This is a quote from the book "The ​Virtue Of Selfishness" by Ayn Rand
...selves mentally only long enough to utter an “/ wish,” and stop there, and wait, as if the rest were up to some unknown power.

What they evade is the responsibility of judging
the social world. They take the world as the given. “A world I never made” is the deepest essence of their attitude — and they seek only to adjust themselves uncritically to the incomprehe nsible requirements of those unknowable others who did make the world, whoever those might be.

But humility and presumptuousness are two sides of the same psychological medal. In t...
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