This is a quote from the book "The ​Virtue Of Selfishness" by Ayn Rand
...a compromise, but a total surrender — the recognition of his right to one’s property. What value or concession did the burglar offer in return? And once the principle of unilateral concessio ns is accepted as the base of a relationship by both parties, it is only a matter of time before the burglar would seize the rest. As an example of this process, observe the present foreign poli cy of the United States.

There can be no compromise between freedom and government controls; to accept “just a few controls” is to surrender the principle of inalienable indivi...
read full book block explorer