150 Car Quotes For Those With A Car Addiction

If you can’t get enough of cars, from owning them to looking at them, these car quotes are for you.

For some people, a car is simply a means of transportation.

It’s a way to move from one place to another faster than you could on a foot or a bike or a horse.

However, there are also people who can’t get enough of cars.

They want to look at them, study them, talk about them and own as many as they can.

There might be a favorite model that they love or they may like them all.

If that describes you, you’re sure to enjoy these car quotes. Keep reading!

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Inspirational car quotes about personality and identity

1. “The cars we drive say a lot about us.” ― Alexandra Paul

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2. “When it comes to cars, only two varieties of people are possible – cowards and fools.” ― Russell Baker

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3. “Fast cars are my only vice.” ― Michael Bay

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4. “I’ve always been into cars. Cars are part of our genetic makeup. It’s unavoidable.” ― Matthew Fox

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5. “I thought cars were essential ingredients of life itself.” ― Edward Herrmann

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6. “When a man opens a car door for his wife, it’s either a new car or a new wife.” ― Prince Philip

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7. “Have you ever noticed that anybody driving slower than you is an idiot, and anyone going faster than you is a maniac?” ― George Carlin

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8. “Cars are the reason we, you know, people live or die.” ― Steven Curtis Chapman

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9. “All human males were as fascinated with cars as they were with breasts.” ― Anita Clenney

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10. “There’s three things men always talk about – women, sports, and cars.” ― Mario Lopez

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11. “The way I drive, the way I handle a car, is an expression of my inner feelings.” ― Lewis Hamilton

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12. “Shoes make an outfit; they’re like rims for a car.” ― Omari Hardwick

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13. “One person’s car is another person’s scenery.” ― Jonathan I’ve

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14. “Automobiles have always been part of my life, and I’m sure they always will be. What is it about them that moves me? The sound of a great engine, the unity and uniqueness of an automobile’s engineering and coachwork, the history of the company and the car, and, of course, the sheer beauty of the thing.” ― Edward Herrmann

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15. “I’m a crazy car guy. I’ve got an airplane hangar full of cars.” ― Paul Walker

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16. “I know a lot about cars, man. I can look at any car’s headlights and tell you exactly which way it’s coming.” ― Mitch Hedberg

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Car quotes about advancement and discoveries

17. “Self-driving cars are the natural extension of active safety and obviously something we should do.” ― Elon Musk

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18. “I love vintage cars because you can do so much more to them.” ― T-Pain

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19. “Electric cars are not going to take the market by storm, but it’s going to be a gradual improvement.” ― Carlos Ghosn

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20. “Electric cars aren’t pollution-free; they have to get their energy from somewhere.” ― Alexandra Paul

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21. “Generally, cars were not built to sit on dealer lots. It encourages the wrong kind of behavior in the whole system.” ― Rick Wagoner

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22. “I couldn’t find the sports car of my dreams, so I built it myself.” ― Ferdinand Porsche

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23. “Flying cars are not a very efficient way to move things from one point to another.” ― Bill Gates

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24. “I’ve always been asked, ‘What is my favorite car?’ and I’ve always said ‘The next one.’” ― Carroll Shelby

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25. “We at BMW do not build cars as consumer objects, just to drive from A to B. We build mobile works of art.” ― Chris Bangle

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26. “I really do encourage other manufacturers to bring electric cars to market. It’s a good thing, and they need to bring it to market and keep iterating and improving and make better and better electric cars, and that’s what going to result in humanity achieving a sustainable transport future. I wish it was growing faster than it is.” ― Elon Musk

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Car quotes about racing and competition

27. “I love fast cars… and to go too fast in them.” ― Lara Flynn Boyle

28. “If you’re in control, you’re not going fast enough.” ― Parnelli Jones

29. “A racing car is an animal with a thousand adjustments.” ― Mario Andretti

30. “Straight roads are for fast cars, turns are for fast drivers.” ― Colin McRae

31. “Fast cars like Porsches and Ferraris – they are things of beauty.” ― Rod Stewart

32. “You’re safer in the race car than you are in cars going to and from the track.” ― Mario Andretti

33. “Race cars are neither beautiful nor ugly. They become beautiful when they win.” ― Enzo Ferrari

34. “Race cars, no matter what size or shape they are, they do the same things. It is not complicated.” ― Tony Stewart

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Car quotes about happiness and emotions

35. “Cars bring me sheer joy.” ― Evan Spiegel

36. “Everything in life is somewhere else, and you get there in a car.” ― E. B. White

37. “I am emotional about engines, if you hurt my car, you hurt my heart.” ― Amit Kalantri

38. “You can know or not know how a car runs and still enjoy riding in a car.” ― David Byrne

39. “Money may not buy happiness, but I’d rather cry in a Jaguar than on a bus.” ― Françoise Sagan

40. “A dream without ambition is like a car without gas… you’re not going anywhere.” ― Sean Hampton

41. “There’s a lot of stress… but once you get in the car, all that goes out the window.” ― Dan Brown

Car quotes about human and society

42. “A new car is not going to change your life.” ― Monica Ali

43. “All of those cars were once just a dream in somebody’s head.” ― Peter Gabriel

44. “When you have a great car, you want people to see the car.” ― Andris Nelsons

45. “The best car safety device is a rear-view mirror with a cop in it.” ― Dudley Moore

46. “If you think nobody cares if you’re alive, try missing a couple of car payments.” ― Earl Wilson

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

48. “There’s no way we could take cars off the planet and not have our society fall apart. So they’re a necessary evil, in that sense.” ― Lindsay Wagner

49. “Consumers do not want a perceived cheap car; they want a car to flaunt. A car is as much about status and identity as it is about transport.” ― Jens Martin Skibsted

50. “It’s like driving your car. If you drive too fast on the highway, you will topple, so you better maintain your speed. Life is similar to that, and that’s the way you have to control your head.” ― A. R. Rahman

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51. “Modern cars I don’t like so much.” ― Amber Heard

52. “We aren’t addicted to oil, but our cars are.” ― James Woolsey

53. “Cars mean nothing to me. I’m not a car guy.” ― Penn Jillettecar

54. “There’s nothing wrong with the car except that it’s on fire.” ― Murray Walker

55. “The ideal racecar will expire 100 yards past the finish line.” ― Stirling Moss

56. “Older cars tend to drive like older cars. That is not for me.” ― Robert Herjavec

57. “A car is like a mother-in-law – if you let it, it will rule your life.” ― Jaime Lerner

58. “The racing driver needs to be fed a diet of other racing drivers.” ― Carroll Smith

59. “A city that outdistances man’s walking powers is a trap for man.” ― Arnold Toynbee

60. “Racing … it’s life. Everything that comes before or after is just waiting.” ― Michael Delaney

Exciting car quotes and sayings

61. “I love the wheels, I mean steering wheel.” ― Amit Kalantri

62. “Cars are the sculptures of our everyday lives.” ― Chris Bangle

63. “If a part can be installed incorrectly, it will be.” ― Murphy’s Law

64. “I think we have to act like stars because it is expected of us. So we drive our big cars and live in our smart houses.” — Maurice Gibb

65. “Never lend your car to anyone to whom you have given birth.” ― Erma Bombeck

66. “A fast car can make women ‘like’ a man; and a man ‘like’ women … fast.” ― Mokokoma

67. “If your car could travel at the speed of light, would your headlights work?” ― Steven Wright

68. “A muscle is like a car. If you want it to run well early in the morning, you have to warm it up.” ― Florence Griffith

69. “You can’t make a racehorse out of a pig. But if you work hard enough at it you can make a mighty fast pig.” ― Bob Akin

70. “Any man who can drive safely while kissing a pretty girl is simply not giving the kiss the attention it deserves.” ― Albert Einstein

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71. “I don’t buy fur coats or jewelry. I have old cars.” ― Peta Wilson

72. “If the car feels like it is on rails, you are probably driving too slow.” ― Ross Bentley

73. “In your life, always be like a driver who runs the car not just a car.” Santosh Kalwar

74. “Nothing ages your car as much as the sight of your neighbor’s new one.” ― EVAN ESAR

75. “The way I drive and handle a car is an expression of my inner feelings.” ― Lewis Hamilton

76.  “Take care of your car in the garage, and the car will take care of you on the road.” ― Amit Kalantri

77. “The car is the closest thing we will ever create to something that is alive.” ― Sir Alec Issigonis

78. “I am so obsessed with the cars that sometimes I feel like my heart is not a muscle, it’s an engine.” ― Amit

79. “When you are fitted in a racing car and you race to win, second or third place is not enough.” ― Ayrton Senna

80. “You’ll always remember your first car and the memories that come with it – that sense of adventure!” ― Paddy McGuinness

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Car quotes for automobile fanatics

81. “I drive a car that has pleather seats.” ― Kathy Freston

82. “I like fast cars. And I like champions.” ― Martina Hingis

83. “Cars are simply near and dear to my heart.” ― John Lasseter

84. “I love sleeping in a moving car more than sleeping in bed.” ― Ben stein

85. “I had to stop driving my car for a while… the tires got dizzy.” ― Steven Wright

86. “Some men take good care of a car; others treat it like one of the family.” ― Evan Esar

87. “I have a passion for fast cars. To drive them means pure joy to me.” ― Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang

88. “It’s a never-ending battle of making your cars better and also trying to be better yourself.” ― Dale Earnhardt

89. “I love everything from old-school cars to whatever the latest muscle or luxury vehicles are.” ― Ludacris

90. “Driving race cars was an avenue for me to learn how to build my own car, and that was my ambition all along.” ― Carroll Shelby

Car quotes for a luxurious lifestyle

91. “I’ve always loved fast vehicles and looking at interesting cars.” ― Ndamukong Suh

92. “I don’t like to go over curbs, because I don’t want to be hard on the car.” ― Alain Prost

93. “I’m actually quite modest. All I want is a nice car. All I want is a drink at midnight on Sunday night and I’ll be a very happy man.” ― Gavin Friday

94. “There wasn’t a moment where I got into cars. It wasn’t a conscience decision or something that came later, it was there since I was born. I just love it.” ― Eric Bana

95. “When I finish a song, I never feel like I want to restrict its life. I feel that once I’ve done something, it’s out. It’s in people’s ears, cars, headphones. It has its own journey.” ― Imogen Heap

96. “I like to get away from noise, although I will play noisy music in my car to keep myself awake. But my ears need a rest sometimes. I do enjoy listening to classical music.” ― Chuck Panozzo

97. “Maybe in 10 years,I’ll only be doing “classical” comedy. Or crashing my car into trees.” ― Michael Showalter
98. “When you’re in a car which can win every race, or fight for a win every race, that is pressure.” ― Jenson Button

99. “I have a very tiny house in Burbank. I drive an 8-year-old car. I’m gonna drive it into the ground. I enjoy what I enjoy.” ― Patton Oswalt

100. “Never try to do anything artistic when you’re feeling something overwhelming. It’s like driving a car: If you’re experiencing road rage, pull over.” ― Stephin Merritt

Car Quotes to Consider When Buying A Car

101. “People are passionate about their cars. Drivers compare many makes and models when they are shopping for a car.” — Lori Barker

102. “A car costs a lot of money! People should take their time and learn as much as they can before they spend a large amount of money on any item, including a car.” — Lori Barker

103. “Hybrid cars weren’t designed for better economy. No matter the hype, they were designed to protect the environment. Great fuel economy is a bonus.” — Lauren Fix

104. “Before you buy a car, you must consider a world of choices.” — Lauren Fix

105. “If you take charge of your car, it will take care of you. It won’t leave you stranded, broke, brokenhearted, or bewildered.” — Lauren Fix

106. “As has been seen, for many car ownership was only possible by combining incomes or making savings elsewhere is family spending.” — Sean O’Connell

107. “Clearly it is in the economic realm that the car has had its most direct impact on society.” — Jeffrey E. Nash

108. “I don’t need a car very often, car sharing holds a good deal or appeal.” — Kevin Klinkenberg

109. “Car sharing would allow me to have all the benefits of having a car when I need one without the hassles of owning one.” — Kevin Klinkenberg

110. “Good balance is a must for a good sports car.” — Sandra Donovan

Capturing the Spirit of Automobiles with Memorable Car Quotes

111. “Cars are potent symbols and accessories which are consumed world wide in image if not substance.” — Karel Williams

112. “Don’t wonder how to drive this car, just a simple simple rule to know, know that / You should drive at the maximum speed, because we don’t want to get bored!” — Christopher Hamill

113. “As I understand, this car is grand, it’s a leader in its field / So! Though simple it seems to drive easily, and the guarantee is sealed.” — Christopher Hamill

114. “If some of my homes / Had been more like my car / I probably wouldn’t have / Traveled this far.” — Paul Simon

115. “Here in my car / I feel safest of all / I can lock all my doors / It’s the only way to live / In cars.” — Gary Anthony James Webb

116. “It’s like driving a car at night. You never see further than your headlights, but you can make the whole trip that way.” — E. L. Doctorow

117. “Car designers are just going to have to come up with an automobile that outlasts the payments.” — Erma Bombeck

118. “I hooked up my accelerator pedal in my car to my brake lights. I hit the gas, people behind me stop, and I’m gone.” — Steven Wright

119. “I think about cars to try and distract myself. It’s a good way to relax, take your mind off everything.” — Asafa Powell

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120. “So much of my life is spent just focused on driving race cars.” — Jeff Gordon

Journey Through Timeless Car Quotes

121. “This grumpy old race car I know once told me something, ‘It’s an empty cup.’” ― Lightning McQueen

122. “You will never be the racer you once were. Accept it. You can’t turn back the clock, kid. But, you can wind it up again.” ― Smokey

123. “If I had to own a car, I rather have a small one… A small trunk will constantly remind me to pack light and remain minimalist.” ― Rodolfo Peon

124. “I’m not an expert of cars but I know how they make me feel.” ― Gwen Ro

125. “Cars have become an essential ingredient of modern life, as shoes used to be.” ― Debasish Mridha

126. “A car is one of the most interesting inventions, but driving is one of the most boring activities.” ― Mokokoma Mokhonoana

127. “Some people often drive to a place they do not need to go to, in order to feed the illusion that they need to have a car.” ― Mokokoma Mokhonoana

128. “On your journey to nature, take your cat along, and leave your car at home.” ― Michael Bassey Johnson

129. “Our cars are turning into smartphones with wheels.” ― Mokokoma Mokhonoana

130. “With each replacement of parts, a car slowly becomes Chinese.” ― Mr. Kuniyasu

Exploring the Road of Life with Car Quotes

131. I was a workaholic. I never stopped. I lived in fifth gear. I bought cars. I invested in stocks. I made more money than I had ever imagined.” ― Mitch Albom

132. “I don’t run a car, have never run a car. I could say that this is because I have this extremely tender environmentalist conscience, but the fact is I hate driving.” ― David Attenborough

133. “I hate fishing, and I can’t imagine why anyone would want to hike when you can get in the car and drive.” ― Joseph Barbera

134. “I don’t know how to drive a car. The only thing I can do is act, but it’s not something I even feel comfortable doing.” ― Javier Bardem

135. “I want a pit crew… I hate the procedure I currently have to go through when I have car problems.” ― Dave Barry

135. I know I’m not supposed to like muscle cars, but I like muscle cars.” ― Joe Biden

136. It seems to me I spent my life in car pools, but you know, that’s how I kept track of what was going on.” ― Barbara Bush

137. “I never listen to the radio unless I rent a car.” ― David Byrne

138. “I was 16 years old, driving to LA, and sleeping in my car, just trying to make it happen.” ― Nick Cannon

139. “I swear my car won’t run unless I’m picking my nose: At least, I’m that superstitious about it, so I don’t want to take any chances.” ― Adam Carolla

140. “I’m a sort of nuts-and-bolts guy. I’m into turning wrenches and swinging a hammer and wrenching on cars.” ― Adam Carolla

141. “People get very thoughtful when they are in cars. I no longer care for cars. I don’t collect them.” — Mick Jagger

142. “In the future, you’ll simply jump into your car, turn on the Internet, turn on a movie and sit back and relax and turn on the automatic pilot, and the car will drive itself.” — Michio Kaku

143. “White is actually one of my favorite colors. I have a white car. I love white.” — Kim Kardashian

144. “I like the desert for short periods of time, from inside a car, with the windows rolled up, and the doors locked. I prefer beach resorts with room service.” — Anne Lamott

145. “It’s nice to have a pause to parent and to be more present at home, teaching them how to drive cars and navigate boys and all this sort of thing.” — Diane Lane

146. “I’ve loved car racing all my life. I watch NASCAR regularly, and drag racing because we have Raceway Park in New Jersey. I think I got it from my father.” — Queen Latifah

147. “I’ve always had an affinity and a passion for cars and that whole car culture.” — Ludacrisa

148. “I had so many older brothers who beat up on me, so I’m a tough kid. I love mixed martial arts, weapons training, guns, knives, driving fast cars and motorcycles.” — Kellan Lutz

149. “Transcendental meditation is like a car, a vehicle that allows you to go within. It’s a mental technique.” — David Lynch

150. “Things in themselves have no life in them. A car can’t comfort or encourage you. A house means nothing if there’s no life and love inside.” — Joyce Meyer

What did you learn from these car quotes?

The first car was invented back in 1886 and they haven’t stopped changing and adapting from that moment on.

Car companies learned how to get faster at making them so they could produce them for less money and for more people.

They moved from all looking pretty much the same to having very different appearances.

We can now choose from vintage cars, used cars, or new ones.

There are cars, trucks, vans, and SUVs. And we can choose to make them any color that we want.

You may have a bigger appreciation for vintage cars or the old muscle cars or you may love to see what the new adaptions are coming out each year.

Whatever side you fall on, there’s something about a love for cars that can bond people together.

What’s your biggest takeaway from these car quotes and sayings?

Do you have any other favorite quotes to add?

Let us know in the comment section below.

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