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Brock Yates Quotes and Sayings

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The automobile, both a cause and an effect of this decentralization,
is ideally suited for our vast landscape and our generally
confused and contrary commuting patterns.
- Brock Yates

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Don't get me wrong, I think bikes are terrific.
I own several of my own, including a trendy mountain style,
and ride them for pleasure and light exercise.
- Brock Yates

More books, more racing and more foolishness with cars
and motorcycles are in the works.
- Brock Yates

I admit to wasting my life messing around with fast cars and motorcycles.
- Brock Yates

 

I have four grown children and two tiny grandchildren.
- Brock Yates

The bicycle is a former child's toy that has now been
elevated to icon status because,
presumably, it can move the human form from pillar
to post without damage to the environment.
- Brock Yates

Regardless, I did rise to the editorship before embarking
on a freelance career in the late '60's.
- Brock Yates

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Had I been more responsible I might have made something
of myself as a junk bond trader,
long-haul trucker or perhaps a plumbing contractor.
- Brock Yates

Remote villages and communities have lost their identity,
and their peace and charm have been sacrificed to that worst of abominations,
the automobile.
- James Norman Hall

Money differs from an automobile or mistress in being
equally important to those who have it and those who do not.
- John Kenneth Galbraith

I never rode in an automobile until I was 12.
- Loretta Lynn

You have to wait six months to purchase a fuel efficient
automobile made from overseas.
- Ed Markey

In automobile terms, the child supplies the power but
the parents have to do the steering.
- Benjamin Spock

The beef industry has contributed to more American
deaths than all the wars of this century,
all natural disasters, and all automobile accidents combined.
- Neal Barnard

Not having to own a car has made me realize what a
waste of time the automobile is.
- Diane Johnson

The automobile engine will come, and then I will consider my life's work complete.
- Rudolf Diesel

Car designers are just going to have to come up with
an automobile that outlasts the payments.
- Erma Bombeck

Love is much nicer to be in than an automobile accident,
a tight girdle, a higher tax bracket or a holding pattern over Philadelphia.
- Judith Viorst

Many baseball fans look upon an umpire as a sort of
necessary evil to the luxury of baseball,
like the odor that follows an automobile.
- Christy Mathewson

All of the biggest technological inventions created by man -
the airplane,
the automobile, the computer - says little about his intelligence,
but speaks volumes about his laziness.
- Mark Kennedy

When Solomon said there was a time and a place for
everything he had not encountered the problem of parking his automobile.
- Bob Edwards

The automobile is technologically more sophisticated than the bundling board,
but the human motives in their uses are sometimes the same.
- Charles M. Allen

The people recognize themselves in their commodities;
they find their soul in their automobile,
hi-fi set, split-level home, kitchen equipment.
- Herbert Marcuse

Now, wages in the automobile industry are made up of two components,
what we call base rates and the cost of living factor
which is fed in by the operation of the escalator.
- Leonard Woodcock

Our educational system is like an automobile which has strong rear lights,
brightly illuminating the past.
But looking forward things are barely discernible.
- Hermann Oberth

In my case, the listener is often in an automobile driving to work.
You can concentrate on the road while still getting
an audio message that can be riveting.
- Bob Edwards

I'd ban all automobiles from the central part of the city.
You see, the automobile was just a passing fad.
It's got to go.
It's got to go a long way from here.
- Lawrence Ferlinghetti

Success is like winning the sweepstakes or getting
killed in an automobile crash.
It always happens to somebody else.
- Allan Sherman

A business like an automobile, has to be driven,
in order to get results.
- B. C. Forbes

And what's interesting about the hybrids taking off
is you've now introduced electric motors to the automobile industry.
It's the first radical change in automobile technology in 100 years.
- Chris Anderson

Happy to see that the Automobile Club of Monaco,
opened its doors to the public to attend a considerable event.
The promotion of this event will be made by the image and by the text,
but still by word of mouth.
- Jacky Ickx

Let a man find himself, in distinction from others,
on top of two wheels with a chain - at least in a poor country like Russia -
and his vanity begins to swell out like his tires.
In America it takes an automobile to produce this effect.
- Leon Trotsky

Making sleep happen is a must - anytime,
anywhere, from a plane to a train to an automobile.
Ideally, I like to get eight to ten hours a night,
though I'll take it broken up in two segments if I have to.
- Chantal Kreviazuk

If we were driving pure hydrogen automobiles,
that automobile would actually help clean up the air
because the air coming out of the exhaust would be
cleaner than the air going into the engine intake.
- Dennis Weaver

It is a Federal crime to hijack an automobile;
it is a Federal crime to possess cocaine.
It ought to be a Federal crime to drag a man to his
death because of his race or to hang a man because
of his sexual orientation.
- John Conyers

The world runs on individuals pursuing their self interests.
The great achievements of civilization have not come from government bureaus.
Einstein didn't construct his theory under order from a,
from a bureaucrat.
Henry Ford didn't revolutionize the automobile industry that way.
- Milton Friedman

So the poet, who wants to be something that he cannot be,
and is a failure in plain life, makes up fictitious
versions of his predicament that are interesting even
to other persons because nobody is a perfect automobile salesman.
- Allen Tate

A man from a primitive culture who sees an automobile
might guess that it was powered by the wind or by an
antelope hidden under the car,
but when he opens up the hood and sees the engine he
immediately realizes that it was designed.
- Michael Behe

The buffalo isn't as dangerous as everyone makes him out to be.
Statistics prove that in the United States more Americans
are killed in automobile accidents than are killed by buffalo.
- Art Buchwald

About two months into the Whisky, I borrowed some money
and rented a remote recording truck.
- Johnny Rivers

The Peace Corps would give thousands of young Americans
a chance to see at first hand the conditions in remote areas of the world.
- Sargent Shriver

Beware thoughts that come in the night.
They aren't turned properly; they come in askew,
free of sense and restriction, deriving from the most remote of sources.
- William Trogdon

An illness is like a journey into a far country;
it sifts all one's experience and removes it to a point
so remote that it appears like a vision.
- Sholem Asch

The jarring change going from an urban environment
to an extremely remote natural environment is extremely inspiring.
It's constantly stimulating, it's like a slap in the face.
- Carter Burwell

That vision of a common culture is now simply a remote wistfulness.
- Dennis Potter

Sob, heavy world Sob as you spin, Mantled in mist Remote from the happy.
- W. H. Auden

Space isn't remote at all.
It's only an hour's drive away if your car could go straight upwards.
- Fred Hoyle

The geographical isolation and lack of television made
world happenings and problems seem remote.
- Paul D. Boyer

Mysteriously and in ways that are totally remote from natural experience,
the gray drizzle of horror induced by depression takes
on the quality of physical pain.
- William Styron

After that initial success, every chance we got we'd
hire that remote recording truck and just record stuff
at the Whisky because it was so inexpensive.
- Johnny Rivers

Everything vanishes around me, and works are born as if out of the void.
Ripe, graphic fruits fall off.
My hand has become the obedient instrument of a remote will.
- Paul Klee

Ignorance is preferable to error,
and he is less remote from the truth who believes nothing
than he who believes what is wrong.
- Thomas Jefferson

The wrong things are predominantly stressed in the schools -
things remote from the student's experience and need.
- Anne Sullivan Macy

That taxes may be the ostensible cause is true,
but that they are the true cause is as far remote from
truth as light from darkness.
- Henry Knox

In an age of synthetic images and synthetic emotions,
the chances of an accidental encounter with reality are remote indeed.
- Serge Daney

Often the presence of mind and energy of a person remote
from the spotlight decide the course of history for centuries to come.
- Stefan Zweig

However, when my parents married in 1945,
China was in turmoil and the possibility of returning
grew increasingly remote,
and they decided to begin their family in the United States.
- Steven Chu

Our role is to develop techniques that allow us to
provide emergency life-saving procedures to injured patients in an extreme,
remote environment without the presence of a physician.
- Chris Hadfield

I'd love to be in another film, but they haven't asked me.
I think it's a shame but the prospects of me doing
another one now are remote.
Please do campaign on my behalf.
- Julie Walters

No operational commander should have to assign a soldier
a task that could be done as well by a computer,
a remote sensor, or an unmanned airplane.
- Richard Perle

Television is the most perfect democracy.
You sit there with your remote control and vote.
- Aaron Brown

It's up to people like us, all of us,
to address and talk about things like runaway global
warming and how we can use things like remote viewing to save our planet.
- Jim Sullivan

Calm self-confidence is as far from conceit as the
desire to earn a decent living is remote from greed.
- Channing Pollock

I suppose the place where I live is fairly remote,
it would seem remote to some people.
- Daniel Day-Lewis

Perhaps two million years ago the creatures of a planet
in some remote galaxy faced a musical crisis similar
to that which we earthly composers face today.
- George Crumb

This is not a business where you can hand off and run by remote control.
- David Neeleman

I grew up in a very small town which is remote even by Indian standards.
I always dreamed of the world.
- Mira Nair

In the present state of our knowledge,
it would be useless to attempt to speculate on the
remote cause of the electrical energy...
its relation to chemical affinity is,
however, sufficiently evident.
May it not be identical with it, and an essential property of matter?
- Humphry Davy

The main thing that gives me hope is the media.
We have radio, TV, magazines, and books,
so we have the possibility of learning from societies that are remote from us,
like Somalia.
We turn on the TV and see what blew up in Iraq or we
see conditions in Afghanistan.
- Jared Diamond

Canada's a huge country, so to be able to unite the
country through communication satellite technology
or to be able to observe it through remote sensing
technology from space is a natural fit for a country like Canada.
- Marc Garneau

But audio is a component of video, so there's always been that anyway,
and although we've never expressed a visual side apart
from the Grateful Dead movie,
I don't find it that remote, you know what I mean?
It's a departure of sorts,
but it's like a first cousin.
- Jerry Garcia


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