The artist must create a spark before he can make a fire and before art is born, the artist must be ready to be consumed by the fire of his own creation.
The works must be conceived with fire in the soul but executed with clinical coolness.
How is it one careless match can start a forest fire, but it takes a whole box to start a campfire?
O! for a Muse of fire, that would ascend
The brightest heaven of invention!
Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire.
Love is friendship set on fire.
Absence diminishes mediocre passions and increases great ones, as the wind blows out candles and fans fire.
The most powerful weapon on earth is the human soul on fire.
Since the house is on fire, let us warm ourselves.
Love in its essence is spiritual fire.