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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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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


The married state, with and without the affection suitable to it, is the completest image of heaven and hell we are capable of receiving in this life.
~By Richard Steele ~


The hardest of all is learning to be a well of affection, and not a fountain; to show them we love them not when we feel like it, but when they do.
~By Nan Fairbrother ~


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 ~


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 ~


No money on earth can buy the love and affection that has been given to me by a grateful nation.
~By Abdul Qadeer Khan ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


We can live without religion and meditation, but we cannot survive without human affection.
~By Dalai Lama ~


The farewell between Hitler and Mussolini at the station was very affectionate. Both men were moved.
~By Galeazzo Ciano ~


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 ~


Whether you call my heart affectionate, or you call it womanish: I confess, that to my misfortune, it is soft.
~By Ovid ~


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


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


You know full well as I do the value of sisters' affections: There is nothing like it in this world.
~By Charlotte Bronte ~


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


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


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 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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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


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


The fact is that people are good, Give people affection and security, and they will give affection and be secure in their feelings and their behavior.
~By Abraham Maslow ~


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


In dread fear of sentimentality, another thing true is not said-that for its staff the paper is a source of pride and, I do believe, an object of affection and-yes, love.
~By Arthur Ochs Sulzberger ~


The atmosphere at my school was very competitive. Young girls were competing with each other every day for status, for leadership, for the affection of the teachers. I hated it.
~By Zhang Ziyi ~


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


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


It's hard for anybody who's been with me not to feel starved for affection when I'm making love to my ideas. Maybe it's not meant for me to settle down and be married.
~By Jim Carrey ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


My team and I have reunited two elements that coexist with difficulty: respect and affection, because when they love you they don't respect you and when they respect you they don't love you.
~By Shakira ~


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 ~


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


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


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


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


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


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


A mixture of admiration and pity is one of the surest recipes for affection.
~By Arthur Helps ~


Dumbo... makes me cry. Every single time and in the exact same spot. I just have a special affection for Dumbo.
~By Leonard Maltin ~


It is not because other people are dead that our affection for them grows faint, it is because we ourselves are dying.
~By Marcel Proust ~


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


In nine cases out of ten, a woman had better show more affection than she feels.
~By Aristotle ~


We are still so close, David and I. We were at a party the other day at my mum's house and I was sitting on his lap. We're very affectionate. And I looked at him and thought after being married for 11 years! We were the only couple who were even near each other at that party. We're soul mates.
~By Victoria Beckham ~


You can search throughout the entire universe for someone who is more deserving of your love and affection than you are yourself, and that person is not to be found anywhere. You yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe deserve your love and affection.
~By Buddha ~


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


Unless our conception of patriotism is progressive, it cannot hope to embody the real affection and the real interest of the nation.
~By Jane Addams ~


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 ~


You should not have taken advantage of my sensibility to steal into my affections without my consent.
~By Alexander Hamilton ~


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 ~


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 kindness and affection from the public have carried me through some of the most difficult periods, and always your love and affection have eased the journey.
~By Princess Diana ~


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 ~


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 ~

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