This is a quote from the book "The Virtue Of Selfishness" by Ayn Rand
...rce and whim (any whim, including his own).
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Now what happens in case of a disagreement between two men about an undertaking in which both are involved?
In a free soci
ety, men are not forced to deal with one another. They do so only by voluntary agreement and, when a time element is involved, by contract. If a contract is broken by the arbitrary decision of o
ne man, it may cause a disastrous financial injury to the other — and the victim would have no recourse except to seize the offender’s property as compensation. But here again, the use of fo...