"Twenty years ago, I was living in a lovely cottage on the edge of Dartmoor but I couldn't afford to run a car."
"If GM had kept up with technology like the computer industry has, we would all be driving $25 cars that got 1,000 MPG."Mary Wesley on Bill Gates
"There was a time in my life when I thought I had everything - millions of dollars, mansions, cars, nice clothes, beautiful women, and every other materialistic thing you can imagine. Now I struggle for peace."Mary Wesley on Richard Pryor
"Car designers are just going to have to come up with an automobile that outlasts the payments."Mary Wesley on Erma Bombeck
"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."Mary Wesley on Steven Wright
"I replaced the headlights in my car with strobe lights, so it looks like I'm the only one moving."Mary Wesley on Steven Wright
"Women's courage is rather different from men's. The fact that women have to bring up children and look after husbands makes them braver at facing long-term issues, such as illness. Men are more immediately courageous. Lots of people are brave in battle."
"I have deliberately left Sylvester and Julia's appearances to the reader's imagination."
"Imagination which comes into play in falling in love is different from any other. Certainly in my case, and I've fallen in love all my life, one imagines the person to be as you want them to be. They frequently turn out to be someone different, for better or worse."
"That image of the countryside being a threatening place still exists. People continue to resist the challenge of learning about aspects of life they don't understand."
"We're all like children. We may think we grow up, but to me, being grown up is death, stopping thinking, trying to find out things, going on learning."
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