This is a quote from the book "The ​Virtue Of Selfishness" by Ayn Rand
...of morality, you have cried that your code had been broken, that the scourges were punishment for breaking it, that men were too weak and too selfish to spill all the blood it required. You damn ed man, you damned existence, you damned this earth, but never dared to question your code. ... You went on crying that your code was noble, but human nature was not good enough to practice it. And no one rose to ask the question: Good? — by what standard?

“You wanted to know John Galt’s identity. I am the man who has asked that question.

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