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The government was set to protect man from criminals, and the Constitution was written to protect man from the government.


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If the truth shall kill them, let them die.

If the truth shall kill them, let them die.



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Potentially, a government is the most dangerous threat to man's rights: it holds a legal monopoly on the use of physical force against legally disarmed victims.



The smallest minority on earth is the individual. Those who deny individual rights cannot claim to be defenders of minorities.

The smallest minority on earth is the individual. Those who deny individual rights cannot claim to be defenders of minorities.



The truth is not for all men, but only for those who seek it.

The truth is not for all men, but only for those who seek it.



When you see corruption being rewarded and honesty becoming a self-sacrifice, you may know that your society is doomed

When you see corruption being rewarded and honesty becoming a self-sacrifice, you may know that your society is doomed



We can evade reality, but we cannot evade the consequences of evading reality

We can evade reality, but we cannot evade the consequences of evading reality



So you think that money is the root of all evil. Have you ever asked what is the root of all money?

So you think that money is the root of all evil. Have you ever asked what is the root of all money?



Every aspect of Western culture needs a new code of ethics - a rational ethics - as a precondition of rebirth.

Every aspect of Western culture needs a new code of ethics - a rational ethics - as a precondition of rebirth.



You can ignore reality, but you can't ignore the consequences of ignoring reality.

You can ignore reality, but you can't ignore the consequences of ignoring reality.



But I don't think of you. - Howard Roark

But I don't think of you. - Howard Roark





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