This is a quote from the book "The Virtue Of Selfishness" by Ayn Rand
...ts and in the creation of his own character. The pleasure he takes in the character and achievements of another human being is that of admiration. The highest expression of the most intense unio
n of these two responses — pride and admiration — is romantic love. Its celebration is sex.
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It is in this sphere above all — in a man’s romantic-sexual responses — that h
is view of himself and of existence stands eloquently revealed. A man falls in love with and sexually desires the person who reflects his own deepest values.
There are two crucial ...