Jim's Favorite Famous Quote, Quip, Axiom, and Maxim Repository
Ayn Rand
Ayn Rand
Ayn Rand.
BornAlissa Rosenbaum
February 2, 1905
St. Petersburg, Russia
DiedMarch 6, 1982
New York, New York
Writer and philosopher best known for Anthem, The Fountainhead, and Atlas Shrugged. Her philosophy, objectivism, celebrated the individual over the collective and held that the greater good was served when everyone acted in his own self-interest.

The repository contains two quotes from Ayn Rand.

Intelligence

Every man is free to rise as far as he’s able or willing, but the degree to which he thinks determines the degree to which he’ll rise.

Good and Evil

In any compromise between good and evil, it is only evil that can profit.