Fire And Air Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Top 99 Quotes About Fire And Air

#1. I wanted to see something in full daylight; I was sated with the pleasure and comfort of the half light; I had the same desire for the daylight as for water and air. And if seeing was fire, I required the plenitude of fire, and if seeing would infect me with madness, I madly wanted that madness. - Author: Maurice Blanchot
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#2. The smoke from the fire passes through the building and the soot affixes itself to the walls. The smoke passes through the air and keeps going - liberation. - Author: Frederick Lenz
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#3. Eggs possess an elemental power. Their outer shell is earth. Their white is water. The membrane that lines the shell is air, and the yolk at the core is fire. The core of the egg preserves life and being, and therefore represents heaven and earth, while the white represents chaos. - Author: Joanne Owen
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#4. Money is like fire, an element as little troubled by moralising as earth, air, and water. Men can employ it as a tool or they can dance around it as if it were the incarnation of a god ... It acquires its meaning from the uses to which it is put. - Author: Lewis H. Lapham
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#5. The hot air wrapped me up like a blanket, curling around my body and making me want to hang my tongue out like a dog. And then spray it with water. From a fire hose. On full blast. I don't know, I think the heat was messing with my mind. It - Author: Robert J. Crane
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#6. One who neglects or disregards the existence of earth, air, fire, water and vegetation disregards his own existence which is entwined with them. - Author: Mahavira
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#7. Earth and air, fire and water, the stars in their courses, the high tide of destiny and the Will of divine Providence are all arrayed against the forces of oppression. -- Louis Gregory - Author: Janet Ruhe-Schoen
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#8. In the Greek way of dealing with alchemy, which was earth, air, fire and water, these were the objective qualities. Within the objective qualities - things of earth, air, fire and water - are our subjective experiences of hot, cold, dry, and moist. - Author: Fred Alan Wolf
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#9. You draw the mystical kundalini from the earth. Earth is an element. Fire, air, earth, water, and ether - the mystical kundalini comes through them all. - Author: Frederick Lenz
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#10. Water walks with the moon and embraces the earth, and it isn't afraid to die in fire or live in air. When you step into it, it will be as close as your own skin, but if you hit it too hard, it will shatter you . - Author: Emmi Itaranta
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#11. There are five elements: earth, air, fire, water and garlic. - Author: Louis Diat
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#12. The world could burn around her, the cities turn to dust, the cries of a hundred thousand fill the air, and she would get up after the fire died and walk barefoot and burned over the charred soil in search of clean water, a weapon, a purpose. She would rebuild. - Author: Kameron Hurley
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#13. love and distance can be compared to fire and air. If the fire is like that of a candle a simple puff of ordinary air will extinguish it: but if the fire is a raging wildfire, then the wind will only fuel it to grow stronger. - Author: Santana Blair
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#14. It had all dropped into place, like the last bit of the jigsaw, which you thought all along was a bit of left-hand sky, but when you turn it over you realise it's the last chunk of right-hand sea, or the sky tricksily reflected in the surface of the pond. - Author: Tom Holt
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#15. A good many preachers say I am lowering the pulpit. I am glad I am. I am trying to get it down to the level of men's hearts. If I wanted to hit Chicago I would not put the cannon on the top of this building and fire into the air. Too many preachers fire into the air. - Author: Dwight L. Moody
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#16. Each neighborhood of the city appeared to be made of a different substance, each seemed to have a different air pressure, a different psychic weight: the bright lights and shuttered shops, the housing projects and luxury hotels, the fire escapes and city parks. - Author: Teju Cole
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#17. One could say lightning is the marriage of fire and air." "One could say mud is the marriage of water and earth," he said dismissively. - Author: Sherry Thomas
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#18. Its aura distorts hard edges. Shimmering vortices of discoloration boil off, swirling, licking the
cold night air with bright spectral fire. Violence and death, this one's still hot. - Author: Michael Allan Scott
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#19. Could you people stop trying to come up with novel ways to kill me for just ONE HOUR? Or maybe the rest of the night? I would SO like that. Just the rest of the night. Just sit down. Just stop doing anything. Sit down and wait sensibly. Earth, water, air, fire - you're running out of elements here! - Author: Lois McMaster Bujold
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#20. Did you hear about this genius that got on a plane and set fire to his feet? Turns out he had bombs in his shoes and the problem all started when the flight attendants asked him nicely to extinguish his feet. He was wearing exploding sneakers. The new Nike Air-Jihads! - Author: David Letterman
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#21. The kiss surrounded her like air, held her up like water, supported her like the earth and burned her like fire. - Author: Tiffany Reisz
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#22. But in this Second Work if thou extract our Air and our Fire with the phlegm water, they will the more naturally and easily be drawn out of their infernal prison, and with less losse of their Spirits, than by the former way before described. - Author: George Ripley
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#23. If it was the warmth of the sun, and not its light, that produced this operation, it would follow, that, by warming the water near the fire about as much as it would have been in the sun, this very air would be produced; but this is far from being the case.. - Author: Jan Ingenhousz
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#24. And who do you
think you are sauntering along
five feet up in the air, the ocean a blue fire
around your ankles, the sun
on your face on your shoulders its golden mouth whispering
(so it seems) you! you! you! - Author: Mary Oliver
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#25. Even the air seemed on fire, subtly aflame with energy as it does when you are young, when the synapses are firing wildly and death is far away. - Author: Jeffrey Eugenides
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#26. We love to hear some men speak, though we hear not what they say; the very air they breathe is rich and perfumed, and the sound of their voices falls on the ear like the rustling of leaves or the crackling of the fire. They stand many deep. - Author: Henry David Thoreau
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#27. Power comes and goes. It can vanish in the twinkling of an eye, like smoke dissolving in the air. - Author: Archie Fire Lame Deer
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#28. You know that all things are composed of four elements. Tell me their qualities", he orders, his smile suddenly vanished. "Fire is hot a dry. Air is dry and moist. Water cold and moist. Earth cold and dry." [Gisa] - Author: Karen Maitland
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#29. As in hoary winter's night stood shivering in the snow,Surprised I was with sudden heat which made my heart to glow;And lifting up a fearful eye to view what fire was near,A pretty babe all burning bright did in the air appear. - Author: Robert Southwell
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#30. The islands of Italy combine all the elements - fire, water, earth, and air - and that is irresistible. - Author: Barbara Grizzuti Harrison
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#31. The glass wall behind must have blown out as well, four stories of lethal shards surfing the roar of air and fire. - Author: Marcus Sakey
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#32. THERE WERE four of them in the fire-team, and because shouting out things like, "FN-twenty-one eighty-seven, watch your back!" was a mouthful, especially when the blaster fire was searing the air around them, they'd defaulted to shorter versions. - Author: Greg Rucka
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#33. Earth and fire and water and air
We solemnly promise, we solemnly swear
Not a word, not a hint, not a sound to declare
Earth and fire and water and air! - Author: Hilda Lewis
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#34. Is there anything else I can do to see to your comfort, Miss Trent?" Perriwick inquired.
"She's fine," Blake growled.
"Clearly, she
"Perriwick, isn't the west wing on fire?"
Perriwick blinked, sniffed the air, and stared at his employer in dismay. "I do not understand sir. - Author: Julia Quinn
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#35. 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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#36. Passed through fire and plunged through salt water and offered to the winds of the air; thus were names sealed to these chosen children. - Author: Robin Hobb
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#37. The first of all single colors is white ... We shall set down white for the representative of light, without which no color can be seen; yellow for the earth; green for water; blue for air; red for fire; and black for total darkness. - Author: Leonardo Da Vinci
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#38. Blood will spill blood!" "Darkness, air, water, and sky will come together!" "He is a kittypet!" "Water will destroy her!" "Only fire will save the Clan! - Author: Erin Hunter
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#39. The main thing is that we are part of the reality in ourselves to perfect one's power of discovery and that leads to the discovery of our organic ourselves without fear of immersing ourselves in the earth, the sea, fire or air. - Author: Pierre Alechinsky
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#40. We two remake our world by naming it / Together, knowing what words mean for us / And for the other for whom current coin / Is cold speech
but we say, the tree, the pool, / And see the fire in the air, the sun, our sun, / Anybody's sun, the world's sun, but here, now / Particularly our sun ... - Author: A.S. Byatt
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#41. It is said that the Magic of Air or Fire or even Earth is the most powerful magic of all. But that is wrong. The Magic of Water surpasses all others, for water is both the lifegiver and the deathbringer. - Author: Michael Scott
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#42. Fire lives in the death of earth, air lives in the death of fire, water lives in the death of air, and earth in the death of water. - Author: Heraclitus
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#43. The idea of aerial military surveillance dates back to the Civil War, when both the Union and the Confederacy used hot-air balloons to spy on the other side, tracking troop movements and helping to direct artillery fire. - Author: Michael Hastings
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#44. The gross elements are earth, water, air and fire, with the fifth being space. Each particle of the body is made up of these five elements, which are manifested in different colors. In their true quality, space is blue light, water is white, earth is yellow, fire is red, and air is green. - Author: Tulku Thondup
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#45. My family dumplings are sleek and seductive, yet stout and masculine. They taste of meat, yet of flour. They are wet, yet they are dry. They have weight, but they are light. Airy, yet substantial. Earth, air, fire, water; velvet and elastic! Meat, wheat and magic! They are our family glory! - Author: Robert P. T. Coffin
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#46. All things are formed of patterns, from a single blade of grass to the most majestic of mountains: air and water, fire and earth; Life itself. - Author: Melissa McPhail
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#47. Ah, Mastery of the Five Elements!" "Is that the one we want?" I asked. "No, but a good one. How to tame the five essential elements of the universe - earth, air, water, fire, and cheese!" "Cheese? - Author: Rick Riordan
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#48. Air all around him, there was air in the water, all elements were one, fire and earth, air and water. All are but one thing, not four, not two, and not three, but one. He - Author: Holly Black
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#49. Have you seen lamplight shine through dusty air, setting the dust motes on fire?" He waved a hand. "Imagine that, spread across the night sky - but ten thousand motes and ten thousand times brighter, glittering like the eyes of all the gods. - Author: Rosamund Hodge
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#50. And with the smallest intake of breath he had painted me a picture. Ash that stung your tongue like poisoned snowflakes and breaths of air that burned your lungs without fire - Author: Quil Carter
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#51. The closer you get to real matter, rock air fire and wood, boy, the more spiritual the world is. - Author: Jack Kerouac
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#52. The four elements: earth, water, fire and air; the qualities recognized by touch: cold, heat, dryness, and moisture; the temperaments: sanguineous, phlegmatic, choleric, and saturnine; the faculties: natural, animal, and vital. - Author: Noah Gordon
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#53. I want to explain the new alchemy [in the "From Earth, Air, Fire, and Water to a New Vision of Mind and Time"], which has to do with understanding what I call the subjective and objective qualities of existence. - Author: Fred Alan Wolf
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#54. I will not look upon the quickening sun, But straight her beauty to my sense shall run; The air shall note her soft, the fire most pure; Water suggest her clear, and the earth sure; Time shall not lose our passages. - Author: John Donne
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#55. Are we not all ghosts here, invisible and ethereal, and suspended in the air and the atmosphere, materializing only when a flame with its reddish hue touches our ghostly face, like the flame from the fire-pit amid smoldering log, giving life to the ghosts as blood to human beings? - Author: Antonio Enriquez
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#56. No. I'm saying that there is no such thing as the individual magics. There should be no differentiation between earth, air, fire and water. And why stop at those four classifications? Why isn't there wood magic or silk magic, or fish magic? - Author: Michael Scott
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#57. Fire, water, earth, and air,
All meet in the dragon's lair.
Six brave hearts have failed the test;One continues in the quest.
Remember well the words you know
When on to find your fate you go. - Author: Emily Rodda
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#58. Watching a film should feel like you just tore a hole out of the air and the void caught fire. - Author: Josh Fox
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#59. Margherita Margheritone put the pot of water on the fire and the Wicked Witch emptied the sack into it and the little wash-bear jumped out and started biting both of them, went down into the yard and started eating the hens, and threw all the rubbish into the air. - Author: Niccolo Ammaniti
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#60. [In science any model depends on a pre-chosen taxonomy] a set of classifications into which we divide the enormous complexity of the real world ... Land, labor, and capital are extremely heterogeneous aggregates, not much better than earth, air, fire, and water. - Author: Kenneth E. Boulding
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#61. Fire, air, earth, and water are bodies and therefore solids, and solids are contained in planes, and plane rectilinear figures are made up of triangles. - Author: Plato
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#62. I'm an organism of the earth, a Taurus. I was never born of air, of water, or of fire. I'm a creature of gravity and I could feel the ground whisper. The same thing happens to me in old hotels when I'm staying on the twenty-second floor. I open a window and want to fling myself out. - Author: Sue Grafton
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#63. Air, water, earth, fire
Are just energy
Just like your body is
But Heart Intelligence is something else
Be brave and journey inward to find out. - Author: Gabriel Iqbal
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#64. Until you are master over the earth and air and water and fire in yourself, how can you be master of the elements of Nature? - Author: Eloise Lownsbery
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#65. The quiet is funereal, air as thick and still as if it never moves; as if all sound has been smothered out, the way a blanket subdues a fire. The atmosphere has weight, and simultaneously seems a vacuum. - Author: Phyllis Edgerly Ring
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#66. Flames curled out of all the windows next door. The rooftop beyond that was a lake of fire. Every building in sight was burning. The air was filled with crackling and popping sounds, with shrieks and screams coming from the street below. - Author: Laurie Halse Anderson
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#67. Prayer is spiritual breathing; when we pray we breathe in the Holy Spirit; praying in the Holy Spirit (Jd. 1:20). Thus, all church prayers are the breathing of the Holy Spirit; as it were spiritual air and also light, spiritual fire, spiritual food and spiritual raiment. - Author: John Of Kronstadt
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#68. When it's just you and me, there will be fire in the air. Forget the moon. The ocean will pull to our magnetism. We'll control the tides with our love. - Author: Addison Moore
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#69. One of the few things the Air Force did admit to me existed out there presently without admitting that it was Area 51 is this drone called the 'Beast of Kandahar' which does not fire missiles, unlike the Predator and the Reaper, but just conducts surveillance. - Author: Annie Jacobsen
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#70. To be contemporary is to rise through the stack of the past, like the fire through the mountain. Only a heat so deeply and intelligently born can carry a new idea into the air. - Author: Mary Oliver
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#71. Moscow, breathing fire like a human volcano with its smouldering lava of passion, ambition and politics, its hurly-burly of meetings and entertainment ... Moscow seethes and bubbles and gasps for air. It's always thirsting for something new ... - Author: Svetlana Alliluyeva
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#72. I live in L.A. - I love L.A., first off - but I didn't realize how much better the air quality was in Vancouver until I went back to L.A. for a weekend and I literally felt like I was breathing fire. - Author: Emma Bell
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#73. Even a really bad creator would at least have started with Earth, Air, Fire, Water and Surprise. - Author: Terry Pratchett
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#74. He needed fresh air and sunshine. A walk in the woods and afterward a good book to read by the fire.
Yeah, that was the life. - Author: Josh Lanyon
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#75. Let the spark in you catch fire and burn into the air, so that it may light up the sky. - Author: Saim .A. Cheeda
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#76. Alarm, when used for anything less than a fire or an air attack, is certain to muddle the mind, unsettle the senses, and, in most cases, more than double the danger. - Author: Ken Kesey
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#77. Whether I resolve to fire, earth, water, air,
Or all the elements by scruples, I know not,
Nor greatly care. - Shoot. Shoot!
Of all deaths, the violent death is best;
For from ourselves it steals ourselves so fast,
The pain, once apprehended, is quite past. - Author: John Webster
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#78. The velocities and forces involved in anything at orbital altitudes were enough to kill a human with just the rounding error. At their speeds, the friction from air too thin to breathe would set them on fire. - Author: James S.A. Corey
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#79. There was something severed and rough about her, something tainted and, yet, at the same time those jagged pieces were the makings of something fearsome. She'd wanted to become someone the Senate would fear, why not shatter the sky? - Author: Elise Kova
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#80. Who rant by note, and through the gamut rage; in songs and airs express their martial fire; combat in trills, and in a fugue expire. - Author: Joseph Addison
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#81. Death. Life. They are in the air, the water, the earth, and the fire that surround us. They co-mingle like a dance of weeping and rejoicing. The joy and pain become one. We are of a dualistic nature." ---Jennifer Mills - Author: Dianne Bright
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#82. So of course time is necessary. But nevertheless damn painful, for it transforms all the pieces of your life - joy and sorrow, youth and age, love and hate, terror and bliss - from fire into smoke rising up the air and dissipating on a breeze. - Author: Charles Frazier
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#83. I call them my kith and kin: earth is in my body, air moves my breath and stirs my intellect, fire is the spark of energy within me and my passion, and water is in my bodily liquids and my emotions. - Author: Ann Moura
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#84. He's of the colour of the nutmeg. And of the heat of the ginger ... he is pure air and fire; and the dull elements of earth and water never appear in him, but only in patient stillness while his rider mounts him; he is indeed a horse, and all other jades you may call beasts. - Author: William Shakespeare
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#85. No blast of air or fire of sun Puts out the light whereby we run With girdled loins our lamplit race, And each from each takes heart of grace And spirit till his turn be done. - Author: Algernon Charles Swinburne
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#86. There are very dark times when even basic human altruism must be an intentional act of rebellion.

--I Am Fire and Air - Author: William Anthony
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#87. She breathed her mantra - fire, earth, water, air - and told herself that the elements were older and stronger than any human and that these girls were insignificant, and one day they'd all be dust. - Author: Jenny Downham
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#88. Now the dark air is like fire on my skin, And even the moonlight is blinding - Author: Townes Van Zandt
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#89. There was no violence, no speed. It moved to the rhythm of an elder dance, putting all the rituals of the world to shame. Black, silver, gold and moon-opal, night and sea, fire, earth, air and water. - Author: Tanith Lee
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#90. When there is an accident involving fire, in most cases death is caused by the inhalation of the toxic smoke. What we need is air to go to a driver for 45 seconds. I'm surprised that this is not done, and I would make it compulsory. - Author: Jackie Stewart
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#91. The fire crackled. On Jutaire, without oxygen, the fire is different. Fed by different air. Maybe it wishes it were orange, for it sputters and reaches up to the sky with angry fists of blue and purple. It still doesn't know we can't all get what we want. - Author: Hafsah Faizal
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#92. We are the planet, fully as much as water, earth, fire and air are the planet, and if the planet survives, it will only be through heroism. Not occasional heroism, a remarkable instance of it here and there, but constant heroism, systematic heroism, heroism as governing principle. - Author: Russell Banks
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#93. If God is Mother, then we need only gather together with people and adore her through rituals intended to satisfy the female soul, ritual involving dance, fire, water, air, earth, songs, music, flowers, and beauty. - Author: Paulo Coelho
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#94. Within your own generation-the same songs, the same wars, the same attitudes toward those wars, the same rules and radio shows in the air-you can gauge the possibilities and impossibilities. With a person of another generation, you are treading water, playing with fire. - Author: John Updike
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#95. He came to this country like a torch on fire and he swallowed air as he walked forward and he gave out light - Author: Michael Ondaatje
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#96. But first, I want the pleasure of telling you that you are fired. I fire you. I fire you and all your relatives. I fire your ancestors and your descendants. I fire the very air you breathe and the ground you walk upon. - Author: Z.A. Maxfield
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#97. He was moving through a new order of creation, of which few men had ever dreamed. Beyond the realms of sea and land and air and space lay the realms of fire, which he alone had been privileged to glimpse. It was too much to expect that he would also understand. - Author: Arthur C. Clarke
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#98. As he hurtled through the air Simon saw the boiling emerald fire hit his protective spell and explode into sickly green sparks, inches from where Falamir was still crouched, oblivious to the chaos unfolding around him. - Author: Sam Whitehouse
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#99. We are dust and to dust return. In the end we're neither air, nor fire, nor water, just dirt, neither more nor less, just dirt, and maybe some yellow flowers. - Author: Pablo Neruda
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