| A desire presupposes the possibility of action to achieve it; action presupposes a goal which is worth achieving.
| The truth is not for all men, but only for those who seek it.
| To say "I love you" one must first be able to say the "I."
| The worst guilt is to accept an unearned guilt.
| The ladder of success is best climbed by stepping on the rungs of opportunity.
| The purpose of morality is to teach you, not to suffer and die, but to enjoy yourself and live.
| From the smallest necessity to the highest religious abstraction, from the wheel to the skyscraper, everything we are and everything we have comes from one attribute of man - the function of his reasoning mind.
| Potentially, a government is the most dangerous threat to man's rights: it holds a legal monopoly on the use of physical force against legally disarmed victims.
| The man who lets a leader prescribe his course is a wreck being towed to the scrap heap.
| Every man builds his world in his own image. He has the power to choose, but no power to escape the necessity of choice.
| Force and mind are opposites; morality ends where a gun begins.
| Happiness is that state of consciousness which proceeds from the achievement of one's values.
| There are two sides to every issue: one side is right and the other is wrong, but the middle is always evil.
| A building has integrity just like a man. And just as seldom.
| Money demands that you sell, not your weakness to men's stupidity, but your talent to their reason.
| So you think that money is the root of all evil. Have you ever asked what is the root of all money?
| If any civilization is to survive, it is the morality of altruism that men have to reject.
| I swear, by my life and my love of it, that I will never live for the sake of another man, nor ask another man to live for mine.
| Money is only a tool. It will take you wherever you wish, but it will not replace you as the driver.
| The smallest minority on earth is the individual. Those who deny individual rights cannot claim to be defenders of minorities.