This is a quote from the book "The Virtue Of Selfishness" by Ayn Rand
...jectivism as the basic principle superseding all principles in human relationships and to sacrifice anything as a concession to one another’s whims.
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The question “Doesn’t lif
e require compromise?” is usually asked by those who fail to differentiate between a basic principle and some concrete, specific wish. Accepting a lesser job than one had wanted is not a “co
mpromise.” Taking orders from one’s employer on how to do the work for which one is hired, is not a “compromise.” Failing to have a cake after one has eaten it, is not a “compromise.�...