"Now see? That us the difference between us. One of many, I'm sure." he gave her a smug look, pacing away again. "You seek to find your happiness in the approval of others. Whether they like, or love you."
He saw that she was trying to use his own methods against him. However, he was long past the point where he cared about others opinions.
"I, however, find my happiness within myself. I do not need others to validate myself."
He tucked his hands into his pockets as he came to a stop, his posture confident and strong. "And 'love', is the greatest waste of them all. It is not something that I need."