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35 Inspirational Michael Schumacher Quotes On Success

35 Inspirational Michael Schumacher Quotes On Success


Michael Schumacher is a retired German racing driver who raced in Formula One for Jordan Grand Prix, Benetton and Ferrari, where he spent most of his career, as well as for Mercedes upon his return to the sport. Widely regarded as one of the greatest Formula One drivers ever, and regarded by some as the greatest of all time, Schumacher is the only driver in history to win seven Formula One World Championships, five of which he won consecutively. The most successful driver in the history of the sport, Schumacher holds the records for the most World Championship titles (7), the most Grand Prix wins (91), the most fastest laps (77) and the most races won in a single season (13), and according to the official Formula One website (, Schumacher was “statistically the greatest driver the sport has ever seen” at the time of his retirement from the sport. May these Michael Schumacher Quotes On Success inspire you to take action so that you may live your dreams.

1. “I just want to be known as a very normal person and be treated as that and be able to walk down the street like anyone else.” Michael Schumacher

2. “Once something is a passion, the motivation is there.” Michael Schumacher

3. “I didn’t have statistics in my mind when I was racing. It was always a consequence – a nice consequence. I enjoyed it, but it wasn’t the reason I was racing.” Michael Schumacher

4. “The more precisely I can drive, the more I enjoy myself.” Michael Schumacher

5. “You win a race, the next race it’s a question mark. Are you still the best or not? That’s what is funny. But that’s what is interesting. And that’s what is challenging. You have to prove yourself every time.” Michael Schumacher

6. “When you are part of a community for 14 years, it inevitably shapes you. I will always have a part of Ferrari beside me; a part of my heart will always be red.” Michael Schumacher

7. “I like to share my life, and spend time with someone I love. That has worked 100 per cent with my wife.” Michael Schumacher

8. “I like working in a team, and at Ferrari there is always good cooperation.” Michael Schumacher

9. “In sport, there is never any moment that is the same as the other.” Michael Schumacher

10. “I will do everything I can to bring the Number One to Ferrari. The whole team and all the fans deserve it.” Michael Schumacher

11. “Your ups and downs in sports, I think they are as normal as daily life: One day you wake up and feel great, the next day you wake up and feel maybe less great.” Michael Schumacher

12. “If you do things to the limit, and don’t purposely go over that limit, then I think it’s fine to do whatever you want. So long as you enjoy it. That’s what’s important.” Michael Schumacher

13. “Somehow I have managed to delay looking old. In reality I have good genes.” Michael Schumacher

14. “I hate to take compromises with a racing car. The more standard a car is, the more compromises you have to take.” Michael Schumacher

15. “My kids are not known, and I think that is very important. So far they have lived a normal life, and will continue to do so. I feel they should have the possibility to live a free life without the burden of fame I have created.” Michael Schumacher

16. “I always thought records were there to be broken.” Michael Schumacher

17. “Those who have come into Formula One without experiencing cars devoid of electronic aids will find it tough. To control 800 horse power relying just on arm muscles and foot sensitivity can turn out to be a dangerous exercise.” Michael Schumacher

18. “I retired simply because I didn’t have the passion and motivation anymore; I was tired. At the time I thought, ‘Well, I had a great time, there is the end.’ At some moment, there is the right time to call it an end.” Michael Schumacher

19. “When you start out in a team, you have to get the teamwork going and then you get something back.” Michael Schumacher

20. “My time with Ferrari was wonderful. I have found friends and had experiences that I would not want to be without.” Michael Schumacher

21. “I have what you might call the South Pole and the North Pole. I have my team and my work, which I do on one side, and I have my family and my home on the other side. Both have nothing really to do with each other.” Michael Schumacher

22. “If you’re lucky enough to be famous, then it’s great if you can use your fame and the power your fame gives you to draw attention to things that really matter.” Michael Schumacher

23. “I have been in Formula One for 12 years, and out of that I had one year with the perfect car.” Michael Schumacher

24. “People get excited around me and behave differently than they would normally. I don’t feel different from anyone else, except that I drive a racing car round in circles faster than somebody else.” Michael Schumacher

25. “I’m not very comfortable with what people sometimes say or think about me – things I don’t feel responsible for.” Michael Schumacher

26. “In football, I need full concentration even though I really enjoy it.” Michael Schumacher

27. “Nascar will certainly not be one of my challenges in the future.” Michael Schumacher

28. “I have to say it’s been tough to leave the Ferrari family, which has been a big part of my career.” Michael Schumacher

29. “If you look right from the beginning of the season I’ve been very competitive.” Michael Schumacher

30. “You try to hide your emotions, so as not to show weaknesses to others. I believe it’s the same for every sportsman.” Michael Schumacher

31. “I have really enjoyed my time at Ferrari, not just because of the successes.” Michael Schumacher

32. “You arrive at Formula One being very skeptical, how far can your talent deal with all this, and then you understand those guys are human and pretty reasonable, and finally succeeding in winning your first race, in circumstance as such, it was just an amazing moment.” Michael Schumacher

33. “I have been a huge fan of America, as I find their way of life there is pretty unique, and I have enjoyed a lot of good times over there.” Michael Schumacher

34. “The first thing, when I got the money, I knew I would support somebody. And the person I supported was my family. Because we were really in debt with the money. And – so I gave to my father this suitcase full of money. And he couldn’t believe it. And that was something very special.” Michael Schumacher

35. “I know what I am, and what I have to do in my profession, so I can handle the pressure. It’s the way I think.” Michael Schumacher

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