Ayn Rand Quotes


76 Ayn Rand quotes:



"When man learns to understand and control his own behavior as well as he is learning to understand and control the behavior of crop plants and domestic animals, he may be justified in believing that he has become civilized."
Author: Rand Quotes Category: Behavior Quotes
"There can be no such thing, in law or in morality, as actions to an individual, but permitted to a mob."
"Every man builds his world in his own image. He has the power to choose, but no power to escape the necessity of choice."
Author: Rand Quotes Category: Power Quotes Man Quotes
"To achieve, you need thought. You have to know what you are doing and that's real power."
"Every man is free to rise as far as he's able or willing, but the degree to which he thinks determines the degree to which he'll rise"
Author: Rand Quotes Category: Attitude Quotes
"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 proof and the result of your loyalty to the achievement of your values."
"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."
"There can be no such thing, in law or in morality, as actions forbidden to an individual, but permitted to a mob"
Author: Rand Quotes Category: Action Quotes
"In that world, you'll be able to rise in the morning with the spirit you had known in your childhood: that spirit of eagerness, adventure and certainty which comes from dealing with a rational universe"
Author: Rand Quotes Category: Adventure Quotes
"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."
Author: Rand Quotes Category: Civilization Quotes
"Love is an expression and assertion of self-esteem, a response to one's own values in the person of another. One gains a profoundly personal, selfish joy from the mere existence of the person one loves. It is one's own personal, selfish happiness that one seeks, earns, and derives from love."
"If any civilization is to survive, it is the morality of altruism that men have to reject."
Author: Rand Quotes Category: Russian Writer Quotes Altruism Quotes
"The purpose of the law is not to prevent a future offense, but to punish the one actually committed"
Author: Rand Quotes Category: Future Quotes
"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."
"Wealth is the product of man's capacity to think."
Author: Rand Quotes Category: Russian Writer Quotes Mindset Quotes
"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."
"The purpose of morality is to teach you, not to suffer and die, but to enjoy yourself and live."
"Man's unique reward, however, is that while animals survive by adjusting themselves to their background, man survives by adjusting his background to himself."
"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."
Author: Rand Quotes Category: Conviction Quotes
"I don't build in order to have clients. I have clients in order to build."



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