The Fast and the Furious – I live my life a quarter mile at a time.

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Fast and Furious Quote“I live my life a quarter mile at a time.  Nothing else matters.  Not the mortgage, not the store, not my team and all their bullshit.  For those ten seconds or less, I’m free.”

Vin Diesel as Dominic Toretto – The Fast and the Furious (2001)


Toretto talks with Brian O’Conner (Paul Walker) after showing him his 1970 Dodge Charger.  This quote is repeated after the credits when you see Toretto driving in Baja, Mexico.

Movie Trivia:

Toretto’s 1970 Dodge Charger is the same body style, but a year newer than the famous 1969 Dodge Charger “General Lee” of The Dukes of Hazzard television show.

About the Actor:

Vin Diesel’s birth name was Mark Sinclair Vincent.

From Tough Guy Wisdom