Affection Quotes

Most affections are habits or duties we lack the courage to end.
Henri de Montherlant
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

Henry wadsworth longfellow - talk not of wasted affection, affection never was...
Aleksandr solzhenitsyn - one should never direct people towards happiness,...
We are not enemies but friends. We must not be enemies. Though passion may have strained it must not break our bonds of affection. The mystic cords of memory shall swell when again touched, as surely they will be, by the better angels of nature.
Abraham Lincoln
A correct answer is like an affectionate kiss.
Johann von Goethe

Samuel richardson - good men must be affectionate men....
We are a spectacular, splendid manifestation of life. We have language.... We have affection We have genes for usefulness, and usefulness is about as close to a common goal of nature as I can guess at. And finally, and perhaps best of all, we have music.
Lewis Thomas, The Medusa and the Snail (1979)
I wash my hands of those who imagine chattering to be knowledge, silence to be ignorance, and affection to be art.
Kahlil Gibran
The affections are like lightning; You cannot tell where they will strike till they have fallen.
Jean Baptiste Lacoraire
Nonsense and noise will oft prevail, when honour and affection fail.
William Lloyd
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".