"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."
"Design is not just what it looks like and feels like. Design is how it works."Caroll Shelby on Steve Jobs
"You can design and create, and build the most wonderful place in the world. But it takes people to make the dream a reality."Caroll Shelby on Walt Disney
"The artist in me cries out for design."Caroll Shelby on Robert Frost
"A designer knows he has achieved perfection not when there is nothing left to add, but when there is nothing left to take away."Caroll Shelby on Antoine de Saint-Exupery
"Sometimes I can't figure designers out. It's as if they flunked human anatomy."Caroll Shelby on Erma Bombeck
"Driving race cars was an avenue for me to learn how to build my own car, and that was my ambition all along."
"I've always been asked, 'What is my favorite car?' and I've always said 'The next one.'"
"Every morning I wake up with new ideas."