This is a quote from the book "The ​Virtue Of Selfishness" by Ayn Rand
...ry for the achievement of his goals.

(c) Responsibility. This last is the particular form of intellectual responsibility that most people evade. That evasion is the major cause of
their frustrations and defeats.

Most people hold their desires without any context whatever, as ends hanging in a foggy vacuum, the fog hiding any concept of means. They rouse them
selves mentally only long enough to utter an “/ wish,” and stop there, and wait, as if the rest were up to some unknown power.

What they evade is the responsibility of judging ...
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