Affection Quotes

"Were't not affection chains thy tender days To the sweet glances of thy honored love, I rather would entreat thy company To see the wonders of the world abroad Than, living dully sluggardized at home, Wear out thy youth with shapeless idleness."

William Shakespeare

Always when I see a man fond of praise I always think it is because he is an affectionate man craving for affection.

J. B. Yeats

That trial is not fair where affection is judge

Thomas Fuller

Self-interest is the enemy of all true affection.

Franklin D. Roosevelt

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

Affection is responsible for nine-tenths of whatever solid and durable happiness there is in our lives.

C.S. Lewis

Most people would rather give than get affection.

Aristotle

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

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

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
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