Quotation by Ben Hecht

I have known a number of Don Juans who were good studs and who cavorted between the sheets without a psychiatrist to guide them. But most of the busy love-makers I knew were looking for masculinity rather than practicing it. They were fellows of dubious lust.
Ben Hecht (1893–1964), U.S. journalist, author, screenwriter. "Don Juan in Hollywood," bk. 5, A Child of the Century (1954).

Said of sex in Hollywood; in regard to Don Juan's "conquests," Hecht noted "a similar lack": "Their female sexuality was nearly all in their clothes, their mannerisms and their reputations.... The ladies hopping from lover to lover brought more ambition to bed than passion."
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