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  • Francois de la Rochefoucauld
    Francois de la Rochefoucauld
    French writer 1613-1680
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    Absence diminishes little passions and increases great ones, as wind extinguishes candles and fans a fire.
  • Roy L. Smith
    Roy L. Smith
    American clergyman and author
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    Discipline is the refining fire by which talent becomes ability.
  • George Bernard Shaw
    George Bernard Shaw
    Irish-English writer and critic 1856-1950
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    A cigarette is a pinch of tobacco rolled in paper with fire at one end and a fool at the other.
  • Anais Nin
    Anais Nin
    French-born American Novelist, Dancer 1914-1977
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    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.
  • Emily Dickinson
    Emily Dickinson
    American poet 1830-1886
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    If I read a book and it makes my whole body so cold no fire can ever warm me, I know that is poetry.
  • Bhagavad Gita
    Bhagavad Gita
    Hindu scripture in Sanskrit
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    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.
  • George Orwell
    George Orwell
    English writer (ps. of Eric Blair) 1903-1950
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    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
    Dwight L. Moody
    American evangelist 1837-1899
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    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.
  • William Blake
    William Blake
    English poet 1757-1827
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    ''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.''
  • Margaret Fuller
    Margaret Fuller
    American writer 1810-1850
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    A house is not a home unless it contains food and fire for the mind as well as the body.
  • Bill Flores
    Bill Flores
    American businessman and politician 1954-
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    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.
  • Albert Pike
    Albert Pike
    American attorney, soldier, writer, and Freemason 1809-1891
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    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
    Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
    American poet 1819-1892
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    A thought often makes us hotter than a fire.
  • Bono
    Bono
    Irish singer, songwriter, philanthropist, activist and businessman 1960-
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    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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