"A creative man is motivated by the desire to achieve, not by the desire to beat others."
- Ayn Rand, a Russian-American novelist and philosopher who is best known for her books The Fountainhead (1943) and Atlas Shrugged (1957). She developed a philosophical system known as Objectivism, which teaches that reason is the only means for acquiring knowledge and rejects faith and religion. Her political views supported a laissez-faire capitalism that supports individual and property rights.(1905-1982)