Words matter. These are the best Brakes Quotes from famous people such as Andrea Bocelli, George Carlin, John Gunther, Lawrence Kudlow, Max Verstappen, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.
When I sing for myself, I sing in a more free, athletic way. When I face an audience, there is always some fear that makes me put the brakes on a bit.
When you step on the brakes your life is in your foot’s hands.
It’s the equivalent of putting on the brakes suddenly while driving uphill.
In the 1980s and 1990s, radical change in economic policies fostered by Ronald Reagan and Margaret Thatcher put the brakes on government planning and ushered in a new free-market supply-side era and a two-decade boom. That model has been abandoned in the new century. This must be reversed.
My dad always told me you have to be as quick as you can straight away out of the box. Some people say, ‘Feel your way into it; build it up.’ No. My dad would say, ‘Straight away, you have to be there.’ And I think that helps to warm up your tyres and brakes to be on it a bit more from lap one.
The ways in which mankind tends to invent technology is because we have this drive to create and to innovate, and we don’t necessarily pump the brakes when we’re doing it.
Without putting the brakes on out-of-control campaign contributions from individuals and corporations – it will be business as usual, with 1 percent of Americans pulling the strings.
What an entrepreneur does is to build for the long run. If the market is great, you get all of the resources you can. You build to it. But a good entrepreneur is always prepared to throttle back, put on the brakes, and if the world changes, adapt to the world.
The good and bad thing about online trolling: it’s not on the street, and it’s not on the street! The good: nothing physical erupts; the bad: there are no brakes to stop it.
Once my pilot and I push and jump into the sled, I hold on for dear life in the back while she skillfully and hopefully quickly navigates the two of us down a mile of icy, often bumpy, sharp right and left turns. I then pull the brakes at the end.
The only time it got really crazy was during ‘Batman.’ Anywhere I went in the world, people knew who I was. I was being offered these huge films that would have taken my career to a different level, and I decided to put on the brakes. I knew if I continued on that track, I probably wouldn’t have gotten married.
It was an unbelievable experience! The brakes, the g-forces and the power of the engine are beyond description. Thanks to BMW and WilliamsF1 for giving me this chance to test. The test team looked after me brilliantly and I learnt plenty.
In order to spur economic growth we need to put the brakes on out of control spending, lower Ohioans tax burden and create a most efficient and effective government.
I always worked pretty steadily. But maybe out of some kind of fear, I put the brakes on letting myself be as successful as I’d like to be. More and more, I’ve taken the brakes off and let whatever happens happen.
Birmingham did a truly remarkable thing in building Symphony Hall, which is the finest concert hall in the U.K. and one of the best in the world. The city has supported music without putting on the brakes.
First, you should take money and have plenty of money fueling your tank. But money becomes dangerous if you assume it’s going to keep coming. Make sure you can get your burn rate to a sustainable level if you hit the brakes hard, within 90 days.
When it’s wet, you’re much more tense on the steering wheel, you have to dance with the throttle and the brakes more. Each lap is a different scenario, so you’re really on the edge of your nerves. One mistake could cost you the entire race.
Part of me wants a bunch of jocks to go to Comic-Con and call them all dweebs so they can be like, ‘Pump the brakes a little bit.’ But that said, it’s all positive. It’s just, of course, I’m going to find some cynicism in it.
I used to think I needed to have drama at all times, or I wouldn’t have the fuel for the performance. Now I know that’s not true. That doesn’t mean I don’t feel it, but I recognize it when I do and put the brakes on. And if the performance isn’t what it might have been once, I’ve learned not to judge myself as much.
Living with a conscience is like driving with the brakes on.
You can’t just drive with no brakes and think that everything is going to go great, and the minute something goes bad, you fall apart.
If you thought car maintenance was covered by Uncle Sam and you never saw a bill, what would keep your from getting new brakes every few months?
Maybe Elvis was inhibited by inbred religious prohibitions or an Oedipal complex, or maybe he simply preferred the thrill of a denied release. Whatever put the brakes on the famous pelvis, it ground to a halt at a certain point, and that was it.
My first book, ‘In Praise of Slowness,’ examines how the world got stuck in fast-forward and chronicles a global trend towards putting on the brakes. That trend is called the Slow movement. ‘Slow’ in this context does not mean doing everything at a snail’s pace. It means doing everything at the right speed.
In 2010, voters certainly hit the brakes on the Obama presidency. Fast forward to the 2016 election, where voters yanked up on the emergency brake and did a donut in the parking lot. Now, the car has stopped. We sit here dizzy for a moment, looking to get on the road again.
Evil comes in through the cable and through the Internet. We look forward to the advent of driverless cars. But they can be hacked. You could be riding along, and some 14-year-old in Romania takes over your car, so you end up running the lights and losing your brakes or, worse, listening to Eminem. What’s the purpose?
For a while I was collecting Satan and devil stuff – you know, anything that had to do with old Beelzebub or Lucifer. But I had to put the brakes on it, because there’s a lot of stuff out there, and the collection was just growing too quickly.
People ask how hard it can be sitting down for work during a 500-mile race? Well, without power steering or power brakes, holding onto 650 horses in a car that has nearly 3,000 pounds of downforce and can produce up to 4Gs vertically and laterally can be extremely tough – even sitting down.
I was driving in Norway and found myself on pure ice. I lightly pressed the brakes but I still started skidding. The car spun round and round and collided head on with another car coming in the other direction. There was a five or ten-second period where I blacked out.
In the end, you have to just pull the trigger. Trust the car, trust the brakes, just go.