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Ayn Rand

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Learn to value yourself, which means: fight for your happiness.

— Ayn Rand

#happiness #learn #happy

I could die for you. But I couldn't, and wouldn't, live for you.

— Ayn Rand

#die #fountainhead #life #live #mortality

Freedom (n.): To ask nothing. To expect nothing. To depend on nothing.

— Ayn Rand


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.

— Ayn Rand


To say "I love you" one must know first how to say the "I".

— Ayn Rand

#self-awareness #love

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.

— Ayn Rand

#objectivism #philosophy #taggart #life

If you don't know, the thing to do is not to get scared, but to learn.

— Ayn Rand

#shrugged #learn

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

— Ayn Rand

#claim #defenders #deny #earth #individual

The hardest thing to explain is the glaringly evident which everybody has decided not to see.

— Ayn Rand

#willful-ignorance #ignorance

The man who does not value himself, cannot value anything or anyone.

— Ayn Rand


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In 1941 Paramount Pictures produced a movie version of the play. The novel centers on an uncompromising young architect named Howard Roark and his struggle against what Rand described as "second-handers"—those who attempt to live through others placing others above self. Afterward Ayn Rand turned to nonfiction to promote her philosophy publishing her own magazines and releasing several collections of essays until her death in 1982.

Ayn Rand (pron. In politics Ayn Rand condemned the initiation of force as immoral and opposed collectivism and statism as well as anarchism instead supporting a minarchist limited government and laissez-faire capitalism which Ayn Rand believed was the only social system that protected individual rights.

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