Book Lady Quotes in The Hurricane (1999)
Book Lady Quotes:
Book Lady: Okay, young man. That'll be twenty five cents.
Lesra: 25 cent? Must not be much of a book.
The Captain: Come on now, madam. We're going to burn the house.
Book Lady: No!
The Captain: What do you want, martyrdom?
Book Lady: I want to die as I've lived.
The Captain: You must have read that in there. Now, look, I'm not going to ask you again. Are you going?
Book Lady: These books were alive; they spoke to me!
Book Lady: Play the man, Master Ridley. We shall this day light such a candle, by God's grace as I trust shall never be put out.
Fireman: [the Book Woman is given 10 seconds to get out of the house] 1... 2... 3... 4... 5... 6... 7... 8... 9...
Book Lady: Nine elevenths are ninety-nine, nine twelfths are a hundred and eight, nine thirteens are a hundred and seventeen, nine fourteenths are a hundred and twenty-six.
Guy Montag: [reading] 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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