I would give the greatest sunset in the world for one sight of New York’s skyline. Just the shapes. The shapes and the thought that made them. The sky over New York and the will of man made visible. What other religion do we need? If a war came to threaten this, I would throw myself into space, over the city, and protect these buildings with my body.
When The Fountainhead was first published, Ayn Rand’s daringly original literary vision and her groundbreaking philosophy, Objectivism, won immediate worldwide interest and acclaim. This instant classic is the story of an intransigent young architect, his violent battle against conventional standards, and his explosive love affair with a beautiful woman who struggles to defeat him. As fresh today as it was then, here is a novel about a hero-and about those who try to destroy him.