"Do not ever say that the desire to 'do good' by force is a good motive. Neither power-lust nor stupidity are good motives."
"The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing."Ayn Rand on Edmund Burke
"It is very important to generate a good attitude, a good heart, as much as possible. From this, happiness in both the short term and the long term for both yourself and others will come."Ayn Rand on Dalai Lama
"If people are good only because they fear punishment, and hope for reward, then we are a sorry lot indeed."Ayn Rand on Albert Einstein
"Despite everything, I believe that people are really good at heart."Ayn Rand on Anne Frank
"When I do good, I feel good. When I do bad, I feel bad. That's my religion."Ayn Rand on Abraham Lincoln
"Reason is not automatic. Those who deny it cannot be conquered by it. Do not count on them. Leave them alone."
"I don't build in order to have clients. I have clients in order to build."
"A building has integrity just like a man. And just as seldom."
"The ladder of success is best climbed by stepping on the rungs of opportunity."
"Government 'help' to business is just as disastrous as government persecution... the only way a government can be of service to national prosperity is by keeping its hands off."