Forbes India 15th Anniversary Special

Quirky quotes on cars

Published: Apr 18, 2015 07:52:50 AM IST
Updated: Apr 17, 2015 06:40:32 PM IST
Quirky quotes on cars
Image: Chaitanaya Dinesh Surpur

I’m a crazy car guy. I’ve got an airplane hangar full of cars.
Paul Walker

The car was invented as a convenient place to sit out traffic jams.
Evan Esar

Most of American life consists of driving somewhere and then returning home, wondering why the hell you went.
John Updike

The best car safety device is a rear-view mirror with a cop in it.
Dudley Moore

To attract men, I wear a perfume called ‘New Car Interior’.
Rita Rudner

In less enlightened times, the best way to impress women was to own a hot car. But women wised up and realised it was better to buy their own hot cars, so they wouldn’t have to ride around with jerks.
Scott Adams

I would have probably stolen cars—it would have given me the same adrenaline rush as racing.
Valentino Rossi

Yeah, I know, some people are against drunk driving, and I call those people ‘the cops’. But you know, sometimes, you’ve just got no choice; those kids gotta get to school!
Dave Attell

Here comes 40. I’m feeling my age and I’ve ordered the Ferrari. I’m going to get the whole mid-life crisis package.
Keanu Reeves

Americans will put up with anything provided it doesn’t block traffic.
Dan Rather

Have you ever noticed that anybody driving slower than you is an idiot, and anyone going faster than you is a maniac?
George Carlin

If GM had kept up with technology like the computer industry has, we would all be driving $25 cars that got 1,000 MPG.
Bill Gates

I had to stop driving my car for a while... the tyres got dizzy.
Steven Wright

There are three things men always talk about—women, sports and cars.
Mario Lopez

Money may not buy happiness, but I’d rather cry in a Jaguar than on a bus.
Françoise Sagan

(This story appears in the 01 May, 2015 issue of Forbes India. To visit our Archives, click here.)