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determine
used in Atlas Shrugged

26 uses
  • What determines the material value of your work?
    3.7 Part 3 Chapter 7 — "This is John Galt Speaking" (92% in)
  • This was to be achieved by developing methods of co-operation for a common purpose; this was to be achieved by the pledge of every member to subordinate his own interests to those of the industry as a whole; the interests of the industry as a whole were to be determined by a majority vote, and every member was committed to abide by any decision the majority chose to make.
    1.4 Part 1 Chapter 4 — The Immovable Movers (42% in)
  • The plea of his first smile had not been a plea of weakness; he had acquired an air of determination that seemed merciless.
    1.5 Part 1 Chapter 5 — The Climax of the D'Anconias (65% in)
  • There was a young, determined brusqueness in her voice and movements.
    1.9 Part 1 Chapter 9 — The Sacred and the Profane (15% in)
  • Nobody had known how this was to be determined.
    2.1 Part 2 Chapter 1 — The Man Who Belonged on Earth (56% in)
  • Nobody had known how to determine what constituted a fair share of what amount.
    2.1 Part 2 Chapter 1 — The Man Who Belonged on Earth (57% in)
  • "1 assure you I had nothing to do with it," Taggart said hastily, "and besides, the vital economic policies of this country are not determined by any considerations such as you're intimating or—"
    2.2 Part 2 Chapter 2 — The Aristocracy of Pull (65% in)
  • "I know how they're determined, James.
    2.2 Part 2 Chapter 2 — The Aristocracy of Pull (65% in)
  • Dagny sat motionless and her face showed nothing but a solemn attention, the attention of listening with the knowledge that the flow of his words would determine the course of her life.
    2.4 Part 2 Chapter 4 — The Sanction of the Victim (48% in)
  • The penalty shall be determined by the Unification Board, such Board to be appointed by the Bureau of Economic Planning and National Resources.
    2.6 Part 2 Chapter 6 — Miracle Metal (19% in)
  • Over or under production shall be fined, such fines to be determined by the Unification Board.
    2.6 Part 2 Chapter 6 — Miracle Metal (21% in)
  • Over or under purchasing shall be fined, such fines to be determined by the Unification Board.
    2.6 Part 2 Chapter 6 — Miracle Metal (21% in)
  • All cases arising from and rules not specifically provided for in this directive, shall be settled and determined by the Unification Board, whose decisions will be final.
    2.6 Part 2 Chapter 6 — Miracle Metal (22% in)
  • Yet you and I were the kind who determine the fate of the world.
    2.8 Part 2 Chapter 8 — By Our Love (45% in)
  • He had to be here, in this office, it was required of him, he had to sit idly and wait-wait for the unknown to descend upon him and to determine his actions-and the terror was both of who would come for him and of the fact that nobody came, nobody to tell him what to do.
    2.8 Part 2 Chapter 8 — By Our Love (64% in)
  • The angular planes of his cheeks made her think of arrogance, of tension, of scorn-yet the face had none of these qualities, it had their final sum: a look of serene determination and of certainty, and the look of a ruthless innocence which would not seek forgiveness or grant it.
    3.1 Part 3 Chapter 1 — Atlantis (1% in)
  • She studied Galt's face intently, but she could find no clue, only a closed, impersonal look, either of determination or of control, that tightened the skin of his cheekbones and the line of his mouth.
    3.2 Part 3 Chapter 2 — The Utopia of Greed (7% in)
  • "What determines the number of trains which any given railroad is obligated to run?" she asked.
    3.3 Part 3 Chapter 3 — Anti-Greed (54% in)
  • She raised her head, shaking it with a bitter smile-there was a desperate violence in her movement, but the smile was a sign of recovery: of the determination to face the despair.
    3.3 Part 3 Chapter 3 — Anti-Greed (85% in)
  • Oh, you thought that your tools would determine your ideas?
    3.5 Part 3 Chapter 5 — Their Brothers' Keepers (81% in)
  • But it happens to be the other way around-and now you're going to see the kind of tools your ideas have determined!
    3.5 Part 3 Chapter 5 — Their Brothers' Keepers (81% in)
  • That which you call your soul or spirit is your consciousness, and that which you call 'free will' is your mind's freedom to think or not, the only will you have, your only freedom, the choice that controls all the choices you make and determines your life and your character.
    3.7 Part 3 Chapter 7 — "This is John Galt Speaking" (24% in)
  • What standard determines your caste?
    3.7 Part 3 Chapter 7 — "This is John Galt Speaking" (45% in)
  • The nature of an action is caused and determined by the nature of the entities that act; a thing cannot act in contradiction to its nature.
    3.7 Part 3 Chapter 7 — "This is John Galt Speaking" (53% in)
  • But when you live in a rational society, where men are free to trade, you receive an incalculable bonus: the material value of your work is determined not only by your effort, but by the effort of the best productive minds who exist in the world around you.
    3.7 Part 3 Chapter 7 — "This is John Galt Speaking" (92% in)
  • Every man is free to rise as far as he's able or willing, but it's only the degree to which he thinks that determines the degree to which he'll rise.
    3.7 Part 3 Chapter 7 — "This is John Galt Speaking" (92% in)

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