Overall Rank: 137
"It was a queer, sultry summer, the summer they electrocuted the Rosenbergs, and I didn't know what I was doing in New York."
Overall Rank: 274
"Howard Roark laughed."
Overall Rank: 492
"Amerigo Bonasera sat in New York Criminal Court No. 3 and waited for justice; vengeance on the men who had so cruelly hurt his daughter, who had tried to dishonor her."
Overall Rank: 103
"One may as well begin with Helens letters to her sister."
Overall Rank: 427
"I can feel the heat closing in, feel them out there making their moves, setting up their devil-doll stool pigeons, crooning over my spoon and dropper I throw away at Washington Square station,..."
Overall Rank: 392
"On December 8th, 1915, Meggie Cleary had her fourth birthday."
Overall Rank: 504
"In a letter written in January 1958, Olga Owens Huckins told me of her own bitter experience of a small world made lifeless, and so brought my attention sharply back to a problem with which I had..."
Overall Rank: 562
"January 8th, 1919 Theodore is in the ground."
Overall Rank: 567
"This morning before I came to Ruth's house, I made yet another casserole for my husband and my daughter."
Overall Rank: 350
"She sometimes thought that for her, Nancy Chamberlain, the most straightforward or innocent occupation was doomed to become, inevitably, fraught with tedious complication."