"Admit when you're wrong. Shut up when you're right." -John Gottman (This man knows a LOT about what helps - and what hurts - relationships. He's done tons of research on it, read his stuff it's amazing.
The best people possess a feeling for beauty, the courage to take risks, the discipline to tell the truth, the capacity for sacrifice ironically their virtues make them vulnerable the are often wounded sometimes destroyed, ernest hemmingway