|> "Anyone who fights for the Future lives in it today." [AR]|
I love that one Michael. Short and hopeful. It's a good rallying cry and would make a great handout at the Tea Parties, but maybe not what you want to send to the politicians.
> "The only proper purpose of a government is to protect man's rights." [AR]
Good one Mindy. Short, sweet and makes the political point!
This one is currently on my web site:
"Every government interference in the economy consists of giving an unearned benefit, extorted by force, to some men at the expense of others." [AR]
I'm not suggesting these, but I like them!
"Give me the judgment of balanced minds in preference to laws every time. Codes and manuals create patterned behavior. All patterned behavior tends to go unquestioned, gathering destructive momentum." [Frank Herbert]
"Senor d'Anconia, what do you think is going to happen to the world? -- Just exactly what it deserves. -- Oh, how cruel!" [Francisco & woman at party]
"When robbery is done in open daylight by sanction of the law, as it is done today, then any act of honor or restitution has to be hidden underground." [Ragnar]
"Rough spots are to be expected. If one thing doesn't work, we'll try another. Trial-and-error is the only pragmatic rule of action." [Wesley Mooch]
"I don't know what sort of motto the d'Anconias have on their family crest, but I'm sure that Francisco will change it to 'What for?'" [Mrs. Taggart]
"Why have we left it to all the fools? It should have been ours." [Dagney]
"Why yes, I can," said Midas Mulligan, when he was asked whether he could name a person more evil than the man with a heart closed to pity. "The man who uses another's pity for him as a weapon." [Midas Mulligan]
"Of course, 'investment' is a relative term. It depends on what you wish to accomplish." [Francisco: This one's for Obama!]
"What ails the truth is that it is mainly uncomfortable, and often dull. The human mind seeks something more amusing and more caressing." [Thomas Gilovich]