According to your sympathy, you will take pleasure in your own happiness or in the happiness of other people but it is always your own happiness you seek.
But the egoist has no ideals, for the knowledge that his ideals are only his ideals, frees him from their domination. He acts for his own interest, not for the interest of ideals.
For each one of us stands alone in the midst of a universe.
You are forever alone.
Your thoughts and emotions are yours alone.