"Wishing Won't Make It So"
This was Ayn's Philosophy what this means to me is that you can wish all of you want but that will not do anything unless you make it happen.
Was she an extremest?
"I do not approve of such practices or regard them as necessarily moral but it is improper for the law to interfere with a relationship between consenting adults."
This is saying that she does not like homosexuals but she will not do anything to stop them.