Quotations About / On: FIRE

  • 11.
    As morning wands with a sunglobing dewdrop each grass spire
    so little acts of kindness are by God given Spirit fire.
    (Saiom Shriver)
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  • 12.
    She was baptized in water by her brother's rare tears..
    baptized in fire by her mother's unshed tears
    (Saiom Shriver)
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  • 13.
    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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  • 14.
    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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  • 15.
    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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  • 16.
    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).)
  • 17.
    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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  • 18.
    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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  • 19.
    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).)
  • 20.
    I've fired my last shot. I think I should have another round in my belt.
    (Franklin D. Roosevelt (1882-1945), U.S. president. William Leutchtenburg, Franklin D. Roosevelt and the New Deal: 1932-1940, p. 292, Harper & Row (1963). This is what the President told a group of Senators when he was attempting to get the arms embargo legislation repealed. He wished to use the ability of the United States to produce weapons to provide defensive armaments to the European nations threatened by the Axis powers. His appeal fell on deaf ears as they did not believe there would be a war. Six weeks later Hitler attacked Poland.)
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