quote by Valentino Rossi

I try to have a different relationship with the bike. I don't give it a name, but I always speak with it. I don't know if the other riders do the same. This is not only a piece of metal - there is a soul. The bike talks back too. But not with a voice, with the components

— Valentino Rossi

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I feel 100% a Yamaha rider in my heart.

I had a long career and raced with several factory bikes, but the highlight of my career is undoubtedly with Yamaha.

No hour of life is wasted that is spent in the saddle.

The will is a beast of burden. If God mounts it, it wishes and goes as God wills; if Satan mounts it, it wishes and goes as Satan wills; Nor can it choose its rider... the riders contend for its possession.

I'm about to challenge for the Maryland Cup in the next couple of years, as an owner, a trainer, and a rider.

Arise, arise, Riders of Théoden! Fell deeds awake, fire and slaughter! spear shall be shaken, shield be splintered, a sword-day, a red day, ere the sun rises! Ride now, ride now! Ride to Gondor!

I want to talk about things that are quantifiable, not a bunch of metro riders and crowd sizes.

One-fourth of humanity must be eliminated from the social body.

We are in charge of God's selection process for planet Earth. He selects, we destroy. We are the riders of the pale horse, Death.

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

He with a graceful pride, While his rider every hand survey'd, Sprung loose, and flew into an escapade; Not moving forward, yet with every bound Pressing, and seeming still to quit his ground.

A horse will never tire of a rider who possesses both tact and sensitivity because he will never be pushed beyond his possibilities.

There is no secret so close as that between a rider and his horse.

There is no secret so close as that between a rider and his horse.

It's a lot like nuts and bolts - if the rider's nuts, the horse bolts!

You can kiss me if you like," she said.

Alex let go of her and turned away. "Thanks, Fiona," he said. "But frankly I'd prefer to kiss the horse.

Right before Mag Seven I did a movie called The Bull Rider.

I am in Ghost Rider but I'm not sure when it's coming out.

What happened?" he demanded. "I heard an explosion!" "Yeah.That was me. I set the boat alight." "What?" "I set fire to the boat." "But we're on the boat!" "I know.

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.

It takes more than going down to the video store and renting "Easy Rider" to be a rebel.

But talent—if you don't encourage it, if you don't train it, it dies.

It might run wild for a little while, but it will never mean anything. Like a wild horse. If you don't tame it and teach it to run on track, to pace itself and bear a rider, it doesn't matter how fast it is. It's useless.

Amtrak offers riders a cost-effective way to travel throughout the country.

The young bloods of the South: sons of planters, lawyers about towns, good billiard-players and sportsmen, men who never did any work and never will... They are splendid riders, first-rate shots and utterly reckless. These men must all be killed or employed by us before we can hope for peace.

I knew of like - I remember, for most of my life, I grew up, and "Knight Rider" was, you know - David Hasselhoff was a Dutch character in my world.

Free spirited free riders they're on their way but don't know where they're going.

I sit astride life like a bad rider on a horse.

I only owe it to the horse's good nature that I am not thrown off at this very moment.

The attraction of snowboarding is the freedom it gives you.

With a snowboard on your feet the sky is the limit. You can do anything and go anywhere. This is not just for pro riders. It is for everyone.

Get a bicycle. You will not regret it, if you live.

It was considered the most dangerous route in the Hills, but as my reputation as a rider and quick shot was well known, I was molested very little, for the toll gatherers looked on me as being a good fellow, and they knew that I never missed my mark.

A horse which stops dead just before a jump and thus propels its rider into a graceful arc provides a splendid excuse for general merriment.

Equestrian art is the perfect understanding and harmony between horse and rider.

I was awarded 'Most Aggressive Rider of the Day', generally given to the most spectacular loser of the day.

I stand in Minas Anor, the Tower of the Sun;

and behold! the Shadow has departed! I will be a Shieldmaiden no longer, nor vie with the great Riders, nor take joy only in the songs of slaying. I will be a healer, and love all things that grow and are not barren.

I mean, it's real hard to be free when you are bought and sold in the marketplace.

Anytime you are with a horse, no matter if you are a daily rider or one who just gets a chance to ride to the mailbox, you are interacting with your horse. It is all about the quality of the communication, not the quantity. Doing something right once in a while will far surpass anything done wrong more often.

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