"To achieve, you need thought. You have to know what you are doing and that's real power."
"Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power."Ayn Rand on Abraham Lincoln
"Being powerful is like being a lady. If you have to tell people you are, you aren't."Ayn Rand on Margaret Thatcher
"Knowledge will give you power, but character respect."Ayn Rand on Bruce Lee
"All things are subject to interpretation whichever interpretation prevails at a given time is a function of power and not truth."Ayn Rand on Friedrich Nietzsche
"Character is power."Ayn Rand on Booker T. Washington
"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."