Quotes by Carroll Shelby

Carroll Hall Shelby was an American automotive designer, racing driver, entrepreneur, and author. Shelby is best known for his involvement with the AC Cobra and Mustang for Ford Motor Company, which he modified during the late 1960s and early 2000s.

The best Quotes and Sayings

Every morning I wake up with new ideas.

- Carroll Shelby

I never made a damn dime until I started doing what I wanted.

- Carroll ShelbyWork & Carreer

I don't think I'm a celebrity. I'm just a guy from east Texas who loves cars and airplanes.

- Carroll Shelby

Porsche and BMW drivers are arrogant.

- Carroll ShelbyCars

My proudest moments are beating Ferrari for the World Championship in 1965, and working with Ford to win Le Mans in 1966 and 1967.

- Carroll Shelby

Ken Miles: 'If this were a beauty pageant, we just lost.'
Carroll Shelby: 'Looks aren't everything.'

- Ford v Ferrari, by Carroll Shelby

We're going to make history.

- Ford v Ferrari, by Carroll Shelby

Lee Iacocca: 'Suppose Henry Ford II wanted to build the greatest race car the world's ever seen to win the 24 Hours of Le Mans. What's it take?'
Carroll Shelby: 'Well, it takes something money can't buy.'
Lee Iacocca: 'Money can buy speed.'
Carroll Shelby: 'It isn't about speed.'

- Ford v Ferrari, by Carroll Shelby

Henry Ford II: 'Give me one reason why I don't fire everyone, starting with you?'
Carroll Shelby: 'Well, sir, we're lighter, we're faster. And if that don't work, we're nastier.'

- Ford v Ferrari, by Carroll Shelby