Sheldon: Whether you forgive me or not, I want you to have this
(Howard pulls a couch cushion out of a large bag)
Howard: You're giving me a couch cushion?
Sheldon: No, the cushion is merely symbolic. I'm giving you my spot on the couch.
Howard: But you love that spot!
Sheldon: No, I love my mother. My feelings for my spot are much greater.