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  • Peter Hunt: What's the point of having a million cups and medals if you don't have any fun? How is that winning?


  • Lord Hesketh: They could never have imagined, those pioneers who invented the automobile that it would possess us like this, our imaginations, our dreams. Nursie, men love women, but even more than that, men love cars.


  • Niki Lauda: I'm not in a hurry, I'm not being paid, why would I drive fast?


  • Niki Lauda: Of course he didn't listen to me. For James, one world title was enough. He had proved what he needed to prove. To himself and anyone who doubted him. And two years later, he retired. When I saw him next in London, seven years later, me as a champion again, him as broadcaster, he was barefoot on a bicycle with a flat tire, still living each day like his last. When I heard he died age 45 of a heart attack, I wasn't surprised. I was just sad. People always think of us as rivals but he was among the very few I liked and even fewer that I respected. He remains the only person I envied.


  • James Hunt: Now go home to your wife and ask her you look.
    James Hunt: Now go home to your wife and ask her how you look.


  • Niki Lauda: A wise man gets more use from his enemies than a fool from his friends.


  • Niki Lauda: Of course he didn't listen to me. For James, one world title was enough. He had proved what he needed to prove. To himself and anyone who doubted him. And two years later, he retired. When I saw him next in London, seven years later, me as a champion again, him as broadcaster, he was barefoot on a bicycle with a flat tire, still living each day like his last. When I heard he died age 45 of a heart attack, I wasn't surprised. I was just sad. People always think of us as rivals but he was among the very few I liked and even fewer that I respected. He remains the only person I envied.


  • James Hunt: That wind you can feel is me breathing down your neck. Next time, I'll have you.


  • James Hunt: I feel responsible for what happened.
    Niki Lauda: You are... but trust me: watching you win those races, while I was fighting for my life, you were equally responsible for getting me back in the car.


  • Niki Lauda: A wise man can learn more from his enemies than a fool from his friends.


  • James Hunt: The closer you are to death, the more alive you feel. It's a wonderful way to live. It's the only way to drive.


  • James Hunt: Now why don't you go back to your wife and ask her what she thinks of your appearance!!! Prick!
    James Hunt: Now why don't you go back to your wife and ask her what she thinks of your appearance! Prick!


  • James Hunt: You know Nikki every once and a while it does help if people like you.


  • Niki Lauda: Rules are rules.
    James Hunt: Yes and rats are rats.


  • Niki Lauda: Happiness is your biggest enemy. It weakens you. Puts doubts in your mind. Suddenly you have something to lose !
    Niki Lauda: Happiness is your biggest enemy. It weakens you. Puts doubts in your mind. Suddenly you have something to lose!


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