This is a quote from the book "The ​Virtue Of Selfishness" by Ayn Rand
...invalidate his own consciousness.

Do mystics declare that all they demand of man is that he sacrifice his happinessl To sacrifice one’s happiness is to sacrifice one’s desires;
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...
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