Mechanic Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old mechanic quotes, mechanic sayings, and mechanic proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

I think all auto mechanics go to the same school— Shaft U. Robert Orben
It is about your having genuine acceptance, even though you are a college professor, of your son's decision to become an auto mechanic—no ifs, ands, or buts. Josh Bartok
Writing, Madam, is a mechanic part of wit. A gentleman should never go beyond a song or a billet. George Etherege
When you are having a bad time, examine the badness, observe it mindfully, study the phenomenon and learn the mechanics. Bhante Henepola Gunaratana
God determines how fast you're going to run; I can help you with the mechanics. Bill Bowerman
For me, running is a lifestyle and an art. I'm more interested in the magic of it than the mechanics. Lorraine
Did you hear about the automobile mechanic who bought a hospital and he's making a fortune? If you bring in your wife for an operation, they give you a loaner. Robert Orben
It isn't easy being an automobile mechanic. Let's face, it how would you like to stand in the middle of a garage knowing that every car that comes through that door is defective? Robert Orben
Let's face it, to you it may be your motor that's knocking. To a mechanic, it's opportunity. Robert Orben
Actually, they don't call them mechanics anymore. Automotive Diagnosticians! They've got the white gown; the three buttons on the shoulder; 'Don't touch me— I'm sterile!' Robert Orben
These fellas have so much authority; so much poise; so much dignity— it makes you almost proud to have their fingerprints on your seat covers! Robert Orben
Mechanics is the paradise of the mathematical sciences because by means of it, one comes to the fruits of mathematics. Leonardo da Vinci
It is questionable if all the mechanical inventions yet may have lightened the days toil of any human being. John Stuart Mill
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
You have to look for teachers. If you want to be a mechanic, go hang out with mechanics. Robert Kiyosaki
With my own home, I feel like I'm the mechanic who drives a crappy car. I never have time to work on my own home. Jonathan Scott
You missed it when you pay more attention to the damaged car in the mechanic shop than the sick human being in the hospital. Israelmore Ayivor
A speaker is like a lousy auto mechanic: Everytime he fixes something in the language, he screws up something else. Joseph H. Greene
A man too busy to take care of his health is like a mechanic too busy to take care of his tools. Spanish Proverb
Mechanic slaves with greasy aprons, rules, and hammers. William Shakespeare
The expectations of life depend upon diligence; the mechanic that would perfect his work must first sharpen his tools. Confucius
A male gynecologist is like an auto mechanic who has never owned a car. Carrie Snow
Within every desire is the mechanics of its fulfillment. Deepak Chopra