Most Americans have read science fiction author Ray Bradbury's book and movie "Fahrenheit 451" in school. Bradbury is known for lots of great quotes. The one about burning books is especially timely today, given the steadily shrinking budgets for our academic, public and school libraries.
This is a great conversation starter and appropriate for classrooms, libraries and board rooms. Remind your friends and families about the importance of reading -- pick up a message mug!