"The ladder of success is best climbed by stepping on the rungs of opportunity."
"Things turn out best for the people who make the best of the way things turn out."Ayn Rand on John Wooden
"Experience hath shewn, that even under the best forms of government those entrusted with power have, in time, and by slow operations, perverted it into tyranny."Ayn Rand on Thomas Jefferson
"In any moment of decision, the best thing you can do is the right thing, the next best thing is the wrong thing, and the worst thing you can do is nothing."Ayn Rand on Theodore Roosevelt
"To be nobody but yourself in a world which is doing its best, night and day, to make you everybody else means to fight the hardest battle which any human being can fight and never stop fighting."Ayn Rand on e. e. cummings
"In the practice of tolerance, one's enemy is the best teacher."Ayn Rand on Dalai Lama
"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."
"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."
"Achieving life is not the equivalent of avoiding death."