No words only deeds.

Eddy on the Vincennes Velodrome, Paris 1969. His first Tour will soon be his!
Actions speak louder than words.
From: 'Tour de France/Tour de Force.'

Phil Leggat on Eddy Merckx's modesty...

"Eddy and I walked into a pub and four older guys pointed to him and whispered, That's Eddy Merckx! Well Eddy just walked over to the bar and ordered four beers to the guys."