Quotations About / On: FIRE

  • 71.
    The weakest of all weak things is a virtue which has not been tested in the fire.
    (Mark Twain [Samuel Langhorne Clemens] (1835-1910), U.S. author. 1899. The aggrieved stranger, in "The Man That Corrupted Hadleyburg," p. 426, Mark Twain: Collected Tales, Sketches, Speeches, & Essays, 1891-1910, Library of America (1992).)
  • 72.
    Husbands are like fires. They go out when unattended.
    (Zsa Zsa Gabor (b. 1919), Hungarian-born U.S. actor. Newsweek (New York, March 28, 1960).)
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  • 73.
    Many writers are neither spirit nor wine, but rather spirits- of-wine: they can catch fire, and then they give off heat.
    (Friedrich Nietzsche (1844-1900), German philosopher, classical scholar, critic of culture. Friedrich Nietzsche, Sämtliche Werke: Kritische Studienausgabe, vol. 2, p. 597, eds. Giorgio Colli and Mazzino Montinari, Berlin, de Gruyter (1980). The Wanderer and His Shadow, aphorism 101, "Spirits-of-Wine Authors," (1880).)
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  • 74.
    I haven't much opinion of words.... They're apt to set fire to a dry tongue, that's what I say.
    (Ellen Glasgow (1874-1945), U.S. novelist. Sam Murray, in The Deliverance, bk. 2, ch. 4 (1904).)
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  • 75.
    "Heap coals of fire on the head of your enemy" Mthis most uncharitable advice is found in a book [the Bible], of which charity is reckoned the standard principle.
    (Horace Walpole (1717-1797), British author. Horace Walpole's Miscellany 1786-1795, p. 64, ed. Lars E. Troide, Yale University Press (1978). Originally written in 1787; Walpole, a deist, was skeptical towards the Bible as a repository of divine wisdom.)
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  • 76.
    The fire that burnt my soul, the winds that blows my thoughts and strip me bare, stroll again and awaken me.
    More quotations from: Adeosun Olamide
  • 77.
    Too pretty are you, my little hurdles, that it seems sometimes as though I am only walking with my little steps upon the fire of your beauty.
    More quotations from: Piyush Dey
  • 78.
    A fire that no amount of water can put it off is the love of emotional-antidistraction
    (No matter how distractful you are if you meet a person which you fit with, you will never get distracted.)
    More quotations from: Juwon Daniel
  • 79.
    A match does not an iceberg ignite nor does a waterdrop survive in a forest fire. We are influenced by the company we keep.
    (Saiom Shriver)
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  • 80.
    'If life is to be lived like fire and wipe, am sure both lion and Tiger would be best fit to lived on us as their favourite food'
    (We have to live life gentle so that it would be so smooth on us.)
    More quotations from: Chinweokwu Sunlight M. Ndubuisih
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