quote by Valentino Rossi

The most important thing is to have a good relationship with the bike... you have to understand what she wants. I think of a motorcycle as a woman, and I know that sounds silly, but it's true.

— Valentino Rossi

Courageous Motorcycle quotations

The man hunched over his motorcycle can focus only on the present.

.. he is caught in a fragment of time cut off from both the past and the future... he has no fear, because the source of fear is in the future, and a person freed of the future has nothing to fear.

Life should not be a journey to the grave with the intention of arriving safely in a pretty and well preserved body, but rather to skid in broadside in a cloud of smoke, thoroughly used up, totally worn out, and loudly proclaiming "Wow! What a Ride!

If you want to live a happy life, don’t teach your wife how to drive a car or a motorcycle.

Joining a band of brothers together, a group with one common interest or mission, whether as a company, a team, or a motorcycle club, requires not only a commitment to loyalty but an understanding of self-preservati on as well.

You live more in five minutes on a bike like this going flat out than some people live in a lifetime.

Male menopause is a lot more fun than female menopause.

With female menopause you gain weight and get hot flashes. Male menopause ? you get to date young girls and drive motorcycles.

Try to remember the reason you started riding a motorcycle in the first place.

For me, it was a couple of things but mostly rebellion.

A mother is neither cocky, nor proud, because she knows the school principal may call at any minute to report that her child had just driven a motorcycle through the gymnasium.

A mother is neither cocky, nor proud, because she knows the school principal may call at any minute to report that her child had just driven a motorcycle through the gymnasium.

I'm a big bike fan - my homies got Harleys and all kind of choppers - but to be honest I'm scared to ride motorcycles like that.

When you live in the shadow of insanity, the appearance of another mind that thinks and talks as yours does is something close to a blessed event.

Only a biker knows why a dog sticks his head out of a car window.

I just went off for two months traveling around Europe on a motorcycle and pretty much turned my phone off. I did 5,000 miles with my dad. We went through Holland, Germany, Austria, Slovenia, Croatia, Bosnia, Montenegro, Italy... and then I did Spain and France by myself.

Oh I've done bungee jumping. Skydiving, I have motorcycles that I ride. I'm a little bit of an adrenaline junkie in that way.

Life should not be a journey to the grave with the intention of arriving safely in a pretty and well-preserved body.

There's the difference between hardcore motorcycle riders and people who own motorcycles. Some people ride'em and some people trailer'em.

If you don't ride in the rain, you don't ride.

The connection to place, to the land, the wind, the sun, stars, the moon it sounds romantic, but it's true - the visceral experience of motion, of moving through time on some amazing machine - a few cars touch on it, but not too many compared to motorcycles. I always felt that any motorcycle journey was special.

The test of the machine is the satisfaction it gives you.

There isn't any other test. If the machine produces tranquility it's right. If it disturbs you it's wrong until either the machine or your mind is changed.

If a revolution destroys a systematic government, but the systematic patterns of thought that produced that government are left intact, then those patterns will repeat themselves in the succeeding government.

Faster, Faster, until the thrill of speed overcomes the fear of death.

I'm just a careful person around wheels and stuff like that.

I try to be as cautious as I can, cause I lost friends to motorcycle accidents and car accidents. So I don't ever play around anything like that.

I have designs I like applied to my helmet, motorcycle, riding suits, gloves,and boots. I have a designer friend of mine put the designs on them for me. I think a livery on the helmet is significant in expressing a rider's personality.

I admit to wasting my life messing around with fast cars and motorcycles.

I bought a little hideaway up north, so I'll ship my motorcycle up there.

It's much less dangerous than West Hollywood.

A motorcycle is an independent thing.

Other people can talk about how to expand the destiny of mankind.

I just want to talk about how to fix a motorcycle. I think that what I have to say has more lasting value.

Never travel faster than your guardian angel can fly.

My favorite piece of technical writing: Assembly of Japanese bicycle require great peace of mind.

We had a death pact, and I have to keep my half of the bargain.

Please bury me next to my baby in my leather jacket, jeans and motorcycle boots. Goodbye.

Any effort that has self-glorification as its final endpoint is bound to end in disaster.

You look at where you're going and where you are and it never makes sense, but then you look back at where you've been and a pattern seems to emerge.

If you wait, all that happens is that you get older.

Calling upon my years of experience, I froze at the controls.

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