If the objects who serve us feel ecstacy, they are much more often concerned with themselves than with us, and our own enjoyment is consequently impaired. The idea of seeing another person experience the same pleasure reduces one to a kind of equality which spoils the unutterable charms that come from despotism.Rate it:(0.00 / 0 votes)Say it

Marquis de Sade

French soldier and writer whose descriptions of sexual perversion gave rise to the term `sadism' (1740-1814)

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