"They say oft you can live more in minutes than you could in a lifetime,
But if I justify my life with that, it'd be a heinous crime,
I reckon I oughta be making the most of this life since I'm already in it,
Instead of living in minutes, maybe I oughta be living every minute!"
From a line where he explains why he loves riding the Scout '45 though the danger to life is more than apparent...he says "Sometimes you can live more in a few minutes than others could in a life-time!"
"To soar high when eagles dare,
I wonder if they must know somehow,
That if you really wanna be somwhere,
You oughta go there right now,
For later you may or may not mourn,
But when you reach there, you'll realise you're already gone!"
From a line where he explains why he wants to go to Bonneville despite the fact that his neighbours think little of his wanton efforts...