This is a quote from the book "The Virtue Of Selfishness" by Ayn Rand
...wind over the whole world, but men lack the courage to glance up and to discover the grinning skull under the bloody rags. That skeleton is socialism.
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Fifty years ago, there might
have been some excuse (though not justification) for the widespread belief that socialism is a political theory motivated by benevolence and aimed at the achievement of men’s well- being. Toda
y, that belief can no longer be regarded as an innocent error. So- cialism has been tried on every continent of the globe. In the light of its results, it is time to question the motives of soci...