1.It is not light that we need, but fire; it is not the gentle shower, but thunder. We need the storm, the whirlwind, and the earthquake.
2.I was the first woman to burn my bra – it took the fire department four days to put it out.
3.It takes two flints to make a fire.
4.It isn’t necessary to imagine the world ending in fire or ice. There are two other possibilities: one is paperwork, and the other is nostalgia.
5.What being a socialist means is… that you hold out… a vision of society where poverty is absolutely unnecessary, where international relations are not based on greed… but on cooperation… where human beings can own the means of production and work together rather than having to work as semi-slaves to other people who can hire and fire.
6.These natives are a very good people; for when they saw that I would not remain, they supposed that I was afraid of their bows; and, taking their arrows, the broke them in pieces and threw them into the fire.
7.Doubt thou the stars are fire, Doubt that the sun doth move. Doubt truth to be a liar, But never doubt I love.
8.As soon go kindle fire with snow, as seek to quench the fire of love with words.
9.A house is not a home unless it contains food and fire for the mind as well as the body.
10.Bitterness is like cancer. It eats upon the host. But anger is like fire. It burns it all clean.
11.The instruction we find in books is like fire. We fetch it from our neighbours, kindle it at home, communicate it to others, and it becomes the property of all.
12.It is our duty still to endeavor to avoid war; but if it shall actually take place, no matter by whom brought on, we must defend ourselves. If our house be on fire, without inquiring whether it was fired from within or without, we must try to extinguish it.
13.Speeches are much easier if you read them. I just find when I do that, it’s harder to fire up the crowd.
14.’You’re fired’ was not a part of the deal. And when I went into the first board room, the very first one, I’m looking at these people, and I had to fire somebody, but we never thought in terms of the expression ‘You’re fired.’
15.Words are only painted fire; a look is the fire itself.
16.O! for a muse of fire, that would ascend the brightest heaven of invention.
17.I am like a man so busy in letting rooms in one end of his house, that he can’t stop to put out the fire that is burning the other.
18.Whenever I’m around some who is modest, I think, ‘Run like hell and all of fire.’ You don’t want modesty, you want humility.
19.Well, yes, I’ve fired a lot of people. Generally I like other people to fire, because it’s always a lousy task. But I have fired many people.
20.Which painting in the National Gallery would I save if there was a fire? The one nearest the door of course.
21.Music should strike fire from the heart of man, and bring tears from the eyes of woman.
22.Build a man a fire, and he’ll be warm for a day. Set a man on fire, and he’ll be warm for the rest of his life.
23.The junior senator from Wisconsin, by his reckless charges, has so preyed upon the fears and hatreds and prejudices of the American people that he has started a prairie fire which neither he nor anyone else may be able to control.
24.If the Almighty were to rebuild the world and asked me for advice, I would have English Channels round every country. And the atmosphere would be such that anything which attempted to fly would be set on fire.
25.Never take a wife till thou hast a house (and a fire) to put her in.
26.I used to work in a fire hydrant factory. You couldn’t park anywhere near the place.
27.The very existence of flame-throwers proves that some time, somewhere, someone said to themselves, You know, I want to set those people over there on fire, but I’m just not close enough to get the job done.
28.Well, if crime fighters fight crime and fire fighters fight fire, what do freedom fighters fight? They never mention that part to us, do they?
29.Some say the world will end in fire, some say in ice.
30.The generous Critic fann’d the Poet’s fire, And taught the world with reason to admire
31.Love is like a friendship caught on fire. In the beginning a flame, very pretty, often hot and fierce, but still only light and flickering. As love grows older, our hearts mature and our love becomes as coals, deep-burning and unquenchable.
32.If I read a book and it makes my whole body so cold no fire can ever warm me, I know that is poetry.
33.Praised be You, my Lord, through Brother Fire, through whom You light the night, and he is beautiful and playful and robust and strong.
34.This is the truth: as from a fire aflame thousands of sparks come forth, even so from the Creator an infinity of beings have life and to him return again.
35.As fire when thrown into water is cooled down and put out, so also a false accusation when brought against a man of the purest and holiest character, boils over and is at once dissipated, and vanishes and threats of heaven and sea, himself standing unmoved.
36.In most communities it is illegal to cry ‘fire’ in a crowded assembly. Should it not be considered serious international misconduct to manufacture a general war scare in an effort to achieve local political aims?
37.I was at this casino minding my own business, and this guy came up to me and said, ‘You’re gonna have to move, you’re blocking a fire exit.’ As though if there was a fire, I wasn’t gonna run. If you’re flammible and have legs, you are never blocking a fire exit.
38.Oh, this base heart of ours! Hath it not enough tinder in it to set on fire the course of nature? If a spark do but fall into it, any one of our members left to itself would dishonour Christ, deny the Lord that bought us, and turn back into perdition.
39.There may be a great fire in our hearts, yet no one ever comes to warm himself at it, and the passers-by see only a wisp of smoke.
40.Good fame is like fire; when you have kindled you may easily preserve it; but if you extinguish it, you will not easily kindle it again.
41.The communication of the dead is tongued with fire beyond the language of the living
42.A man can be short and dumpy and getting bald but if he has fire, women will like him.
43.I fear that many a man’s good resolutions only need the ordinary fire of daily life to make them melt away. So, too, with fine professions and the boastings of perfection which abound in this age of shams.
44.My theory on housework is, if the item doesn’t multiply, smell, catch fire, or block the refrigerator door, let it be. No one else cares. Why should you?
45.Just as a candle cannot burn without fire, men cannot live without a spiritual life.
46.When soldiers have been baptized in the fire of a battle-field, they have all one rank in my eyes.
47.Confidentially, the type of male I find most enjoyable for a friend is one who has enough fire and assurance to speak up for his convictions.
48.Even if there is only one possible unified theory, it is just a set of rules and equations. What is it that breathes fire into the equations and makes a universe for them to describe?
49.A lifetime contract for a coach means if you’re ahead in the third quarter and moving the ball, they can’t fire you.
50.Deliberate violence is more to be quenched than a fire.
51.Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire.
52.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.
53.A thought often makes us hotter than a fire.
54.There is a sort of jealousy which needs very little fire; it is hardly a passion, but a blight bred in the cloudy, damp despondency of uneasy egoism.
55.Labor to keep alive in your breast that little spark of celestial fire, called conscience.
56.Whenever our neighbour’s house is on fire, it cannot be amiss for the engines to play a little on our own.
57.Love in its essence is spiritual fire.
58.Where do we enroll in Life 101? Where are the classes dealing with the loss of a job, the death of a loved one, the failure of a relationship? Unfortunately, those lessons are mostly learned through trial by fire and the school of hard knocks.
59.Sometimes God will deliver you from the fire, and other times God will make you fireproof.
60.Yes, love indeed is light from heaven; A spark of that immortal fire with angels shared, by Allah given to lift from earth our low desire.