65 Motorcycle Quotes On Success In Life

These Motorcycle quotes will inspire you. A Motorcycle is often called a motorbike, bike, or cycle, and is a two- or three-wheeled vehicle. Motorcycle design varies greatly to suit a range of different purposes: long-distance travel, commuting, sailing, sports (including racing), and off-road riding.

Motorcycling is riding a motorbike and participating in other social-related activities such as joining a motorbike club and attending motorbike gatherings.

Below you will find a collection of motivating, knowledgeable, and encouraging motorcycle quotes, motorcycle sayings, and motorcycle proverbs.

Best Motorcycle Quotes

  1. “Life should not be a journey to the grave with the intention of arriving safely in a pretty and well-preserved body, but rather to skid in broadside in a cloud of smoke, thoroughly used up, totally worn out, and loudly proclaiming “Wow! What a Ride!” ~ Hunter S. Thompson
  2. “A woman who rides a motorcycle is in tune with the universe, a candidate for high adventure.” ~ Celestine Sibley , Adventure motorcycle quotes
  3. “The most important thing is to have a good relationship with the bike… you have to understand what she wants. I think of a motorcycle as a woman, and I know that sounds silly, but it’s true.” ~ Valentino Rossi
  4. “You do not need a therapist if you own a motorcycle, any kind of motorcycle!” ~ Dan Aykroyd

  5. “Never travel faster than your guardian angel can fly.” ~ Mother Teresa
  6. “The man hunched over his motorcycle can focus only on the present… he is caught in a fragment of time cut off from both the past and the future… he has no fear, because the source of fear is in the future, and a person freed of the future has nothing to fear.” ~ Milan Kundera
  7. “A jerk on a motorcycle is equal to a leaf because I find it beautiful when these things fall.” ~ Demetri Martin
  8. “Only a biker knows why a dog sticks his head out of a car window.” ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson
  9. “Faster, Faster, until the thrill of speed overcomes the fear of death.” ~ Hunter S. Thompson

  10. “That’s all the motorcycle is, a system of concepts worked out in steel.” ~ Robert M. Pirsig
  11. “You live more in five minutes on a bike like this going flat out than some people live in a lifetime.” ~ Burt Munro
  12. “A mother is neither cocky nor proud because she knows the school principal may call at any minute to report that her child had just driven a motorcycle through the gymnasium.” ~ Mary Blakely
  13. “Joining a band of brothers together, a group with one common interest or mission, whether as a company, a team, or a motorcycle club, requires not only a commitment to loyalty but an understanding of self-preservation as well.” ~ Sonny Barger
  14. “I drive way too fast to worry about cholesterol.” ~ Steven Wright

  15. “It’s not my fault all women like motorcycles, Murph. They’re basically huge vibrators. With wheels.” ~ Jim Butcher
  16. “A zest for a living must include a willingness to die.” ~ Robert A. Heinlein , Badass motorcycle quotes
  17. “I’m a decent sprinter and I can gun a motorcycle from zero to suicidal in less than ten seconds.” ~ Mira Grant
  18. “Life should not be a journey to the grave with the intention of arriving safely in a pretty and well-preserved body.” ~ Hunter S. Thompson

  19. “I look my best when I take my helmet off after a long motorcycle ride. I have a glow and a bit of helmet hair.” ~ Eric Bana
  20. “On my tombstone, they will carve, “IT NEVER GOT FAST ENOUGH FOR ME.” ~ Hunter S. Thompson
  21. “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
  22. “A motorcycle is an independent thing.” ~ Ryan Hurst

  23. “I was lucky I survived the motorcycle accident because I – bike went under the car. I flew out about 20 or 25 feet. I didn’t have a helmet on. I hit my head on the pavement and knocked myself out, gave myself a brain concussion, screwed up my left leg. And I was – I was lucky then that I didn’t get killed because I didn’t have any protective clothing on whatsoever. And I took a pretty good beating. But, yeah, such was the nature of the day when the barber was called and Samson’s locks were trimmed.” ~ Bruce Springsteen
  24. “I don’t want a pickle, I just want ride on my motorcycle. I don’t want to die, I just want a ride on my motorcy……..cle.” ~ Arlo Guthrie
  25. “I am out of practice at living.
    You are as brave as a motorcycle.” ~ Anne Sexton
  26. “A motorcycle functions entirely in accordance with the laws of reason, and a study of the art of motorcycle maintenance is really a miniature study of the art of rationality itself.” ~ Robert M. Pirsig
  27. “People are more violently opposed to fur than leather because it’s safer to harass rich women than motorcycle gangs.” ~ Alexei Sayle

  28. “The motorcycle is a device created by the team of God and Darwin to rid the world of useless young males.” ~ P. J. O’Rourke
  29. “I hate motorcycles. Because if I hit one, even if it’s not my fault, if I’ve done nothing wrong, I’m not charged with manslaughter, he’s gonna die, because he’s on a motorcycle. So I have to live my life knowing that I killed this guy.” ~ Chuck Klosterman
  30. “If you don’t know where you are currently standing, you’re dead.” ~ Samuel Beckett
  31. “Let the people walk. Or ride horses, bicycles, mules, wild pigs-anything-but keep the automobiles and the motorcycles and all their motorized relatives out. We have agreed not to drive our automobiles into cathedrals, concert halls, art museums, legislative assemblies, private bedrooms, and other sanctums of our culture; we should treat our national parks with the same deference, for they, too, are holy places.” ~ Edward Abbey
  32. “It’s hard to get lost if you don’t know where you’re going.” ~ Jim Jarmusch

  33. “If you don’t ride in the rain, you don’t ride.” ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson
  34. “When I’m riding my motorcycle, I’m glad to be alive. When I stop riding my motorcycle, I’m glad to be alive.” ~ Neil Peart , Motorcycle quotes ride safe
  35. “It doesn’t take courage to drink too much and be wild or jump around. That doesn’t take any kind of boldness, just riding a motorcycle or whatever the idea of being tough is. Tough is having four kids. Tough is committing to life and being disciplined.” ~ Angelina Jolie
  36. “Note to self: Never ride a motorcycle in stilettos and a miniskirt.” ~ Maggie Grace

  37. “It was the same with Schumacher: the need for the adrenaline rush, to push himself to the limit was always there. So without a Formula One car to race with he went on to do motorcycle racing and other stupid things, and obviously, that wasn’t enough to keep him happy, so he had a problem to sort out and returning to racing was his answer to the problem.” ~ Niki Lauda
  38. “If you don t know where you are, a map won’t help.” ~ Watts Humphrey
  39. “If you don’t know where you are going, you might wind up someplace else.” ~ Yogi Berra
  40. “It is good to have an end to journey towards; but it is the journey that matters, in the end.” ~ Ursula K. Le Guin

  41. “If you wait, all that happens is that you get older.” ~ Larry McMurtry
  42. “If you do not know where you are going, every road will get you nowhere” ~ Henry A. Kissinger
  43. “[Bob] Dylan crashed his motorcycle in 1967, and almost died. A few years ago, he referred to the experience as a “transfiguration.”” ~ Bob Dylan
  44. “Driving a motorcycle is like flying. All your senses are alive.” ~ Hugh Laurie
  45. “Passing my motorcycle theory test gave me a disproportionate feeling of greatness.” ~ James McAvoy

  46. “If I’m out trail riding, 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
  47. “It wasn’t until I went to college and I got my first motorcycle that I understood the thrill of speed.” ~ Vin Diesel
  48. “Male menopause is a lot more fun than female menopause. With female menopause, you gain weight and get hot flashes. Male menopause? you get to date young girls and drive motorcycles.” ~ John Wayne
  49. “I’ve never heard Daft Punk; I’ve never heard a track of theirs in my life. They’re the two guys with motorcycle helmets on?” ~ Henry Rollins

  50. “Logic presumes a separation of subject from object; therefore logic is not final wisdom. This is Zen. This is my motorcycle maintenance.” ~ Robert M. Pirsig , Motorcycle quotes wisdom
  51. “Everyone is sinning, so it’s no longer rebellious to sin. You’re just a conformist if you’re drunk and naked; driving around in a loud motorcycle; smoking cigarettes; breaking commandments; getting pregnant out of wedlock. Everyone’s done that. That’s so tired!” ~ Mark Driscoll
  52. “I think it’s particularly a distinctively American concept that resonates with American culture through biker culture. A motorcycle is an independent thing. You’re like, ‘I don’t want to ride in a car with this person. I want to be independent and ride by myself. But, let’s ride in a group. Let’s be independent, together.'” ~ Ryan Hurst
  53. “Women are sort of like motorcycle gangs with me. They get really shy and polite. I don’t know why.” ~ Jack Nicholson

  54. “It’s not an easy task building a motorcycle company. Your window for success is relatively small. You can’t afford a lot of hiccups if you don’t have another business supporting you.” ~ Robert Evans
  55. “The fifties were when people started coming down on “juvenile delinquents,” “hoodlums,” “vandals”–anybody that was young, wore a motorcycle jacket, and didn’t act polite around older people.” ~ Joe Bob Briggs
  56. “Where men had once howled and hacked at one another, and fought nip-and-tuck with nature as well, the machines hummed and whirred and clicked, and made parts for baby carriages and bottle caps, motorcycles and refrigerators, television sets and tricycles-the fruits of peace.” ~ Kurt Vonnegut
  57. “I’m definitely never going to be a biker. I’m scared of cars so the idea of riding a motorcycle is just never going to be something that I’m into.” ~ Kristen Stewart

  58. “McWorld is a product of popular culture driven by expansionist commerce. Its template is American, its form style. Its goods are as much images as matériel, an aesthetic as well as a product line. It is about culture as commodity, apparel as ideology. Its symbols are Harley-Davidson motorcycles and Cadillac motorcars hoisted from the roadways, where they once represented a mode of transportation, to the marquees of global market cafés like Harley-Davidson’s and the Hard Rock where they become icons of lifestyle.” ~ Benjamin Barber
  59. “I’d like to take a motorcycle trip across Europe, maybe even across China. Of course, I’d also like to broker a peace agreement between the Israelis and the Palestinians, but it’s important to put ceilings on one’s ambitions.” ~ Stephen King
  60. “I have designs I like applied to my helmet, motorcycle, riding suits, gloves, and boots. I have a designer friend of mine put the designs on them for me. I think a livery on the helmet is significant in expressing a rider’s personality.” ~ Valentino Rossi
  61. “I have all these weird fantasies. Going coast-to-coast on my motorcycle and having random barbecues all over America. No show, no nothing.” ~ Dave Chappelle

  62. “For some reason, California’s always been where the struggle is about how much authority you can impose on people’s private lives. It seems to show up there most clearly. They had a helmet law for motorcycles in California and the bikies were saying things like, “It restricts my vision. I can’t hear what my bike’s doing. If it was on fire I wouldn’t know it until my ass caught.” And at the bottom line what the bikies were saying was, “Look, it’s my goddamn head and if I want to splatter my brains all over the guardrails on the Coast Highway, super for me.”” ~ Stephen King
  63. “Every time I start thinking the world is all bad, then I start seeing people out there having a good time on motorcycles. It makes me take another look.” ~ Steve McQueen
  64. “I always thought the best kind of sunglasses are the motorcycle helmets with the black plastic masks on them. That way, nobody can recognize the back of your head either.” ~ Bob Dylan
  65. “My social life goes in bursts, where I get like, “Oh, I gotta get out and do something, man, I gotta do something.” And I’ll plan a trip and go on a motorcycle trip down the Baja Peninsula for 900 miles and I’ll hang out with my friends for like a month, and then they’ll never see me for two months or three months or whatever, and I won’t answer any calls.” ~ Jim Carrey

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