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 Evel Knievel - “When I hit that pavement at 70 or 80 mph those suits just ripped.”
 Evel Knievel - “This is a year and a few months after the transplant. Before I had it my doctors told me that it would be the biggest thing that I ever had to face and believe me, when they take your liver out of ya and put another one in it's like replacing a football in your stomach.”
 Evel Knievel - “The other thing I wanted but never got to do had something to do with Liz Taylor but she's getting a little old and a little fat.”
 Evel Knievel - “The Harley's got a little too much torque when it comes to jumping.”
 Evel Knievel - “If I'm out trailriding, I have a favorite motorcycle. Riding on the road, I've got a favorite. If I'm jumping, I have a favorite, and if I'm racing, I have a favorite.”
 Evel Knievel - “I've been in a treatment center for drinkin'. I stayed for two days, then escaped.”
 Evel Knievel - “I think these shows with the young kids doing these jumps, doing these fantastic back flips, I think they're absolutely great. They did what I never did.”
 Evel Knievel - “I think I coulda landed on a dime. I really do.”
 Evel Knievel - “I recently have had a full hip replacement and a liver transplant, and I'm getting used to the medication.”
 Evel Knievel - “I know guys in my hometown that drive by feel and sound.”
 Evel Knievel - “I foresee the Chinese ruling the world. What are you going to do to stop it No president of the United States will ever have enough power to stop the Chinese when they want to take over the world.”
 Evel Knievel - “I did everything by the seat of my pants. That's why I got hurt so much.”
 Evel Knievel - “I am a lucky, lucky person.”
 Evel Knievel - “But you come to a point in your life when you can't pull the trigger anymore.”
 Evel Knievel - “I've been asked to do a TV reality show where I'd pick the greatest daredevil in the world. I'm giving it some serious thought, too.”
 Evel Knievel - “I thought I was bulletproof or Superman there for a while. I thought I'd never run out of nerve. Never.”
 Evel Knievel - “I guess I thought I was Elvis Presley but I'll tell ya something. All Elvis did was stand on a stage and play a guitar. He never fell off on that pavement at no 80 mph.”
 Evel Knievel - “Well, I ride just a couple times a week.”
 Evel Knievel - “Riding a motorcycle on today's highways, you have to ride in a very defensive manner. You have to be a good rider and you have to have both hands and both feet on the controls at all times.”
 Evel Knievel - “My wife and I, we like to ride where there's not much traffic.”
 Evel Knievel - “I love the feeling of the fresh air on my face and the wind blowing through my hair.”
 Evel Knievel - “Buddy puts his nose to the ground and gets things done. He came up the hard way, and nobody gave anything to him. I have lots of respect for him for that.”
 Evel Knievel - “My own judgment of how the world is gonna end is that there will be a country led by a madman that will build a nuclear bomb with so much force, so much power, that it will be dropped somewhere on the face of this earth and that the earth will lose it's place.”
 Evel Knievel - “Harley-Davidson is the finest company in the world.”
 Evel Knievel - “You come to a point in your life when you really don't care what people think about you, you just care what you think about yourself.”

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