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Leaders should lead as far as they can and then vanish. Their ashes should not choke the fire they have lit.
H. G. Wells
Discipline is the refining fire by which talent becomes ability.
Roy L. Smith
Free speech means the right to shout 'theatre' in a crowded fire.
You get the best effort from others not by lighting a fire beneath them, but by building a fire within.
High Romanticism shows you nature in all its harsh and lovely metamorphoses. Flood, fire and quake fling us back to the primal struggle for survival and reveal our gross dependency on mammoth, still mysterious forces.
It can be hard for the cute girl. I was blond, cute, broke. I was beat up. I was thrown inside lockers. I was burned with cigarettes. My hair was lit on fire.
You could have a zillion Facebook followers. Those people don't buy records. It's about a hundred to one...Record companies, they don't have any money, so they see social media as the free marketing... So... 'Billy, light yourself on fire and stand upside down, and that'll market the record.'
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.
The instruction we find in books is like fire. We fetch it from our neighbours, kindle it at home, communicate it to others, and it becomes the property of all.
I used to work in a fire hydrant factory. You couldn't park anywhere near the place.
Whenever our neighbour's house is on fire, it cannot be amiss for the engines to play a little on our own.
To learn to read is to light a fire; every syllable that is spelled out is a spark.
But what of black women?... I most sincerely doubt if any other race of women could have brought its fineness up through so devilish a fire.
W. E. B. Du Bois
When soldiers have been baptized in the fire of a battle-field, they have all one rank in my eyes.
The communication of the dead is tongued with fire beyond the language of the living.
T. S. Eliot
Contentment consist not in adding more fuel, but in taking away some fire.
Where do we enroll in Life 101? Where are the classes dealing with the loss of a job, the death of a loved one, the failure of a relationship? Unfortunately, those lessons are mostly learned through trial by fire and the school of hard knocks.
It is with our passions as it is with fire and water, they are good servants, but bad masters.
It is folly to punish your neighbor by fire when you live next door.
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.
This is a country for, of, and by the people not for, of, and by the government. If we turn it over to them we cannot complain about what they're doing because this is a natural course of men and we have to hold their feet to the fire.
Theater in New York is nearer to the street. In London, you have to go deep into the building, usually, to reach the place where theater happens. On Broadway, only the fire doors separate you from the sidewalk, and you're lucky if the sound of a police car doesn't rip the envelope twice a night.
Time is the school in which we learn, time is the fire in which we burn.
Time has no divisions to mark its passage, there is never a thunder-storm or blare of trumpets to announce the beginning of a new month or year. Even when a new century begins it is only we mortals who ring bells and fire off pistols.
Listen, wait, and be patient. Every shaman knows you have to deal with the fire that's in your audience's eye.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
C. S. Lewis
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