quote by Ray Bradbury

You don't have to burn books to destroy a culture. Just get people to stop reading them.

— Ray Bradbury

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Book burning quote There comes a point in your life when you need to stop reading other people's bo

There comes a point in your life when you need to stop reading other people's book and write your own.

I do not write for this generation. I am writing for other ages. If this could read me, they would burn my books, the work of my whole life. On the other hand, the generation which interprets these writings will be an educated generation; they will understand me and say: Not all were asleep in the nighttime of our grandparents.

If something burns your soul with purpose and desire, it’s your duty to be reduced to ashes by it. Any other form of existence will be yet another dull book in the library of life.

Book burning quote There comes a day when you realize turning the page is the best feeling in the w

There comes a day when you realize turning the page is the best feeling in the world, because you realize there is so much more to the book than the page you were stuck on.

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You believe in a book that has talking animals, wizards, witches, demons, sticks turning into snakes, burning bushes, food falling from the sky, people walking on water, and all sorts of magical, absurd and primitive stories, and you say that we are the ones that need help?

There are worse crimes than burning books. One of them is not reading them.

Don't join the book burners!

Book burning quote Each time you read a book, a tree smiles knowing there's life after death.

Each time you read a book, a tree smiles knowing there's life after death.

It’s crazy to think North West can already read better than Kendall Jenner.

He who destroys a good book kills reason itself.

Wherever they burn books they will also, in the end, burn human beings.

Book burning quote You have to decide what your highest priorities are and have the courage - pleas

You have to decide what your highest priorities are and have the courage - pleasantly, smilingly, nonapologetically - to say NO to other things. And the way to do that is by having a bigger YES burning inside.

Pouring out liquor is like burning books.

People who read poetry have heard about the burning bush, but when you write poetry, you sit inside the burning bush.

There are worse crimes than burning books. One of them is not reading them.

Book burning quote The book to read is not the one that thinks for you but the one which makes you

The book to read is not the one that thinks for you but the one which makes you think.

If they burn a book, have no worries.

The book will feel NO pain so neither should you! True destruction of the Qur'an cannot be done with fire; it is destroyed when we fail to remember & practice its lessons in our daily lives. If this occurs, then it is ANOTHER fire that you should truly be concerned about!

I have been devoured all my life by an incurable and burning impatience: and to this day find all oratory, biography, operas, films, plays, books, and persons, too long.

I am Envy, begotten of a chimney-sweeper and an oyster-wife.

I cannot read, and therefore wish all books were burnt; I am lean with seeing others eat - O that there would come a famine through all the world, that all might die, and I live alone; then thou should'st see how fat I would be! But must thou sit and I stand? Come down, with a vengeance!

Book burning quote You dont have to burn books to destroy a culture. Just get people to stop readin

You dont have to burn books to destroy a culture. Just get people to stop reading them.

You know what they say: When people start burning books they'll soon burn human beings.

Books can not be killed by fire. People die, but books never die. No man and no force can abolish memory... In this war, we know, books are weapons. And it is a part of your dedication always to make them weapons for man's freedom.

I can see he's not in your good books,' said the messenger.

'No, and if he were I would burn my library.

Book burning quote A book is a dream that you hold in your hand.

A book is a dream that you hold in your hand.

You don't have to burn books, you don't have to rebel against teachers to rebel;

to rebel is to truly own your own self.

Those who want to burn books are either afraid of the ideas contained within the covers or they haven't the courage to stand up for the views which they themselves profess to hold.

What better occupation, really, than to spend the evening at the fireside with a book, with the wind beating on the windows and the lamp burning bright...Haven't you ever happened to come across in a book some vague notion that you've had, some obscure idea that returns from afar and that seems to express completely your most subtle feelings?

Book burning quote I went away in my head, into a book.

I went away in my head, into a book.

Every burned book enlightens the world.

Fire is catching! And if we burn, you burn with us!

What progress we are making. In the Middle Ages they would have burned me. Now they are content with burning my books.

Book burning quote WIth freedom, books, flowers, and the moon, who could not be happy.

WIth freedom, books, flowers, and the moon, who could not be happy.

They don't gotta burn the books they just remove 'em.

Before bed, I read a book or flip on the radio - I'm not picky, I'll just turn it on and see what comes up. I burn a yummy lavender- scented candle.

I am Envy...I cannot read and therefore wish all books burned.

Book burning quote Extinguishing the light of other peoples candles, does not make yours burn brigh

Extinguishing the light of other peoples candles, does not make yours burn brighter.

Sit in a room and read--and read and read.

And read the right books by the right people. Your mind is brought onto that level, and you have a nice, mild, slow-burning rapture all the time.

Every burned book or house enlightens the world;

every suppressed or expunged word reverberates through the earth from side to side.

There is more than one way to burn a book.

Book burning quote There comes a time when you have to choose between turning the page and closing

There comes a time when you have to choose between turning the page and closing the book.

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Whenever books are burned men also in the end are burned.

People die, but books never die.

If I were rich I would have many books, and I would pamper myself with bindings bright to the eye and soft to the touch, paper generously opaque, and type such as men designed when printing was very young. I would dress my gods in leather and gold, and burn candles of worship before them at night, and string their names like beads on a string.

It hardly matters why a library is destroyed: every banning, curtailment, shredding, plunder or loot gives rise (at least as a ghostly presence) to a louder, clearer, more durable library of the banned, looted, plundered, shredded or curtailed.

The breezes taste Of apple peel. The air is full Of smells to feel- Ripe fruit, old footballs, Burning brush, New books, erasers, Chalk, and such. The bee, his hive, Well-honeyed hum, And Mother cuts Chrysanthemums. Like plates washed clean With suds, the days Are polished with A morning haze.

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