41 Quotes About Firefighters Being Heroes


There are opportunities everyday to be a hero in someone else’s life. These quotes about firefighters being heroes capture the danger and risk these individuals put suffer on a daily basis.

“A fireman banged on my back door, and I couldn’t breathe. It scared me to death. I came out the back door, and it just took my breath.”

“A good firefighter knows how, an educated firefighter knows why.”

“Anytime I get to help the firefighters, I will. I’m real lucky to be in a position to help.”

“As the member of a firefighter family myself, supporting the widowed families of rescue workers is an important, personal cause of mine.”

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

“But aloud the praises, and give the victor-crown. To our noble hearted Firemen, who fear not danger’s frown.”

“Delaware’s firefighters put their lives in jeopardy every day in an effort to keep families safe.”

“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.”

“Fire itself is very beautiful, and there’s an attachment to fire that firefighters have.”

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

“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.”

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

“Firefighters are essential to the safety and security of our local communities. We owe it to these men and women to provide them with better training and equipment so they can do their jobs more effectively and safely.”

“Firefighters are essential to the safety and security of our local communities. We owe it to these men and women to provide them with better training and equipment so they can do their jobs more effectively and safely.”

“Firefighters are indispensable foot soldiers here at home.”

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

“Firefighters don’t go on strike.”

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

“Firefighters, police officers and state troopers place themselves in harm’s way every day, every week, every year.”

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

“Firemen are going to get killed. When they join the department they face that fact. When a man becomes a fireman his greatest act of bravery has been accomplished.”

“Firemen never die, they just burn forever in the hearts of the people whose lives they saved.”

“I have no ambition in this world but one, and that is to be a fireman. The position may, in the eyes of some, appear to be a lowly one; but we who know the work which the fireman has to do believe that his is a noble calling. ”

“I’m so proud of Maryland’s firefighters, risking their lives to protect others, but we need to protect our protectors with the best equipment training and resources.”

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

“Most people go to the office and sit at a desk. When firefighters go to the office, we might birth a baby in the morning, save a drowning surfer in the afternoon, and run into a fire at night. What could be more interesting than that?”

“My heroes are those who risk their lives every day to protect our world and make it a better place – police, firefighters and members of our armed forces.”

“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.”

“Once you have a firefighter in your family, your family and the families from his crew become one big extended family.”

“One thing that’s great about firefighters: If they don’t have the equipment they desperately need, they don’t have the help, they don’t care. They’ll do it on their own.”

“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.”

“Police and firefighters are great, but they don’t create wealth. They protect it. That’s crucial. Teaching is a wonderful profession. Teachers help educate people to become good citizens so that citizens can then go create wealth. But they don’t create the wealth themselves.”

“Police officers, firefighters, EMTs they are all out there every single day literally just a phone call away for anyone who needs them.”

“Public-sector union organisers have told me about how firefighters, police officers, and nurses can no longer afford to live in the cities they serve and protect.”

“Some people procrastinate so much that all they can do is run around like firefighters all day – putting out fires that should not have gotten started in the first place.”

“That’s the life, being a fireman. It sure beats being a ballplayer. I’d rather be a fireman.”

“The innovative leader has to be an arsonist and a firefighter.”

“Virtually every society that survived did so by socializing its sons to be disposable. Disposable in war; disposable in work. We need warriors and volunteer firefighters, so we label these men heroes.”

“When a man becomes a fireman his greatest act of bravery has been accomplished. What he does after that is all in the line of work.”

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

“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.”

Firefighters risk their lives to save the lives of others along with their property and surrounding wildlife.

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