70+ Best Fire Quotes: Exclusive Selection

Fire is one of the four classical elements in ancient Greek philosophy and science. Fire symbolizes many things such us energy, passion, resurrection, eternity, creativity and much more. Inspirational fire quotes will encourage you to think a little deeper than you usually would and broaden your perspective.

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Most Famous Fire Quotes

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

Love is friendship that has caught fire. It is quiet understanding, mutual confidence, sharing and forgiving. It is loyalty through good and bad times. It settles for less than perfection and makes allowances for human weaknesses. Ann Landers

The most powerful weapon on earth is the human soul on fire. Ferdinand Foch

Someday, after mastering the winds, the waves, the tides and gravity, we shall harness for God the energies of love, and then, for a second time in the history of the world, man will have discovered fire. Pierre Teilhard

What fire does not destroy, it hardens. Oscar Wilde

In everyone’s life, at some time, our inner fire goes out. It is then burst into flame by an encounter with another human being. We should all be thankful for those people who rekindle the inner spirit. Albert Schweitzer

Become the person you were meant to be, light your inner fire and follow your heart’s desire. Leon Brown

Love is like a friendship caught on fire. In the beginning a flame, very pretty, often hot and fierce, but still only light and flickering. As love grows older, our hearts mature and our love becomes as coals, deep burning and unquenchable. Bruce Lee

Fire is a natural symbol of life and passion, though it is the one element in which nothing can actually live. Susanne Katherina Langer

I was at this casino minding my own business, and this guy came up to me and said, You’re gonna have to move, you’re blocking a fire exit. As though if there was a fire, I wasn’t gonna run. If you’re flammible and have legs, you are never blocking a fire exit. Mitch Hedberg

The difference between a good life and a bad life is how well you walk through the fire. Carl Jung

There may be a great fire in our hearts, yet no one ever comes to warm himself at it, and the passers-by see only a wisp of smoke. Vincent Van Gogh

Light up the fire of love inside and blaze the thoughts away. Rumi

The inflated imitations of gold and silver, which after the rapture are thrown into the fire, all is exhausted and dissipated by the debt. All scrips and bonds are wiped out. At the fourth pillar dedicated to Saturn, split by earthquake and flood vexing everyone, an urn of gold is found and then restored. Nostradamus

Each of us has a fire in our hearts for something. It’s our goal in life to find it and keep it. Mary Lou Retton

Recently, I was asked if I was going to fire an employee who made a mistake that cost the company $600,000. No, I replied, I just spent $600,000 training him. Why would I want somebody to hire his experience? Thomas J. Watson

In everyone’s life, at some time, our inner fire goes out. It is then burst into flame by an encounter with another human being. We should all be thankful for those people who rekindle the inner spirit. Albert Schweitzer

The future of the world belongs to the youth of the world, and it is from the youth and not from the old that the fire of life will warm and enlighten the world. It is your privilege to breathe the breath of life into the dry bones of many around you. Tom Mann

If you play with fire, you’re gonna get burned. Bam Bigelow

We are told to let our light shine, and if it does, we won’t need to tell anybody it does. Lighthouses don’t fire cannons to call attention to their shining they just shine. Dwight L. Moody

The finest steel has to go through the hottest fire. Richard M. Nixon

We all live in a house on fire, no fire department to call no way out, just the upstairs window to look out of while the fire burns the house down with us trapped, locked in it. Tennessee Williams

The fires of suffering become the light of consciousness. Eckhart Tolle

It isn’t necessary to imagine the world ending in fire or ice. There are two other possibilities one is paperwork, and the other is nostalgia. Frank Zappa

Catch Fire, Do Something, Get Excited by Finding Your Purpose In Life. Steve Harvey

Time is the substance from which I am made. Time is a river which carries me along, but I am the river it is a tiger that devours me, but I am the tiger it is a fire that consumes me, but I am the fire. Jorge Luis Borges

A spark neglected makes a mighty fire. Robert Herrick

Yes, love indeed is light from heaven A spark of that immortal fire with angels shared, by Allah given to lift from earth our low desire. Lord Byron

To love is to burn, to be on fire. Jane Austen

The spread of civilisation may be likened to a fire first, a feeble spark, next a flickering flame, then a mighty blaze, ever increasing in speed and power. Nikola Tesla

A spark neglected makes a mighty fire. Robert Herrick

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. Auguste Rodin

The most tangible of all visible mysteries fire. Leigh Hunt

When I take action, I’m not going to fire a $2 million missile at a $10 empty tent and hit a camel in the butt. It’s going to be decisive. George W. Bush

Do not let your fire go out, spark by irreplaceable spark in the hopeless swamps of the not quite, the not yet, and the not at all. Do not let the hero in your soul perish in lonely frustration for the life you deserved and have never been able to reach. The world you desire can be won. It exists it is real it is possible it’s yours. Ayn Rand

Friends are like coals in a fire together, they glow apart, they grow cold.  C. S. Lewis

It is the life of the crystal, the architect of the flake, the fire of the frost, the soul of the sunbeam. This crisp winter air is full of it. John Burroughs

The mind is not a vessel to be filled but a fire to be kindled. Plutarch

By reading the scriptures I am so renewed that all nature seems renewed around me and with me. The sky seems to be a pure, a cooler blue, the trees a deeper green. The whole world is charged with the glory of God and I feel fire and music under my feet. Thomas Merton

A spark neglected has often raised a conflagration. Quintus Curtius Rufus

A leaf fluttered in through the window this morning, as if supported by the rays of the sun, a bird settled on the fire escape, joy in the task of coffee, joy accompanied me as I walked. Anais Nin

Build a man a fire, and he’ll be warm for a day. Set a man on fire, and he’ll be warm for the rest of his life. Terry Pratchett

Look up, laugh loud, talk big, keep the color in your cheek and the fire in your eye, adorn your person, maintain your health, your beauty and your animal spirits. William Hazlitt

Keep a little fire burning however small, however, hidden. Cormac McCarthy

My theory on housework is, if the item doesn’t multiply, smell, catch fire, or block the refrigerator door, let it be. No one else cares. Why should you? Erma Bombeck

I’m the only fire that can live in the rain. Lil Wayne

A God of fire is the only one there is. Our God is not like an iceberg but like a forest fire. He is never compared to the moon with its cool glow but rather to the sun, radiating warmth. He dwells in the light of the rising sun. Whatever he does shines brightly and is carried out with burning desire and a blazing purpose. Reinhard Bonnke

To feel the love of people whom we love is a fire that feeds our life. Pablo Neruda

To love the one who loves you, To admire the one who admires you, In a word, to be the idol of one’s idol, Is exceeding the limit of human joy It is stealing fire from heaven. Delphine de Girardin

One of the strongest characteristics of genius is the power of lighting its own fire. John Foster

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. Winston Churchill

To those who does not know the world is on fire, I have nothing to say. Bertolt Brecht

Cooking is one of the strongest ceremonies for life. When recipes are put together, the kitchen is a chemical laboratory involving air, fire, water and the earth. This is what gives value to humans and elevates their spiritual qualities. If you take a frozen box and stick it in the microwave, you become connected to the factory. Laura Esquivel

I came to set fire to the earth. And I am watchful that the fire grow. May the fire of love grow in our hearts. May the fire of transformation glow in our movements. May the fire of purification burn away our sins. May the fire of justice guide our steps. May the fire of wisdom illuminate our paths. May the fire that spreads over the Earth never be extinguished. Paulo Coelho

There is in every true 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. Washington Irving

If you’re going to try, go all the way. There is no other feeling like that. You will be alone with the gods, and the nights will flame with fire. You will ride life straight to perfect laughter. It’s the only good fight there is. Charles Bukowski

At forty five degrees, the sky will burn. Fire to approach the great new city in an instant, a great scattered flame will leap up, when one will want to get evidence from the Normans. Nostradamus

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

Someone has a great fire in his soul and nobody ever comes to warm themselves at it, and passers by see nothing but a little smoke at the top of the chimney and then go on their way. Vincent Van Gogh

Small miseries, like small debts, hit us in so many places, and meet us at so many turns and corners, that what they want in weight, they make up in number, and render it less hazardous to stand the fire of one cannon ball, than a volley composed of such a shower of bullets. Rudyard Kipling

I did mostly good things, except light things on fire. Mark Hoppus

I’m always trying to show versatility. I’m juggling, and I’m flipping fire, and I’m chewing gum and rhyming at the same time on a unicycle, while playing the drums. MF Doom

Man is so made that when anything fires his soul, impossibilities vanish. Jean de La Fontaine

There is an electric fire in human nature tending to purify so that among these human creatures there is continually some birth of new heroism. The pity is that we must wonder at it, as we should at finding a pearl in rubbish. John Keats

Each person shines with his or her own light. No two flames are alike. There are big flames and little flames, flames of every color. Some people’s flames are so still they don’t even flicker in the wind, while others have wild flames that fill the air with sparks. Some foolish flames neither burn nor shed light, but others blaze with life so fiercely that you can’t look at them without blinking, and if you approach you shine in the fire. Eduardo Galeano

Every man has the right to risk his own life in order to preserve it. Has it ever been said that a man who throws himself out the window to escape from a fire is guilty of suicide? Jacques Rousseau

I am building a fire, and every day I train, I add more fuel. At just the right moment, I light the match. Mia Hamm

I did a business in a box called College Pro Painters. They taught you how to paint houses, how to hire and fire, how to sell, how to deal with customers. You got a one year franchise. It was the hardest year of my life in terms of hard work. I won manager of the year. It was very successful. Kimbal Musk

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