This is a quote from the book "The Virtue Of Selfishness" by Ayn Rand
... torture rack — I mean, physical torture — before my eyes, in less than a week. I am not going to wait for that. At the first mention of a threat to you, I will kill myself and stop them rig
ht there. ... 1 don’t have to tell you that if I do it, it won’t be an act of self-sacrifice. 1 do not care to live on their terms. I do not care to obey them and I do not care to see you en
during a drawn-out murder. There will be no values for me to seek after that — and I do not care to exist without values.” If a man loves a woman so much that he does not wish to survive her...
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