Affection Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Affection

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


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 ~


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


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


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


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


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


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


I have loved but one flag and I can not share that devotion and give affection to the mongrel banner invented for the League of Nations.
~By Henry Cabot Lodge ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 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 ~


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


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


Let grace and goodness be the principal loadstone of thy affections. For love which hath ends, will have an end; whereas that which is founded on true virtue, will always continue.
~By John Dryden ~


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


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


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 ~


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


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 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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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


It is the passion that is in a kiss that gives to it its sweetness; it is the affection in a kiss that sanctifies it.
~By Christian Nestell Bovee ~


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


He makes a great mistake... who supposes that authority is firmer or better established when it is founded by force than that which is welded by affection.
~By Terence ~


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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

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