Ambition

Are you happy, Mr. Superman? In public school we were taught not to be too ambitious. Career aptitude tests pushed you into mediocre jobs, guidance counselors encouraged you not to reach too high in your college applications, and my peers laughed at the few people who had “big goals.” School today is the attempt to […]

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28 Quotes from Anthem by Ayn Rand that Matter

“It is a sin to write this.” These are the opening lines to Ayn Rand’s novella Anthem which she wrote in 1938. I first read Anthem when I was in 8th grade after my grandmother sent me a copy of Atlas Shrugged and told me it would be one of the “great reads” of my […]

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