This is a quote from the book "The Virtue Of Selfishness" by Ayn Rand
... vanity of some scared brute or some pretentious mediocrity who craved a mantle of unearned “greatness” — and that the monument to socialism is a pyramid of public factories, public theate
rs and public parks, erected on a foundation of human corpses, with the figure of the ruler posturing on top, beating his chest and screaming his plea for “prestige” to the starless void abo
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12. Man’s Rights
by Ayn Rand
If one wishes to advocate a free society — that is, capitali...