The hearth and the Salamander can also mean happiness and if Montag chose to be happy or not. The two things in his life his home and his work. Did it really make him happy. He chose happiness over this home and his work by reading the books.
we never knew as children, what the meaning behind most of these quotes meant. but looking back i learned so many lessons about love from this chubby teddy and his piggy friend. <—overly pinning Winnie the Pooh quotes and DON'T CARE.