Fahrenheit 451 Quotes Flashcard Example #36697

CI, Ray Bradbury
“Fahrenheit is not about censorship. It’s about the moronic influence of popular culture through local TV news, and the proliferation of giant screens, and the bombardment of factoids.”
CI, Ray Bradbury
“Fahrenheit is firmly based in technology, in what we do to ourselves with television.”
CI, Ray Bradbury
“I ate, drank, and slept books… It followed then that when Hitler burned a book I felt it as keenly please forgive me , as his killing a human, for in the long sum of history they are one and the same flesh.”
CI, Ray Bradbury
“We must move into the universe. Mankind must save itself. We must escape the danger of war and politics. We must become astronauts and go out into the universe and discover God in ourselves.” Bradbury through Granger
Compare Contrast- Albert Einstein
“I fear the day that technology will surpass human interaction. The world will have a generation of idiots.”
1984-George Orwell
“I love you.” – Julia
Montag-Faber
“There must be something in books, things we can’t imagine, to make a woman stay in a burning house…You don’t stay for nothing.”
Montag-Faber
“Maybe the books can get us half out of the cave.”
Beatty- M. hound
“It doesn’t think anything we don’t want it to think.”
Montag- Clarisse
“Burn’ em to ashes, then burn the ashes. That’s our official slogan.”
Montag- Clarisse
“I am very much in love!” -tries to mask his unhappy marriage-
Montag
“I’m numb, he thought. When did the numbness really begin in my face? In my body? The night I kicked the pill bottle in the dark, like kicking a buried mine.”
Clarisse- Montag
“Are you happy?” Find Montag rebutle
Beatty?? or Faber
“It didn’t come from the government down. There was no dictum, no declaration, no censorship, to Start with no!”
Beatty?? or Faber
“Technology, mass exploration, and minority pressure carried the trick, thank God. Today, thanks to them, you can stay happy all the time.”
Beatty
“Any man’s insane who thinks he can fool the government and us.”
Montag
“A car full of children, all ages, God knew, from twelve to sixteen, out whistling, yelling, hurrahing, had seen a man, a very extraordinary sight a man strolling, a rarity, and simply said, “Let’s get him,”… for no reason at all in the world they would have killed me.”

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