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.
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> 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...