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a person, organization, lifeform, or anything with a separate existence
  • That entity which is his consciousness.
    4.18 — Part 4 Chapter 18 (38% in)
  • In a broader sense, these are but part of the three eternal entities: Truth, Love and Beauty.
    1.2 — Part 1 Chapter 2 (1% in)
  • So, go forth into the world, armed with the three eternal entities—armed with courage and vision, loyal to the standards this great school has represented for many years.
    1.2 — Part 1 Chapter 2 (2% in)
  • He remembered saying: "Architecture is a great art...with our eyes to the future and the reverence of the past in our hearts...of all the crafts, the most important one sociologically...and, as the man who is an inspiration to us all has said today, the three eternal entities are: Truth, Love and Beauty...."
    1.2 — Part 1 Chapter 2 (38% in)
  • Whenever he thought of Davis afterward, Keating felt a warm pleasure; he had influenced the course of a human being, had thrown him off one path and pushed him into another; a human being—it was not Tim Davis to him any longer, it was a living frame and a mind, a conscious mind—why had he always feared that mysterious entity of consciousness within others?
    1.5 — Part 1 Chapter 5 (14% in)
  • Here she was free to resist, to see her resistance welcomed by an adversary too strong to fear a contest, strong enough to need it; she found a will granting her the recognition of her own entity, untouched and not to be touched except in clean battle, to win or to be defeated, but to be preserved in victory or defeat, not ground into the meaningless pulp of the impersonal.
    2.8 — Part 2 Chapter 8 (41% in)
  • Her beauty was startling but too impersonal, as if it did not belong to her; it seemed present in the room as a separate entity.
    2.12 — Part 2 Chapter 12 (86% in)
  • Granting three entities such as Dominique, you and I—this had to be the inevitable sum.
    2.15 — Part 2 Chapter 15 (43% in)
  • It's all about a gallstone that thinks that it's an independent entity, a sort of a rugged individualist of the gall bladder, if you see what I mean, and then the man takes a big dose of castor oil—there's a graphic description of the consequences—I'm not sure it's correct medically, but anyway that's the end of the Gallant Gallstone.
    3.1 — Part 3 Chapter 1 (14% in)
  • Senator Hazleton thinks he's an independent entity, but it might turn out that he's only a Gallant Gallstone.
    3.1 — Part 3 Chapter 1 (15% in)
  • At the end there's nothing left, nothing unreversed or unbetrayed; as if there had never been an entity, only a succession of adjectives fading in and out on an unformed mass.
    3.5 — Part 3 Chapter 5 (19% in)
  • ...And now that destruction was not an event long since past—this was not a comparison between two mutually unmeasurable entities, a building and a play—it was not an accident, nor a matter of persons, of Ike, Fougler, Toohey, herself...and Roark.
    3.8 — Part 3 Chapter 8 (69% in)
  • Roark could almost feel some third entity present in the room.
    4.1 — Part 4 Chapter 1 (27% in)
  • There's only a collective entity.
    4.6 — Part 4 Chapter 6 (49% in)
  • Not an entity, but a relation—anchored to nothing.
    4.11 — Part 4 Chapter 11 (75% in)

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