A House On Fire Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Top 56 Quotes About A House On Fire

#1. If you break your neck, if you have nothing to eat, if your house is on fire, then you got a problem. Everything else is inconvenience. - Author: Robert Fulghum
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#2. Laws of silence don't work ... . When something is festering in your memory or your imagination, laws of silence don't work, it's just like shutting a door and locking it on a house on fire in hope of forgetting that the house is burning. But not facing a fire doesn't put it out. - Author: Tennessee Williams
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#3. [She] had a habit of putting things in that way, as though she had accidently set your house on fire and had no choice now but to stand back and watch it burn. - Author: Vu Tran
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#4. It wasn't a lie, not at all like one of those lies she told herself all the time, like This is the last drink of the evening, or I'm not going to set the bitch's house on fire. - Author: Melissa De La Cruz
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#5. There are two kinds of directors: There's the kind where two plus two equals four, and you have to help them figure it out. And then there's the kind that throws you in a room, locks the door, sets the house on fire and films it. - Author: Michael Pitt
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#6. Lief. That's not nice, considering all your sister has done for you," admonished Perl.
"Oh right. How could I forget that she made me bait for a snake, left me on house arrest in Ixia, and smuggled me into the Keep in a coffin. - Author: Maria V. Snyder
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#7. To tell the truth, the chariot was an astonishing sight to behold, because I had polished the steel of my flying house so carefully that it reflected the sunlight on all sides. It was so bright and dazzling that I thought, myself, that I had been carried away in a chariot of fire. - Author: Cyrano De Bergerac
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#8. When your neighbour's house is on fire, you should help with a bucket of water. - Author: Yahya Jammeh
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#9. I was raised on the Hudson, in a house that had been the stable of the financier and Civil War general Brayton Ives. In midcentury, we had fire pits in the floor for heating, and rats everywhere, because they nested in the hay insulation. - Author: Mark Helprin
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#10. in my dreams i know what
to do with my hands.

i do not lock them up in a
cardboard box. i do not lock
myself up
in a paper house too ready to catch on fire. - Author: Darshana Suresh
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#11. Or perhaps you notice a congregation of ladybugs on a rose stalk. Don't invoke the old nursery saying and ask them to fly away home. Their house is not on fire. Your roses are, with aphids, which the ladybugs are feeding on - and you can bless yourself that they have come to your rescue. - Author: Eleanor Perenyi
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#12. I'm a field Negro. The masses are the field Negroes. When they see this man's house on fire, you don't hear these little Negroes talking about 'our government is in trouble'. They say, 'The government is in trouble.' - Author: Malcolm X
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#13. When you're born in a burning house, you think the whole world is on fire. But it's not. - Author: Richard Kadrey
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#14. The world we live in is a house on fire and the people we love are burning. - Author: Sandra Cisneros
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#15. The story had held us, round the fire, sufficiently breathless, but except the obvious remark that it was gruesome, as, on Christmas Eve in an old house, a strange tale should essentially be ... - Author: Henry James
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#16. You may not know it but the keeping of a large house by one girl is the hardest work going on earth. I heard there's fire in hell but I'll bet the Devil just hands you a bucket and tells you to get moving, this place ain't gonna clean itself. - Author: Catherynne M Valente
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#17. I have heard a good story of Charles Fox. When his house was on fire, he found all efforts to save it useless, and, being a good draughtsman, he went up to the next hill to make a drawing of the fire,
the best instance of philosophy I ever heard of. - Author: Robert Southey
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#18. In A.J.'s experience, she wasn't really the kind of woman men would break down a door to get to. Well, maybe if a house was on fire and they were a Good Samaritan with ax and an air mask. - Author: J.R. Ward
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#19. Whenever our neighbour's house is on fire, it cannot be amiss for the engines to play a little on our own. - Author: Edmund Burke
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#20. Value is relative," said the saint. "A man with his house on fire and a man dying of thirst each place a different value on a glass of water. - Author: Jonathan Maberry
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#21. It is a wise thing to be polite; consequently, it is a stupid thing to be rude. To make enemies by unnecessary and willful incivility, is just as insane a proceeding as to set your house on fire. For politeness is like a counter
an avowedly false coin, with which it is foolish to be stingy. - Author: Arthur Schopenhauer
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#22. I am, it is safe to say, not a practical man. The few attempts I've made to hammer in a nail have ended in broken thumbs, burst pipes, and water spraying everywhere with the house on fire. - Author: John Niven
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#23. We now know that a neo-conservative is an arsonist who sets the house on fire and six years later boasts that no one can put it out. - Author: Bill Moyers
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#24. He burned his house down for the fire insurance and spent the proceeds on a telescope. - Author: Robert Frost
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#25. When your house is on fire, you cant be bothered with the neighbors. Or, as we say in Chess, if your King is under attack you don't worry about losing a Pawn on the Queen's side - Author: Garry Kasparov
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#26. A woman living in a grand house may pride herself on all her lovely things; but the moment she hears the crackle of fire she decides very quickly which are the few she values the most. - Author: Arthur Golden
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#27. Do I call? Do I text? Do I send a Facebook message? Do I send up a smoke signal? How does one do that? Will I set my rented house on fire? How embarrassed will I be when I have to tell the home's owner, actor James Earl Jones, that I burned his house down trying to send a smoke signal? - Author: Aziz Ansari
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#28. If prose is a house, poetry is a man on fire running quite fast through it". - Author: Anne Carson
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#29. I was once all by myself in a house on Fire Island. Where I compared the original cast recordings of two different versions of The Wild Party. A helicopter should have descended and taken me away to a gay penal colony. But of course, I was already there. - Author: Paul Rudnick
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#30. Tell a man whose house is on fire to give a moderate alarm; tell him to moderately rescue his wife from the hands of the ravisher; tell the mother to gradually extricate her babe from the fire into which it has fallen - but urge me not to use moderation in a cause like the present. - Author: William Lloyd Garrison
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#31. Like waking up in our home one night to find ourselves in a blazing fire, we must be arsonists of emotion, forcing ourselves to grab only what is truly important to us before our life-rafters collapse in on us and we can no longer escape alive. - Author: A.J. Darkholme
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#32. I've had tons of odd jobs, but I think that I would probably be a fireman because you get to see the results of your job. You get there and there is a house on fire. You leave and there's not a fire anymore. - Author: Luke Perry
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#33. I really want to work with Adele, I think she's amazing. Lykke Li as well. I love them both. I'd also like to work with The Script. I met them in Australia and we just got on like a house on fire. - Author: Tinie Tempah
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#34. This is less teaching than damage control. You may as well paint a house that's on fire. - Author: Chuck Palahniuk
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#35. You two would get on like a house on fire. Don't douse the flames before you've struck a match. - Author: Kelly Batten
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#36. Some People Like a House with A Fire Place, Others want a House they can set on Fire! - Author: Paul Stanley
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#37. Please forgive my appearance. I am lately come from setting a house on fire. - Author: Clare Boylan
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#38. When she awakened in the a.m. into blind-slit shrinking nowhereness, it had all gone disorientingly quiet, and she would imagine for a few seconds she was back there in that mausoleum of a ranch house in the San Fernando Valley. - Author: Garth Risk Hallberg
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#39. In the greater part of humankind there resides an instinct for survival. It is this which can clutch at straws and effect a rescue from them. It is this which can, now and then, outwit fate. - Author: Tanith Lee
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#40. I can see we're going to get along like a house on fire," said Miss Tick. "There may be no survivors. - Author: Terry Pratchett
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#41. I'm not paranoid, just prepared. There is a distinct difference and a higher survival rate for the latter." Rainey Bell, from "Molly: House on Fire - Author: R.E. Bradshaw
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#42. If there was a fire at my house I would throw more things on it. The only thing I would take out? Myself! - Author: Jean Nouvel
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#43. If a house is burning, and bucket of water is thrown on the blaze and doesn't extinguish the fire, this doesn't mean that water won't put out fire. It means we need more water. And so with nonviolence. - Author: Dorothy Cotton
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#44. The man who could withstand, with his fellow-men in single line, a charge of cavalry may lose all command of himself on the occurrence of a fire in his own house, because of some homely reminiscence unknown to the observing bystander. - Author: Arthur Helps
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#45. We set the town on fire and burned down every house as a warning to other small towns along the river. - Author: Knute Nelson
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#46. We get along like a house on fire these days. - Author: Rebecca McNutt
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#47. We all live in a house on fire, no fire department to call; no way out, just the upstairs window to look out of while the fire burns the house down with us trapped, locked in it. - Author: Tennessee Williams
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#48. Burn, baby, burn," she muttered in a hard, satisfied voice.
I cleared my throat. "As much as I hate to interrupt the supreme satisfaction you're taking in watching the mansion blaze to the ground, I'd really
like to get out of here before the whole house collapses on top of us. - Author: Jennifer Estep
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#49. Plenty of people did not care for him much, but then there is a huge difference between disliking somebody - maybe even disliking them a lot - and actually shooting them, strangling them, dragging them through the fields and setting their house on fire. - Author: Douglas Adams
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#50. I wrote the song For A Dancer for a friend of mine who died in a fire. He was in the sauna in a house that burned down, so he had no idea anything was going on. It was very sad. - Author: Jackson Browne
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#51. When a house is on fire and you know that there are people in it, it is a sin to straighten pictures in that house. When the world about you is in great danger, works that are in themselves not sinful can be quite wrong. - Author: Corrie Ten Boom
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#52. When the house is on fire, don't tell me what your spiritual gift is. Just grab a hose and put out the fire. - Author: Andy Stanley
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#53. We humans need one another. We live in a big house with many rooms. Right now our home is on fire. If you're going to try to put out the fire, you've got to first agree on one fundamental point--everyone in the house is worth saving. - Author: Ivory Simone
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#54. I set our house on fire when I was a little child playing with lighters. Boy, did I burn the place down! - Author: Flavor Flav
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#55. Fire in the fireplace is a wonderful thing. Fire on the carpet has the potential to burn down your house. Sex is like fire. In the right context, it is an awesome thing. But once it is outside the context it was designed for, sex can burn your life and relationships to the ground. - Author: Andy Stanley
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#56. Wherever we go we do harm, forgiving
ourselves as wheels do cement for wearing
each other out. We set this house
on fire, forgetting that we live within.
(from "To a Meadowlark," for M.L. Smoker) - Author: Jim Harrison
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