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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.


Tennessee Williams


#call #department #down #fire #house

The lamp burns bright when wick and oil are clean.


Ovid


#burns #clean #lamp #oil #wick

You are ice and fire the touch of you burns my hands like snow.


Amy Lowell


#fire #hands #ice #like #snow

You don't have to be a wreck. You don't have to be sick. One's aim in life should be to die in good health. Just like a candle that burns out.


Jeanne Moreau


#burns #candle #die #good #good health

And on 25 January of each year and for many days before it and after it there is not an hour in the day or night when a Burns Supper is not taking place somewhere on this earth.


Len G. Murray


#before #burns #day #days #each

And thus it was that I started to wonder why Robert Burns is so important to us. We have other poets, and other writers, and other heroes, yet we do not afford them the veneration that we afford to Robert Burns.


Len G. Murray


#burns #heroes #i #important #other

For in the works of Robert Burns we see the whole cosmos of man's experience and emotion, from zenith to nadir, from birth until death.


Len G. Murray


#burns #cosmos #death #emotion #experience

One cannot imagine Scots music and song without the contribution of Burns.


Len G. Murray


#cannot #contribution #imagine #music #scots

There are even more statues of Robert Burns than of any other figure in world literature. Indeed if we discount figures of religion, then only Christopher Columbus has more statues than he worldwide.


Len G. Murray


#burns #christopher #columbus #discount #even

I think in my case, I had no choice but to have a good sense of humor. I grew up with my dad, Danny Thomas, and George Burns and Bob Hope and Milton Berle and Sid Caesar and all those guys were at our house all the time and telling jokes and making each other laugh.


Marlo Thomas


#bob #bob hope #burns #caesar #case






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