Top 47 Firefighter Quotes To Honor And Respect Our Heros

1. “Bravery is being the only one who knows you’re afraid.” ― Franklin P. Jones

2. “Firefighters save hearts and homes.” ― Anonymous

3. “When everyone else is trying to run out of a burning building, the firefighters are the ones running into it to save their people trapped inside.” ― Brian Rogers

4. “Firefighter appreciation isn’t just a once a year affair because firefighters are there for each of us everyday.” ― Byron Pulsifer

5. “When the bell rang, a firefighter was expected to stop everything to help others.” ― Glenn Corbett

6. “Being a firefighter is as close as you get to being a modern day soldier in your home country.” ― Tom Dawson

7. “Firefighters are some of the most selfless public servants you will ever encounter.” ― Denis Leary

8. “More often than not, a hero’s most epic battle is the one you never see; it’s the battle that goes on within him or herself” – Kevin Smith

9. “Firefighters go where they’re needed, sometimes ignoring the dangers even when no one is inside a burning building to be saved.” ― Bill Dedman

10. “Firefighters also fill a variety of roles that help to keep the community safe.” ― Brian Rogers

11. “It is not easy to become a firefighter. They also have to show that they are strong and in good shape.” ― Melissa A. Settle

12. “Being a firefighter is hard. But, it is also rewarding. It feels good to help people when they are in trouble.” ― Melissa A. Settle

13. “Courage is fear holding on a minute longer.” ― General George Patton

14. “Life doesn’t always go the way you expect it, but you came here to become a firefighter. If you give up today, think of all the lives you won’t save tomorrow.” ― Roberts Gannaway

15. “Firefighting is all about ass – busting ours to save yours.” ― Anonymous

16. “Firefighter required to perform all the necessary task in order to control an emergency situation.” ― Dennis

17. “With better gear, firefighters no longer surround and drown a fire – they go in.” ― Bill Dedman

18. “This job isn’t for everybody. It takes someone special to be a firefighter.” ― Glenn Corbett

19. “Firefighter appreciation isn’t just a once a year affair because firefighters are there for each of us every day.” ― Byron Pulsifer

20. “Being a firefighter defines who you are. If you are not proud of being a firefighter, consider doing something else.” ― Billy Goldfeder

21. “Fireman never know what they will encounter on each call but proceed with the same level of commitment and service.” ― Byron Pulsifer

22. “Nothing cries out for compassion, concern, and danger as a fire engine screams by carrying firefighters ready to do battle without flinching from any demand.” ― Byron Pulsifer

23. “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

24. “Being a firefighter is a combination of routine activities, intense training, and life-threatening situations–and those activities can switch instantly at the sound of an alarm.” ― Lisa Thompson

25. “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

26. “Firefighters are indispensable foot soldiers here at home.” ― Christopher Dodd

27. “But sound aloud the praises, and give the victor-crown to our noble-hearted Firemen, who fear not danger’s frown.” ― Frederic G.W. Fenn

28. “Firefighter is one of the few jobs kind enough to warn me away by containing two words I’m not interested in, unlike the deceptive bookkeeper.” ― Joel Stein

29. “In fire you can plan everything out to the minute, and a minute before that everything changes.” ― Dan Felix

30. “Fighting fires is very risky. Some firefighters have to climb very tall buildings. They have to enter rooms that are on fire. They have to be brave. And, they have to know how to stay calm.” ― Melissa A. Settle

31. “Fire fighting is a low-frequency, high-risk business. That’s why they train and trian in these simulated environments.” ― Ellen Kirschman

32. “True courage is being afraid, and going ahead and doing your job anyhow. That’s what courage is.” ― General Norman Schwarzkopf

33. “Firemen never die, they just burn forever in the hearts of the people whose lives they saved.” ― Susan Diane Murphree

34. “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

35. “I can think of no more stirring symbol of man’s humanity to man than a fire engine.” ― Kurt Vonnegut

36. “Man is the only creature that dares to light a fire and live with it. The reason? Because he alone has learned to put it out.” ― H.J. Vandyke

37. “A hero is no braver than an ordinary man, but he is brave five minutes longer.” ― Ralph Waldo Emerson

38. “The firefighter do not just put out fires. They help solve all kinds of problems.” ― Richard Scarry

39. “Firefighters save hearts and homes.” ― Anonymous

40. “Real heroes are men who fall and fail and are flawed, but win out in the end because they’ve stayed true to their ideals and beliefs and commitments.” ― Kevin Costner

41. “How important it is for us to recognize and celebrate our heroes and she-roes!” – Maya Angelou

42. “Firefighters are a special type of person, and not everyone can do their job.” ― Brian Rogers

43. “Firefighters are true heroes that you can see every day. They work long hours each and every week, and they do not ask for special attention.” ― Brian Rogers

44. “Firefighters had to be creative in budgeting and acquiring funds to protect those they swore and serve.” ― Glenn Corbett

45. “Becoming fearless isn’t the point. That’s impossible. It’s learning how to control your fear, & how to be free from it, that’s the point. Necessity of action takes away the fear of the act, and makes bold resolution the favorite of fortune.” ― Francis Quarles

46. “What firefighters and people in our military and cops do is separate from what the rest of us do; basically these people say, ‘I’m going to protect all these strangers.” ― Denis Colin Leary

47. “You might be a firefighter if your kids are afraid to get into water fights with you.” ― Anonymous

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