This is a quote from the book "The Virtue Of Selfishness" by Ayn Rand
...ceable. He knows that only persons are irreplaceable — only those one loves.
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He knows also that there are no conflicts of interests among rational men even in the issue of love.
Like any other value, love is not a static quantity to be divided, but an unlimited response to be earned. The love for one friend is not a threat to the love for another, and neither is the lov
e for the various members of one’s family, assuming they have earned it. The most exclusive form — romantic love — is not an issue of competition. If two men are in love with the same woma...