Quotation Explorer - 'Car'

The great weakness of the West is that it has nothing with which to inspire loyalty except wealth. But what is wealth? Another washing machine, a bigger car, a nicer house to live in? Not much to feed the spirit in all that. - John Burdett
Driving your car through deep pools of flood water is a great way of making your car unreliable. Smart people turn around and avoid it. - Steven Magee
Kicking a police car? Really?' Caleb shrugged. 'Car offended me. It was sitting right where I wanted to stand. What would you do? - Sherrilyn Kenyon
Who made you Queen of Literacy? Go sit in your car! - Jackson Pearce
In your life, always be like a driver who runs the car not just a car. - Santosh Kalwar
Until we accept that our children have much more of a risk of being sexually abused than drowning in a pool, being struck by a car, stricken with cancer, hurt by a vaccination, or diagnosed with ebola, we contribute to a culture of panic and ignorance. - Ann Brasco
If your friend wishes to read your 'Plutarch's Lives,' 'Shakespeare,' or 'The Federalist Papers,' tell him gently but firmly, to buy a copy. You will lend him your car or your coat - but your books are as much a part of you as your head or your heart. - Mortimer J. Adler
Anyone who thinks sitting in church can make you a Christian must also think that sitting in a garage can make you a car. - Garrison Keillor
My definition of a redundancy is an air-bag in a politician's car.
So now you're on the run,' Warrick said wistfully. 'Travelling the Dark Highway, a lone wolf. With your friend, who is another wolf. Two lone wolves. Two wolves, really. Not really alone. Two wolves in a car. Travelling. One of them naked and bloody. The other with her ass hanging out. - Derek Landy
... A man's wife can hold him devilish uneasy, if she begins to scold and fret, and perplex him, at a time when he has a full load for a railroad car on his mind already. - David Crockett
A great sports car that goes from 0-60 in 3.9 seconds is just a fact. To the wrong audience, it’s irrelevant. But to the right audience, it’s a passion. - David Brier
ex-girlfriends are like car wrecks. You shouldn't want to know the details but you just do - Allison van Diepen
Sometimes when I am driving I get so angry at inconsiderate drivers that I want to scream at them. But then I remember how insignificant that is, and I thank God that I have a car and my health and gas. That was phrased wrong - normally you wouldn't say, thank God I have gas. - Ellen DeGeneres
Fifty years from now, I will not be remembered for how much money I earned, the type of home I lived in or the car I drove, but on whether I made a difference to someone's life. - Karon Waddell
I'm not afraid of death because I don't believe in it.It's just getting out of one car, and into another. - John Lennon
America...just a nation of two hundred million used car salesmen with all the money we need to buy guns and no qualms about killing anybody else in the world who tries to make us uncomfortable - Hunter S. Thompson
I've decided that there isn't much difference in the way we treat our siblings and the way we treat our special someones. But at the end of it all we know our siblings have to forgive us...or they'll never be able to borrow our car. - Emma Daley
The ultimate concept car will move so fast, even at rest, as to be invisible. - J.G. Ballard
This reminds Faron of those stupid dogs that people put in their cars, that when the car moves, the dogs frantically nod their heads, like some demented, freshly graduated psychologist, with their first patients. - Gary Edward Gedall
A man who has never gone to school may steal a freight car; but if he has a university education, he may steal the whole railroad. - Theodore Roosevelt
When writing a novel that's pretty much entirely what life turns into: 'House burned down. Car stolen. Cat exploded. Did 1500 easy words, so all in all it was a pretty good day.' - Neil Gaiman
When writing a novel that's pretty much entirely what life turns into: "House burned down. Car stolen. Cat exploded. Did 1500 easy words, so all in all it was a pretty good day." - Neil Gaiman
Normal is getting dressed in clothes that you buy for work and driving through traffic in a car that you are still paying for - in order to get to the job you need to pay for the clothes and the car, and the house you leave vacant all day so you can afford to live in it. - Ellen Goodman
Still, compared to him, compared to the people we descend from, I am free of history. I'm so free of history I have to get in a car and drive seven states to find it. - Sarah Vowell
Talk without action is like a car without petrol. Positive talk coupled with decisive action can make a major difference in not only your life but as well as of those around you - Katlego Semusa
Seule compte la démarche. Car c'est elle qui dure et non le but qui n'est qu'une illusion du voyageur quand il marche de crête en crête comme si le but atteint avait un sens - Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
Is fuel efficiency really what we need most desperately? I say that what we really need is a car that can be shot when it breaks down. - Russell Baker
A man who has never gone to school may steal from a freight car; but if he has a university education he may steal the whole railroad. - Theodore Roosevelt
Teach children to be polite and courteous in the home, and, when he grows up, he will never be able to edge his car onto a freeway. - Unknown
A sensible knows that preferring swanky car over bicycle to cry on its seat does not alleviate the pain, but it does escalate the strain only to that level only. - Anuj Somany
Telling the future by looking at the past assumes that conditions remain constant. This is like driving a car by looking in the rearview mirror.
No shifting in my car Blake,I don't want slobber all over my seats." Neesa - C.T. Todd
The best car safety device is a rear-view mirror with a cop in it. - Dudley Moore
Because the truth is, this is love, and it doesn't matter if you lose everything. Your job. Your home. Your car. Not as long as you have that person by your side. - Jessica Thompson
The pure products of Americago crazy......[] No one to witnessand adjust, no one to drive the car - William Carlos Williams
I think that emotions affect you as much as x-rays and vitamins and car crashes. - Douglas Coupland
When I get real bored, I like to drive downtown and get a great parking spot, then sit in my car and count how many people ask if I'm leaving. - Steven Wright
"Whoops" is a word that should never be said by some professions - Pilots, Racing car drivers, and hair colourists come immediately to mind but Dentists also have to be up in the top five.
What the new mate, sports car, or unexpected check could never do, Christ says, "I Can." You'll love how he achieves it. He reconnects your soul with God. - Max Lucado
Thoughts are supreme. It is driving the car we call life. So to reach the deserved destination think right. - Debasish Mridha
When the deputies asked me if I needed anything, I told them I could use a cigarette. I don't smoke but it seemed like the thing someone handcuffed in the back seat of a police car should say. - Becky Crabtree
Some people will each start investing more of their salary on ‘their’ house and spending less of it on ‘their’ car or cars only when they start being able to take ‘their’ house to work, funerals, weddings, etc. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
You think you're paying your dollar for a chance at the $6.2 million jackpot on Saturday, but really you're paying for the pleasure of the car ride home, deciding which credit card to pay off first and where your kid will suddenly be able to go to college. - Kelly Braffet
Marriage has no guarantees. If that's what you're looking for, go live with a car battery. - Erma Bombeck
Never lend your car to anyone to whom you have given birth. - Erma Bombeck
Ambition is the ignition of a car we call life. - Debasish Mridha
Big house, big car, big breast, big life, big this and big that; what is so big about living big? Live on KISS principle not BIG principle. - Santosh Kalwar
The entire road trip could be summed up as one giant attempt to keep from crashing the car during fits of rage and fits of hysteria. - Kari Martindale
30 cents, two transfers, loveThinking hard about you I got on the bus and paid 30 cents car fare and asked the driver for two transfers before discovering that I was alone. - Richard Brautigan
The hardest part is setting the camera on the tripod, or making the decision to bring the camera out of the car, or just raising the camera to your face, believing, by those actions, that whatever you find before you, whatever you find there, is going to be good. - Sally Mann
Sydney, look at me.' He rested his hands on the car roof and leaned in. 'No one is going to hurt you. Do you know why?' She shook her head, and Victor smiled. 'Because I'll hurt them first. - V.E. Schwab
We are racing down Main Street. Arthur is right on the tail of a blck sedan with tinted windows that won't pull over. He slams the horn."Arthur," I say.The car doesn't yield."Arthur," I say.He hits the horn again, still close on the car's bummper."Arthur, our turn was back there. - Peter Canning
Isn't post-modernism really one big cover-up for the failure of the French to write a truly interesting novel ever since a sports car ate ? John Leonard - Albert Camus
Finally, slowly, drippingly, degrade the term Choice down to its most meager means: The red car not the black one. The 9:25 showing, not the 7:15. Ritz not Wheat Thins. - Geoffrey Wood
Giving money and power to government is like giving whiskey and car keys to teenage boys.
Amish recognize each others' horse like we do our friends' car. - Brenda Nixon
I ain't got no money, I ain't got no car to take you on a date, I can't even buy you flowers, but together we'll be the perfect friend. - Genereux Philip
It takes 15,000 nuts to hold a car together, but only one to spread it all over the highway. - Flip Wilson
Ruminating about the past is like trying to drive backward to undo a car accident.
No expensive car can keep life going except, strength for today and bright hope for tomorrow. - Bamigboye Olurotimi
Love lives in the humblest of places. It doesn't matter how big your house is, how nice your car is, how big your bank vault is...it only matters how much your heart can hold. - Kate McGahan
A fast car can make women 'like' a man; and a man 'like' women fast. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
Because he has finally realized that it is it and not him that is loved by the woman he loves, many a man is jealous of his own car, house, wardrobe, or salary. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
If you think it's funny to make fun of the "used car salesman," you better only buy new and never sell your car. Just sayin. - Richie Norton
It's like driving a car with your foot on the brake. - Allen Elkin
As part of it's 'Astro' program LAPD helicopters maintain an average nineteen-hours-per-day vigil over 'high crime areas', tactically coordinated to patrol car forces, and exceeding even the British Army's aerial surveillance of Belfast.
Only a writer would slap a bumper sticker on her car that read, 'Seriously, I'd rather be working'. - Richelle E. Goodrich
want people to rock out in the car and not care that people are watching, I love that feeling when the sequences are all perfect and you can just press play. I want the music to take you on a journey. - Blake Lewis
So where'd you park the car, Max?''I don't know. I couldn't see over the wheel.''That's okay. I think I can smell it. - Steve Purcell
Future is a car with brake failure; it is moving towards us at a very high speed. - Mehmet Murat ildan
Insect life was so loud that when you parked the car and got out it sounded as if you had suddenly tuned into a radio frequency from another planet. - David Samuels
So when the moon's only partly full, you only feel a little wolfy?" "You could say that.""Well, you can go ahead and hang your head out the car window if you feel like it.""I'm a werewolf, not a golden retriever. - Cassandra Clare
Someday we'll look back on this moment and plow into a parked car. - Evan Davis
The human brain is like a railroad freight car -- guaranteed to have a certain capacity but often running empty. - Unknown
a relationship without trust is like a car without gas..you can stay in it all you want, but it won't go anywhere... - Michael J Herbert
We are all materialistic. There are different levels of materialism! Some aspire to a fancy car, others only wish to go to bed at night with a full stomach. - D.J. Jouett
Writing a novel is like driving a car at night. You can only see as far as the headlights but you can make the whole trip that way. - E.L.Doctorow
Memory can change the shape of a room; it can change the color of a car. And memories can be distorted. They're just an interpretation, they're not a record, and they're irrelevant if you have the facts. (Leonard Shelby, Memento) - Christopher Nolan
Dogs feel very strongly that they should always go with you in the car, in case the need should arise for them to bark violently at nothing right in your ear. - Dave Barry
A speeding bullet from a speeding car could not penetrate his heart - Gregory C. Warner
If you know the road is steepy with many potholes and curves ahead, you will be informed to drive the car at a required speed. Knowledge is a guide you need to make choices in life. - Israelmore Ayivor
I felt condemned to obscurity and to celibacy. But when one is driven by passion, one can live on almost nothing, and I was driven by passion for writing. One does not starve in modern, Western societies, and one can do without such amenities as the telephone, a car, entertainment. - Alain Robbe-Grillet
I'll bet she's beautiful, that girl he talks about, and she's got everything that I have to live without... He's the reason for the teardrops on my guitar, the only one who's got enough of me to break my heart. He's the song in the car I keep singing; don't know why I do. - Taylor Swift
As the warm air blew in the car, simple snapshots of the life they'd lived together surfaced in his mind; but as always, those images led inexorably to their final day together. - Nicholas Sparks
If you think nobody cares if you're alive, try missing a couple of car payments. - Earl Wilson
A book acts as the getaway car when you need to escape.Even when you're the one writing it. - Julie Wright
Not every story has explosions and car chases. That's why they have nudity and espionage.
I told you. You don't love someone because of their looks or their clothes or their car. You love them because they sing a song only your heart can understand. - L.J. Smith
When writing a novel, that's pretty much entirely what life turns into: 'House burned down. Car stolen. Cat exploded. Did 1500 easy words, so all in all it was a pretty good day. - Neil Gaiman
It goes without saying that you should never have more children than you have car windows - Erma Bombeck
I thought I told you to wait in the car. - Tallulah Bankhead
Living with a conscience is like driving a car with the brakes on. - Budd Schulberg
Dance like you're stamping on a human face forever, love like you've been in a serious car crash that minced the front of your brain, stab like no one can arrest you, and live like there's no such thing as God. - Warren Ellis
Our family car was the antithesis of designs and desirability. It was like driving Hitler's moustache. - Samantha Bee
Get there early because hope does not park your mother-fucking car. - Jon Stewart
If he's not real, you'll know. Men have never washed a rented car. - Saleem Sharma
To attract men, I wear a perfume called ``New Car Interior.'' - Rita Rudner
(1)BEING A POETis like opening a car door& exposing yourself.(2)BEING A GOOD POETis like opening the door& exposing the passengeras well. - Chocolate Waters
It is always a great honor to be the driver of your own car, to be the boss of your own fate! - Mehmet Murat ildan
Every wheel wish to be the wheel of a car, and not of just another vehicle. - Amit Kalantri
A Spaniard and a Pole worked in the barbershop where we got our hair cut. An Italian shined our shoes. A Croat washed our car. This was America. - Ilya Ilf
Space isn't remote at all. It's only an hour's drive away if your car could go straight upwards. - Fred Hoyle
A man who has never gone to school may steal from a freight car; but if he has a university education, he may steal the whole railroad. - Theodore Roosevelt
Life is ephemeral; each moment passes quickly, a blur of color on a fast moving subway car. There and gone and all we are left with is the imprint of what once was. - Jacqueline Simon Gunn
The expensive car you bought doesn’t matter, but the way you treated the sales man did. - Sheila Burke
Most people do not mind having a house that is smaller and/or a car that is cheaper than their neighbours’, as long as they each earn and have more money than their neighbours, and, equally important, their neighbours know that. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
For if the car drives in the wrong direction better fuel doesn't help. - Janusz Korwin-Mikke
If love is like driving a car, then I must be the worst driver in the world. I missed all the signs and ended up lost. - Brian MacLearn
Human soul is a car and human body is a driver. One cannot run without the other. - Santosh Kalwar
Romance is like maintaining a car. If you do a good job of it, you will always have a dependable quiet ride. - T.R. Wallace
Redundancy is like a plug being pulled out in a bath tub. Everything goes down the drain, your livelihood, your dreams, your car, your house, and your family. - Tania Gardana
Le mal est un mystère plus profond que le bien car, dans le bien, il y a une lumière, un dynamisme, une affirmation de la vie. Comment peut-on choisir l'obscur. - Éric-Emmanuel Schmitt
Don't drive a car in the dream, else you won't drive it on earth. Don't wish to become, else you won't become. Don't associate with fools, else your ancestors will be insulted. Don't be addicted to wine, else your pocket will be empty. Don't be drunk, else you'll be attacked. - Michael Bassey Johnson
What happens if a car comes? We die. - Nicholas Sparks
Car j'ai vécu de vous attendre,Et mon coeur n'était que vos pas. - Paul Valéry
Lunar Eclipse doesn't that sound like a car you can only drive at night? - Stanley Victor Paskavich
Going to church doesn't make you a Christian any more than standing in a garage makes you a car. - Anonymous
You may avoid the risk of a car accident if you avoid driving, but you will lose the joy and freedom of driving. - Debasish Mridha
Quote of the day."Al, for want of anything better to do, is standing nodding his head. This reminds Faron of those stupid dogs that people put in their cars, that when the car moves, the dogs frantically nod their heads, like some demented, freshly graduated psychologist, with their first patients. - Gary Edward Gedall
If you ever find yourself on a path that just doesn't feel safe anymore, you have every right to stop the car. Get out - change your shoes and start walking. - Jennifer Elisabeth
It was like being in a car with the gas pedal slammed down to the floor and nothing to do but hold on and pretend to have some semblance of control. But control was something I'd lost a long time ago. - Nic Sheff
It is a waste of energy to be angry with a man who behaves badly, just as it is to be angry with a car that won't go. - Bertrand Russell
If you're going to hit a car, try to be sure that it's not a cop car - Judy Gold
Don't ask for directions if you're not going to start the car. - Rob Liano
If you do not lend your car, your fountain pen or your wife to anyone, that is because these objects, according to the logic of jealously, are narcissistic equivalents of the ego: to lose them, or for them to be damaged, means castration. - Jean Baudrillard
Your driver is on the steer, driving you and you can feel free to doze in the car; this is trust built on competence. Competence is to ensure that your actions put people's hearts at ease when things are in your hands. - Israelmore Ayivor
You don't love someone for their looks, or their clothes, or their fancy car, but because they sing a song only you can hear. - Oscar Wilde
I felt vaguely outraged that such a bad person had such a good car. Because the car was the culmination of a thousand-odd years of scientific advancement. But the guy was a dick. I wondered when that had happened; that we had started making better machines than people. - Max Barry
Any customer can have a car painted any colour that he wants so long as it is black. - Henry Ford
I hate the outdoors. To me the outdoors is where the car is. - Will Durst
A critic is a man who knows the way but can't drive the car. - Kenneth Tynan
No matter what sort of car you are driving or how fast you drive, we all meet behind the same red light. - Moe Cidaly
The kiss is neither returned nor exchanged, because it's free. (Le baiser n'est ni repris - Ni échangé, car gratuit.) - Charles de Leusse
It takes hundreds of nuts to hold a car together, but it takes only one of them to scatter it all over the highway. - Evan Esar
Car il n'y a pour l'homme demeuré libre, de souci plus constant, plus cuisant que de chercher un être devant qui s'incliner. - Fyodor Dostoyevsky
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