Christmas is a season for kindling the fire for hospitality in the hall the genial flame of charity in the heart.
This is the truth: as from a fire aflame thousands of sparks come forth even so from the Creator an infinity of beings have life and to him return again.
The very existence of flame-throwers proves that some time somewhere someone said to themselves You know I want to set those people over there on fire but I'm just not close enough to get the job done.
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.
To burn always with this hard gem-like flame to maintain this ecstasy is success in life.
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.
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.
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.
Music inflames temperament.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Imparting knowledge is only lighting other men's candles at our lamp without depriving ourselves of any flame.
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.
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.
I understand by this passion the union of desire friendship and tenderness which is inflamed by a single female which prefers her to the rest of her sex and which seeks her possession as the supreme or the sole happiness of our being.
Fan the sinking flame of hilarity with the wing of friendship and pass the rosy wine.
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.
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.
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.
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.
As a single withered tree if set aflame causes a whole forest to burn so does a rascal son destroy a whole family.
My idea of education is to unsettle the minds of the young and inflame their intellects.