Fire Quotes

Happy, happy Christmas, that can win us back to the delusions of our childish days; that can recall to the old man the pleasures of his youth; that can transport the sailor and the traveller, thousands of miles away, back to his own fire-side and his quiet home!

Charles Dickens

There is a lovely warmness about feelings of nostalgia as though in one's head one is putting on a pair of comfy old slippers and curling up in front of a fire.

William E Geist

When you are old and gray and full of sleep, and nodding by the fire, take down this book and slowly read, and dream of the soft look your eyes had once, and of their shadows deep.

William Butler Yeats

The high-spirited man may indeed die, but he will not stoop to meanness. Fire, though it may be quenched, will not become cool.


Bigotry and intolerance, silenced by argument, endeavors to silence by persecution, in old days by fire and sword, in modern days by the tongue.

Charles Simmons

We all remember how many religious wars were fought for a religion of love and gentleness; how many bodies were burned alive with the genuinely kind intention of saving souls from the eternal fire of hell.

Karl Popper

Those who hate most fervently must have once loved deeply; those who want to deny the world must have once embraced what they now set on fire.

Kurt Tucholsky

Gold is tried by fire, brave men by adversity.


Tell a man whose house is on fire to give a moderate alarm; tell him to moderately rescue his wife from the hands of the ravisher; tell the mother to gradually extricate her babe from the fire into which it has fallen; but urge me not to use moderation.

William Lloyd Garrison

Communication is and should be hell fire and sparks as well as sweetness and light.

Aman Vivian Rakoff

Government is not reason, it is not eloquence. It is force, and like fire, it is a dangerous servant and a fearful master.

George Washington

I saw everything from starvation and neglect to where dogs were chained to trees and had arrows shot through them and even cats set on fire. During my investigations, more times than not children or women living in the home had also been abused.

Barbara Leff

It is hard to hate what one has loved, And a half-extinguished fire is soon relit.

Pierre Corneille

It is the love of country that has lighted and that keeps glowing the holy fire of patriotism. And this love is excited, primarily, by the beauty of the country.

Horace J. McFarland

For as long as this nation has known war, we have embraced the heroes it has produced. Americans have rightfully noted the honor and nobility of courage under hostile fire and thanked those who perished in their defense.

James T. Walsh
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