Some truths between husband and wife must be spoken with sweetness. Wounded vanity is fatal to love. It makes one hate the person who inflicted the wound. In married conversation, as in surgery, the knife must be used with care.
You can take from a man his worldly belongings... but there is something no conqueror can take from him: that is his mind... Decorate and furnish with love that inner sanctuary of yours. We take a lot of trouble buying the right armchairs, tables and pictures; certainly we should take even more trouble to adorn the invisible walls of our minds.