This is a quote from the book "The Virtue Of Selfishness" by Ayn Rand
...rt of “metaphysical humility” reveals itself. For instance, there is the man who wishes to be rich, but never thinks of discovering what means, actions and conditions are required to achieve
wealth. Who is he to judge? He never made the world — and “nobody gave him a break.”
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There is the girl who wishes to be loved, but never thinks of discovering what love is,
what values it requires, and whether she possesses any virtues to be loved for. Who is she to judge? Love, she feels, is an inexplicable favor — so she merely longs for it, feeling that somebo...