This is a quote from the book "The ​Virtue Of Selfishness" by Ayn Rand
...nterests at the mercy of any one person or single, specific concrete. He may need clients, but not any one particular customer — he may need a job, but not any one particular job.

> If he encounters competition, he either meets it or chooses another line of work. There is no job so slow that a better, more skillful performance of it would pass unnoticed and unappreciated; not in a free society. Ask any of- fice manager.

It is only the passive, parasitical representatives of the “humility metaphysics” school who regard any competitor as a threat...
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