Seat Belts Quotes by John Lanchester, Gerald McRaney, P. J. O’Rourke, Alexandra Adornetto, Clifton Fadiman, Anna Quindlen and many others.
It’s as if people used the invention of seat belts as an opportunity to take up drunk driving.
We’re one of the forces that causes actors to fasten seat belts before they take off chasing the bad guy in the car… or removes some of the cigarette smoking on television.
You know, if government were a product, selling it would be illegal. Government is a health hazard. Governments have killed many more people than cigarettes or unbuckled seat belts ever have.
If you’re worried about safety, you might like to follow my example and put on that seat belt.” “The what?” Xavier shook his head in disbelief. “You worry me,” he muttered.
Muhammad Ali: Superman Don’t need no seat belt. Flight Attendant: Superman Don’t need no airplane, either.
We take our vitamins, we go to exercise class, we put on our seat belts. And then something blindsides us and gives the lie to our carefully constructed facade of safety.
The captain has just turned on the fasten-seat-belt-sign. He didn’t mean to, but the joint he was smoking fell in his lap, and when he jumped up, his head hit the switch.
Dear Santa Claus, just a last note before you take off. I hope you have a nice trip. Don’t forget to fasten your seat belt.
Mrs. Bonneville never buckled her seat belt, even though it was required by state law; an ardent libertarian, she opposed government meddling in all matters of personal choice.
You have to unhook your seat belt.” “That’s not true.” “I’m afraid it’s difficult to walk on the beach if you’re strapped to a car seat.
Do me a favor.” “Don’t lick your seat belt?” Ash’s expression was total confusion. “Huh? where did that randomness come from?
Without liberals we wouldn’t have unions. We wouldn’t have environmental protections. We wouldn’t have seat belts or birth control or the ACLU! Any of these things!
I have learned, as a rule of thumb, never to ask whether you can do something. Say, instead, that you are doing it. Then fasten your seat belt. The most remarkable things follow.
Fasten your seat belts, it’s going to be a bumpy night!
Superman don’t need no seat belt.
Safety was not a big thing when I was growing up. A seat belt was something that got in the way: ‘Ma, the seat belt is digging into my back.’ ‘Stuff it down into the seat. And roll those windows up, you’re letting the smoke out’
He’s too nervous to kill himself. He wears his seat belt in a drive-in movie.
I think women are great drivers. To be honest, I’ve only been in one car accident – one of my best friends, his wife was driving. She went into oncoming traffic, our car flipped almost four times. I didn’t even have time to put on a seat belt, because they’d just picked me up.
A typical ‘Larry King Live’ is a pastiche whose absurdism defies parody. Wearing his trademark suspenders and purple shirts, he looks as if he’s strapped to the chair with vertical seat belts, unable to eject.
A lot of the people who keep a gun at home for safety are the same ones who refuse to wear a seat belt
People in general are not interested in paying extra for increased safety. At the beginning seat belts cost $200 and nobody bought them.
Man, wear your seat belts. That’s all I can tell everybody. You never know.
Escape through travel works. Almost from the moment I boarded my flight, life in England became meaningless. Seat-belt signs lit up, problems switched off. Broken armrests took precedence over broken hearts. By the time the plane was airborne I’d forgotten England even existed.
I used to be a reasonably careless and adventurous person before I had children; now I am morbidly obsessed by seat-belts and constantly afraid that low-flying aircraft will drop on my children’s school.
Seat belts come with a car so therefore you should be required to use them, but a helmet does not come with the bike.
How do you think it would feel to be obliged to ask for a seat-belt extender on an airplane? For the unfashionably bulgy, life is a series of small humiliations.
So I got off the plane and I forget to take off my seat-belt and I’m dragging the plane through the terminal… The wings are knocking people over.