This is a quote from the book "The ​Virtue Of Selfishness" by Ayn Rand
...serve an unclouded capacity for the enjoyment of life, is an unusual moral and psychological achievement. Contrary to popular belief, it is the prerogative, not of mindlessness, but of an unremi tting devotion to the act of perceiving reality, and of a scmpulous intellectual integrity. It is the reward of self-esteem.

(February 1964)

7. Doesn’
t Life Require Compromise?

by Ayn Rand

A compromise is an adjustment of conflicting claims by mutual concessions. This means that both parties to a compromise ...
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