Affection Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Affection

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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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


Disaffection stalks around us.
~By Dolley Madison ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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


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 ~


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


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


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


When a writer admits that he has an affection for something which he has written, it is high time to pray for his soul.
~By Dornford Yates ~


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


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


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 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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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


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 ~


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 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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


We may not return the affection of those who like us, but we always respect their good judgment.
~By Lillian Gordy Carter ~


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


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


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 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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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


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


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


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 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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~

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