My brother came home from America 2 days early as a surprise!
- mom: can you do me a favor?
- me: will you pay me?
- mom: why do i have to pay you to do me a favor?
- me: Humankind cannot gain anything without first giving something in return. To obtain, something of equal value must be lost. That is Alchemy's First Law of Equivalent Exchange.
"I act and react, and suddenly I wonder “Where is the girl that I was last year?..Two years ago?..What would she think of me now?"
— Sylvia Plath, The Unabridged Journals