Updated: 5/26/2021

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  • "We get these cases nine or ten a night. Got so many, starting a few years ago, we had the special machines built. With the optical lens, of course, that was new; the rest is ancient. You don't need an M.D., case like this; all you need is two handymen, clean up the problem in half an hour" (13)
  • "No. The same girl. McClellan. McClellan, Run over by a car. Fourdays ago. I'm not sure. But I think she's dead. The family moved outanyway. I don't know. But I think she's dead." (44)
  • "You're not sure of it!" (44)
  • "Colored people don't like Little Black Sambo. Burn it...If you don't want a house built, hide the nails and wood. If you don't want a man unhappy politically, don't give him two sides to a question to worry him; give him one. Better yet, give him none... Well, Montag, take my word for it, I've had to read a few in my time, to know what I was about, and the books say nothing! (58 and 59)
  • We let the fireman keep the book twenty?-our hours. If he hasn't burned it by then, we simply come and burn it for him." (59_
  • "Well, then, what if a fireman accidentally, really not, intending anything, takes a book home with him?" (59)
  • And then he was a shrieking blaze, a jumping, sprawling,gibbering manikin, no longer human or known, all writhing flame on the lawn as Montag shot one continuous pulse of liquid fire on him.
  • "Hand it over, Guy.." (113)
  • "You want to join us, Montag? What do you have to offer?" (143 and 144)
  • "Yes. Nothing.I thought I had part of the Book of Ecclesiastes and maybe a little of Revelation, but I haven't even that now." (144)