Quotations About / On: FIRE

  • 11.
    Writing is my passion; words are the flames of the fire in my thoughts.
    (my love for poetry)
    More quotations from: Jerome Chukwuemeka
  • 12.
    Ideas that enter the mind under fire remain there securely and for ever.
    (Leon Trotsky (1879-1940), Russian revolutionary. My Life, ch. 35 (1930).)
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  • 13.
    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).)
  • 14.
    Vanquished, led in irons, consumed by regrets, burnt by more fires than I ever lit.
    (Jean Racine (1639-1699), French playwright. Pyrrhus, in Andromache, act 1, sc. 4 (1667).)
    More quotations from: Jean Racine
  • 15.
    Love and hatred are not blind, but are blinded by the fire they bear within themselves.
    (Friedrich Nietzsche (1844-1900), German philosopher, classical scholar, critic of culture. Friedrich Nietzsche, Sämtliche Werke: Kritische Studienausgabe, vol. 2, p. 333, eds. Giorgio Colli and Mazzino Montinari, Berlin, de Gruyter (1980). Human, All-Too-Human, "Man Alone With Himself," aphorism 566, "Love and Hate," (1878).)
    More quotations from: Friedrich Nietzsche, fire, love
  • 16.
    I will follow the good side as far as the fire, but exclusively, if I can.
    (Michel de Montaigne (1533-1592), French essayist. "Of the Useful and the Honorable," The Essays (Les Essais), bk. III, ch. 1, Abel Langelier, Paris (1588).)
    More quotations from: Michel de Montaigne, fire
  • 17.
    I fought fire with oil.
    (Dalton Trumbo (1905-1976), U.S. author, screenwriter. Marcus Crassus (Laurence Olivier), Spartacus, revealing he used bribery to beat a political rival (1960).)
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  • 18.
    There's another one for the fire.
    (John Russo, U.S. screenwriter, and George Romero. Sheriff McClelland (George Kosana), Night of the Living Dead, after shooting the sole survivor of the zombies, mistakenly believing him to be a zombie (1968).)
    More quotations from: John Russo, fire
  • 19.
    My passions have never jumped out of the fireplace and set fire to the carpet.
    (Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, Fourteenth Selection, New York (1994).)
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  • 20.
    The child says nothing but what is heard by the fire.
    (Unknown (20th century).)
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