What are the best quotes from Ayn Rand? 

What are the best quotes from Ayn Rand? 

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Ayn Rand was a Russian-born American novelist, philosopher, playwright, and screenwriter.Here is A collection of Ayn Rand's most well-loved quotes,Enjoy best ayn rand quotes on love,selfishness,capitalism,government.

“A building has integrity just like a man. And just as seldom. ” — ayn rand quotes


“A creative man is motivated by the desire to achieve, not by the desire to beat others.” — ayn rand quotes

“An emotion is an automatic response, an automatic effect of man's value premises. An effect, not a cause. There is no necessary clash, no dichotomy between man's reason and his emotions ” — ayn rand quotes


“Art is a selective re-creation of reality according to an artist's metaphysical value-judgments. An artist recreates those aspects of reality which represent his fundamental view of man's nature. ” — ayn rand quotes


“Capitalism is a social system based on the recognition of individual rights, including property rights, in which all property is privately owned. ” — ayn rand quotes


“Contradictions do not exist. Whenever you think you are facing a contradiction, check your premises. You will find that one of them is wrong.” — ayn rand quotes


“Devotion to the truth is the hallmark of morality; there is no greater, nobler, more heroic form of devotion than the act of a man who assumes the responsibility of thinking.” — ayn rand quotes


“Don't fool yourself, my dear. You're much worse than a bitch. You're a saint. Which shows why saints are dangerous and undesirable.” — ayn rand quotes


“Every aspect of Western culture needs a new code of ethics — a rational ethics — as a precondition of rebirth. ” — ayn rand quotes


“Freedom (n.): To ask nothing. To expect nothing. To depend on nothing.” — ayn rand quotes


“Happiness is that state of consciousness which proceeds from the achievement of one's values.” — ayn rand quotes


“Have you felt it too? Have you seen how your best friends love everything about you- except the things that count? And your most important is nothing to them; nothing, not even a sound they can recognize.” — ayn rand quotes


“He is free to evade reality, he is free to unfocus his mind and stumble blindly down any road he pleases, but not free to avoid the abyss he refuses to see.” — ayn rand quotes


“I could die for you. But I couldn't, and wouldn't, live for you.” — ayn rand quotes


“I don't build in order to have clients. I have clients in order to build. ” — ayn rand quotes


“I regret nothing. There have been things I missed, but I ask no questions, because I have loved it, such as it has been, even the moments of emptiness, even the unanswered-and that I loved it, that is the unanswered in my life.” — ayn rand quotes 


“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 quotes


“I swear, by my life and my love of it, that I will never live for the sake of another man, nor ask another man to live for mine.” — ayn rand quotes


“I…don't know. What…could he do? What would you tell him?” — ayn rand quotes


“If you agree with some tenets of Objectivism, but disagree with others, do not call yourself an Objectivist; give proper authorship credit for the parts you agree with” — ayn rand quotes


“If you don't know, the thing to do is not to get scared, but to learn.” — ayn rand quotes 


“Learn to value yourself, which means: fight for your happiness.” — ayn rand quotes


“Let me give you a tip on a clue to men's characters: the man who damns money has obtained it dishonorably; the man who respects it has earned it.” — ayn rand quotes 

“Money is only a tool. It will take you wherever you wish, but it will not replace you as the driver.” — ayn rand quotes


“Money is the barometer of a society's virtue. ” — ayn rand quotes


“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 quotes


“Never think of pain or danger or enemies a moment longer than is necessary to fight them.” — ayn rand quotes 


“So you think that money is the root of all evil. Have you ever asked what is the root of all money? ” — ayn rand quotes


“The hardest thing to explain is the glaringly evident which everybody has decided not to see.” — ayn rand quotes


“The man who does not value himself, cannot value anything or anyone.” — ayn rand quotes 


“The question isn't who is going to let me; it's who is going to stop me.” — ayn rand quotes


“The smallest minority on earth is the individual. Those who deny individual rights cannot claim to be defenders of minorities.” — ayn rand quotes


“The truth is not for all men but only for those who seek it.” — ayn rand quotes


“The worst guilt is to accept an unearned guilt.” — ayn rand quotes 


“There are two sides to every issue: one side is right and the other is wrong, but the middle is always evil.” — ayn rand quotes


“There is a level of cowardice lower than that of the conformist: the fashionable non-conformist. ” — ayn rand quotes


“To deal with men by force is as impractical as to deal with nature by persuasion. ” — ayn rand quotes


“To say 'I love you' one must first be able to say the 'I.'” — ayn rand quotes


“Wealth is the product of man's capacity to think.” — ayn rand quotes


“What is a demanding pleasure that demands the use of ones mind! Not in the sense of problem solving, but in the sense of exercising discrimination, judgment, awareness. ” — ayn rand quotes

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