This is a quote from the book "The ​Virtue Of Selfishness" by Ayn Rand
... to sacrifice one’s desires is to sacrifice one’s values; to sacrifice one’s values is to sacrifice one’s judgment; to sacrifice one’s judgment is to sacrifice one’s mind — and it is nothing less than this that the creed of self-sacrifice aims at and demands.

The root of selfishness is man’s right — and need — to act on his own judgment. If his judgmen
t is to be an object of sacrifice — what sort of efficacy, control, freedom from conflict, or serenity of spirit will be possible to man?

The second aspect that is pertinent here...
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