Russian Writer Quotes


113 Russian Writer quotes:



"Happiness is that state of consciousness which proceeds from the achievement of one's values."
"The man who lets a leader prescribe his course is a wreck being towed to the scrap heap."
"Upper classes are a nation's past; the middle class is its future."
"The question isn't who is going to let me; it's who is going to stop me."
"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."
"The hardest thing to explain is the glaringly evident which everybody had decided not to see."
"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."
"Money is the barometer of a society's virtue."
"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
"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."
"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."
"Throughout the centuries there were men who took first steps, down new roads, armed with nothing but their own vision."
"Wealth is the product of man's capacity to think."
Author: Rand Quotes Category: Russian Writer Quotes Mindset Quotes
"We are fast approaching the stage of the ultimate inversion: the stage where the government is free to do anything it pleases, while the citizens may act only by permission; which is the stage of the darkest periods of human history, the stage of rule by brute force."
"Evil requires the sanction of the victim."
"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."
"So you think that money is the root of all evil. Have you ever asked what is the root of all money?"
"Money is only a tool. It will take you wherever you wish, but it will not replace you as the driver."
"Contradictions do not exist. Whenever you think you are facing a contradiction, check your premises. You will find that one of them is wrong."
"There is a level of cowardice lower than that of the conformist: the fashionable non-conformist."


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