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The Best Fire Quotes In The Universe

Here’s a selection of Fire Quotes, covering topics such as Man on Fire, Fire Next Time, fire and ice and Chariots of Fire.

We really hope you enjoy these quotes and that they give you something to think about.

Doubt thou the stars are fire, Doubt that the sun doth move. Doubt truth to be a liar, But never doubt I love.
William Shakespeare

Life is the fire that burns and the sun that gives light. Life is the wind and the rain and the thunder in the sky. Life is matter and is earth, what is and what is not, and what beyond is in Eternity.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca

Among the notable things about fire is that it also requires oxygen to burn – exactly like its enemy, life. Thereby are life and flames so often compared.
Otto Weininger

The most powerful weapon on earth is the human soul on fire.
Ferdinand Foch

Firemen never die, they just burn forever in the hearts of the people whose lives they saved.
Susan Diane Murphree

The United States is like giant boiler. Once the fire is lighted under it, there is no limit to the power it can generate.
Winston Churchill

We must continue to invest at the local level to help cities, towns, and villages retain teachers, police, firefighters, and other community-enhancing service providers.
Brad Schneider

Big fires flare up in a wind, but little ones are blown out unless they are carried in under cover.
St Frances De Sales

The fire is the main comfort of the camp, whether in summer or winter, and is about as ample at one season as at another. It is as well for cheerfulness as for warmth and dryness.
Henry David Thoreau

There may be a great fire in our soul, yet no one ever comes to warm himself at it, and the passers-by see only a wisp of smoke.
Vincent van Gogh

Firefighters are some of the most selfless public servants you will ever encounter.
Denis Leary

Tradition is not the worship of ashes, but the preservation of fire.
Gustav Mahler

Love is a fire. But whether it is going to warm your hearth or burn down your house, you can never tell.
Joan Crawford

One thing that’s great about firefighters: If they don’t have the equipment they desperately need, they don’t have the help, they don’t care. They’ll do it on their own.
Denis Leary

Build a man a fire, and he’ll be warm for a day. Set a man on fire, and he’ll be warm for the rest of his life.
Terry Pratchett

There is no fire like passion, there is no shark like hatred, there is no snare like folly, there is no torrent like greed.
Siddharta Gautama

Playing with fire is bad for those who burn themselves. For the rest of us, it is a very great pleasure.
Jerry Smith

Look up, laugh loud, talk big, keep the color in your cheek and the fire in your eye, adorn your person, maintain your health, your beauty and your animal spirits.
William Hazlitt

Just as a candle cannot burn without fire, men cannot live without a spiritual life.

It’s too bad if a heart lacks fire,
and is deprived of the light
of a heart ablaze.
the day on which you are
without passionate love
is the most wasted day of your life.
Omar Khayyam

A good firefighter knows how, an educated firefighter knows why.
Chris Walker

Fireman never know what they will encounter on each call but proceed with the same level of commitment and service.
Byron Pulsifer

Firefighters go where they’re needed, sometimes ignoring the dangers even when no one is inside a burning building to be saved.
Bill Dedman

Police officers, firefighters, EMTs they are all out there every single day literally just a phone call away for anyone who needs them.
Doreen Croni

Suicide is man’s way of telling God, ‘You can’t fire me – I quit.’
Bill Maher

The fire you kindle for your enemy often burns yourself more than them.
Chinese Proverb

Firefighters, police officers and state troopers place themselves in harm’s way every day, every week, every year.
James McGreevey

My passions, concentrated on a single point, resemble the rays of a sun assembled by a magnifying glass: they immediately set fire to whatever object they find in their way.
Marquis de Sade

Firefighters are essential to the safety and security of our local communities. We owe it to these men and women to provide them with better training and equipment so they can do their jobs more effectively and safely.
Carl Levin

When soldiers have been baptized in the fire of a battle-field, they have all one rank in my eyes.
Napoleon Bonaparte

My heroes are those who risk their lives every day to protect our world and make it a better place – police, firefighters and members of our armed forces.
Sidney Sheldon

As soon go kindle fire with snow, as seek to quench the fire of love with words.
William Shakespeare

The difference between a good life and a bad life is how well you walk through the fire
Carl Jung

Christmas is a season for kindling the fire for hospitality in the hall, the genial flame of charity in the heart.
Washington Irving

With better gear, firefighters no longer surround and drown a fire they go in.
Bill Dedman

There is only one boss. The customer. And he can fire everybody in the company from the chairman on down, simply by spending his money somewhere else.
Sam Walton

Can he love her? can the soul really be satisfied with such polite affections? to love is to burn – to be on fire, like juliet or guinevere or eloise…
Emma Thompson

Light up the fire of love inside and blaze the thoughts away.

As the member of a firefighter family myself, supporting the widowed families of rescue workers is an important, personal cause of mine.
Mark Sanchez

A leaf fluttered in through the window this morning, as if supported by the rays of the sun, a bird settled on the fire escape, joy in the task of coffee, joy accompanied me as I walked.
Anais Nin

Nothing cries out for compassion, concern, and danger as a fire engine screams by carrying firefighters ready to do battle without flinching from any demand.
Byron Pulsifer

I can’t give you the white picket fence, and if I did, you’d set it on fire.
Ilona Andrews

A fireman banged on my back door, and I couldn’t breathe. It scared me to death. I came out the back door, and it just took my breath.
Pat Alexander

A book, too, can be a star, a living fire to lighten the darkness, leading out into the expanding universe.
Madeleine L’Engle

If you ever catch on fire, try to avoid seeing yourself in the mirror, because I bet that’s what really throws you into a panic.
Jack Handey

He who sits by the fire, thankless for the fire, is just as if he had no fire. Nothing is possessed save in appreciation, of which thankfulness is the indispensable ingredient.
W.J. Cameron

Every firefighter knows that he is always susceptible to this type of tragedy. They go to work every day knowing that they are doing something so positive, that people really respect them and appreciate them.
Thomas Von Essen

What firefighters and people in our military and cops do is separate from what the rest of us do; basically these people say, ‘I’m going to protect all these strangers.
Denis Leary

It is the life of the crystal, the architect of the flake, the fire of the frost, the soul of the sunbeam. This crisp winter air is full of it.
John Burroughs

Well my gun fires seven different shades of sh*t, so what’s your favorite color, punk?.
Gerard Way

In everyone’s life, at some time, our inner fire goes out. It is then burst into flame by an encounter with another human being. We should all be thankful for those people who rekindle the inner spirit.
Albert Schweitzer

We all live in a house on fire, no fire department to call; no way out, just the upstairs window to look out of while the fire burns the house down with us trapped, locked in it.
Tennessee Williams

But aloud the praises, and give the victor-crown. To our noble hearted Firemen, who fear not danger’s frown.
Fredric G. W. Fenn

Fire wants to burn
water wants to flow
air wants to rise
earth wants to bind
chaos wants to devour
cal wants to live.
Cassandra Clare

You have to do something in your life that is honorable and not cowardly if you are to live in peace with yourself, and for the firefighter it is fire.
Larry Brown

Life is a flame that is always burning itself out, but it catches fire again every time a child is born.
George Bernard Shaw

Firefighter required to perform all the necessary task in order to control an emergency situation.

Being a firefighter is as close as you get to being a modern day soldier in your home country.
Tom Dawson

When a man becomes a fireman his greatest act of bravery has been accomplished. What he does after that is all in the line of work.
Edward F. Croker

The mind is not a vessel to be filled but a fire to be kindled.

It is not light that we need, but fire; it is not the gentle shower, but thunder. We need the storm, the whirlwind, and the earthquake.
Frederick Douglass

The passions are like fire, useful in a thousand ways and dangerous only in one, through their excess.
Christian Nestell Bovee

Firefighter is one of the few jobs kind enough to warn me away by containing two words I’m not interested in, unlike the deceptive bookkeeper.
Joel Stein

I threw myself into that fire, threw myself into it, into him, and let myself burn.
Sarah J. Maas

Delaware’s firefighters put their lives in jeopardy every day in an effort to keep families safe.
Thomas Carper

Catch on fire and people will come for miles to see you burn.
John Wesley

I don’t know what it is with finnick and bread, but he seems obsessed with handling it.
Suzanne Collins

Once you have a firefighter in your family, your family and the families from his crew become one big extended family.
Denis Leary

Fire itself is very beautiful, and there’s an attachment to fire that firefighters have.
Matthew Desmond

My passion and fire run deep through my veins, my blood, there’s no doubt about that.
Carolyn Aronson

Whether it’s police officers, firefighters, first responders, or 911 dispatchers, many dedicated Americans work long hours, and often in difficult conditions, to make sure that when someone’s in need, they can help.
Ajit Pai

In terms of people who we call heroes – and I don’t tend to like that term, and firefighters don’t consider themselves heroes – but if you look at their job description, they are. Their job is to straight up save people.
Jesse Spencer

One can enjoy a wood fire worthily only when he warms his thoughts by it as well as his hands and feet.
Odell Shepherd

Catch Fire, Do Something, Get Excited by Finding Your Purpose In Life.
Steve Harvey

I am building a fire, and everyday I train, I add more fuel. At just the right moment, I light the match.
Mia Hamm

Give a man a fire and he’s warm for the day. But set fire to him and he’s warm for the rest of his life.
Terry Pratchett

A man can be short and dumpy and getting bald but if he has fire, women will like him.
Mae West

Success isn’t a result of spontaneous combustion. You must set yourself on fire.
Arnold Glascow

That’s the life, being a fireman. It sure beats being a ballplayer. I’d rather be a fireman.
Ted Williams

The innovative leader has to be an arsonist and a firefighter.
Paul Sloane

Each of us is born with a box of matches inside us but we can’t strike them all by ourselves.
Laura Esquivel

Humans have always used our intelligence and creativity to improve our existence. After all, we invented the wheel, discovered how to make fire, invented the printing press and found a vaccine for polio.
Naveen Jain

Cops, more than firefighters, EMTs or other public safety employees, almost always get the first glance of the human condition at the worst, most lethal moments; nobody calls a cop with good news.
Mike Barnicle

Technology is, of course, a double edged sword. Fire can cook our food but also burn us.
Jason Silva

In fire you can plan everything out to the minute, and a minute before that everything changes.
Dan Felix

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