Is there an objective here?
Sorry, I love lit quotes.
And extremes — whether of dullness or fury — successfully prevent feeling. I know our feelings can be so unbearable that we employ ingenious strategies — unconscious strategies — to keep those feelings away. We do a feeling swap, where we avoid feeling sad or lonely or afraid or inadequate, and feel angry instead.
- Jeanette Winterson - Why Be Happy When You Can Be Normal?