Geum Jan Di: I’ve been wanting to ask you this for a while. Gu Jun Pyo: What is it? Geum Jan Di: Why me? I’m not pretty, and I don’t have money or status. I have nothing. Why did you like me? Gu Jun Pyo: Because I have all that, money, status, looks… I don’t need that from you. Geum Jan Di, all you have to be is yourself.
The most unfourtunate encounters are like fish bones. The longer the encounter, the more the fishy smell sticks with you. Encounters to be most cautious about are like a flower blossom. Because it brings exuberance during full bloom, but gets discarded when wilted. The most beautiful encounters are like handkerchiefs. They wipe away your sweat when you’re tired, and your tears when you’re sad.
A dandelion lives as a dandelion. And a forget-me-not lives as a forget-me-not. A plantain lives as a plantain. A plantain that lives on the rough earth can only grow toughly. But on an oily earth, it grows in a different style, with deep meaning and sturdiness. No matter what, I won’t lose my identity and continue to live as a plantain. I learn it there, that I have to live like myself.