Fire Quotes to Ignite Your Passion and Spirit

Inspirational fire quotes will ignite your passion, fuel your spirit, and blaze your own path. Discover powerful words that burn bright, kindle motivation, and stoke your ambition.

Whether you need a motivational push or a bit of inspiration, uplifting fire quotes will spark the flame of passion, determination and courage. Let these famous fire quotes set your thoughts on fire!

Best Fire Quotes

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

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

The sacred fire is faith. Lailah Gifty Akita

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

Love is friendship set on fire. Jeremy Taylor

What fire does not destroy, it hardens. Oscar Wilde

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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

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

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

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

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

Do not let your fire go out. Ayn Rand

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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

The blazing fire makes flames and brightness out of everything thrown into it. Marcus Aurelius

A spark neglected makes a mighty fire. Robert Herrick

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

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

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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

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

The most tangible of all visible mysteries fire. Leigh Hunt

Fire is never a gentle master. Proverb

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

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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

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

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

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

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

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

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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Anger is like fire. It burns all clean. Maya Angelou

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

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

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

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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

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

There is no fire like passion No crime like hatred, No sorrow like separation, No sickness like hunger, And no joy like the joy of freedom. Gautama Buddha

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

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

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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

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

Courage is fire and bullying is smoke. Benjamin Disraeli

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

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

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

A small match lights a big fire. Matshona Dhliwayo

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

When the winter comes, fire becomes a king! Mehmet Murat ildan

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

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

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

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

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

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

Time 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Absence is to love as wind is to fire: it extinguishes the little flame, it fans the big. Umberto Eco

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

Every idea is an incitement. Eloquence may set fire to reason. Oliver Wendell Holmes

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

As soon go kindle fire with snow, as seek to quench the fire of love with words. William Shakespeare

To learn to read is to light a fire. Victor Hugo

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

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

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

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

No mere human can stand in a fire and not be consumed. S. Byatt

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 desired can be won. It exists, it is real, it is possible, it is yours. Ayn Rand

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

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

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

Fire is the most tolerable third party. Henry David Thoreau

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

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

Fire in the heart sends smoke into the head. Proverb

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

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

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

If you’re going to try, go all the way. Otherwise, don’t even start. This could mean losing girlfriends, wives, relatives and maybe even your mind. It could mean not eating for three or four days. It could mean freezing on a park bench. It could mean jail. It could mean derision. It could mean mockery isolation. Isolation is the gift. All the others are a test of your endurance, of how much you really want to do it. And, you’ll do it, despite rejection and the worst odds. And it will be better than anything else you can imagine. 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

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

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

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

They say a good love is one that sits you down, gives you a drink of water, and pats you on top of the head. But I say a 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.

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

That what I need to survive is not Gale’s fire, kindled with rage and hatred. I have plenty of fire myself. What I need is the dandelion in the spring. The bright yellow that means rebirth instead of destruction. The promise that life can go on, no matter how bad our losses. That it can be good again. And only Peeta can give me that. Suzanne Collins

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

She leaned forward and caught at his hand, pressing it between her own. The touch was like white fire through his veins. He could not feel her skin only the cloth of her gloves, and yet it did not matter. You kindled me, heap of ashes that I am, into fire. He had wondered once why love was always phrased in terms of burning. The conflagration in his own veins, now, gave the answer. Cassandra Clare

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

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

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

I threw myself into that fire, threw myself into it, into him, and let myself burn. Sarah J. Maas

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

Great! He has indigestion, so let’s torture him with cake. Kristin Cashore

Fire and water looked so lovely together. It was a pity they destroyed each other by nature. R.F. Kuang

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

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

I’d thought once, actually, of taking your mind, if you asked. I’d thought I could help you fall asleep at night. He opened his mouth to say something. Shut it again. His face closed for a moment, his unreadable mask falling into place. He spoke softly. But that wouldn’t be fair; for after I slept you’d be left awake, with no one to help you sleep. Kristin Cashore

Music should strike fire from the heart of man, and bring tears form the eyes of woman. Ludwig Van Beethoven

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

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

Well my gun fires seven different shades of shit, so what’s your favorite color, punk? Gerard Way

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

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

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

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

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

The flame that burns twice as bright burns half as long. Lao Tzu

I don’t know what it is with Finnick and bread, but he seems obsessed with handling it. Suzanne Collins

The foundation of all technology is fire. Isaac Asimov

Those candle flames were like the lives of men. So fragile. So deadly. Left alone, they lit and warmed. Let run rampant, they would destroy the very things they were meant to illuminate. Embryonic bonfires, each bearing a seed of destruction so potent it could tumble cities and dash kings to their knees. Brandon Sanderson

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

I often find that people confuse inner peace with some sense of insensibility whenever something goes wrong. In such cases inner peace is a permit for destruction The unyielding optimist will pretend that the forest is not burning either because he is too lazy or too afraid to go and put the fire out. Criss Jami