His sapphire eyes flashed. “You marry the person you love – and none other,” he said, and she laughed. “You’re mocking me! You’re laughing in my face!”
“You deserve to be laughed at for such foolish thoughts! I spoke from my soul; you speak only from selfishness.”
“You’re remarkably judgemental.”
“What’s the point in having a mind if you don’t use it to make judgements?”
“What’s the point in having a heart if you don’t use it to spare others from the harsh judgements of your mind?”
– Sarah J Maas, Throne of Glass
Don’t laugh at people when they say things that they’re embarrassed about. They probably won’t make the same mistake twice, unless they’re Dorian Havilliard (see above).