"When that fire hits your ass, that will sober your ass up quick!"
"Fire is inspirational. They should use it in The Olympics. Because I ran the hundred yard dash in 4.3." "When you are on fire and running down the street, people will get out of your way—except for one old drunk, and he's going, 'Hey, buddy, can I get a light? Just a little off the sleeve, okay?'." "I have been baptized twice. Once in water. Once in flame." "Oh god, now I'm burning. That's much worse than other things burning! Oh god, why's it keep chasing me!?!" "I was to see that sight again, but once was enough. Flames were coming from a human being; his body was slowly withering and shriveling up, his head blackening and charring. In the air was the smell of burning human flesh; human beings burn surprisingly quickly. Behind me I could hear the sobbing of the Vietnamese who were now gathering. I was too shocked to cry, too confused to take notes or ask questions, too bewildered to even think ... As he burned he never moved a muscle, never uttered a sound, his outward composure in sharp contrast to the wailing people around him."
— David Halberstam
, on witnessing the infamous Self-Immolation
of Thich Quang Duc in 1963
: ...okay. Look. This is getting kind of embarrassing for me here. I don't wanna get Aced two times in a row
on one day. So... GO, VOLCARONA! HEAT WAVE!
(Burgh releases said Firemoth, which immediately aims a Heat Wave at Eos the second it leaves the ball. Oh, what do you know, you now have an Ferreon
running around with its fur on fire.) Eos
(Eos changes direction-) Eos
: <Waaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa~> Imca
: Whoa now girl, hold still...
(Imca chases after her, while occasionally trying to hit her with Icy Wind. This goes on for about 3 minutes, until Eos faints.) Eos
: <D-Do I still get my cookie?> @_@ Imca
: ... Poor Eos... :c
Driller Killer: Come on baby, light my fire.
"I'm a real
spy. I once drove a car off a freeway, on top of a train, while I was on fire. Not the car — I
was on fire."
Shinji saw a man setting himself on fire to get dozens of spiders off of him. "Goo-waaah!! Help! I'm on fire! Somebody! Help! In the time it's taken me to say this, my whole body's been covered in flames! Don't you think this is just too much?! I blame the game programmers! I'll remember this! GRRR!!" Goron
: You... you're a Hylian, aren't you? You better put on some armor or else you'll— Link (burning)
: I KNOW! JUST SHUT UP AND GIVE ME ARMOR!!
Uh. I'm burning alive
. Black Mage:
Yeah, fire'll do that. On the bright side, you won't have to worry about it for long. Red Mage:
Oh, so it'll stop itself? Black Mage:
Yeah... All fires do eventually
Fray: But he set himself on fire!
Fray: He set himself on fire!
: Maybe he was cold.
makes a good shampoo
Left you running down the street like