Clear thinking at the wrong moment can stifle creativity.
Tuhan kan nggak mungkin langsung sedekah ke orang-orang, ya kalianlah sedekah duit kalau punya duit, sedekah ilmu, sedekah senyum.Masa sih kalau sudah gitu Tuhan gak bales cintamu? Tapi gak mungkin dia belai-belai langsung rambutmu, sentuh bibirmu.Maka Tuhan ciptakan wakilnya, yaitu pacarmu. Maka doalah, Tuhan, semoga pacarku ini betul-betul orang yang kau pilihkan untukku.
The truth was I knew, after all those flat January days, that I deserved better. I deserved I love yous and kiwi fruits and warriors coming to my door, besotted with love. I deserved pictures of my face in a thousand expressions, and the warmth of a baby's kick beneath my hand. I deserved to grow, and to change, to become all the girls I could be over the course of my life, each one better than the last.
Of course (said Oryx), having a money value was no substitute for love. Every child should have love, every person should have it. . . . but love was undependable, it came and then it went, so it was good to have a money value, because then at least those who wanted to make a profit from you would make sure you were fed enough and not damaged too much. Also there were many who had neither love nor a money value, and having one of these things was better than having nothing.