Quotes of Engine

“ The will is never free — it is always attached to an object, a purpose. It is simply the engine in the car — it can't steer. ”

- Joyce Cary

“ The universe, as far as we can observe it, is a wonderful and immense engine. ”

- George Santayana

“ Whenever our neighbor's house is on fire, it cannot be amiss for the engines to play a little on our own. ”

- Edmund Burke

“ Worry is like racing the engine of an automobile without letting in the clutch. ”

- Corrie ten Boom

“ The desire to understand the world and the desire to reform it are the two great engines of progress, without which human society would stand still or retrogress. ”

- Bertrand Russell

“ Google actually relies on our users to help with our marketing. We have a very high percentage of our users who often tell others about our search engine. ”

- Sergey Brin

“ I'd rather have a search engine or a compiler on a deserted island than a game. ”

- John Carmack

“ On a good day, I view the job of president as directing an orchestra. On the dark days, it is more like that of a clutch-engaging the engine to effect forward motion, while taking greater friction. ”

- A. Bartlett Giamatti

“ The engine of the Panzer is a weapon just as the main-gun. ”

- Heinz Guderian

“ The engine of the tank is a weapon just as the main-gun. ”

- Heinz Guderian

“ People come to Washington believing it's the center of power. I know I did. It was only much later that I learned that Washington is a steering wheel that's not connected to the engine. ”

- Richard Goodwin

“ People say New Yorkers can't get along. Not true. I saw two New Yorkers, complete strangers, sharing a cab. One guy took the tires and the radio; the other guy took the engine. ”

- David Letterman

“ Life is 440 horsepower in a 2-cylinder engine. ”

- Henry Miller

“ As late as 1842 a train was started only when sufficient traffic was waiting along the road to warrant the use of the engine. ”

- John Moody

“ The ultimate search engine would basically understand everything in the world, and it would always give you the right thing. And we're a long, long ways from that. ”

- Larry Page

“ I put a new engine in my car, but forgot to take the old one out. Now my car goes 500 miles per hour. The harmonica sounds amazing. ”

- Steven Wright

“ conflict is the primary engine of creativity and innovation. People don't learn by staring into a mirror; people learn by encountering difference. ”

- Ronald Heifetz

“ I do not fear failure. I only fear the slowing up of the engine inside of me, which is pounding, saying, "Keep going. Someone must be on top; why not you?". ”

- George S. Patton

“ Ambition is a dream with a V8 engine. ”

- Elvis Presley

“ Life without emotions is like an engine without fuel. ”

- Mary Astor

“ What makes the engine go? Desire, desire, desire. ”

- Stanley Kunitz

“ The gods gave man fire and he invented fire engines. They gave him love and he invented marriage. ”

- Unknown

“ The sense of humor is the oil of life's engine. Without it, the machinery creaks and groans. No lot is so hard, no aspect of things is so grim, but it relaxes before a hearty laugh. ”

- George S. Merriam

“ As American productivity, once the exuberant engine of national wealth, has dipped to an embarrassingly uncompetitive low, Americans have shaken their heads: the country's old work ethic is dead. ”

- Lance Morrow

“ Fire and swords are slow engines of destruction, compared to the tongue of a Gossip. ”

- Sir Richard Steele

“ Eagles may soar, but weasels don't get sucked into jet engines. ”

- John Benfield

“ I happened on the idea of fitting an engine to a bicycle simply because I did not want to ride crowded trains and buses. ”

- Soichiro Honda

“ Nor aught availed him now to have built in heaven high towers; nor did he scrape by all his engines, but was headlong sent with his industrious crew to build in hell. ”

- John Milton

“ O, for an engine, to keep back all clocks, or make the sun forget his motion! ”

- Ben Jonson

“ Prayer is the great engine to overthrow and rout my spiritual enemies, the great means to procure the graces of which I stand in hourly need. ”

- John Newton
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