A lover speaks of nothing to a woman but that which exalts her; while a husband, although he may be a loving one, can never refrain from giving advice which always has the appearance of reprimand.[Un amant ne parle à une femme que de ce qui peut la grandir; tandis qu’un mari, même en aimant, ne peut se défendre de donner des conseils, qui ont toujours un air de blâme.]

Source:(Dana Estes & Co., ed. 1901), Part II. Means of Defence, Interior and Exterior, Meditation XIX. Of the Lover, Aphorism LXXVI, Page 204
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