This is a quote from the book "The ​Virtue Of Selfishness" by Ayn Rand
...ine Right of Kings,” so the modem dictators of Soviet Russia have to spend fortunes on propaganda to justify their mle in the eyes of their enslaved subjects.

In mankind’s hist
ory, the understanding of the government’s proper function is a very recent achievement: it is only two hundred years old and it dates from the Founding Fathers of the American Revolution. Not only did they identify the nature and the needs of a free society, but they devised the means to translate it into practice. A free society — like any other human product — cannot be achiev...
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