48+ Best Bonfire Quotes: Exclusive Selection

A bonfire is a large but controlled outdoor fire. It also has a symbolic meaning of releasing the spirit. Famous bonfire quotes will inspire you to enjoy the moment, and celebrate your dreams.

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Inspirational Bonfire Quotes

The bigger you build the bonfire; the more darkness is revealed. — Terence McKenna

We dare not talk of the darkness for fear it will infect us. We dare not talk of the fire, for fear it will destroy us. And so, we live in the half-light, Like our mothers before us. Come to the fire, feel it warm your skin. Come to the fire, feel it burn in your belly, Shine out through your eyes. Come dance in the fire, let it fuel your prayers. — Lucy H. Pearce

When you do something, you should burn yourself up completely, like a good bonfire, leaving no trace of yourself. — Shunryu Suzuki

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With patience and persistence, even the smallest act of discipleship or the tiniest ember of belief can become a blazing bonfire of a consecrated life. In fact, that’s how most bonfires begin – as a simple spark. — Dieter F. Uchtdorf

In the end, you will not see the physical beauty in others that caught your eye, but the fire that burned within them. This kind of beauty is the bonfire you had to attend. — Shannon L. Alder

Desire is a bonfire that burns with greater fury, asking for more fuel. — Sathya Sai Baba

Everything that had happened was shockingly beautiful, enough to make you crazy. — Banana Yoshimoto

Your practice should be strengthened by the difficult situations you encounter, just as a bonfire in a strong wind is not blown out but blazes even brighter. — Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche

Love is who you are. Your true self is pure love, infinite awareness, and unbounded joy…As you realize this, you will feel a small light in your heart. At first it will be the size of a spark, then a candle flame, then a raging bonfire. — Deepak Chopra

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When the bonfire of love still smolders in the wake of emotional convulsions, seeds of regret and remorse may endlessly linger about on the path of life. — Erik Pevernagie

As the bonfires of knowledge grow brighter, the more the darkness is revealed to our startled eyes. — Terence McKenna

You go to pray; to become a bonfire, a living flame, giving light and heat. — Josemaria Escriva

Knowledge and education are the key to this human tragedy which is a bonfire of hate fueled by ignorance. — Christina Engela

Real zeal is standing still and letting God be a bonfire in you. — Catherine Doherty

I like to sing around the bonfire, in my car and in the shower. — Jessica Pare

I am quite prepared, if we can do it without any disrespect to the Crown of England, to bring our titles to the marketplace and make a bonfire of them. — Wilfrid Laurier

Bonfire of the Vanities: The lesson of that book is, never start believing your own press. — Charles James

Bonfires dot the rolling hillsides figures dance around and around to drums that pulse out echoes of darkness and moving to the pagan sound. — Loreena McKennitt

I stand entwined in fire on the inextinguishable bonfire of inconceivable love. — Daniel Handler

Set your life on fire. Seek those who fan your flames. — Rumi

It was a cold day, but the sun was out, and the trees were like great bonfires against gray distant fields and hills. — Sherwood Anderson

I know how to make a little bonfire, fight off some coyotes, or whatever we got to do. — Colton Underwood

A strong reputation is like a good bonfire. When you have one kindled it’s easy to keep the flame burning, even if someone comes along and tries to piss on it. But if you fall asleep and neglect it…You’ll wake up with ashes. — Zachary Taylor

She lit a fire, but now she’s in my every thought. — Lord Huron

encouraging bonfire quotes

Look out into the July night, and see the broad belt of silver flame which flashes up the half of heaven, fresh and delicate as the bonfires of the meadow-flies. Yet the powers of numbers cannot compute its enormous age, lasting as space and time, embosomed in time and space. — Ralph Waldo Emerson

What could be smarter than going to camping in a deserted forest in a global pandemic time? However, even without such a pandemic, the smartest thing to do would be camping again! — Mehmet Murat ildan

Even the smallest act of discipleship or the tiniest ember of belief can become a blazing bonfire of a consecrated life. — Dieter F. Uchtdorf

Backroads and bonfires, that’s all I need.

I peered up through the tent’s mesh roof at faraway stars, faint glitter, giddy. — Aspen Matis

I like to go to the beach, have a bonfire, and play music. — Colbie Caillat

Camping is not a date; it’s an endurance test. If you can survive camping with someone, you should marry them on the way home. ― Yvonne Prinz

What on earth would I do if four bears came into my camp? Why, I would die of course. Literally shit myself lifeless. ― Bill Bryson

Of course, not everybody likes camping trips. I do not myself enjoy them much, because I’m not outdoorsy, or at any rate, I’m not outdoorsy overnight-without-a-matress-wise. There’s a limit to the outdoorsiness to which some academics can be expected to submit. ― G.A. Cohen

Spring is strictly sentimental, self-regarding; but I burn more careless in the autumn bonfire. — Sylvia Townsend Warner

The fact is that the British Museum had a complete specimen of a dodo in their collection up until the 18th century – it was actually mummified, skin and all – but in a fit of space-saving zeal, they actually cut off the head and they cut off the feet and they burned the rest in a bonfire. — Adam Savage

Light a campfire and everyone’s a storyteller. — John Geddes

All night I dreamt of bonfires and burn piles and ghosts of men, and spirits behind those birds of flame. I cannot tell anymore when a door opens or closes, I can only hear the frame saying, Walk through. — Ada Limon

Campgrounds are never comfortable. They are merely less awful than other options. In normal circumstances, if told that the nearest available toilet was half a mile away, up a dirt path frequented by animals in gastric distress, one would lock the doors and speed to civilization. When a tent or camper is involved, one is jubilant. At least this site had flush toilets! — Thomm Quackenbush

I remember the noise of the bells ringing at school as the effigy of Guy Fawkes we’d prepared earlier was carried out on a canvas stretcher, hoisted on to the huge bonfire and set alight. Then the revelry would begin. My school friends and I would all have sparklers we passed around, lighting one from another. — Pippa Middleton

The yogi offers his labyrinthine human longings to a monotheistic bonfire dedicated to the unparalleled God. This is indeed the true yogic fire ceremony, in which all past and present desires are fuel consumed by love divine. — Paramahansa Yogananda

Far from the luxuries of home, camp life forces a slower, more thoughtful approach to living. Mornings are savored. Coffee is sipped rather than drained. Making meals is less a chore and more an event. An evening stroll replaces the nightly TV hypnosis. In short, for a few fleeting days, we are briefly, blissfully, beautifully human again. — Mark Kenyon

Everyone knows how to love, because we are all born with that gift. Some people have a natural talent for it but the majority of us have to re-learn, to remember how to love, and everyone, without exception, needs to burn on the bonfire of past emotions, to relieve certain joys and griefs, certain ups and downs, until they can see the connecting thread that exists behind each new encounter; because there is a connecting thread. — Paulo Coelho

Be fearless in the pursuit of what sets your soul on fire. — Jennifer Lee

Obstacles can arise from good as well as bad circumstances, but they should never deter or overpower you. Be like the earth, which supports all living creatures indiscriminately, without distinguishing good from bad. The earth is simply there. Your practice should be strengthened by the difficult situations you encounter, just as a bonfire in a strong wind is not blown out but blazes even brighter. — Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche

I honestly meant to behave, but then the bonfire was lit, and the whiskey was poured.

I had been right: freedom smelled like ozone and thunderstorms and gunpowder all at once, like snow and bonfires and cut grass, it tasted like seawater and oranges. — Tana French

Wilderness areas are first of all a series of sanctuaries for the primitive arts of wilderness travel, especially canoeing and packing. I suppose some will wish to debate whether it is important to keep these primitive arts alive. I shall not debate it. Either you know it in your bones, or you are very, very old. — Aldo Leopold

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Beach days and bonfire nights.

Marshmallows roasting on an open bonfire…

I’d like to see you s’more and s’more.

Bonfires: Where friends and marshmallows get toasty.

Cold Air. Dark Night. Warm Fire. Bright Stars.

Good friends around a bonfire is my idea of a great night.

Find your fire.

Taking #fire pics at the bonfire.

Life is s’more fun when you’re with your friends.

Guess you could say the bonfire was lit.

Bonfire nights are the best nights.

I’ve seen fire and I’ve seen rain… Because it’s summertime, which means that it’s bonfire season and it’s raining all the time.

Just a bunch of happy campers here.

I’m in need of a night with a bonfire, good music, great friends, and a million stars.

Let’s gather ’round the campfire, and sing our campfire song.

Everybody wants a flame, but they don’t want to get burned.

What matters most is how well you walk through the fire.

Desire is a bonfire that burns with greater fury.

Beaches and bonfires, that’s all I need.

You light the spark in my bonfire heart.

Lighting up the night sky.