Quotations About / On:
Honest criticism means nothing: what one wants is unrestrained passion, fire for fire.
(Henry Miller (1891-1980), U.S. author. Sexus, ch. 2 (1949).)
If you play with the fire! The fire will burn you.
Fashion is like the ashes left behind by the uniquely shaped flames of the fire, the trace alone revealing that a fire actually took place.
(Paul De Man (1919-1983), Belgian-born-U.S. literary critic. repr. In Blindness and Insight (1971, rev. 1983). "Literary History and Literary Modernity," lecture, Sept. 1969.)
So much of left-wing thought is a kind of playing with fire by people who don't even know that fire is hot.
(George Orwell (1903-1950), British author. "Inside the Whale," Inside the Whale and Other Essays (1940).)
Fire (spark) is reaction, produced by friction of two substances in negative and positive (opposite) directions. Fire seeks help of substance for its extension. It is the substance that helps fire to become furious. So intensity of fire depends on power of substances. Just Imagine, spark is bad economic & politicsl Governance and substance is poverty/inequality
(reaction, wisdom, economy,)
We all live in a house on fire, no fire department to call; no way out, just the upstairs window to look out of while the fire burns the house down with us trapped, locked in it.
(Tennessee Williams (1914-1983), U.S. dramatist. Chris, in The Milk Train Doesn't Stop Here Anymore, sc. 6 (1963).)
Evil is like a burning fire!
Writing is my passion; words are the flames of the fire in my thoughts.
(my love for poetry)
Ideas that enter the mind under fire remain there securely and for ever.
(Leon Trotsky (1879-1940), Russian revolutionary. My Life, ch. 35 (1930).)
One does not set fire to a world which is already lost.
(Friedrich Dürrenmatt (1921-1990), Swiss dramatist, novelist, essayist. Trans. by Gerhard P. Knapp (1995). Romulus the Great, act III (1956).)