This is a quote from the book "The Virtue Of Selfishness" by Ayn Rand
...ion, coercion or interference by other men.
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Thus, for every individual, a right is the moral sanction of a positive — of his freedom to act on his own judgment, for his own goals
, by his own voluntary, uncoerced choice. As to his neighbors, his rights impose no obligations on them except of a negative kind: to abstain from violating his rights.
The right t
o life is the source of all rights — and the right to property is their only implementation. Without property rights, no other rights are possible. Since man has to sustain his life by his own...