Evel Knievel Quotes


28 Evel Knievel quotes:



"I've been asked to do a TV reality show where I'd pick the greatest daredevil in the world. I'm giving it some serious thought, too."
"This is a year and a few months after the transplant. Before I had it my doctors told me that it would be the biggest thing that I ever had to face and believe me, when they take your liver out of ya and put another one in it's like replacing a football in your stomach."
"I think I coulda landed on a dime. I really do."
"The Harley's got a little too much torque when it comes to jumping."
"I did everything by the seat of my pants. That's why I got hurt so much."
"My own judgment of how the world is gonna end is that there will be a country led by a madman that will build a nuclear bomb with so much force, so much power, that it will be dropped somewhere on the face of this earth and that the earth will lose it's place."
"Riding a motorcycle on today's highways, you have to ride in a very defensive manner. You have to be a good rider and you have to have both hands and both feet on the controls at all times."
"The other thing I wanted but never got to do had something to do with Liz Taylor but she's getting a little old and a little fat."
"I foresee the Chinese ruling the world. What are you going to do to stop it? No president of the United States will ever have enough power to stop the Chinese when they want to take over the world."
"There are a lot of myths about my injuries. They say I have broken every bone in my body. Not true. But I have broken 35 bones. I had surgery 14 times to pin and plate. I shattered my pelvis. I forget all of the things that have broke."
"But you come to a point in your life when you can't pull the trigger anymore."
"Harley-Davidson is the finest company in the world."
"I love the feeling of the fresh air on my face and the wind blowing through my hair."
"I thought I was bulletproof or Superman there for a while. I thought I'd never run out of nerve. Never."
"I am a lucky, lucky person."
"I know that I'm very lucky to be alive. For 35 or 40 years I've spilt my blood and broke my bones and spent years in hospitals."
"If I'm out trailriding, I have a favorite motorcycle. Riding on the road, I've got a favorite. If I'm jumping, I have a favorite, and if I'm racing, I have a favorite."
"I think these shows with the young kids doing these jumps, doing these fantastic back flips, I think they're absolutely great. They did what I never did."
"Well, I ride just a couple times a week."
"You come to a point in your life when you really don't care what people think about you, you just care what you think about yourself."



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