This is a quote from the book "The Virtue Of Selfishness" by Ayn Rand
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The sexual act has a different meaning for the person whose desire is fed by pride and admiration, to whom the pleasurable self-experience it affords is an end
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...