Ayn Rand was a renowned philosopher, novelist, and playwright who believed in the power of the individual and the importance of individualism. Her works continue to inspire millions of people around the world.
"The question isn't who is going to let me; it's who is going to stop me."
"The man who does not value himself, cannot value anything or anyone."
"The smallest minority on earth is the individual. Those who deny individual rights, cannot claim to be defenders of minorities."
"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."
"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."
"Achievement of your happiness is the only moral purpose of your life, and that happiness, not pain or mindless self-indulgence, is the proof of your moral integrity since it is the result of your loyalty to the achievement of your values."
"Man is a being with free will; therefore, each man is potentially good or evil, and it's up to him and only him (through his reasoning mind) to decide which he wants to be."
"The purpose of morality is to teach you, not to suffer and die, but to enjoy yourself and live."
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