This is a quote from the book "The Virtue Of Selfishness" by Ayn Rand
...pay the seller for his product. But if one wanted to be paid and the alleged buyer wanted to obtain one’s product for nothing, no compromise, agreement or discussion would be possible, only th
e total surrender of one or the other.
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There can be no compromise between a property owner and a burglar; offering the burglar a single teaspoon of one’s silverware would not be
a compromise, but a total surrender — the recognition of his right to one’s property. What value or concession did the burglar offer in return? And once the principle of unilateral concessio...