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1. "Ellie, I came back early because I was driving everyone around me crazy. When I wasn't texting you or talking to you, I was talking about you, and thinking about you, and wondering about you...you get the idea."
Author: Autumn Doughton
2. "I learned in the computer game business early on that all senses are not equal. The best example is, you're listening to a radio play and you're driving down the road, and suddenly you realize you haven't seen the road in five minutes. It's because your visual cortex has been partying with your imagination, basically."
Author: Brenda Laurel
3. "Jem is nothing but goodness. That he struck you last night only shows how capable you are of driving even saints to madness."
Author: Cassandra Clare
4. "No one ever stepped forward to protect me, Inspector. I wonder why I should feel any driving sense of duty to protect anyone else. Let me tell you something about love. It can be very cruel and very greedy. I've had done with it. And that has given me a freedom that I cherish."
Author: Charles Todd
5. "I was in the Pritikin Center in Santa Monica once, trying to lose 30 or 40 pounds in a month. I'd work... on a treadmill and with the weights, but it was driving me nuts. So I escaped. Tom Arnold picked me up and we went to Le Dome and had tons of desserts."
Author: Chris Farley
6. "The beauty of mindful-life-breath meditation is that you are not restricted to having to sit in the lotus position to be present. Whether you are on a busy train, driving a car or walking down a crowded high-street, you can easily remind yourself to focus on your breathing. Appreciate the subtle sensation of oxygen flowing in and out of your nostrils."
Author: Christopher Dines
7. "Because I'm a young black man driving a really nice, expensive car, I sometimes get harassed when I'm rolling through a ghetto neighbourhood."
Author: Coolio
8. "My mother said I should have a 'change of scenery.' The word scenery made be think of a play. And as we were driving around, it made sense that way. Because no matter how much the scenery changed, we were still on the same stage."
Author: David Levithan
9. "I roll the window downAnd then begin to breathe inThe darkest country roadAnd the strong scent of evergreenFrom the passenger seat as you are driving me home.Then looking upwardsI strain my eyes and tryTo tell the difference between shooting stars and satellitesFrom the passenger seat as you are driving me home."do they collide?" I ask and you smile.With my feet on the dashThe world doesn't matter.When you feel embarrassed then i'll be your prideWhen you need directions then i'll be the guideFor all time."
Author: Death Cab For Cutie
10. "Traveling is irritating to me, but not driving. Going to the airport makes me nervous, but when I set out to just take a leisurely drive, it's blue skies and puffy clouds and time."
Author: Edward Ruscha
11. "The anecdote appears in Théophile Gautier's 1859 biography of Balzac. I wondered if it could be shown that Babel had read Gautier. Then I wondered whether there was anything to eat at home. There wasn't. I got in my car and was driving down El Camino Real when my cell phone started ringing."
Author: Elif Batuman
12. "...we are of a broad, Karamazovian nature--and this is what I am driving at--capable of containing all possible opposites and of contemplating both abysses at once, the abyss above us, an abyss of lofty ideals, and the abyss beneath us, and abyss of the lowest and foulest degradation."
Author: Fyodor Dostoyevsky
13. "I was driving pretty much the way everyone drives in LA, like elephants dancing on each others' backs at a circus."
Author: Gary Reilly
14. "Day 72I remember oranges and you don't mind me leaving the queue momentarily to find some. When you say, Of course, you reach for my arm in sympathy and recognition. This may be the thing that breaks me today, that stops me in my tracks before driving me forward, turning a corner, making something work, letting everything happen. When I return, you're touching my yoghurts, reading the ingredients, as though you are making them yours, protecting them in my absence and amusing yourself with the cherry-ness of them. On days like this, I want to take my strangers home with me."
Author: Gemma Seltzer
15. "The love object occupies the thoughts of the person diagnosed as 'in love' all the time despite the probability that very little is actually known about it. To it are ascribed all qualities considered by the obsessed as good, regardless of whether the object in question possesses those qualities in any degree. Expectations are set up which no human being could fulfill. Thus the object chosen plays a special role in relation to the go of the obsessed, who decided that he or she is the right or the only person for him. In the case of a male this notion may sanction a degree of directly aggressive behavior either in pursuing the object or driving off competition."
Author: Germaine Greer
16. "Theatre is a sacred space for actors. You are responsible; you are in the driving-seat."
Author: Greta Scacchi
17. "Since George was at work, Dad ended up driving both women to the hospital. They clutched each other in the backseat-two huge-bellied, panting, moaning women, both of them freaking out about the work they were missing. Dad sped all the way to the hospital, sure he'd get pulled over and arrested for being a suspected polygamist with a taste for overachievers."
Author: Hilary Duff
18. "She knew enough to recognize that memories were crowding in, and there was nothing he could do. They wouldn't let him speak. She would never know what scenes were driving that turmoil."
Author: Ian McEwan
19. "Where radio is different than fiction is that even mediocre fiction needs purpose, a driving question."
Author: Ira Glass
20. "All the men were driving home from work, wearing railroad hats, baseball hats, all kinds of hats, just like after work in any town anywhere."
Author: Jack Kerouac
21. "The marginal people on the trading desks, there's no skill set. If they don't trade derivatives, I don't know what they can do. The next stop is driving a cab."
Author: James Chanos
22. "I don't have any expectations as an actor, and being rich and famous is not my driving force."
Author: James D'arcy
23. "Cultivating literature as I do upon a little oatmeal, and driving, when in a position to be driven at all, in that humble vehicle, the 'bus, I have had, perhaps, exceptional opportunities for observing their mutual position and behaviour; and it is very peculiar."
Author: James Payn
24. "It's like doing one of those dumb math problems: three people are driving at 20mph in a car carrying two gallons of gas and a horse doing yoga, when a car traveling at 30mph with two clowns drinking cola collides, what time is it in Tokyo? It doesn't make any sense and the only answer I ever come up with is who"
Author: Jane Harvey Berrick
25. "I had to quit my taxi cab driving job because I had no way to get to work. The problem was I kept calling myself to come pick me up."
Author: Jarod Kintz
26. "My grandpa passed a few days ago. But I'm not sad. He was only driving 20 miles an hour, so I'm sure I'll catch up to him."
Author: Jarod Kintz
27. "That's the girl you complain about driving home with every weekend? That's the girl youwhine endlessly about walking in on you when you're acting the fool? That's the girl you dodge calls from and avoid like the plague? Geez Rule I never knew you were gay."
Author: Jay Crownover
28. "See, this favorite child of mine changes by the day. No, by the minute, actually. Who is this favorite child of mine? It's the particular one who is pissing me off least at any given moment in time. They have all had their fair share of being the favorite and they have all inspired the "Oh my God, did I really give birth to you" moments as well. It's one of the best things about having more than one child: there's always another one to go to when one of the others is driving you up a fucking wall."
Author: Jill Smokler
29. "My style was always to put the audience in the driving seat, so they feel they're a part of the action."
Author: John Glen
30. "My dear husband, Richard, has been the driving force behind my success and rise to whatever level I am now. My story and legacy is incomplete without his mention."
Author: Joyce Banda
31. "I know the one time I tried therapy, I did after a month or two, and I only lasted a few months, because I started to worry about being entertaining. I kept driving there once a week for an hour and I'm thinking 'What am I going to talk about today?'"
Author: Justin Kirk
32. "I'm driving," Louis-Cesare said, sliding into the low seat as easily as if he'd done it a hundred times. "You're drunk."I wished. "I had all of two beers, mostly for the water content.""If you needed water, why didn't you drink water?""I don't like water."
Author: Karen Chance
33. "I've been driving since I was 19 years old."
Author: Kathleen Wynne
34. "Look, Laszlo. I'll have the dentist with me, and I don't want to alarm her any more than necessary. So take Vanna out of the backseat and stick her in the trunk."Shanna halted. Her mouth dropped open. Her throat seized up, making it hard to breathe.I don't care how much crap you have in the trunk. We're not driving around with a naked body in the car."Oh no! She gasped for air. He was a hit man."
Author: Kerrelyn Sparks
35. "Ah, God, what an ugly city Ilium is!'Ah, God,' says Bokonon, 'what an ugly city every city is!'Sleet was falling through a motionless blanket of smog. It was early morning. I was riding in the Lincoln sedan of Dr. Asa Breed. I was vaguely ill, still a little drunk from the night before. Dr. Breed was driving. Tracks of a long-abandoned trolley system kept catching the wheels of his car.Breed was a pink old man, very prosperous, beautifully dressed. His manner was civilized, optimistic, capable. I, by contrast, felt bristly, diseased, cynical. I had spent the night with Sandra.My soul seemed as foul as smoke from burning cat fur."
Author: Kurt Vonnegut
36. "We recorded the record on a Saturday afternoon March 30th and I heard the record for the first time on April 6th. I was driving to school, literally seven days later."
Author: Lesley Gore
37. "Sweet jeans," he panted, his fingers finding the bare flesh, feeling the proof of her desire. "I'm going to take you, Bayleigh. Lap up every bit of that sweet cream that's drenching my fingers. Do you know how I've wanted you for the past two weeks, driving myself crazy, imagining it was me fucking you instead of that damned vibrator you use ?"
Author: Liliana Hart
38. "Mama--Mama--I want so many things... I want so many things that they are driving me kind of crazy..."
Author: Lorraine Hansberry
39. "I'll bet he misses it.""Almost as much as I miss him being on the road."She frowned. "You don't really mean that.""Mostly not.""Good. But I do sort of get it," she said slowly. "The siblings-driving-you-crazy thing. My sisters . .. well, they're perfect. As far as my parents are concerned.""Yeah?""Yeah. They're married.""And that's perfect, huh? What about you? You're successful, right? Your column is pretty big.""Oh, it's huge," she said, her tone overdramatic, earning a chuckle from Cole. "I'm kind of a bigdeal. But I don't have a husband, so . . . my parents think maybe I'm not such a big deal.""So, you're the black sheep.""Baaaaa.""Nice.""Thanks."
Author: Maisey Yates
40. "There has to be a way to redirect employee's driving ambition and to channel it more productively. There is. Create heroes in every role. Make every role, performed at excellence, a respected profession."
Author: Marcus Buckingham
41. "She was in control of her life, even though it seemed she wasn't. All she had to do was take the steering wheel and start driving."
Author: Missy Lyons
42. "But the boy protected Yorda from the shadows-that-walk-alone. He took her hand, defended her, swung his thin arm, and fought with his tiny frame, driving them back. If the shades dragged her into their realm, she would once again become a prisoner, and the boy would turn to stone, a sad adornment in the castle. Yorda knew this. But the boy did not--even as he did not know that Yorda was the property of the queen of the castle--and he protected her."
Author: Miyuki Miyabe
43. "Potholes and bumps? Welcome to the world. Every road gas them. They're there to be navigated, avoided, driven over, or through to the other side. Don't keep driving into the pothole."
Author: Nora Roberts
44. "According to Japanese scholar Yuki Tanaka, the United States firebombed over a hundred Japanese cities. Destruction reached 99.5 percent in the city of Toyama, driving Secretary of War Henry Stimson to tell Truman he "did not want to have the US get the reputation of outdoing Hitler in atrocities," though Stimson did almost nothing to halt the slaughter. He had managed to delude himself into believing Arnold's promise that he would limit "damage to civilians." Future Defense Secretary Robert S. McNamara, who was on LeMay's staff in 1945, agreed with his boss's comment that of the United States lost the war, they'd all be tried as war criminals and deserved to be convicted.Hatred towards the Japanese ran so deep that almost no one objected to the mass slaughter of civilians."
Author: Oliver Stone
45. "When you go off in the world and make your life, and you come back to your home town, and you find your old high-school friends driving in the same circles, doing the same things, that's what Hollywood's like. It's a little block, little town. It doesn't really grow or change."
Author: Robert Rodriguez
46. "… saying that you don't have time to improve your thoughts and your life is like saying you don't have time to stop for gas because you're too busy driving. Eventually it will catch up with you." - The Monk who sold his Ferrari"
Author: Robin S. Sharma
47. "For Europe, the fall of Communism has to be taken into account, and the fact that in the fight against Communism the recovery of Europe's Christian roots was the driving force."
Author: Rocco Buttiglione
48. "One of the changes I'm driving within Nokia is to adopt what we call 'the challenger mindset.' Let's understand that we have to fight, we have to fight our way through the difficulties, we have to listen to consumers, we have to both deliver what they need and also have some creativity and insight and deliver what the don't yet know they need."
Author: Stephen Elop
49. "On 'Justified,' we're driving all around Southern California trying to find a location that we can call Kentucky."
Author: Timothy Olyphant
50. "And presently I was driving through the drizzle of the dying day, with the windshield wipers in full action but unable to cope with my tears."
Author: Vladimir Nabokov

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