„When that fire hit your ass, it will sober your ass up quick! I saw something, I went, "Well, that's a pretty blue. You know what? That looks like... FIRE! Fire is inspirational. They should use it in the Olympics, because I ran the 100 in 4.3.“
„(on his firing from Two and a Half Men) I would have fired my ass too. Well, maybe not like they did.“
— Charlie Sheen American film and television actor 1965
— Hoyt Axton American country singer 1938 - 1999
Context: And when I first saw you I first loved you With a song that I sang to the fire in your eyes But somebody told you that it wouldn't be easy And you carried that lie for the devil to sing Some sail rivers deep and muddy some sail rivers clear and cold But the river that I'm sailin' goes to sea And sometimes I do grow weary sometimes I feel old And sometimes I wonder if you think of me "Lion In The Winter" on Southbound (1975) · Performance with Linda Ronstadt http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ya2dSRcqLBE
„It was only when you walked away I saw you had the perfect ass. Forgive me for not falling in love with your face or your conversation.“
— Leonard Cohen Canadian poet and singer-songwriter 1934 - 2016
The Energy of Slaves (1972)
„Woman: Do come along quick, there's a house on fire.
Fire Chief: A house on fire? Just a moment, lady – what's the address?
Woman: Grimshaw Street.
Fire Chief: Grimshaw Street – Grimshaw … now wait a minute, I know it as well as can be, and I just can't place it.
Woman: Oh come along, it's only just round...
Fire Chief: No, no, no – don't tell me, let me try and think of it for myself. Grimshaw St–... oh, isn't that annoying, I could walk straight to it, and I can't think of it.“
— Robb Wilton comedian 1881 - 1957
The Fire Chief
„You know, before when (the police went) to work, they used to be like, 'I'm gonna kick somebody's ass today and so I hope I can catch somebody in a bad situation or breaking the law, because I'm gonna beat someone's ass in a big way, I think that attitude has changed.“
— Rodney King American taxi driver and police brutality victim 1965 - 2012
King's point of view on how things have changed since the incident Five years later, wounds from L.A. riots still sting http://www.cnn.com/US/9704/29/la.riots/index.html (April 29, 1997).
„But I set fire to the rain,
Watched it pour as I touched your face,
Well it burnt while I cried,
Cause I heard it screaming out your name, your name!
I set fire to the rain
And I threw us into the flames
Well it felt like something died
Cause I knew that that was the last time, the last time!“
— Adele (singer) British singer-songwriter 1988
Set Fire to the Rain, written by Adele and Fraser T. Smith
„And at home by the fire, whenever you look up, there I shall be — and whenever I look up, there will be you.“
— Thomas Hardy, Far from the Madding Crowd
Ch. 4 (Gabriel Oak, proposing to Bathsheba Everdene)
„You didn't like it when you got a B in your French exam. You're not gonna like it now, because you've got the big F – you're fired! (firing Nicholas de Lacy-Brown in episode 1).“
— Alan Sugar British business magnate, media personality, and political advisor 1947
„If you tell me 2 + 2 is 4, and I know it is, then you... shove marbles up your ass, I go "Damn, Anthony shoves marbles in his ass?" But [the fact that you shove marbles in your ass] doesn't invalidate 2 + 2 = 4.“
— Patrice O'Neal American stand-up comedian, radio personality, and actor 1969 - 2011
May 10, 2011
„What could be going so wrong that they need to check on you that often....'My bra's in my ass!!'....'Rachel' (mouths pointing to her ass 'My bra's in my ass' and again 'My bra's in my ass' shakes head no and air spells out A-S-S and then motions her to come here). I'd like to see how far they'd go to help you when you tell them your bra's in your ass.' 'Oh my, it's in the ass... do you need a different size or color? I don't know what to do about the bra in the ass. I'll get the manager I don't know.“
— Ellen DeGeneres American stand-up comedian, television host, and actress 1958
— W.B. Yeats Irish poet and playwright 1865 - 1939
„A fire, a fire is burning! I hear the boot of Lucifer, I see his filthy face! And it is my face, and yours, Danforth!“
— Arthur Miller playwright from the United States 1915 - 2005
Context: A fire, a fire is burning! I hear the boot of Lucifer, I see his filthy face! And it is my face, and yours, Danforth! For them that quail to bring men out of ignorance, as I have quailed, and as you quail now when you know in all your black hearts that this be fraud — God damns our kind especially, and we will burn, we will burn together! John Proctor
„That's fine. Now should I give you the money or should I shove the quarters directly up your fat ass? Whee-hee!“
— David Spade American stand-up comedian 1964
Toll Booth Willie