Fire Quotes

Eleanor roosevelt - i could not at any age be content to take my...
Government is not reason; it is not eloquence; it is force. Like fire, it is a dangerous servant and a fearful master.
George Washington
Absence lessens the minor passions and increases the great ones, as the wind douses a candle and kindles a fire.
La Rochefoucauld
Labor to keep alive in your breast that little spark of celestial fire called conscience.
George Washington
I went to a convent in New York and was fired finally for my insistence that the Immaculate Conception was spontaneous combustion.
Dorothy Parke
Love is friendship set on fire.
Jeremy Taylo
He was burned, so he ran into the bamboo grove, but the grove caught fire.
Punjabi proverb, Translated by Gurinder Singh Mann
Sir walter raleigh - but true love is a durable fire in the mind ever...
There is only one boss the customer. And he can fire everybody in the company, from the chairman on down, simply by spending his money somewhere else.
Sam Walton
We stare into the fire of life, the flame of the soul, Yet we stand, so far away, Basking in the eternal energy that flows from within it, We stand back, too scared to approach the flames.
Unknown
Wake up with one mind, my friends, and kindle the fire, you many who share the same nest. Make your thoughts harmonious stretch them on the loom make a ship whose oars will carry us across.
Rig Veda
I think that a hat which has a little cannon that fires and then goes back inside the hat is at least a decade away.
Jack Handey Deep Thoughts
Every gun that is made, every warship launched, every rocket fired, represents, in the final analysis, a theft from those who hunger and are not fed, who are cold and are not clothed. This world in arms is not spending money alone. It is spending the sweat of its laborers, the genius of its scientists, the hopes of its children.
Dwight D. Eisenhowe
Out of the frying pan into the fire.
Quintus Septimius Tertullianus, De Carne Christi
Knowledge always desires increase; it is like fire, which must first be kindled by some external agent, but which will afterward propagate it.
Johnson
Indians are plenty smart. We catch small wood. Build small fire. Stand close and stay warm all over. White men not so smart. They catch big wood. Build big fire. Stand far away, burn face and freeze ass.
Henry Seely
I will follow the right side even to the fire, but excluding the fire if I can.
Michel de Montaigne
Heat cannot be separated from fire, or beauty from The Eternal.
Alighieri Dante
Courage is fire, and bullying is smoke.
Benjamin Disraeli
Love is friendship caught on fire.
Unknown
Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire.
William Butler Yeats
Liberty is to faction, what air is to fire, an ailment without which it instantly expires. But it could not be a less folly to abolish liberty, which is essential to political life, because it nourishes faction, than it would be to wish the annihilation of air, which is essential to animal life, because it imparts to fire its destructive agency.
James Madison, Federalist 10
The preservation of the sacred fire of liberty and the destiny of the republican model of government are justly considered... deeply, ... finally, staked on the experiment entrusted to the hands of the American people.
George Washington, First Inaugural Address, Apr. 30, 1789
Yes, Love indeed is light from heaven A spark of that immortal fire With angels shared, by Allah given To lift from earth our low desire.
George Gordon Byron
Books have the same enemies as people: fire, humidity, animals, weather, and their own content.
Paul Valery
It is the contention of this observer that few homicides due to shooting could be avoided merely if a firearm were not immediately present, and that the offender would select some other weapon to achieve the same destructive goal.
Marvin E. Wolfgang
Absence extinguishes small passions and increases great ones, as the wind blows out a candle, and blows in a fire.
De La Rochefoucauld.
Absence is to love what wind is to fire it extinguishes the small, it enkindles the great.
Comte DeBussy - Rabutin
A slipping gear in your M203 grenade launcher can cause it to fire when you least expect it. This could make you very unpopular with what is left of your unit.
Unknown, Army Magazine of Preventive Maintenance
Absence abates a moderate passion and intensifies a great one - As the wind blows out a candle but fans fire into flame. Maxims.
La Rochefoucauld
Time is the fire in which we burn.
Gene Roddenberry
All the means of action - The shapeless masses - The materials - Lie everywhere about us. What we need is the celestial fire to change the flint into the transparent crystal, bright and clear. That fire is genius.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
This is the truth As from a fire aflame thousands of sparks come forth, even so from the Creator an infinity of beings have life and to him return again.
Maitri Upanishads
Absence diminishes small loves and increases great ones, as the wind blows out the candle and blow up the bonfire.
La Rochefoucauld
It is with our passions, as it is with fire and water, they are good servants but bad masters.
Aesop
The inner fire is the most important thing mankind possesses.
Edith Sodergran
Arguments are like fire - Arms which a man may keep at home but should not carry about with him.
Samuel Butle
Neither fire nor wind, birth nor death can erase our good deeds.
Buddha
Fire is the test of gold adversity, of strong men.
Seneca
Every gun that is made, every warship launched, every rocket fired in the final analysis, is a theft from those who hunger and are not fed, who are cold and not clothed.
Dwight D. Eisenhowe