Overall Rank: 580
"Amory Blaine inherited from his mother every trait, except the stray inexpressible few, that made him worth while."
Overall Rank: 306
"Who is John Galt?"
Overall Rank: 325
"An easterly is the most disagreeable wind in Lyme Bay - Lyme Bay being that largest bite from the underside of England's outstretched south-western leg - and a person of curiosity could at once..."
Overall Rank: 367
"The towers of Zenith aspired above the morning mist; austere towers of steel and cement and limestone, sturdy as cliffs and delicate as silver rods."
Overall Rank: 161
"He sat, in defiance of municipal orders, astride the gun Zam-Zammah on her brick platform opposite the old Ajaib-Gher - the Wonder House, as the natives call the Lahore Museum."
Overall Rank: 600
"In 1913, when Anthony Patch was twenty-five, two years were already gone since irony, the Holy Ghost of this later day, had, theoretically at least, descended upon him."
Overall Rank: 209
"Boys are playing basketball around a telephone pole with a backboard bolted to it. "
Overall Rank: 609
"They were all at Charing Cross to see Lilia off--Philip, Harriet, Irma, Mrs. Herriton herself."
Overall Rank: 224
"Chapter 1: On a hill by the Mississippi where Chippewas camped two generations ago, a girl stood in relief against the cornflower blue of Northern sky."
Overall Rank: 29
"I was born in the city of Bombay . . . once upon a time."