Does anything know any good firefighting quotes?

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"The bravest are surely those who have the clearest vision of what is before them, glory and danger alike, and yet notwithstanding, go out to meet it."
-- Thucydides (471 BC - 400 BC)
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
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
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
In the Netherlands we got a quote which is related to our theoretical tests.
In this we use grades from 1 till 10. When you've got a 6 or higher you've succeeded.

The quote is this one: "for every grade higher than a 6, you've spent to little time with you family"
Firefighters - putting wet stuff on the hot stuff

You don't have to be crazy to work here ...... but it helps

Firefighters - who else runs into a burning building while everyone else is running out

less haste - more speed
Put the wet stuff on the red stuff!!

We walk where the devil dances!!
From the Fire Line leadership course:

We trained very hard, but it seemed that every time we were beginning to form into teams, we would be reorganized. I was to learn in this life that we tend to meet any situation by reorganizing, and a wonderful method it can be for creating the illusion of progress while producing confusion, inefficiency and demoralization. - Petronius Arbiter Roman soldier 60 A.D.
Can't take the heat...become a cop./b>b>
"Nobody ever called 911 because they thought they made a good decision."

"When we get a call, it is because someone is having the worst day of their life."

And I say unto thee I am the firewalker, for I walk where the devils dance

me and my buddy used to use that one when we were going out the flight deck as proximity firefighters

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