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Motivational Flames Quotes

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And as he spoke of understanding,
I looked up and saw the rainbow leap
with flames of many colors over me.
- Black Elk

Related topics: Spiritual Inspirational

True Love burns the brightest,
But the brightest flames leave the deepest scars.
- Anonymous

You burned the city of London in our houses and we felt the flames.
- Archibald MacLeish

It does no harm just once in a while to acknowledge
that the whole country isn't in flames,
that there are people in the country besides politicians,
entertainers, and criminals.
- Charles Kuralt


 

Fashion is like the ashes left behind by the uniquely
shaped flames of the fire,
the trace alone revealing that a fire actually took place.
- Paul de Man

It is not surprising, then, that in the decade since Oslo began,
Arafat used all the resources placed at his disposal
to fan the flames of hatred against Israel.
- Natan Sharansky

Flames from the lips may be produced by holding in
the mouth a sponge saturated with the purest gasoline.
- Harry Houdini


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Ever since we were little, we were so on fire for our dreams.
We never let anyone blow our flames out.
- Kelly Rowland

I could see flames from the windows of my chambers.
For the next three or four days we had major rioting
here in Washington and I stayed at the court day and night.
- Harold H. Greene

I'd rather fight 100 structure fires than a wildfire.
With a structure fire you know where your flames are,
but in the woods it can move anywhere;
it can come right up behind you.
- Tom Watson

I shot down some German planes and I got shot down myself,
crashing in a burst of flames and crawling out,
getting rescued by brave soldiers.
- Roald Dahl

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

We are so much the victims of abstraction that with
the Earth in flames we can barely rouse ourselves to
wander across the room and look at the thermostat.
- Terence McKenna

Angels are spirits, flames of fire; they are higher than man,
they have wider connections.
- Matthew Simpson

I advise you to say your dream is possible and then
overcome all inconveniences,
ignore all the hassles and take a running leap through the hoop,
even if it is in flames.
- Les Brown

I'm cautious about using fire.
It can become theatrical.
I am interested in the heat, not the flames.
- Andy Goldsworthy

Each sudden gust of light explains itself as flames,
but neither they, nor even bombs redoubled on the hills
tonight can quite include me in their fear.
- Andrew Motion

The Middle East is literally going up in flames,
as is California, and Katrina's problems haven't been solved,
and Congress' response is to criticize Federal judges.
- Alcee Hastings

Trust yourself.
Create the kind of self that you will be happy to live with all your life.
Make the most of yourself by fanning the tiny,
inner sparks of possibility into flames of achievement.
- Golda Meir

Romantic love is an illusion.
Most of us discover this truth at the end of a love
affair or else when the sweet emotions of love lead
us into marriage and then turn down their flames.
- Thomas Moore

Had I been in Toronto, I would certainly have been killed in this attack.
In the room where I normally sleep, the flames and
the smoke and the soot is such that the gases would have killed me.
- Ernst Zundel

You know, there's a big lie in this business.
The lie is that it's okay to go out in flames.
But that doesn't do anybody much good.
I may be wrong, but I think Hendrix was trying to come around.
- Stevie Ray Vaughan

The news in Europe, West and East, is still showing America in flames,
flood, etc.
Cities are shown underwater; befuddled American officials
are shown trying to explain why we are winning the war on terrorism.
- Richard Reeves

I love using gas grills because they are easier to
heat and it's much easier to control the flames with
a gas grill than with a charcoal fire.
Grilling is not just about lighting a fire.
- Bobby Flay

Let me say this: I believe closing Guantanamo is in
our Nation's national security interest.
Guantanamo is used not only by al-Qaida,
but also by other nations, governments,
and individuals - people good and bad -
as a symbol of America's abuse of Muslims,
and it is fanning the flames of anti-Americanism around the world.
- Diane Feinstein

You're here to sweat.
This program is live.
There's about one thousand million people watching you.
So, you remember - one wrong word, one foolish gesture
and your whole career could go down in flames.
Hold that thought and have a nice night.
- Paul Hogan

There was this thing written that I had gone into a candle store,
and my hair went up in flames because of all the hair spray.
First of all, I never have hair spray in my hair,
and I've never even heard of this store,
and my hair has never been burned.
- Nicolette Sheridan

I was not great behind the counter.
I had a week off without asking for it.
Another time, we had a cart go up in flames,
and we went out on another cart, which we wrecked by
running it into the cart that was on fire.
- Mike Weir

I shall strive not to be guilty of adding any fuel
to the flames of hatred and passion which,
if continued to be fed, promise to burn up whatever
is left by the war of decent human feeling in Europe.
- Eamon de Valera

If Obama fails to win reelection, let the blame be
first laid at the door of Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi,
who at a pivotal point threw gasoline on the flames
by comparing angry American citizens to Nazis.
- Camille Paglia

Africa is a continent in flames.
And deep down, if we really accepted that Africans were equal to us,
we would all do more to put the fire out.
We're standing around with watering cans,
when what we really need is the fire brigade.
- Bono

The closest fires were near enough for us to hear the
crackling flames and the yells of firemen.
Little fires grew into big ones even as we watched.
Big ones died down under the firemen's valor only to break out again later.
- Ernie Pyle

Great leadership is not the visit of an unexpected fate
but rather a flame which is kept burning
in spite of the winds of risk and opposition.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

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

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

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

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

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

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

Gather yourself by the sea shore and I will love you there.
Assemble yourself with wild things,
with songs of the sparrow and sea-foam.
Let mad beauty collect itself in your eyes
and it will shine - Calling me.
For I long for a man with nests of wild things in his hair.
A man who will Kiss the Flame.
- Jewel

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

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

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

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

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

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

Mind can never be intelligent - only no-mind is intelligent.
Only no-mind is original and radical.
Only no-mind is revolutionary - revolution in action.
The mind gives you a sort of stupor.
Burdened by the memories of the past,
burdened by the projections of the future,
you go on living - at the minimum.
You dont live at the maximum.
Your flame remains very dim.
Once you start dropping thoughts,
the dust that you have collected in the past,
the flame arises - clean, clear, alive, young.
Your whole life becomes a flame,
and a flame without any smoke.
That is what awareness is.
- Osho

A mighty flame followeth a tiny spark.
- Dante Alighieri

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Talent is a flame.
Genius is a fire.
- Bern Williams

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

I am not against hasty marriages where a mutual flame
is fanned by an adequate income.
- Wilkie Collins

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

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


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