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).
The smallest minority on earth is the individual. Those who deny individual rights cannot claim to be defenders of minorities.
I don't build in order to have clients. I have clients in order to build.
To say 'I love you' one must first be able to say the 'I'.
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.
The ladder of success is best climbed by stepping on the rungs of opportunity.
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.
A creative man is motivated by the desire to achieve, not by the desire to beat others.
You can avoid reality, but you cannot avoid the consequences of avoiding reality.