"We, the People, recognize that we have responsibilities as well as rights; that our destinies are bound together; that a freedom which only asks what’s in it for me, a freedom without a commitment to others, a freedom without love or charity or duty or patriotism, is unworthy of our founding ideals, and those who died in their defense."
Barack Obama, 2012 Democratic National Convention, nomination acceptance speech
"This is a crucial moment in the history of mankind! Remember that none of us may now leave this place, for each of us belongs to all the others by the moral law which we all accept!”
~Gerald Starnes, Director of Production, 20th Century Motors (Atlas Shrugged, Chaper X), upon "socializng" the plant
~John Galt, allegedly present at the scene...