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The Fountainhead
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  • Built upon ten thousand years in which men had been taught that charity and self-sacrifice are an absolute not to be questioned, the touchstone of virtue, the ultimate ideal.

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  • "I’m not a good touchstone to use for judging your sanity."
    Patrick Rothfuss  --  The Name of the Wind
  • I considered Yamacraw a touchstone: if the Yamacraw children knew about it, then the chances were excellent that the vast majority of American children had been reached.
    Pat Conroy  --  The Water is Wide

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