This is a quote from the book "The Virtue Of Selfishness" by Ayn Rand
...ights of Man — rights possessed by every individual man and by all men as individuals.
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Property rights and the right of free trade are man’s only “economic rights” (they ar
e, in fact, political rights) — and there can be no such thing as “an economic bill of rights.” But observe that the advocates of the latter have all but destroyed the former.
> Remember that rights are moral principles which define and protect a man’s freedom of action, but impose no obligations on other men. Private citizens are not a threat to one another’s rig...