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Inspirational Quotes From Enzo Ferrari

Ferrari is eminently quotable.

Enzo Ferrari was a branded man.  Has anyone thought of him in the last half century without thinking of the car he invented?  A Ferrari is elegance and speed, opulence and energy.  The man behind it was similarly kinetic, and he knows how to turn a phrase.  There’s a lot to be inspired by in the pithy words of Italian jillionaire Enzo Ferrari.

“If you can dream it, you can do it.”

“I have yet to meet anyone quite so stubborn as myself and animated by this overpowering passion that leaves no time for thought or anything else.  I have, in fact, no interest in life outside racing cars.”

“The fact is I don’t drive to get from A to B.  I enjoy feeling the car’s reactions, becoming part of it.”

“I have never gone on a real trip, never taken a holiday.  The best holiday for me is spent in my workshops when nearly everybody else is on vacation.”

“I build engines and attach wheels to them.”

“Aerodynamics are for people who can’t build engines.”

“There is no triumph or glory in the world that’s worth an inch of human skin.”

“Whenever I see an Alfa I always raise my hat.”

“I don’t sell cars; I sell engines.  The cars I throw in for free since something has to hold the engines in.”

“Second place is the first of the losers.”

“If you see what a competitor is doing and it is better than what you are doing, you have to surpass them to ensure your cars are better.”

“Everyone dreams of driving a Ferrari, it was my intent from the start.”