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  • He had found Catherine homely and dull, on that first meeting, with nothing to her credit but her lovely smile, not a sufficient reason ever to see her again.
  • She allowed a convincingly sufficient time to elapse.
  • She seemed too fragile to exist; and that very fragility spoke of some frightening strength which held her anchored to existence with a body insufficient for reality.
  • The trouble with you, my dear, and with most people, is that you don’t have sufficient respect for the senseless.
  • I’m a very self-sufficient person, as a rule, but I do need an audience once in a while.
  • If you consider that a sufficient reason—I am willing to do it.
  • I had not hoped that my works were of sufficient importance to attract your attention, Mr. Wynand.
  • He’s good and I’m lousy, but that’s not a sufficient reason.
  • # On November 3 Hopton Stoddard filed suit against Howard Roark for breach of contract and malpractice, asking damages; he asked a sum sufficient to have the Temple altered by another architect.
  • She hunted them grimly; she faced them with wide-eyed admiration and spoke of her own insignificance, of her humility before achievement; she shrugged, tight-lipped and rancorous, whenever one of them did not seem to take sufficient account of her own views on life after death, the theory of relativity, Aztec architecture, birth control and the movies.
  • Happiness is self-contained and self-sufficient.
  • I am still holding on to a respect for my fellow men sufficient to let me say that Ellsworth Toohey cannot be a menace.
  • It is the whole secret of their power—that it was self-sufficient, self-motivated, self-generated.
  • I have sufficient standing left to guarantee that.
  • A self-sufficient ego.
  • …In this day and age, when the world is torn by gigantic problems, seeking an answer to questions that hold the survival of man in the balance—this man attached to such a vague intangible, such an unessential as his artistic opinions sufficient importance to let it become his sole passion and the motivation of a crime against society.

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