Quotes about fire in fahrenheit 451
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Quote: White blurs are houses. Brown blurs are cows. My uncle drove slowly on a highway once. He drove forty miles an hour and they jailed him for two days 9. Nobody thinks, one of many Bradbury predictions that have come true.
He walked on the track. And he was surprised to learn how certain he suddenly was of a single fact he could not prove. Once, long ago, Clarisse had walked here, where he was walking now. Far down the boulevard, four blocks away, the beetle had slowed, spun about on two wheels, and was now racing back, slanting over on the wrong side of the street, picking up speed. Look at the thirst for violence here, even in a car full of children.
by Ray Bradbury
When Ray Bradbury wrote Fahrenheit in , television was gaining popularity for the first time, and Bradbury was concerned about its increasing influence in everyday people's lives. In Fahrenheit , the contrast between passive entertainment television and critical thought books is a central concern. The following quotes represent some of the most significant ideas and arguments within the novel. It was a special pleasure to see things eaten, to see things blackened and changed. With the brass nozzle in his fists, with this great python spitting its venomous kerosene upon the world, the blood pounded in his head, and his hands were the hands of some amazing conductor playing all the symphonies of blazing and burning to bring down the tatters and charcoal ruins of history.
Ray Bradbury packs so much into each of his words, each of his lines. He was not happy. He said the words to himself. He recognized this as the true state of affairs. We need to be really bothered once in a while.