Affection Quotes

Let grace and goodness be the principal loadstone of thy affections. For love which hath ends, will have an end whereas that which is founded on true virtue, will always continue.
John Dryden
You can search throughout the entire universe for someone who is more deserving of your love and affection than you are yourself, and that person is not to be found anywhere. you yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe deserve your love and affection.
Buddha

The main source of our wealth is goodness. The affections and the generous qualities that God admires in a world full of greed.
Alfred A. Montapert
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Talk not of wasted affection; affection never was wasted.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Remember, that if thou marry for beauty, thou bindest thyself all thy life for that which perchance will neither last nor please thee one year and when thou hast it, it will be to thee of no price at all for the desire dieth when it is attained, and the affection perisheth when it is satisfied.
Sir Walter Raleigh
Deceivers are the most dangerous members of society. They trifle with the best affections of our nature, and violate the most sacred obligations.
George Crabbe
One must not be mean with the affections what is spent of the fund is renewed in the spending itself.
Sigmund Freud
The moment we indulge our affections, the earth is metamorphosed there is no winter and no night all tragedies, all ennuis, vanish, - All duties even.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
A scientific man ought to have no wishes, no affections, - - A mere heart of stone.
Charles Darwin
Does it really matter what these affectionate people do - - So long as they don? t do it in the streets and frighten the horses!
Mrs. Patrick Campbell
I wash my hands of those who imagine chattering to be knowledge, silence to be ignorance, and affection to be art.
Kahlil Gibran
Talk not of wasted affection affection never was wasted.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Animals are reliable, many full of love, true in their affections, predictable in their actions, grateful and loyal. Difficult standards for people to live up to.
Alfred A. Montapert
No greater nor more affectionate honor can be conferred on an American than to have a public school named after him.
Herbert Clark Hoove
Most affections are habits or duties we lack the courage to end.
Henri de Montherlant
The hardest of all is learning to be a well of affection, and not a fountain to show them we love them not when we feel like it, but when they do.
Nan Fairbrothe
Nonsense and noise will oft prevail, when honour and affection fail.
William Lloyd
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
With affection beaming out of one eye, and calculation shining out of the other.
Charles Dickens
You, yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe, deserve your love and affection.
Buddha
Does it really matter what these affectionate people do - - So long as they dont do it in the streets and frighten the horses.
Mrs. Patrick Campbell
The main things which seem to me important on their own account, and not merely as means to other things, are knowledge, art, instinctive happiness, and relations of frendship or affection.
Bertrand Russell
The proof of a poet is that his country absorbs him as affectionately as he has absorbed it.
Walt Whitman, Preface to Leaves of Grass, 1855
Our sweetest experiences of affection are meant to point us to that realm which is the real and endless home of the heart.
Henry Ward Beeche
In the education of children there is nothing like alluring the interest and affection, otherwise you only make so many asses laden with books.
Michel de Montaigne
One should never direct people towards happiness, because happiness too is an idol of the market - Place. One should direct them towards mutual affection. A beast gnawing at its prey can be happy too, but only human beings can feel affection for each other, and this is the highest achievement they can aspire to.
Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
Talk not of wasted affection, affection never was wasted, If it enrich not the heart of another, its waters returning Back to their springs, like the rain shall fill them full of refreshment; That which the fountain sends forth returns again to the fountain.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
The politician in my country seeks votes, affection and respect, in that order. ... With few notable exceptions, they are simply men who want to be loved.
Edward R. Murrow
All my life, affection has been showered upon me, and every forward step I have made has been taken in spite of it.
George Bernard Shaw
The main things which seem to me important on their own account, and not merely as means to other things, are knowledge, art, instinctive happiness, and relations of friendship or affection.
Bertrand Russell
Talk not of wasted affection, affection never was wasted, If it enrich not the heart of another, its waters returning Back to their springs, like the rain shall fill them full of refreshment That which the fountain sends forth returns again to the fountain.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Affection cannot be manufactored or regulated by law. If one has no affection for a person or a system, one should be free to give the fullest expression to his disaffection, so long as he does not contemplate, promote, or incite to violence.
Mahatma Gandhi, 1922 Circuit House speech (court) charged with "attempting to disaffect towrds his majestys government".
The affections are like lightning; You cannot tell where they will strike till they have fallen.
Jean Baptiste Lacoraire
Judge of thine improvement, not by what thou speakest or writest, but by the firmness of thy mind, and the government of thy passions and affections.
Thomas Fulle
A correct answer is like an affectionate kiss.
Johann von Goethe
I muse with the greatest affection on every flower I have known from my infancy - Their shapes and colours are as new to me as if I had just created them with a superhuman fancy - It is because they are connected with the most thoughtless and happiest moments of our lives.
John Keats, Letter to James Rice, Feb 1820
Let grace and goodness be the principal loadstone of thy affections. For love which hath ends, will have an end; whereas that which is founded on true virtue, will always continue.
John Dryden