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Jealousy is cruel as the grave: the coals thereof are coals of fire.
Solomon Ibn Gabirol
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.
I really liked 'Starter For Ten' because I grew up watching 1980s teen films like 'St. Elmo's Fire' and 'The Breakfast Club' and I've always wanted to play the underdog lead hero in a 1980s-inspired film.
The fire was followed by a period of grieving and then by an incredible lightness, freedom, and mobility.
As soon go kindle fire with snow, as seek to quench the fire of love with words.
If you break your neck, if you have nothing to eat, if your house is on fire, then you got a problem. Everything else is inconvenience.
The more people that learn about you, even if you're an underdog, then you can come under fire a lot and the more attention you get and the more threatening or dangerous you appear to people. And the more people try to knock you down.
Patriotism was a living fire of unquestioned belief and purpose.
If the Almighty were to rebuild the world and asked me for advice, I would have English Channels round every country. And the atmosphere would be such that anything which attempted to fly would be set on fire.
Fire and swords are slow engines of destruction, compared to the tongue of a Gossip.
When you are old and gray and full of sleep, and nodding by the fire, take down this book and slowly read, and dream of the soft look your eyes had once, and of their shadows deep.
William Butler Yeats
There is in every woman's heart a spark of heavenly fire which lies dormant in the broad daylight of prosperity, but which kindles up and beams and blazes in the dark hour of adversity.
Sometimes God will deliver you from the fire, and other times God will make you fireproof.
I have seen him set fire to his wigwam and smooth over the graves of his fathers... clap his hand in silence over his mouth, and take the last look over his fair hunting ground, and turn his face in sadness to the setting sun.
Many years ago, large packs of wolves roamed the countryside in Ukraine, making travel in that part of the world very dangerous. These wolf packs were fearless. They were not intimidated by people nor by any of the weapons available at that time. The only thing that seemed to frighten them was fire.
Joseph B. Wirthlin
Listen, wait, and be patient. Every shaman knows you have to deal with the fire that's in your audience's eye.
Being 5' 10, I was supposed to be too short to play college volleyball. So that gave me the hunger and the fire to say, Oh yeah? I'd just hit the crap out of the ball.
I'm an entertainer. If people are paying good money for tickets they deserve the best show they can see. I don't get into lighting stuff on fire, but I do believe in going the extra mile.
The generous Critic fann'd the Poet's fire, And taught the world with reason to admire.
Edgar Allan Poe
Jonathan is that brilliant little fire that burns within us all, that lives only for those moments when we reach perfection.
Ideas that enter the mind under fire remain there securely and for ever.
We should like to have some towering geniuses, to reveal us to ourselves in colour and fire, but of course they would have to fit into the pattern of our society and be able to take orders from sound administrative types.
J. B. Priestley
The trouble with Germans is not that they fire shells, but that they engrave them with quotations from Kant.
Over the years, more than one reviewer has described my fantasy series, 'A Song of Ice and Fire', as historical fiction about history that never happened, flavoured with a dash of sorcery and spiced with dragons. I take that as a compliment.
George R. R. Martin
If you were the boss of a company and some of the employees of your company were known to sexually abuse children, you would fire them instantly.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
John F. Kennedy
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