46 Petrol Quotes On Success In Life

These petrol quotes will inspire you. Petrol, a liquid obtained from petroleum used especially as a fuel for cars and other vehicles, or light fuel oil that is obtained by distilling petroleum and used in internal combustion engines; gasoline.

Below you will find a collection of motivating, happy, and encouraging petrol quotes, petrol sayings, and petrol proverbs.

Best Petrol Quotes

  1. “The day we run out of petrol is the day Iran will be free.” ~ Abbas Kiarostami
  2. “Petrol price is a deregulated commodity, price of which is decided by our oil marketing companies based on input cost and other parameters.” ~ Veerappa Moily
  3. “The only time an Australian ever walks is when his car runs out of petrol.” ~ Barry Richards
  4. “Sex is like petrol. It’s a galvaniser, a wonderful fuel for starting a relationship.” ~ Elizabeth Jane Howard

  5. “Water and petrol both come from the earth, and though they seem to be alike and even the same, they are in nature and purpose exact opposites, for the one extinguishes fire and the other adds fuel to it. So also the world and its treasures, the heart and its thirst for God are alike His creation. Now the result of the attempt to satisfy the heart with the wealth and pride and honours of this world is the same as if one tried to put out a fire with petrol, for the heart can only find ease and satisfaction in Him who created both it and the longing desire of which it is conscious.” ~ Sadhu Sundar Singh
  6. “A tent, a roll mat, a little bit of food, a bit of petrol in your tank and a vague idea of where you’re going and that’s all you need.” ~ Ewan McGregor
  7. “Politicians are always saying that they are in support of Iraqi citizens and now they are increasing the price of petrol. We were oppressed for 35 years. We are like a sick patient who is in need of care, and they are increasing prices” ~ Muhammad Ali
  8. “I feel like an aeroplane at the end of its flight, in the dusk, with the petrol running out, in search of a safe landing.” ~ Winston Churchill

  9. “The cost of motoring is a massive issue at the moment, there’s no question. The price of petrol goes up every time you go to the petrol station.” ~ Lucy Powell
  10. “You are a wicked motorcar, and I shall not give you any more petrol until you go.” ~ Bertrand Russell
  11. “It really comes down to parsimony, economy of explanation. It is possible that your car engine is driven by psychokinetic energy, but if it looks like a petrol engine, smells like a petrol engine and performs exactly as well as a petrol engine, the sensible working hypothesis is that it is a petrol engine.” ~ Richard Dawkins
  12. “I always feel like rejection is my petrol. That’s what keeps me going.” ~ Laura Kightlinger

  13. “We must not let ourselves be swept off our feet in horror at the danger of nuclear power. Nuclear power is not infinitely dangerous. It’s just dangerous, much as coal mines, petrol repositories, fossil-fuel burning and wind turbines are dangerous.” ~ David J. C. MacKay
  14. “What a country calls its vital economic interests are not the things which enable its citizens to live, but the things which enable it to make war. Petrol is more likely than wheat to be a cause of international conflict.” ~ Simone Weil
  15. “….”we saw this big dark red leech hanging off his back. We were dancing round yelling: ‘We’ll burn it off! Get the petrol! Stay still Mr Kassar, you can trust us!’ He wimped out though, and made us use salt. Very boring.” ~ John Marsden
  16. “D’you know, I put so much petrol in me car the other day, I couldn’t get in!” ~ Vic Reeves

  17. “Gerard Houllier’s thoughts on the matter international football echo mine. He thinks that what the national coaches are doing is like taking the car from his garage without even asking permission. They will then use the car for ten days and abandon it in a field without any petrol left in the tank. We then have to recover it, but it is broken down. Then a month later they will come to take your car again, and for good measure you’re expected to be nice about it.” ~ Arsene Wenger
  18. “The descendants of those who crucified Christ… have taken ownership of the riches of the world, a minority has taken ownership of the gold of the world, the silver, the minerals, water, the good lands, petrol, well, the riches, and they have concentrated the riches in a small number of hands.” ~ Hugo Chavez
  19. “I can’t go to the cinema. I go to the bathroom in a petrol station and people come in there for autographs. It’s tough but I knew that was going to be the case.” ~ Lewis Hamilton
  20. “The nuclear arms race is like two sworn enemies standing waist deep in gasoline, one with three matches, the other with five.” ~ Carl Sagan

  21. “When I was a child I wanted to be a petrol pump attendant. I suppose you have all sorts of thoughts as a child and at the time I figured that it was a way to avoid doing anything like going on stage.” ~ Saffron Burrows
  22. “So unlike having to convert, you know, all the cars’ or all the lorries’ petrol stations, once you’ve actually got the clean fuels, it’s relatively easy to, you know, get it to the airplanes.” ~ Richard Branson
  23. “Saving petrol is saving India’s money. This is a sense of patriotism. The country can be energy-independent by energy conservation. I appeal to the other ministers also to do this.” ~ Veerappa Moily
  24. “Catholic homes caught fire because they were loaded with petrol bombs.” ~ Ian Paisley

  25. “I was recently looking at what they can actually do to reduce consumption of petrol. It would be quite possible to build automobiles out of carbon fibre that would be just as strong, weigh 10 times less and consume 10 times less petrol.” ~ Susan George
  26. “I drove to Oxford with my van full of petrol and tin cans, as I didn’t know there were service stations on the motorway. I pulled up on the hard shoulder and got my cans out. Then I filled up and set off again. That’s how naive I was – so much not a cosmopolitan girl.” ~ Jeanette Winterson
  27. “My dad was also a teacher until he was 34. I think there is a basis in reality. But I’d only done two jobs before I was an actor. I worked in a petrol station and I worked in a supermarket.” ~ Domhnall Gleeson
  28. “Touring can be tough; the crew and I travel everywhere by a big pink bus, and live in petrol stations.” ~ Marina and the Diamonds

  29. “God made us: invented us as a man invents an engine. A car is made to run on petrol, and it would not run properly on anything else. Now God designed the human machine to run on Himself.” ~ C. S. Lewis
  30. “I like the light that comes off metal shutters at siesta time in the summer, having a break from driving in the shops at motorway services, the odour of petrol at petrol stations, rolling down little slopes. I hate it when you tread in a puddle and the water soaks your socks.” ~ Audrey Tautou
  31. “God made us: invented us as a man invents an engine. A car is made to run on petrol, and it would not run properly on anything else. Now God designed the human machine to run on Himself. He Himself is the fuel our spirits were designed to burn, or the food our spirits were designed to feed on. There is no other. That is why it is just no good asking God to make us happy in our own way without bothering about religion. God cannot give us a happiness and peace apart from Himself, because it is not there.” ~ C. S. Lewis
  32. “It’ll be nice to know that every gallon of petrol a Manchester United fan buys is going into our kitty.” ~ Noel Gallagher

  33. “No man treats a motorcar as foolishly as he treats another human being. When the car will not go, he does not attribute its annoying behavior to sin; he does not say, ‘You are a wicked motorcar, and I shall not give you any more petrol until you go.’ He attempts to find out what is wrong and to set it right.” ~ Bertrand Russell
  34. “People were buying milk, or filling their cars with petrol, or even posting letters. And what no one else knew was the appalling weight of the thing they were carrying inside. The superhuman effort it took sometimes to be normal, and a part of things that appeared both easy and everyday. The loneliness of that.” ~ Rachel Joyce
  35. “It’s an illusion I’ve noticed before– words on a page are like oxygen to a petrol engine, firing up ghosts. It only lasts while the words are in your head. After you put down the paper or pen, the pistons fall lifeless again.” ~ Elizabeth Wein
  36. “I’m always fearful. … Fear generates in you a huge energy. You can use it. When I feel that mounting fear, I think, ‘Oh, yes, there it is!’ It’s like petrol.” ~ Judi Dench

  37. “I’ve got a fierce passion for politics but I can’t stand the smarmy, hypocritical upper-middle-class dictator nation that prevails and has always prevailed in this country. I’m up for petrol bombers, mate, and fighting in the streets.” ~ Pete Doherty
  38. “It would indeed be a tragedy if the history of the human race proved to be nothing more than the story of an ape playing with a box of matches on a petrol dump.” ~ David Ormsby-Gore, 5th Baron Harlech
  39. “We should be working towards a carbon-neutral Britain by 2050. We should be working towards the elimination of petrol-driven motor cars, we should be really radical in what we do – the urgency of the problem is really enormous” ~ Menzies Campbell
  40. “Someone threw a petrol bomb at Alex Higgins once and he drank it!” ~ Frank Carson

  41. “In a war you have to take up arms and people will get killed, and I can support that kind of action by petrol bombing and bombs under cars, and probably at a later stage, the shooting of vivisectors on their doorsteps. It’s a war, and there’s no other way you can stop vivisectors.” ~ Tim Daly
  42. “There may be rhetoric about the socially constructed nature of Western science, but wherever it matters, there is no alternative. There are no specifically Hindu or Taoist designs for mobile phones, faxes or televisions. There are no satellites based on feminist alternatives to quantum theory. Even that great public sceptic about the value of science, Prince Charles, never flies a helicopter burning homeopathically diluted petrol, that is, water with only a memory of benzine molecules, maintained by a schedule derived from reading tea leaves, and navigated by a crystal ball.” ~ Simon Blackburn
  43. “Food is fuel and it keeps us going just like a car needs petrol. When you’re running a car it’s important to think about what fuel you’re putting in because if you put in the rough stuff, what’s going to happen? The car’s going to slow down and perform badly because you’ve neglected it.” ~ William Katt
  44. “Too many people in the modern world view poetry as a luxury, not a necessity like petrol. But to me it’s the oil of life.” ~ John Betjeman

  45. “We did a gig at the Marquee and we were supposed to be paid five pounds but we never got it, and it cost us something like 10 pounds in petrol to get there to do it. So what we did was steal some equipment from The Marquee.” ~ Andy Partridge
  46. “Some dozens of years ago, there was a debate conducted between people insisting that “this loaf of bread must be redistributed,” and the others who said “instead of worrying about redistributing it, cutting differently, let’s make it bigger.” A third possibility was not imagined: that the loaf may be shrinking. But it is now a genuine possibility. It is even acting upon already, like in the case of the American invasion of Afghanistan and of Iraq in order to secure the supply of petrol for the Americans addicted to gas-guzzling cars.” ~ Zygmunt Bauman

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