This is a quote from the book "The ​Virtue Of Selfishness" by Ayn Rand
... is regarded as morally superior to the young man who endures an excruciating struggle and achieves his personal ambition. A dictator is regarded as moral, since the unspeakable atrocities he co mmitted were intended to benefit “the people,” not himself

Observe what this beneficiary-criterion of morality does to a man’s life. The first thing he leams is that morality
is his enemy; he has nothing to gain from it, he can only lose; self-inflicted loss, self-inflicted pain and the gray, debilitating pall of an incomprehensible duty is all that he can expect. H...
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