"Someday we'll look back on this moment and plow into a parked 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."Evan Davis 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."Evan Davis on Richard Pryor
"Car designers are just going to have to come up with an automobile that outlasts the payments."Evan Davis 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."Evan Davis on Steven Wright
"I replaced the headlights in my car with strobe lights, so it looks like I'm the only one moving."Evan Davis on Steven Wright
"It's amazing, if you know what you want to say, how fast it is to write."
"In principle, there are only three main components of spending that much matter to monetary policy: consumer spending, business investment and exports and trade."
"I've always been scared of advertising folk. I've met them at parties and I've been to their offices and I've always found them intimidatingly cool. At one company I visited, they held their meetings in a caravan that had somehow been installed in the place, a rather more exotic place to gather than the typical BBC glass box."
"But beginners to the World Economics Forum have to understand there is no single Davos experience, and there is no single Davos community either. There are numerous tribes who interact only at a minimal level."
"We all know that Americans love their statistics - in sport, obviously. And in finance too."