Top 100 Quotes About Atlas

#1. What wouldn't I give now for a never-changing map of the ever-constant ineffable? To possess, as it were, an atlas of clouds.

David Mitchell

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#2. I give out Atlas Shrugged as Christmas presents, and I make all my interns read it.

Paul Ryan

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#3. He aint in your world you can take em off your atlas


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#4. You can't build a life
on another human being. We're foundations
of sand. We're Atlas buckling under the sky.

Elisabeth Hewer

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#5. It had to be U. U. was the only town I could still bear, the one spot in the atlas I'd already absorbed head-on. When you take too many of your critical hits in one place, that place can no longer hurt you.

Richard Powers

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#6. Later that night
i held an atlas in my lap
ran my fingers across the whole world
and whispered
where does it hurt?
it answered

Warsan Shire

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#7. Atlas was permitted the opinion that he was at liberty, if he wished, to drop the Earth and creep away; but this opinion was all that he was permitted.

Franz Kafka

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#8. You are not Atlas carrying the world on your shoulder. It is good to remember that the planet is carrying you.

Vandana Shiva

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#9. On my tenth birthday a bicycle and an atlas coincided as gifts, and a few days later I decided to cycle to India ... However, I was a cunning child so I kept my ambition to myself, thus avoiding the tolerant amusement it would have provoked among my elders.

Dervla Murphy

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#10. See me looking like Atlas, when he handle the globe.
I see you looking like Alice, Wonderland is your home.
It makes me wonder if you practice your flow ...

One Be Lo

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#11. My grandmother is a famous atlas.

Joanna Lumley

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#12. That night we slept apart, all those unexplored continents reemerged on the atlas of your bed.

Rosalyn D'Mello

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#13. I loved Morocco. It's very exotic and different from anywhere I've ever been. I had an amazing day there in the high Atlas Mountains near Mount Tamadot, when I rode by donkey into a Berber village and drank some mint tea with a Berber family. It was exceptional.

Isla Fisher

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#14. When you are Atlas you must carry a heavy load and if you drop it a lot of people suffer ...

Philip K. Dick

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#15. In the morning, we carry the world like Atlas; at noon, we stoop and bend beneath it; and at night, it crushes us flat to the ground.

Henry Ward Beecher

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#16. To fear to face an issue to believe that the worst is true.
Atlas Shrugged

Ayn Rand

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#17. Barrow, who evidently had never seen an atlas, felt superior to Descartes, Rembrandt, and Beethoven.

Ken Follett

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#18. Atlas said, 'Must my future be so heavy?'
Hera said, 'That is your present, Atlas. Your future hardens every day, but it is not fixed.'
'How can I escape my fate?'
'You must choose your destiny.

Jeanette Winterson

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#19. Your depression is exhaustion. Like Atlas, you try to carry this world on your own shoulders. This was never my intention. Allow me to carry the world.

Julia Cameron

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#20. I had no time to make a world of my own: I had to stay fixed like Atlas, my feet on the elephant's back and the elephant on the tortoise's back. To inquire on what the tortoise stood would be to go mad.

Henry Miller

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#21. For the gifts I have given Man, I have never desired admiration. But I hope for forgiveness. -Atlas Journal Excerpt, 2023 A.D.

Craig Gehring

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#22. I always like to have an atlas just so that I can find things out. It's always good to have an almanac; those sort of things.

Dave Matthews

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#23. If I could create something that is even minutely close to a small percentile of a genius as Cloud Atlas, I shall deem my life worthy!

K. Hari Kumar

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#24. I swallowed, hoping my voice still worked. "You're - you're even uglier than your son," I taunted the Titan. "I can see where Atlas gets his stupidity from.

Rick Riordan

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#25. I [had] added another small piece to the pages of the atlas that were real to me.

Evelyn Waugh

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#26. An Atlas, whose back is bowed and whose hands are busy holding up the world, has no arms to lift to deal with his own defense. Increase his burdens and you will crush him ... This is our present posture ... This suggestions I make ... would ... conserve American lives for American ends.

Murray Rothbard

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#27. 'Atlas Shrugged,' let's face it, was probably the most important novel of the 20th century that was never a film.

Albert S. Ruddy

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#28. Few things are more enjoyable than lingering over the atlas and plotting a trip.

J. Maarten Troost

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#29. Bribe cartographers to remove us from the atlas.

Melancton Hawks

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#30. For my birthday that year Anne gave me an inflatable atlas globe, along with a birthday card in which she wrote:
I give you the world.
Have fun blowing it up.

Craig Ferguson

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#31. Atlas gazed out, as he always did, into infinite space, wishing he could be part of it, even for one hour.

Jeanette Winterson

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#32. This place we're flying over now isn't in the atlas, is it?' the pilot said, grinning. 'You're darn right it isn't in the atlas!' cried the Head of the Air Force. 'We've flown clear off the last page!

Roald Dahl

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#33. The red sands of Marrakesh, sprawling at the foot of the Atlas like a wounded Leviathan ...

Rosita Forbes

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#34. (LuAnn) Whatever. That'll teach me not to build my life around a man whose favorite book is Atlas Shrugged. Listen, kid." She waggles her finger, as if scolding me. "Nothing good comes from Ayn RAnd. Trust me on this.

Abby McDonald

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#35. Drop the idea that you are Atlas carrying the world on your shoulders. The world would go on even without you. Don't take yourself so seriously.

Norman Vincent Peale

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#36. I've loved you since the day I stole the atlas for you, Gabriel says, because he thinks I'm asleep.

Lauren DeStefano

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#37. Can someone explain the vitriol whenever Ayn Rand comes up? 'Atlas' is the greatest motivator for the individual that I can imagine.

Rob Lowe

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#38. 'Cloud Atlas' is for everybody. The main character in the movie is humanity.

Lilly Wachowski

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#39. I have a new found respect for Atlas.

Solange Nicole

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#40. What swells inside me is a love so boundless, I am the sunrise and sunset. I am Liberty Bell in the Cascades. I am Beihai Lake. I am every beautiful, truly beautiful, thing I've ever seen, captured in my personal Geographia, the atlas of myself.

Justina Chen

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#41. And after, when we went outside to look at her finished lantern from the road, I said I liked the way her light shone through the face that flickered in the dark. - "Jack O'Lantern," Katrina Vandenberg from Atlas

John Green

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#42. I kept pushing against the black, though, almost a reflex. I wasn't trying to lift it. I was just resisting. Not allowing it to crush me completely. I wasn't Atlas, and the black felt as heavy as a planet; I couldn't shoulder it. All I could do was not be entirely obliterated.

Stephenie Meyer

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#43. The fact is that most 'Irish-Americans', in spite of dropping the word 'Irish' into half of all sentences, couldn't find Europe on an atlas, let alone Ireland.

Ian Watson

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#44. Blest leisure is our curse; like that of Cain, It, makes us wander, wander earth around, To fly that tyrant Thought. As Atlas groan'd The world beneath, we groan beneath an hour.

Edward Young

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#45. Sometimes it seems to me that things hold together only thanks to the borders, that the true identify of these lands and peoples is the shape of their territories in an atlas. It's a stupid thought, but I can't shake it.

Andrzej Stasiuk

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#46. What books didn't influence me? If only someone would ask that! I've been waiting for years to answer it. Atlas Shrugged, by Ayn Rand, I will say, had absolutely no influence on me except to cause hours of incredulous boredom.

Ursula K. Le Guin

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#47. It is not Atlas who carries the world on his shoulders, but woman; and sometimes she plays with it as with a ball.

Henryk Sienkiewicz

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#48. I would read the atlas for pleasure. I knew it was weird. It was weird.

Ken Jennings

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#49. Once every ten years, the three moons all fall under the world's shadow and turn scarlet, bleeding with the blood of our fallen warriors. - The New Atlas to the Moons, by Liu Xue You

Marie Lu

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#50. I got interested in astronomy at the age of 8 because I was looking at an atlas of the planets in my parents' apartment in Arlington, where I grew up. I got a telescope at age 10, which is pretty normal, and by the time I was in eighth grade, I had already seen a lot of cheesy sci-fi films.

Seth Shostak

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#51. Atlas Shrugged and The Fountainhead, doubtless two of the most exquisitely adolescent of fictions.

Nancy Mairs

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#52. As for me, I did the stupidest thing in my life, which is saying a lot. I attacked the Titan Lord Atlas.

Rick Riordan

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#53. I can only drive slowly."
"That's all right."
"And I can only do left turns."
Rose ran downstairs, grabbed a road atlas, and ran triumphantly back up again. "Wales is left! Look! It's left all the way!

Hilary McKay

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#54. This country was not built... by men who sought handouts. John Galt speech, Atlas Shrugged, 1957

Alex Ayres

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#55. Atlas Ultra Ergonomic Book Holder,

Gregory Campion

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#56. Atlas kept swimming, and look at him now. He swam all the way to the fucking Caribbean.

Colleen Hoover

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#57. A veritable atlas. What rivers of desire, what mountains of ambition. Want, want, hope, hope, this is what your palm say, your palm is nothing but an atlas of impossible longings.

Anuradha Roy

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#58. Lily, Atlas says just keep swimming. - Ellen DeGeneres

Colleen Hoover

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#59. The atlas is a manifold. This is a typical mathematician's use of the word "is", and should not be confused with the normal use.

Timothy Gowers

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#60. ArcGIS includes a Living Atlas of the World. It's like a large living library of geographic information.

Jack Dangermond

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#61. A happy Atlas was near mind-blowing. It made me want to uncover every single thing about this world that he likes and give it all to him.

Colleen Hoover

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#62. The Atlas belongs to the Lenbachhaus in Munich - it's long since ceased to belong to me. Occasionally I run across it somewhere, and I think it's interesting because it looks different each time.

Gerhard Richter

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#63. In retrospect I am beginning to think of him as an Atlas who lacked muscle tone but who God damn well decided he was going to hold up the world anyway.

Thomas Kunkel

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#64. Buy an atlas and keep it by the bed - remember you can go anywhere.

Joanna Lumley

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#65. There are two things I was born to do. One is to protect Atlas," Jackson began. He paused, tracing a fingertip from my temple to my jaw. "The other is to love you. If you don't believe in anything else, believe in that. Trust me. Trust in me.

M. Leighton

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#66. What is Atlas Obscura? So, it was a small digital media company. It's an atlas, it's literally like, an atlas of places, wonderful, unusual places.

David Plotz

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#67. It's one thing to buy a copy of 'Atlas Shrugged.' You actually have to read it to get anything out of it.

Henry Rollins

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#68. We speak of searching for happiness, of finding contentment, as if these were locations on an atlas, actual places that we could visit if only we had the proper map and the right navigational skills.

Melody Warnick

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#69. As we plotted Zeke and Sue's course, we utilized an atlas. But, if you tried to recreate the trip, it would drive you crazy since we changed the names of not only the highways, but also most of the towns.

Wodke Hawkinson

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#70. A brand-new thought: Transatlantic airmail. She tests the phrase, scratching it out on the paper, over and over, transatlantic, trans atlas, trans antic. The distance finally broken.

Colum McCann

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#71. Atlas isn't carrying the world on his shoulders, no giant muscular hulk with a sense of responsibility; the world is balanced on a pyramid of clowns, and they are always tooting horns and wobbling and goosing each other.

Dean Koontz

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#72. In the big experiments, Atlas and CMS, we have something like 3,000 scientists each, and over 60 nationalities.

Fabiola Gianotti

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#73. I tend to really be partial to Ayn Rand, and to The Fountainhead and Atlas Shrugged.

Clarence Thomas

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#74. I guess it could be worse. My name could be Tlaquepaque, or Irkutsk, or Pyongyang. Or, you know, Pittsburgh. Sometimes I flip through the atlas just to remind myself of all the names that would be worse than mine.

Tamara Summers

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#75. It would be unthinkable to have a top-ten list of multiple narrative novels that doesn't include David Mitchell. 'Cloud Atlas' is the most obvious choice, but I have opted for Mitchell's slightly lesser known debut, 'Ghostwritten.'

Susan Barker

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#76. Read (or listen to on CD) Atlas Shrugged by Ayn Rand This book is a fictional cautionary tale of what would happen if the most ambitious, innovative thinkers were no longer rewarded for using their minds to help advance society.

Steve Siebold

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#77. She lives between the Vale of Kashmir & nirvana, beneath a bipolar sky. The voice speaks of an atlas & a mask, a map of Punjab, an ugly scar from college days on her abdomen, the unsaid credo, but I still can't make the voice say, Look, I'm sorry. I've been dead for a long time.

Yusef Komunyakaa

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#78. It is here, it exists - but one must enter it naked and alone, with no rags from the falsehoods of centuries, with the purest clarity of mind - not an innocent heart, but that which is much rarer: an intransigent mind - as one's only possession and key.

Ayn Rand

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#79. Indifference to me, is the epitome of all evil.

Elie Wiesel

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#80. I'll prove in only seven days that I can make you a new man.

Charles Atlas

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#81. Ask yourself what it is that a code of moral values does to a man's life, and why he can't exist without it, and what happens to him if he accepts the wrong standard, by which the evil is the good.

Ayn Rand

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#82. There was so calm, so natural, so total a certainty in the sound of her voice that the mere sound seemed to carry an immense persuasiveness.

Ayn Rand

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#83. Reality is that which exists; the unreal does not exist; the unreal is merely that negation of existence which is the content of a human consciousness when it attempts to abandon reason. Truth is the recognition of reality; reason, man's only means of knowledge, is his only standard of truth.

Ayn Rand

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#84. It was the only lie she ever told. She did not do it to protect Francisco; she did it because she felt, for some reason which she could not define, that the incident was a secret too precious to share.

Ayn Rand

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#85. She had been proved right so eloquently, she had thought, that comments were unnecessary.

Ayn Rand

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#86. When you violate the rights of one man, you have violated the rights of all, and a public of rightless creatures is doomed to destruction.

Ayn Rand

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#87. No matter what night preceded it, she had never known a morning when she did not feel the rise of a quiet excitement that became a tightening energy in her body and a hunger for action in her mind - because this was the beginning of day and it was a day of her life.

Ayn Rand

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#88. We will not deal with men on any terms but ours - and our terms are a moral code which holds that man is an end in himself and not the means to any end of others. We do not seek to force our code upon them. They are free to believe what they please.

Ayn Rand

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#89. This sense of eagerness, of hope and of secret excitement. It was as if normal existence were a photograph of shapeless things in badly printed colors, but this was a sketch done in a few sharp strokes that made things seem clean, important - and worth doing.

Ayn Rand

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#90. One difference between artists and ordinary people is that artists have big egos. In some cases, it's the only difference.

Charles Atlas

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#91. You always play it open, don't you?" he asked.
"I've never noticed you doing otherwise."
"I thought I was the only one who could afford to.

Ayn Rand

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#92. What glory can there be in the conquest of a mindless body?

Ayn Rand

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#93. Wondering how one went about forcing one's mind into blankness, particularly after a lifetime lived on the axiom that the constant, clearest, most ruthless function of his rational faculty was his foremost duty.

Ayn Rand

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#94. The moral is the chosen, not the forced; the understood, not the obeyed. The moral is the rational, and reason accepts no commandments.

Ayn Rand

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#95. But don't I have any freedom of speech?"
"In your own house. Not in mine."
"Don't I have a right to my own ideas?"
"At your own expense. Not at mine."
"Don't you tolerate any differences of opinion?"
"Not when I'm paying the bills.

Ayn Rand

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#96. I like to deal with somebody who has no illusions about getting favors.

Ayn Rand

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#97. A process of reason is a process of constant choice in answer to the question: True or False? - Right or Wrong?

Ayn Rand

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#98. Step by step and the thing is done.

Charles Atlas

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#99. I refuse to apologize for my ability - I refuse to apologize for my success - I refuse to apologize for my money.

Ayn Rand

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#100. They say that it's hard for men to agree. You'd be surprised how easy it is - when both parties hold as their moral absolute that neither exists for the sake of the other and that reason is their only means of trade.

Ayn Rand

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