This is a quote from the book "The ​Virtue Of Selfishness" by Ayn Rand
...gling to send his son through college — or to the boy who could not afford college — or to the couple killed in an automobile wreck, because they could not afford a new car — or to the mot her who lost her child because she could not afford to send him to the best hospital — not to any of those people whose taxes pay for the support of our subsidized science and public research projects.

Science is a value only because it expands, enriches and protects man’s life. It is not a value outside that context. Nothing is a value outside that context. And “ma...
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