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


Animals speak with pure affection. It's important to me to get something going in NY so we can get to be a no-kill city, and give the animals homes and more attention and love.
~By Bernadette Peters ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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 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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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


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 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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


Animals are reliable, many full of love, true in their affections, predictable in their actions, grateful and loyal. Difficult standards for people to live up to.
~By Alfred A. Montapert ~


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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


But most of all, I'm a part of you people out there who have listened to me, because especially you people in Michigan, you Tiger fans, you've given me so much warmth, so much affection and so much love.
~By Ernie Harwell ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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 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 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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


I wash my hands of those who imagine chattering to be knowledge, silence to be ignorance, and affection to be art.
~By Khalil Gibran ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


Everywhere I go in the world, people know me and recognise me and really show affection for me.
~By Tony Curtis ~


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


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


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


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 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 ~


There is no sinfulness in the will and affections without some error in the understanding. All lusts which a natural man lives in, are lusts of ignorance.
~By George Gillespie ~

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January 20 ,2021
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