This is a quote from the book "The Virtue Of Selfishness" by Ayn Rand
... schemes “for the good of mankind” or of “society” or of “the public” or of “future generations” — or of anything except actual human beings.
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Hence the appalling
recklessness with which men propose, discuss and accept “humanitarian” projects which are to be imposed by political means, that is, by force, on an unlimited number of human beings. If, acc
ording to collectivist caricatures, the greedy rich indulged in profligate material luxury, on the premise of “price no object” — then the social progress brought by today’s collectivize...