1. "the only career worth pursuing is the one that turns your crank."
- Jack Welch, Winning: The Answers: Confronting 74 of the Toughest Questions
2. "A person with a new idea is a crank until the idea succeeds."
- Quote by Mark Twain
7. "Don’t say that, I snapped. We are innocent men! We are working within the system . . . and besides, I think I have some good crank outside in the car."
- Hunter S. Thompson, Songs of the Doomed: More Notes on the Death of the American Dream