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Fire Quotes


Famous Quotes & Quotations About Fire:

Give a man a fire and he's warm for the day. But set fire to him and he's warm for the rest of his life.
~ Terry Pratchett, Discworld.

A spark neglected makes a mighty fire.
~ Robert Herrick.

Absence diminishes small loves and increases great ones, as the wind blows out the candle and fans the bonfire.
~ François de La Rochefoucauld.

Time is the fire in which we burn.
~ Delmore Schwartz, Calmly We Walk Through This April's Day, 1937.

The fire is the main comfort of the camp, whether in summer or winter, and is about as ample at one season as at another. It is as well for cheerfulness as for warmth and dryness.
~ Henry David Thoreau.

As soon go kindle fire with snow, as seek to quench the fire of love with words.
~ William Shakespeare.

Among the notable things about fire is that it also requires oxygen to burn - exactly like its enemy, life. Thereby are life and flames so often compared.
~ Otto Weininger.

Don't fling your butt beside the trail and we won't fling your butt in jail.
~ Author Unknown.

Don't let your dreams go up in smoke - practice fire safety.
~ Author Unknown.

Fire and gunpowder do not sleep together.
~ Proverb.

Fire in the heart sends smoke into the head.
~ Proverb.

Fire is the most tolerable third party.
~ Henry David Thoreau.

Fire takes no holiday.
~ Author Unknown.

Fire, water, and government know nothing of mercy.
~ Proverb.

Firelight will not let you read fine stories but it's warm and you won't see the dust on the floor.
~ Author Unknown.

Fires all go out eventually.
~ Author Unknown.

He who sits by the fire, thankless for the fire, is just as if he had no fire. Nothing is possessed save in appreciation, of which thankfulness is the indispensable ingredient.
~ W.J. Cameron.

How is it that one careless match can start a forest fire, but it takes a whole box to start a campfire?
~ Author Unknown.

If you break your neck, if you have nothing to eat, if your house is on fire, then you got a problem. Everything else is inconvenience.
~ Robert Fulghum.

If you ever catch on fire, try to avoid seeing yourself in the mirror, because I bet that's what really throws you into a panic.
~ Jack Handey.

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