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There’s nothing as significant as a human face. Nor as eloquent. We can never really know another person, except by our first glance at him. Because, in that glance, we know everything. Even though we’re not always wise enough to unravel the knowledge.

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  • Author Ayn Rand
  • Profession: Playwright, Author and Novelist
  • Nationality: American
  • Born: 1905
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