Fahrenheit 451 Quotes

Clarisse: You don't like books, then.
Guy Montag: Do you like the rain?
Clarisse: Yes, I adore it.

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Fireman: [the Book Lady's given 10 seconds to get out of the house] 1... 2... 3... 4... 5... 6... 7... 8... 9...
Book Lady: Nine elevenths are ninety-nine, nine twelfths are a hundred and eight, nine thirteens are a hundred and seventeen, nine fourteenths are a hundred and twenty-six.

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Guy Montag: [reading from dictionary] Rhinoceros: any of certain large, powerful, thick-skinned perissodactyl mammals of the family Rhinocerotidae.

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Guy Montag: Well, it's a job just like any other. Good work with lots of variety. Monday, we burn Miller; Tuesday, Tolstoy; Wednesday, Walt Whitman; Friday, Faulkner; and Saturday and Sunday, Schopenhauer and Sartre. We burn them to ashes and then burn the ashes. That's our official motto.

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Linda Montag: Did you see that? Cousin Claudette's got a bouffant tonight.
Guy Montag: Who?
Linda Montag: Cousin Claudette.
Guy Montag: Who is cousin Claudette?
Linda Montag: The cousin announcer; the one you don't like.
Guy Montag: I don't like any of them.

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The Captain: You see, it's... it's no good, Montag. We've all got to be alike. The only way to be happy is for everyone to be made equal.

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Clarisse McClellan: Who do I always make you nervous?
Guy Montag: You don't.
Clarisse McClellan: When I see you burning up Eel's lives, you don't look nervous.
Guy Montag: That's because I'm very good at my job.
Clarisse McClellan: Hmm. Have you ever thought, even for one second, why you do what you do? You should try reading before burning.

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