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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26 Quotes from College Dropouts

Jay-Z was once asked in an interview if he feels insecure about not having a degree when he goes into a boardroom with a bunch of lawyers and MBAs. His response? “Never. They’ve lived a bunch of words but I’ve lived a bunch of life.” As a dropout myself, I can understand this feeling. How […]

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32 Quotes from The Fountainhead that Matter

Today is the 75th anniversary of the publication of The Fountainhead by Ayn Rand, the novel I’ve recommended more than any other. I first read it in high school (teachers warned me against it) while I was in England and its plot, theme, characters and the philosophy Rand integrates through it all has been the guiding […]

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