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infamy
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Atlas Shrugged
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  • Could one conceive of an infamy lower than to equate virtue with pain, to make virtue, not vice, the source and motive power of suffering?
  • It stands-as the money of a free country-for achievement, for success, for ability, for man’s creative power-and, precisely for these reasons, it is used as a brand of infamy.
  • That which you do not know, is not a moral charge against you; but that which you refuse to know, is an account of infamy growing in your soul.
  • If he fears that his judgment is inadequate, he will not be given a gun to improve it, If he chooses to correct his errors in time, he will have the unobstructed example of his betters, for guidance in learning to think; but an end will be put to the infamy of paying with one life for the errors of another.
  • Then I wouldn’t know what to say," he answered-and felt a rush of blood to his brain, tight as a slap, realizing suddenly the double infamy of a lie uttered in protestation of honesty; he had said it sincerely, but it implied a boast to which he had no right any longer.

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  • a date which will live in infamy
  • "Yes," said Collective 0-0009, "we have much to say to a wretch who have broken all the laws and who boast of their infamy!"
    Ayn Rand  --  Anthem

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