Ayn Rand (1905–1982)

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Refused to allow her publisher to edit or prune her manuscripts.


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There was once a time when College Students studied facts, knowledge and human greatness. Now they study nothingness, ignorance, and the fool, the madman, the blind beggar, and the witch.


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In her books, characters often give very long speeches, sometimes stretching over dozens of pages, explaining their philosophy of life. Rand used this as an opportunity to elaborate Objectivism, the philosophic system she is credited with creating, ...


Star Sign

Aquarius

Personal Details

Born

Alissa Zinovievna Rosenbaum

St. Petersburg, Russian Empire [now Russia]

Died

(age 77)
New York City, New York, USA


Height:

5' 2" (1.57 m)

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