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Atlas Shrugged Quotes

20 of the best book quotes from Atlas Shrugged
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“Wealth is the product of man’s capacity to think.”
Ayn Rand
author
Atlas Shrugged
book
money
thinking
concepts
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“Don’t ever get angry at a man for stating the truth.”
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“Contradictions do not exist. Whenever you think that you are facing a contradiction, check your premises. You will find that one of them is wrong.”
Ayn Rand
author
Francisco d'Anconia
character
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“I swear by my life and my love of it that I will never live for the sake of another man, nor ask another man to live for mine.”
Ayn Rand
author
love
life
concepts
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“This was reality, she thought, this sense of clear outlines, of purpose, of lightness, of hope.”
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“Existence is Identity, Consciousness is Identification.”
Ayn Rand
author
John Galt
character
reality
concept
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“It was the joy of admiration and of one’s own ability, growing together.”
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“It was the greatest sensation of existence: not to trust, but to know.”
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“There are no evil thoughts except one: the refusal to think.”
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“I swear by my life and my love of it that I will never live for the sake of another man, nor ask another man to live for mine.”
Ayn Rand
author
John Galt
character
love
life
living
man
sake
concepts
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“I started my life with a single absolute: that the world was mine to shape in the image of my highest values and never to be given up to a lesser standard, no matter how long or hard the struggle.”
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“The world you desire can be won. It exists.. it is real.. it is possible.. it’s yours.”
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“Do not let your fire go out, spark by irreplaceable spark in the hopeless swamps of the not-quite, the not-yet, and the not-at-all.”
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“If you don’t know, the thing to do is not to get scared, but to learn.”
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“People think that a liar gains a victory over his victim. What I’ve learned is that a lie is an act of self-abdication, because one surrenders one’s reality to the person to whom one lies, making that person one’s master, condemning oneself from then on to faking the sort of reality that person’s view requires to be faked…”
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“Do not let the hero in your soul perish in lonely frustration for the life you deserved and have never been able to reach. ”
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“The man who lies to the world, is the world’s slave from then on…There are no white lies, there is only the blackest of destruction, and a white lie is the blackest of all.”
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“But what can you do when you have to deal with people?”
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“No one’s happiness but my own is in my power to achieve or to destroy.”
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“By the essence and nature of existence, contradictions cannot exist.”

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