A plaque remaining from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem.

Above, a 1934 plaque from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem. Discarded as trash in 2006.

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Entry from April 06, 2019
“I drive way too fast to worry about cholesterol”

"I drive way too fast to worry about cholesterol” is a jocular saying that has been printed on many images. The saying probably originated from a bumper sticker.

“I drive way too fast to worry about cholesterol” is often credited to American stand-up comedian Steven Wright, but there is no evidence that he said it.


28 July 1997, Vancouver (BC) Sun, “City Limits,” pg. B5, col. 5:
Robert J. Boyne has written some ``Ponderables,’’ which he defines as ``things that make you go `hmmmmmmm’.
(...)
- I drive way too fast to worry about cholesterol.

27 December 1997, The Post and Courier (Charleston, SC), “One-line insights from the onliners” by Elsa McDowell, pg. 1:
I drive way too fast to worry about cholesterol.

14 August 1998, Sault Star (Sault St. Marie, ON), Fred Loader column, pg. A3:.
ON A BUMPER sticker: “I drive way too fast to worry about cholesterol.”

Google Books
The Internet:
Just When You Thought It Was Safe

By B. Bryan Patrick
Victoria, BC: Trafford Publishing
2002
Pg. 57:
I drive way too fast to worry about cholesterol.

Twitter
Sue Frownfelter
@FrownieGirl
I drive way too fast to worry about cholesterol. Steven wright.
10:12 AM - 30 Jul 2007

Google Books
Stop Making Excuses and Start Living With Energy
By Alyssa Abbey
Chichester, UK: Capstone Publishing Ltd
2008
Pg. ?:
“I drive way too fast to worry about cholesterol.”
STEVEN WRIGHT

Google Books
Still Speaking with the Stars
By Bob Benson
Xlibris LLC (Xlibris.com)
2011
Pg. 165:
I drive way too fast to worry about cholesterol. ~Author Unknown

Twitter
Cheeky Quotes
@CheekyQuotes
I drive way too fast to worry about cholesterol. ~ Steven Wright http://www.CheekyQuotes.com #CheekyQuotes #funny #quotes
11:00 AM - 5 Apr 2019

Posted by Barry Popik
New York CityFood/Drink • Saturday, April 06, 2019 • Permalink