Good afternoon, dear heart!
The high value man of caliber does not want a doll or an unrefined woman for a wife.
He would feel no real appreciation or admiration for such a woman.
Although people of low or common tastes may look upon refinement as a thing to be ridiculed, the high value man of caliber does want a cultured and well-bred lady on his arm.
A pretty face will be noticed by men, but nothing so graces a woman or makes her stand out from other women as the air of refinement and culture.
Culture is ~ when genuine and not affected ~ the grandest of all personal assets in the category of self-cultivation.
It is only by self-cultivation and self-culture that we can attract a worthy husband ~ or a worthy wife. (more…)