I sold one of these last year in a moment of insane "consolidation" thinking. Regretted it instantly, and have now purchased a new one.
If I were still a working pro, I would probably use a 24-70L...
But, while great zooms can produce many "excellent images", great primes like the 35 1.4L can produce a few "great images". I used to be after the former... but, now I can afford to strive for the latter.