Posts tagged “ayn rand”

  1. She was a monster. She rewrote everything. I loved her. It began with Texts from Dagny Taggart.

  2. "If you want to find Cherry-Tree Lane all you have to do is never make assertions. That is the moral crime peculiar to our enemies. We do not tell — we show. We do not claim — we prove. It is not your obedience that we seek to win, but your rational conviction. You have seen all the elements of our secret. The conclusion is now yours to draw — we can help you to…

  3. POLICE CAPTAIN: Monseigneur Bishop
    we have apprehended this man – a known criminal – outside your gates with a set of silver candlesticks he claims you gave him
    what say you?

    BISHOP MYRIEL: Yes, he stole them. [to Jean Valjean] You wretched leech, if you wanted silver candlesticks, you should have created them.

  4. All of me
    How dare you try to take all of me
    Can't you see
    I exist wholly, with unbreached self-esteem, without you

    My lips are mine
    How can I lose myself in you? I am still myself
    My arms are my arms
    Romantic love is a conscious expression of philosophy

  5. I hardly know where to begin with this, my thoughts are so scattered and unfocused, and because this is Exactly What It Says On The Tin. Ayn Rand once had a breakup that went so badly she cursed the guy's penis for the rest of his life and he moved to Los Angeles to escape the Curse of Ayn Rand, only it didn't work because once Ayn Rand has it out for your genitals. you're already…

  6. MAL: How come you didn't turn on me, Jayne?

    JAYNE: Money wasn't good enough.

    MAL: What happens when it is?

    JAYNE: When men reduce their virtues to the approximate, then evil acquires the force of an absolute, when loyalty to an unyielding purpose is dropped by the virtuous, it’s picked up by scoundrels.

  7. "Whatever the Free Market ordains, is full of wisdom. What we ascribe to fortune, happens not without a presiding nature, nor without a connection and intertexture with the things ordered by the Market. From the Market all things flow."