will think of past success.
If I feel insignificant I will remember my goals.
Today I will be the master of my emotions.
- Og Mandino

I don't think of all the misery
but of the beauty that still remains.
- Anne Frank

Men and women are not prisoners of fate,
but only prisoners of their own minds.
- Franklin D. Roosevelt

When you keep getting the wrong answers,
try asking better questions.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The greatest harm can result from the best intentions.
- Terry Goodkind

The most important thing about Spaceship Earth -
an instruction book didn't come with it.
- R. Buckminster Fuller

The most important things in life
are seldom the most obvious.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The eyes are not responsible when the mind does the seeing.
- Publilius Syrus

The problem with making assumptions
is that we believe they are the truth
- don Miguel Ruiz

The most incomprehensible thing about the world
is that it is comprehensible.
- Albert Einstein

If a million people say a foolish thing,
it is still a foolish thing.
- Anatole France

The important thing is not to stop questioning.
Curiosity has its own reason for existing.
- Albert Einstein

If a problem cannot be solved, enlarge it.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

The simplest questions are the most profound.
Where were you born?
Where is your home?
Where are you going?
What are you doing?
Think about these once in a while
and watch your answers change.
- Richard Bach

Excellence is the result of
caring more than others think wise,
risking more than other's think safe,
dreaming more than others think practical,
and expecting more than others think possible.
- Anonymous

People hardly ever make use of the freedom which they have,
for example, freedom of thought;
instead they demand freedom of speech as a compensation.
- Soren Kierkegaard

We should not pretend to understand the world
only by the intellect.
The judgment of the intellect
is only part of the truth.
- Carl Jung

The great enemy of the truth is very often not the lie,
deliberate, contrived and dishonest,
but the myth, persistent, persuasive and unrealistic.
- John F. Kennedy

To kill an error is as good a service as,
and sometimes even better than,
the establishing of a new truth or fact.
- Charles Darwin

Character is higher than intellect.
A great soul will be strong to live as well as think.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Know that life is as easy or as hard as you think it is.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

You become what you think about.
- Earl Nightingale

Think of all the beauty still left around you and be happy.
- Anne Frank

We must dare to think "unthinkable" thoughts.
- J. W. Fulbright

Wonder what opportunities you pass, unwittingly,
because your hands are so busy clasping
what you think you have always known.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

The most pathetic person in the world
is someone who has sight, but has no vision.
- Helen Keller

You are braver than you believe,
stronger than you seem,
and smarter than you think.
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

You know that place between sleeping and awake,
that place where you can still remember dreaming?
That's where I'll always think of you.
- James M. Barrie

I think wholeness is God's design for us;
and that often amounts to embracing contradictions.
- Bono

You can choose to be peaceful right here and now ...
it has nothing to do with what other people do or think.
- Gerald Jampolsky

When you are reluctant to change,
think of the beauty of autumn.
- V. B. Brown

To change who you are,
change who you think you are.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Take time to laugh.
It is the music of the soul.
Take time to think.
It is the source of power.
Take time to play.
It is the source of perpetual youth.
Take time to read.
It is the fountain of wisdom.
Take time to pray.
It is the greatest power on Earth.
Take time to love and be loved.
It is a God-given privilege.
Take time to be friendly.
It is the road to happiness.
Take time to give.
It is too short a day to be selfish.
Take time to work.
It is the price of success.
- Anonymous

When you think you're out of time,
smile, and turn back the clock.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie


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