quote by James Wolcott

A typical 'Larry King Live' is a pastiche whose absurdism defies parody. Wearing his trademark suspenders and purple shirts, he looks as if he's strapped to the chair with vertical seat belts, unable to eject.

— James Wolcott

Strong Seat Belts quotations

Seat belts quote Take your seat. Live from a place of rest, peace, trust.
Take your seat. Live from a place of rest, peace, trust.

I have learned, as a rule of thumb, never to ask whether you can do something.

Say, instead, that you are doing it. Then fasten your seat belt. The most remarkable things follow.

Escape through travel works. Almost from the moment I boarded my flight, life in England became meaningless. Seat-belt signs lit up, problems switched off. Broken armrests took precedence over broken hearts. By the time the plane was airborne I'd forgotten England even existed.

Seat belts quote Great teachers engineer learning experiences that put students in the driver's s
Great teachers engineer learning experiences that put students in the driver's seat and then get out of the way.

If someone does not have a missions heart at home, nothing magical happens when they buckle the seat belt on the airplane.

Man, wear your seat belts. That's all I can tell everybody. You never know.


You know, if government were a product, selling it would be illegal.

Government is a health hazard. Governments have killed many more people than cigarettes or unbuckled seat belts ever have.

Seat belts quote If you’re offered a seat on a , don’t ask what seat! Just get on.
If you’re offered a seat on a , don’t ask what seat! Just get on.

A lot of the people who keep a gun at home for safety are the same ones who refuse to wear a seat belt

Superman don't need no seat belt.

People in general are not interested in paying extra for increased safety.

At the beginning seat belts cost $200 and nobody bought them.

I think women are great drivers. To be honest, I've only been in one car accident - one of my best friends, his wife was driving. She went into oncoming traffic, our car flipped almost four times. I didn't even have time to put on a seat belt, because they'd just picked me up.


Fasten your seat belts, it's going to be a bumpy night!

We're one of the forces that causes actors to fasten seat belts before they take off chasing the bad guy in the car... or removes some of the cigarette smoking on television.

He's too nervous to kill himself. He wears his seat belt in a drive-in movie.

Without liberals we wouldn't have unions.

We wouldn't have environmental protections. We wouldn't have seat belts or birth control or the ACLU! Any of these things!

Muhammad Ali: Superman Don't need no seat belt.

Flight Attendant: Superman Don't need no airplane, either.


So I got off the plane and I forget to take off my seat-belt and I'm dragging the plane through the terminal... The wings are knocking people over.

Safety was not a big thing when I was growing up.

A seat belt was something that got in the way: 'Ma, the seat belt is digging into my back.' 'Stuff it down into the seat. And roll those windows up, you're letting the smoke out'

Fasten your seat belts, it's going to be a bumpy night! As Margo Channing in All About Eve

I used to be a reasonably careless and adventurous person before I had children;

now I am morbidly obsessed by seat-belts and constantly afraid that low-flying aircraft will drop on my children's school.

How do you think it would feel to be obliged to ask for a seat-belt extender on an airplane? For the unfashionably bulgy, life is a series of small humiliations.


It's as if people used the invention of seat belts as an opportunity to take up drunk driving.

He could hardly imagine anymore what his life would be without the weight of his hidden knowledge. He'd come to think of it as a kind of penance. It was self-destructive, he could see that, but that was the way things were. People smoked, they jumped out of airplanes, they drank too much and got into their cars and drove without seat belts.

You have to unhook your seat belt." "That's not true." "I'm afraid it's difficult to walk on the beach if you're strapped to a car seat.

Mrs. Bonneville never buckled her seat belt, even though it was required by state law; an ardent libertarian, she opposed government meddling in all matters of personal choice.

Government is a health hazard. Governments have killed many more people than cigarettes or unbuckled seat belts ever have.


I think sometimes when you can feel the velocity of change, like nowadays, you really need a seat belt. It's almost like having a growth spurt that you can feel, like a 16-year-old who woke up one day and grew four inches literally overnight. That can be a painful thing sometimes.

Seat belts come with a car so therefore you should be required to use them, but a helmet does not come with the bike.

Book your life choices in advance the same way you would book flights, car rentals, hotels, and excursions. Figure out early on in your career whether you intend to be financially independent or marry a rich man, join the ranks of the professional elite or be the stay-at- home type, postpone having children or find part-time employment. Then fasten your seat belt and sit tight as you watch your trajectory veer off course.

We take our vitamins, we go to exercise class, we put on our seat belts.

And then something blindsides us and gives the lie to our carefully constructed facade of safety.

Oh, I never use a seat belt. I don't believe in gravity.


The step between prudence and paranoia is short and steep.

Prudence wears a seat belt. Paranoia avoids cars. Prudence washes with soap. Paranoia avoids human contact. Prudence saves for old age. Paranoia hoards even trash. Prudence prepares and plans, paranoia panics. Prudence calculates the risk and takes the plunge. Paranoia never enters the water.

The captain has just turned on the fasten-seat-belt-sign.

He didn't mean to, but the joint he was smoking fell in his lap, and when he jumped up, his head hit the switch.

One nice thing about the Third World, you don't have to fasten your seat belt.

(Or stop smoking. Or cut down on saturated fats.) It takes a lot off your mind when average life expectancy is forty-five minutes.

I don’t need anything else. I get out of bed every morning and face the world because you’re in it.” He turned the corner and pulled up in front of the Crossfire behind the Bentley. He killed the engine, released his seat belt, and took a deep breath. “Because of you, the world makes sense to me in a way it didn’t before. I have a place now, with you.

Your past wouldn’t frighten me,” I said, buckling my seat belt across my lap. “I’m guessing I’d be more appalled than anything.