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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And suddenly that we were laughing out loud, laughin...

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Man’s mind is his basic tool of survival. Life is gi...

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For the coming of that day shall I fight, I and my s...

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Man has no automatic code of survival. His particula...

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Joy is the goal of existence, and joy is not to be s...

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Economic power is exercised by means of a positive, ...

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Observe the ugly mess which most men make of their s...

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Andrei, did you like the opera?''Not particularly.''...

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You know, I think that only if one feels immensely i...

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She found a dark satisfaction in pain–because that p...

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I recognize no obligations toward men except one: to...

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I think, therefore I'll think.

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Man has been called a rational being, but rationalit...

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A rational process is a moral process. You may make ...

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We are on strike, we, the men of the mind.We are on ...

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He’s not really struggling even for material wealth,...

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Contrary to the ecologists, nature does not stand st...

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If you don't know, the thing to do is not to get sca...

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I think that when in doubt about the truth of an iss...

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