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Fahrenheit 451 Quotes

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"We're going to build a mirror factory first and put out nothing but mirrors for the next year and take a long look in them."
Granger
"I'm seventeen & I'm crazy."
Clarisse
"I didn't [take too many pills]. Never in a billion years."
Mildred
"Are you happy?"
Clarisse
"We must all be alike. Not everyone born free and equal, as the Constitution says, but everyone made equal."
Beatty
"How long until we get fourth wall-TV?"
Mildred
"I'm not thinking. I'm just doing like I'm told, like always."
Montag
"We have everything we need to be happy, but we aren't happy. Something's missing. I looked around. The only thing I positively knew was gone was the books I'd burned in ten or twelve years. So I thought books might help."
Montag
"We must all be alike. Not everyone born free and equal, as the Constitution says, but
everyone made equal. Each man the image of every other; then all are happy, for there are no
mountains to make them cower, to judge themselves against. So! A book is a loaded gun in the
house next door. Burn it. Take the shot from the weapon."
Beatty
"Let you alone! That's all very well, but how can I leave myself alone? We need not to be let alone. We need to be really bothered once in a while. How long is it since you were really bothered? About something important, about something real?"
Montag
"Do you know why books such as this are so important? Because they have quality. And what does the word quality mean? To me it means texture. The book has pores."
Faber