Quotes from the Movie Fahrenheit 451

Fahrenheit four-five-one is the temperature at which book paper catches fire and starts to burn.

Guy Montag

You spend your whole life in front of that family wall. These books are my family. When did we first meet? And where?

Guy Montag

Not very much, sir. Mow the lawn.

Guy Montag

Just watch it grow, sir.

Guy Montag

Hasn't this uncle of yours ever warned you never to speak to strangers?

Guy Montag

Light in the head?

Guy Montag

Really, your uncle is right, you are light in the head. Put fires out? Who told you that?

Guy Montag

Oh, what a strange idea. Houses have always been fireproof.

Montag

Well, then, it should be condemned one of these days. It has to be destroyed, and you will have to move to a house that is fireproof.

Guy Montag

Who is Cousin Claudette?

Guy Montag

I don't like any of them.

Guy Montag

Well then it wasn't the analyst. It was the staff that wanted to get rid of you because you are different. Look at that fellow over there.

Guy Montag

That's the information box. He can't make up his mind.

Guy Montag

He doesn't want to find out anything. He knows someone who has books. So he got hold of the person's picture and number, and is going to drop it into that box.

Guy Montag

No, he's an informant. Look at him. Like someone circling around a woman.

Guy Montag

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