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    Clarkson quote for a wedding?

    Ok, this is admittedly a ridiculous request and I expect a fair amount of snarky responses will ensue, but if there is one place where someone can give me a real answer, it's here, so I will ask:

    What I am looking for is a good Clarkson quote that could serve as a reading in a non-religious wedding ceremony. It needs to be more than just a really funny one-liner. Something around a paragraph or two. I've searched for anything he has to say about relationships (even in the context of analogizing to cars) and have had no luck.

    I've poured through the Greatest Clarkson Quotes thread here, I've got "The World According to Clarkson" and "Round the Bend" but haven't been able to find anything that works. Anything too pessimistic or too laced with obscure British references doesn't work.

    There may not be anything. But I figure it's worth a shot asking.
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    This is the most appropriate quote I can think of, but it sounds like it's too short for you: "You can't rationalize cars like this. They're not something you buy with your head, you buy them with your heart, because you love them, and who can explain love?"
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    Quote Originally Posted by Evel View Post
    This is the most appropriate quote I can think of, but it sounds like it's too short for you: "You can't rationalize cars like this. They're not something you buy with your head, you buy them with your heart, because you love them, and who can explain love?"
    This is great, what is it from? I'd probably want to use more than just that, like start earlier for some context.
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    Quote Originally Posted by svb View Post
    This is great, what is it from? I'd probably want to use more than just that, like start earlier for some context.
    It's from their supercar special in Series 7 when they go to the superbridge in France.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Donington View Post
    "It's all completely hopeless!"
    Where is this from?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Labcoatguy View Post
    It's from their supercar special in Series 7 when they go to the superbridge in France.
    Yep, Season 7 Episode 3. The actual quote starts around the 56 minute mark on my copy of it.
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    How about this?

    We see this not just with cars, but with other machines as well. Why, for instance, do I find the Boeing 777 boring, but get all bouncy when I note that I'm boarding a 747? They are both the same. But they are not. It's a similar story with telephones. Blackberrys cause me to fall into a deep sleep. iPhones don't. The list goes on. People will make a pointless journey in a train if it's being pulled by a steam locomotive. I will buy anything made by Bang & Olufsen. And even though it's crap, I love the AK-47 so much that I'd rather fight for the Russian army than ours. Just so I could have one.

    I suppose it's the same with women. You meet thousands and thousands, and there are many whom you respect and like. Then one day, you meet a girl who has lungs and ears just like all the others, but you fall in love. Often, this will be accompanied by a fizzing sensation in the root of your penis.
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