Firefighters Quotes

You may not have saved a lot of money in your life, but if you have saved a lot of heartaches for other folks, you are a pretty rich man.
– Seth Parker

The truth about plume dominated fire is that it’s like a forward pass in football. Three things can happen and two of them are bad.
– Richard Rothermel

When a man becomes a fireman his greatest act of bravery has been accomplished. What he does after that is all in the line of work.
– Edward F. Croker

If you ever catch on fire, try to avoid seeing yourself in the mirror, because I bet that’s what REALLY throws you into a panic.
– Jack Handy

I ought to have known, my advisors ought to have known and I ought to have been told, and I ought to have asked.
– Winston Churchill

But sound aloud the praises, and give the victor crown To our noble hearted Firemen, who fear not danger’s frown.
– Frederic G.W. Fenn

Courage is not the absence of fear, but rather the judgement that something else is more important than fear.
– Ambrose Redmoon

Never underestimate your power to change yourself; never overestimate your power to change others.
– H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

Playing with fire is bad for those who burn themselves. For the rest of us, it is a very great pleasure.
– Honore Balzac

We are very good at finding reasons for what we do, but not very good at doing what we find reasons for.
– Abelson

Don’t worry boy, it’s a controlled burn. I don’t know the chemical reaction, but fire made it good.
– Homer Simpson

The commander in the field is always right and the rear echelon is wrong, unless proved otherwise.
– Colin Powell

Firemen never die, they just burn forever in the hearts of the people whose lives they saved.
– Susan Diane Murphree

Delaware’s firefighters put their lives in jeopardy every day in an effort to keep families safe.
– Thomas Carper

If you can see the incident commander’s ass instead of his face, he is in the wrong place.
– Dean Dysart

Tell me and I will forget. Show me and I may remember. Involve me and I will understand.
– Chinese proverb

I’ve seen and met angels wearing the disguise of ordinary people living ordinary lives.
– Tracy Chapman

If you always do what you’ve always done, you’ll always get what you’ve always gotten.
– Verne Hill

I became a firefighter because I felt it was my calling to serve my community and others.
– Rob Koons

Unselfish and noble actions are the most radiant pages in the biography of souls.
– David Thomas