Best Affair Quotes : Affair Sayings In Life

These affair quotes will inspire you. Affair an event or sequence of events of a specified kind or that has previously been referred to or relationship between two people, one or both of whom are married to someone else.

A collection of motivating, happy, and encouraging affair quotes, affair sayings, and affair proverbs.

Famous Affair Quotes

  1. “All a man’s affairs become diseased when he wishes to cure evils by evils.” ~ Sophocles
  2. “Every nation whose affairs betray a want of wisdom and stability may calculate on every loss which can be sustained from the more systematic policy of its wiser neighbors.” ~ James Madison
  3. “As the unity of the modern world becomes increasingly a technological rather than a social affair, the techniques of the arts provide the most valuable means of insight into the real direction of our own collective purposes.” ~ Marshall McLuhan
  4. “Hatred is an affair of the heart; contempt that of the head.” ~ Arthur Schopenhauer

  5. “Romantic love is an illusion. Most of us discover this truth at the end of a love affair or else when the sweet emotions of love lead us into marriage and then turn down their flames.” ~ Thomas Moore , Love affair quotes
  6. “We really need to get over this love affair with the fetus and start worrying about children.” ~ Joycelyn Elders
  7. “Having an affair with an intern is just an incredibly stupid thing to do.” ~ Bradley Whitford
  8. “When a writer talks about his work, he’s talking about a love affair.” ~ Alfred Kazin

  9. “I have always considered that choosing a companion for life was a very important affair and that my happyness or misery in this life depended on the choice.” ~ Ezra Cornell
  10. “I have a genuine love affair with my audience. When I’m on stage they’re not privileged to see me. It’s a privilege for me to see them.” ~ Ozzy Osbourne
  11. “Politics: A strife of interests masquerading as a contest of principles. The conduct of public affairs for private advantage.” ~ Ambrose Bierce
  12. “Nothing in the affairs of men is worthy of great anxiety.” ~ Plato

  13. “I won’t write my autobiography because I never had an affair with Frank Sinatra, and if I had had, I wouldn’t tell anyone.” ~ Celia Johnson
  14. “The Christian use of religion as a personal love affair both shocked me, and attracted me.” ~ Lionel Blue
  15. “Even in the common affairs of life, in love, friendship, and marriage, how little security have we when we trust our happiness in the hands of others!” ~ William Hazlitt
  16. “The academy awards in England; it’s a classy affair as well.” ~ Brenda Blethyn

  17. “I grew up with an impatience with the anti-scientific. So I’m a bit miffed with our current love affair with all things Eastern. If I sneeze on the set, 40 people hand me echinacea. But I’d no sooner take that than eat a pencil. Maybe that’s why I took up boxing. It’s my response to men in white pajamas feeling each other’s chi.” ~ Hugh Laurie
  18. “People in their handlings of affairs often fail when they are about to succeed. If one remains as careful at the end as he was at the beginning, there will be no failure.” ~ Laozi
  19. “The best love affairs are those we never had.” ~ Norman Lindsay
  20. “It is frequently a misfortune to have very brilliant men in charge of affairs. They expect too much of ordinary men.” ~ Thucydides

  21. “I said to this priest: ‘Am I expected to believe that if I went out and had an affair that God was really going to be upset? Okay, thou shalt not kill… steal… but thou shalt not commit adultery? If no one is any the wiser, what the hell difference does it make?’ He was lovely. He told me the Commandments were laid down for a lot of guys living in the desert” ~ Diana Dors
  22. “I haven’t trusted polls since I read that 62% of women had affairs during their lunch hour. I’ve never met a woman in my life who would give up lunch for sex.” ~ Erma Bombeck
  23. “Success is a public affair. Failure is a private funeral.” ~ Rosalind Russell
  24. “Great love affairs start with Champagne and end with tisane.” ~ Honore de Balzac

  25. “Alas for the affairs of men! When they are fortunate you might compare them to a shadow; and if they are unfortunate, a wet sponge with one dash wipes the picture away.” ~ Aeschylus
  26. “If I place love above everything, it is because for me it is the most desperate, the most despairing state of affairs imaginable.” ~ Andre Breton
  27. “He who could foresee affairs three days in advance would be rich for thousands of years.” ~ Thomas Carlyle
  28. “Twenty can’t be expected to tolerate sixty in all things, and sixty gets bored stiff with twenty’s eternal love affairs.” ~ Emily Carr

  29. “If people see me having dinner with a beautiful woman, they immediately believe that I’m having a love affair with her. Of course, that’s rubbish. I’m not a playboy!” ~ George Clooney
  30. “The very phrase ‘foreign affairs’ makes an Englishman convinced that I am about to treat of subjects with which he has no concern.” ~ Benjamin Disraeli
  31. “I believe God is managing affairs and that He doesn’t need any advice from me. With God in charge, I believe everything will work out for the best in the end. So what is there to worry about.” ~ Henry Ford
  32. “Human affairs are so obscure and various that nothing can be clearly known.” ~ Desiderius Erasmus

  33. “A religion that takes no account of practical affairs and does not help to solve them is no religion.” ~ Mahatma Gandhi
  34. “The public pays and feels it is entitled to participate in the personal affairs of a performer.” ~ Hedy Lamarr
  35. “Humor is perhaps a sense of intellectual perspective: an awareness that some things are really important, others not; and that the two kinds are most oddly jumbled in everyday affairs.” ~ Christopher Morley
  36. “I don’t care about Clinton’s haircuts or his affairs or any of that stuff.” ~ Tim Robbins

  37. “This world crisis came about without women having anything to do with it. If the women of the world had not been excluded from world affairs, things today might have been different.” ~ Alice Paul
  38. “Now if there is one thing that we do worse than any other nation, it is try and manage somebody else’s affairs.” ~ Will Rogers
  39. “Do not meddle in the affairs of Wizards, for they are subtle and quick to anger.” ~ J. R. R. Tolkien
  40. “Every man, however wise, needs the advice of some sagacious friend in the affairs of life.” ~ Plautus

  41. “Involvement in public affairs is a legitimate use of celebrity” ~ Ron Silver
  42. “Marriage is not a simple love affair, it’s an ordeal, and the ordeal is the sacrifice of ego to a relationship in which two have become one.” ~ Joseph Campbell
  43. “I think all foreigners should stop interfering in the internal affairs of Iraq. Those who want to come and help are welcome. Those who come to interfere and destroy are not.” ~ Paul Wolfowitz
  44. “There were so much affairs of me created by the media… of course I was not always a true single. I had some relations, once also to a famous pop star.” ~ Gabriela Sabatini

  45. “And a musician has to learn to be frugal and to carefully manage financial affairs” ~ Charlie Byrd
  46. “Blunders are an inescapable feature of war, because choice in military affairs lies generally between the bad and the worse.” ~ Allan Massie
  47. “You are to have implicit confidence in your own ability, knowing that it is the nature of thought to externalize itself in your health and affairs, knowing that you are the thinker.” ~ Ernest Holmes
  48. “Public opinion shapes our destinies and guides the progress of human affairs.” ~ Frank B. Kellogg

  49. “We’re in an illusion about what our role is in world politics and foreign affairs, and our policies are killing and destroying and doing a lot of things that we are not aware of.” ~ Talib Kweli
  50. “Americans are inclined to see the world and foreign affairs in black and white.” ~ Richard Kerry
  51. “But Italy can only have any real influence on world affairs if it carries weight in Europe.” ~ Romano Prodi
  52. “The mistake that was made was, of course, leaving Saddam Hussein in charge of affairs.” ~ John Dingell

  53. “In such a condition of affairs, the practical difference between the abolitionist and the sympathizer, to the man who lost his slave and could not recover it, was very nebulous.” ~ John Sergeant Wise
  54. “Many people don’t give a rip about politics and know as much about public affairs as they know about the topography of Pluto.” ~ Tony Snow
  55. “Affairs that depend on many rarely succeed.” ~ Francesco Guicciardini
  56. “I realized that public affairs were also my affairs.” ~ Helen Gahagan Douglas

  57. “Probably we never fully credit the interdependence of wild creatures and their cognizance of the affairs of their own kind.” ~ Mary Hunter Austin
  58. “Japan and China are isolated and without intercourse with other countries; hence the President directed me to attend to or watch the state of affairs in China also.” ~ Townsend Harris
  59. “I had had an affair with the moon, in which there was neither sin nor shame.” ~ Laurence Sterne
  60. “Only towards the end of this process are any of the chapters in fully readable condition, a state of affairs that used to alarm my wife. But Joan’s got used to it.” ~ Fred Saberhagen
  61. “I was in Europe and it was at this stage that I fell in love with Americans in uniform. And I continue to have that love affair.” ~ Madeleine Albright

  62. “I was too old for a paper route, too young for Social Security and too tired for an affair.” ~ Erma Bombeck
  63. “If we listened to our intellect, we’d never have a love affair. We’d never have a friendship. We’d never go into business because we’d be cynical. Well, that’s nonsense. You’ve got to jump off cliffs all the time and build your wings on the way down.” ~ Ray Bradbury
  64. “When people get married because they think it’s a long-time love affair, they’ll be divorced very soon, because all love affairs end in disappointment. But marriage is a recognition of a spiritual identity.” ~ Joseph Campbell
  65. “When people get married because they think it’s a long-time love affair, they’ll be divorced very soon, because all love affairs end in disappointment. But marriage is a recognition of a spiritual identity.” ~ Joseph Campbell

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