We didn't have any civil rights. It was just a matter of survival, of existing from one day to the next. I remember going to sleep as a girl hearing the Klan ride at night and hearing a lynching and being afraid the house would burn down.
The Prophet said, "No prayer is harder for the hypocrites than the Fajr and the 'Isha' prayers and if they knew the reward for these prayers at their respective times, they would certainly present themselves (in the mosques) even if they had to crawl." The Prophet added, "Certainly I decided to order the Mu'adh-dhin (call-maker) to pronounce Iqama and order a man to lead the prayer and then take a fire flame to Burn all those who had not left their houses so far for the prayer along with their houses."
"The high tide!" King Alfred cried. "The high tide and the turn! As a tide turns on the tall grey seas, See how they waver in the trees, How stray their spears, how knock their knees, How wild their watchfires Burn!
Double, double toil and trouble, Fire Burn, and cauldron bubble.william shakespeare
For them no more the blazing hearth shall Burn, Or busy housewife ply her evening care: No children run to lisp their sire's return, Or climb his knees the envied kiss to share.thomas gray
Judaism teaches us to be attached to holiness in time, to attached to sacred events, to learn how to consecrate sanctuaries that emerge from the magnificent stream of year. The Sabbaths are our great cathedrals; and our Holy of Holies is a shrine that neither the Romans nor the Germans were able to Burn.abraham joshua heschel
Burn, with Athens and with Rome,
A sacred city of the mind.
Let us Burn one from end to end, and pass it over to me my friend. Burn it long, we'll Burn it slow, to light me up before I go.
Each minute bursts in the burning room,The great globe reels in the solar fire,Spinning the trivial and unique away.(How all things flash! How all things flare!)What am I now that I was then?May memory restore again and againThe smallest color of the smallest day:Time is the school in which we learn,Time is the fire in which we Burn.delmore schwartz
These golden matters Of Gyges and his treasuries Are no concern of mine. Jealousy has no power over me, Nor do I envy a god his work, And I do not Burn to rule. Such things have no Fascination for my eyes.archilochus
Do not go gentle into that good night, Old age should Burn and rave at close of day; Rage, rage against the dying of the light.dylan thomas
These golden matters Of Gyges and his treasuries Are no concern of mine. Jealousy has no power over me, Nor do I envy a god his work, And I do not Burn to rule. Such things have no Fascination for my eyes.
The statue of Freedom has not been cast yet, the furnace is hot, we can all still Burn our fingers.georg büchner
Gari in Russian means "Burn!"… I want to test myself, a trial by fire, so that my I is burned off.romain gary
Trinny is on the wrong side of skinny, but not anorexic, one of those people who Burn calories because they never sit down.trinny woodall
Entirety exists within me as exuberance ... in empty longing ... in ... the desire to Burn with desire.georges bataille
... prepare eveything to Burn Baku to the ground, if there is an attack…
Rather than go to a demonstration to Burn an effigy of the author Salman Rushdie, I would have hoped that it'd be the real thing.cat stevens
"If you don't worship me you will Burn forever." I always thought that was ugly.gore vidal
Is not old wine wholesomest, old pippins toothsomest, old wood Burn brightest, old linen wash whitest? Old soldiers, sweethearts, are surest, and old lovers are soundest.
Oh, meet is the reverence unto Bacchus paid! We will praise him still in the songs of our fatherland, We will pour the sacred wine, the chargers lade, And the victim kid shall unresisting stand, Led by his horns to the altar, where we turn The hazel spits while the dripping entrails Burn.