- Most of the rural population had long since been reduced to the life of those ages when artificial light was an exorbitant luxury, and a sunset put an end to human activity.3.10 Part 3 Chapter 10 — In the Name of the Best Among Us (49% in)
- She read the story of the party he gave on his yacht, in the harbor of Valparaiso; the guests wore bathing suits, and an artificial rain of champagne and flower petals kept falling upon the decks throughout the night.1.5 Part 1 Chapter 5 — The Climax of the D'Anconias (72% in)
- I cannot compute all the money that has been extorted from you-in hidden taxes, in regulations, in wasted time, in lost effort, in energy spent to overcome artificial obstacles.2.7 Part 2 Chapter 7 — The Moratorium on Brains (31% in)
- Do you wonder why, wherever you look, you see nothing but unanswerable questions, why your life is torn by impossible conflicts, why you spend it straddling irrational fences to evade artificial choices, such as soul or body, mind or heart, security or freedom, private profit or public good?3.7 Part 3 Chapter 7 — "This is John Galt Speaking" (77% in)
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