Affection Quotes

Jealousy is the grave of affection

Mary Baker Eddy

Affection, mistress of passion, sways it to the mood of what it likes or loathes.

William Shakespeare

Affection is the broadest basis of good in life.

George Eliot

Don't be afraid of showing 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.

Sir John Lubbock

The most affectionate creature in the world is a wet dog.

Ambrose Bierce

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

Jane Austen

Tokens of affection ease the wariness of time.

Wes Fessler

The affection of young ladies is of as rapid growth as Jack's beanstalk, and reaches up to the sky in a night.

William Makepeace Thackeray

Affection is a coal that must be cooled; Else, suffered, it will set the heart on fire.

William Shakespeare

Love is strong in its passion; affection is powerful in its gentleness.

Jules Michelet

No affections and a great brain,--these are the men to command the world.

Benjamin Disraeli

The moment we indulge our affections, the earth is metamorphosed, there is no winter and no night; all tragedies, all ennui s, vanish, all duties even.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

Buddha

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

Kahlil Gibran

The affections are the children of ignorance; when the horizon of our experience expands, and models multiply, love and admiration imperceptibly vanish.

Benjamin Disraeli

Words of affection, howsoe'er express'd, The latest spoken still are deem'd the best.

Joanna Baillie

Does it really matter what these affectionate people do so long as they dont do it in the streets and frighten the horses!

Beatrice Stella Tanner Campbell

You don't need words just one kiss, then another.

Kate Bush

Touch me, hold me. How my open arms ache! Try to fall for me.

Kate Bush

That trial is not fair where affection is judge

Thomas Fuller

A difference of tastes in jokes is a great strain on the affections.

George Eliot

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

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.

David Duchovny

But then to wake and find it flown, The dream of happiness destroyed, To find myself unloved, alone, What tongue can speak the dreary void? A heart whence warm affections flow, Creator, thou hast given to me, And am I only thus to know How sweet the joys of love would be?

Anne Bront

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Updated On : November 18, 2013
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