Affection Quotes

The happiest moments my heart knows are those in which it is pouring forth its affections to a few esteemed characters.

Thomas Jefferson

Talk not of wasted affection; affection never was wasted

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

No decking sets forth anything so much as affection.

Sir Philip Sidney

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

Andre Maurois

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

Bible

Most people would rather give than get affection.

Aristotle

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

Logan Pearsall Smith

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

C.S. Lewis

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

Lee Iacocca

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

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

Theophile Gautier

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

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

Pindar

Sometimes I think we Americans are the loneliest people in the world. To be sure, we hunger for the power of affection, the self-acceptance that gives life. It is the oldest and strongest hunger in the world. But hungering is not enough.

Sherwood Anderson

Reptiles and amphibians are sometimes thought of as primitive, dull and dimwitted. In fact, of course, they can be lethally fast, spectacularly beautiful, surprisingly affectionate and very sophisticated.

Sir David Frederick Attenborough

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Updated On : November 18, 2013
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