Quotations About / On: CAR

  • 1.
    When a man opens the car door for his wife, it's either a new car or a new wife.
    (Prince Philip (b. 1921), British Duke of Edinburgh. Today (London, March 2, 1988).)
  • 2.
    “The armored cars of dreams, contrived to let us do so many a dangerous thing.”
    (Elizabeth Bishop)
  • 3.
    He who DRIVES carelessly with you in the car, regards not your life.
    (Walterrean Salley February 2007)
  • 4.
    Giving money and power to government is like giving whiskey and car keys to teenage boys.
    (P.J. (Patrick Jake) O'Rourke (b. 1947), U.S. journalist. "Why God Is a Republican and Santa Claus Is a Democrat," preface, Parliament of Whores (1991).)
  • 5.
    The car has become the carapace, the protective and aggressive shell, of urban and suburban man.
    (Marshall McLuhan (1911-1980), Canadian communications theorist. Understanding Media, ch. 22 (1964).)
  • 6.
    It goes without saying that you should never have more children than you have car windows.
    (Erma Bombeck (20th century), U.S. humorist. As quoted in Woman to Woman, by Julia Gilden and Mark Riedman (1994).)
  • 7.
    Never lend your car to anyone to whom you have given birth.
    (Erma Bombeck (20th century), U.S. humorist and author. As quoted in Woman to Woman, by Julia Gilden and Mark Riedman (1994).)
  • 8.
    The startings and arrivals of the cars are now the epochs in the village day.
    (Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862), U.S. philosopher, author, naturalist. Walden (1854), in The Writings of Henry David Thoreau, vol. 2, p. 130, Houghton Mifflin (1906).)
  • 9.
    I always write in blue.It's more memorable than black.My car however, is black.When driving I like to keep a low profile.
  • 10.
    You cannot control children by yelling any more than you can control a car with its horn.
    (Robert John Meehan)
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