Ayn Rand Quote : 31264

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

–Ayn Rand
When I die, I hope to go to heaven, whatever the hell that is.

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

–Ayn Rand
Ayn Rand Quote : 31260

The man who does not value himself, cannot value anything or anyone.

–Ayn Rand
Upper classes are a nation's past; The middle class is its future.

Upper classes are a nation’s past; the middle class is its future.

–Ayn Rand
To say "I love you" one must know first how to say "I"

To say “I love you” one must know first how to say the “I”.

–Ayn Rand
A man's ego is the fountainhead of human progress.

A man’s ego is the fountainhead of human progress.

–Ayn Rand
Ayn Rand Quote : The worst guilt is to accept an unearned guilt.

The worst guilt is to accept an unearned guilt.

–Ayn Rand
Ayn Rand Quote : Charity must be voluntary.

Charity must be voluntary.

–Ayn Rand
Ayn Rand Quote : 31248

Never think of pain or danger or enemies a moment longer than is necessary to fight them.

–Ayn Rand
Ayn Rand Quote : the truth is not for all men but only for those who seek it.

The truth is not for all men but only for those who seek it.

–Ayn Rand
If you don't know, the thing to do is not to get scared, but to learn.

If you don’t know, the thing to do is not to get scared, but to learn.

–Ayn Rand
Ayn Rand Quote : 31226

To arrive at a contradiction is to confess an error in one’s thinking; to maintain a contradiction is to abdicate one’s mind and to evict oneself from the realm of reality.

–Ayn Rand
Ayn Rand Quote : 31228

Rights are not a matter of numbers – and there can be no such thing, in law or in morality, as actions forbidden to an individual, but permitted to a mob.

–Ayn Rand
Ayn Rand Quote : 31230

To achieve, you need thought. You have to know what you are doing and that’s real power.

–Ayn Rand
Ayn Rand Quote : 31232

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

–Ayn Rand
Ayn Rand Quote : 31234

The hardest thing to explain is the glaringly evident which everybody has decided not to see.

–Ayn Rand
Ayn Rand Quote : 31236

Run for your life from any man who tells you that money is evil. That sentence is the leper’s bell of an approaching looter.

–Ayn Rand
Ayn Rand Quote : 31238

The only power any government has is the power to crack down on criminals. Well, when there aren’t enough criminals, one makes them. One declares so many things to be a crime that it becomes impossible for men to live without breaking laws.

–Ayn Rand
Ayn Rand Quote : 31240

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

–Ayn Rand
Ayn Rand Quote : 31210

Live and act within the limit of your knowledge and keep expanding it to the limit of your life.

–Ayn Rand
The man who lets a leader prescribe his course is a wreck being towed to the scrap heap.

The man who lets a leader prescribe his course is a wreck being towed to the scrap heap.

–Ayn Rand
Ayn Rand Quote : 31214

My happiness is not the means to any end. It is the end. It is its own goal. It is its own purpose.

–Ayn Rand
Ayn Rand Quote : 31218

Only the man who does not need it, is fit to inherit wealth, the man who would make his fortune no matter where he started.

–Ayn Rand
Ayn Rand Quote : 31220

People create their own questions because they are afraid to look straight. All you have to do is look straight and see the road, and when you see it, don’t sit looking at it – walk.

–Ayn Rand
Ayn Rand Quote : 31222

The purpose of morality is to teach you, not to suffer and die, but to enjoy yourself and live.

–Ayn Rand
Ayn Rand Quote : 31224

Reason is not automatic. Those who deny it cannot be conquered by it. Do not count on them. Leave them alone.

–Ayn Rand
Ayn Rand Quote : 31216

Throughout the centuries there were men who took first steps, down new roads, armed with nothing but their own vision.

–Ayn Rand
I could die for you. But I couldn't, and wouldn't live for you.

I could die for you. But I couldn’t, and wouldn’t, live for you.

–Ayn Rand
Ayn Rand Quote : learn to value yourself. which means, fight for your happiness.

Learn to value yourself, which means: fight for your happiness.

–Ayn Rand
Ayn Rand Quote : Money is the barometer of a society's virtue.

Money is the barometer of a society’s virtue.

–Ayn Rand
Ayn Rand Quote : 31200

If any civilization is to survive, it is the morality of altruism that men have to reject.

–Ayn Rand
Ayn Rand Quote : 31198

The question isn’t who is going to let me; it’s who is going to stop me.

–Ayn Rand
Ayn Rand Quote : 31196

Let us destroy, but don’t let us pretend that we are committing an act of virtue.

–Ayn Rand
Ayn Rand Quote : 31194

Just as man can’t exist without his body, so no rights can exist without the right to translate one’s rights into reality, to think, to work and keep the results, which means: the right of property.

–Ayn Rand
Ayn Rand Quote : 31208

Money demands that you sell, not your weakness to men’s stupidity, but your talent to their reason.

–Ayn Rand
Ayn Rand Quote : 31178

I started my life with a single absolute: that the world was mine to shape in the image of my highest values and never to be given up to a lesser standard, no matter how long or hard the struggle.

–Ayn Rand
Ayn Rand Quote : 31180

A government is the most dangerous threat to man’s rights: it holds a legal monopoly on the use of physical force against legally disarmed victims.

–Ayn Rand
Ayn Rand Quote : 31182

I worship individuals for their highest possibilities as individuals and I loathe humanity for its failure to live up to these possibilities.

–Ayn Rand
Ayn Rand Quote : 31184

The ladder of success is best climbed by stepping on the rungs of opportunity.

–Ayn Rand
Ayn Rand Quote : 31186

Let us throw away our candles and our torches. Let us flood the cities with light. Let us bring a new light to men!

–Ayn Rand