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Five Lessons from Howard Roark

“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.”

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Art And Things

Ayn Rand

Who is Ayn Rand?

She’s someone you’ll want to read if you want to know what’s really happening in our culture, and our world today. 133 more words


just 10 books....

I was tagged by Pratiba Rajesh  and Sonia Jose to post my 10 favorite books. In this list are books that have moved me, inspired me and helped me learn. 580 more words

book loves: top five

“Picking five favorite books is like picking the five body parts you’d most like not to lose.”
Neil Gaiman

Just as Mr. Gaiman suggests, how does one pick their five favorite books? 1,389 more words

The force that through the green fuse drives the flower...

One of my favorite poets and the man after whom I named my son:
Dylan Marlais Thomas, born October 27, 1914, in South Wales, was the archetypal Romantic poet of the popular American imagination—he was flamboyantly theatrical, a heavy drinker, engaged in roaring disputes in public, and read his work aloud with tremendous depth of feeling and a singing Welsh lilt. 193 more words

Short Stories

The Fountainhead

Ik weet haar naam niet meer, maar het was een beetje zonderlinge huisgenoot in het eerste studentenhuis waar ik woonde: Hoge Woerd 129A om precies te zijn. 515 more words