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Ayn Rand

Ayn Rand (/?a?n ?rænd/; born Alisa Zinov'yevna Rosenbaum, Russian: ?????? ??????????? ??????????; February 2 [O.S. January 20] 1905 – March 6, 1982) was a Russian-born American novelist, philosopher, playwright, and screenwriter. She is known for her two best-selling novels, The Fountainhead (1943) and Atlas Shrugged (1957), and for developing a philosophical system she called Objectivism. Born and educated in Russia, Rand moved to the United States in 1926. She had a play produced on Broadway in 1935–1936. After two early novels that were initially unsuccessful in America, she achieved fame with her 1943 novel, The Fountainhead

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A creative man is motivated by the desire to achieve, not by the desire to beat others.

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Achievement of your happiness is the only moral purpose of your life, and that happiness, not pain o ...

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We are fast approaching the stage of the ultimate inversion: the stage where the government is free ...

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To say 'I love you' one must first be able to say the 'I.'

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Money is only a tool. It will take you wherever you wish, but it will not replace you as the driver.

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So you think that money is the root of all evil. Have you ever asked what is the root of all money?

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Every man builds his world in his own image. He has the power to choose, but no power to escape the ...

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I don't build in order to have clients. I have clients in order to build.

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When I die, I hope to go to Heaven, whatever the Hell that is.

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There are two sides to every issue: one side is right and the other is wrong, but the middle is alwa ...

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To arrive at a contradiction is to confess an error in one's thinking; to maintain a contradiction i ...

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Rights are not a matter of numbers - and there can be no such thing, in law or in morality, as actio ...

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Kant is the most evil man in mankind's history.

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And man will go on. Man, not men.

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It was the smile of a man who is able to see, to know and to create the glory of existence. It was t ...

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