This is a quote from the book "The Virtue Of Selfishness" by Ayn Rand
...ives is an exception, not a rule, an act of generosity, not of moral duty, that it is marginal and incidental — as disasters are marginal and incidental in the course of human existence — an
d that values, not disasters, are the goal, the first concern and the motive power of his life.
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4. The “Conflicts” of Men’s intere
by Ayn Rand
Some students of Objectivism find it difficult to grasp the Objectivist principle that “there are no conflicts of interests among rational me...