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.
These words are tattooed on my leg it reminds me to just do as I want when I want and sieze the day!
Life is not waiting until the storms pass . It's learning how to dance in the rain. (La vie ce n'est pas d'attendre que les orages passent…C'est d'apprendre comment danser sous la pluie.