This is a quote from the book "The Virtue Of Selfishness" by Ayn Rand
...all, it is only reason that can win it. And, in a free society, no matter how hard the struggle might be, it is reason that ultimately wins.
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Since he never drops the context of the
issues he deals with, a rational man accepts that struggle as to his interest — because he knows that freedom is to his interest. He knows that the struggle to achieve his values includes the
possibility of defeat. He knows also that there is no alternative and no automatic guarantee of success for man’s effort, neither in dealing with nature nor with other men. So he does not jud...