Car Sayings

Fast and Famous Car Quotes

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Some people insist it's a guy thing—this fascination with cars that starts at a young age and lasts throughout life. You probably know guys who can't stop talking about the features, shape, accessories and safety mechanisms of their favorite vehicles. For some of them, the four-wheel machine becomes a passion—a symbol of success, power or freedom. What is it that makes guys swoon over these expensive contraptions?

Perhaps these car quotes can give us insights.

Francoise Sagan

"Money may not buy happiness, but I'd rather cry in a Jaguar than on a bus."

Anita Clenney

"All human males were as fascinated with cars as they were with breasts."

Marshall McLuhan

"The car has become the carapace, the protective and aggressive shell, of urban and suburban man."

James M. Cain

"Stealing a man's wife, that's nothing, but stealing his car, that's larceny."

Prince Philip

"When a man opens a car door for his wife, it's either a new car or a new wife."

Ralph Waldo Emerson

"The civilized man has built a coach, but has lost the use of his feet."

H. G. Wells

"Every time I see an adult on a bicycle, I no longer despair for the future of the human race."

Albert Einstein

"Any man who can drive safely while kissing a pretty girl is simply not giving the kiss the attention it deserves."

Bill Vaughan

"A real patriot is the fellow who gets a parking ticket and rejoices that the system works."

Charles M. Hayes

"Remember the street car cannot turn out."

Dale Earnhardt

"The winner ain't the one with the fastest car; it's the one who refuses to lose."

Bertrand Russell

"It's 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."

Dr. Laurence J. Peter

"Going to church does not make you a Christian any more than going to the garage makes you a car."

Erma Bombeck

"Never lend your car to anyone to whom you have given birth."

Stephen Wright

"I replaced the headlights in my car with strobe lights so it looks like I'm the only one moving."

Rodney Dangerfield

"My wife wants sex in the back of the car, and she wants me to drive."

Mitch Hedberg

"I know a lot about cars, man. I can look at any car's headlights and tell you exactly which way it's coming."

E. B. White

"Everything in life is somewhere else, and you get there in a car. "

George Bernard Shaw

"What Englishman will give his mind to politics as long as he can afford to keep a motor car?"

Bill Watterson

"Shutting off the thought process is not rejuvenating; the mind is like a car battery - it recharges by running."

Budd Schulberg

"Living with a conscience is like driving a car with the brakes on."

Kevin Sinclair

"There is a clear link between protecting your car and home and protecting your life. So life insurance was a logical addition to the AA's range."

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