Firefighter Sayings and Quotes

Firefighters are some of the most courageous and fearless people around. Unlike the rest of us, they are tasked with running towards danger instead of away from it. Salute these brave individuals with the collection of wise and inspirational firefighter quotes below.


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

Byron Pulsifer

Good Firefighters will know their job. Great Firefighters will also know the job of the person above them as well as teach their job to the person below them.     

Bob Muszynski

The funny thing about firemen is, night and day, they are always firemen.

Gregory Widen

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.     

Nido R Qubein

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

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

Bill Dedman