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Brock Yates Quotes

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

Related topics: Car

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

Don't get me wrong, I think bikes are terrific.
I own several of my own, including a trendy mountain style,
and ride them for pleasure and light exercise.
- Brock Yates

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

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Regardless, I did rise to the editorship before embarking
on a freelance career in the late '60's.
- Brock Yates

I have four grown children and two tiny grandchildren.
- Brock Yates

The bicycle is a former child's toy that has now been
elevated to icon status because,
presumably, it can move the human form from pillar
to post without damage to the environment.
- Brock Yates

 

Had I been more responsible I might have made something
of myself as a junk bond trader,
long-haul trucker or perhaps a plumbing contractor.
- Brock Yates

Books are mirrors:
you only see in them what you already have inside you.
- Carlos Ruiz Zafon

Who has fully realized that history
is not contained in thick books
but lives in our very blood?
- Carl Jung

Our Lord has written the promise of the resurrection,
not in books alone, but in every leaf in spring-time.
- Martin Luther PHOTO

Books can only reveal us to ourselves,
and as often as they do us this service we lay them aside.
- Henry David Thoreau

You don't have to burn books to destroy a culture.
Just get people to stop reading them.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Good friends, good books and a sleepy conscience:
this is the ideal life.
- Mark Twain

Books and friends should be few but good.
- Anonymous

Books serve to show a man
that those original thoughts of his
aren't very new at all.
- Abraham Lincoln

Nature and books belong to the eyes that see them.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Movies are not scripts - movies are films;
they're not books,
they're not the theatre.
- Nicolas Roeg

Be careful about reading health books.
You may die of a misprint.
- Mark Twain

I live alone, with cats, books, pictures,
fresh vegetables to cook, the garden,
the hens to feed.
- Jeanette Winterson

A house without books is like a room without windows.
- Horace Mann

And this, our life, exempt from public haunt,
finds tongues in trees, books in the running brooks,
sermons in stones, and good in everything.
- William Shakespeare

Reading about nature is fine, but if a person
walks in the woods and listens carefully,
he can learn more than what is in books,
for they speak with the voice of God.
- George Washington Carver

The man who does not read good books
has no advantage over the man who cannot read them.
- Mark Twain

True justice is not a matter of courts and law books,
but of a commitment in each of us to liberty and mutual respect.
- Jimmy Carter

A morning-glory at my window satisfies me more than
the metaphysics of books.
- Walt Whitman

All of the books in the world contain no more information
than is broadcast as video in a single large American city in a single year.
Not all bits have equal value.
- Carl Sagan

Books are the treasured wealth of the world
and the fit inheritance of generations and nations.
- Henry David Thoreau

The love of learning, the sequestered nooks,
And all the sweet serenity of books.
- Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Wisdom is not wisdom when it is derived from books alone.
- Horace

We do not need to proselytize
either by our speech or by our writing.
We can only do so really with our lives.
Let our lives be open books for all to study.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Books are the greatest gift one person can give another.
- Bono

Keeping books on social aid is capitalistic nonsense.
I just use the money for the poor.
I can't stop to count it.
- Evita Peron

Read the best books first,
or you may not have a chance to read them at all.
- Henry David Thoreau

I still find each day too short for all the thoughts I want to think,
all the walks I want to take, all the books I want to read,
and all the friends I want to see.
- John Burroughs

Books! I dunno if I ever told you this,
but books are the greatest gift one person can give another.
- Bono

If you want to read about love and marriage,
you've got to buy two separate books.
- Alan King

Earth and sky, woods and fields, lakes and rivers,
the mountain and the sea, are excellent schoolmasters,
and teach some of us more than we can ever learn from books.
- John Lubbock

Well, now that he's finished one building,
he'll Le Corbusier go write four books about it.
- Frank Lloyd Wright

There are relatively few science fiction or fantasy
books with the main character being an old person.
- Elizabeth Moon

There are many little ways to enlarge your child's world.
Love of books is the best of all.
- Jackie Kennedy

I've always felt, in all my books, that there's a deep
decency in the American people and a native intelligence -
providing they have the facts,
providing they have the information.
- Studs Terkel

A house without books is like a room without windows.
No man has a right to bring up his children without
surrounding them with books,
if he has the means to buy them.
- Horace Mann

I had to learn chord shapes.
I bought books with chord charts.
I used to listen to all kinds of pop music.
- Mick Taylor

I first began to read religious books at school,
and especially the Bible, when I was eleven years old;
and almost immediately commenced a habit of secret prayer.
- Francis W. Newman

Reading was a big thing, yes.
Books were a big thing.
But the things that stick out were the newspapers.
- James Earl Jones

Books are to be distinguished by the grandeur of their topics
even more than by the manner in which they are treated.
- Henry David Thoreau

I knew it was going to be enormous because of the number
of people who bought the books,
but, to be honest, I never thought it would be bigger than Bond.
Never in a million years.
- Robbie Coltrane

I judged about a zillion awards this year so I've been
reading a lot of books that just came out.
- Rick Moody

I like to deal with EVERY aspect of our condition,
and that means terror and humor in equal mix.
Some books have more room for humor than others.
- Dean Koontz

Besides, most of the books I like involve people I
could never play in a million years.
- Hugh Dancy

It is the interest one takes in books that makes a library.
And if a library have interest it is;
if not,
it isn't.
- Carolyn Wells

Observation more than books and experience more than persons,
are the prime educators.
- Amos Bronson Alcott

Books are the ever burning lamps of accumulated wisdom.
- George William Curtis

Most people don't have the money to spend on advertising
to create awareness among readers,
nor do they have the contacts at newspapers or magazines
to get their books reviewed.
- Sara Paretsky

I think really good books can be read by anybody.
- Norton Juster

I used to take five or six books away and bring five or six books back.
Nobody gave me direction or advice and I read much
in the way that a boy might watch television.
- John McGahern

Books are not made for furniture, but there is nothing
else that so beautifully furnishes a house.
- Henry Ward Beecher

Mr. Arthur Ashe, he was good.
I read some of his books.
He knew about everything, but he was real quiet and didn't talk much.
I never met him.
- Mike Tyson

When the Supreme Court moved to Washington in 1800,
it was provided with no books, which probably accounts
for the high quality of early opinions.
- Robert Jackson

Christ himself wrote nothing, but furnished endless
material for books and songs of gratitude and praise.
- Philip Schaff

Look at lots of exhibitions and books,
and don't get hung up on cameras and technical things.
Photography is about images.
- Fay Godwin

Being an actor, you are recognized for being somebody else,
whereas these books are distilled from me.
- Jamie Lee Curtis

Books give not wisdom where none was before.
But where some is, there reading makes it more.
- Elizabeth Hardwick

The books are funny and sad, and that's what people respond to.
- Paula Danziger

We don't need lists of rights and wrongs,
tables of do's and don'ts: we need books,
time, and silence.
Thou shalt not is soon forgotten, but Once upon a time lasts forever.
- Philip Pullman

I enjoy adapting my own work, or anybody's work.
I like to adapt books.
- Joseph Wambaugh

When I decided to take writing seriously,
I did a lot of reading and analyzing of the books I liked,
and came up with what I thought were pretty sound plotting and structure basics.
- George Stephen

To read too many books is harmful.
- Mao Zedong

Books are those faithful mirrors that reflect to our
mind the minds of sages and heroes.
- Edward Gibbon

There's a whole bunch of unfinished stuff.
Then I've got books of lyrics.
I find it frustrating to finish a song and not be able to record it...
so I don't write a million songs.
- Christine McVie


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