We’ve collected the best Burning Quotes from the greatest minds of the world: Kyle Shewfelt, Karel Capek, Alan Gerry, Jim Ross, George M. Church. Use them as an inspiration.
You don’t need a four-year college degree if you have burning ambition or a great plan.
Letting the tundra melt is the equivalent to burning all of the forests in all of the world and their roots two and a half times over.
The flag is a symbol of our freedom, and burning it absolutely is one of the least patriotic things that a person could possibly do. I say ‘one of the least’ because I can think of a few things that would actually be less so – and, as a matter of fact, I think that banning flag-burning would absolutely be on that list.
I’m producing more, but I think to direct, one has to have a burning desire, and that’s not me. I’d rather do something else.
I don’t think that there’s a burning hunger in the wrestling world to see me necessarily wrestle anybody.
I had a burning ambition. Otherwise, I wouldn’t have accomplished it.
When the music industry started collapsing, the logical people understood that the only place to go for shelter was the underground. If the world on the surface is burning up, and you know people that have bunkers, go to the bunkers.
I was raised in the church, and there’s still a fire burning inside me. I definitely don’t ever want to be preachy. But less and less young people are religious. The thing is, I see so many positive things about religion, so I’m happy to talk about it.
I like ‘Paris is Burning’ by Jennie Livington.
It was also important for me to have a burning desire to achieve something worthwhile on that instrument, and I devoted many many many hours with little or no compensation to perfecting whatever I could, because I loved it so much.
Oftentimes, you read these pilot scripts that come through for American work, and they don’t sing to you. I’ve got to be honest, not many of them ignite the flame or give you that burning feeling of, ‘Oh, God, I really want to be a part of this.’
My effort in the whole thing was the basic determination, the burning desire in me to prove to this world that a physically handicapped girl is in no way inferior.
Proving naysayers wrong is a powerful tool, and it can keep the fire burning for preparation that will keep you in the game of your choice for a long time.
The best guys are the ones who were born in the ’60s. They are used to women being independent. They were brought up by mothers who were burning their bras and protesting.
Dodging and burning are steps to take care of mistakes God made in establishing tonal relationships.
Burning fossil fuels emits carbon dioxide. And carbon dioxide is a greenhouse gas that traps heat in the atmosphere. There is no debate about that. The link is as certain as the link between smoking and cancer.
Above all else stands the burning question of bipartisanship. Whatever else the politicians might say they’re about, our news analysts know that this is the true object of the nation‘s desire, the topic to which those slippery presidential spokesmen need always to be dragged back.
In our fervor to halt the potential spread of totalitarianism, what incredible precedent are we setting in Vietnam? By marching our legions through the countryside of foreign continents, burning homes, laying waste to the land, and indiscriminately killing friend and foe alike?
My evangelical phase about Burning Man is well and truly in the past.
The Occupy Wall Street project feels like a burning ember that might light the torch of justice and inflame our longing for freedom.
The mini-series ‘The Bronx is Burning’ thoroughly embarrassed me the way the story was told.
I loved ‘Burning Love,’ and I really do love almost everything Paul Scheer touches.
It’s all about people. It’s about networking and being nice to people and not burning any bridges. Your book is going to impress, but in the end it is people that are going to hire you.
We’re teaming up with a major Hollywood studio, and we’re making a movie called ‘Copper.’ It’s set on Mars in the 24th century. By then we’ve got 27 billion people in the world, copper is the world’s most valuable metal because everything runs on electricity, and there’s no more burning of hydrocarbons.
Future generations of economists will look at the trickle-down theory in much the same way we now look at witch burning, slavery, and the Sinclair C5.
Burning Man is like a big family picnic. Would you sell things to one another at a family picnic? No, you’d share things.
If you have a burning ambition and desire, absolutely anything can be achieved.
If burning fossil fuels was so bad that it threatened our very existence, how could we just continue like before? Why were there no restrictions? Why wasn’t it made illegal? To me, that did not add up.
Every match I watch will be bittersweet. It will always hurt, I’ll always miss competing. That’s what I’ve done my whole life and that burning desire is not just going to leave me.
I’m sure when they partied when Rome was burning, that was a really great party.
On Sept. 11, 2001, thousands of first responders heroically rushed to the scene and saved tens of thousands of lives. More than 400 of those first responders did not make it out alive. In rushing into those burning buildings, not one of them asked, ‘What God do you pray to?’ What beliefs do you hold?’
I had a ’69 Road Runner when I was a kid. I had it for 13 days, came home one day, and my parents were in the driveway. They said, ‘Meet the new owner,’ because they’d gotten phone calls about me burning rubber for the last 12 days. They thought I’d wrap it around a tree, and it was too much car for a 16 year old.
I believe Europe is burning financially. Europe’s problems are not going to go away. They are so structural. Yet, our problems are right behind them. We cannot just look at Europe.
Most of the soap operas always use the Christmas special to kill huge quantities of their characters. So they have trams coming off their rails, or cars slamming into each other or burning buildings. It’s a general clean-out.
Many pilots of the time were the opinion that a fighter pilot in a closed cockpit was an impossible thing, because you should smell the enemy. You could smell them because of the oil they were burning.
The scientists who do climate research understand that much of the ever increasing concentration of CO2 in the atmosphere since 1850 must be attributed to burning those fossil fuels to produce the energy that drives industrialization.
Every night, I will write until I’m done. Until my eyes are burning and tearing, and I can’t see the computer screen anymore, till I finish the script, till I get to the point where I’m happy stopping, till I get everything off my plate, because I hate going to bed with a full plate. It makes me very neurotic.
There has been no persecution I have not tasted, no oppression I have not suffered. I neither care for Paradise nor fear Hell. If I see my nation’s belief secured, I will not even care about burning in Hell, for while my body is burning, my heart will be as if in a rose garden.
My regular game in New York City was a $250,000 buy-in, no limit. So people were burning through that, a lot of times in the first 30 minutes.
There’s always some amount of gradual, slow burning destruction over the course of partying.
I went to a Turkish hairdresser, and they burned the hair off my ears with a lit taper. They just put the burning candle near your ears and you hear the hair being burned away. And the smell – urggh!
Before I changed my diet, every time I ate, my torso would feel burning hot, and the areas around my lymph nodes would really ache.
For me, the burning desire has always been about building what my family had.
Burning Man is a crowning achievement of freedom in festival culture.
What is in the Constitution is the burning desire and aspiration of all the people of Vietnam. So for the moment, we don’t think about opposition parties.
If your house is burning, wouldn’t you try and put out the fire?
You see, the Greenhouse Effect is a direct result of burning fossil or old carbon fuels.
There was never a burning desire to be a top actress in the first place. I happily gave up my career to marry Mahesh.
I understood that the Church had a Heart, and that this Heart was burning with love.
I am dominated by one thing, an irresistible, burning attraction towards the abstract.
If my closet were burning, it’d be my collection of jackets I would save – they always make me feel pulled-together.
We want hungry players, players who have a burning ambition to play in the Premier League and stay in the Premier League for years to come.
Fossil fuels powered the U.S. into the industrial age and replaced windmills and wood burning, which were inefficient, as the primary sources of electricity.
By the time I was 14, my most burning ambition was to leave my home, leave my neighborhood, leave my city. I kept it a secret wish. It was easier done than said. It wasn’t only that I wanted to leave Chicago – I wanted to live in New York City. And I did – for a time.
Even the classics that we read to our young children are full of wolves‘ fangs and burning ovens and bloody feet and ice shards piercing hearts. Even the New Testament climaxes with an act of unspeakable torture. Might as well just read to our kids from the Amnesty Annual Report and be done with it.
It’s true that I’ve never had a burning desire to rebel against my parents.
My mom had an encounter with the KKK when she was, I think, 7 years old in North Carolina. She snuck into a cross burning. I’m so lucky she didn’t get caught, because I wouldn’t be here.
Why are Washington and Oregon the home turf of every violent Left-wing radical? It seems to be a never-ending cycle of radical Lefties burning down Starbucks and moderate lefties upset they can’t get their lattes.
You have the burning desire as a successful sportsperson and that needs to go somewhere when you finish. It is a problem so many people have when their careers end and I was no different.
When I left university, I didn’t want to jump into anything right away. Music certainly wasn’t a burning ambition.
Just because you go to Burning Man doesn’t make you Hunter Thompson.
When I was fresh out of law school, I had a burning desire to do something important, to have an impact in some way, but I didn’t know what it was.
The two sensibilities, the visual and the verbal, have always been linked for me – in fact, while reading a particularly evocative passage, I will imagine what the photograph I’d take of that scene would look like, even with burning and dodging notes. Maybe everyone does this.
What America did in Vietnam and the Congo – we feel. And as a result come these demonstrations. I am not defending the act of burning USIS books. We deplore it. But we can understand the motives of the students.
Unfortunately, the true force which propels our endless political disputes, our constant struggles for political advantage, is often not our burning concern for democracy, it is often of our dedication to the principle of the rule of law.
The fire within you as an actor should always keep burning. That should be the mantra for any good actor.
Jive for me always gets me panting and burning the most.
I was only listening to rock music, burning joss sticks in my bedroom, wanting only to be a disc jockey, and watching six hours of television a night – the worst kind of teenage alienation.
I’ve always said people say on a dramatic show, ‘I was crying. It was so emotional when he went and grabbed that little girl from a burning building and handed her over to her mother.’ In comedy, the best thing you can say is, ‘I think it’s funny.’
I don’t have a burning desire to be taken seriously as an actor. I don’t have a master plan in that way.
On a per capita basis, Britain is responsible for more of the carbon dioxide now in the atmosphere than any other nation on Earth because it has been burning it from the dawn of the Industrial Revolution.
People who believe in freedom of expression have spent several centuries fighting against censorship, in whatever form. We have to be certain the ‘Net’ doesn’t become the site for technological book burning.
Do not underestimate the intelligence of our farmers. They are not part of the protests staged by the Congress, which is resorting to gimmicks such as burning tractors.
People have been listening to Burning Spear for a long time now, and they know who I am and what I stand for. Yes, I do address many of the same ideas from album to album, adding only a little different flavor or coloring. Yes, the message has remained virtually the same because the issues haven‘t gone away yet.
Since 1850, burning of fossil fuels, coal, oil and natural gas has increased 100 times to produce energy as the world has industrialized to serve the world’s more than 6 billion and growing population.
I find vacuuming very therapeutic, but I hate ironing. I usually have no shirt on while ironing, because I’m ironing it, and I end up burning my chest.
The first time I came to New York – and the first time I saw the movie ‘Paris Is Burning’ – I learned about the homeless LGBT culture in New York City that goes back to the ’80s. I found that very interesting, and it’s definitely something that I care about.
Joy is something you can experience even when life is not pleasurable. Even in the midst of a long run, when your legs are burning, you can still feel joy.
During the Spanish conquest of Mesoamerica in the 16th century, the Catholic Church‘s Friar Diego de Landa supervised the burning of hundreds of Maya codices – fig-bark books rich in mythological and astronomical information. Only four Maya codices are known to have survived.
As soon as you tell me to do one thing, I do the opposite. As soon as someone tells me not to get any more tattoos, I have this intense fire burning inside me to cover myself with them. I don’t care if it’s self-destructive. I just have that need to rebel.
I try to keep that fire burning inside of me.
It’s as certain that as long as fossil fuels are the cheapest energy, we will just keep burning them.
As a writer, there are times when you have something to say, and yet no particular ‘hook‘ upon which to hang the missive you are burning to release.
I agree that my single-minded approach was a failing in life, but if I upset people, it was never intentional – it was just the unfortunate result of a burning desire to get the best out of myself and achieve as much as possible.
Burning dinner is not incompetence but war.
I saw my hometown burning that day.
Sometimes you get the best light from a burning bridge.
I’m obviously slightly ill, because there is a burning desire to be perfect in me. It’s probably the Catholic, or the ex-Catholic in me.
What progress we are making. In the Middle Ages they would have burned me. Now they are content with burning my books.
Deforestation will continue as long as cutting down and burning trees is more economic than preserving them.
What’s more confrontational than burning cities for almost a year?
Everyone except the far right wing of the Republican Party realizes that oil, gas and coal burning are the main activities that have sent the climate into bigger floods, droughts, hurricanes, and El Ninos.
You’ve got to have this burning desire in your chest to succeed.
Confidence alone does not make peace, but acknowledging rights and confidence do. Failure to recognize these rights creates a sense of injustice; it keeps the embers burning under the ashes.
Remembrance Day is a timely reminder that, in what may be some of Britain’s darkest hours, it is the bravery of millions of ordinary people from all races, religions, and backgrounds that have kept our country’s flame burning and stood up for the values we hold dear.
We have to slow down the emissions of carbon dioxide and methane from coal burning, oil and eventually natural gas… And the best ways to do that are energy efficiency and a switch to renewables.
Working with real firefighters keeps us really grounded. How can you possibly complain that your trailer is not at the correct temperature when you are working with a man who ran out of a burning building to save someone’s life?
I don’t know what keeps me going. Sometimes I wonder… I think it’s just pure perseverance and wanting to succeed and having that burning desire to always have success.
There’s no replacement for having a burning desire to talk about something: ‘I know this and other people need to know!’
Mandela did go to prison, and he went in there as a burning revolutionary. But look what came out. Mandela let us down.