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The passions are like fire, useful in a thousand ways and dangerous only in one, through their excess.
Christian Nestell Bovee
Most people have this protective view of the presidency. Anybody who holds the office is always gonna get the benefit of the doubt unless the media spends four years destroying them like they did Bush, and with Bush not returning fire.
When I heard Little Richard, I mean, it just set my world on fire.
The poet craves emotion, and feeds the fire that consumes him, and only under this condition is he baptized with creative power.
George Edward Woodberry
Pessimism and optimism are slammed up against each other in my records, the tension between them is where it's all at, it's what lights the fire.
We must rekindle the fire of idealism in our society.
Envy like fire always makes for the highest points.
Fire is one of my temperaments. It is behind all my work... Fire is a chemical presence.
I can't imagine having a real personal thing, like divorce and marriage, all those things, being in the public eye. I try to not talk about anything personal, and then nobody has the fire to throw back at you, like 'You said this back then!'
I used to buy into a former Supreme Court justice's argument that you can't scream fire in a crowded theater. Well, I think you can.
I quit doing the movies because the wrestling was going so good and was so on fire during the '80s and '90s, but I was getting all these movie scripts.
I did mostly good things, except light things on fire.
I've never been able to learn from other people's mistakes - I'm not that smart - so I usually learn by trial by fire.
The more living patterns there are in a place - a room, a building, or a town - the more it comes to life as an entirety, the more it glows, the more it has that self-maintaining fire which is the quality without a name.
No. Better research needed. Fire your research person. No fishnet stockings. Never. Not in this band.
I do know how to fire a machine gun, so be warned! I'm trained!
The one thing I've discovered about social media is that people love answering questions. In fact, it sometimes feels like at any given moment, millions of people are online who have been waiting for exactly the question you fire off.
The president of the United States can't even fire his chef. I'm not kidding.
A lot of companies are clueless, because they spend most or all of their security budget on high-tech security like fire walls and biometric authentication - which are important and needed - but then they don't train their people.
Goodness comes out of people who bask in the sun, as it does out of a sweet apple roasted before the fire.
Charles Dudley Warner
I am tired, beloved, of chafing my heart against the want of you; of squeezing it into little ink drops, and posting it. And I scald alone, here, under the fire of the great moon.
I shall be found with 'Indians' engraved on my brain when I am dead. A fire has been kindled within me, which will never go out.
Helen Hunt Jackson
I won't go to movies with permissiveness, four-letter words, or violence. Show me 'E.T.' and 'Chariots of Fire' instead. That's entertainment, not exploitation of the human body.
I think heroes are the people that go into houses when they're on fire and save people in hospitals.
In Brentwood we had a big safe-deposit box to put manuscripts in if we left town during fire season. It was such a big box that we never bothered to clean it out.
C. S. Lewis
Leonardo da Vinci
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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