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Fahrenheit 451 (1966 film) Quotes

Fahrenheit 451 (1966 film) is a TV show that appeared on TV in 1970 . Fahrenheit 451 ended in 1970.

It features Lewis M. Allen as producer, Bernard Herrmann in charge of musical score, and Nicolas Roeg as head of cinematography.

Fahrenheit 451 (1966 film) is recorded in English and originally aired in United Kingdom. Each episode of Fahrenheit 451 (1966 film) is 112 minutes long. Fahrenheit 451 (1966 film) is distributed by Universal Pictures.

The cast includes: Oskar Werner as Guy Montag, Julie Christie as Clarisse, and Julie Christie as Linda Montag.

Fahrenheit 451 (1966 film) Quotes

Julie Christie as Clarisse

  • (Julie Christie) "Why?"
  • (Oskar Werner) "What?"
  • (Julie Christie) "How did it come about? How did it begin? How could someone like you be doing this work? I know everyone says that but you; you're not like them. When I say something to you, you look at me. Why did you choose this job? With you it doesn't make any sense."
  • (Julie Christie) "You don't like books, then."
  • (Oskar Werner) "Do you like the rain?"
  • (Julie Christie) "Yes, I adore it."
  • (Julie Christie) "Did you see that? Cousin Claudette's got a bouffant tonight."
  • (Oskar Werner) "Who?"
  • (Julie Christie) "Cousin Claudette."
  • (Oskar Werner) "Who is cousin Claudette?"
  • (Julie Christie) "The cousin announcer; the one you don't like."
  • (Oskar Werner) "I don't like any of them."
  • (Julie Christie) "But why do you burn books?"
  • (Oskar Werner) "Books make people unhappy, they make them anti-social."
  • (Julie Christie) "Do you think I'm anti-social?"
  • (Oskar Werner) "Why do you ask?"
  • (Julie Christie) "Well -- I'm a teacher, not quite actually, I'm still on probation. I was called to the administration office today, and I don't think I said the right things. I'm not at all happy about my answers."
  • (Julie Christie) "Is it true that a long time ago, firemen used to put out fires and not burn books?"
  • (Oskar Werner) "Your uncle is right, you are light in the head, put out fires? Houses have always been fireproof."
  • (Julie Christie) "Ours isn't --"
  • (Oskar Werner) "Well, it should be condemned, destroyed, and you'll have to move to one that is."

Oskar Werner as Guy Montag

  • (Oskar Werner) "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."
  • (Oskar Werner) "Do you remember what you asked me the other day: if I ever read the books I burn? Remember?"
  • (Julie Christie) "Uh-huh."
  • (Oskar Werner) "Last night I read one."
  • (Oskar Werner) "David Copperfield. Chapter one. I am born. Whether I shall turn out to be the hero of my own life, or whether that station will be held by anybody else, these pages must show. To begin my life with the beginning of my life, I record that I was born, as I have been informed and believe on a Friday, at twelve o'clock at night. It was remarked that the clock began to strike, and I began to cry simultaneously."
  • (Oskar Werner) "Fahrenheit four-five-one is the temperature at which book paper catches fire and starts to burn."
  • (Oskar Werner) "You've spent your whole life in front of that family wall. These books are my family."
  • (Oskar Werner) "To learn how to find, one must first learn how to hide."
  • (Oskar Werner) "Look at that fellow over there."
  • (Julie Christie) "What's he doing?"
  • (Oskar Werner) "That's the information box. He can't make up his mind."
  • (Julie Christie) "What does he want to find out?"
  • (Oskar Werner) "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."
  • (Julie Christie) "But he's an informer."
  • (Oskar Werner) "No, he's an informant."
  • (Oskar Werner) "Tell me, this uncle of yours, did he ever tell you not to talk to strangers?"
  • (Julie Christie) "No, he did say once if anyone asked how old I was to say I was 20 and light in the head. They always seem to go together."
  • (Oskar Werner) "Light in the head?"
  • (Julie Christie) "Mm-hmm, loopy, crazy."
  • (Oskar Werner) "Once upon a time there was a woodcutter named --"
  • (Book Lady) "They can't have my books, they'll never take them away."

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