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270 Fire Quotes That Will Ignite Your Your Soul

Last Updated: March 16, 2022 by Team

Fire is the rapid oxidation of a material in the exothermic chemical process of combustion, releasing heat, light, and various reaction products. Fire is one of the five elements which compose the environment and our being. The air we breathe, the water we drink, the food we eat, the space we are present with, and the earth we walk on are all part of us.

Fire is also one of man’s most life-changing discoveries. It gave us the ability to stay warm and cook our food. This helped us live longer because people succumbed to the cold when we lived in tents or dwellings with little insulation. Fire is a source of pure energy. Without the discovery of fire and its uses, we, as a species, would not have made the progress that we see today.

Fire brings heat and warmth into our lives and is used for many practical day-to-day chores. However, fire is also a metaphor to concretize passion, emotions, intentions, and many more. Spiritually speaking, FIRE consumes, warms, and illuminates. Fire is the symbol of inspiration and represents eternity and the concept of rebirth in many different faiths. It burns old things to rejuvenate the entire world.

So without further ado, I would like to present you with 270 of my favorite fire quotes. Below you will find a collection of motivating, knowledgeable and encouraging fire quotes, fire sayings, and fire proverbs. I hope these quotes will help you light your internal spark and burn energetically!

270 Quotes About Fire

Top 10 Fire Quotes

“Fire does transform, but the fire within is always better than fire beneath!” – Harrish Sairaman

“Fire and swords are slow engines of destruction, compared to the tongue of a gossip.” – Richard Steele

“Fire will attract more attention than any other cry for help.” – Jean-Michel Basquiat

“Friends are like coals in a fire—together, they glow; apart, they grow cold.” – C. S. Lewis

“Your own property is concerned when your neighbor’s house is on fire.” – Horace

“You have to go through the fires to be tested by faith.” – Lailah Gifty Akita

“You get the best effort from others not by lighting a fire beneath them, but by building a fire within.” – Bob Nelson

“You are obviously writing out of experience and so the boundaries are always blurred, it is just that sometimes it would seem that you are playing with fire a little bit by choosing someone that obviously existed.” – Robert Dessaix

“Words are only painted fire; a look is the fire itself.” – Mark Twain

“Within your own generation-the same songs, the same wars, the same attitudes toward those wars, the same rules and radio shows in the air-you can gauge the possibilities and impossibilities. With a person of another generation, you are treading water, playing with fire.” – John Updike

May the fire within keep burning.

Short Fire Quotes

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“Genius is talent set on fire by courage.” – Henry Van Dyke

“Fires all go out eventually.” – Anonymous

“Fire, water, and the government know nothing of mercy.” – Proverb

“Fire that’s closest kept burns most of all.” – William Shakespeare

“Fire takes no holiday.” – Anonymous

“Fire is the test of gold; adversity, of strong men.” – Martha Graham

“Fire is the most tolerable third party.” – Henry David Thoreau

“Fire is never a gentle master.” – Proverb

“Fire in the heart sends smoke into the head.” – Proverb

“Fire and gunpowder do not sleep together.” – Proverb

“Find your fire.”

“Figure out what lights your fire. Then chase the match.”

“Do not let your fire go out.” – Ayn Rand

“There were never butterflies, just fire.” – Anonymous

“This is how the fire starts. This is how we burn.” – Libba Bray

“The foundation of all technology is fire.” – Isaac Asimov

“Seek what sets your soul on fire.” – Anonymous

“Pressure creates diamonds. Fire refines gold.”

“A small spark can start a great fire.” – Emmet Fox

“A small match lights a big fire.” – Matshona Dhliwayo

“A spark neglected makes a mighty fire.” – Robert Herrick

“Every revolution begins with a spark.”

“I had so much fire in me and so many plans.” – Claude Monet

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

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

“I would mould a world of fire and dew.” – W B. Yeats

“What fire does not destroy, it hardens.” – Oscar Wilde

“Where there is smoke, there is fire.” – Proverb

“When she awoke, the world was on fire.” – Scott Westerfield

“Time is the fire in which we burn.” – Gene Roddenberry

“The sacred fire is faith.” – Lailah Gifty Akita

“Never let your inner fire burn out.”

“Talent is a flame. Genius is a fire.” – Bernard Williams

“Kindle your own fire within your spirit.” – Lailah Gifty Akita

Don't light yourself on fire to keep others warm.

Best Fire Quotes

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“You fire a guy, you create a rival. You fire a woman, you create a housewife.”

“Whenever our neighbour’s house is on fire, it cannot be amiss for the engines to play a little on our own.” – Edmund Burke

“When the winter comes, fire becomes a king!” – Mehmet Murat İldan

“When the heart is on fire, some sparks will fly out of the mouth.” – Thomas Fuller

“When the burning coal stops emitting the smoke, then you will surely understand that the fire does not always need the presence of the smoke.” – Mwanamke Kindembo

“When soldiers have been baptized in the fire of a battlefield, they have all one rank in my eyes.” – Napoleon Bonaparte

“When one burns one’s bridges, what a very nice fire it makes.” – Dylan Thomas

“When a picture isn’t realized, you pitch it in the fire and start another one!” – Paul Cezanne

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

“My passion and fire run deep through my veins, my blood. There’s no doubt about that.” – Carolyn Aronson

“My dream is to show the fire which comes out of the horses’ nostrils; the dust which rises from their hooves. I want this to be an infernal waltz.” – Rosa Bonheur

“Music should strike fire from the heart of man, and bring tears from the eyes of woman.” – Ludwig van Beethoven

“Motivation is like fire unless you keep adding fuel to it, it dies. Your fuel is your belief in your inner values.” – Anonymous

“Most people guard against going into the fire, and so end up in it.” – Rumi

“Man needs colour to live; it’s just as necessary an element as fire and water.” – Fernand Leger

“Man is the only creature that dares to light a fire and live with it. The reason? Because he alone has learned to put it out.” – Henry Jackson Vandyke

“Man is so made that whenever anything fires his soul, impossibilities vanish.” – Jean de la Fontaine

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

“I threw myself into that fire, threw myself into it, into him, and let myself burn.” – Sarah H. Maas

“I survived because the fire inside me burned brighter than the fire around me.” – Joshua Graham

“I need someone who sees the fire in my eyes and wants to play with it.” – Anonymous

“I have a need to be all on fire, for I have mountains of ice about me to melt.” – William Lloyd Garrison

“I have a dream—a dream to write a fire. Fire that would burn till ages.” – Kuldeep Gera

“I didn’t want anybody seeing my fire until I burned them with it.” – Cameron Conaway

“I can think of no more stirring symbol of man’s humanity to man than a fire engine.” – Kurt Vonnegut

“I can cite a few cases of where people have tampered around with magic and witchcraft that they’ve been very severely frightened and traumatized by some of the outcomes. I mean we are playing with fire, and I had to say that.” – Peter Hollingworth

“I am not a tree grown in the concrete jungle to bring rain. I am a tree grown in the wild forest to bring fire.” – P.S. Jagadeesh Kumar

“Catch on fire and people will come for miles to see you burn.” – John Wesley

“But this momentous question, like a fire bell in the night, awakened and filled me with terror.” – Thomas Jefferson

“Burn not your house to rid it of the mouse.” – Latin proverb

“Bitterness is like cancer. It eats upon the host. But anger is like fire. It burns it all clean.” – Maya Angelou

“Big fires flare-up in a wind, but little ones are blown out unless they are carried in undercover.” – St Francis de Sales

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

“At times, there will be fire; this we can’t avoid. But it’s up to us to decide whether it will consume or it will purify.” – Cristen Rodgers

“As the same fire assumes different shapes When it consumes objects differing in shape, so does the one Self take the shape of every creature in whom he is present.” – Marcus Aurelius

“Anyone who toys with the idea of cutting off bits of the eurozone hoping the rest will survive is playing with fire.” – Yanis Varoufakis

“Have a dream, chase it down, jump over every single hurdle, and run through fire and ice to get there.” – Whitney Wolfe

Lighting a fire nndeer someone will never be as effective as lighting a fire within them.

Fire Safety Quotes

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“Don’t let your dreams go up in smoke—practice fire safety.” – Anonymous

“We’re like a two-year old playing with fire…we’re messing around with something really dangerous and don’t really understand what will happen.” – William F. Laurance

“We seek the fire of the spark that is already within us.” – Kamand Kojouri

“We feel free when we escape, even if it be but from the frying pan to the fire.” – Eric Hoffer

“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

“We are all born with a divine fire in us. Our efforts should be to give wings to this fire and fill the world with the glow of its goodness.” – Abdul Kalam

“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

“Unless the sun inside you is burning your gut, don’t do it.” – Charles Bukowski

“Tradition is not the worship of ashes, but the preservation of fire.” – Gustav Mahler

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

“To stimulate wildly weak and untrained minds is to play with mighty fires.” – W. E. B. Du Bois

“To poke a wood fire is more solid enjoyment than almost anything else in the world.” – Charles Dudley Warner

“To learn to read is to light a fire; every syllable that is spelled out is a spark.” – Victor Hugo

“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

“Time is the school in which we learn, time is the fire in which we burn.” – Delmore Schwartz

“Time is a fire that consumes me, but I am the fire.” – Jorge Luis Borges

“Those who deny the science or choose excuses over action are playing with fire.” – John F. Kerry

“Those candle flames were like the lives of men. So fragile. So deadly. Left alone, they lit and warmed.” – Brandon Sanderson

“This world, which is the same for all, has not been made by any god or man, but it always has been, is, and will be an ever-living fire.” – Heraclitus

“There’s no lie in his smile, no veil ‘cross his eyes. He breathes fire too hot for a plastic disguise.” – Cristen Rodgers

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

“One fire burns out another’s burning. One pain is lessened by another’s anguish.” – William Shakespeare

“One can enjoy a wood fire worthily only when he warms his thoughts by it as well as his hands and feet.” – Odell Shepherd

“One afternoon, when I was four years old, my father came home, and he found me in the living room in front of a roaring fire, which made him very angry. Because we didn’t have a fireplace.” – Victor Borge

“Once upon a time there was a piece of wood. It was not an expensive piece of wood. Far from it. Just a common block of firewood, one of those thick, solid logs that are put on the fire in winter to make cold rooms cozy and warm.” – Carlo Collodi

“Oh, I get pretty fired up on the court. I try to play with a lot of emotion, especially when I’m playing in front of a large crowd. I want to go out and do my best, and to do that, I have to play with the most energy possible.” – Lleyton Hewitt

“O! for a muse of fire, that would ascend the brightest heaven of invention.” – William Shakespeare

“Nothing I am sure has such a tendency to quench the fire of religion as the possession of money.” – J. C. Ryle

“No mere human can stand in a fire and not be consumed.” – A. S. Byatt

“No matter how hot the fire burns, a Protea always survives.” – AB De Villiers

“Never start a fire, especially if there is no water nearby.” – Matshona Dhliwayo

“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 actually enjoy the pain. That’s what gives me the fire inside to get up and keep going.” – Steve McNair

“How could you tell children they were playing with fire if they never had the experience of being burned?” – Alexandra Adornetto

“Honestly, I’m living my fantasy. It’s being with my family, preferably on a snowy afternoon with a fire going, cuddled up in blankets, playing a game.” – Meredith Vieira

“Honest criticism means nothing—what one wants is unrestrained passion, fire for fire.” – Henry Miller

“Heat cannot be separated from fire, or beauty from the Eternal.” – Dante Alighieri

“He who sits by the fire, thankless for the fire, is just as if he had no fire. Nothing is possessed save in appreciation, of which thankfulness is the indispensable ingredient.” – W.J. Cameron

“Good fame is like fire; when you have kindled you may easily preserve it; but if you extinguish it, you will not easily kindle it again.” – Sir Francis Bacon

“Every idea is an incitement…Eloquence may set fire to reason.” – Oliver Wendell Holmes

“Envy like fire always makes for the highest points.” – Livy

“Encouragement is a fire of flame. It refreshes the soul and revives the spirit.” – Lailah Gifty Akita

“Emotions can be said to be the fire of attraction and repulsion between human beings.” – Anonymous

“Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire.” – William Butler Yeats

“Each of us is born with a box of matches inside us but we can’t strike them all by ourselves.” – Laura Esquivel

“Don’t start a fire you can’t quench.” – Anonymous

“Don’t see a fire burning your skin but letting the new skin underneath shining out.” – Rahul Bansal

“Anger is like fire. It burns all clean.” – Maya Angelou , Fire quotes anger

“And at home by the fire, whenever you look up, there I shall be – and whenever I look up, there you shall be.” – Thomas Hardy

“Always, always you pass through fire to reach the shining.” – Odysseas Elytis

“Always remember that your calmness under fire is your best defense in any argument or discussion.” – Robert Greene

“All things, good and evil, come out, it seems, of the East. The Illuminati, like the Ismailites, dealt in allegories; and like the Mazdakites, they played with fire.” – Ameen Rihani

“Affection is a coal that must be cooled; else, suffered, it will set the heart on fire.” – William Shakespeare

“Ability without ambition is like kindling wood without the spark.” – Anonymous

“A woman would run through fire and water for such a kind heart.” – William Shakespeare

“A thought often makes us hotter than a fire.” – Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

“A spark of every fire we seek is already within us.” – Kamand Kojouri

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

“A spark can set a whole forest on fire. Just a spark. Save it.” – Charles Bukowski


Firefighter Quotes

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“We are born arsonists and end up firefighters.” – Pitigrilli

“There is no fire like passion, there is no shark like hatred, there is no snare like folly, there is no torrent like greed.” – Siddhartha Gautama

“The wind forgets, but the flame remembers.” – Matshona Dhliwayo

“The weakest of all weak things is a virtue that has not been tested in the fire.” – Mark Twain

“The United States is like a giant boiler. Once the fire is lit under it, there is no limit to the power it can generate.” – Winston Churchill

“The sun’s a thief, and with his great attraction, robs the vast seas. The moon’s an arrant thief, and her pale fire, she snatches from the sun.” – William Shakespeare

“The sky broke like an egg into full sunset and the water caught fire.” – Pamela Hansford Johnson

“The one advantage of playing with fire…is that no one ever gets singed. It is the people who don’t know how to play with it who get burned up.” – Oscar Wilde

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

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

“The hero and the coward both feel exactly the same fear, only the hero confronts his fear and converts it into fire.” – Cus D’Amato

“The four cornerstones of this world: bread, wine, fire, woman.” – Nikos Kazantzakis

“The fire you kindle for your enemy often burns yourself more than them.” – Chinese Proverb

“The fire was followed by a period of grieving and then by an incredible lightness, freedom, and mobility.” – Martin Puryear

“The fire is the main comfort of the camp, whether in summer or winter, and is about as ample at one season as at another. It is as well for cheerfulness as for warmth and dryness.” – Henry David Thoreau

“There is only one boss. The customer. And he can fire everybody in the company from the chairman on down, simply by spending his money somewhere else.” – Sam Walton

“The proof of gold is fire, the proof of woman, gold; the proof of man, a woman.” – Benjamin Franklin

“The passions are like fire, useful in a thousand ways and dangerous only in one, through their excess.” – Christian Nestell Bovee

“The only real security is the ability to build your own fires and find your own peace.” – Audrey Sutherland

“The only pictures worth making are the ones that are playing with fire.” – Billy Wilder

“The fire doesn’t make you what you are; it reveals what you were.” – Jack Hyles

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

“The deepest lessons come out of the deepest waters and the hottest fires.” – Elisabeth Elliot

“Technology is, of course, a double-edged sword. Fire can cook our food but also burn us.” – Jason Silva

“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

“Some women fear the fire. Some women simply become it.” – Anonymous

“Some say the world will end in fire, some say in ice. From what I’ve tasted of desire, I hold with those who favor fire. But if it had to perish twice, I think I know enough to hate to say that for destruction, ice is also great and would suffice.” – Robert Frost

“So, like a forgotten fire, a childhood can always flare up again within us.” – Gaston Bachelard

“So much of left-wing thought is a kind of playing with fire by people who don’t even know that fire is hot.” – George Orwell

“Pride, envy, avarice—these are the sparks that have set on fire the hearts of all men.” – Dante Alighieri

“Poetry is either something that lives like fire inside you” – F. Scott Fitzgerald

“Playing with fire is bad for those who burn themselves. For the rest of us, it is a very great pleasure.” – Jerry Smith

“People who fight fire with fire usually end up with ashes.” – Abigail Van Buren

“Tact is the art of building a fire under people without making their blood boil.” – Franklin P. Jones

“Such fire was not by water to be drown’d, / Nor he his nature changed by changing ground.” – Ludovico Ariosto

“Success isn’t a result of spontaneous combustion. You must set yourself on fire.” – Arnold Glascow

“Stars, hide your fires; let not light see my black and deep desires.” – William Shakespeare

“Sometimes, God will deliver you from the fire, and other times God will make you fireproof.” – Joel Osteen

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

“If you ever catch on fire, try to avoid seeing yourself in the mirror, because I bet that’s what really throws you into a panic.” – Jack Handey

“If you continue to work hard, let that be the fuel to your fire.” – Pitbull

“If you can’t handle her fire, let someone else enjoy the flames.” – Anonymous

“If you break your neck, if you have nothing to eat, if your house is on fire, then you got a problem. Everything else is inconvenience.” – Robert Fulghum

“Everywhere he touches is fire. My whole body is burning up, the two of us becoming twin points of the same bright white flame.” – Lauren Olive

“Everything inside is on fire when I am with you.”

“Everyone has the fire, but the champions know when to ignite the spark.” – Amit Ray

“Do not let your fire go out. Do not let the hero in your soul perish. Check your road and the nature of your battle. The world you desire can be won. It exists, it is real, it is possible, it is yours.” – Ayn Rand

“Discipline is the refining fire by which talent becomes ability.” – Roy L. Smith

“Desire is a bonfire that burns with greater fury, asking for more fuel.” – Sri Sathya Sai Baba

“Courage is fire, and bullying is smoke.” – Benjamin Disraeli

“Contentment consists not in adding more fuel, but in taking away some fire.” – Thomas Fuller

“Catch on fire with enthusiasm and people will come for miles to watch you burn.” – Charles Wesley

“I will never forget your fire. I can’t wait to see what you do.” – Kiera Cass


Fire Quotes About Life

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“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

“While I was looking the other way, your fire went out—left me with cinders to kick into dust. What a waste of the wonder you were. In my living fire, I will keep your scorn and mine. In my living fire, I will keep your heartache and mine at the disgrace of a waste of a life.” – Kristin Cashore

“We each have a special something we can get only at a special time of our life—like a small flame. A careful, fortunate few cherish that flame. Nurture it, hold it as a torch to light their way. But once that flame goes out, it’s gone forever.” – Haruki Murakami

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

“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

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

“Sometimes, what’s dead must be burned away to make room for new life.” – Cristen Rodgers

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

“Like the tender fires of stars, moments of their life together that no one knew of or would ever know of, broke upon and illuminated his memory.” – James Joyce

“Just as a candle cannot burn without fire, men cannot live without a spiritual life.” – Buddha

“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

“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

“If these little sparks of holy fire which I have thus heaped up together do not give life to your prepared and already enkindled spirit, yet they will sometimes help to entertain a thought, to actuate a passion, to employ and hallow a fancy.” – Jeremy Taylor

“Heat makes things expand; that is why life sometimes throws us into a fiery furnace.” – Matshona Dhliwayo

“Give a man a fire and he’s warm for a day, but set fire to him and he’s warm for the rest of his life.” – Terry Pratchett

“I am like fire; if you take care of me I’ll brighten your life, but if you play with me you’ll burn.” – Anonymous

“Fire is the voice of god, speaking in tongues. Fire is the liberator of water, slipping the earthly bonds. Fire is the memory of stone, being released to the heavens. Fire is the mother of the Earth, born of desire. Fire is the seducer of wind, dancing in abandon for its beloved. Fire is the illuminator, the protector, the destroyer, and the giver of all life.” – Thomas Lloyd Qualls, ‘Painted Oxen’

“Fire is the illuminator, the protector, the destroyer, and the giver of all life.” – Thomas Lloyd

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

“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

“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

“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

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

“Clay is a very interesting and fundamental material—it’s earth, it’s water; and with fire, it takes on form and life.” – Rithy Panh

“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

“Among the notable things about fire is that it also requires oxygen to burn—exactly like its enemy, life. Thereby are life and flames so often compared.” – Otto Weininger

“Light the fire within you to light the world with your fire.” – P.S. Jagadeesh Kumar

“Life is a flame that is always burning itself out, but it catches fire again every time a child is born.” – George Bernard Shaw

“Let’s all wise up. Some of us aren’t fighting the fire; we’re playing with fire. Flirting with the devil. Stop it! Stop it now before all hell literally breaks loose.” – Beth Moore

“Ladies who play with fire must remember that smoke gets in their eyes.” – Anonymous

“Kitchen is where fire cooks raw food to make it palatable, adverse situations are where adversity cooks your raw talent to make it an ability.” – Rahul Bansal

FIRE in the heart sends smoke into the head.

Fire Quotes About Love

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“You, darkness that I come from, I love you more than all the fires that fence in the world.” – Rainer Maria Rilke

“Trust your heart if the seas catch fire, live by love though the stars walk backward.” – E. E. Cummings

“To love is to burn—to be on fire.” – Jane Austen“To love is to burn, to be on fire.” – Jane Austen , Fire quotes love

“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 de Chardin

“Shoot me with hate, and I’ll fire back with love.” – Anonymous

“My imagination completely controls me, and forever feeds the fire that burns with dark red light in my heart by bringing me the best dreams. I’ve always had a wild imagination, a big heart, and a tortured soul so I feel that dark fantasy, love and horror are in my blood.” – Kim Elizabeth

“Love, like fire, goes out without fuel.” – Mikhail Lermontov

“Love is the only candle whose flame is eternally lit.” – Matshona Dhliwayo

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

“Love is a fire. But whether it is going to warm your hearth or burn down your house, you can never tell.” – Joan Crawford

“Love in its essence is spiritual fire.” – Lucius Annaeus Seneca

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

“It is easy to bare your body, but it is difficult to bare your soul. What works for me is that I am not a city-raised boy with city-raised sensibilities. I can play the vulnerable tough man, the guy with a gun in his hand, tears in his eyes, fire in his heart, innocence in him, and in his arms a woman he loves.” – Randeep Hooda

“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

“Good love is one that casts you into the wind, sets you ablaze, makes you burn through the skies and ignite the night like a phoenix—the kind that cuts you loose like a wildfire and you can’t stop running simply because you keep on burning everything that you touch! I say that’s a good love; one that burns and flies, and you run with it!” – C. JoyBell C.

“Fire understood, and almost could not believe, that the feeling he was sending her was love.” – Kristin Cashore

“As soon as you kindle fire with snow, seek to quench the fire of love with words.” – William Shakespeare

“Absence is to love as wind is to fire—it extinguishes the little flame, it fans the big.” – Umberto Eco

“Of all the fires, love is the only inexhaustible one.” – Pablo Neruda

“Distance does to love what wind does to fire—extinguishes the weak and feeds the strong.” – Anonymous

“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 Hazzlit

“Keep a little fire burning; however small, however, hidden.” – Cormac McCarthy

“Just ’cause there’s snow on the roof doesn’t mean there’s not a fire inside.” – Bonnie Hunt

“Joy is the holy fire that keeps our purpose warm and our intelligence aglow.” – Helen Keller

“Jonathan is that brilliant little fire that burns within us all, that lives only for those moments when we reach perfection.” – Richard Bach

“It takes two flints to make a fire.” – Louisa May Alcott

“It is with our passions as it is with fire and water; they are good servants, but bad masters.” – Roger L’Estrange

“It is not light that we need, but fire; it is not the gentle shower, but thunder. We need the storm, the whirlwind, and the earthquake.” – Frederick Douglass

“It is almost impossible to carry the torch of truth through a crowd without singeing somebody’s beard.” – Georg Christoph Lichtenberg

“I’m working on my house and playing with my fire pit and kind of just hanging around and making my home feel homey.” – Luke Grimes

“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

“A man can be short, and dumpy, and getting bald but if he has fire, women will like him.” – Mae West

“A house is not a home unless it contains food and fire for the mind as well as the body.” – Benjamin Franklin

“The flame that burns twice as bright burns half as long.” – Lao-Tzu

“The fires of suffering become the light of consciousness.” – Eckhart Tolle

“The most tangible of all visible mysteries – fire.” – Leigh Hunt

“She’s mad, but she’s magic. There’s no lie in her fire.” – Charles Bukowski

“A heart well worth winning, and well won. A heart that, once won, goes through fire and water for the winner, and never changes, and is never daunted.” – Charles Dickens

“A church can be unified in one of two ways. You can freeze together, as the Church of the Frozen Chosen; or you can melt together with the fire of the Holy Spirit.” – John Hagee

“A candle can only illuminate its world by allowing itself to be set on fire.” – Matshona Dhliwayo

“A book, too, can be a star—a living fire to lighten the darkness, leading out into the expanding universe.” – Madeleine L’Engle

How dare you ignite a fire in her if you weren't willing to fuel her love. Ariyus

In Conclusion

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Did these fire quotes ignite something in you?
As noted in some of these quotes, fire also defines a person’s passion and drive. It refers to the spark that lies within each of us.

There’s nothing like working on something you’re passionate about—and the fire within us is so unique. They tell us so much about ourselves and the people around us. What’s more, they motivate us to continue working hard.

As long as that fire within us is lit up, there’s no stopping us. We’ll be able to achieve everything we want as long as the fire within us keeps us going. May it be about our dreams, love, or hobbies. Everything is just more fun and fulfilling if it’s something that we enjoy doing.

Are your favorite fire quotes included in our list? Which ones made an impact on you? Share what drives you forward by commenting down below.


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