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Atlas Shrugged
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  • Her mouth was a tight little crescent, the petulant mouth of a child demanding adulation-on the spreading, pallid face of a woman past fifty.
  • Of what account are praise and adulation from men whom you don’t respect?
  • They were offering Galt the best that their view of existence could offer, they were trying to tempt him with that which was their dream of life’s highest fulfillment: this spread of mindless adulation, the unreality of this enormous pretenseapproval without standards, tribute without content, honor without causes, admiration without reasons, love without a code of values.

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  • Don’t grow dependent upon popular adulation. It comes and goes and reverses unexpectedly.
  • ...waves and waves of adulation wash his pain away.
    Michael J. Farrand  --  Gibson’s 1988 Home Run

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