This is a quote from the book "The Virtue Of Selfishness" by Ayn Rand
...ing them by force (by mere physical possession), not by right — i.e., keeping them without the consent of their owner. Fraud involves a similarly indirect use of force: it consists of obtainin
g material values without their owner’s consent, under false pretenses or false promises. Extortion is another variant of an indirect use of force: it consists of obtaining material values, no
t in exchange for values, but by the threat of force, violence or injury.
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Some of these actions are obviously criminal. Others, such as a unilateral breach of contract, may not be ...