Of all the personalities in racing history, few have had tongues like Enzo Ferrari. Arrogant, ingenious, stubborn, and self-aware, Ferrari's words were as great as his cars.

Here's 13 of his greatest quotes.

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1. "If you can dream it, you can do it."

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2. "Aerodynamics are for people who can't build engines."

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3. "The fact is I don't drive just to get from A to B. I enjoy feeling the car's reactions, becoming part of it."

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4. "I have never gone on a real trip, never taken a holiday. The best holiday for me is spent in my workshops when nearly everybody else is on vacation."

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5. "I build engines and attach wheels to them."

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6. "The era of gentleman racing drivers is ended."

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7. "One must keep working continuously; otherwise, one thinks of death."

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8. "The client is not always right."

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9. "I have yet to meet anyone quite so stubborn as myself and animated by this overpowering passion that leaves me no time for thought or anything else. I have, in fact, no interest in life outside racing cars."

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10. "What's behind you doesn't matter."

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11. "The Ferrari is a dream—people dream of owning this special vehicle and for most people it will remain a dream apart from those lucky few."

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12. â€śRace cars are neither beautiful nor ugly. They become beautiful when they win.”

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13. "I want to build a car that’s faster than all of them, and then I want to die."

Ethan Wolff-Mann is the Deputy Editor at Supercompressor. Follow him on Twitter and Instagram.

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