Did you know that the first fire-fighting society, was founded by Benjamin Franklin in 1736 and was called the Union Fire Company. Firefighters are brave men who are well trained to put out fires and rescue people. Here we bring to you some firefighter quotes.
Firefighters rescue people from burning buildings and vehicles and are well trained to put out a fire. They not only are adept at putting out fires in commercial or residential places but are also trained to put out fires that spread across a large area like a forest fire or a fire caused due to terrorist bombing. Firefighters have to sometimes work for long hours at a stretch and are sometimes on duty for more than 24 hours when they are battling to put out a fire. There are many famous quotes that have come up to commemorate these fearless men and given below are some firefighter sayings.
Quotes about Firefighters
» 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
» Being a firefighter is as close as you get to being a modern day soldier in your home country. ~ Tom Dawson
» Every firefighter knows that he is always susceptible to this type of tragedy. They go to work every day knowing that they are doing something so positive, that people really respect them and appreciate them. ~ Thomas Von Essen
» 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. Crocker
» I can think of no more stirring symbol of man’s humanity to man than a fire engine. ~ Kurt Vonnegut
» All men are created equal, then a few become firemen. ~ Anonymous
» Firemen never die, they just burn forever in the hearts of the people whose lives they saved. ~ Susan Diane Murphree
» But aloud the praises, and give the victor-crown. To our noble hearted Firemen, who fear not danger’s frown. ~ Fredric G. W. Fenn
» Firefighters save hearts and homes. ~ Anonymous
» We bravely march into the depths of hell to face the fears of many, and extinguish the demons that rage free. ~ Anonymous
» I have no ambition in this world but one, and that is to be a fireman. The position may, in the eyes of some, appear to be a lowly one; but we who know the work which the fireman has to do believe that his is a noble calling. Our proudest moment is to save lives. Under the impulse of such thoughts, the nobility of the occupation thrills us and stimulates us to deeds of daring, even of supreme sacrifice. ~ Edward F. Crocker
» People are always asking me how is it that firefighters run into a burning building when everyone else is running out. Courage is the answer. ~ Chief Kennedy in Ladder 49
» Any firefighter should know how, a good firefighter knows why. ~ Anonymous
» If Prometheus was worthy of the wrath of heaven for kindling the first fire upon earth, how ought all the gods honor the men who make it their professional business to put it out? ~ John Godfrey Saxe
» Hug a firefighter and feel warm all over. ~ Anonymous
» The funny thing about firemen is, night and day, they are always firemen. ~ Gregory Widen, Backdraft movie.
» Volunteer firemen do it for free! ~ Anonymous
» Man is the only creature that dares to light a fire and live with it. The reason? Because he alone has learned how to put it out. ~ Henry Jackson Vandyke Jr.
» You might be a firefighter if the microwave goes off and you run out of the house thinking it was your pager. ~ Anonymous
» You know you’re a firefighter when you really think that rusty old hydrant looks good in the garden. ~ Anonymous
» Firefighters are hot stuff! ~ Anonymous
» Firefighting – one of the few professions left that still makes house calls. ~ Anonymous
» If you think it’s tough being a firefighter, try being a firefighter’s wife. ~ Anonymous
» You might be a firefighter if you had to extricate someone by cutting the car doors off on one side and realized there was nothing wrong with the doors on the other side. ~ Anonymous