I Swear -- By My Life And My Love For It -- That I Will Never Live For The Sake Of Another Man, Nor Ask Another Man To Live For Mine.
I swear -- by my life and my love for it -- that I will never live for the
sake of another man, nor ask another man to live for mine.
-- John Galt, in Ayn Rand's _Atlas Shrugged_
Do not lose your knowledge that man's proper estate is an upright posture, an intransigent mind, and a step that travels unlimited roads.
-- John Galt, in Ayn Rand's _Atlas Shrugged_...
I am, therefore I'll think. -- John Galt (Ayn Rand)
The rotter who simpers that he sees no difference between the power of the dollar and the power of the whip, ought to learn the difference on his own hide -- as, I think, he will.
Until and unless you discover that money is the root of all good, you ask for your own destruction....
The rotter who simpers that he sees no difference between a five-dollar bill and a whip deserves to learn the difference on his own back -- as, I think, he will.
-- Francisco d'Anconia, in Ayn Rand's _Atlas Shrugged_...
Albert: You listen to _me_! While I will admit to a certain cynicism, the fact is I am a nay-sayer and a hatchet man in the fight against violence!
I pride myself in taking a punch and I'll gladly take another because I choose to live my life in the company of Gandhi and King!...
But say my verses do not scan, And I get me another man!
I never knew any man in my life who could not bear another's misfortunes perfectly like a Christian.
-- Alexander Pope (1688-1744) -- Thoughts on Various Subjec...
Man's ego is the fountainhead of the human achievement. -- Ayn Rand
Oh come on Edmund, you _must_ be able to think of another best man.
.. ...Well, I suppose I _could_ ask Percy...Percy? (excited) My lord?...