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Speed quotes are all about bringing the best version of you as an individual in speed itself.

In today's world time is all that matters to each one of us. Whether we are talking about quotes or motivational phrases, each one of us looks for the speed in work and, of course, efficacy also matters.

In this fast-moving world, each one of us is looking for those perfect speed quotes which can easily sum up our day or help us to find that one little missing part of ourselves that will help to brighten up our day, as speed quotes are all about a quick fresh up so that we can carry on with our work and life as well. Speed not only plays a major role in quotes but is also a concept which is seen in movies such as 'Speed' itself. We have listed speed quotes from this movie and many others.

These speed quotes are likely to get you through that adrenaline rush like the way these movies, the quotes are from, get you while you watch them and your life becomes full of speed where you are the one with control. With that, if you are also looking for more quotes, then check out 'Cars' quotes and [power quotes].

Famous Quotes About Speed And Its Importance

Here you will find quotes which are written by some of the famous personalities and how with their quotes/sayings, they are trying to give the world a better understanding of life. These are termed as speed quotes because speed quotes are all about being the quickest and providing reliable motivation for the day.

1. "If everything seems under control, you're not going fast enough."

-Mario Andrettis.

2. "Do not compete with others! Pick a high speed for yourself that suits high ideals and try to catch and surpass that speed!"

-Mehmet Murat Ildan.

3. "Life is like a ten speed bicycle. Most of us have gears we never use."

-Charles M. Schulz.

4.  "It's not magic! It's physics. The speed of the turn is what keeps you upright. It's like a spinning top."

-Deborah Bull.

5. "My mantra has always been to have zero regrets in life. Everything I do at one speed, I go all-out."

-Apolo Ohno.

6. "Life seems to speed up as we get older because life gets less memorable as we get older."

-Joshua Foer.

7. "Find your speed, maintain your velocity, keep it up, keep it consistent, and stay in the pocket."

-Sony Barger.

8. "I like to get out and get up the court, using my speed and aggressiveness towards the hoop."

-LeBron James.

9. "Bad news travels at the speed of light; good news travels like molasses."

-Tracy Morga.

 10. "Sometimes you've got to work a little, so you can ball a lot."

-Tom Haverford.

11. "If you're satisfied with everything you're are just going to stay at one level and the world will move ahead."

-Michael Jackson.

12. "Fix your eyes on perfection and you make almost everything speed towards it."

-William Ellery Channing.

13. "I am not a speed reader, I am a speed understander."

-Isaac Asimov.

14. "You can speed up your life if you want to- that's easy. Winding down is what's hard."

-Jennifer James.

15. "I'm going to focus on speed, doing little things like my turns and my starts - just speed."

-Ryan Lochte.

16. "A little more kindness, A little less speed, A little more giving, A little less greed, A little more smile, A little less frown, A little less kicking, A man while he's down, A little more We, A little less I, A little more laugh, A little less cry, A little more flowers, On the pathway of life, And fewer on graves, At the end of the strife."

-Mark Twain.

17. "Like stones rolling down hills, fair ideas reach their objectives despite all obstacles and barriers. It may be possible to speed or hinder them, but impossible to stop them."

-Jose Marti.

18. "If you want inner peace, find it in solitude, not speed, and if you would find yourself, look to the land from which you came and to which you go."

-Stewart Udall.

19. "You loved ferris wheels more than roller coasters because life shouldn’t be lived at full speed, but in anticipation and appreciation."  

-Amy Harmon.

20. "Speed is irrelevant if you are going in the wrong direction."

-Mahatma Gandhi.

21. "Speed is a great asset; but it's greater when it's combined with quickness and there's a big difference."

-Ty Cobb.

22. "The speed of communications is wondrous to behold. It is also true that speed can multiply the distribution of information that we know to be untrue."

-Edward R Murrow.

23. "The elevator to success is out of order. You'll have to use the stairs… one step at a time."

-Joe Girard.

24. "The sun himself is weak when he first rises, and gathers strength and courage as the day gets on."

-Charles Dickens.

25. "A lie has speed, but truth has endurance."

-Edgar J. Mohn.

26. "Don’t say you don’t have enough time. You have exactly the same number of hours per day that were given to Helen Keller, Pasteur, Michelangelo, Mother Teresa, Leonardo Da Vinci, Thomas Jefferson, and Albert Einstein."

-H. Jackson Brown Jr.

Speed Quotes And Fast Car Quotes From Movies

Speed quotes and driving with speed quotes you find in films are exciting.

Aren't we all cinephiles? With a little craze for movies, quotes from any movie can hit the right spot. Speed quotes are the fastest and easiest way to connect in day to day life. In this list, there will be 'need for speed' quotes which tell us the real meaning of need for speed i.e. to have everything under control, whether that be challenges in life or challenges in the movie, everything requires speed. Here are also some motivational quotes from different movies and Paul Walker speed quotes. So let's explore some of them.

27. "Maverick: 'I feel the need ...'

Goose: '... the need for speed!"

-Top Gun.

28. "Julia Bonet: Is there anything right-seaters are supposed to do?

Tobey Marshall: Be quiet."

-'Need For Speed'.

29. "Never judge a girl by her Gucci boots."

-Julia Bonet, 'Need For Speed'.

30. "I live my life a quarter-mile at a time. For those 10 seconds or less, I'm free."

-Dominic Toretto, 'Fast And Furious'.

31. "It don't matter if you win by an inch or a mile. Winning's winning."

-Dominic Toretto, 'Fast And Furious'.

32. "Dominic Toretto: I said a ten second car not a ten minute car!

Brian O'Conner: No Faith?

Dominic Toretto: Oh, I have faith in you but this isn't a junkyard, it's a garage!"

-'Fast And Furious'.

33. "Life moves pretty fast. If you don’t stop and look around once in a while, you could miss it."

-Ferris, 'Ferris Bueller’s Day Off'.

34. "Life’s simple. You make choices and you don’t look back."

-Han Lue, 'Fast And Furious'.

35. "You weren’t anyone’s friend."

-Dominic Toretto, 'Fast And Furious'.

36. "Get busy living, or get busy dying."

-Andy Dufresne, 'The Shawshank Redemption'.

37. "Shawn Boswell: You know this ain’t no 10-second race.

Dominic Toretto: I’ve got nothing but time."

-'The Fast And The Furious: Tokyo Drift".

38. "I’m one of those boys who appreciates a fine body regardless of the make."

-Dominic Toretto, 'Fast And Furious'.

39. "I live my life a quarter mile at a time."

-'The Fast and the Furious (2001)'.

40. "Running ain't freedom. You should know that."

-Dominic Toretto, 'The Fast and the Furious'.

41. "They say the open road helps you think about where you've been, where you're going."

-'The Fast and the Furious'.

42. "Nothing's sadder than locking a beast in a cage."

-'The Fast and the Furious'.

43. "The thing about street fights... The street always wins."

-'The Fast and the Furious'.

44. "The problem with putting your foot on a tiger's neck is you can never let it up."

-'The Fast and the Furious'.

46. "Would the owner of the car with license number 1AG 401 please remove it from the clamp parking garage, your car is old, and dirty.”

-Neil Ross.

47. "Catwoman: My mother warned me about getting into cars with strange men.

Batman: This isn't a car."

-'The Dark Knight Rises'.

48. "Hey, hey - I got an idea. Why don't you write a letter to the car? Dear car, I miss you so much."

-Vanessa, 'Corvette Summer'.

49. "It's not the car you drive. It's the driver who's driving the car that's doing the driving."

-Vin Serento, 'Superfast!'.

50. "Well, I always had a chauffer, because I have never driven a car in my life. I still can't drive."

-Bud Abbott.

51. "Men love women, but even more than that, men love cars."

-Lord Hesketh, 'Rush'.

52. "Tinted car windows are one of the first things a celebrity buys once they become a celebrity. They're an absolute must.”

-Whoopi Goldberg.

53. "It's not how you stand by your car, it's how you race your car.”

-Edwin, 'Fast And Furious'.

54. "It ain’t how hard you can hit. It’s how hard you can get hit and keep moving forward. It’s how much you can take, and keep moving forward. That’s how winning is done."

-Rocky, 'Rocky Balboa'.

55. "They say you can tell what a man's like, by the type of car that he drives. So when did Godzilla get a hold of your car?"

-Deliverance Bodine, 'Drive'.

56. "Cars were essential ingredients of life itself."

-Edward Herrmann.

57. "This ain't no dead piece of metal. A car's a living, breathing thing, and she's alive. Feel it talking to you. Telling you what she wants, what she needs. All you gotta do is listen. Close your eyes and listen."

-Rex Racer, 'Speed Racer'.

58. "The winner ain't the one with the fastest car, son. It's just the one who refuses to lose."

-Ralph Earnhardt, '3: The Dale Earnhardt Story'.

59. "Now, I owe it to myself to tell you that if you're taking the whole tribe cross-country, the Wagon Queen Family Truckster... You think you hate it now, wait 'til you drive it."

-Car Salesman, 'National Lampoon's Vacation'.

60. "Having a child is like owning a car. I can change the oil and fill the gas tank and I can take it to a car wash, but if the carburetor broke, I wouldn't know what to do."

-Lillian, 'Saved!'.

61. "I'm really trying to be friends with you. But I'd appreciate it if you'd stop laying these little judgments on me, while you're leaning on your daddy's $40,000 car."

-Lana, Risky Business'.

62. "He had something to do with those big auto shows. He supplied hostesses, models, something. He had hots for cars. Cars and girls. Girls and cars."

-Nightclub Owner, 'Star 80'.

63. "Control, vision, determination. These are the three fundamental components of the new generation race car driver. Speed is a byproduct. Going fast. But remember: The car is you, you are the car. Okay? Let's ride!"

-Memphis Raines, 'Gone in 60 Seconds'.

64. "I'd rather have one of these cars that we made together, by hand. Your guys and my guys, together. You know why? Because those cars stand for something. Those cars stand for something pretty great. I'm proud of those cars. I'm taking one."

-Hunt Stevenson, 'Gung Ho'.

65. "It's the battle of the luxury cars. Lincoln Continental and American know-how and skill against the German machine."

-Ray Binkowski, 'Take This Job and Shove It'.

66. "Do you have a normal radio in here for music? I was just thinking that when you're parked somewhere waiting for a guy to speed, you'd want some music to help pass the time."

-Leland P. Fitzgerald, 'The United States of Leland'.

67. "The way a man treats his car is how he treats himself."

-Inspector Tarconi, 'The Transporter'.

68. "I never mean to steal anything, but when I see a nice car, I just start twitching.”

-Twitch, 'Holes'.

69. "Better buckle up, Penny. This car's only got two speeds: 'Fast' and 'Wow! What Was That?'".

-Gadgetmobile, 'Inspector Gadget'.

70. "How come the bad guys always have the good cars?"

-Ray Hughes, 'Running Scared'.

71. "I don't trust a quiet car."

-Grace Pasic, 'Play It to the Bone'.

78. "Now get in the cartoonishly evil vehicle and drive!"

-Huxley, 'The Adventures of Elmo in Grouchland'.

79. "There's no better way for two guys to get to know each other better than to spend a couple of days in a car."

-Dutch Dooley, 'Dutch'.

Quotes From The Movie 'Speed'

In  'Speed', the bus in the movie was set up with bombs by a mad bomber and the bombs attached to the bus are automatically alarmed to go off with an explosion if the bus goes below 50 miles per hour. Movies like this depict speed as an important part of life and are full of intriguing speed quotes.

80. "Guts will get you so far, and then they'll get you killed."

-Harry, 'Speed' (1998).

81. "Annie Porter: Just so you know, I got my license suspended.

Jack Traven: What for?

Annie Porter: Speeding."

-'Speed' (1998).

82. "No, Jack... Poor people are crazy. Rich people are eccentric."

-Howard Payne, 'Speed' (1998).

83. "Pop quiz, hotshot. There's a bomb on a bus. Once the bus goes 50 miles an hour, the bomb is armed. If it drops below 50, it blows up. What do you do? What do you do?"

-Howard Payne, 'Speed' (1998).

84. "I have to warn you, I've heard relationships based on tense experiences never work."

-Jack, 'Speed' (1998).

85. "I got gum on my seat... Gum!"

-Annie, 'Speed' (1998).

Motivational Speed Quotes And Racing Quotes

Each day brings something new and you may find speed quotes help you through each day.

Here are some speed quotes together to make your best day ahead full of motivation. These speed quotes from racecar drivers will inspire you to speed ahead but also slow down too. So, check out these speed quotes from famous people.

86. "I used to watch you on TV, flying through the air. You seemed so fearless. I wish I knew what that felt like."

-Cruz Ramirez, 'Cars 3'.

87. "Don’t fear failure. Be afraid of not having the chance. You have the chance!"

-Sally Carrera, 'Cars 3'.

88. "I hope you find what you’re looking for."


89. "I didn’t come all this way to see you quit."

-Doc Hudson, 'Cars'.

90. "Winning has nothing to do with racing. Most days don't have races anyway. Winning is about struggle and effort and optimism, and never, ever, ever giving up."

-Amby Burfoot, 'The Runner's Guide to the Meaning of Life'.

91. "Just being a mediocre driver has never been my ambition. That's not my style"

-Michael Schumacher.

92. "I want to be the best race horse around when I grow up, Mama. You can be, Charlie, as long as you are willing to try your best and not give up when you have a bad day."

-Deanie Humphrys-Dunne, 'Charlie the Horse'.

93. "What's the point of racing around the galaxy if you aren't going to have fun?"

-Zoraida Córdova, 'A Crash of Fate'.

94. "The person travelling at the fastest pace does not always arrive at their destination first."

-Rasheed Ogunlaru.

95. "It's hard to drive at the limit, but it's harder to know where the limits are."

-Sterling Moss.

96. "If you can leave two black stripes from the exit of one corner to the braking zone of the next, you have enough horsepower."

-Mark Donohue.

97. "Once you’ve raced, you never forget it…and you never get over it."

-Richard Childress.

98. "No, I don’t drive her to win, I just drive her as fast as she will go."

-Juan Fangio.

99. "It is amazing how may drivers, even at the Formula One Level, think that the brakes are for slowing the car down."

-Mario Andretti.

100. "The crashes people remember, but drivers remember the near misses."

-Mario Andretti.

101. "To finish first, you must first finish."

-Juan Manuel Fangio.

102. "Auto racing, bull fighting, and mountain climbing are the only real sports… all the others are games."

-Ernest Hemingway.

103. "I drive way too fast to worry about cholesterol."  

-Steven Wright.

104. "I'm going to work so that it's a pure guts race at the end, and if it is, I am the only one who can win it."    

-Steve Prefontaine.

105. "Racing teaches us to challenge ourselves. It teaches us to push beyond where we thought we could go. It helps us to find out what we are made of. This is what we do. This is what it's all about."

-PattiSue Plumer.

106. "If you feel bad at 10 miles, you're in trouble. If you feel bad at 20 miles, you're normal. If you don't feel bad at 26 miles, you're abnormal."

-Rob de Castella.

107. "If you’re in control, you’re not going fast enough."

-Parnelli Jones.

108. "Don't dream of winning, train for it!"

-Mo Farah.

109. "Racing is the fun part; it's the reward of all the hard work."

-Kara Goucher.

110. "The miracle isn't that I finished. The miracle is that I had the courage to start."

-John Bingham.

111. "Big occasions and races which have been eagerly anticipated almost to the point of dread, are where great deeds can be accomplished."

-Jack Lovelock.

112. "No matter how old I get, the race remains one of life's most rewarding experiences."

-George Sheehan.

113. "In racing, they say that your car goes where your eyes go. The driver who cannot tear his eyes away from the wall as he spins out of control will meet that wall; the driver who looks down the track as he feels his tires break free will regain control of his vehicle."

-Garth Stein.

114. "When you put yourself on the line in a race and expose yourself to the unknown, you learn things about yourself that are very exciting."

-Doris Brown Heritage.

115. "Run when you can, walk if you have to, crawl if you must; just never give up."

-Dean Karnazes.

116. "Winning is everything. The only ones who remember you when you come second are your wife and your dog."

-Damon Hill.

117. "The racing driver needs to be fed a diet of other racing drivers."

-Carroll Smith.

118. "You can't make a racehorse out of a pig. But if you work hard enough at it you can make a mighty fast pig."

-Bob Akin.

119. "The real purpose of running isn't to win a race. It's to test the limits of the human heart."

-Bill Bowerman

120. "I'm always nervous. If I wasn't nervous, it would be weird. I get the same feeling at all the big races. It's part of the routine, and I accept it. It means I'm there and I'm ready."

-Allyson Felix.

121. "It is more fun to drive a slow car fast than to drive a fast car slow."

-Abner Perney.

122. "There's no secret. You just press the accelerator to the floor and steer left."

-Bill Vukovich.

123. "When you win a race you're on top that day, so take it for what its worth, have a good time and party, cause the next day when you get out of bed, the meter goes back to zero again."

-Bobby Allison.

124. "Racing top fuel is for people who love work and hate money."

-Brendan Murry.

Car And Speed Quotes

A large part of speed is undoubtedly cars. Here are some quotes about cars and driving fast cars, as well as quotes from the movie 'Cars'. We think you'll enjoy these car and speed quotes!

125. "They're going to alter war and they're going to alter peace. And I think men's minds are going to be changed in subtle ways because of automobiles."

-Eugene Morgan, 'The Magnificent Ambersons'.

126. "And if you marry me, you get this new car, which has been generously paid by the taxpayers of Whoville."

-Mayor Augustus Maywho, 'How the Grinch Stole Christmas'.

127. "Safety and good mileage are the two things I looked for in a new car. That's why I bought a Volvo stationwagon."

-Pimp, 'Amazon Women on the Moon'.

128. "Need I remind you, 007, that you have a licence to kill, not to break the traffic laws."

-Q, 'GoldenEye'.

129. "You care more about that car than you do about most people."

-'Thelma & Louise'.

130. "Fly away, Stanley, be free!"

-Fillmore, 'Cars'.

131. "And suddenly I realized that I was no longer driving the car consciously. I was driving it by a kind of instinct, only I was in a different dimension."

-Ayrton Senna.

132. "If you think the last 4 words of the national anthem are gentlemen, start your engines, you might be a redneck."

-Jeff Foxworthy.

133. "The lead car is absolutely unique, except for the one behind it which is identical."

-F1 commentator Murray Walker.

134. "If I had all the money I'd spent on cars ... I'd spend it all on cars."

-Scott Fisher.

Here at Kidadl, we have carefully created lots of interesting family-friendly quotes for everyone to enjoy! If you liked our suggestions for Speed Quotes To Keep You Moving then why not take a look at trucking quotes, or spy quotes.

Written By
Georgia Stone

<p>Georgia is an experienced Content Manager with a degree in French and Film Studies from King's College London and Bachelors degree from Université Paris-Sorbonne. Her passion for exploring the world and experiencing different cultures was sparked during her childhood in Switzerland and her year abroad in Paris. In her spare time, Georgia enjoys using London's excellent travel connections to explore further afield.</p>

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