Sensational Quotes for Smart People


Sensational Quotes about Cars 


First Top-10 List of Sensational

Quotes about Cars

#1 of Top-10 Sensational Quotes about Cars

Never lend your car to anyone to whom you have given birth.
— Erma Bombeck

#2 of Top-10 Sensational Quotes about Cars

Never buy a car you can't push.
— Anon Wise Car Owner

#3 of Top-10 Sensational Quotes about Cars

A car can massage organs which no masseur can reach. It is the one remedy for the disorders of the great sympathetic nervous system.
— Jean Cocteau

#4 of Top-10 Sensational Quotes about Cars

A good car is important. I used to get migraine
headaches when I drove a Chevy.
— from the movie Local Hero

#5 of Top-10 Sensational Quotes about Cars

Buy a used car with the same caution a naked man uses to climb a barbed-wire fence.
— Author Unknown

#6 of Top-10 Sensational Quotes about Cars

Advertising has us chasing cars and clothes, working jobs we hate, so we can buy shit we don't need.
— from the movie Fight Club (1999)

#7 of Top-10 Sensational Quotes about Cars

I suppose there are people with real money who drive Cadillacs and Mercedes. I don't know many. As long as practically anyone can own one of these so-called prestige cars, who's going to be impressed? It you can afford a fancy car, you make more of an impact driving an ordinary one."
— Harvey Mackay, author of Swim With the Sharks and a multi-millionaire

#8 of Top-10 Sensational Quotes about Cars

Cars: Glorious, stirring sight! The poetry of motion! The real way to travel! The only way to travel! Here today- in next week tomorrow! Villages skipped, towns and cities jumped- always somebody else's horizons! O bliss! O poop-poop! O my! O my!
— Kenneth Grahame

#9 of Top-10 Sensational Quotes about Cars

If you think nobody cares if you're alive, try missing a couple of car payments.
— Earl Wilson

#10 of Top-10 Sensational Quotes about Cars

We have statistics to prove that locomotives aren't the least afraid of automobiles.
— Unknown wise train engineer

Second Top-Ten List of Sensational

Quotes about about Cars

#1 of Top-Ten Sensational Quotes about Cars

I think that cars today are almost the exact equivalent of the great Gothic cathedrals: I mean the supreme creation of an era, conceived with passion by unknown artists, and consumed in image if not in usage by a whole population which appropriates them as a purely magical object.
— Roland Barthes

#2 of Top-Ten Sensational Quotes about Cars

No other man-made device since the shields and lances of the ancient knights fulfills a man's ego like an automobile.
— Sir William Rootes (later Lord) (1894-1964), British automobile manufacturer

#3 of Top-Ten Sensational Quotes about Cars

Having an expensive car doesn't mean that you have money. It usually means that you have a big shallow hollow ego and no money.
— Wise Anon Author

#4 of Top-Ten Sensational Quotes about Cars

You may be a redneck if . . . you have spent more on your pickup truck than on your education.
— Jeff Foxworthy

#5 of Top-Ten Sensational Quotes about Cars

When going to buy a new car, dress like you can't afford it.
— Unknown rich man

#6 of Top-Ten Sensational Quotes about Cars

Take most people, they're crazy about cars. They worry if they get a little scratch on them, and they're always talking about how many miles they get to a gallon, and if they get a brand-new car already they start thinking about trading it in for one that's even newer. I don't even like old cars.... I'd rather have a goddam horse. A horse is at least human, for God's sake.
— J.D. Salinger, The Catcher in the Rye

#7 of Top-Ten Sensational Quotes about Cars

Automobiles are free of egotism, passion, prejudice and stupid ideas about where to have dinner. They are, literally, selfless. A world designed for automobiles instead of people would have wider streets, larger dining rooms, fewer stairs to climb and no smelly, dangerous subway stations.
— P. J. O'Rourke

#8 of Top-Ten Sensational Quotes about Cars

The American dream is owning a British sports car, smoking a Havana cigar, and drinking Russian vodka on the French Riviera.
— Unknown Wise Person

#9 of Top-Ten Sensational Quotes about Cars

If all gambling were illegal, we would all have to stop driving cars and getting married.
— Unknown wise car owner

#10 of Top-Ten Sensational Quotes about Cars

The sports car and sailboat are investments for my retirement. I'm using them to attract a woman who will support me in my old age.
— Glasbergen talking to financial consultant in cartoon

More Sensational Quotes about

Cars for Smart People 

In business, I loved cars. I couldn’t wait to get to work in the morning. Only in America can you decide to get a good education and pursue what you like.
— Lee Iacocca

To get back on your feet, just miss two car payments.
— Former Car Owner

The average American would travel in his car to the bathroom if the door was wide enough.
— Unknown Wise Person

Americans have two chickens in every pot, two cars in every garage, and two headaches for every aspirin.
— Author Unknown

This is not an abandoned vehicle.
Bumper sticker on the back of a parked rusted-out jalopy

Drive inexpensive cars, but own the best house  you can afford.
— H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

Statistics show that in 1940 each car on the road had an average of 2.2 persons; in 1999 it was 1.4. At this rate, by 2020 every third car on the road will be empty.
— Unknown wise person

The reason American cars don't sell anymore is that they have forgotten how to design the American Dream. What does it matter if you buy a car today or six months from now, because cars are not beautiful. That's why the American auto industry is in trouble: no design, no desire.
— Karl Lagerfeld, French fashion designer, Vanity Fair, 1992

Life is too short for traffic.
— Dan Bellack

I used to work in a fire hydrant factory. You couldn't park anywhere near the place.
— Steven Wright

I don't have any trouble parking. I drive a forklift.
— Jim Samuels

Nowadays every American wants life, liberty, and a car in which to pursue happiness.
— Unknown wise person

Have a good friend who owns a truck.
— H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

One day an American worries about going to the poorhouse, and the next day he buys a new automobile.
— Author Unknown

1. Don't run for a bus — there'll always be another.
2. Never, ever touch fried food.
3. Stay out of a Ferrari or any other small Italian car.
4. Eat fruit — a nectarine — even a rotten plum is good.
— Mel Brooks

You might be a Redneck if none of the tires on your car are the same size.
—  Anon

Broke is not having one penny saved, even though you have a good job. If your car breaks down, so will you. You don't have money for repairs, but you need the wheels to get to work.
— Suze Orman

You might be a Redneck if you have eight cars and still have to bum a ride to work.
— Anon

Forget the damned motor car and build the cities for lovers and friends.
— Lewis Mumford

You just might be a Redneck if you have totaled every car you have ever owned.
— Anon

You just might be a Redneck if your retirement plan involves sleeping in your car for more than two years at a time.
— Dave Erhard

By the time a man can afford to buy one of those little sports cars, he's too fat to get into it.
— Author Unknown

To George F. Babbitt, as to most prosperous citizens of Zenith, his motor car was poetry and tragedy, love and heroism.
— Sinclair Lewis

There are a number of mechanical devices which increase sexual arousal, particularly in women. Chief among these is the Mercedes-Benz 380SL convertible.
— P. J. O’Rourke

The car has become a secular sanctuary for the individual, his shrine to the self, his mobile Walden Pond.
— Edward Mcdonagh

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

Our national flower is the concrete cloverleaf.
— Lewis Mumford

An automobile can help you see the world,  but it's up to you to decide which world!
— Unknown wise car owner

Watch out for the driver in the car following me.
— Bumper sticker

When passing, watch out for flying parts.
— Bumper Sticker (on a Ford)

Nothing depreciates a car faster than having a neighbor buy a new one.
— Unknown wise car owner

Nothing reduces the value of a car like trading it in.
— Unknown wise car owner

Some auto mechanics can estimate the cost of repairs very closely.  They can usually get within a dollar or two of what you have in your pocket.
— Unknown wise car owner

A new car isn't a barometer of how much money a fellow has, but it's a pretty good indication of how much money he owes.
— Author Unknown

Man who run in front of car get tired; man who run behind car get exhausted.
— Chinese proverb

Avoid driving your car as if your journey is the only one on earth that is going to save the universe. Stop and think about it; And you will realize that your journey is rather insignificant in the higher order of what is important in the universe.
— from Life's Secret Handbook

I can walk. It's just that I'm so rich I don't have to.
— Alan Bennett

Trust in God, but lock your car.
— H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

A cheap old car can be quite annoying. But so can a new expensive one.
— Author Unknown

If you must hurry, then hurry slowly.
Speed kills — in more ways than one.
— from Life's Secret Handbook

Who but Americans can afford chairs that vibrate and cars that don't?
— Author Unknown

Pontiac went out of business today. Now you have to go to Cuba or Jay Leno's garage if you want to see one.
— David Letterman

America has drive-in theaters, drive-in supermarkets, drive-in restaurants, and drive-in banks. What it needs now are more drive-in parking places.
— Anon

Life's golden age is when the children are too old to need baby sitters and too young to borrow the family car.
— Unknown Wise Person

Americans have two chickens in every pot, two cars in every garage, and two headaches for every aspirin.
— Unknown Wise Person

Life's golden age is when the children are too old to need baby sitters and too young to borrow the family car.
— Author Unknown

There are too many middle-of-the-roaders in America, and they all drive cars.
— Author Unknown

America is rapidly proving to be a place with two cars in every garage — and none of them paid for.
— Anon

The young people of the United States squander over ten billion dollars a year on games  of chance. This does not include weddings, starting a business, passing cars on a hill, or buying a television set.
— Anon

If you thing your automobile is expensive to operate try operating a shopping cart in a supermarket.
— Unknown wise person

It seems that our modern cars won't start until the seat belt is fastened — and the pocketbook is emptied.
— Unknown wise person

Every year the cars get lower and wider, while the payments get longer and higher.
— Unknown wise person

A man in Alabama complains that his new car has been recalled by the dealer — there was a defect in his bank account.
— Unknown wise person

My apartment was only half-furnished, with stuff the Salvation Army wouldn't accept. My car was over ten years old — a beater that doubled in value every time I filled it up with gas. A cheap umbrella to deal with the Vancouver rain was my only status symbol.
— Ernie Zelinski writing in
Career Success Without a Real Job

After pricing new cars it begins to look like the economy model is the one you're now driving.
— Unknown wise person

There was a time when $200 was the down-payment on a car; now it's the sales tax.
 Unknown wise person

Some automobile manufacturers have a sneaky way of lowering the list price. For instance, on one model the steering wheel is an optional extra
 Unknown wise person

A cheap old car can be quit as fast as can a new expensive one
 Unknown wise person

Anybody who thinks the automobile has made people lazy never had to pay for one.
 Unknown car owner

Today's cars keep a person strapped without safety belts.
 Unknown wise person

A good way to make your present car run better is to have a salesman quote you the price of a new one.
 Unknown car owner

The worst fault of a car driver is his belief that he has none.
 Unknown wise car owner

Never buy a beige car.
— H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

The most dangerous wheel of chance is the steering wheel.
 Unknown wise car owner

The time was when the perfect gift for a sixteen-year-old girl was a compact. It still is — if it has four wheels.
— Unknown wise car owner

Once somebody stole our car. I asked my wife if she saw who it was. she said "No, but I did get the license number".
— Rodney Dangerfield

At the last count, gossip was running down more people than automobiles.
— Unknown wise car owner

No illusion is more crucial than the illusion that great success and huge money buy you immunity from the common ills of mankind, such as cars that won't start.
— Larry McMurtry

The value of horse sense is shown by the fact that the horse was afraid of the automobile at the time the pedestrian laughed at it.
— Unknown wise car owner

The wheel was man's greatest invention until he got behind it.
— Unknown wise car owner

The juvenile delinquent is a mixed-up kid, a victim of mixed drinks — mostly alcohol and gasoline.
— Unknown wise car owner

The only way you can get the same gas mileage in your car as your friends say they get in theirs is to lie about it.
— Unknown wise car owner

Life is one dodge after another — cars, taxes, and responsibilities.
— Unknown wise car owner

What we need in this country is a car that eats oats.
— Unknown wise car owner

Automobile dealers say that motorists are demanding lighter cars. So are the pedestrians.
— Unknown wise car owner

Detroit has finally come up with a 100 percent effective anti-pollution device. It's an ignition key that doesn't fit.
— Unknown wise car owner

The civilized man has built a coach, but has lost the use of his feet.
— Ralph Waldo Emerson

There should be just half as much horse sense behind the wheel as there is horsepower under the hood.
— Unknown wise car owner

All forward motion isn't necessarily progress. Did your brakes ever go out as you were driving down a hill?
— Unknown wise car owner

We give people a box in the suburbs, it's called a house,  and every night they sit in it staring at another box; in the morning they run off to another box called an office, and at the weekends they get into another box, on wheels this time, and grope their way through endless traffic jams.
— Caroline Kelly

A rumor is afloat that we have a new trade agreement with Russia. We will send them 10,000 automobiles from Detroit, and they will send us 20,000 parking spaces from Siberia.
— Anon American

I bought a new Japanese car, I turned on the radio ... I don't understand a word they're saying.
— Rodney Dangerfield

I have nothing but troubles with my car. Every Sunday I take my family out for a push.
— Rodney Dangerfield

I remember one guy gave her a good piece of his mind. yeah, it was right after she took a good piece of his leg.
— Rodney Dangerfield

My wife had her drivers test the other day. She got 8 out of 10. The other 2 guys jumped clear.
— Rodney Dangerfield

My wife a great driver, she once hit a deer. It was in a zoo. There are a pair of shoes on the dashboard. they belong to the last guy she hit
— Rodney Dangerfield 

We have more cars in the United States, but Russia has more vacant parking places.
— Unknown American

Nowadays when you tell a teen-ager he must shift for himself, he thinks you're going to buy him a new sports car.
— Unknown wise adult

The best way to keep teen-agers home is to make their surroundings pleasant — and let the air out of the tires.
— Anon wise parent

A few teen-agers think they know all about driving a car once they learn where the horn is located.
— Unknown wise parent

When buying a used car, punch the buttons on the radio. If all the stations are rock and roll, there's a good chance that the transmission is shot.
— Larry Lujack

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