This is a quote from the book "The ​Virtue Of Selfishness" by Ayn Rand
...pockets what he has not earned; the other is practiced by his leader, the spiritual parasite, who derives his illusion of “greatness” — like a fence receiving stolen goods — from the pow er to dispose of that which he has not earned and from the mystic view of himself as the embodied voice of “the public.”

Of the two, the material parasite is psychologically he
althier and closer to reality: at least, he eats or wears his loot. But the only source of satisfaction open to the spiritual parasite, his only means to gain “prestige” (apart from giving o...
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