"When you are fitted in a racing car and you race to win, second or third place is not enough."
"If GM had kept up with technology like the computer industry has, we would all be driving $25 cars that got 1,000 MPG."Ayrton Senna on Bill Gates
"There was a time in my life when I thought I had everything - millions of dollars, mansions, cars, nice clothes, beautiful women, and every other materialistic thing you can imagine. Now I struggle for peace."Ayrton Senna on Richard Pryor
"Car designers are just going to have to come up with an automobile that outlasts the payments."Ayrton Senna on Erma Bombeck
"I hooked up my accelerator pedal in my car to my brake lights. I hit the gas, people behind me stop, and I'm gone."Ayrton Senna on Steven Wright
"I replaced the headlights in my car with strobe lights, so it looks like I'm the only one moving."Ayrton Senna on Steven Wright
"These things bring you to reality as to how fragile you are at the same moment you are doing something that nobody else is able to do. The same moment that you are seen as the best, the fastest and somebody that cannot be touched, you are enormously fragile."
"Money is a strange business. People who haven't got it aim it strongly. People who have are full of troubles."
"And suddenly I realised 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."
"I was already on pole, then by half a second and then one second and I just kept going. Suddenly I was nearly two seconds faster than anybody else, including my team mate with the same car."
"And so you touch this limit, something happens and you suddenly can go a little bit further. With your mind power, your determination, your instinct, and the experience as well, you can fly very high."