Ayn Rand quotes
The hardest thing to explain is the glaringly evident which everybody has decided not to see.
Never think of pain or danger or enemies a moment longer than is necessary to fight them.
Why do they always teach us that it's easy and evil to do what we want and that we need discipline to restrain ourselves? It's the hardest thing in the world--to do what we want. And it takes the greatest kind of courage. I mean, what we really want.
To say "I love you" one must know first how to say the "I".
To sell your soul is the easiest thing in the world. That's what everybody does every hour of his life. If I asked you to keep your soul - would you understand why that's much harder?
The smallest minority on earth is the individual. Those who deny individual rights cannot claim to be defenders of minorities.
The purpose of morality is to teach you, not to suffer and die, but to enjoy yourself and live.
Ayn Rand Life quotes ⇑
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.
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.
The man who damns money has obtained it dishonorably; the man who respects it has earned it.
All Ayn Rand quotes ⇑
My happiness is not the means to any end. It is the end. It is its own goal. It is its own purpose.
Devotion to the truth is the hallmark of morality; there is no greater, nobler, more heroic form of devotion than the act of a man who assumes the responsibility of thinking.
I never found beauty in longing for the impossible and never found the possible to be beyond my reach.
I am, therefore I'll think.
I worship individuals for their highest possibilities as individuals and I loathe humanity for its failure to live up to these possibilities.
But why should you care what people will say? All you have to do is please yourself.
If it's worth doing, it's worth overdoing.
Don't fool yourself, my dear. You're much worse than a bitch. You're a saint. Which shows why saints are dangerous and undesirable.
I love you so much that nothing can matter to me - not even you...Only my love- not your answer. Not even your indifference