This is a quote from the book "The ​Virtue Of Selfishness" by Ayn Rand
...is nothing less than this that the creed of self-sacrifice aims at and demands.

The root of selfishness is man’s right — and need — to act on his own judgment. If his judgmen
t is to be an object of sacrifice — what sort of efficacy, control, freedom from conflict, or serenity of spirit will be possible to man?

The second aspect that is pertinent here
, involves not only the creed of self-sacrifice but all the foregoing tenets of traditional morality.

An irrational morality, a morality set in opposition to man’s nature, to the...
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