This is a quote from the book "The Virtue Of Selfishness" by Ayn Rand
...erests is possible to anyone; nothing is possible but gradual and general destruction.
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5. Isn’t Everyone Selfish?
by Nathaniel Br
Some variety of this question is often raised as an objection to those who advocate an ethics of rational self-interest. For example, it is sometimes claimed: “Every
one does what he really wants to do — otherwise, he wouldn’t do it.” Or: “No one ever really sacrifices himself. Since every purposeful action is motivated by some value or goal that the...