"The only way you can possibly get disappointed is if you get your hopes up too high in the first place," Carol told Sonia. "My, it's just like potential gravitational energy," she added. Amused, Carol picked up her pencil and continued to furiously scribble through her physics homework.
"Carol!" Sonia snapped, irritated that her friend was incapable of even putting down her pencil.
"What?" Carol looked up, over the top rim of her nerdy black glasses. "I speak the truth. Just try not to get too excited next time."
Although Sonia hated it, deep inside, she knew Carol was right.