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Tom Dempsey Quotes and Sayings

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The car business is a lot like football.
In football, you have to win once a week.
In the car business, you have to win every day.
- Tom Dempsey

The hurricane flooded me out of a lot of memorabilia,
but it can't flood out the memories.
- Tom Dempsey

I hooked up my accelerator pedal in my car to my brake lights.
I hit the gas, people behind me stop,
and I'm gone.
- Steven Wright

It's like driving a car at night.
You never see further than your headlights,
but you can make the whole trip that way.
- E. L. Doctorow

 

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

Well, I always had a chauffer, because I have never driven a car in my life.
I still can't drive.
- Bud Abbott

I had never been able to get a car that said how much
I cared about the environment until I drove electric.
- Alexandra Paul

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When you are fitted in a racing car and you race to win,
second or third place is not enough.
- Ayrton Senna

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

The car trip can draw the family together,
as it was in the days before television when parents
and children actually talked to each other.
- Andrew H. Malcolm

Auto racing is boring except when a car is going at
least 172 miles per hour upside down.
- Dave Barry

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

A car for every purse and purpose.
- Alfred P. Sloan

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

I've got two old Volvos, two old Subarus,
and an old Ford Ranger.
If you've got an old car, you've gotta have at least several old cars,
'cause one's always gonna be in the garage.
- Rip Torn

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 cars we drive say a lot about us.
- Alexandra Paul

When it comes to cars, only two varieties of people are possible -
cowards and fools.
- Russell Baker

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

I liken myself to Henry Ford and the auto industry,
I give you 90 percent of what most people need.
- Adam Osborne

I would never kill a living thing, although I probably
have inadvertently while driving automobiles.
- Don Van Vliet

Drive-in banks were established so most of the cars
today could see their real owners.
- E. Joseph Cossman

If all the cars in the United States were placed end to end,
it would probably be Labor Day Weekend.
- Doug Larson

Living in fear of anything is a terrible waste
of what could be a great life.
If you live in fear of losing your job,
either you fear the embarrassment of being jobless,
or you fear the loss of material goods -
house, car, and such.
If you live in fear of losing your stuff and money,
it is clear that they own you.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Ikea people do not drive flashy cars or stay at luxury hotels.
- Ingvar Kamprad

Perhaps people, and kids especially,
are spoiled today,
because all the kids today have cars,
it seems.
When I was young you were lucky to have a bike.
- James Cagney

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

There's three things men always talk about -
women,
sports, and cars.
- Mario Lopez

But my passion is racing cars.
It's what I like to do in my off time.
- Mark-Paul Gosselaar

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

Environmentalists have a very conflicted relationship with their cars.
- Tom Arnold

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

It's a never ending battle of making your cars better
and also trying to be better yourself.
- Dale Earnhardt

Family trips to Yellowstone and to what are now national parks in Southern Utah,
driving the primitive roads and cars of that day,
were real adventures.
- Paul D. Boyer

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

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

We often attribute 'understanding' and other cognitive
predicates by metaphor and analogy to cars,
adding machines, and other artifacts,
but nothing is proved by such attributions.
- John Searle

Americans are the only people in the world known to
me whose status anxiety prompts them to advertise their
college and university affiliations in the rear window of their automobiles.
- Paul Fussell

Societies need rules that make no sense for individuals.
For example, it makes no difference whether a single
car drives on the left or on the right.
But it makes all the difference when there are many cars!
- Marvin Minsky

I think we have to act like stars because it is expected of us.
So we drive our big cars and live in our smart houses.
- Maurice Gibb

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

If GM had kept up with technology like the computer industry has,
we would all be driving $25 cars that got 1000 MPG.
- Bill Gates

We need to become good citizens in the global village,
instead of competing.
What are we competing for - to drive more cars,
eat more steaks? That will destroy the world.
- Yuan T. Lee

I spent a lot of money on booze, birds and fast cars.
The rest I just squandered.
- George Best

Back in the mid-1970s, we adopted some fairly ambitious
goals to improve efficiency of our cars.
What did we get? We got a tremendous boost in efficiency.
- Jay Inslee

My mom said the only reason men are alive is for lawn
care and vehicle maintenance.
- Tim Allen

I had more clothes than I had closets,
more cars than garage space, but no money.
- Sammy Davis, Jr.

Anyone who thinks sitting in church
can make you a Christian must also think
that sitting in a garage can make you a car.
- Garrison Keillor

We approach people the same way we approach our cars.
We take the poor kid to a doctor and ask,
What's wrong with him, how much will it cost,
and when can I pick him up?
- James Hillman

But to personally satisfy my own adrenalin needs,
I've been racing cars a little bit, which has been fun.
- Picabo Street

See, what you're meant to do when you have a mid-life
crisis is buy a fast car,
aren't you? Well, I've always had fast cars.
It's not that.
It's the fear that you're past your best.
It's the fear that the stuff you've done in the past is your best work.
- Robbie Coltrane

I have a need to make these sorts of connections literal sometimes,
and a vehicle often helps to do that.
I have a relationship to car culture.
It isn't really about loving cars.
It's sort of about needing them.
- Matthew Barney

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

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

I love fast cars...
and to go too fast in them.
- Lara Flynn Boyle

So much of my life is spent just focused on driving race cars.
- Jeff Gordon

You talk about German technocracy and you get automobiles.
- Gordon Sinclair

The greatest pleasure when I started making money was
not buying cars or yachts but finding myself able to
have as many freshly typed drafts as possible.
- Gore Vidal

You don't love someone for their looks,
or their clothes, or for their fancy car,
but because they sing a song only you can hear.
- Anonymous

First, wash all car. Then wax. Wax on...
Wax on, right hand. Wax off, left hand. Wax on, wax off.
Breathe in through nose, out the mouth. Wax on, wax off.
Don't forget to breathe, very important.
- Miyagi: character in the movie Karate Kid

Fast cars are my only vice.
- Michael Bay

My boyfriend keeps telling me I've got to own things.
So, first I bought this car.
And then he told me I oughta get a house.
'Why a house?' 'Well, you gotta have a place to park the car.'
- Julia Roberts

In Japan, they have TV sets in cars right now,
where you can punch up traffic routes,
weather, everything!
You can get Internet access already in cars in Japan,
so within the next 2 to 3 years it's gonna be so crazy!
- Glenn Danzig

There was a time in my life when I thought I had everything -
millions of dollars,
mansions, cars, nice clothes, beautiful women,
and every other materialistic thing you can imagine.
Now I struggle for peace.
- Richard Pryor

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

Marriage has no guarantees.
If that's what you're looking for,
go live with a car battery.
- Erma Bombeck

Giving money and power to government is like giving
whiskey and car keys to teenage boys.
- P. J. O'Rourke

I've always had an inquisitive mind about everything
from flowers to television sets to motor cars.
Always pulled them apart - couldn't put 'em back,
but always extremely interested in how things work.
- Craig Johnston

Home, nowadays, is a place where part of the family
waits till the rest of the family brings the car back.
- Earl Wilson

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

Never have more children than you have car windows.
- Erma Bombeck


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