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Quotations by Ayn Rand
Ayn RandMoney is only a tool - Money is only a tool. It will take you wherever you wish, but it will not replace you as the driver.

Who is going to stop me? - The question isn't who is going to let me; it's who is going to stop me.

There's no way to rule innocent men - There's no way to rule innocent men. The only power any government has is the power to crack down on criminals. Well, when there aren't enough criminals, one makes them. One declares so many things to be a crime that it becomes impossible to live without breaking laws.

Constitutional and Government protection - The government was set to protect man from criminals - and the Constitution was written to protect man from the government.

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

The world you desire can be won - Do not let your fire go out, spark by irreplaceable spark in the hopeless swamps of the not-quite, the not-yet, and the not-at-all. Do not let the hero in your soul perish in lonely frustration for the life you deserved and have never been able to reach. The world you desire can be won. It exists.. it is real.. it is possible.. it's yours.

Lying is an act of self-abdication - People think that a liar gains a victory over his victim. What I've learned is that a lie is an act of self-abdication, because one surrenders one's reality to the person to whom one lies, making that person one's master, condemning oneself from then on to faking the sort of reality that person's view requires to be faked…The man who lies to the world, is the world's slave from then on…There are no white lies, there is only the blackest of destruction, and a white lie is the blackest of all.

The motivated man - A creative man is motivated by the desire to achieve, not by the desire to beat others.