An Ayn Rand quote

Something inspirational:

“I started my life with a single absolute: that the world was mine to shape in the image of my highest values and never to be given up to a lesser standard, no matter how long or hard the struggle.”

AYN RAND, Atlas Shrugged


11 Nov, 2019

4 thoughts on “An Ayn Rand quote

  1. A laudable objective which you can only admire, but in the real world we have to many dark forces with evil agendas playing out in all of our lives.

    Nonetheless we should never lose sight of the need for integrity and the highest values in every aspect of our lives.

    1. Thank you. Yes, ‘nonetheless we should never lose sight of the need for integrity and the highest values in every aspect of our lives.’ – it’s what needs to happen.

      We’re not getting this right and we need to. We must step back and think about the fact that actions have consequences.

      We must also stand back and think about our actions more. We must up our game more and learn to embrace our differences. Honestly, that is all it would take. We must do better.

  2. If you’re not paying attention, you may think you’re living up to your standards, when you’re really not. Self-inspection is occasionally needed.

    We endure an awful lot before we interpret reality sometimes.

    1. Thanks Tim. Yes, I’ve never thought about it like that. Honestly, I’m not sure how many of us really pay attention to ourselves, to our life or our lifestyles.

      I think that’s part of the problem. When we do pay attention or wake up, it’s too late in the day. I think we need to be more mindful of our thoughts, about our life and what we deal with.

      I agree we endure too much. We must continually interpret our realities and deal with those. We tend to from those when life, gets too difficult, that or our realities are not on the agenda at all.

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