Fire Quotes

Curtis dahl - he had so many irons in the fire that he was...
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

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
The inner fire is the most important thing mankind possesses.
Edith Sodergran
What is life? It is a flash of a firefly in the night. It is the breath of a buffalo in the wintertime. It is the little shadow which runs across the grass and loses itself in the sunset.
Crowfoot

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
George washington, first inaugural address, apr. 30, 1789 - the preservation of the sacred fire of liberty...
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
Blaze with the fire that is never extinguished.
Luisa Sigea, O Magazine, September 2003
Personality is born out of pain. It is the fire shut up in the flint.
J. B. Yeats
Courage is fire, and bullying is smoke.
Benjamin Disraeli
Love is a fire. But whether it is going to warm your hearth or burn down your house, you can never tell.
Joan Crawford
Out of the frying pan into the fire.
Quintus Septimius Tertullianus, De Carne Christi
I just bought a microwave fireplace. You can spend an evening in front of it in only eight minutes.
Steven Wright, Standup Comedy Routine
Labor to keep alive in your breast that little spark of celestial fire, called conscience.
George Washington
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
Zeal without knowledge is fire without light.
Thomas Fulle
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
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
There is no accountability in the public school system - Except for coaches. You know what happens to a losing coach. You fire him. A losing teacher can go on losing for 30 years and then go to glory.
Ross Perot, The Dallas Morning News, March 11, 1984
Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire.
William Butler Yeats
The pictures of airplanes flying into buildings, fires burning, huge structures collapsing, have filled us with disbelief, terrible sadness and a quiet, unyielding anger. referring to the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon.
George Walker Bush
I will follow the right side even to the fire, but excluding the fire if I can.
Michel de Montaigne
The mind is not a vessel to be filled but a fire to be kindled.
Plutarch
Love is friendship caught on fire.
Unknown
As the kindled fire consumes the fuel, so in the flame of wisdom the embers of action are burnt to ashes.
Bhagavad Gita
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
Heat cannot be separated from fire, or beauty from The Eternal.
Alighieri Dante
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
Fighting fire with fire only gets you ashes!
Abigail van Buren
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
We feel free when we escape - - Even if it be but from the frying pan to the fire.
Eric Hoffe
There is no longer a way out of our present situation except by forging a road toward our objective, violently and by force, over a sea of blood and under a horizon blazing with fire.
Gamal Abdel Nasse
Labor to keep alive in your breast that little spark of celestial fire called conscience.
George Washington
Virtue is more to man than either water or fire. I have seen men die from treading on water and fire, but I have never seen a man die from treading the course of virtue.
Confucius, The Confucian Analects
Time is the fire in which we burn.
Gene Roddenberry
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
Husbands are like fires - They go out when unattended.
Zsa Zsa Gabo
He was burned, so he ran into the bamboo grove, but the grove caught fire.
Punjabi proverb, Translated by Gurinder Singh Mann