Ayn Rand

Individual rights are not subject to a public vote; a majority has no right to vote away the rights of a minority; the political function of rights is precisely to protect minorities from oppression by majorities (and the smallest minority on earth is the individual).

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The smallest minority on earth is the individual. Those who deny individual rights cannot claim to be defenders of minorities.

Ayn Rand

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I don't build in order to have clients. I have clients in order to build.

Ayn Rand

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To say 'I love you' one must first be able to say the 'I'.

Ayn Rand

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Civilization is the progress toward a society of privacy. The savage's whole existence is public, ruled by the laws of his tribe. Civilization is the process of setting man free from men.

Ayn Rand

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The ladder of success is best climbed by stepping on the rungs of opportunity.

Ayn Rand

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Achievement of your happiness is the only moral purpose of your life, and that happiness, not pain or mindless self-indulgence, is the proof of your moral integrity, since it is the proof and the result of your loyalty to the achievement of your values.

Ayn Rand

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

Ayn Rand

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You can avoid reality, but you cannot avoid the consequences of avoiding reality.

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