Quotes About Farenheit 451

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Ray Bradbury
“I'm seventeen and I'm crazy. My uncle says the two always go together. When people ask your age, he said, always say seventeen and insane.”
Ray Bradbury, Fahrenheit 451

Ray Bradbury
“I don't talk things, sir. I talk the meaning of things.”
Ray Bradbury, Fahrenheit 451

Ray Bradbury
“I like to watch people. Sometimes I ride the subway all day and look at them and listen to them. I just want to figure out who they are and what they want and where they're going.”
Ray Bradbury

Ray Bradbury
“I'm inclined to believe you need the psychiatrist.”
Ray Bradbury

Ray Bradbury
“The psychiatrist wants to know why I go out and hike around in the forests and watch the birds and collect butterflies. I'll show you my collection some day."
"Good."
"They want to know what I do with my time. I tell them that sometimes I just sit and think. But I won't tell them what. I've got them running. And sometimes, I tell them, I like to put my head back, like this, and let the rain fall in my mouth. It tastes just like wine. Have you ever tried it?”
Ray Bradbury, Fahrenheit 451

Ray Bradbury
“...We're allotted a little space on earth and that we survive in that wilderness that can take back what it has given, as easily as blowing its breath on us or sending the sea to tell us we are not so big. When we forget how close the wilderness is in the night, my grandpa said, someday it will come in and get us, for we will have forgotten how terrible and real it can be.”
Ray Bradbury

Ray Bradbury
“Books were only one type of receptacle where we stored a lot of things we were afraid we might forget. There is nothing magical in them, at all. The magic is only in what the books say, how they stitched the patches of the universe together into one garment for us.”
Ray Bradbury

Ray Bradbury
“Non possiamo dire in quale preciso momento nasca l’amicizia. Come nel riempire una caraffa a goccia a goccia, c’è finalmente una stilla che la fa traboccare, così in una sequela di atti gentili ce n’è infine uno che fa traboccare il cuore.”
Ray Bradbury

Neil Gaiman
“And the people who would burn the words, the people who would take the books from the shelves, the firemen and the ignorant, the ones afraid of tales and words and dreams and Hallowe'en and people who have tattooed themselves with stories and Boys! You Can Grow Mushrooms in Your Cellar! and as long as your words which are people which are days which are my life, as long as your words survive, then you lived and you mattered and you changed the world and I cannot remember your name.

I learned your books. Burned them into my mind. In case the firemen come to town.”
Neil Gaiman, Trigger Warning: Short Fictions and Disturbances

Ray Bradbury
“Tiene que haber algo en los libros, cosas que no podemos imaginar para hacer que una mujer permanezca en una casa que arde. Ahí tiene que haber algo. Uno no se sacrifica por nada.”
Ray Bradbury, Fahrenheit 451

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