This is a quote from the book "The Virtue Of Selfishness" by Ayn Rand
...onactors, of the moral to the immoral. Nothing could ever justify such a breach, and no one ever has.
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The choice of the beneficiary of moral values is merely a preliminary or intro
ductory issue in the field of morality. It is not a substitute for morality nor a criterion of moral value, as altruism has made it. Neither is it a moral primary : it has to be derived from and
validated by the fundamental premises of a moral system.
The Objectivist ethics holds that the actor must always be the beneficiary of his action and that man must act for his own...