Quotes by fire
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Francois de la Rochefoucauld
French writer 1613-1680
Absence diminishes little passions and increases great ones, as wind extinguishes candles and fans a fire.
Roy L. Smith
American clergyman and author
Discipline is the refining fire by which talent becomes ability.
George Bernard Shaw
Irish-English writer and critic 1856-1950
A cigarette is a pinch of tobacco rolled in paper with fire at one end and a fool at the other.
French-born American Novelist, Dancer 1914-1977
A leaf fluttered in through the window this morning, as if supported by the rays of the sun, a bird settled on the fire escape, joy in the task of coffee, joy accompanied me as I walked…
Absence is to love what wind is to fire; it extinguishes the small, it enkindles the great.
American poet 1830-1886
If I read a book and it makes my whole body so cold no fire can ever warm me, I know that is poetry.
Hindu scripture in Sanskrit
Just as a fire is covered by smoke and a mirror is obscured by dust, just as the embryo rests deep within the womb, wisdom is hidden by selfish desire.
English writer (ps. of Eric Blair) 1903-1950
So much of left-wing thought is a kind of playing with fire by people who don't even know that fire is hot.
Dwight L. Moody
American evangelist 1837-1899
We are told to let our light shine, and if it does, we won't need to tell anybody it does. Lighthouses don't fire cannons to call attention to their shining- they just shine.
English poet 1757-1827
''When the sun rises, do you not see a round disc of fire somewhat like a guinea?'' O no, no, I see an innumerable company of the heavenly host crying ''Holy, Holy, Holy is the Lord God Almighty.''
American writer 1810-1850
A house is not a home unless it contains food and fire for the mind as well as the body.
American businessman and politician 1954-
A lot of small towns in Texas have only volunteer fire departments. And even though they're called volunteer fire departments, they are usually very professional and have great training and usually have good equipment.
American attorney, soldier, writer, and Freemason 1809-1891
A man should live with his superiors as he does with his fire: not too near, lest he burn; nor too far off, lest he freeze.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
American poet 1819-1892
A thought often makes us hotter than a fire.
Irish singer, songwriter, philanthropist, activist and businessman 1960-
Africa is a continent in flames. And deep down, if we really accepted that Africans were equal to us, we would all do more to put the fire out. We're standing around with watering cans, when what we really need is the fire brigade.
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