This is a quote from the book "The Virtue Of Selfishness" by Ayn Rand
...rce cannot be left to the decision of private individuals. And this leads to one of the most important and most complex functions of the government: to the function of an arbiter who settles dis
putes among men according to objective laws.
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Criminals are a small minority in any semicivilized society. But the protection and enforcement of contracts through courts of civil la
w is the most crucial need of a peaceful society; without such protection, no civilization could be developed or maintained.
Man cannot survive, as animals do, by acting on the ran...