Fire Quotes

Crowfoot - what is life it is the flash of a firefly in the...
The very existence of flamethrowers proves that some time, somewhere, someone said to themselves, You know, I want to set those people over there on fire, but I? m just not close enough to get the job done.
George Carlin

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
Absence diminishes small loves and increases great ones, as the wind blows out the candle and fans the bonfire.
La Rochefoucald
Continuous unremitting darkness has been known to send some people into an emotional tailspin, so the management here at KBHR radio suggests locking away the firearms. The desire to stick that 45 between the teeth can get pretty strong at times, so why invite temptation.
Andrew Schneide
One kernel is felt in a hogshead; one drop of water helps to swell the ocean; a spark of fire help to give light to the world. None are too small, too feeble, too poor to be of service. Think of this and act.
Hannah More

It is folly to punish your neighbor by fire when you live next door.
Publilius Syrus
Johann wolfgang von goethe - i love the deep quiet in which i live and grow...
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
The inner fire is the most important thing mankind possesses.
Edith Sodergran
The first ladyship is the only federal office in which the holder can neither be fired nor impeached.
William Safire
You are a king by your own fireside, as much as any monarch in his throne.
Miguel de Cervantes
Absence extinguishes small passions and increases great ones, as the wind blows out a candle, and blows in a fire.
De La Rochefoucauld.
Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire.
William Butler Yeats
The instruction we find in books is like fire. We fetch it from our neighbours, kindle it at home, communicate it to others, and it becomes the property of all.
Francois Marie Arouet Voltaire
The fireworks begin today. Each diploma is a lighted match. Each one of you is a fuse.
Ed Koch
Give a man a fire and keep him warm for a day. Light a man on fire and he will be warm for rest of his life.
Anonymous
I bet what happened was, they discovered fire and invented the wheel on the same day. Then, that night, they burned the wheel.
Jack Handey Deep Thoughts
If our house be on fire, without inquiring whether it was fired from within or without, we must try to extinguish it.
Thomas Jefferson, letter to James Lewis, Jr., May 9, 1798
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
What is life It is the flash of a firefly in the night. It is the breath of a buffalo in the winter time.
Crowfoot
Personality is born out of pain. It is the fire shut up in the flint.
J. B. Yeats
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
One kernel is felt in a hogshead; one drop of water helps to swell the ocean; a spark of fire helps to give light to the world. None are too small, too feeble, too poor to be of service. Think of this and act.
Hannah More
To Robert Fulton What, sir, would you make a ship sail against the wind and currents by lighting a bonfire under her deck I pray you excuse me. I have no time to listen to such nonsense.
Napoleon I
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
The artist must create a spark before he can make a fire and before art is born, the artist must be ready to be consumed by the fire of his own creation.
Auguste Rodin
If your house is on fire, warm yourself by it.
Danish prove
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
Love is a fire. But whether it is going to warm your hearth or burn down your house, you can never tell.
Joan Crawford
I could not at any age be content to take my place in a corner by the fireside and simply look on.
Eleanor Roosevelt
But true love is a durable fire In the mind ever burning Never sick, never old, never dead From itself never turning.
Sir Walter Raleigh
Regard your good name as the richest jewel you can possibly be possessed of - For credit is like fire when once you have kindled it you may easily preserve it, but if you once extinguish it, you will find it an arduous task to rekindle it again. The way to gain a good reputation is to endeavor to be what you desire to appear.
Socrates
I sit beside my lonely fire and pray for wisdom yet for calmness to remember or courage to forget.
Charles Hamilton Aide
Success is not the result of spontaneous combustion. You must set yourself on fire.
Reggie Leach
It was the most incredible thing that has ever happened to me in my life. It was as if you fired a 15 - Inch shell at a piece of tissue paper and it came back and hit you.
Ernest Rutheford
Regard your good name as the richest jewel you can possibly be possessed of - For credit is like fire; when once you have kindled it you may easily preserve it, but if you once extinguish it, you will find it an arduous task to rekindle it again. The way to gain a good reputation is to endeavor to be what you desire to appear.
Socrates
It is with our passions, as it is with fire and water, they are good servants but bad masters.
Aesop
The antiwar movement is a wild orgasm of anarchists sweeping across the country like a prairie fire.
Richard Milhous Nixon
Do not let your fire go out, spark by irreplacable spark. In the hopeless swamps of the not quite, the not yet, and the not at all, do not let the hero in your soul perish and leave only frustration for the life you deserved, but never have been able to reach. The world you desire can be won, it exists, it is real, it is possible, it is yours.
Ayn Rand, Atlas Shrugged