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Rossi Quotes

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I'm Valentino Rossi.
And I want to be a person, not an icon.
- Valentino Rossi

I would have probably stolen cars - it would have given
me the same adrenaline rush as racing.
- Valentino Rossi

Once the races begin it's more difficult and there
is never that much time for testing.
- Valentino Rossi

You live with the fear people might find out.
Then you actually have the courage to tell people and they go,
I don't think you are gay.
It's enough to drive you crazy.
- Portia de Rossi

 

I want to exude strength and intelligence.
- Portia de Rossi

I was very sexual from a very young age.
- Portia de Rossi

I don't even like watching sex scenes in movies.
I have a slight prudish side to me.
- Portia de Rossi

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I knew that I was gay, I knew it.
I just couldn't see myself as a gay woman,
even though that's where my heart was.
- Portia de Rossi

I ran into Ellen at a photo shoot.
She took my breath away.
That had never happened to me in my life.
- Portia de Rossi

Rossi was the first to describe another system working with valves in parallel;
it has the advantage that it can easily be extended
to coincidences between more than two events,
and is therefore predominantly used today.
- Walther Bothe

It's a big, big advantage because understanding what
changes we might make takes time and it takes time
to work out settings and to understand everything about the new machine.
- Valentino Rossi

I always enjoyed myself a lot in pre-school.
- Valentino Rossi

But I could also start F1 or rallying.
I love rallying much more.
- Valentino Rossi

It sounds so trite, but my private life is mine.
- Portia de Rossi

I love being able to wear dresses and clothes that
make me feel feminine and beautiful,
and I love the fact that I don't have to all the time;
I can wear a tank and jeans.
- Portia de Rossi

I don't like being famous - it is like a prison.
And driving for Ferrari would make it far worse.
- Valentino Rossi

I had a hell of a time convincing people I was gay -
which was so annoying!
- Portia de Rossi

I have to be asked, I guess, but I love the idea of marriage.
I think it's beautiful.
I'm such a romantic, and I always have been.
- Portia de Rossi

I want young people to see me and think you can be
feminine and smart and successful,
all at the same time.
- Portia de Rossi

If I was 14 and knew some gay people,
I wouldn't nearly have had the struggle I had.
Our world is definitely changing.
- Portia de Rossi

In high school I had sex with girls quite a few times.
They were straight women who I convinced to jump in the sack with me.
- Portia de Rossi

People might find me attractive, but it's also my job
to prove that I can be intelligent.
- Portia de Rossi

Riding a race bike is an art - a thing that you do
because you feel something inside.
- Valentino Rossi

I justified it in so many ways.
I had a very, very long and difficult struggle with my sexuality.
- Portia de Rossi

The work that we do during the winter is very important;
we have a new bike and it's important to develop it during this time,
and we start with this test.
- Valentino Rossi

Demands for equality for women are threats to men's
self-esteem and sense of sexual turf.
- Alice S. Rossi

I try to be feminine, yet intellectual and smart at the same time.
You don't see enough of that.
- Portia de Rossi

An inborn tendency toward science turning it into a lifelong commitment.
- Bruno Rossi

When I was anorexic it just seemed like I literally wanted to disappear.
And now I would like to reappear.
- Portia de Rossi

It is a big problem and so I don't know for sure if
I say yes or no to Ferrari.
- Valentino Rossi

I really never stopped thinking about Ellen,
because I just haven't felt that kind of energy with anyone in my life.
- Portia de Rossi

Everyone is their own kind of lesbian.
To think there's a certain way to dress or present
yourself in the world is just one more stereotype we have to fit into.
- Portia de Rossi

We must be able to inspire.
That's my goal in acting.
- Portia de Rossi

The most important thing for me was to never,
ever, ever deny it.
But I didn't really have the courage to talk about it.
I was thinking, The people who need to know I'm gay know.
- Portia de Rossi

I race to win.
If I am on the bike or in a car it will always be the same.
- Valentino Rossi

I did a lot of fast talking as a youth;
I was pretty good at it.
I was never talked into it - I was always the one doing the talking.
- Portia de Rossi

In any case, whenever technical progress opened a new
window into the surrounding world,
I felt the urge to look through this window,
hoping to see something unexpected.
- Bruno Rossi

When I watched Ellen come out in '97,
my jaw was on the floor.
I thought, There are some people who break the doors down,
hold them open, and some people who walk right through.
- Portia de Rossi

Also, when I started racing he knew a lot of people
and it was more easy for me to find the first bike,
so I have a good chance for sure.
- Valentino Rossi

I have won on Honda and Yamaha so maybe it is interesting
to win with a third team,
Ducati, who are Italian.
- Valentino Rossi

Maybe if Graziano make another work or another sport
I wouldn't have had this passion to be a rider.
- Valentino Rossi

If I test the car for a year I can be quite competitive the next season.
- Valentino Rossi

I thought, I'm out in my life, that doesn't involve my public life.
- Portia de Rossi

When you have the paparazzi hiding in the bushes outside your home,
the only thing you can control is how you respond publicly.
- Portia de Rossi

Just look at all the awards shows now.
It has turned into a catwalk.
You have to be wearing a certain designer,
a certain dress, and everyone's critiquing.
- Portia de Rossi

I stumbled into acting and just loved it.
I deferred law school-and I'm still deferred.
- Portia de Rossi

I didn't choose the fact that I was gay,
but I did choose whether to live my life as a gay woman-that
was the terrifying thing for me.
Especially being a gay actress.
- Portia de Rossi

I'm living by example by continuing on with my career and having a full,
rich life, and I am incidentally gay.
- Portia de Rossi

My feelings for Ellen overrode all of my fear about being out as a lesbian.
I had to be with her, and I just figured I'd deal with the other stuff later.
- Portia de Rossi

To win the Championship in the first year will be hard.
We need time to become competitive and win races.
- Valentino Rossi

I married him for a green card.
We had a really great, caring relationship;
it just obviously wasn't right for me.
- Portia de Rossi

I've had so many interviews where the last question is,
Are you gay? I had to find very creative ways to say that I was gay,
but that I wasn't going to talk about it.
- Portia de Rossi

Supermodels are over, and the new picture girl has
become the television actress.
- Portia de Rossi

As for the level of spectacle of the two disciplines,
I leave it to the people who watch the races to comment.
- Valentino Rossi

How do Ferrari know what I'm doing next year when I
don't know what I'm doing next week?
- Valentino Rossi

My sexuality is a part of me that I really like.
But it's not the totality of me.
- Portia de Rossi

In my opinion we are at the limit now,
and 17 races is really too much.
With all the testing that we do now,
it means we're always on the bike and it's quite difficult.
- Valentino Rossi

If you've looked at all the glamour magazines lately,
all the covers are actresses.
If they are on those covers, they are going to try to emulate models.
That's just the way it is.
- Portia de Rossi

We have the 2004 M1 here for reference,
which is useful.
It worked well here last year; we won the race and
always did fast lap times so it will be interesting
to compare it to the new bike and it will help us to
understand which parts have improved.
- Valentino Rossi

I saw Ellen and my knees were weak.
It was amazing.
And it was very hard for me to get her out of my mind after that.
Then when I saw her that night, we started talking,
and that's that.
- Portia de Rossi

A feeling that was possibly generated by experiences
in my previous work on cosmic rays;
more likely it was inborn and was the reason why,
as a young man, I went into the field of cosmic rays.
- Bruno Rossi

Nothing is so threatening to conventional values as
a man who does not want to work or does not want to
work at a challenging job,
and most people are disturbed if a man in a well-
paying job indicates ambivalence or dislike toward it.
- Alice S. Rossi

In 2002 the Yamaha was at more or less the same level as the Honda,
better in some ways, worse in others.
But in the winter of last year between 2002 and 2003,
Honda made a big step forward and it seemed as if Yamaha
couldn't quite match that improvement.
- Valentino Rossi

The initial motivation of the experiment which led
to this discovery was a subconscious feeling for the
inexhaustible wealth of nature,
a wealth that goes far beyond the imagination of man.
- Bruno Rossi

When I was 15, I changed my name legally.
I think it was largely due to my struggle about being gay.
Everything just didn't fit, and I was trying to find
things I could identify myself with,
and it started with my name.
- Portia de Rossi

I should only have been as lucky as Valentino,
in the movies - I didn't have to be a gigolo.
In real life.
- Cesar Romero

I love to do glamorous things, like wear Valentino.
- Debra Messing

Valentino was apparently gay or bisexual.
And his two lesbian wives.
But without any question, he had sex with men.
From choice.
So he was one or the other.
- Cesar Romero

To generalize on women is dangerous.
To specialize on them is infinitely worse.
- Rudolph Valentino

I am begining to look more and more like my miserable imitators.
- Rudolph Valentino

Women are not in love with me but with the picture of me on the screen.
I am merely the canvas on which women paint their dreams.
- Rudolph Valentino


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