“Rand believed that there is right and wrong,” he said, “that excellence should be your goal.” Stated by James M. Kilts, who led turnarounds at Gillette, Nabisco and Kraft. Reported by a NY Times article discussing Altas Shrugged 50th anniversary of first being published.
Atlas Shrugged and the Fountainhead are still 2 of my favorite all-time books. I remember trying to read the Fountainhead in high school and I could not finish it. Not because it wasn't good - but because here's this architect continually getting screwed by government and society. I didn't get why I was frustrated until I read the Atlas. And it all fell into place.