Rationality is the recognition of the fact that nothing can alter the truth and nothing can take precedence over that act of perceiving it.
My philosophy, in essence, is the concept of man as a heroic being, with his own happiness as the moral purpose of his life, with productive achievement as his noblest activity, and reason as his only absolute.
I breathe for my own necessity, for the fuel of my body, for my survival ... I've given you, not my sacrifice or my pity, but my ego and my naked need.
The man who damns money has obtained it dishonorably; the man who respects it has earned it.
It is against the sin of forgiveness that I wanted to warn you.
Observe the ugly mess which most men make of their sex lives—and observe the mess of contradictions which they hold as their moral philosophy.