This is a quote from the book "The ​Virtue Of Selfishness" by Ayn Rand
...t is the only virtue possible to men who have renounced the mind.

Pride has to be earned; it is the reward of effort and achievement; but to gain the virtue of humility, one has on
ly to abstain from thinking — nothing else is demanded — and one will feel humble quickly enough.

(5) His life and self-esteem require of man loyalty to his values, loyalty to
his mind and its judgments, loyalty to his life — but the essence of morality, men are taught, consists of self-sacrifice: the sacrifice of one’s mind to some higher authority, and the sacri...
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