103+ Best Flame Quotes: Exclusive Selection

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Famous Flame Quotes

The fate of the singers who, like my songs, went up in flame was also the fate of the books which I later wrote. All of them went up in flame to Heaven in a fire which broke out one night at my home in Bad Homburg as I lay ill in a hospital. — Shmuel Yosef Agnon

The Internet’s distinct configuration may have facilitated anonymous threats, copyright infringement, and cyberattacks, but it has also kindled the flame of freedom in ways that the framers of the American constitution would appreciate – the Federalist papers were famously authored pseudonymously. — Jonathan Zittrain

The first LP, ‘Inner Mounting Flame,’ is, of course, one of my favorites, and also ‘Visions of the Emerald Beyond.’ But the others are also very dear to me. — John McLaughlin

I had been playing for a while, and I asked Louisville Slugger to send me a dozen flame treated bats. But when I got it, I realized they had sent me a box of ashes. — Bob Uecker

In my experience, copy editors, like the stalwart staff I’ve worked with and learned from in my 34 years at ‘TIME,’ are linguistic conservatives – the keepers of the flame ignited by the Strunk-White ‘Elements of Style,’ published in full in 1957 and chosen by ‘TIME’ as one of the 100 most influential nonfiction books of the past century. — Richard Corliss

I am not against hasty marriages, where a mutual flame is fanned by an adequate income. — Will Durant

Fan the sinking flame of hilarity with the wing of friendship; and pass the rosy wine. — Charles Dickens

That which neither weapon nor flame could accomplish will be achieved by a sweet speaking tongue in council. — Nostradamus

Reputation is only a candle, of wavering and uncertain flame, and easily blown out, but it is the light by which the world looks for and finds merit. — James Russell Lowell

When I have an idea, I turn down the flame, as if it were a little alcohol stove, as low as it will go. Then it explodes and that is my idea. — Ernest Hemingway

In art, S. Bridget is usually represented with her perpetual flame as a symbol, sometimes with a column of fire, said to have been seen above her head when she took the veil. — Sabine Baring-Gould

I’m La Flame at all times. That, at times, can be bad, at times can be good. — Travis Scott

Most startups flame out or just muddle along. Your chances of spotting a unicorn, pre-horn, are incalculably small. But if, knowing that, you still want to toss aside your cushy job, at least listen to corporate vets who have made the transition. — Daniel Lyons

I know my parents loved me – they certainly did everything they could for me – but displays of affection were kept on a distinctly low flame. — Laurie Graham

The Well taught us how to create a civilized space for debate, speak in our own voices, use our real names, mediate flame wars, and boot trolls. Brand’s mantra was, ‘You own your own words,’ meaning you have the right to say your piece but must also take responsibility for what you say. — Caterina Fake

The flame is not out, but it is flickering. — Ken Burns

Since love first made the breast an instrument Of fierce lamenting, by its flame my heart Was molten to a mirror, like a rose I pluck my breast apart, that I may hang This mirror in your sight. — Muhammad Iqbal

The bottom line is that finding orphan planets – small, faint, and located who-knows-where – is not for the faint of heart. The task is comparable to observing a match flame at the distance of Pluto. The WISE satellite, a hi-tech, space-based infrared telescope especially suited for such work, has found only a few. — Seth Shostak

I love having candles, especially when you get downtime. I could just pass out seeing the flame flicker with the lights off. — Kellan Lutz

The firmest of friendships have been formed in mutual adversity, as iron is most strongly united by the fiercest flame. — Charles Caleb Colton

Talent is a flame. Genius is a fire. — Bernard Williams

My wife and I often visit Rosales and the Ilokos as a matter of habit or whim induced by nostalgia, homesickness – whatever draws pilgrims to worshipped sanctuaries. Or, perhaps, what compels moths to seek the votive flame. — F. Sionil Jose

The divine flame of thought is inextinguishable in the Filipino people, and somehow or other it will shine forth and compel recognition. It is impossible to brutalize the inhabitants of the Philippines! — Jose Rizal

A perfect chutney needs patience. If you are cooking it, cook it on a low flame; the flavors come out the best that way. — Maneet Chauhan

Keep the team as small as possible. Having been on several of these mega-projects, they seem to grow magically. People are attracted to the project like moths to a flame. — Bruce Pittman

I’d like to be remembered as a keeper of the flame who kept traditional music alive, because I’ve been doing that twice as long as I was in the Byrds. — Roger McGuinn

Some advice: keep the flame of curiosity and wonderment alive, even when studying for boring exams. That is the well from which we scientists draw our nourishment and energy. And also, learn the math. Math is the language of nature, so we have to learn this language. — Michio Kaku

That feeling when you’re so cold you’d give anything to be warm – I’ve had it before, literally huddled around a candle flame on an ice sheet. — Bear Grylls

And New York is the most beautiful city in the world? It is not far from it. No urban night is like the night there… Squares after squares of flame, set up and cut into the aether. Here is our poetry, for we have pulled down the stars to our will. — Ezra Pound

A man must live like a great brilliant flame and burn as brightly as he can. In the end he burns out. But this is far better than a mean little flame. — Boris Yeltsin

Imparting knowledge is only lighting other men’s candles at our lamp without depriving ourselves of any flame. — Jane Porter

I have never in my career embarked on a journey towards controversy. I have never deliberately set a flame. — Amanda Palmer

Breaks in trust are infuriating and hurtful, but they don’t entitle you to flame out, throw a fit, or stomp around rolling your eyes. Try to keep the steam from coming out of your ears. — Pamela Meyer

In the 40 or so years I’ve known David Puttnam, not only has he pursued an outstanding career in films and now politics, but he has been the keeper of the flame of the British film industry. — Melvyn Bragg

If in my youth I had realized that the sustaining splendour of beauty of with which I was in love would one day flood back into my heart, there to ignite a flame that would torture me without end, how gladly would I have put out the light in my eyes. — Michelangelo

To burn always with this hard, gem-like flame, to maintain this ecstasy, is success in life. — Walter Pater

Oftentimes, you read these pilot scripts that come through for American work, and they don’t sing to you. I’ve got to be honest, not many of them ignite the flame or give you that burning feeling of, ‘Oh, God, I really want to be a part of this.’ — Antony Starr

A mighty flame followeth a tiny spark. — Dante Alighieri

You don’t want flame to hit your food. Flame is bad. Flame does nasty things to food. It makes soot and it makes deposits of various chemicals that are not too good for us. The last thing you really want to see licking at your food while it’s on a grill is an actual flame. — Alton Brown

The point about hope is that it is something that occurs in very dark moments. It is like a flame in the darkness; it isn’t like a confidence and a promise. — John Berger

When you’re playing a real character, you want to honor that person and receive inspiration from that person. They need to anoint you in some way that allows you to borrow just a small piece of their soul. That is the flame. — Lorraine Toussaint

I’m frustrated by something, it’s my fault for exposing myself to it in the first place. The rumor mill always seemed like a grass fire to me. Why walk out in the middle of the field, it’s just going to flame out and go away just like everything else does? — Amy Grant

The sea has this contradictory quality, that the more you see of it, the more it overwhelms the eye and disappears in its own brightness. Like a flame, whose meaning is light but whose centre is dark, it demands to be undefined. — Alice Oswald

When I plug in my guitar and play it really loud, loud enough to deafen most people, that’s my shot of adrenaline, and there’s nothing like it. That’s what it’s always been for me – to be the flame the tribe dances around. — Joe Perry

Any committee is only as good as the most knowledgeable, determined and vigorous person on it. There must be somebody who provides the flame. — Lady Bird Johnson

Nirvana is not the blowing out of the candle. It is the extinguishing of the flame because day is come. — Rabindranath Tagore

Stuxnet, Duqu and Flame are not normal, everyday malware, of course. All three of them were most likely developed by a Western intelligence agency as part of covert operations that weren’t meant to be discovered. The fact that the malware evaded detection proves how well the attackers did their job. — Mikko Hypponen

I feel like everybody has an old flame: if you’ve had someone you’ve broken up with and then gotten back together with. Everybody goes through that. It’s always a good moment when you’ve been away from somebody you loved for so long. — Chris Lane

A woodland in full color is awesome as a forest fire, in magnitude at least, but a single tree is like a dancing tongue of flame to warm the heart. — Hal Borland

Lincoln said that the Patent Office adds the flame of interest to the light of creativity. And that is why we need to improve the effectiveness of our Patent Office. — Jay Inslee

All thoughts, all passions, all delights Whatever stirs this mortal frame All are but ministers of Love And feed His sacred flame. — Samuel Taylor Coleridge

You can tell it’s good if you light it and a blue flame comes up; that means it’s good moonshine and it won’t make you go blind. — Johnny Knoxville

On ‘Platinum Flame,’ I engineered the beats myself, so I produced and engineered them. So this is getting even truer to myself, how I truly feel. — Lil B

The human relationship to combustion is as mysterious as it is fraught with madness. From the candle flame to the nuclear blast, it has lit up the human imagination with fear and fascination. — Michael Leunig

Christmas is a season for kindling the fire for hospitality in the hall, the genial flame of charity in the heart. — Washington Irving

How can I impress strangers with the gem-like flame of my literary passion if it’s a digital slate I’m carrying around, trying not to get it all thumbprinty? — James Wolcott

Remembrance Day is a timely reminder that, in what may be some of Britain’s darkest hours, it is the bravery of millions of ordinary people from all races, religions, and backgrounds that have kept our country’s flame burning and stood up for the values we hold dear. — Amber Rudd

Voltaire lighted a torch and gave to others the sacred flame. The light still shines and will as long as man loves liberty and seeks for truth. — Robert Green Ingersoll

Our Revolution has been the keeper of the flame doing the vital work of building a grassroots movement that leverages the people’s agenda. — Nina Turner

A cat’s rage is beautiful, burning with pure cat flame, all its hair standing up and crackling blue sparks, eyes blazing and sputtering. — William S. Burroughs

At some point, you grow out of being attracted to that flame that burns you over and over and over again. — Taylor Swift

I believe art is a connection, like passing on a flame. — Wangechi Mutu

When I play under bright lights on TV, the reflection off the dart barrel could be distracting. It’s not high-tech stuff but I use the flame from the gas cooker at home to blacken the metal and dull them. — Adrian Lewis

I’m the keeper of the flame for Whitney Houston. She was the greatest… and I don’t want the world to forget that. — Clive Davis

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

Flame mails and offensive Internet activities are not classy. It doesn’t fit with our culture here, where we respect the gender, race, opinions, ear-lobe apparel and choice of clothing of all employees. — David Duffield

Bee to the blossom, moth to the flame; Each to his passion; what’s in a name? — Helen Hunt Jackson

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

Inherently in us as Irish people, wherever you are in the world, when you hear an Irish accent, it’s like a moth to a flame. There’s a real personable pride and camaraderie about being Irish. — Jessie Buckley

You still stand watch, O human star, burning without a flicker, perfect flame, bright and resourceful spirit. Each of your rays a great idea – O torch which passes from hand to hand, from age to age, world without end. — Karel Capek

In the early part of my life I carried the flame for fiery women: perky women who were not dumb. — Debra Winger

That’s the way I do things when I want to celebrate, I always plant a tree. And so I got an indigenous tree, called Nandi flame, it has this beautiful red flowers. When it is in flower it is like it is in flame. — Wangari Maathai

Welding torches, cutting torches and any activity producing a flame outside is prohibited. Any open flame is discouraged. — John Glover

Googling yourself is like staring at a flame and then putting your hand in it. — Sue Perkins

In all feats of fire-eating it should be noted that the head is thrown well back, so that the flame may pass out of the open mouth instead of up into the roof, as it would if the head were held naturally. — Harry Houdini

Even in decline, a virtuous man increases the beauty of his behavior. A burning stick, though turned to the ground, has its flame drawn upwards. — Saskya Pandita

At times our own light goes out and is rekindled by a spark from another person. Each of us has cause to think with deep gratitude of those who have lighted the flame within us. — Albert Schweitzer

The flame of anger, bright and brief, sharpens the barb of love. — Walter Savage Landor

The generous abundance of her passion, without guile or trickery, was like a white flame which penetrated and found response in depths of his own sensuous nature that had never yet been reached. — Kate Chopin

To cause the face to appear in a mass of flame make use of the following: mix together thoroughly petroleum, lard, mutton tallow and quick lime. Distill this over a charcoal fire, and the liquid which results can be burned on the face without harm. — Harry Houdini

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

Why should the composer be more guilty than the poet who warms to fantasy by a strange flame, making an idea that inspires him the subject of his own very different treatment? — Franz Schubert

Happiness consumes itself like a flame. It cannot burn for ever, it must go out, and the presentiment of its end destroys it at its very peak. — August Strindberg

Old white people have pretty much always been the bad guys, the keepers of the hegemonic and reactionary flame, the folks unwilling to share the category of American with others on equal terms. — Tim Wise

The main concept of ‘Dark Souls III’ is the first flame and its successors; the world has been in this cycle of reigniting the flame since the first game, but now it seems to be disappearing, almost dying. We’re trying to draw out the aspects of this withering flame. — Hidetaka Miyazaki

Young love is a flame; very pretty, often very hot and fierce, but still only light and flickering. The love of the older and disciplined heart is as coals, deep-burning, unquenchable. — Henry Ward Beecher

I’ve been on a state of high alert since high school. I didn’t need 9/11 to remind me that we live on a ball of flame. — Garry Shandling

Five and forty steps the sky will burn. Fire approaching the large new city. Instantly a great thin flame will leap, when someone will want to test the Normans. — Nostradamus

The flame that is naturally clear always gives the most light and heat. If I could blend my talent for poetry and music into one, the light would burn still clearer, and I might go far. — Robert Schumann

My politics of optimism and hope still casts its lot with the Democrats – in the optimistic hope that the dying embers of its status as the party of our better angels, one that took risks for social justice, can still be fanned into a flame. But I’m an old man, born in 1969. — Rick Perlstein

Stories of all lengths and depths come from different parts of the cave. For a novel, you must lay in mental, physical and spiritual provision as for a siege or for a time of hectic explosions, while a short story is, or can be, a steady, timed flame like the lighting of a blow lamp on a building site full of dry tinder. — Jane Gardam

Love cannot endure indifference. It needs to be wanted. Like a lamp, it needs to be fed out of the oil of another’s heart, or its flame burns low. — Henry Ward Beecher

They declaim against the passions without bothering to think that it is from their flame philosophy lights its torch. — Marquis de Sade

Sometimes our light goes out but is blown into flame by another human being. Each of us owes deepest thanks to those who have rekindled this light. — Albert Schweitzer

My favourite memory was the first time my mum bought me a bubble blower. I must have been the happiest girl in the world that day. I was all over those bubbles like a moth to a flame. — Debra Stephenson

From a little spark may burst a flame. — Dante Alighieri

Come Fairies, take me out of this dull world, for I would ride with you upon the wind and dance upon the mountains like a flame! — William Butler Yeats

Only let the North exert as much moral influence over the South, as the South has exerted demoralizing influence over the North, and slavery would die amid the flame of Christian remonstrance, and faithful rebuke, and holy indignation. — Angelina Grimke

Enthusiasm is always an interesting spectacle. When it expresses itself with an honest and artless eloquence, it is difficult to listen to it and not, in some degree, to catch the flame. — William Godwin

I would watch Gonzalez play and he mesmerized you. It would be like looking into the flame of a fire. You know you couldn’t take your eyes off him because you never knew what he would do next. — Jimmy Connors

I think that a man should not live beyond the age when he begins to deteriorate, when the flame that lighted the brightest moment of his life has weakened. — Fidel Castro

Yesterday the flame of the Olympic torch was carried through our great state on its way to Salt Lake City. — Jane D. Hull

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

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