Fire Quotes

Punjabi proverb, translated by gurinder singh mann - he was burned, so he ran into the bamboo grove,...
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

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
I just bought a microwave fireplace. You can spend an evening in front of it in only eight minutes.
Steven Wright, Standup Comedy Routine
The first ladyship is the only federal office in which the holder can neither be fired nor impeached.
William Safire
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

Husbands are like fires - They go out when unattended.
Zsa Zsa Gabo
Eric hoffe - we feel free when we escape - - even if it be but...
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
Fire is the test of gold adversity, of strong men.
Seneca
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
All architecture is great architecture after sunset perhaps architecture is really a nocturnal art, like the art of fireworks.
Gilbert Keith Chesterton
Government is not reason; it is not eloquence; it is force. Like fire, it is a dangerous servant and a fearful master.
George Washington
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
Books have the same enemies as people fire, humidity, animals, weather, and their own content.
Paul Valery
Love is friendship caught on fire.
Unknown
Out of the frying pan into the fire.
Quintus Septimius Tertullianus, De Carne Christi
Fighting fire with fire only gets you ashes!
Abigail van Buren
The junior senator from Wisconsin, by his reckless charges, has so preyed upon the fears and hatreds and prejudices of the American people that he has started a prairie fire which neither he nor anyone else may be able to control.
William Fullbright
The fireworks begin today. Each diploma is a lighted match. Each one of you is a fuse.
Ed Koch
It is folly to punish your neighbor by fire when you live next door.
Publilius Syrus
May you never know hunger May you love with a full heart The light burn in your eyes May the fire be your friend And the sea rock you gently May the moon light your way Till the wind sets you free.
Shriekback, "Cradle Song".
Pride, envy, avarice - - These are the sparks have set on fire the souls of man.
Alighieri Dante
I could not at any age be content to take my place in a corner by the fireside and simply look on.
Eleanor Roosevelt
If your house is on fire, warm yourself by it.
Danish prove
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
Absence diminishes small loves and increases great ones, as the wind blows out the candle and fans the bonfire.
La Rochefoucald
Double, double toil and trouble Fire burn, and cauldron bubble.
William Shakespeare
Labor to keep alive in your breast that little spark of celestial fire called conscience.
George Washington
Knowledge always desires increase; it is like fire, which must first be kindled by some external agent, but which will afterward propagate it.
Johnson
Well, if crime fighters fight crime and fire fighters fight fire, what do freedom fighters fight They never mention that part to us, do they.
George Carlin
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
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
Every gun that is made, every warship launched, every rocket fired, signifies in the final sense a theft from those who hunger and are not fed, those who are cold and are not clothed.
Dwight D Eisenhowe
I sit beside my lonely fire and pray for wisdom yet for calmness to remember or courage to forget.
Charles Hamilton Aide
Zeal without knowledge is fire without light.
Thomas Fulle
I will follow the right side even to the fire, but excluding the fire if I can.
Michel de Montaigne
Just as a candle cannot burn without fire, men cannot live without a spiritual life.
Buddha
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
As the same fire assumes different shapes When it consumes objects differing in shape, So does the one Self take the shape Of every creature in whom he is present.
Maitri Upanishads