Fahrenheit 451: Main Quotes

Fahrenheit 451: Main Estimates

“We can not tell the precise minute when a friendship is formed …” (page 71)
Montage prices estimate a book in his head
“She was the first person in many years I’ve actually liked. She was the first person I can remember who looked straight at me as if I counted” (page 72)
Montag describing Clarisse
“Books arn’t people. You read and I look around, however there isn’t any person!” (page73)
Millie to Montage while checking out
“I do not talk things, sir. I talk the significance of things. I sit here and understand I’m alive” (page 75)
“Who’s more crucial? Me or the bible?” (page 76)
“Delicately, like the petals of a flower. Light the very first page, light the second page. Each ends up being black butterfly. Lovely eh?” (page 76)
“My spouse’s passing away. a buddy of mine has actually passed away. Somebody who might have been a buddy was charred less then 24 hours back. You’re the only one I understood might help me” (page 81)
“Lord how they’ve changed it in our parlors nowadays. Christ is one of the household now.” (page 81)
Faber compares Christ to what?
a routine peppermint stick
“Nobody listens any longer. I can’t speak with the walls because there chewing out me … I just desire somebody to hear what I need to state” (page 82)
” We have whatever we need to be delighted, but we aren’t happy. Somethings missing out on.” (page 82)
“The magic is only in what books say” (page 83)
Info in books could also be where according to Faber?
parlor households, records, radios, tv
“Books were only one type of receptacle where we kept a lot of things we might forget” (page 83) What other locations were they stored?
-old phonograph records
-old motion pictures
-old pals
-in nature
“To me it means texture.The book has pores. It has features. The book can go under the microscope”(page 83)
What 3 thing does Faber sat is missing from society?
1.) quality of info
2.) time for deep thinking
3.) do something w/ the info acquired from the very first two
“So now do you see why books are disliked and feared?They program pores in the face of life.” (page 83)
“The televisor is genuine. It is immediate, it has dimension.It informs you what to think and blasts it in. It should be right. It seems so right.” (page 84)
“That’s the good part of passing away; when you have actually nothing to lose, you run any danger you desire” (page 84)
“To see the firehouses burn across the land, damaged as hotbeds of treason. The salamander devours his tail” (page86)
Faber compares the households to … rats
“Those who do not develop should burn” (page 88)
What does the small green item faber has do and look like?
.22 bullet
walkie talkie
How did faber get cash for electronics?
Stock exchange
What does Faber compare himself too when sitting in your house when Montag goes out?
Queen bee, safe in the hive
What was the bank like?
had robotic tellers, open all night
When Millies good friends enter, what does Montage think of?
Mt. Vesuvius emerging
What are Millie’s buddies names?
Mrs. Phelps and Mrs.Bowels
Mrs. Phelps husband …
“No usage going through all that misery for a child. The world should recreate, you know, the race should go on.” (page 96)
Mrs. Bowels
“Children are crippling”
Mrs. Phelps
The females like President Noble since
he’s excellent looking
Who began weeping after Montag checked out the poem?
Mrs. Phelphs (Clara)
“Silly words ridiculous words ridiculous words. Why do people want to hurt people? Not enough injured worldwide.” (page100)
Mrs. Bowles
“If you conceal your lack of knowledge, no one will strike you and you’ll never discover” (page 104)
“The crisis is past and all is well, the sheep returns to the fold. We’re all sheep who have wandered off sometimes.”
“Words resemble leaves and where they most abound, much fruit of sense underneath is rarely discovered.
“Check out a few lines and off you discuss the cliff. Bang, you’re ready to blowup the world, chopoff heads …”
Why was the last call that Montage got unique?
Beatty was driving and they went to his home
“You werent fooled by that idots routine were you? Flowers, Butterfiles … Its all in her file! Ill be damned. Ive struck a bulls eye. Take a look at the ill look on your face”
“Other die, I go on … By the time effects overtake you its too late”
“What is fire? A mystery … Scienctists don’t really understand. Its a real appeal thatdesroys repercussions and responsibities”
What does Montag burn his house with?
Flame thrower
“Fire was best for everything!”
The books in the flame were compared to what?
danced like roasted birds
How does Montag explain the parlors?
excellent moron monsters lay asleep with there white thoughts and snowy dreams
“Provide a male a few lines of a verse and he’s the Lord of creation”
Beatty’s dead body is compared to what?
a charred wax doll
“Don’t face a problem, burn it.”
The roadway Montag was trying to cross was compared to …
boatless river; threat to cross
a bowling alley
How fast was the beetle going that nearly struck Montag?
“It was only the other night everything was great and the next thing I understand I’m drowning. How many times can a male decrease and still be alive?”

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