This is a quote from the book "The Virtue Of Selfishness" by Ayn Rand
...hievement, and he can enjoy it only if in fact it involves activities that are enjoyable, such as seeing people whom he likes, meeting new people whom he finds interesting, engaging in conversat
ions in which something worth saying and hearing is being said and heard. But a neurotic can “enjoy” a party for reasons unrelated to the real activities taking place; he may hate or despise
or fear all the people present, he may act like a noisy fool and feel secretly ashamed of it — but he will feel that he is enjoying it all, because people are emitting the vibrations of appro...
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