Quotes of the Day for 2 December 2003 – Cars
It was on this day in 1927 that the first Model A Fords were sold, for the retail price of $385. Probably not as significant an event as the first Model T's, but it's been a while since we've done car quotes, so here we are.
The Ford Falcon holds the proud title of Slowest Car Ever Built. In certain areas of the country you can go to a stoplight and find Falcon drivers who pressed down on their accelerators in 1963 and are still waiting for their cars to move.
- Dave Barry
If you think nobody cares if you're alive, try missing a couple of car payments.
- Earl Wilson
What's all this crap about the perfect man? I'd settle for one who has his own car and a steady job.
- Mary Rockne
A car can massage organs which no masseur can reach. It is the one remedy for the disorders of the great sympathetic nervous system.
- Jean Cocteau, 1889 - 1963
The car has become the carapace, the protective and aggressive shell, of urban and suburban man.
- Marshall McLuhan, 1911 - 1980
It goes without saying that you should never have more children than you have car windows.
- Erma Louise Bombeck, 1927 - 1996
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