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Quotes of fires

  1. In times of life crisis, whether wild fires or smoldering stress, the first thing I do is go back to basics... am I eating right, am I getting enough sleep, am I getting some physical and mental exercise everyday. – Edward Albert
  2. In 1945, there were more people killed, more buildings destroyed, more high explosives set off, more fires burning than before or since. – Stephen Ambrose
  3. Fires can't be made with dead embers, nor can enthusiasm be stirred by spiritless men. Enthusiasm in our daily work lightens effort and turns even labor into pleasant tasks. – James A. Baldwin
  4. On the night of the 1st of September we observed for the first time signs of the natives being in the neighbourhood. Fires were seen on the low land near Cape Frederick Henry, and at daylight we saw the natives with our glasses. – William Bligh
  5. To stimulate wildly weak and untrained minds is to play with mighty fires – W. E. B. Du Bois
  6. The surest route to breeding jealousy is to compare. Since jealousy comes from feeling less than another, comparisons only fan the fires – Dorothy Corkville Briggs
  7. It is difficult to determine the cause of grass fires There is usually nothing left behind when we get there, like a cigarette or a gas can, for us to determine what started it. – John Glover
  8. When the Negro cries with pain from his deep hurt and lays his petition for elemental justice before the nation, he is calling upon the American people to kindle about that crucible of race relationships the fires of American faith. – Mordecai Wyatt Johnson
  9. It is common knowledge that smoking is considered one of the nation's leading causes of preventable death, but it's less widely known that cigarettes are also the leading cause of fatal fires – Ed Markey
  10. It is not acceptable that we continue to see thousands of acres burn because of forest fires because of poor management on our forests, big kill, and we have these catastrophic situations take place when we are not able to take action. – Cathy McMorris
  11. When rough times have fallen upon our state in the past, Texans have always responded with generosity and an eagerness to help. The compassionate response to the fires has proven that this community spirit is alive and well. – Randy Neugebauer
  12. Absence diminishes mediocre passions and increases great ones, as the wind extinguishes candles and fans fires – Francois de La Rochefoucauld
  13. These are the stories the Dogs tell, when the fires burn high and the wind is from the north. – Clifford D. Simak
  14. If I could only remember that the days were, not bricks to be laid row on row, to be built into a solid house, where one might dwell in safety and peace, but only food for the fires of the heart. – Edmund Wilson

Usage examples for fires

  1. Then kindliness and a fresh joy in life lit them with soft fires – The Turnstile by A. E. W. (Alfred Edward Woodley) Mason
  2. While they still are at their terrible feast and dancing round the fires you may remain inside. – Annie o' the Banks o' Dee by Gordon Stables
  3. Day after day the cowboys fought the fires – Roosevelt in the Bad Lands by Hermann Hagedorn
  4. The " fires were drawn," and in a few moments more the steamer was made fast to the wharf. – Haste and Waste by Oliver Optic
  5. Such were the terrible thoughts passing through our minds as we silently sat round the fires that evening. – My Reminiscences of the Anglo-Boer War by Ben Viljoen
  6. Sometimes her blue eyes wandered toward the stars, sometimes toward the camp fires on the hill. – Ailsa Paige by Robert W. Chambers
  7. They are not even very large- only about as large as they look, or perhaps smaller, since most fires tend to look bigger at a distance. – Five Stages of Greek Religion by Gilbert Murray
  8. There were warm fires clean soft beds, and a real Christmas dinner. – Land of the Burnt Thigh by Edith Eudora Kohl
  9. One thing more, Mr Gorsuch, I said, be careful of your fires – Jim Davis by John Masefield
  10. They could think of no reason for the two great fires along the river. – Spotted Deer by Elmer Gregor
  11. Well, when he fires it off that will be the end of poor Job!" – Jimmy, Lucy, and All by Sophie May
  12. We'd be caught between two fires – The Radio Boys with the Revenue Guards by Gerald Breckenridge
  13. He will not lend me his fires unless space and time be my own." – Monsieur Violet by Frederick Marryat
  14. The watch fires were left burning; and the march began. – The History of England from the Accession of James II. Volume 1 (of 5) by Thomas Babington Macaulay
  15. Beneath the calm of the Persian's manner she had detected the presence of dangerous fires – Fire-Tongue by Sax Rohmer
  16. He built some wigwams and made fires before them as if people lived in each one. – The Book of Nature Myths by Florence Holbrook
  17. As she did so two large eyes were fastened upon her with a speechless wonder lighting up their slumbering fires – Lily Pearl and The Mistress of Rosedale by Ida Glenwood
  18. Do you like to see fires – The Bobbsey Twins in the Great West by Laura Lee Hope
  19. I's all ready to make more smellin' stuff to put out fires – Tom Swift among the Fire Fighters or, Battling with Flames from the Air by Victor Appleton
  20. It's my business to watch fires and see how they're acting, isn't it? – The Lookout Man by B. M. Bower

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