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5,775.  Fire is the alchemist’s element.  (Evolution & Alchemy & Fire & Human Being)  Jacob Bronowski, The Ascent of Man 1973 4/13: The Hidden Structure

 

5,776.  Fire is a process of transformation and change by which material elements are rejoined into new combinations.  (Evolution & Fire & Human Being)  ibid.

 

 

68,080.  It is your concern when your neighbour's wall is on fire.  (Concern & Neighbour & Fire)  Horace

 

 

6,047.  I really don’t think we can underestimate the value of fire to our ancestors.  (Evolution & Fire & Human Being)  Dr Alice Roberts, Origins of Us: Guts BBC 2011 2/3

 

 

11,768.  Which painting in the National Gallery would I save if there was a fire?  The one nearest the door of course.  (Art & Fire)  George Bernard Shaw

 

 

23,582.  It’s a pleasant thing to have a guest sharing a fire when the rain is beating on the roof.  (Spy Films & Fire)  Saboteur 1942 starring Robert Cummings & Prescilla Lane & Otto Kruger & Alan Baxter & Clem Bevans & Norman Lloyd & Alma Kruger & Vaughan Glaser & Ian Wolfe & Dorothy Peterson & Selmer Jackson et al, director Alfred Hitchcock, Mr Martin

 

 

49,511.  Fire, you swine!  (Revolution & Fire & Russia & Ship)  Battleship Potemkin 1925 starring Aleksandr Antonov & Vladimir Barsky & Grigori Aleksandrov & Ivan Bobrov & Mikhail Gomorov & Aleksandr Levshin & N Poltavseva & Konstantin Feldman & Beatrice Vitoldi et al, director Sergei Eisenstein, captain

 

 

51,318.  Fire seasons are going to get a lot worse.  (Climate Science & Fire)  Professors Iain Stewart & Kathy Sykes, Future Earth

 

 

51,812.  The fire has cleared away the old growth on the ground.  (Animals & Fire)  David Attenborough, The Living Planet: The Northern Forests III

 

 

52,462.  If the temperature rises to 32 degrees Centigrade those substances in the clefts of the Cistus plant from the Mediterranean can spontaneously burst into flame ... From the ashes a new generation of Cistus quickly rises.  (Plants & Fire)  David Attenborough’s Kingdom of Plants III

 

 

56,764.  Fight fire with fire.  (Proverb & Fire)  Mid-19th century proverb

 

 

56,822.  No smoke without fire.  (Proverb & Fire)  Late 14th century proverb

 

 

73,033.  The fire you kindle for your enemy often burns yourself more than them.  Chinese proverb

 

 

59,817.  The centre of Rome had been devastated by fire.  (Rome & Fire)  Simon Sebag Montefiore, Rome: A History of the Eternal City II: Divine Gamble

 

 

60,186.  Many firefighters insist angels have helped them.  (Angel & Fire)  Unexplained Mysteries

 

 

69,723.  In many of the cases Ed [Professor Galea, Greenwich University] studied one obstacle to our survival appears time and time again - the failure to react even when the threat is staring you in the face.  Nowhere is this more apparent than with fire.  (Disaster & Fire)  Horizon: How to Survive a Disaster

 

73,038.  Ten people died in the store [Woolworth’s].  Nine of them in the cafeteria.  While others were fleeing for their lives, Ed believes these people fatally underestimated the danger.  ibid.

 

 

73,039.  The primary aim of every firefighter is to gain control of a fire as quickly as possible.  Every firefighter knows an out-of-control fire can reach a point of no return.  They call it a flashover.  Horizon: Skyscraper Firefighters 2007

 

 

69,727.  The major reason that people ignore major threat signals like fire alarms is peer pressure.  (Disaster & Fire)  Professor John Maul, Leeds University

 

 

73,024.  Billy, in one of his nice new sashes,

Fell in the fire and was burnt to ashes;

Now, although the room grows chilly,

I haven’t the heart to poke poor Billy.  (Fire & Epigram)  Harry Graham, Ruthless Rhymes for Heatless Homes 1899

 

 

73,025.  Maybe it’s because I’m a suppressed pyromaniac, but every time I see flames and sparks I think, hooray!  Lucian Freud

 

 

73,026.  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

 

 

73,027.  C’mon, baby, light my fire.  Jim Morrison, The Doors, 1967 song

 

 

73,028.  Fire that’s closest kept burns most of all.  William Shakespeare, The Two Gentlemen of Verona I ii 20, Lucetta to Julia

 

 

73,044.  O!  for a muse of fire, that would ascend the brightest heaven of invention.  William Shakespeare, Henry V, Act I prologue

 

 

73,029.  Thou art a soul in bliss; but I am bound

Upon a wheel of fire.  William Shakespeare, King Lear IV vii 46

 

 

73,030.  My father said always fight fire with fire.  That’s why he was thrown out of the fire brigade.  Harry Hill

 

 

73,031.  A great fire shall fall from the sky for three nights.  A thing shall happen stupendous and wonderful.  And shortly after the ground shall quake.  Nostradamus 1-46

 

 

73,032.  A man can be short and dumpy and getting bald but if he has fire women will like him.  Mae West

 

 

73,034.  There may be a great fire in our soul, yet no-one ever warms himself at it, and passers-by see only a wisp of smoke.  (Fire & Soul)  Vincent van Gogh

 

 

73,035.  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.  George Carlin

 

 

73,036.  Kuda Bux, a young Kashmiri Muslim, demonstrates the firewalk in a Surrey Garden.  Arthur C Clarke’s World of Strange Powers

 

 

73,037.  Known as the ‘fire-proof man’ Singlee was a performer at Ripley’s Odditorium in Chicago in the 1930s.  He is shown here putting a blow-torch to his bare skin, including his eyes.  Ripleys Believe It Or Not! 2006

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