Top 100 Quotes About A Mechanic

#1. If I was a mechanic and someone called me and said their car would not start, I would say, "Hey - maybe a killer is after you!"

Mitch Hedberg

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#2. What, I'm a mechanic. I get dirty. If he wanted me to get all gussied up, he should have commend ahead.

Marissa Meyer

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#3. I'm a mechanic; I fix things that are broken. I turn into a thirty-five pound coyote. I have powerful friends. But when it comes right down to it, my real superpower is chaos." -Mercy

Patricia Briggs

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#4. I wanted to be a mechanic. When I was 14 I wanted to quit school and go work on my car. But my dad said Son, you shouldn't do that. You should stay in school until your education is finished, and when you're done, don't make your hobby your job.

Eric Bana

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#5. Good doctors get a mechanic's pleasure in making you tick over.

Margery Allingham

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#6. There was a period where I dressed sort of like a mechanic and I looked really schlumpy, and I thought, "This is not who I am. This is not who I want to be." It was a very important moment for me - to not hide.

Jeanine Tesori

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#7. Never trust a mechanic who drives new cars. They're either charging too much money for their work, or they can't keep an old car running - maybe both.

Patricia Briggs

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#8. Why a writer? I should have been a surgeon or a mechanic, for surely a scalpel or wrench couldn't cause me the anguish words do.

J. Carter Swift

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#9. A doctor is not a mechanic. A car doesn't react with a mechanic, but a human being does.

Randa Haines

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#10. Ronan said, "Keep it up, and you just might be a mechanic after you graduate. They'll put that in the alumni magazine.

Maggie Stiefvater

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#11. I was a mechanic in the Navy. And mechanics in the Navy are like mechanics in airlines. You may have more stripes than I do, but you don't know how to fix the airplane.

Gordon Bethune

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#12. You have to look for teachers. If you want to be a mechanic, go hang out with mechanics.

Robert Kiyosaki

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#13. We find it natural that we pay for a plumber or a mechanic, but demand our news for free. If we did not pay for plumbing or auto repair, we would not expect to drink water or drive cars. Why then should we form our political judgment on the basis of zero investment? We get what we pay for.

Timothy Snyder

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#14. I'm a heart surgeon, sure, but I'm just a mechanic. I go in and I fuck around and I fix things. Shit.

Raymond Carver

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#15. If you're the village blacksmith and a model T comes along, you better become a mechanic. People's lives are better when they get news online versus having to wait for the morning paper. It's a lot more efficient, a lot more real time, a lot less waste.

Marc Andreessen

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#16. I started out printing silk screen t-shirts. I sold ink pens. I worked construction. I worked at a gas station. I pumped gas. I was a mechanic for a little bit. I went into sewers, down into sewer lines. I had a lot of somewhat unpleasant gigs for a time there.

Johnny Depp

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#17. My friends and neighbors were always fixing their cars. Soldiers who felt restless wanted to work on something, and they understood cars. Me, I like to look at cars but I was never really a mechanic.

Edward Ruscha

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#18. When you're a screenwriter, it's like being a mechanic. You open the hood of the story, the director is the driver, and he says, "What do you think? It's a little tough."

Thomas Bidegain

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#19. I am not optimistic or pessimistic. I feel that optimism and pessimism are very unbalanced. I am a very hard engineer. I am a mechanic. I am a sailor. I am an air pilot. I don't tell people I can get you across the ocean with my ship unless I know what I'm talking about.

R. Buckminster Fuller

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#20. She pushed back to arm's length, returning them to the acceptable distance of strangers - or of a mechanic dancing with her emperor. For the first time, Kai missed a dance step, eyes blinking in surprise. She ignored the guilt scratching at her throat.

Marissa Meyer

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#21. My best mentor is a mechanic - and he never left the sixth grade. By any competency measure, he doesn't have it. But the perspective he brings to me and my life is, bar none, the most helpful.

Brendon Burchard

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#22. The economy's not a car, there's no engine to stall, No expert can fix it, there's no "it" at all. The economy's us, we don't need a mechanic, Put away the wrenches, the economy's organic.

Jeffrey Tucker

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#23. I'm not a goddamned faith healer! I don't talk to God! I'm a mechanic and her goddamned engine was broken!

C.E. Murphy

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#24. A lawyer without history or literature is a mechanic, a mere working mason; if he possesses some knowledge of these, he may venture to call himself an architect.

Walter Scott

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#25. I say get an education. Become an electrician, a mechanic, a doctor, a lawyer, anything but a fighter. In this trade, it's the managers that make the money and last the longest.

Muhammad Ali

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#26. I do not forget that I am a mechanic. I am proud to own it. Neither do I forget that the apostle Paul was a tentmaker; Socrates was a sculptor; and Archimedes was a mechanic.

Andrew Jackson

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#27. I was a mechanic at a go-cart place, a deejay at a roller rink, a telemarketer in New York, a grocery bagger.

Michael Rosenbaum

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#28. Soon, the whole world would be searching for her
Linh Cinder.
A deformed cyborg with a missing foot.
A Lunar with a stolen identity.
A mechanic with no one to run to, nowhere to go.
But they will be looking for a ghost.

Marissa Meyer

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#29. I've always worked on my own home and different places that I've owned. I really enjoyed it. But I'm a mechanic, a motorcycle and car builder.

Antonio Sabato Jr.

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#30. Writing, madam, is a mechanic part of wit. A gentleman should never go beyond a song or a billet.

George Etherege

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#31. Quote from Deadly Deception:

He had always killed before just like a mechanic tightens a bolt; dispassionately, no attachments, with a trigger that responded perfectly to his command.


Eric Redmon

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#32. I'd been raised to be practical and keep my
emotions in check, but I loved cars. That was one of the few
legacies I'd picked up from my mom. She was a mechanic,
and some of my best childhood memories were of working
in the garage with her.

Richelle Mead

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#33. My dad and I are very different people. For example, he's been stabbed; I'm afraid of bugs. He's a mechanic; I once had to exchange a "broken" rental car because I didn't realize I was driving around with the parking brake on. I could keep going, but you get it.

Jason Mulgrew

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#34. Whenever someone like a plumber or a mechanic tries to explain something technical to me, I listen for about three seconds before it all just becomes white noise, like Charlie Brown's teacher.

John Niven

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#35. The painter is, as to the execution of his work, a mechanic; but as to his conception and spirit and design he is hardly below even the poet.

Friedrich Schiller

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#36. But if there was one thing she knew from years as a mechanic, it was that some stains never came out.

Marissa Meyer

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#37. Clearing his throat, Kai murmured, "You have no idea how to dance, do you?"
Cinder fixed her gaze on him, mind still reeling. "I'm a mechanic."
His eyebrows raised mockingly. "Believe me, I noticed. Are those grease stains on the gloves I gave you?

Marissa Meyer

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#38. It's very hard to respect people on holiday - everybody looks so silly at the beach, it makes you hate humanity - but when you see people at their work they elicit respect, whether it's a mechanic, a stonemason or an accountant.

Alain De Botton

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#39. You have no idea how to dance, do you?" Cinder fixed her gaze on him, mind still reeling. "I'm a mechanic.

Marissa Meyer

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#40. The painter who is content with the praise of the world for what does not satisfy himself, is not an artist, but an artisan; for though his reward be only praise, his pay is that of a mechanic.

Washington Allston

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#41. Well, mostly I'm a mechanic. But the idea that the UN has a file on me somewhere that lists me as the Rocinante's killer? That's kind of awesome.

James S.A. Corey

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#42. I'll do something, get into some kind of work where talk don't count. Maybe I'll just be a mechanic in a shop. I don't know. I guess I don't care much. I just want to work and keep quiet. That's all I've got in mind.

Sherwood Anderson

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#43. We're dealing with fundamentalists ... the Amish are fundamentalists, but they don't try and hijack a carriage at needlepoint. And, if you're ever in Amish country and you see a man with his hand buried in a horse's ass, that's a mechanic. Remember that.

Robin Williams

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#44. A mechanic is just an engineer in blue jeans.

Daniel H. Wilson

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#45. I'm a huge NASCAR fan, but I'm not a gearhead. I've never been into fixing cars. It's not because I don't like it. I would love to know more. It's just my dad never taught me that stuff because my dad wasn't a mechanic.

Larry The Cable Guy

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#46. I have rarely seen the face of a mechanic in the action of creation which was not fine, never one which was not earnest and impressive.

Thomas Nelson Page

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#47. There is no term comparable to green thumbs to apply to such a mechanic, but there should be. For there are men who can look, listen, tap, make an adjustment, and a machine works.

John Steinbeck

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#48. Hey.How's it going?"
Martin always butched it up a little with his brother.
He tried to sound like a mechanic.
Why a mechanic?
Martin wasn't sure.
His own mechanic was gay, but he didn't sound gay.
Maybe that was what he was going for-gay but not gay.

Marshall Thornton

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#49. Whether you're a mechanic or you build houses or you work in an office, you don't have to like your boss.

Timothy F. Cahill

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#50. Every serious scientific worker is painfully conscious of this involuntary relegation to an ever-narrowing sphere of knowledge, which threatens to deprive the investigator of his broad horizon and degrades him to the level of a mechanic.

Albert Einstein

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#51. I was happier when I was doing a mechanic's job.

Henry Ford

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#52. An artist must have imagination. An artist who does not use his imagination is a mechanic.

Robert Henri

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#53. I tried being a mechanic and I tried catering, but I realized I had even less aptitude for semi-skilled labour than for academic work.

Toby Young

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#54. Let's say you're a garage mechanic, and you have big dreams about opening up your own chain of branded garages around the country. Terrific.

Gene Simmons

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#55. I don't want to be a great leader; I want to be a man who goes around with a little oil can and when he sees a breakdown, offers his help. To me, the man who does that is greater than any holy man in saffron-colored robes. The mechanic with the oil can: that is my ideal in life.

Baba Amte

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#56. This tremendous friction which cannot, as in mechanics, be reduced to a few points, is everywhere in contact with chance, and brings about effects that cannot be measured just because they are largely due to chance ...

Carl Von Clausewitz

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#57. Do you ever see a man who struts around altogether too large to notice an ordinary working mechanic? Do you think he is great?
He is nothing but a puffed-up balloon, held down by his big feet.
There is no greatness there.

Russell H. Conwell

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#58. What should be targeted is a concept of organic, and not just mechanic, democracy that preserves the rule of law, separation of powers, and that is participatory and pluralistic.

Recep Tayyip Erdogan

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#59. Pangborn took the satchel by the straps. "What is it?" "A bomb." The mechanic's eyes widened. "Thanks?

Larry Correia

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#60. One of the hardest things for me as an exec was always, particularly as you progress further in the system, is that you're pushed further away from the day to day, the mechanics of making a movie.

Hutch Parker

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#61. Studios felt like Blu-ray was going to be the next panacea, and so they dumped the prices (of traditional DVDs) and devalued the product. That's a misreading of consumer behavior as well as a misreading of the economic environment.

Bill Mechanic

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#62. I suffer depression only in the sense that I am a writer. We don't have proper jobs to go to. We are on our own all day. Show me a writer who doesn't get depressed: who has a completely stable mood. They'd be a garage mechanic or something.

Mark Haddon

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#63. He has also worked as a shop assistant, bicycle-repair mechanic, journalist, actor, eccentric dancer, and mail-order bride. He has never worked for MI5. Don't believe anyone who tel s you otherwise. He is, however, secretly Superman.

Simon R. Green

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#64. Never torque a man's nuts unless you are his mechanic!!

Neil Leckman

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#65. ISTPs have a vested interest in practical and applied science, especially in the field of mechanics.

Isabel Briggs Myers

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#66. My father was a motor mechanic, and my mother a homemaker. We moved to Bath when I was four, and so I consider myself a Bathonian.

Richard J. Roberts

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#67. It is the advertiser who provides the paper for the subscriber. It is not to be disputed, that the publisher of a newspaper in this country, without a very exhaustive advertising support, would receive less reward for his labor than the humblest mechanic.

Alexander Hamilton

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#68. A designer is an emerging synthesis of artist, inventor, mechanic, objective economist and evolutionary strategist.

R. Buckminster Fuller

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#69. The form is mechanic when on any given material we impress a predetermined form. The organic form, on the other hand, is innate, it shapes as it develops itself from within.

Samuel Taylor Coleridge

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#70. A male gynecologist is like an auto mechanic who has never owned a car.

Carrie Snow

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#71. I love cars more than women. Why? you ask. Well when a car has a problem you take to the mechanic to sort the problem out, when a women has a problem you won't know until its too late

Morena Baloyi

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#72. A crucible's craving is her mechanic's mandate.

Josephine Angelini

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#73. Quantum mechanics, with its leap into statistics, has been a mere palliative for our ignorance

Rene Thom

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#74. I've worked as a labourer, driven taxis and school buses, and been a car mechanic - whatever I could do just to get by. But it does mean that I know a little bit about a lot of things.

Cory Monteith

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#75. The study of nature with a view to works is engaged in by the mechanic, the mathematician, the physician, the alchemist, and the magician; but by all as things now are with slight endeavour and scanty success.

Francis Bacon

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#76. She's a people-mechanic and always knows when I'm malfunctioning.

Jandy Nelson

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#77. To a large degree, we are still bound to the modern scientific spirit, that characterizes reality merely by its material and mechanic aspects, without including life, consciousness and the intimate communion with that which poets, musicians and artists bring us in their magnificent works.

Leonardo Boff

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#78. All this, the positive and physical essence of mechanics, which makes its chief and highest interest for a student of nature, is in existing treatises completely buried and concealed beneath a mass of technical considerations.

Ernst Mach

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#79. I'm sick of over-trained heroes. I'm really bored with that. Guys that are just ripped to shreds and full of skills. That's boring me. Give me the mechanic that picks up a weapon. Now I'm interested. That's my hero.

Bruce Campbell

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#80. A single doctor, with the body of a Greek god, sat across from me at a candlelit table, and all I could think about was a greasy-fingered motorcycle mechanic.
I refrained from smacking my own forehead.

Lisa Kessler

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#81. At 16, I dropped out of school and spent five years working as a bicycle mechanic and volunteering in a Trauma Centre before ultimately deciding to go to university.

Philipp Meyer

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#82. Sorry is the fool who trades his soul for a corvette Thinks he'll get the girl he'll only get the mechanic.

Eddie Vedder

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#83. Husband, when you tell your wife to go for counseling alone (because you think going to see a counselor is a sign you have failed) is like having a car you love overheat and deciding it's not manly to take it to the mechanic. You can keep on driving it but eventually you will ruin the engine.

Adam Hamilton

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#84. What was she thinking? He was her mechanic, not a piece of meat. Although, if he were a piece of meat, he'd be a big, juicy porterhouse, the naughtier side of her thought. -Gabby, Love in Greener Pastures

Amanda Bretz

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#85. A man like that needed a lot of fixing - and hell, she was no mechanic. And

Anna Lowe

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#86. I am not human.
I am a cyborg.
I am mechanic.
That's all I am ... right?

Marissa Meyer

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#87. Look, I really appreciate your helping with the med-droids, and I'm sure the best mechanic in the city has a million jobs to prioritize, but at the risk of sounding like a spoiled prince, could I ask that you move Nainsi to the top of your list?

Marissa Meyer

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#88. No. I had successfully solved the difficulty of finding a description of the electron which was consistent with both relativity and quantum mechanics. Of course, when you solve one difficulty, other new difficulties arise. You then try to sove them. You can never solve all difficulties at once.

Paul Dirac

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#89. My father was in the kitchen putting a new washer in the kitchen faucet. He looked relieved to see Morelli standing in the hallway. He'd probably prefer I bring home someone useful, like a butcher or a car mechanic, but I guess cops are a step up from undertakers.

Janet Evanovich

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#90. What sort of personality does one need to have, as a twenty-first-century mechanic, to tolerate the layers of electronic bullshit that get piled on top of machines?

Matthew B. Crawford

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#91. I thought I would be a go-kart mechanic - not an F1 driver

Fernando Alonso

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#92. A poet is a time mechanic not an embalmer.

Jack Spicer

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#93. Because you've got guy parts, you're automatically a better mechanic than me? I don't think so, Eve said, and bailed out of the passenger side.

Rachel Caine

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#94. Embedded in this outlook is an idea of the body as a machine, so that illness is seen as a breakdown of the machine, healing involves repairing the broken parts, and a doctor is a kind of mechanic with medications as his or her tools.

Russell Shorto

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#95. But for the unquiet heart and brain
A use in measured language lies;
The sad mechanic exercise
Like dull narcotics numbing pain.

Alfred Lord Tennyson

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#96. It is a good idea to 'shop around' before you settle on a doctor. Ask about the condition of his Mercedes. Ask about the competence of his mechanic. Don't be shy! After all, you're paying for it.

Dave Barry

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#97. Yes, I am a quantum mechanic! Those darn quantum computers break all the time.

Seth Lloyd

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#98. It is the fragrant lack of practicality that makes high-heeled shoes so fascinating: in terms of static mechanics they induce a sort of insecurity which some find titillating.

Stephen Bayley

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#99. I've spent my life as an airplane mechanic, pilot, aircraft manufacturer and airline CEO who never lost a life or an airplane. I am considerate of the risk we take every time we fly. I also know we need to fly and always to improve safety.

Gordon Bethune

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#100. Not everybody thought they could be a dentist or an automobile mechanic but everybody knew they could be a writer.

Charles Bukowski

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