Candle-lit Christmas Tree

German & Danish tradition of candles on the Christmas Tree



Doesn’t it look beautiful!
Dangers of Candles on a Christmas Tree

Oops - one of them “drooped”
Fire hazard of the Season - time to build another house...


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Love in its essence is spiritual fire. - Emanuel Swedenborg

Anger blows out the candle of the mind. - R.G. Ingersoll

Even the candle seller dies in the dark. - Colombian Proverb

We are no more than candles burning in the wind. - Japanese Proverb

There would be no Christmas if there was no Easter. - Gordon B. Hinckley

Tell the men to fire faster and not give up the ship. - Captain James Lawrence

We must rekindle the fire of idealism in our society. - Joe Biden

If someone's lying, are their pants really on fire? - Jerry Seinfeld

People who fight fire with fire usually end up with ashes. - Abigail Van Buren

Halloween starts earlier and earlier, just like Christmas. - Robert Englund

The Irish seem to have more fire about them than the Scots. - Sean Connery

It is better to light one candle than to curse the darkness. - Chinese Proverb

Yesterday is ashes; tomorrow wood. Only today does the fire burn brightly. - Eskimo Proverb

Nothing's as mean as giving a little child something useful for Christmas. - Kin Hubbard

As soon go kindle fire with snow, as seek to quench the fire of love with words. - William Shakespeare

Do you realize if it weren't for Edison we'd be watching TV by candlelight? - Al Boliska

I wanted to buy a candle holder, but the store didn't have one. So I got a cake. - Mitch Hedberg

Aren't we forgetting the true meaning of Christmas? You know, the birth of Santa. - Bart Simpson

If it weren't for electricity, we'd all be watching television by candlelight. - George Gobel

There are two ways of spreading light: to be the candle or the mirror that reflects it. - Edith Wharton

I built my church on Easter services, Christmas Eve services, and Norman Vincent Peale. - Robert H. Schuller

I used to work in a fire hydrant factory. You couldn't park anywhere near the place. - Steven Wright

If 'ifs and buts' were 'candy and nuts', we'd have Christmas every day. - Unknown

When tempted to fight fire with fire, remember that the Fire Department usually uses water. - Unknown

If crime fighters fight crime and fire fighters fight fire, what do freedom fighters fight? - George Carlin

I still have my Christmas Tree. I looked at it today. Sure enough, I couldn't see any forests. - Steven Wright

Just 'cause there's snow in the basement don't mean there ain't no fire in the roof! - Archie Bunker

I remember when the candle shop burned won. Everyone stood around singing "Happy Birthday." - Steven Wright

You get the best effort from others not by lighting a fire beneath them, but by building a fire within. - Bob Nelson

The best of all gifts around any Christmas tree: the presence of a family all wrapped up in each other. - Bill Vaughan

I gave my young nephew a book for Christmas. He's spent six months looking for where to put the batteries. - Milton Berle

A lovely thing about Christmas is that it's compulsory, like a thunderstorm, and we all go through it together. - Garrison Keillor

I wanted to be the first woman to burn her bra, but it would have taken the fire department four days to put it out. - Dolly Parton

You know you're getting old when you get that one candle on the cake. It's like, 'See if you can blow this out.' - Jerry Seinfeld

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

My candle burns at both ends,
It will not last the night;
But ah, my foes, and oh, my friends -
It gives a lovely light! - Edna St Vincent Millay

At fifty, the madwoman in the attic breaks loose, stomps down the stairs, and sets fire to the house. She won't be imprisoned anymore. - Erica Jong

To have a curable illness and to leave it untreated except for prayer is like sticking your hand in a fire and asking God to remove the flame. - Sandra L. Douglas

Winter is the time for comfort, for good food and warmth, for the touch of a friendly hand and for a talk beside the fire: it is the time for home. - Edith Sitwell

Well, yes, I've fired a lot of people. Generally I like other people to fire, because it's always a lousy task. But I have fired many people. - Donald Trump


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18-Jun-2018