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.


Ayn Rand

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The truth is not for all men, but only for those who seek it.


Ayn Rand

896

The truth is not for all men, but only for those who seek it.


Ayn Rand

896

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


Ayn Rand

896

Individual rights are the means of subordinating society to moral law.


Ayn Rand

896

Money is the barometer of a society’s virtue.


Ayn Rand

896

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

896

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


Ayn Rand

896

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.


Ayn Rand

896

To achieve, you need thought. You have to know what you are doing and that’s real power.


Ayn Rand

896

Every man builds his world in his own image. He has the power to choose, but no power to escape the necessity of choice.


Ayn Rand

896

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


Ayn Rand

896

Government ’help’ to business is just as disastrous as government persecution... the only way a government can be of service to national prosperity is by keeping its hands off.


Ayn Rand

896

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


Ayn Rand

896

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


Ayn Rand

896

I don’t build in order to have clients. I have clients in order to build.


Ayn Rand

896

Reason is not automatic. Those who deny it cannot be conquered by it. Do not count on them. Leave them alone.


Ayn Rand

896

Money demands that you sell, not your weakness to men’s stupidity, but your talent to their reason.


Ayn Rand

896

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.


Ayn Rand

896

Money is the barometer of a society’s virtue.


Ayn Rand

896

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