Campfire Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old campfire quotes, campfire sayings, and campfire proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


You don't have to say everything to be a light. Sometimes a fire built on a hill will bring interested people to your campfire.

Shannon L. Alder

Technology is the campfire around which we tell our stories.

Laurie Anderson

It's easier to throw sticks on the campfire than to try to restart it when it goes out.

Cynthia Lewis

The whole campfire idea freaked Piper out. It made her think of that huge purple bonfire in the dreams, and her father tied to a stake. What she got instead was almost as terrifying: a sing-along.     

Rick Riordan

In any arrangement that hinges upon the fulcrum of trust there exists the leverage potential for crime.     

Sean Terrence Best

We're never alone. As soon as we step outside the campfire glow, our Muse lights on our shoulder like a butterfly. The act of courage calls for infallibly that deeper part of ourselves that supports and sustains us.     

Steven Pressfield

Fire’s the sun, unwindin’ itself out o’ the wood.

David Mitchell

Who has smelled the woodsmoke at twilight, who has seen the campfire burning, who is quick to read the noises of the night?

Rudyard Kipling

When your down on your luck and you've lost all your dreams theres nothing like a campfire and a can of beans.

Tom Waits

In the heat of her hands I thought, This is the campfire that mocks the sun.

Jeanette Winterson

You get guys around a campfire, and they start telling their stories. That's the fellowship that they want to be in.     

John Eldredge

Light a campfire and everyone's a storyteller.     

John Geddes

The echoes of beauty you've seen transpire, Resound through dying coals of a campfire.

Ernest Hemingway


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