Best 602 of Affection quotes - MyQuotes
Of all things difficult to rule, none were more so than my will and affections.
THE BAD THING ABOUT FEAR Is it requires a reaction. Some hide. Some cry. But, like a dog condemned to a walled yard with no hope of escape or affection, some learn to bite.
England occupies a warm spot in my affections. It was the scene of my greatest performance. I was born there.
Thank you,” she says and yanks the pull-tab off the soda can. She takes a big sip and aaahs. Then she takes the pull-tab and puts it on her ring finger like a wedding band. She holds her hand out and looks at it. “Someday,” she says wistfully. “Wow, a soda pop pull-tab ring. You’re easy. Most girls want their ring from Tiffany’s.” “Well, I’m not most girls.” She’s telling me?
Woe to the heart that has not loved in youth!
A lot of humour is about just enjoying life and spontaneity and because you make a joke that puts somebody down - we're always teasing each other. It's with affection. It's nasty teasing that we - not all teasing; nasty teasing you cut out.
The idea of anyone contemplating our family and witnessing the affection that we all have for one another and seeing evil in it is deeply hurtful and sad; and also deeply bewildering.
Drunkenness is an immoderate affection and use of drink. That I call immoderation that is besides or beyond that order of good things for which God hath given us the use of drink.
I am more fond of achieving than striving. My theories must prove to be facts or be discarded as worthless. My efforts must soon be crowned with success, or discontinued.
Food is one part. Love is another part. So, the food will give them physical nutrition. The love and affection which you show, will give them mental nutrition.
Listening to your tape, I was reminded of this poem. It has the central question: Is it harder to count on someone or to know that you're being the one counted upon? Anyway, there's this part that goes: if equal affection cannot be, then let the more loving one be me. Have you ever read that one? It's one of my favorites.
Of all the tyrants the world affords, our own affections are the fiercest lords.
Matters of the heart are so incalculable!
We often think that only money, power and comfort give us gratification. But this is partial truth. We also feel happy when we play, work out, solve a complex problem or make a child smile by our love and affection. We enjoy success and hate failure, but there is hardly any success that is not preceded by failure. It is our failures that make our successes sweeter.
The female biologically [has] more potential to show affection and compassion.
Some people's name and affection cannot be out and removed, from the heart and mind; you are one of them.
The affections are immortal! They are the sympathies which unite the ceaseless generations.
Yes, the meeting of dear friends atones for the regret of separation; and like it so much enhances affection, that after absence one wonders how one has been able to stay away from them so long.
The match I struck shall not run dead You’re my first inhale, my last cigarette.
Marcus Tullius Cicero
Friendship is nothing else than an accord in all things, human and divine, conjoined with mutual goodwill and affection.
He wondered how it could have taken him so long to realize how much he cared for her, and he told her so, and she called him an idiot, and he declared that it was the finest thing that ever a man has been called.
Be kind to all pets and animals because they will be kind back to you.
That night she dreamed of the deer. Strangely, the animal was holding her. She cuddled close into the soft fur and touched and kissed it gently. In the morning her pillow was wet with tears.
Christian Nestell Bovee
We give our best affections to the beautiful, only our second best to the useful.
A woman of seven and twenty, said Marianne, after pausing a moment, can never hope to feel or inspire affection again.
Barça has always given me great affection, and even to this day. I only have words of gratitude for them
It is a certain rule that wit and passion are entirely incompatible. When the affections are moved, there is no place for the imagination.
Humanism is my Religion, Good is my adoption , Bad is my Elimination, Acceptance is my Decision, Love is My Gift , Relation is my Affection ,Truth is My Strength, Help Is My Credit , Knowledge is My Treasure
Preferment goes by letter and affection, And not by old gradation, where each second Stood heir to th's first.
His mind drifted back to times past. He missed the companionship of his old pack. He had grown up in the pack and knew each wolf by sight and smell. They had played and hunted, bred and cared for the young, and fought and died together. His bonds to the other wolves had been very close – particularly his mate. She had been the strongest and the swiftest female. She had reared their young well and had always yelped and whined with affection after he returned from the hunt. He remembered the comfort he had felt on so many starry nights, lying beside her with his head resting upon her neck in a sign of affection. However, she was gone now, and he could not bring her back. The two-legged ones had seen to that.
Man has wants deeper than can be supplied by wealth or nature or domestic affections. His great relations are to his God and to eternity.
"To Parlin's mind, nothing showed affection like a hunk of something dead and bleeding on the table.
Alessandra approached the geniuses of the past to give them life with her attention, which was the form her affection took: paying attention.
Karl Kristian Flores
My affection for you is attached to whatever self I possess -- an inherent, eternal synchronization... an automatic response to living... transforming from hit to misses, from Ms. to Mrs...
My affections are easily swayed and I can be very unfaithful.
The lust of dominion burns with a flame so fierce as to overpower all other affections of the human breast.
If the good so loved and desired do appear possible and feasible in the attaining, then it exciteth the passion of hope, which is a compound of desire and expectation : when we look upon it as requiring our endeavour to attain it, and as it is to be had in a prescribed way, then it provokes the passion of courage or boldness, and concludes in resolution. Lastly, If this good be apprehended as preset, then ti provoketh to delight or joy. If the thing itself be present, the jy is greatest. If but the idea of it, either through the remainder or memory of the good that is past, or through the fore-apprehension of that which we expect, yet even this also exciteth our joy. And this joy is the perfection of all the rest of the affections, when it is raised on the full fruition of the good itself(575).
My grandma used to tell me that: “Animals are born as animals but humans are not. A human being is something adventitious and affection is necessary to be a human being. Whoever has a feeling of affection, he is a good human. Find them and make friends with them” -Red White Love: The Love of Liverpool FC
Marcus Tullius Cicero
If we lose affection and kindliness from our life: we lose all that gives it charm.
There is nothing of permanent value (putting aside a few human affections) nothing that satisfies quiet reflection--except the sense of having worked according to one's capacity and light to make things clear and get rid of cant and shams of all sorts.
My affection for you is not my problem.
None of the affections have been noted to fascinate and bewitch but envy.
My mom, we had a relationship. I knew she loved me. I always knew she loved me. But she didn't, openly or overtly, express, you know, affection and love. But I - I knew. I knew she did.
Venetians feel affection and loyalty to their city, rather than to the Italian state.
But one thing about human beings puzzles me the most is their conscious effort to be connected with the object of their affection even if it kills them slowly within.
Noble characters and pure affections and happy scenes are very comforting things. They're a refuge from life's disillusionments.
When a woman says she doesn't want to be your fling, it doesn't mean she wants to be your girlfriend either. All the signs and words may just be her way of accommodating you or showing that you're good company, and not because she loves you at all to want more from you.
After praying, and before eating anything, it is a good custom for everyone to feed one another a small portion of the food. This will help to cultivate mutual love and affection among the family members.
In the last 20, 22 years I have sung here very often and I have always felt the affection and warmth of the Italians, and I feel very close to you.
True friendship develops not as a result of money or power but on the basis of genuine human affection.