This is a quote from the book "The Virtue Of Selfishness" by Ayn Rand
...��s ideas by helping to propagate their opposite. One cannot offer a literary masterpiece, “when one has become rich and famous,” to a following one has acquired by writing trash. If one fou
nd it difficult to maintain one’s loyalty to one’s own convictions at the start, a succession of betrayals — which helped to augment the power of the evil one lacked the courage to fight �
�� will not make it easier at a later date, but will make it virtually impossible.
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There can be no compromise on moral principles. “In any compromise between food and poison, it ...