It’s often said that a man and his car share a special type of bond. Fast cars and the smell of gasoline is an escape for some, soothing in a way. When you’re feeling bad a good cruise always helps take the edge off and allows you to collect your thoughts. Whether it’s movies, TV or real life there are other gear-bros out there that can relate to you and have even coined a few phrases.
Currently, the first thing that comes to a lot of minds is the quote from the late Paul Walker who said, “If one day the speed kills me, don’t cry. Because I was smiling.”
Like Walker, there are plenty of bros out there who share a love for cars and are also able to come up with some pretty awesome quotes that exemplify that love.
If you’re a bro who loves rubber burning, drifting, dragging or all of the above, we’ve got 10 quotes that gear-heads or gear-bros should probably know off the top of the insane dome of theirs. So grab your tools because these just might inspire you to go out and build your own monster of a vehicle.
Here are 10 quotes that will rev any gearhead’s engine
“Customs are for getting girls. Hot rods are for getting rid of them.” – Robert Williams
“I live my life a quarter mile at a time. Nothing else matters: not the mortgage, not the store, not my team and all their bullshit. For those ten seconds or less, I’m free.” – Dominic Toretto
“Having sex or boosting cars… Um, oo! Well, uh… How about having sex WHILE boosting cars?” – Memphis Raines
“I think fear is what keeps us from going over the edge. I mean, as a race car driver, I don’t think what makes a good race car driver is a fearless person. I think it’s somebody that is comfortable being behind the wheel of something that’s somewhat out of control.” – Jeff Gordon
“You win some, lose some, and wreck some.” – Dale Earnhardt
“I hate to take compromises with a racing car. The more standard a car is, the more compromises you have to take.” – Michael Schumacher
“I don’t design cars. I’m not a designer. I know what I desire to be built, I know what the end result is, the horsepower, the competition we’ll be working against – but I leave it to the people who work with me to put it all together. I don’t do anything.” – Carroll Shelby
“I’m just going to keep driving and have a good time doing it.” – Dale Earnhardt Jr.
“Aerodynamics are for people who can’t build engines.” – Enzo Ferrari
“I was quiet, a loner. I was one of those children where, if you put me in a room and gave me some crayons and a pencils, you wouldn’t hear from me for nine straight hours. And I was always drawing racing cars and rockets and spaceships and planes, things that were very fast that would take me away.” – Gary Oldman