Quotations About / On: FIRE

  • 1.
    I do not fight fire with fire when I get mad ** I fight fire with inferno
  • 2.
    i am the fire no fire brigade can extinguish
    (from one of my poems)
  • 3.
    Honest criticism means nothing: what one wants is unrestrained passion, fire for fire.
    (Henry Miller (1891-1980), U.S. author. Sexus, ch. 2 (1949).)
  • 4.
    when a rat runs into the fire from its hole its simply means that which is in the hole is hoter than the fire.
    (do not judge anyone by their actions but try to find the root cause)
  • 5.
    'Metaphysics and systems 'exchange' their fire: it means that both are evolved. They exchange fire for a better form'
    (- -Nathan Coppedge, Oct.2015.)
  • 6.
    If you play with the fire! The fire will burn you.
  • 7.
    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.)
  • 8.
    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).)
  • 9.
    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,)
  • 10.
    Earth poured upon fire smothers it, but earth poured upon earth covers more ground. Water added to water makes a fuller glass and fire added upon fire makes a bigger flame.
    (Arlene Dahl)
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