- To love a man for his virtues is paltry and human, it tells you; to love him for his flaws is divine.3.7 Part 3 Chapter 7 — "This is John Galt Speaking" (48% in)
- Every period ruled by mystics was an era of stagnation and want, when most men were on strike against existence, working for less than their barest survival, leaving nothing but scraps for their rulers to loot, refusing to think, to venture, to produce, when the ultimate collector of their profits and the final authority on truth or error was the whim of some gilded degenerate sanctioned as superior to reason by divine right and by grace of a club.3.7 Part 3 Chapter 7 — "This is John Galt Speaking" (73% in)
- You who've lost the concept of a right, you who swing in impotent evasiveness between the claim that rights are a gift of God, a supernatural gift to be taken on faith, or the claim that rights are a gift of society, to be broken at its arbitrary whim-the source of man's rights is not divine law or congressional law, but the law of identity.3.7 Part 3 Chapter 7 — "This is John Galt Speaking" (88% in)
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