This is a quote from the book "The ​Virtue Of Selfishness" by Ayn Rand
...ide man with an invaluable emotional fuel. But, again, the kind of art works one responds to, depends on one’s deepest values and premises.

A man can seek the projection of the h
eroic, the intelligent, the efficacious, the dramatic, the purposeful, the stylized, the ingenious, the challenging; he can seek the pleasure of admiration, of looking up to great values. Or he can seek the satisfaction of contemplating gossip-column variants of the folks next door, with nothing demanded of him, neither in thought nor in value standards; he can feel himself pleasantly ...
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