This is a quote from the book "The ​Virtue Of Selfishness" by Ayn Rand
... minority in any age or country. And the harm they have done to mankind is infinitesimal when compared to the horrors — the bloodshed, the wars, the persecutions, the confiscations, the famine s, the enslavements, the wholesale destructions — perpetrated by mankind’s gov- ernments. Potentially, a government is the most dangerous threat to man’s rights: it holds a legal monopoly on the use of physical force against legally disarmed victims. When unlimited and unrestricted by individual rights, a government is men’s deadliest enemy. It is not as protection against priv...
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