Affection, All Quotes

65+ Affection Quotes

Affection refers to a gentle feeling of fondness or liking. it also means physical way of showing just how much you love someone. Its a fondness that consumes you. Wanting to touch, tickle, kiss, hug, or hold. This is a collection of 65+ Affection quotes and sayings.


1. Affection reproaches, but does not denounce. Mason Cooley
2. The natural term of the affection of the human animal for its offspring is six years. George Bernard Shaw
3. Love is not to be purchased, and affection has no price. St. Jerome
4. You, yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe, deserve your love and affection. Buddha
5. Expressions of affection, like putting your arm around someone's shoulder, holding hands, or giving a kiss good night, involve the principle of honesty. John Bytheway
6. Never regret anything you have done with a sincere affection; nothing is lost that is born of the heart. Basil Rathbone
7. Affection is responsible for nine-tenths of whatever solid and durable happiness there is in our lives. C. S. Lewis
8. Talk not of wasted affection - affection never was wasted. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
9. Jealousy is the grave of affection. Mary Baker Eddy
10. If equal affection cannot be, let the more loving be me. W. H. Auden
11. Self-interest is the enemy of all true affection. Franklin D. Roosevelt
12. If you are worthy of its affection, a cat will be your friend but never your slave. Theophile Gautier
13. Life is too sweet and too short to express our affection with just our thumbs. Touch is meant for more than a keyboard. Kristin Armstrong
14. We may not return the affection of those who like us, but we always respect their good judgment. Lillian Gordy Carter
15. Every human being I know craves love and affection. Terry McMillan
16. When affection only speaks, truth is not always there. Thomas Middleton
17. Every gift which is given, even though it be small, is in reality great, if it is given with affection. Pindar
18. It is difficult to be creative and enthusiastic about anything for which we do not feel affection. David Whyte
19. A mixture of admiration and pity is one of the surest recipes for affection. Arthur Helps
20. Most people would rather give than get affection. Aristotle
21. The great model of the affection of love in human beings is the sentiment which subsists between parents and children. William Godwin
22. The love for the brand is immense. It gets a lot of affection from millions and millions of people. Rajeev Suri
23. The initial spark, your affection for the characters, all those things can disappear. It's a perilous thing. Patrick deWitt
24. It's important to show children love, affection and balance and invest time in their moral upbringing. John Caudwell
25. The choicest thing this world has for a man is affection. Josiah Gilbert Holland
26. Respect and affection for animals, particularly those who share our homes, recognize no geographic borders. Nick Clooney
27. Venetians feel affection and loyalty to their city, rather than to the Italian state. Donna Leon
28. The public has always had affection for gay entertainers. The time was right for an out gay entertainer. Julian Clary
29. Trust is that rare and priceless treasure that wins us the affection of our heavenly Father. Brennan Manning
30. Real luxury is a balance between quality and the affection you feel for an object that cannot be easily replicated. Marco Zanini
31. Book tours are almost designed to beat out of an author any affection he has for his book. Michael Lewis
33. I wasn't actually in love, but I felt a sort of tender curiosity. F. Scott Fitzgerald
34. If equal affection cannot be, Let the more loving one be me. W.H. Auden
35. There is nothing like wounded affection for giving poignancy to anger. Elizabeth Gaskell
36. Intelligence and education that hasn't been tempered by human affection isn't worth a damn. Daniel Keyes
37. Even with friends, I had difficulty giving or receiving physical affection, although I secretly craved it. Kate M. Taylor
38. Only as we mature does affection begin to depend on achievement. Alain de Botton
39. A concrete love is a mass of emotion formed into a compound mixture of affection, care, desire and expectation. Munia Khan
40. The more attention you give to your loved ones, the less affection you recieve from them. Michael Bassey Johnson
41. We need affection and tenderness to grow more than knowledge and ideas. Marty Rubin
42. The lights began to dim; Cosima reached back for my hand. Darkness always prompts her affection. Barry Yourgrau
43. True love is deep spiritual affection. Lailah Gifty Akita
44. The greater are our affections the deeper are our afflictions, and the more we love the more we have to weep. J.C. Ryle
45. Affection is like bread, unnoticed till we starve, and then we dream of it, and sing of it, and paint it. Emily Dickinson
46. Fortunately I did not need affection. Samuel Beckett
47. That our affections kill us not, nor dye. John Donne
48. A little bit of affection goes a long way toward reconciling one with the world. Marty Rubin
49. My affection for you is not my problem. Ljupka Cvetanova
50. Affection is invaluable. I will accept your heart as payment and change your mind. Amanda Mosher
51. Love requires trust, and trust requires honesty that is only got through love. Auliq Ice
52. Life wants you to be able to fully receive and give affection and love. Bryant McGill
53. Affection expressed physically made friendship so complete and binding. Gordon Merrick
54. Set your affection to infinity and your hate to zero! Mehmet Murat ildan
55. Marriage is the commodification of affection, copulation, and, reproduction. Mokokoma Mokhonoana
56. Affection is like the noonday sun; it does not need the presence of another to be manifest. Isabel Allende
57. Never chase love, affection, or attention. If it isn't given freely by another person, it isn't worth having. Ashley Purdy
58. The heart is not so constituted, and the only way to dispossess it of an old affection is by the expulsive power of a new one. Thomas Chalmers
59. Affection is responsible for nine-tenths of whatever solid and durable happiness there is in our lives. C. S. Lewis
60. It is the passion that is in a kiss that gives to it its sweetness; it is the affection in a kiss that sanctifies it. Christian Nestell Bovee
61. No money on earth can buy the love and affection that has been given to me by a grateful nation. Abdul Qadeer Khan
62. A little love and affection in everything you do will make the world a better place with or without you. Neil Young
63. Tender expressions of love and affection toward children are as much the responsibility of the father as the mother. Tell your children you love them. Howard W. Hunter
64. A man who isn't generous with his money isn't generous with his love and affection. Georgette Mosbacher
65. But if you love animals for all the right reasons- and that's just love and affection- then you're going to go after animals who need you. Eric Roberts
66. People were very passionate and over the top about showing me their love and affection and they memorized my songs in Spanish. Thalia
67. No test tube can breed love and affection. No frozen packet of semen ever read a story to a sleepy child. Shirley Williams
68. 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
69. Talk not of wasted affection - affection never was wasted. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
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