This is a quote from the book "The ​Virtue Of Selfishness" by Ayn Rand
... in itself — and for the person who seeks in sex the proof of masculinity (or femininity), or the amelioration of despair, or a defense against anxiety, or an escape from boredom.

> Paradoxically, it is the so-called pleasure-chasers — the men who seemingly live for nothing but the sensation of the moment, who are concerned only with having “a good time” — who are psychologically incapable of enjoying pleasure as an end in itself. The neurotic pleasure- chaser imagines that, by going through the motions of a celebration, he will be able to make himself f...
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