"Driving race cars was an avenue for me to learn how to build my own car, and that was my ambition all along."
"If GM had kept up with technology like the computer industry has, we would all be driving $25 cars that got 1,000 MPG."Caroll Shelby 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."Caroll Shelby on Richard Pryor
"Car designers are just going to have to come up with an automobile that outlasts the payments."Caroll Shelby 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."Caroll Shelby on Steven Wright
"I replaced the headlights in my car with strobe lights, so it looks like I'm the only one moving."Caroll Shelby on Steven Wright
"I've always been asked, 'What is my favorite car?' and I've always said 'The next one.'"
"I don't design cars. I'm not a designer. I know what I desire to be built, I know what the end result is, the horsepower, the competition we'll be working against - but I leave it to the people who work with me to put it all together. I don't do anything."
"Every morning I wake up with new ideas."