This is a quote from the book "The Virtue Of Selfishness" by Ayn Rand
...t self-sacrifice is his highest moral duty, virtue and value. The differences occur only over the question of who is to be sacrificed to whom. Altruism holds death as its ultimate goal and stand
ard of value — and it is logical that renunciation, resignation, self-denial, and every other form of suffering, including self-destruction, are the virtues it advocates. And, logically, these
are the only things that the practitioners of altruism have achieved and are achieving now.
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Observe that these three schools of ethical theory are anti-life, not merely in content...