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Son, brother, father, lover, friend. There is room in the heart for all the affections, as there is room in heaven for all the stars.
~By Victor Hugo ~


The United States form a young republic, a confederacy which ought ever to be cemented by a union of interests and affection, under the influence of those principles which obtained their independence.
~By Mercy Otis Warren ~


Eloquence, at its highest pitch, leaves little room for reason or reflection, but addresses itself entirely to the desires and affections, captivating the willing hearers, and subduing their understanding.
~By David Hume ~


Even from their infancy we frame them to the sports of love: their instruction, behavior, attire, grace, learning and all their words azimuth only at love, respects only affection. Their nurses and their keepers imprint no other thing in them.
~By Michel de Montaigne ~


Respect and affection for animals, particularly those who share our homes, recognize no geographic borders.
~By Nick Clooney ~


No greater nor more affectionate honor can be conferred on an American than to have a public school named after him.
~By Herbert Hoover ~


It is sad to see a woman sacrificing the ties of the affections even to do good.
~By Maria Mitchell ~


Our affections as well as our bodies are in perpetual flux.
~By Jean Jacques Rousseau ~


I have been extremely touched by these signs of affection on the part of all the Thai people.
~By Bhumibol Adulyadej ~


Marry first, and love will come after is a shocking assertion; since a thousand things may happen to make the state but barely tolerable, when it is entered into with mutual affection.
~By Samuel Richardson ~


All brave men love; for he only is brave who has affections to fight for, whether in the daily battle of life, or in physical contests.
~By Nathaniel Hawthorne ~


A difference of taste in jokes is a great strain on the affections.
~By George Eliot ~


What will not woman, gentle woman dare; when strong affection stirs her spirit up?
~By Robert Southey ~


Book tours are almost designed to beat out of an author any affection he has for his book.
~By Michael Lewis ~


I am certain of nothing but the holiness of the heart's affections, and the truth of imagination.
~By John Keats ~


As I listened, it occurred to me that interest in and affection for the animals that share the planet with us may be a more unifying force than any other.
~By Nick Clooney ~


Love is not to be purchased, and affection has no price.
~By St. Jerome ~


My father, who died a few years ago, was a good, simple, very honest man. His faith and affection for his family was just unassailable, without question.
~By David Ogden Stiers ~


Our people, though capable of strong and durable feeling, were not demonstrative in their affection at any time, least of all in the presence of guests or strangers.
~By Charles Eastman ~


I live a perfectly happy and comfortable life in Blair's Britain, but I can't work up much affection for the culture we've created for ourselves: it's too cynical, too knowing, too ironic, too empty of real value and meaning.
~By Jonathan Coe ~


Southern white people despise the Negro as a race, and will do nothing to aid in his elevation as such; but for certain individuals they have a strong affection, and are helpful to them in many ways.
~By James Weldon Johnson ~


Affection is responsible for nine-tenths of whatever solid and durable happiness there is in our lives.
~By C. S. Lewis ~


When it comes to accepting emotional support or affection, I'm a little guarded and hardened to that.
~By Patricia Heaton ~


The musicians are really on board, they're doing a great job together. There is some kind of a good chemistry, I would say affectionate chemistry and it's a huge promise of success.
~By Lucien Bouchard ~


I was born with an enormous need for affection, and a terrible need to give it.
~By Audrey Hepburn ~


We may not return the affection of those who like us, but we always respect their good judgment.
~By Lillian Gordy Carter ~


I've seen people that don't treat their animals well and yet their animals are still just as loving to them even though they're not treated that well. It's very hard to find that kind of loyalty and love and affection in human beings.
~By Dick Van Patten ~


And not only my own brothers and sisters agreed so but my brothers and sisters in law; and their children, although but young, had the like agreeable natures and affectionate dispositions.
~By Margaret Cavendish ~


We are easily comforted for the misfortunes of our friends, when those misfortunes give us an occasion of expressing our affection and solicitude.
~By Francois de La Rochefoucauld ~


The affections are like lightning: you cannot tell where they will strike till they have fallen.
~By Lee Iacocca ~


When a writer admits that he has an affection for something which he has written, it is high time to pray for his soul.
~By Dornford Yates ~


People who can't be witty exert themselves to be devout and affectionate.
~By George Eliot ~


All my life affection has been showered upon me, and every forward step I have made has been taken in spite of it.
~By George Bernard Shaw ~


The objective of the demonstrators is to win the affection of the armed agents of the government. Most of the Kiev police have now pledged their support for the people.
~By Bob Schaffer ~


THIS Duty implies that we should affectionately interest ourselves in whatever concerns the Honour, the Fame and Security of our Sovereign and his Government.
~By Charles Inglis ~


A woman's whole life is a history of the affections.
~By Washington Irving ~


What I have always wanted for myself is much more primitive. It is probably nothing more than the affection of the people with whom I am in contact, and their good opinion of me.
~By Anna Freud ~


A correct answer is like an affectionate kiss.
~By Johann Wolfgang von Goethe ~


The choicest thing this world has for a man is affection.
~By J. G. Holland ~


While I've lived in L.A. since 1985, I'll always consider Chicago my home town and have much affection for it. My parents and sister still live there so I try to visit as often as I'm able.
~By Douglas Wood ~


Like all my family and class, I considered it a sign of weakness to show affection; to have been caught kissing my mother would have been a disgrace, and to have shown affection for my father would have been a disaster.
~By Agnes Smedley ~


Self-interest is the enemy of all true affection.
~By Franklin D. Roosevelt ~


Disaffection stalks around us.
~By Dolley Madison ~


The proof of a poet is that his country absorbs him as affectionately as he has absorbed it.
~By Walt Whitman ~


If equal affection cannot be, let the more loving be me.
~By W. H. Auden ~


Of all the tyrants the world affords, our own affections are the fiercest lords.
~By John Sterling ~


Grief is only the memory of widowed affections.
~By James Martineau ~


A slight touch of friendly malice and amusement towards those we love keeps our affections for them from turning flat.
~By Logan P. Smith ~


The conqueror is regarded with awe; the wise man commands our respect; but it is only the benevolent man that wins our affection.
~By William Dean Howells ~


The essential elements of giving are power and love - activity and affection - and the consciousness of the race testifies that in the high and appropriate exercise of these is a blessedness greater than any other.
~By Mark Hopkins ~


The place of my birth, and residence for nearly sixteen years, in the early part of my life, became endeared to my feelings and affections; and more especially so after I had quitted it for an unknown place, and to associate with strangers.
~By John Britton ~


A scientific man ought to have no wishes, no affections, - a mere heart of stone.
~By Charles Darwin ~


It is difficult to obtain the friendship of a cat. It is a philosophical animal... one that does not place its affections thoughtlessly.
~By Theophile Gautier ~


Again, I shall be told that the law presumes the husband to be kind, affectionate, and ready to provide for and protect his wife. But what right, I ask, has the law to presume at all on the subject?
~By Ernestine Rose ~


I want affection and tenderness desperately, but there's something in me that prevents me from handing it out.
~By Ethel Waters ~


People might love themselves with the most entire and unbounded affection, and yet be extremely miserable.
~By Joseph Butler ~


Every diminution of the public burdens arising from taxation gives to individual enterprise increased power and furnishes to all the members of our happy confederacy new motives for patriotic affection and support.
~By Andrew Jackson ~


Today's youth cannot miss something they have never known, but I fear that there are no current fictional characters whose impact and influence will last with such abiding affection into their 'sore and yellow' as this splendid man's creations have in mine!
~By Peter Cushing ~


Do you know what it means to come home at night to a woman who'll give you a little love, a little affection, a little tenderness? It means you're in the wrong house, that's what it means.
~By Henny Youngman ~


A test of a people is how it behaves toward the old. It is easy to love children. Even tyrants and dictators make a point of being fond of children. But the affection and care for the old, the incurable, the helpless are the true gold mines of a culture.
~By Abraham Joshua Heschel ~


Another principle is, the deepest affections of our hearts gather around some human form in which are incarnated the living thoughts and ideas of the passing age.
~By Matthew Simpson ~


Well the wedding in the words of the Archbishop of Canterbury was a fairy tale and there was a huge public impress, investment of goodwill, affection and indeed money in this Institution. It was a huge success at the time.
~By Anthony Holden ~


Many things are unknown to the wisest, and the best men can never wholly divest themselves of passions and affections... nothing can or ought to be permanent but that which is perfect.
~By Algernon Sydney ~


Caresses, expressions of one sort or another, are necessary to the life of the affections as leaves are to the life of a tree. If they are wholly restrained, love will die at the roots.
~By Nathaniel Hawthorne ~


The petty man is eager to make boasts, yet desires that others should believe in him. He enthusiastically engages in deception, yet wants others to have affection for him. He conducts himself like an animal, yet wants others to think well of him.
~By Xun Zi ~


Most people would rather give than get affection.
~By Aristotle ~


The public has always had affection for gay entertainers. The time was right for an out gay entertainer.
~By Julian Clary ~


If I did not have for him the warm affection a son feels toward a less austere and preoccupied father, I at least had an immense respect for him, and a great admiration.
~By Lincoln Ellsworth ~


Every gift which is given, even though is be small, is in reality great, if it is given with affection.
~By Pindar ~


Love is of that excellent nature, that it is esteemed by the best of men, and accepted from the meanest persons; what then is the affection of a Father!
~By John Pearson ~


To feel much for others and little for ourselves; to restrain our selfishness and exercise our benevolent affections, constitute the perfection of human nature.
~By Adam Smith ~


It's absolutely true that it's almost impossible to play a character without having any affection for him.
~By Michael Shanks ~


The principle we call self-love never seeks anything external for the sake of the thing, but only as a means of happiness or good: particular affections rest in the external things themselves.
~By Joseph Butler ~


Every one of our passions and affections hath its natural stint and bound, which may easily be exceeded; whereas our enjoyments can possibly be but in a determinate measure and degree.
~By Joseph Butler ~


The politician in my country seeks votes, affection and respect, in that order. With few notable exceptions, they are simply men who want to be loved.
~By Edward R. Murrow ~


Of Manners gentle, of Affections mild; In Wit a man; Simplicity, a child.
~By Alexander Pope ~


It's not every day that you get to be affectionate around something, it just doesn't happen that often.
~By Larry David ~


Virginians were no more angels or philanthropists than people to the north or to the south of them. They were moved by their affections, their interest, and their resentments, just as humanity is moved today.
~By John Sergeant Wise ~


Different taste in jokes is a great strain on the affections.
~By George Eliot ~


Every man hath a general desire of his own happiness; and likewise a variety of particular affections, passions, and appetites to particular external objects.
~By Joseph Butler ~


I love Philadelphia. I was shocked at what a great city this is. For me, it is the cat's pajamas. I love everything about it. I love where I live. I love the people. I have been met with such kindness and affection here.
~By George Dzundza ~


That is the great mistake about the affections. It is not the rise and fall of empires, the birth and death of kings, or the marching of armies that move them most. When they answer from their depths, it is to the domestic joys and tragedies of life.
~By Amelia Barr ~


The metaphor of the king as the shepherd of his people goes back to ancient Egypt. Perhaps the use of this particular convention is due to the fact that, being stupid, affectionate, gregarious, and easily stampeded, the societies formed by sheep are most like human ones.
~By Northrop Frye ~


I obviously have a lot of love and affection for the people of Hamilton from playing there for so long.
~By Darren Flutie ~


I have an affection for a great city. I feel safe in the neighborhood of man, and enjoy the sweet security of the streets.
~By Henry Wadsworth Longfellow ~


You, yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe, deserve your love and affection.
~By Buddha ~


I think the President inspires tremendous affection and loyalty by a wide range of people.
~By Kenneth Starr ~


All the dark, malevolent Passions of the Soul are roused and exerted; its mild and amiable affections are suppressed; and with them, virtuous Principles are laid prostrate.
~By Charles Inglis ~


Talk not of wasted affection - affection never was wasted.
~By Henry Wadsworth Longfellow ~


The parental, and filial affections seem to be as ardent, their sensibility and attachment, as active and faithful, as those observed to be in human nature.
~By William Bartram ~


Affection reproaches, but does not denounce.
~By Mason Cooley ~


Even Stravinsky does not evoke the same public affection as Verdi.
~By Charles Rosen ~


In every loving woman there is a priestess of the past - a pious guardian of some affection, of which the object has disappeared.
~By Henri Frederic Amiel ~


My affections are easily swayed and I can be very unfaithful.
~By Dusty Springfield ~


God Almighty is, to be sure, unmoved by passion or appetite, unchanged by affection; but then it is to be added that He neither sees nor hears nor perceives things by any senses like ours; but in a manner infinitely more perfect.
~By Joseph Butler ~


The object of self-love is expressed in the term self; and every appetite of sense, and every particular affection of the heart, are equally interested or disinterested, because the objects of them all are equally self or somewhat else.
~By Joseph Butler ~


Happiness or satisfaction consists only in the enjoyment of those objects which are by nature suited to our several particular appetites, passions, and affections.
~By Joseph Butler ~


Great affection is often the cause of violent animosity. The quarrels of men often arise from too great a familiarity.
~By Saskya Pandita ~


Yet, if the most frequent sex and apparently the best sex is that between married partners who are faithful to one another, is there not a hint that affection might be an important aspect of sex? Even love?
~By Andrew Greeley ~


Humor is the affectionate communication of insight.
~By Leo Rosten ~

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