Fire Quotes

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The fire is the main comfort of the camp, whether in summer or winter, and is about as ample at one season as at another. It is as well for cheerfulness as for warmth and dryness. ~Henry David Thoreau

He who sits by the fire, thankless for the fire, is just as if he had no fire. Nothing is possessed save in appreciation, of which thankfulness is the indispensable ingredient. ~W.J. Cameron

Fire is the most tolerable third party. ~Henry David Thoreau

Fire and gunpowder do not sleep together. ~Proverb

If you ever catch on fire, try to avoid seeing yourself in the mirror, because I bet that's what really throws you into a panic. ~Jack Handey

Firelight will not let you read fine stories but it's warm and you won't see the dust on the floor. ~Author Unknown

Among the notable things about fire is that it also requires oxygen to burn - exactly like its enemy, life. Thereby are life and flames so often compared. ~Otto Weininger

How is it that one match can start a forest fire, but it takes a whole box of matches to start a campfire? ~Christy Whitehead

Life is a flame that is always burning itself out, but it catches fire again every time a child is born. ~George Bernard Shaw

Even in a time of elephantine vanity and greed, one never has to look far to see the campfires of gentle people. ~Garrison Keillor

When man invented fire, he didn't say, "Hey, let's cook." He said, "Great, now we can see naked bottoms in the dark." ~Steven Moffat

The fire you kindle for your enemy often burns yourself more than them. ~Chinese Proverb

As soon go kindle fire with snow, as seek to quench the fire of love with words. ~William Shakespeare

Absence diminishes small loves and increases great ones, as the wind blows out the candle and fans the bonfire. ~François Duc de La Rochefoucauld

Playing with fire is bad for those who burn themselves. For the rest of us, it is a very great pleasure. ~Author Unknown

Man is the only creature that dares to light a fire and live with it. The reason? Because he alone has learned to put it out. ~Henry Jackson Vandyke, Jr.

It is with our passions as it is with fire and water; they are good servants, but bad masters. ~Roger L'Estrange

Since the house is on fire let us warm ourselves. ~Italian Proverb

There may be a great fire in our soul, yet no one ever comes to warm himself at it, and the passers-by see only a wisp of smoke. ~Vincent van Gogh

The most tangible of all visible mysteries - fire. ~Leigh Hunt

Time is the fire in which we burn. ~Delmore Schwartz

If you break your neck, if you have nothing to eat, if your house is on fire, then you got a problem. Everything else is inconvenience. ~Robert Fulghum

One can enjoy a wood fire worthily only when he warms his thoughts by it as well as his hands and feet. ~Odell Shepard

To poke a wood fire is more solid enjoyment than almost anything else in the world. ~Charles Dudley Warner

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