24 Quotes About Firefighters That Prove How Heroic They Are

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They make the ultimate sacrifice.

Inspiring Firefighter Quotes

To be a firefighter is one of the most heroic professions out there. These sentimental quotes will show you just how brave our firefighters really are. Both men and women put their lives on the line every day in order to keep ordinary citizens safe.

We know it's not an easy job, but sometimes we forget just how difficult it can be for a firefighter. Long hours and dangerous conditions are just some of the challenges firefighters face every day. It takes some serious courage to be a first responder.

Although the loved ones of a firefighter might spend some time in fear, they can be a ease knowing that their firefighter is saving innocent lives. These heroic quotes about firefighters will remind you to appreciate those sacrificing everything to keep us out of harm's way. You'll learn to be just a little more thankful today.

Sentimental Quotes About Firefighters

  • "Firefighters are indispensable foot soldiers here at home." - Christopher Dodd

  • "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

  • "Firefighters are some of the most selfless public servants you will ever encounter." - Denis Leary

  • "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?" - Caroline Paul

  • "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

  • "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. Our proudest moment is to save lives. Under the impulse of such thoughts, the nobility of the occupation thrills us and stimulates us to deeds of daring, even of supreme sacrifice." - Chief Edward F. Croker

Heartwarming Quotes About Firefighters

  • "Once you have a firefighter in your family, your family and the families from his crew become one big extended family." - Denis Leary

  • "To be able to research directly from firefighters makes all the difference in the world in the authenticity of a performance." - Miranda Rae Mayo

  • "A good firefighter knows how, an educated firefighter knows why." - Chris Walker

  • "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." - Carl Levin

  • "That's the life, being a fireman. It sure beats being a ballplayer. I'd rather be a fireman." - Ted Williams

  • "Police officers, firefighters, EMTs they are all out there every single day literally just a phone call away for anyone who needs them." - Doreen Croni

Best Firefighter Quotes

  • "Firemen never die, they just burn forever in the hearts of the people whose lives they saved." - Susan Diane Murphree

  • "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." - Thomas Von Essen

  • "But aloud the praises, and give the victor-crown. To our noble hearted Firemen, who fear not danger's frown." - Fredric G. W. Fenn

  • "Firefighters don't go on strike." - Denis Leary

  • "The innovative leader has to be an arsonist and a firefighter." - Paul Sloane

  • "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." - Larry Brown

Brave Quotes About Firefighters

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

  • "With better gear, firefighters no longer surround and drown a fire they go in." - Bill Dedman

  • "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." - Edward F. Croker

  • "The special ops guys and the firefighters around the world have this great phrase. They say, 'Slow is smooth, and smooth is fast,' and that is true. Everything I've accomplished in my life has been because of that attitude." - Jeff Bezos

  • "The funny thing about firemen is, night and day, they are always firemen." - Gregory Widen

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

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