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used in Atlas Shrugged

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someone who helps a person or organization — especially financially
  • If we who were the movers, the providers, the benefactors of mankind, were willing to let the brand of evil be stamped upon us and silently to bear punishment for our virtues-what sort of "good" did we expect to triumph in the world?
    2.4 Part 2 Chapter 4 — The Sanction of the Victim (65% in)
  • But the man who produces an idea in any field of rational endeavor-the man who discovers new knowledge-is the permanent benefactor of humanity.
    3.7 Part 3 Chapter 7 — "This is John Galt Speaking" (93% in)
  • Do not help a holdup man to claim that he acts as your friend and benefactor.
    3.7 Part 3 Chapter 7 — "This is John Galt Speaking" (96% in)
  • Rewards and honors were offered to applicants for managerial jobs —then to foremen-then to skilled mechanics-then to any man who would make an effort to deserve a promotion in rank: wage raises, bonuses, tax exemptions and a medal devised by Wesley Mouch, to be known as "The Order of Public Benefactors."
    3.8 Part 3 Chapter 8 — The Egoist (20% in)

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