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Pride, envy, avarice - these are the sparks have set on fire the hearts of all men.
You fall out of your mother's womb, you crawl across open country under fire, and drop into your grave.
If my house was on fire, I can't compromise about which part of the house I'm going to save. You save the whole house or it will all burn down. We either save this country or we do not.
Every idea is an incitement... Eloquence may set fire to reason.
Oliver Wendell Holmes
The high-spirited man may indeed die, but he will not stoop to meanness. Fire, though it may be quenched, will not become cool.
The heart of a human being is no different from the soul of heaven and earth. In your practice always keep in your thoughts the interaction of heaven and earth, water and fire, yin and yang.
Africa is a continent in flames. And deep down, if we really accepted that Africans were equal to us, we would all do more to put the fire out. We're standing around with watering cans, when what we really need is the fire brigade.
I had daydreams and fantasies when I was growing up. I always wanted to live in a log cabin at the foot of a mountain. I would ride my horse to town and pick up provisions. Then return to the cabin, with a big open fire, a record player and peace.
When I heard Little Richard, I mean, it just set my world on fire.
Noah came before the flood. I have come before the fire.
Joseph Smith, Jr.
Some women hold up dresses that are so ugly and they always say the same thing: 'This looks much better on.' On what? On fire?
So there was a fire inside me. And that fire inside you, it can be turned into a negative form or a positive form. And I gradually realised that I had this fire and that it had to be used in a positive way.
Growing up in a particular neighborhood, growing up in a working-class family, not having much money, all of those things fire you and can give you an edge, can give you an anger.
Fire is the test of gold; adversity, of strong men.
Jealousy is cruel as the grave: the coals thereof are coals of fire.
Solomon Ibn Gabirol
The artist must create a spark before he can make a fire and before art is born, the artist must be ready to be consumed by the fire of his own creation.
The bourgeois prefers comfort to pleasure, convenience to liberty, and a pleasant temperature to the deathly inner consuming fire.
Storytelling in general is a communal act. Throughout human history, people would gather around, whether by the fire or at a tavern, and tell stories. One person would chime in, then another, maybe someone would repeat a story they heard already but with a different spin. It's a collective process.
Free speech means the right to shout 'theatre' in a crowded fire.
If we accept the notion that terrorists will have immunity because as they fire on civilians they hide behind civilians, then this tactic will be legitimized and the terrorists will have their greatest victory.
If your house is burning, wouldn't you try and put out the fire?
People who fight fire with fire usually end up with ashes.
Abigail Van Buren
I was born an only child in Vienna, Austria. My father found hours to sit by me by the library fire and tell fairy stories.
The passions are like fire, useful in a thousand ways and dangerous only in one, through their excess.
Christian Nestell Bovee
Money is in some respects life's fire: it is a very excellent servant, but a terrible master.
P. T. Barnum
It is with our passions as it is with fire and water, they are good servants, but bad masters.
And new Philosophy calls all in doubt, the element of fire is quite put out; the Sun is lost, and the earth, and no mans wit can well direct him where to look for it.
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.
A man should live with his superiors as he does with his fire: not too near, lest he burn; nor too far off, lest he freeze.
Making a film is like putting out a fire with sieve. There are so many elements, and it gets so complicated.
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