Affection Quotes

A mixture of admiration and pity is one of the surest recipes for affection.

Andre Maurois

No decking sets forth anything so much as affection.

Sir Philip Sidney

Talk not of wasted affection; affection never was wasted

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Talk not of wasted affection; affection was never wasted.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Do you know what it means to come home at night to a woman wholl give you a little love, a little affection, a little tenderness? It means youre in the wrong house, thats what it means.

Henny Youngman

Do not be afraid of showing your affection. Be warm and tender, thoughtful and affectionate. Men are more helped by sympathy, than by service; love is more than money, and a kind word will give more pleasure than a present.

John Lubbock

There are two sorts of affection - the love of a woman you respect, and the love for the woman you love.

Arthur Wing Pinero

O happy hours when I may once more encircle within these arms the dearest object of my love- when I shall again feel the pressure of that 'aching head' which will delight to recline upon my bosom, when I may again press to my heart which palpitates with the purest affection that loved one who has so long shared its undivided devotion

Alexander Hamilton Rice

Talk not of wasted affection; affection never was wasted.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

A human being is part of a whole, called by us the Universe, a part limited in time and space. He experiences himself, his thoughts and feelings, as something separated from the rest a kind of optical delusion of his consciousness. This delusion is a kind of prison for us, restricting us to our personal desires and to affection for a few persons nearest us. Our task must be to free ourselves from this prison by widening our circles of compassion to embrace all living creatures and the whole of nature in its beauty.

Albert Einstein

One of the best temporary cures for pride and affection is seasickness; a man who wants to vomit never puts on airs.

Josh Billings

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

Nan Fairbrother

We can live without religion and meditation, but we cannot survive without human affection.

Dalai Lama

Every gift, though it be small, is in reality great if given with affection.

Pindar

The conqueror is regarded with awe; the wise man commands our respect; but it is only the benevolent man that wins our affection

William Dean Howells

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

Theophile Gautier

Hatreds are the cinders of affection.

Walter Raleigh

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

Pindar

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

Buddha

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.

Christian Nevell Bovee

If you could see my legs when I take my boots off, you'd form some idea of what unrequited affection is.

Unknown

The two qualities which chiefly inspire regard and affection [are] that a thing is your own and that it is your only one.

Aristotle

Do not allow yourself to be imprisoned by any affection. Keep your solitude. The day, if it ever comes, when you are given true affection there will be no opposition between interior solitude and friendship, quite the reverse. It is even by this infallible sign that you will recognize it.

Simone Weil

Words of praise, indeed, are almost as necessary to warm a child into a genial life as acts of kindness and affection. Judicious praise is to children what the sun is to flowers.

Christian Nestell Bovee
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