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affection Quotes

16 of the best book quotes about affection
  1. #1
    “Affection is responsible for nine-tenths of whatever solid and durable happiness there is in our lives”
  2. #2
    “Sometimes I wish I hadn’t known my daddy. . . . But I’ll say this for him . . . he felt a responsibility toward us. Maybe he ain’t treated us the way I felt he should have . . . but without that responsibility he could have walked off and left us.”
  3. #3
    “To truly love we must learn to mix various ingredients - care, affection, recognition, respect, commitment, and trust, as well as honest and open communication.”
  4. #4
    I have been seized by the power of a great affection.
  5. #5
    “The affection that this inarticulate brown horse had aroused...was a most amazing thing.”
  6. #6
    “His affections, like ivy, were the growth of time, they implied no aptness in the object.”
  7. #7
    “Be yourself. Especially do not feign affection.”
  8. #8
    “Since we weren’t married, we couldn’t kiss each other in public, or even give one another a friendly hug to express our extreme joy. We risked imprisonment and being whipped.”
  1. #9
    “She moves me not, or not removes at least,
    Affection’s edge in me.”
  2. #10
    “One after another our dear ones came running to the opposite bank, testifying in various ways their delight at our return, and hastening up on their side of the river, as we on ours, to the ford at which we had crossed in the morning. We were quickly on the other side, and, full of joy and affection, our happy party was once more united.”
  3. #11
    “There are a lot of people who will give money or materials, but very few who will give time and affection.”
  4. #12
    “The only affection that prevailed against time and the war was that which he had felt for his brother José Arcadio when they both were children, and it was not based on love but on complicity.”
  5. #13
    “Do anything rather than marry without affection.”
  6. #14
    He found that man needs affection, that life without a warming love is but a dry wheel, creaking and grating as it turns.
  7. #15
    “I have found that the platonic affection in friendships and familial love for children can be relied upon with certainty to lift the bruised soul and repair the wounded spirit.”
  8. #16
    “There’s something in natural affection which will lead it on to eternal love more easily than natural appetite could be led on. But there’s also something in it which makes it easier to stop at the natural level and mistake it for the heavenly. Brass is mistaken for gold more easily than clay is. And if it finally refuses conversion its corruption will be worse than the corruption of what ye call the lower passions. It is a stronger angel, and therefore, when it falls, a fiercer devil.”