Favorite Quotations ~  Fire This Is Your Life, Not A Dress Rehearsal

"Air is a much kinder magician than fire, altering without destroying." ~ Virginia Moore


And Marlowe, Webster, Fletcher, Ben, Whose fire hearts sowed our furrows when The world was worthy of such men. ~ Elizabeth Barrett Browning

Black smoke, the flickering sister of fire. ~ Aeschylus

Better a little fire to warm us than a great one to burn us. ~ Thomas Fuller

Beauty in a good woman is like fire at a distance or a sharp sword; the one does not burn, or the other wound, those who come not too close. ~ Cervantes

Blaze with the fire that is never extinguished. ~ Luisa Sigea

Catch on fire with enthusiasm and people will come for miles to watch you burn. ~ John Wesley

Contentment consisteth not in adding more fuel, but in taking away some fire. ~ Thomas Fuller

Discipline is the refining fire by which talent becomes ability. ~ Roy L Smith

Divine fires do not blaze each day, but an artist functions in their afterglow hoping for their recurrence. ~ Ned Rorem

Don't fall victim to what I call the ready-aim-aim-aim-aim syndrome. You must be willing to fire. ~ George Patton

Dream is the spark of passion; talent is the firework of its expression; perseverance, the sacred fire of its accomplishment. ~ Daniel Chabot

Education is not the filling of a bucket, but the lighting of a fire. ~ William Butler Yeats

Enthusiasm is faith set on fire. ~ George Adams

Even the gods forget virtue when their passions are fully awake. But they are not to be blamed for this any more than fire when it burns. ~ Jayedeva

Everyone wants a voice in human freedom. There's a fire burning inside all of us. ~ Lech Walesa

Each of us has a fire in our hearts for something. It's our goal in life to find it and keep it lit. ~ Mary Lou Retton