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embezzle
used in Atlas Shrugged

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to secretly steal money you help to manage
  • ...this payment demands of you as scrupulous an honor as you bring to financial transactions-that to withhold your contempt from men's vices is an act of moral counterfeiting, and to withhold your admiration from their virtues is an act of moral embezzlement-that to place any other concern higher than justice is to devaluate your moral currency and defraud the good in favor of the evil, since only the good can lose by a default of justice and only the evil can profit-and that the bottom...
    3.7 Part 3 Chapter 7 — "This is John Galt Speaking" (27% in)

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