Any reviewer who expresses rage and loathing for a novel is preposterous. He or she is like a person who has put on full armor and attacked a hot fudge sundae.
Be careful what you pretend to be because you are what you pretend to be.
I really wonder what gives us the right to wreck this poor planet of ours.
Laughter and tears are both responses to frustration and exhaustion. I myself prefer to laugh, since there is less cleaning up to do afterward.
We are what we pretend to be, but we better be very careful what we pretend.