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25+ Fire Quotes That Will Spark Joy And Rekindle The Flame Within Your Soul

March 29, 2021 Updated April 28, 2021

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When a woman becomes a mother — by birth, adoption, or otherwise — a small flame is ignited within her. That flame never stops burning. No matter how tired she gets or how weak she feels, she keeps going. She is stronger than she knows. There’s nothing more powerful than the love she feels for her kid. No matter how hard life gets, she refuses to give up or give in. Her child needs her, so she presses on. But life is hard. And, sometimes, she needs a little extra reminder that everything’s gonna be OK. A reminder of who she is and what she’s capable of doing. A reminder of the fire burning within her. For that reason, we put together an incandescent list of fire quotes to empower women as they walk this challenging (yet rewarding) path.

Motherhood is a journey. And, occasionally, we lose our way. Let this page light your path when you feel lost and need help getting back on track. We recommend bookmarking our collection of fire quotes to refer back to anytime you need a spark of inspiration.

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  1. “The most powerful weapon on Earth is the human soul on fire.” — Ferdinand Foch
  2. “The mind is not a vessel to be filled but a fire to be kindled.” — Plutarch
  3. “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
  4. “Bitterness is like cancer. It eats upon the host. But anger is like fire. It burns it all clean.” — Maya Angelou
  5. “The sky broke like an egg into full sunset, and the water caught fire.” — Pamela Hansford Johnson
  6. “The works must be conceived with fire in the soul but executed with clinical coolness.” — Joan Miro
  7. “Someday, after mastering the winds, the waves, the tides, and gravity, we shall harness for God the energies of love. And then, for a second time in the history of the world, man will have discovered fire.” — Pierre Teilhard de Chardin
  8. “Courage is fire, and bullying is smoke.” — Benjamin Disraeli
  9. “Have a dream, chase it down, jump over every single hurdle, and run through fire and ice to get there.” — Whitney Wolfe Herd
  10. “We feel free when we escape, even if it be but from the frying pan to the fire.” — Eric Hoffer
  11. “Education is not the filling of a pail but the lighting of a fire.” — William Butler Yeats
  12. “The future of the world belongs to the youth of the world. And it is from the youth, and not from the old, that the fire of life will warm and enlighten the world. It is your privilege to breathe the breath of life into the dry bones of many around you.” — Tom Mann
  13. “Absence is to love what wind is to fire: It extinguishes the small; it enkindles the great.” — Roger de Rabutin
  14. “Time is the school in which we learn; time is the fire in which we burn.” — Delmore Schwartz
    “Discipline is the refining fire by which talent becomes ability.” — Roy L. Smith
  15. “Time is the substance from which I am made. Time is a river which carries me along, but I am the river. It is a tiger that devours me, but I am the tiger. It is a fire that consumes me, but I am the fire.” — Jorge Luis Borges
  16. “Success isn’t a result of spontaneous combustion. You must set yourself on fire.” — Arnold H. Glasow
  17. “It is not light that we need, but fire; it is not the gentle shower, but thunder. We need the storm, the whirlwind, and the earthquake.” — Frederick Douglass
  18. “Love is a fire. But whether it is going to warm your hearth or burn down your house, you can never tell.” — Joan Crawford
  19. “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.” — Albert Schweitzer
  20. “My passion and fire run deep through my veins, my blood; there’s no doubt about that.” — Carolyn Aronson
  21. “I am building a fire, and every day I train, I add more fuel. At just the right moment, I light the match.” — Mia Hamm
  22. “The only people for me are the mad ones: the ones who are mad to live, mad to talk, mad to be saved, desirous of everything at the same time, the ones who… burn, burn, burn like fabulous yellow Roman candles.” — Jack Kerouac
  23. “Love in its essence is spiritual fire.” — Lucius Annaeus Seneca
  24. “So, like a forgotten fire, a childhood can always flare up again within us.” — Gaston Bachelard
  25. “Each of us is born with a box of matches inside us, but we can’t strike them all by ourselves.” — Laura Esquivel, Like Water for Chocolate
  26. “Set your life on fire. Seek those who fan your flames.” — Rumi
  27. “Become the person you were meant to be, light your inner fire and follow your heart’s desire.” — Leon Brown