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Firefighter Quotes and Sayings
Quotes about Firefighter

Please enjoy these Firefighter Quotes from the wise, the romantic, and the famous of the past and present.

You have to do something in your life that is honorable
and not cowardly if you are to live in peace with yourself,
and for the firefighter it is fire.
- Larry Brown

Writing became an obsessive compulsive habit but I
had almost no money so I thought about being an urban
firefighter and having lots of free time in which to
write or becoming an English teacher and thinking about
books and writers on a daily basis.
That swayed me.
- David Guterson

We can no longer tolerate losing one more innocent
child or putting one more firefighter at risk in a
fire that could have been prevented at the cost of
pennies by making a couple simple changes to the construction of a cigarette.
- Ed Markey

They were involved in a firefight and felt they were surrounded.
Whether they escaped from that and were fleeing and
went in the wrong direction,
we don't know.
- Hugh Shelton

 

Tom Arnold and I, we have a huge firefight scene on top of a German tank.
I get to shoot 50 caliber rounds.
We shoot a helicopter out of the sky.
That's the only fight I'm in.
- Anthony Anderson

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

Our firefighters are our last line of defense,
baby.
- Jack Scalia

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I'm so proud of Maryland's firefighters,
risking their lives to protect others,
but we need to protect our protectors with the best
equipment training and resources.
- Barbara Mikulski

Firefighters are indispensable foot soldiers here at home.
- Christopher Dodd

My heroes are those who risk their lives every day
to protect our world and make it a better place -
police,
firefighters and members of our armed forces.
- Sidney Sheldon

Firefighters are essential to the safety and security
of our local communities.
We owe it to these men and women to provide them with
better training and equipment so they can do their
jobs more effectively and safely.
- Carl Levin

I talked to General Downer about some of the funding
about the National Guard and some of the civil defense workers,
the firefighters, the police officers,
and the way that FEMA is making them spend that money.
We have got a problem there.
- Lynn Westmoreland

Mr. Speaker, Delaware River's regional ports handle
approximately 58 million tons of cargo yearly.
- Robert Brady

Getting to where Delaware State is today was a challenge my friends -
a challenge proudly met by the people of this community
and the Delaware State family.
- Michael N. Castle

I could not agree more.
The students of Delaware State often looked to the school as their chance,
their hand up, their hope.
And they gave their all.
- Michael N. Castle

Delaware State began as a school bent on service -
teaching education,
social services and nursing.
- Michael N. Castle

The Wilmington, Delaware, television station that bills
itself as The Family Minded Station is Channel 69.
- Jonathan Carroll

Delaware State is no longer a college for African Americans without other choices,
it is a university of choice.
- Michael N. Castle

Increasing recycling in Delaware is an idea whose time has come and,
if put off, may not come again.
- Ruth Ann Minner

On the evening of December 25, General Washington in
a most severe season crossed the Delaware with a part of his army,
then reduced to less than 2000 men in the whole.
- Mercy Otis Warren

Working together we can strengthen Delaware State University
and the students who attend it.
- Michael N. Castle

Just the example Delaware State University graduates
set by the way they live their lives,
should be an inspiration to other high school students to go to Delaware State.
- Michael N. Castle

When Delaware State University was founded in 1890,
it was not by choice, but by social reality.
- Michael N. Castle

Our financial services and insurance cluster is one
of Delaware's key economic drivers in the state.
- Ruth Ann Minner

Their families helped them realize that there was more out there for them.
These students came to Delaware State because of its inexpensive tuition,
closeness to home, and solid reputation.
- Michael N. Castle

Delaware State has established itself as an institution
of excellence in its own right and attracts a diversity
of students from various races,
socio-economic status and locations.
- Michael N. Castle

And the university's reputation will only continue
to grow as stories like Elaine's are spread.
Delaware State University's motto 'a past to honor,
a future to insure,' couldn't be any more fitting for
this transitional period you are going through.
- Michael N. Castle

My mother was born in your state, Mr. Walter, and my
mother was a Quaker, and my ancestors in the time of
Washington baked bread for George Washington's troops
when they crossed the Delaware,
and my own father was a slave.
- Paul Robeson

Through the years you, the Delaware State family and your predecessors,
have faced many challenges.
You worked through them with fierce determination and good will,
and you have made great progress.
- Michael N. Castle

Seeing the rebirth of the Delaware Estuary as a valuable
natural resource is certainly encouraging,
and I am encouraged not just by the progress made in
the Delaware Estuary but in estuaries throughout the country.
- Jim Gerlach

This is a value-added college education if I have heard one described.
And what is the most remarkable about Delaware State University graduates -
is they just keeping giving back.
- Michael N. Castle

By climbing a steeper road, the value and appreciation
Delaware State students took and continue to take from
their education and their experiences is just as great,
if not greater, than students attending ivy league schools.
- Michael N. Castle

Typically, historical black colleges and universities like Delaware State,
attracted students who were raised in an environment
where going to college wasn't the next natural step after high school.
- Michael N. Castle

Mr. Speaker, the Delaware River deepening project is
important for my constituents,
for our region and for the entire nation.
I trust that, when they examine the facts about it,
every one of my colleagues will join me in supporting it.
- Robert Brady

After completing a Delaware State education,
they were afforded opportunities beyond anything they might have imagined -
and they opened doors for themselves that surely would
have remained closed if they only had a high school education.
- Michael N. Castle

Delaware River Power Squadron is dedicated to boating
safety through education and civic activities in several
locations in Philadelphia while also serving the boating
public throughout southern Pennsylvania,
the Delaware River, and the Chesapeake Bay.
- Robert Brady

Upon arriving, meeting their teachers and signing up for classes,
these students began to realize that their attendance
at Delaware State University was not a goal achieved,
but rather a dream being sewn - a first step,
if you will.
- Michael N. Castle

The Delaware Estuary has sustained a human population for thousands of years,
but by the end of the 19th Century, increased population
and industrialization had transformed much of the upper Estuary watershed.
- Jim Gerlach

With the establishment of a presence in all three counties of Delaware,
recruitment in and outside Delaware and throughout
the world and new master's and doctoral programs,
Delaware State University will continue to grow and
attract even more qualified students.
- Michael N. Castle

Being the first woman speaker and breaking the marble
ceiling is pretty important.
Now it's time to move on.
- Nancy Pelosi

Cobb would have to play center field on my all time team.
But where would that put Speaker? In left.
If I had them both, I would certainly play them that way.
- John McGraw

Every speaker has a mouth; An arrangement rather neat.
Sometimes it's filled with wisdom.
Sometimes it's filled with feet.
- Robert Orben

Mr. Speaker, I agree with those who say that the Global
War on Terrorism is actually a Global War of Ideas
and that terrorism is one of the tactics used in that War.
- Mac Thornberry

Lincoln was the greatest speaker and he was ridiculed for how he looked,
you know?
- Kevin Costner

If the speaker won't boil it down, the audience must sweat it out.
- Raymond Duncan

Mr. Speaker, I rise today to recognize the Peace Corps
as it reached its 45th anniversary on March 1,
2006.
- Solomon Ortiz

Mr. Speaker, the time for an increase in the minimum
wage has not just arrived;
it is long overdue.
- Sherwood Boehlert

While you're writing, you can't concentrate nearly
as well on what the speaker is saying.
- Marilyn vos Savant

There is also this benefit in brag, that the speaker
is unconsciously expressing his own ideal.
Humor him by all means, draw it all out,
and hold him to it.
- Miguel de Cervantes

Mr. Speaker, high natural gas prices and the summer
spike in gasoline prices serve as a stark reminder
that the path to energy independence is a long and arduous one.
- Judy Biggert

In his first 100 days, Mr. Obama has put the fate of
his presidency in the hands of House Speaker Nancy
Pelosi and Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid.
He may come to regret that decision.
- Karl Rove

Mr. Speaker, as a grateful recovering alcoholic of 24 years myself,
I am living proof that treatment does work and that recovery is real.
- Jim Ramstad

Ignorant free speech often works against the speaker.
That is one of several reasons why it must be given
rein instead of suppressed.
- Anna Quindlen

I never lecture, not because I am shy or a bad speaker,
but simply because I detest the sort of people who
go to lectures and don't want to meet them.
- H. L. Mencken

For, if a good speaker, never so eloquent,
does not see into the fact, and is not speaking the truth of that -
is there a more horrid kind of object in creation?
- Thomas Carlyle

I'm a horrible public speaker.
- Bill Condon

I used my mother's radio as a PA system.
I'd take the telephone, the speaking part,
and take those two leads off and lead them into the
radio and the sound would come out of the speaker.
- Les Paul

Mr. Speaker, less than 10 percent of our Nation's children
walk or ride their bicycles to school,
and too many schools continue to invite fast-food vendors into their cafeterias.
- Lois Capps

Only the prepared speaker deserves to be confident.
- Dale Carnegie

I love a finished speaker, I really,
truly do I don't mean one who's polished,
I just mean one who's through.
- Richard Armour

To suppress free speech is a double wrong.
It violates the rights of the hearer as well as those of the speaker.
- Frederick Douglass

Mr. Speaker, I rise today in support of the definition
of a marriage as between one man and one woman.
- Randy Neugebauer

Mr. Speaker, in seeking to return to the United Nations,
the Republic of China on Taiwan will once again ask
diplomatic allies to present its case before the United Nations this fall.
- Nick Lampson

In words are seen the state of mind and character and
disposition of the speaker.
- Plutarch

Then as the years went on and my listening became more deliberate,
I would climb up on an arm of our big sofa to get my
ear closer to the wireless speaker.
- Seamus Heaney

A graduation ceremony is an event where the commencement
speaker tells thousands of students dressed in identical
caps and gowns that 'individuality' is the key to success.
- Robert Orben

Well, they put me in a booth and then did some nice
things to the speaker to make it come out sounding ok.
- Don Knotts

In all sincere speech there is power,
not necessarily great power, but as much as the speaker is capable of.
- George Henry Lewes

A good listener truly wants to know the speaker.
- John Powell

Mr. Speaker, we have reached a point in history where
some have forgotten that it is the family,
not the government, that is the fundamental building block of our society.
- Jim Ryun

Mr Speaker, I smell a rat; I see him forming in the
air and darkening the sky;
but I will nip him in the bud.
- Boyle Roche


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