Dystopian Author Quotes

July 10, 2020
I want it real. I want to know that there is someone, somewhere, who wants it, too. Or else what is the use of seeing it, and working, and burning oneself for an impossible vision? A spirit, too, needs fuel. It can run dry

Ayn Rand Dystopian Author Quotes#148

Ayn Rand I want it real. I want to know that there is someone, somewhere, who wants it, too. Or else what is the use of […]
July 10, 2020
A spirit, too, needs fuel. It can run dry.

Ayn Rand Dystopian Author Quotes#148

Ayn Rand A spirit, too, needs fuel. It can run dry.
July 10, 2020
Did I feel a physical desire for him? I did. Was I moved by a passion of my body? I was. Have I experienced the most violent form of sensual pleasure? I have.

Ayn Rand Dystopian Author Quotes#147

Ayn Rand Did I feel a physical desire for him? I did. Was I moved by a passion of my body? I was. Have I experienced […]
July 10, 2020
We [entrepreneurs] required that you leave us free to function -- free to think and work as we choose ... -- free to earn our own profits and make our own fortunes ... Such was the price we asked, which you chose to reject as too high.

Ayn Rand Dystopian Author Quotes#146

Ayn Rand We [entrepreneurs] required that you leave us free to function — free to think and work as we choose … — free to earn […]
July 10, 2020
Capitalism was the only system in history where wealth was not acquired by looting, but by production, not by force, but by trade, the only system that stood for man's right to his own mind, to his work, to his life, to his happiness, to himself.

Ayn Rand Dystopian Author Quotes#145

Ayn Rand Capitalism was the only system in history where wealth was not acquired by looting, but by production, not by force, but by trade, the […]
July 10, 2020
Gold was an objective value, an equivalent of wealth produced. Paper is a mortgage on wealth that does not exist, backed by a gun aimed at those who are expected to produce it.

Ayn Rand Dystopian Author Quotes#144

Ayn Rand Gold was an objective value, an equivalent of wealth produced. Paper is a mortgage on wealth that does not exist, backed by a gun […]
July 10, 2020
Ask anything of men. Ask them to achieve wealth, fame, love, brutality, murder, self-sacrifice. But don't ask them to achieve self-respect. They will hate your soul.

Ayn Rand Dystopian Author Quotes#143

Ayn Rand Ask anything of men. Ask them to achieve wealth, fame, love, brutality, murder, self-sacrifice. But don’t ask them to achieve self-respect. They will hate […]
July 10, 2020
He despised causeless affection, just as he despised unearned wealth. They professed to love him for some unknown reason and they ignored all the things for which he could wish to be loved.

Ayn Rand Dystopian Author Quotes#142

Ayn Rand He despised causeless affection, just as he despised unearned wealth. They professed to love him for some unknown reason and they ignored all the […]
July 10, 2020
She's a writer. The kind of writer who wouldn't be published outside. She believes that when one deals with words, one deals with the mind.

Ayn Rand Dystopian Author Quotes#141

Ayn Rand She’s a writer. The kind of writer who wouldn’t be published outside. She believes that when one deals with words, one deals with the […]