This is a quote from the book "The ​Virtue Of Selfishness" by Ayn Rand
... moment, an uncompromising loyalty to one’s judgment, convictions and values — represents a profound moral achievement. Those who assert that “everyone is selfish” commonly intend their statement as an expression of cynicism and contempt. But the truth is that their statement pays mankind a compliment it does not deserve.

(September 1962)

/> 6. The Psychology of Pleasure

by Nathaniel Branden

Pleasure, for man, is not a luxury, but a profound psychological need.

Pleasure (in the wid...
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