Men Do Not Live By The Mind, You Say? I Have Withdrawn Those Who Do.
Men do not live by the mind, you say? I have withdrawn those who
do. The mind is impotent, you say? I have withdrawn those whose
minds aren't. There are values higher than the mind, you say? I
have withdrawn those for whom there aren't.
-- John Galt
We are on strike against those who believe that one man must exist for the sake of another .
.. our terms are a moral code which holds that man is an end in himself and not the means to any end of others ....
I must say, when the doorman where I live puts up the Christmas tree in the lobby, he has the same friendly smile for those who have remembered him at Christmas and those who have not.
Except that when he trims the tree, if you have not, there you are on the tree, hanging in effigy....
Why do those who speak loudest always have the least to say?
Say to the salesman: Do you have anything I would like?
Those who know, do not say; those who say, do not know.
I have half a mind to give you a tagline!
It has come to my attention that nothing I never said has caused me any harm.
When I am gone, you will be sorry you never heard me say what I don't usually....
And I tell you, if you have the desire for knowledge and the power to give it physical expression, go out and explore.
If you are a brave man, you will do nothing: if you are fearful you may do much, for none but cowards have the need to prove their bravery....
Burns: [toward the Ramones] Have the Rolling Stones killed.
Smithers: Sir, those aren't -- Burns: Do as I say! -- The perils of being Smithers, "Rosebud...