Oh I don't know. 'Least said soonest mended'. Or how about, 'it's better to say nothing and be thought a fool than to open your mouth and remove all doubt'.
His image and control are all that matter to him. The moment he started raving that without him she was nothing and that everything she was he made her, I said now there's the real Daddy Dearest.
Nobody needs a narcissistic psychological abuser for a father.
"Words ought to be a little wild, for they are assaults of thoughts on the unthinking." - JM Keynes