Bowling Green Fire Department, 1898

Fire Quotes

People are the major cause of fires. - Bowling Green fire inspector Richard Storey

Out of the frying pan, into the fire. - Tertullian

The Path that leadeth on is lighted by one fire - the light of daring burning in the heart. The more one dares, the more he shall obtain. - Helena Blavatsky

Envy like fire always makes for the highest points. - Titus Livius

Ever since we were little, we were so on fire for our dreams. We never let anyone blow our flames out. - Kelly Rowland

Personality is born out of pain. It is the fire shut up in the flint. - J.B. Yeats

You get the best effort from others not by lighting a fire beneath them, but by building a fire within.  - Bob Nelson

Time is the fire in which we burn. - Gene Roddenberry

People who fight fire with fire usually end up with ashes. - Abigail Van Buren

The most powerful weapon on earth is the human soul on fire. - Ferdinand Foch

Now Autumn's fire burns slowly along the woods and day by day the dead leaves fall and melt. - William Allingham

Absence is to love what wind is to fire; it extinguishes the small, it enkindles the great. - Roger de Rabutin

Success is not the result of spontaneous combustion. You must first set yourself on fire. - Fred Shero

The passions are like fire, useful in a thousand ways and dangerous only in one, through their excess. - Christian Netsell Bovee

Jealousy is cruel as the grave: the coals thereof are coals of fire. - Solomon Ibn Gabirol

Wise anger is like fire from a flint: there is great ado to get it out; and when it does come, it is out again immediately. - Edward Everett Hale

So, like a forgotten fire, a childhood can always flare up again within us. - Gaston Bachelard

We cannot tear out a single page of our life, but we can throw the whole book in the fire. - George Sand

It is folly to punish your neighbor by fire when you live next door. - Publilius Syrus

The artist must create a spark before he can make a fire and before art is born, the artist must be ready to be consumed by the fire of his own creation. - Auguste Rodin

Love is not a fire to be shut up in a soul. Everything betrays us: voice, silence, eyes; half-covered fires burn all the brighter. - Jean Racine

Books have the same enemies as people: fire, humidity, animals, weather, and their own content. - Paul Valery

Talent is a flame. Genius is a fire. - Bern Williams

It takes two flints to make a fire. - Louisa May Alcott

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

Zeal without knowledge is fire without light. - Thomas Fuller