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lien
used in Atlas Shrugged

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Definition
the legal right to take another's property if a debt is not paid
  • Do not struggle for profit, success or security at the price of a lien on your right to exist.
    3.7 Part 3 Chapter 7 — "This is John Galt Speaking" (96% in)
  • Such a lien is not to be paid off; the more you pay them, the more they will demand; the greater the values you seek or achieve, the more vulnerably helpless you become.
    3.7 Part 3 Chapter 7 — "This is John Galt Speaking" (96% in)

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