Ayn Rand Top 10 Quotes


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

Ayn Rand (Atlas Shrugged, 1957)


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

Ayn Rand (The Fountainhead, 1943)


It is not death that we wish to avoid, but life that we wish to live.

Ayn Rand (Atlas Shrugged, 1957)


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 (Atlas Shrugged, 1957)


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

Ayn Rand (The Virtue of Selfishness, 1964)


Freedom: To ask nothing. To expect nothing. To depend on nothing.

Ayn Rand (The Fountainhead, 1943)


The evil of the world is made possible by nothing but the sanction you give it.

Ayn Rand (Atlas Shrugged, 1957)


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

Ayn Rand (Atlas Shrugged, 1957)


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

Ayn Rand


What greater wealth is there than to own your life and to spend it on growing? Every living thing must grow. It can't stand still. It must grow or perish.

Ayn Rand (Atlas Shrugged, 1957)

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Ayn Rand Biography

Born: February 2, 1905
Died: March 6, 1982

Ayn Rand was a Russian-American author, philosopher and playwright. She is best known for her best selling novels, most notably:
"Atlas Shrugged"

Notable Works

Night of January 16th (1934)
We the Living (1936)
Anthem (1938)
The Fountainhead (1943)
Atlas Shrugged (1957)
For the New Intellectual (1961)
The Virtue of Selfishness (1964)
Capitalism: The Unknown Ideal (1966)

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