Ayn Rand Quotes

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Alisa Zinov'yevna Rosenbaum or popularly known as Ayn Rand was an Russian American novelist, philosopher, playwright, and screenwriter. She is best known for her two best selling novels, The Fountainhead and Atlas shrugged. Here I have compiled down some of the best Ayn Rand quotes. Hope you like this quote collection and learn something new here.

Ayn Rand Quotes
Ayn Rand Quotes
Achieving life is not the equivalent of avoiding death.
Ayn Rand

Evil requires the sanction of the victim.
Ayn Rand

Happiness is that state of consciousness which proceeds from the achievement of one's values.
Ayn Rand

Wealth is the product of man's capacity to think.
Ayn Rand

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

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

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

Civilization is the progress toward a society of privacy. The savage's whole existence is public, ruled by the laws of his tribe. Civilization is the process of setting man free from men.
Ayn Rand

A building has integrity just like a man. And just as seldom.
Ayn Rand

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

The smallest minority on earth is the individual. Those who deny individual rights cannot claim to be defenders of minorities.
Ayn Rand

Do not ever say that the desire to "do good" by force is a good motive. Neither power-lust nor stupidity are good motives.
Ayn Rand

Love is the expression of one's values, the greatest reward you can earn for the moral qualities you have achieved in your character and person, the emotional price paid by one man for the joy he receives from the virtues of another.
Ayn Rand

God... a being whose only definition is that he is beyond man's power to conceive.
Ayn Rand

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

Potentially, 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

There is a level of cowardice lower than that of the conformist: the fashionable non-conformist.
Ayn Rand
 
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