When you clamor for public ownership of the means of production, you are clamoring for public ownership of the mind.

“Galt’s Speech”
For the New Intellectual, 166

Since “public property” is a collectivist fiction, since the public as a whole can neither use nor dispose of its “property,” that “property” will always be taken over by some political “elite,” by a small clique which will then rule the public — a public of literal, dispossessed proletarians.

“The Property Status of the Airwaves”
Capitalism: The Unknown Ideal, 128
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