This is a quote from the book "The ​Virtue Of Selfishness" by Ayn Rand
... in the worst of us,” goes on to say: “There is some bad in the best of us” — then: “There’s got to be some bad in the best of us” — and then: “It’s the best of us who make l ife difficult — why don’t they keep silent? — who are they to judge?”

And then, on some gray, middle-aged morning, such a man realizes suddenly that he has betrayed all the
values he had loved in his distant spring, and wonders how it happened, and slams his mind shut to the answer, by telling himself hastily that the fear he had felt in his worst, most shameful m...
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