A Year of Creating Dangerously, Day 91: Saturday Life Quotes – Ayn Rand


“Achieving life is not the equivalent of avoiding death.”

Ayn Rand (1905-1982) supplies our Life Quotes on this first day of April. She was a Russian-American author, playwright and philosopher. She is most famous for her novels The Fountainhead and Atlas Shrugged.

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

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

“The hardest thing to explain is the glaringly evident which everybody had decided not to see.”

“The worst guilt is to accept an unearned guilt.”

“There is a level of cowardice lower than that of the conformist: the fashionable non-conformist.”

“Force and mind are opposites; morality ends where a gun begins.”

“The question isn’t who is going to let me; it’s who is going to stop me.”


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