This is a quote from the book "The ​Virtue Of Selfishness" by Ayn Rand
...k one gives to others in exchange for a moral blank check one expects for oneself.

There is no escape from the fact that men have to make choices; so long as men have to make choic
es, there is no escape from moral values; so long as moral values are at stake, no moral neutrality is possible. To abstain from condemning a torturer, is to become an accessory to the torture a nd murder of his victims.

The moral principle to adopt in this issue, is: “Judge, and be prepared to be judged .”

The opposite of moral neutrality is not a blind,...
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