Affection Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Affection

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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


Surrealism is a bourgeois disaffection; that its militants thought it universal is only one of the signs that it is typically bourgeois.
~By Susan Sontag ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


Disaffection stalks around us.
~By Dolley Madison ~


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


There is a time for risky love. There is a time for extravagant gestures. There is a time to pour out your affections on one you love. And when the time comes - seize it, don't miss it.
~By Max Lucado ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


In the early days of Christianity the exercise of chastity was frequently combined with a close and romantic intimacy of affection between the sexes which shocked austere moralists.
~By Havelock Ellis ~


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


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


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


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 ~


Few misfortunes can befall a boy which bring worse consequence than to have a really affectionate mother.
~By W. Somerset Maugham ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~

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