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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

The car has become an article of dress without which we feel uncertain, unclad, and incomplete. Marshall McLuhan

No other man-made device since the shields and lances of the ancient knights fulfills a man's ego like an automobile. Sir William

Driving is a spectacular form of amnesia. Everything is to be discovered, everything to be obliterated. Jean Baudrillard

The car has become the carapace, the protective and aggressive shell, of urban and suburban man. Marshall McLuhan

Everything in life is somewhere else, and you get there in a car. E.B. (Elwyn Brooks) White

Sooner or later the Internet will become profitable. It's an old story played before by canals, railroads and automobiles. Paul Samuelson

What our children have to fear is not the cars on the highways of tomorrow but our own pleasure in calculating the most elegant parameters of their deaths. J. G. Ballard

Glorious, stirring sight! The poetry of motion! The real way to travel! The only way to travel! Here today -- in next week tomorrow! Villages skipped, towns and cities jumped -- always somebody else's horizons! O bliss! O poop-poop! O my! O my! Kenneth Grahame

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
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Cyber terrorism could also become more attractive as the real and virtual worlds become more closely coupled, with automobiles, appliances, and other devices attached to the Internet. Dorothy Denning

We should have a system of licensing and registration, we should treat firearms the same way that automobiles are treated so that people have to pass a safety test. Michael D. Barnes

I was recently looking at what they can actually do to reduce consumption of petrol. It would be quite possible to build automobiles out of carbon fibre that would be just as strong, weigh 10 times less and consume 10 times less petrol. Susan George

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

Nearly all of our existing power sources are generators which use a heat cycle. This includes our coal, oil, and gas fired utilities, our automobiles, trucks, and trains, and even our nuclear fission utility power plants. Wilson Greatbatch


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