And you just cringe and crawl and you beg and you accept them —- just so they’ll let you keep it. Happy men have no time and no use for you.

I don't know what it is, I don't know why it should be unleashed against you. 540, Quote 39: "Then he sat facing Roark in the study of his penthouse-and he felt no pain; only a desire to laugh without malice." You love it and they know it, and they know they have you. Well, that’s what’s hanging over the world, prowling somewhere through the mankind, the same thing, something closed, mindless, utterky wanton, but something with an aim and a cunning of its own. The substance of them is hatred for any man who loves his work. And I know that if you carry these words through to the end, it will be a victory, Howard, not just for you, but for something that should win, that moves the world-and never wins acknowledgement. 188, Quote 20: "And it made them sit silently, facing each other, in astonishment, in resignation." And look at whom you come to accept." Its maker gives it the soul and every wall, window and stairway to express it.”, 3) Roark to Dean: “Every man creates his meaning and form and goal. Part 1, Chapter 8, pg. Change ), You are commenting using your Twitter account. Can you understand that? . (The quotes in bold are my personal favourites…..). I stand at the end of no tradition. That's all I am." 519-520, Quote 37: "...for the first time in his life he had spoken to a man without feeling the reluctance, the sense of pressure, the need of disguise he had always experienced when he spoke to people; there had been no strain and no need of strain; as if he had spoken to himself." They have certain dignity. The point is, who will stop me”. It's a law of survival, isn't it?-to seek the best. He must plant his food or hunt it. 709 quotes from The Fountainhead: ‘[Dean] “My dear fellow, who will let you?”[Roark] “That’s not the point. That's the only way I function. But it didn’t make me want to rule people. Do you know who is standing ready to tear it out of your hands?

And look at whom you come to accept.”, 13) Dominique to Alvah Scarret about mankind: “You know, it’s such a peculiar thing —- our idea of mankind in general. Offer me this and you can have anything I've got to give. edits filters view all 51 quotes “Happiness is self-contained and self-sufficient. To hunt, he needs weapons,and to make weapons - a process of thought. Part 1, Chapter 7, pg.

Consider it a promise.”, 19) Roark to Peter when the latter tries to bribe him to keep his quite about the Cosmo-Slotnik Building under the pretext of helping him: “And here’s my bribe to you Peter. He continued, knowing that he could continue only so long as Roark exhibited no anger, yet wishing desperately to break him down to an explosion. Don't let people miss on a great quote from the "The Fountainhead" movie - add it here! Don’t you know what you want you want? 436-37, Quote 30: "One can't love man without hating most of the creatures who pretend to bear his name." ( Log Out /  Part 1, Chapter 14, pg. And with ears shaved like acanthus leaves? ( Log Out /  Part 1, Chapter 9, pg. Perfection?” Dominique: “——or nothing. Their goals differed, but they all had this in common: that the step was first, the road new, the vision unborrowed, and the response they received — hatred. July 8, … As a matter of fact, one can feel respect for people when they suffer. Error rating book. But the men of unborrowed vision went ahead. Most of that time will be spent working. . Peter, there's nothing in the world that you can offer me, except this. 17) Roark’s answer to Mr. Jann’s question on why he thinks people don’t want reason on their side: “It’s not you, mr. Janns.

166, Quote 18: "It was a war in which he was invited to right nothing, yet he was pushed forward to fight, he had to fight, he had no choice-and no adversary." I don’t think I’m a coward, but I’m afraid of it. And yet there’s one thing i can’t understand. This quotation evokes the violence 208, Quote 22: "Keating discovered that he liked this process of hesitation; he held the fate of two men and of many potential others; their fate, their work, their hope, perhaps even the amount of food in their stomachs. But they won.”, “Self-sacrifice? It's so hard to stand on one's own record. She saw him, unexpectedly, on a flat stretch of stone before, “Roark, floating like a piece of driftwood, held a power greater than that of the engine in the belly of the yacht. 150 quotes have been tagged as the-fountainhead: Ayn Rand : ‘Rules? 175, Quote 19: "Keating let himself be carried by the torrent.

We all have a sort of vague, glowing picture when we say that, something solemn, big and important. Seeking God--and finding itself. It was something cold and impersonal that left her empty, her will surrendered and no human will holding hers, but a nameless thing in which she was being swallowed." I'm going to pray that you can't be destroyed-I tell you this, too-even though I believe in nothing and have nothing to pray to. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. That's what everybody does every hour of his life. The heroic in man. Because, in that glance we know everything. How do you always manage to decide?” Roark: “How can you let others decide for you?”. Part 2, Chapter 13, pg. Part 4, Chapter 14, pg. Part 2, Chapter 15, pg. Thinking is something one doesn’t borrow or pawn. .well, my little amateur, do you think the Spanish Inquisition ever thought of a torture to equal this?" It's a challenge in the face of something so vast and so dark, that all the pain on earth-and do you know how much suffering there is on earth?-all the pain comes from that thing you are going to face. One can’t get angry at that. He said: “That’s the most selfish thing you’ve ever seen a man do.”. It's a strange mission to give you. No matter who makes the claim, how large their number or how great their need.”, “I love you, Dominique. And your most important is nothing to them, nothing, not even sound they can recognize. I stand at the end of no tradition. Every great new invention was denounced. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. That is why the mind is so unreliable. . He's not really struggling even for material wealth, but for the second-hander's delusion - prestige. I don’t know its purpose, I don’t know its nature.”, 32) Dominique Francon’s testimony for the Stoddard Temple: “Howard Roark built a temple to the human spirit. That’s the only kind they fear. Its integrity is to follow its own truth, its one single theme, and to serve its own single purpose. I had started a blog last year…but i wasn’t sure of what to should i write and also how to go about this entire thing.