"If one's honest about it, spending time in a car with children is pretty ghastly."
"If GM had kept up with technology like the computer industry has, we would all be driving $25 cars that got 1,000 MPG."Arabella Weir 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."Arabella Weir on Richard Pryor
"Car designers are just going to have to come up with an automobile that outlasts the payments."Arabella Weir 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."Arabella Weir on Steven Wright
"I replaced the headlights in my car with strobe lights, so it looks like I'm the only one moving."Arabella Weir on Steven Wright
"My dad was a diplomat and after living in America, where I was born, he was posted to Cairo."
"In the 20 long, hungry years between my late teens and late 30s I bought in to virtually every new diet and/or exercise regime that hoved into view, particularly at this most vulnerable time for those of us prone to poor body image - a new year."
"Sticking to a diet required me to have a permanently low self-esteem. But happily, I developed other skills beyond a fluctuating weight, eventually building up a different source of self-worth."
"Look, I want what's good for everybody. I want to promote good state education for all. I want to raise standards for all kids, irrespective of race and class but why can't they all just do what I say when I know I'm right?"
"I know a lot of people fear the rougher types who might be at a state school, but surely it is better to know who they are and how to deal with them than for that kind of child to appear as a completely different species to yours."