Born: February 2, 1905
Birthplace: St. Petersburg, Russia
Died: March 6, 1982
Occupation: Author, Philosopher, Playwright, and Screenwriter
Profile: Best known for Atlas Shrugged and The Fountainhead.
Number of Quotes: 9
A creative man is motivated by the desire to achieve, not by the desire to beat others.
Faith is the worst curse of mankind, as the exact antithesis and enemy of thought.
I am interested in politics so that one day I will not have to be interested in politics.
I am the bullgod; I am free, and I feed on all that is forsaken.
Money is only a tool. It will take you wherever you wish, but it will not replace you as the driver.
So you think that money is the root of all evil. Have you ever asked what is the root of all money?
The question isn't who is going to let me; it's who is going to stop me.
Throughout the centuries there were men who took first steps down new roads armed with nothing but their own vision.
While animals survive by adjusting themselves to their background, man survives by adjusting his background to himself.