Of course climate changes. Many changes are due to factors over which humans have no control, such as winds, ocean currents, and sun activity. But the liberals want us to believe that climate change is also caused by gases expelled when humans burn so-called fossil fuels.
No ashes are lighter than those of incense, and few things burn out sooner.
If you be pungent, be brief; for it is with words as with sunbeams – the more they are condensed the deeper they burn.
Time is the school in which we learn, time is the fire in which we burn.
If you want a symbolic gesture, don’t burn the flag; wash it.
You are not thinking hard enough if you are sleeping well. And you would have to be unhinged to take on a subject like the French Revolution, or Rembrandt, and not feel some trepidation. There is always the possibility that you will crash and burn, and the whole thing will be a horrible, vulgar, self-indulgent mess.
Poetry, I feel, is a tyrannical discipline. You’ve got to go so far so fast in such a small space; you’ve got to burn away all the peripherals.
Wherever they burn books they will also, in the end, burn human beings.
Among the notable things about fire is that it also requires oxygen to burn – exactly like its enemy, life. Thereby are life and flames so often compared.
Books won’t stay banned. They won’t burn. Ideas won’t go to jail.