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Affection Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Affection

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Yes, the meeting of dear friends atones for the regret of separation; and like it so much enhances affection, that after absence one wonders how one has been able to stay away from them so long.
~By Marguerite Gardiner ~


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


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 ~


I utter this word with deepest affection and from the very bottom of my heart.
~By Giuseppe Garibaldi ~


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 ~


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 ~


But if you love animals for all the right reasons- and that's just love and affection- then you're going to go after animals who need you.
~By Eric Roberts ~


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 ~


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


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


I just don't know how to deal with so many people giving me that much affection. I never had that in my life.
~By Tupac Shakur ~


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


Michael is a funny character, for whom I have a great deal of affection. He sat across his desk and seemed to be a bit of a blunt fellow. We began talking about the characters and he opened up about his vision.
~By Madeleine Stowe ~


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


We long for an affection altogether ignorant of our faults. Heaven has accorded this to us in the uncritical canine attachment.
~By George Eliot ~


Disaffection stalks around us.
~By Dolley Madison ~


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 ~


Men are more accountable for their motives, than for anything else; and primarily, morality consists in the motives, that is in the affections.
~By Archibald Alexander ~


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 ~


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 final test for a novel will be our affection for it, as it is the test of our friends, and of anything else which we cannot define.
~By E. M. Forster ~


I worked with my son when he was much younger; we did L.A. Law together, where I played his father and he played a kid who was suing his father for alienation of affection or something. It was great.
~By Rene Auberjonois ~


The natural term of the affection of the human animal for its offspring is six years.
~By George Bernard Shaw ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


My family was loving... they were very supportive and very affectionate, and basically I could do what I wanted, and basically it wasn't anything dangerous, thank God.
~By Bob Balaban ~


When affection only speaks, truth is not always there.
~By Thomas Middleton ~


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


My unhealthy affection for my second daughter has waned. Now I despise all my seven children equally.
~By Evelyn Waugh ~


The great model of the affection of love in human beings is the sentiment which subsists between parents and children.
~By William Godwin ~


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 ~


In life, there are no perfect affections.
~By James Merrill ~


I foster a sorrowful conception of affection. Make no sacrifices.
~By Franz Liszt ~


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 ~


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


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


All those authors there, most of whom of course I've never met. That's the poetry side, that's the prose side, that's the fishing and miscellaneous behind me. You get an affection for books that you've enjoyed.
~By Norman MacCaig ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


I would tell anyone who wants something from someone else to feign not wanting it. People are perverse. If you show great affection to them, they'll run the other way.
~By Hedy Lamarr ~


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 ~


I claim that rape exists any time sexual intercourse occurs when it has not been initiated by the woman, out of her own genuine affection and desire.
~By Robin Morgan ~


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


Whilst in Prussia poets only speak of the love of country as one of the dearest of all human affections, here there is no man who does not feel, and describe with rapture, how much he loves his country.
~By Karl Philipp Moritz ~


If you are worthy of its affection, a cat will be your friend but never your slave.
~By Theophile Gautier ~


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


I love dogs. They live in the moment and don't care about anything except affection and food. They're loyal and happy. Humans are just too damn complicated.
~By David Duchovny ~


Throughout the past, there has been a lack of intimacy, affection, and regard for Islam by Christianity. This, to a large extent, has been due to a lack of knowledge of the great human and spiritual ideals for which Islam and the teachings of Islam stand.
~By Aly Khan ~


Curiosity is natural to the soul of man and interesting objects have a powerful influence on our affections.
~By Daniel Boone ~


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


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


My father had retained an emotional affection for the ceremonial of his parental home, without allowing it to influence his intellectual freedom.
~By Franz Boas ~


Jealousy is the grave of affection.
~By Mary Baker Eddy ~


If we treated everyone we meet with the same affection we bestow upon our favorite cat, they, too, would purr.
~By Martin Delany ~


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 ~


After my mistress was dead, I lived most comfortably, my master having a great affection for me.
~By William Lilly ~


If we judge love by most of its effects, it resembles rather hatred than affection.
~By Francois de La Rochefoucauld ~


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 ~


LET us honour the King by cherishing respectful Sentiments concerning him; speaking of him with Affection, with Esteem and Reverence; and by promoting a like Spirit and Conduct in others.
~By Charles Inglis ~


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


Few people have ever seriously wished to be exclusively rational. The good life which most desire is a life warmed by passions and touched with that ceremonial grace which is impossible without some affectionate loyalty to traditional form and ceremonies.
~By Joseph Wood Krutch ~


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 ~


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 Soul debases her self, when she sets her affections on any thing but her creator.
~By Mary Astell ~


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 ~


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 ~


In many ways, that affection is the real reward for 56 years in the business. Although the money ain't exactly bad either.
~By Perry Como ~


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


During our travels, the Indians entertained me well; and their affection for me was so great, that they utterly refused to leave me there with the others, although the Governor offered them one hundred pounds sterling for me, on purpose to give me a parole to go home.
~By Daniel Boone ~


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 ~


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 ~


Never regret anything you have done with a sincere affection; nothing is lost that is born of the heart.
~By Basil Rathbone ~


When we bring back with us the objects most dear, and find those we left unchanged, we are tempted to doubt the lapse of time; but one link in the chain of affection broken, and every thing seems altered.
~By Marguerite Gardiner ~


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


Being Latin parents makes us extremely expressive with our affections.
~By Gloria Estefan ~


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 ~


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


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


And now, once again, I bid my hideous progeny go forth and prosper. I have an affection for it, for it was the offspring of happy days, when death and grief were but words, which found no true echo in my heart.
~By Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley ~


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


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


But today, I feel the genuine warmth, the affection, and although I may joke about it, I am touched.
~By Perry Como ~


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 ~

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