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It's from a poem of Pushkin's. An English translation is here. The relevant stanza: И где мне смерть пошлет судьбина? В бою ли, в странствии, в волнах? Или соседняя долина Мой примет охладелый прах? And where will fate send death to me? In battle, in my travels, or on the seas? Or will the neighbouring valley Receive my chilled ashes? Possibly, the quote ...


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Granger mentions Plato at the end of the novel, when he lists the different books that he and the other men have memorized and embody, his being The Republic. As the source that Rand al'Thor linked in the comments points out, Montag's exclamation that "[m]aybe the books can get us half out of the cave," after he rants about his unhappiness, the ...


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