Francisco d’Anconia on Honesty

“No, I don’t like people who speak or think in terms of gaining anybody’s confidence. If one’s actions are honest, one does not need the predated confidence of others, only their rational perception. The person who craves a moral blank check of that kind, has dishonest intentions, whether he admits it to himself or not.”

— Francisco d’Anconia in Ayn Rand’s Atlas Shrugged, Part I, Chapter VI

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July 10, 2009 · 11:23 am

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