Absence is to love what wind is to fire; it extinguishes the small, it rekindles the great.
He could not forget the touch of her arms around his neck, impatiently felt as it had been at the time; but now the recollection of her clinging defence of him, seemed to thrill him through and through,--to melt away every resolution, all power of self-control, as if it were wax before a fire
Absence lessens half-hearted passions, and increases great ones, as the wind
puts out candles and yet stirs up the fire
When someone tells me there is only one way to do things, it always lights a fire under my butt. My instant reaction is, "I'm going to prove you wrong
When someone tells me there is only one way to do things, it always lights a fire under my butt. My instant reaction is, ''I'm going to prove you wrong
Life is a flame that is always burning itself out, but it catches fire again every time a child is born
Affection is a coal that must be cooled; Else, suffered, it will set the heart on fire.
If I read a book and it makes my whole body so cold no fire can ever warm me, I know that is poetry.
The only time an aircraft has too much fuel on board is when it is on fire.
Absence in love is like water on fire, a little quickens, but much extinguishes
Bitterness is like cancer. It eats upon the host. But anger is like fire. It burns it all clean.
The most powerful†weapon†on earth is the human soul on fire
The best kind of rain, of course, is a cozy rain.† This is the kind the anonymous medieval poet makes me remember, the rain that falls on a day when you'd just as soon stay in bed a little longer, write letters or read a good book by the fire, take early tea with hot scones and jam and look out the streaked window with complacency
I have taken this step because I want the discipline, the fire and the authority of the Church. I am hopelessly unworthy of it, but I hope to become worthy.
My officers and men understood wishes so well that this movement was executed under fire, the right wing keeping up fire, without giving the enemy any occasion to seize or even to suspect their advantage.
The sky broke like an egg into full sunset and the water caught fire.
And new Philosophy calls all in doubt, the element of fire is quite put out; the Sun is lost, and the earth, and no mans wit can well direct him where to look for it.
And he caused his children to pass through the fire in the valley of the son of Hinnom: also he observed times, and used enchantments, and used witchcraft, and dealt with a familiar spirit, and with wizards: he wrought much evil in the sight of the LORD, to provoke him to anger.
Gluttony is the source of all our infirmities and the fountain of all our diseases. As fire extinguished by an excess of fuel, so is the natural health of the body destroyed by an intemperate diet.
Get excited and enthusiastic about you own dream. This excitement is like a forest fire - you can smell it, taste it, and see it from a mile away.
As the blazing fire reduces wood to ashes, similarly, the fire of Self-knowledge reduces all Karma to ashes.
As coals are to burning coals, and wood to fire; so is a contentious man to kindle strife.
Fanaticism, the false fire of an overheated mind.
Wheels of fire, cosmic, rich, full-bodied honest victories over desperation
Every man has the right to risk his own life in order to preserve it. Has it ever been said that a man who throws himself out the window to escape from a fire is guilty of suicide?