This is a quote from the book "The Virtue Of Selfishness" by Ayn Rand
...ry of an action is the only criterion of moral value — and so long as that beneficiary is anybody other than oneself, anything goes.
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Hence the appalling immorality, the chronic i
njustice, the grotesque double standards, the insoluble conflicts and contradictions that have characterized human relationships and human societies throughout history, under all the variants of
the altruist ethics.
Observe the indecency of what passes for moral judgments today. An industrialist who produces a fortune, and a gangster who robs a bank are regarded as equall...