"'Blind Curve,' the book I'm working on now, sprang from a crazy incident that happened to me last year while on my book tour. I was pulled out of my car for a minor traffic violation - an incident that escalated into my being thrown into cuffs and told I was going to jail. Except in my story, the hero doesn't get off as easily as I did."
"If GM had kept up with technology like the computer industry has, we would all be driving $25 cars that got 1,000 MPG."Andrew Gross 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."Andrew Gross on Richard Pryor
"Car designers are just going to have to come up with an automobile that outlasts the payments."Andrew Gross 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."Andrew Gross on Steven Wright
"I replaced the headlights in my car with strobe lights, so it looks like I'm the only one moving."Andrew Gross on Steven Wright
"'Eyes Wide Open' took shape from two real life events straight from my own past. One was the sad suicide of my young nephew, a troubled kid, who was found at the bottom of a landmark cliff in central California. The second was a chance encounter forty years ago with none other than, ahem, Charles Manson!"