Posts tagged "philosophy"
Can human nature be changed in such a way that man will forget his longing for freedom, for dignity, for integrity, for love - that is to say, can man forget that he is human?
Erich Fromm, from the Afterword for George Orwell’s 1984
Do you want to know who is John Galt? I am the first man of ability who refused to regard it as guilt. I am the first man who would not do penance for my virtues or let them be used as tools of my destruction. I am the first man who would not suffer martyrdom at the hands of those who wished me to perish for the privilege of keeping them alive
John Galt (Atlas Shrugged)
She smiled, her last smile, to so much that had been possible.
Ayn Rand, We the Living (thanks, scribbydr)