AUTHOR | AYN RAND



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Ayn Rand | Writer



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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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Non-thinking is an act of annihilation, a wish to ne...

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

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A process of reason is a process of constant choice ...

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

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

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Logic rests on the axiom that existence exists. Logi...

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

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There is a morality of reason, a morality proper to ...

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

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In art, and in literature, the end and the means, or...

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Men hate passion, any great passion. Henry Cameron m...

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Aristotle may be regarded as the cultural barometer ...

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Reason is your means of survival – so that for you, ...

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Definitions are the guardians of rationality, the fi...

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

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She's a writer. The kind of writer who wouldn't be p...

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

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It’s not that I don’t suffer, it’s that I know the u...

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

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Why do they always teach us that it's easy and evil ...

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