Quotes: automobiles

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  • P. J. O'Rourke
    P. J. O'Rourke
    American journalist 1947-
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    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.
  • Bill James
    Bill James
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    Computers, like automobiles and airplanes, do only what people tell them to do.
  • C. Wright Mills
    C. Wright Mills
    American sociologist 1916-1962
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    Prestige is the shadow of money and power. Where these are, there it is. Like the national market for soap or automobiles and the enlarged arena of federal power, the national cash-in area for prestige has grown, slowly being consolidated into a truly national system.
  • C. Wright Mills
    C. Wright Mills
    American sociologist 1916-1962
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    The mass production of distraction is now as much a part of the American way of life as the mass production of automobiles.
  • Bertrand Russell
    Bertrand Russell
    English philosopher and mathematician 1872-1970
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    The most valuable things in life are not measured in monetary terms. The really important things are not houses and lands, stocks and bonds, automobiles and real state, but friendships, trust, confidence, empathy, mercy, love and faith.
  • Raymond Chandler
    Raymond Chandler
    American writer 1888-1959
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    The reading public is intellectually adolescent at best, and it is obvious that what is called ''significant literature'' will only be sold to this public by exactly the same methods as are used to sell it toothpaste, cathartics and automobiles.
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