drives quotes

I think there are two prevailing views of the suburbs in the States: either they're this sort of tedious place, where everyone is the same, buys the same food and drives around in their little minivans, or the view is that the suburbs are extremely perverse in a humorous way.Megan Abbott

Eddie Jordan found me all the drives. If I am with Tyrrell today, it is because Eddie was there.Jean Alesi

In the last three years of racing I've met as many women fans as men fans, and in NASCAR it's the same thing. My wife loves cars, but the difference is she doesn't have 20 years of understanding the background of them. She basically drives them and uses her gut feelings as to which is best.Tim Allen

Heart is what drives us and determines our fate. That is what I need for my characters in my books: a passionate heart. I need mavericks, dissidents, adventurers, outsiders and rebels, who ask questions, bend the rules and take risks.Isabel Allende

Music is a big influence in my work and sometimes drives the energy of where I want to go.Lemon Andersen

If you look at who drives the box office numbers at these films, it's men.Judd Apatow

I look for the consensus because the consensus drives the policy into new places.Catherine Ashton

A strong economy causes an increase in the demand for housing; the increased demand for housing drives real-estate prices and rentals through the roof. And then affordable housing becomes completely inaccessible.William Baldwin

What drives me is exploration with a purpose, more the classic Royal Geographical Society genre.Robert Ballard

I'm not really sure what people's preconceived notions are. I don't look at the gossip websites - it's unhealthy and I think it's a large part of what drives people in L.A. crazy.Mischa Barton

Colonialism is an idea born in the West that drives Western countries - like France, Italy, Belgium, Great Britain - to occupy countries outside of Europe.Ahmed Ben Bella

Yes, my life is a life of combat; I can say that this has never stopped for a single instant. It is a combat that started for me at the age of 16. I'm 90 years old now, and my motivation hasn't changed; it's the same fervour that drives me.Ahmed Ben Bella

Boredom is the dream bird that hatches the egg of experience. A rustling in the leaves drives him away.Walter Benjamin

I think frugality drives innovation, just like other constraints do. One of the only ways to get out of a tight box is to invent your way out.Jeff Bezos

My songs tend to be about love. It drives some of the greatest songs. I'm looking forward to seeing what people make of my writing.Birdy

To be quite frank and honest with you, it drives me absolutely crazy when my kids fight, the sound of them fighting and not getting along.Josie Bissett

Our demand for meat, dairy and refined carbohydrates - the world consumes one billion cans or bottles of Coke a day - our demand for these things, not our need, our want - drives us to consume way more calories than are good for us.Mark Bittman

I now have a home recording studio, which I can operate entirely on my own, as well as a portable version of the same which allows me to record anywhere I like and simply swap out the hard drives for use in the home studio.Clint Black

God calls us to care for our fellow man, especially the neediest. I feel that call to lift up the less fortunate; the call to improve our communities and our state. It drives me to serve Louisiana as governor.Kathleen Blanco

You sell a screenplay like you sell a car. If someone drives it off a cliff, that's it.Rita Mae Brown