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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.
There's nothing wrong with the car except that it's on fire.
When the principles that run against your deepest convictions begin to win the day, then the battle is your calling, and peace has become sin. You must at the price of dearest peace lay your convictions bare before friend and enemy with all the fire of your faith.
Catch on fire and people will come for miles to see you burn.
With better gear, firefighters no longer surround and drown a fire - they go in.
If there's no fire, there's no scream. If there's no scream, then no one hears you and no one comes to help you in the first place. The depth of my struggle has definitely determined the height of my success. To be able to teach my kids not just about success but about the struggle that comes with it.
Money is in some respects life's fire: it is a very excellent servant, but a terrible master.
P. T. Barnum
Zeal without knowledge is fire without light.
If I read a book and it makes my whole body so cold no fire can ever warm me, I know that is poetry.
If you continue to work hard, let that be the fuel to your fire.
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.
Words are only painted fire; a look is the fire itself.
Which painting in the National Gallery would I save if there was a fire? The one nearest the door of course.
George Bernard Shaw
Discipline is the refining fire by which talent becomes ability.
Roy L. Smith
You get the best effort from others not by lighting a fire beneath them, but by building a fire within.
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.
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.
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.
When soldiers have been baptized in the fire of a battle-field, they have all one rank in my eyes.
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
The communication of the dead is tongued with fire beyond the language of the living.
T. S. Eliot
C. S. Lewis
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