This is a quote from the book "The Virtue Of Selfishness" by Ayn Rand
..., undeterred, and speak of a vision of service to mankind, mixing interchangeably the corpses of the present with the ghosts of the future, but seeing no men.
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Such is the status of
reality in the soul of any Milquetoast who looks with envy at the achievements of industrialists and dreams of what beautiful public parks he could create if only everyone’s lives, efforts an
d resources were turned over to him.
All public projects are mausoleums, not always in shape, but always in cost.
The next time you encounter one of those “public-s...