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Love is blind, they say; sex is impervious to reason and mocks the power of all philosophers. But, in fact, a person's sexual choice is the result and sum of their fundamental convictions. Tell me what a person finds sexually attractive and I will tell you their entire philosophy of life. Show me the person they sleep with and I will tell you their valuation of themselves. No matter what corruption they're taught about the virtue of selflessness, sex is the most profoundly selfish of all acts, an act which they cannot perform for any motive but their own enjoyment - just try to think of performing it in a spirit of selfless charity! - an act which is not possible in self-abasement, only in self-exultation, only on the confidence of being desired and being worthy of desire. It is an act that forces them to stand naked in spirit, as well as in body, and accept their real ego as their standard of value. They will always be attracted to the person who reflects their deepest vision of thems...more Ayn Rand
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The difference between sex and love is that sex relieves tension and love causes it.Woody Allen
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I don't know the question, but sex is definitely the answer.Woody Allen
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Madness, Rack, and Honey by Mary Ruefle
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The Diary of Anaïs Nin, Vol. 1 by Anaïs Nin
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Marriage and Morals by Bertrand Russell
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The Autobiography of Bertrand Russell by Bertrand Russell
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Maya Angelou
“I did then what I knew how to do. Now that I know better, I do better.”
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Oscar Wilde
“Everything in the world is about sex except sex. Sex is about power.”
Oscar Wilde

Elizabeth Stone
“Making the decision to have a child - it is momentous. It is to decide forever to have your heart go walking around outside your body. ”
Elizabeth Stone

Thomas Carlyle
“What we become depends on what we read after all of the professors have finished with us. The greatest university of all is a collection of books.”
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Bertrand Russell
“Of all forms of caution, caution in love is perhaps the most fatal to true happiness.”
Bertrand Russell, The Conquest of Happiness

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