This is a quote from the book "The Virtue Of Selfishness" by Ayn Rand
...ion requires, those who are intellectually and financially able to venture out in pursuit of the new. Capitalism is the only system where such men are free to function and where progress is acco
mpanied, not by forced privations, but by a constant rise in the general level of prosperity, of consumption and of enjoyment of life.
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It is only to the frozen unreality inside a c
ollectivized brain that human lives are interchangeable — and only such a brain can contemplate as “moral” or “desirable” the sacrifice of generations of living men for the alleged ben...