• If you ask me to name the proudest distinction of Americans, I would choose . . . the fact that they were the people who created the phrase "to make money." No other language or nation had ever used these words before. . . . Americans were the first to understand that wealth has to be created.

    Ayn Rand (1988). “The Ayn Rand Lexicon: Objectivism from A to Z”, p.38, Penguin