Affection Quotes

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

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

Andre Maurois

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

Set your affection on things above, not on things on the earth.


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

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

T.S. Eliot

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

My fond affection thou hast seen, Then judge of my regret To think more happy thou hadst been If we had never met.

Thomas Haynes Bayly

The Power Of Failure: We Get To Decide What It Means

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Updated On : November 18, 2013
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