Work diligently until your automobile door opens vertically.

As readers of my weekly emails know, I am keen on the odd quote or two.

I wanted to provide a few for your entertainment.

♔ The best car safety device is a rear-view mirror with a cop in it. – Dudley Moore.

♔ Why do they call it rush hour when nothing moves? – Robin Williams

♔ A car is like a mother-in-law – if you let it, it will rule your life – Jaime Lerner.

♔ The lead car is absolutely unique, except for the one behind it, which is identical – Murray Walker.

♔ Auto racing, bullfighting, and mountain climbing are the only real sports; all others are merely games – Hemingway.

♔ I’m sorry, but having an Aston Martin DB9 on the drive and not driving it is a bit like having Keira Knightley in your bed and sleeping on the couch – Jeremy Clarkson.

♔ I invented nothing new. I simply assembled the discoveries of other men who were centuries of work – Henry Ford.

♔ James, what does the victory mean to you? 9 Points, 3,000 dollars and a lot of happiness – James Hunt.

♔ In my sport, the fastest are often seen among the dead – Jackie Stewart.

♔ I don’t sell cars; I sell engines. I throw the cars in for free since something has to hold the engine in – Enzo Ferrari.

♔ Until you’ve learned to drive, you’ve never really learned how to swear – Robert Paul.

♔ Have you ever noticed that anybody driving slower than you is an idiot and anyone going faster than you is a maniac? – George Carlin

♔ Racing is the constant look for the weakest link – Duane Bailey.

♔ Although the W came along in the tenth century, modern Germans still seem to manage perfectly well by using a V instead, except when a previous German managing director of Aston Martin tried to say ‘Vanquish’ – Jeremy Clarkson.