AUTHOR | AYN RAND



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Ayn Rand was a Russian-born American novelist, philosopher, playwright, and screenwriter. She is known for her two best-selling novels, The Fountainhead (1943) and Atlas Shrugged (1957), and for developing a philosophical system she called Objectivism. Born and educated in Russia, Rand moved to the United States in 1926. She had a play produced on Broadway in 1935–1936. After two early novels that were initially unsuccessful in America, she achieved fame with her 1943 novel, The Fountainhead.
In 1957, she published her best-known work, the novel Atlas Shrugged. Afterward, she turned to non-fiction to promote her philosophy, publishing her own magazines and releasing several collections of essays until her death in 1982. Rand advocated reason as the only means of acquiring knowledge, and rejected faith and religion. She supported rational and ethical egoism, and rejected altruism. In politics, she condemned the initiation of force as immoral, and opposed collectivism and statism as


Born: 1905-02-02

Born in: St. Petersburg, Russia

Died: 1982-03-06







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I take the only desire one can really permit oneself...

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We are born into this world unarmed - our mind is ou...

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No, you do not have to live as a man; it is an act o...

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Logic is the art of non-contradictory identification...

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We, Equality 7-2521, were not happy in those year in...

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Reality is that which exists; the unreal does not ex...

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The smallest minority on earth is the individual. Th...

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When men reject reason, they have no means left for ...

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Congress shall make no law abridging the freedom of ...

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People are not embracing collectivism because they h...

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And because she worshipped joy, Kira seldom laughed ...

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Independence is the recognition of the fact that you...

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Well, I always know what I want. And when you know w...

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

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Let me give you a tip on a clue to men's characters:...

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The moral is the chosen, not the forced; the underst...

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I love doing it. Every building is like a person. Si...

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