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
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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...