Quotations About / On: FIRE

  • 71.
    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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  • 72.
    "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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  • 73.
    The fire that burnt my soul, the winds that blows my thoughts and strip me bare, stroll again and awaken me.
    (Wishes)
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  • 74.
    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.
    (Hurdles)
    More quotations from: Piyush Dey
  • 75.
    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.)
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  • 76.
    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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  • 77.
    '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
  • 78.
    '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
  • 79.
    When a thought of Plato becomes a thought to me,—when a truth that fired the soul of Pindar fires mine, time is no more. When I feel that we two meet in a perception, that our two souls are tinged with the same hue, and do as it were run into one, why should I measure degrees of latitude, why should I count Egyptian years?
    (Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882), U.S. essayist, poet, philosopher. "History," Essays, First Series (1841, repr. 1847).)
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  • 80.
    Time is the substance from which I am made. Time is a river which carries me along, but I am the river; it is a tiger that devours me, but I am the tiger; it is a fire that consumes me, but I am the fire.
    (Jorge Luis Borges (1899-1986), Argentinian author. "A New Refutation of Time," Labyrinths (1964).)
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