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Atlas Shrugged
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  • Doesn’t everyone believe that in order to get the goods, all you have to do is need them? I have carried out every moral precept of our age.
  • We put into practice that noble historical precept: From each according to his ability, to each according to his need.
  • Instead of the disgrace he had dreaded, there was an air of awed uncertainty in people’s manner-uncertainty of their own moral precepts, awe in the presence of two persons who dared to be certain of being right.
  • It’s some sort of fraud, very ancient and very vast-and the key to break it is: to check every premise they teach us, to question every precept, to-" She whirled to him at a sudden thought, but she cut the motion and the words in the same instant: the next words— would have been the ones she did not want to say to him.

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  • He believed all the Christian precepts.
  • It is difficult to get along because we have different precepts.

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