Quotes About Bicycles

Quotes tagged as "bicycles" (showing 1-9 of 9)
“My two favourite things in life are libraries and bicycles. They both move people forward without wasting anything. The perfect day: riding a bike to the library.”
Peter Golkin

Christopher Morley
“The bicycle, the bicycle surely, should always be the vehicle of novelists and poets.”
Christopher Morley, Parnassus on Wheels

Roddy Doyle
“We parked our bikes on verges so they could graze.”
Roddy Doyle, Paddy Clarke Ha Ha Ha

Jarod Kintz
“I had a dream about you. You were a street vendor selling sidewalks, and I was a roadside bicycle salesman selling two-wheeled dreams to pedestrians. You thought I was hurting your business, and I thought you were a midget. Turns out we were both right.
Jarod Kintz, I had a dream about you 2

Mark Helprin
“The obituary writers drew their incomplete sketches, touring through his life like travelers to England who do not ever see swans, sheep, bicycles, and blue eyes.”
Mark Helprin, Winter's Tale

“First dentistry was painless.
Then bicycles were chainless,
Carriages were horseless,
And many laws enforceless.
Next cookery was fireless,
Telegraphy was wireless,
Cigars were nicotineless,
And coffee caffeineless.
Soon oranges were seedless,
The putting green was weedless,
The college boy was hatless,
The proper diet fatless.
New motor roads are dustless,
The latest steel is rustless,
Our tennis courts are sodless,
Our new religion--godless.”
Arthur Guiterman

Jarod Kintz
“Silverware should have rubber grip handles, like bicycles have. Especially for eating fast food.
Jarod Kintz, Sleepwalking is restercise

“And though history sadly doesn't credit the man who first thought of tilting a bicycle's steering axis, it is more likely to be because of feet striking the wheel than an understanding of stability.”
Robert Penn, It's All About the Bike: The Pursuit of Happiness on Two Wheels

“Let me tell you what I think about bicycling. I think it has done more to emancipate women than anything else in the world. I stand and rejoice every time I see a woman ride by on a wheel.' -Susan B. Anthony (1896)”
Sue Macy, Wheels of Change: How Women Rode the Bicycle to Freedom

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