Sports Quotes: Legendary Ones from Sir Stirling Moss

Sir Stirling Moss was an icon in the world of Formula One who passed away in 2020 at 90

Finished as runner-up on four occasions and came third on three occasions in the Formula One championship, Sir Stirling Moss never won the championship title but was one of the best F1 racer in the sport’s history. On 12 April 2020, Sir Stirling Moss left for his heavenly abode at 90. In his memory, we’ve drafted this piece, which comprises some of Sir Stirling’s best quotes.

  • “If God had meant for us to walk, why did he give us feet that fit car pedals?”
  • “It’s hard to drive at the limit, but it’s harder to know where the limits are.”
  • “It is better to go into a corner slow and come out fast, than to go in fast and come out dead.”
  • “There are two things no man will admit he cannot do well: drive and make love.”
  • “The best classroom of all times was about two car lengths behind Juan Manuel Fangio.”
  • “To achieve anything in this game you must be prepare to dabble in the boundary of disaster.”
  • “I was taught that everything is attainable if you are prepared to give up, to sacrifice, to get it. Whatever you want to do, you can do it, if you want it badly enough, and I do believe that. I believe that if I wanted to run a mile is four minutes I could do it. I would have to give up everything else in my life, but I could run a mile in four minutes.”
  • “I love to feel a racing car around me, to feel the way it holds me. I love to make it do all that it was built to do, and then a little bit more.”
  • “We’ve got some very strong and robust ladies, but, when your life is at risk, I think the strain of that in a competitive situation will tell when you’re trying to win. The mental stress I think would be pretty difficult for a lady to deal with in a practical fashion. I just don’t think they have aptitude to win a Formula 1 race.”
  • “You get to the stage when you almost looking down on yourself. When you get into that state, it’s the best state ever.”
  • “I believe that if a man wanted to walk on water, and was prepared to give up everything in life, he could do it.”

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