"Riding a race bike is an art - a thing that you do because you feel something inside."
"True art is characterized by an irresistible urge in the creative artist."Valentino Rossi on Albert Einstein
"If you hear a voice within you say 'you cannot paint,' then by all means paint, and that voice will be silenced."Valentino Rossi on Vincent Van Gogh
"The highest art is always the most religious, and the greatest artist is always a devout person."Valentino Rossi on Abraham Lincoln
"The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance."Valentino Rossi on Aristotle
"A work of art is the unique result of a unique temperament."Valentino Rossi on Oscar Wilde
"I would have probably stolen cars - it would have given me the same adrenaline rush as racing."
"I race to win. If I am on the bike or in a car it will always be the same."
"If I test the car for a year I can be quite competitive the next season."
"I don't like being famous - it is like a prison. And driving for Ferrari would make it far worse."