A weekly series that explores a featured theme — this month, it's fire — by pairing classic quotations with urgent images. What recent news items inspired these textual/visual sets? Check back next Wednesday afternoon for the answers."/> I See a Voice: Cold Fire — The Airship
By James Rickman
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A weekly series that explores a featured theme — this month, it's fire — by pairing classic quotations with urgent images. What recent news items inspired these textual/visual sets? Check back next Wednesday afternoon for the answers.

Image: zerohedge.com

Image: zerohedge.com

“They say that 'Guns don't kill people, people kill people.' Well I think the gun helps. If you just stood there and yelled BANG, I don't think you'd kill too many people.”  ―Eddie Izzard

Image: Washington Post

Image: Washington Post

“Stars, hide your fires, / Let not light see my black and deep desires.”   ―William Shakespeare

Image: Slate.com

Image: Slate.com

“Sorrow is my own yard where the new grass flames as it has flamed often before but not with the cold fire that closes round me this year.”  —William Carlos Williams

Image: Reuters

Image: Reuters

“Bitterness is like cancer. It eats upon the host. But anger is like fire. It burns it all clean.”   ―Maya Angelou

Image: Adweek

Image: Adweek

“A cat's rage is beautiful, burning with pure cat flame, all its hair standing up and crackling blue sparks, eyes blazing and sputtering.”  —William S. Burroughs

Answers to the last I See a Voice: