Here, we’ve compiled a list of the best Pedestrian Quotes from famous authors such as Rodney Brooks, Taron Egerton, Frank Herbert, Jules Verne, Bernie Taupin. Let’s look at these pieces of wisdom. We definitely have something to learn from them!
You can make the assumption that most human drivers are not out to kill pedestrians. Well, maybe in some parts of Boston they are. But with a person at the wheel who you can see, you behave accordingly. With the robotic car, how do you know what assumption to make?
Franchises mean that you’re tied in. That’s a lovely feeling of comfort to the whole thing. From a business perspective, it really keeps you current and lets you go and do other smaller, more pedestrian things.
The difference between sentiment and being sentimental is the following: Sentiment is when a driver swerves out of the way to avoid hitting a rabbit on the road. Being sentimental is when the same driver, when swerving away from the rabbit, hits a pedestrian.
Far better to be the simplest pedestrian, with knapsack on back, stick in hand, and gun on shoulder, than an Indian prince travelling with all the ceremonial which his rank requires.
My mother’s father taught English literature. When I was about ten or eleven, I could recite Macaulay’s ‘Lays of Ancient Rome.’ While other kids were playing pedestrian war games, I’d be Horatius keeping the bridge.
On a bike, being just slightly above pedestrian and car eye level, one gets a perfect view of the goings-on in one’s own town.
In India, there are real consequences to inattention; drivers who jeopardize pedestrians can be lynched on the spot.
Being a pedestrian again is very exciting because in L.A. you live in your car, and you’re on a freeway all the time.
When a driverless car looks out on the world, it’s not able to distinguish the age of a pedestrian or the number of occupants in a car.
It would be great to take one city street and turn it into a pedestrian corridor and see what kind of effect it has on the businesses in that area – It’s the future I think.
I have always been a huge sports fan, but more of the pedestrian and ‘homer’ sort.
God is an immensity, while this disease, this death, which is in me, this small, tightly defined pedestrian event, is merely and perfectly real, without miracle – or instruction.
When we connect our communities with pedestrian and bike trails, we provide a pathway for residents to enjoy local green spaces and invest in small businesses.
The natural enmity between leaver and left is like the absolute, immediate and always shifting hostility between driver and pedestrian.
People who think there is something pedestrian about journalism are just ignorant.
The democratic and pedestrian character of the new Mass itself seems to invite the ditties that pass for hymns these days.
There are two kinds of pedestrians… the quick and the dead.
In Minneapolis, the overhead sky walks protect pedestrians from the winter cold and snow.
Parallel parking is desirable for two reasons: parked cars create a physical barrier and psychological buffer that protects pedestrians on the sidewalk from moving vehicles; and a rich supply of parallel parking can eliminate the need for parking lots, which are extremely destructive of the civic fabric.
French cooking is really the result of peasants figuring out how to extract flavor from pedestrian ingredients. So most of the food that we think of as elite didn’t start out that way.
‘What is this’, and ‘How is this done?’ are the first two questions to ask of any work of art. The second question immediately illuminates the first, but it often doesn’t get asked. Perhaps it sounds too technical. Perhaps it sounds pedestrian.
Every scandal has its road kill: the pedestrians who stumble into the headlights of the oncoming 18-wheeler.
I can definitely dance, but pedestrian dancing.
At the risk of sounding pedestrian, I’ll be completely honest: the first thing I do in the morning is check Google News, partially because it seems sort of random and unbiased and partially because I tend to stay in hotels that don’t necessarily have the fastest Internet connections.
When George Hirsch ran the New York City Marathon in 1976, the first year the course snaked through all five boroughs, the event was a lean affair. He and two thousand others dodged wayward bicycles and pedestrians on the streets, with little help from an anemic police presence.
I always had a great appreciation for jazz, but I’m a very pedestrian musician. I get by. I like to think that my main instrument is vocabulary.
Pedestrians and cyclists are squeezed by planners into narrow and often dangerous spaces – the afterthoughts of urban design.
Cyclists. I really hate them. I wish they would not be so self-righteous and realise they are a danger to pedestrians. I wish cyclists would not vindictively snap off wing mirrors on cars when they were trying to cross in front of the car at a danger to motorists and pedestrians.
I don’t generally like things that are too pedestrian. But at the same time, and if I’m in the right mood, hey – I ain’t gonna lie – I listen to Joni Mitchell. I listen to ‘Blue,’ I listen to Miles Davis.
I think that is where poetry reading becomes such an individual thing. I mean I have friend who like poets who just don’t say anything to me at all, I mean they seem to me rather ordinary and pedestrian.
Whether you live in a city or a small town, and whether you drive a car, take the bus or ride a train, at some point in the day, everyone is a pedestrian.
The whole of the 20th century has always put the car at the center. So by putting the pedestrian first, you create these livable places, I think, with more attraction and interest and character.
Restore human legs as a means of travel. Pedestrians rely on food for fuel and need no special parking facilities.
Copenhagen has done a remarkable job creating streets that are focused on bicycles and pedestrians.
This is Port of Spain to me, a city ideal in its commercial and human proportions, where a citizen is a walker and not a pedestrian, and this is how Athens may have been before it became a cultural echo.