• The fun part doesn’t come later—now is the fun part.
At the pearly gates …
Everyone on Earth died and went to Heaven. When they arrived, God asked the men to form two lines. One for all the men who had controlled their women on Earth, and another for all the men who’d been controlled by women. Then he sent all the women off with St. Peter. When God looked at the lines, he saw that the line of men who’d been controlled by women stretched on endlessly. But the line for men who’d controlled their women had only one guy in it. God asked, “How is it that only one of my sons has been strong enough to stand in this line?”
“I’m not sure,” said the lone man. “My wife just told me to stand here!”
“It is essential to happiness that our way of living should spring from our own deep impulses and not from the accidental tastes and desires of those who happen to be our neighbors, or even our relations.”