If I burden myself with a little helpmate during my adventures, this is not out of sentiment or caprice, it is that he has many fine qualities of his own, that he has overlooked in his obsession with me. Indeed, any reputation I have for mental acuity and sharpness comes in turn, From the extraordinary contrast John so selflessly provides. It is a fact, I believe, that brides tend to favor exceptionally plain bridesmaids for their big day. There is a certain analogy there, I feel, and contrast is, after all, God¡¯s own plan to enhance the beauty of his creation. Or it would be if God were not a ludicrous fantasy designed to provide a career opportunity for the family idiot.
Undergraduate student in Computer Science. University of Electronic Science and Technology of China.
- Time waits for no one. Treasure every moment you have.
- No one but ourselves can degrade us.
- What is any ocean but a multitude of drops?
- There’s no one I’d rather be than me.
- Take a few minutes to appreciate what you have and how far you’ve come.
- The rough road often leads to the top.