Best Affection Quotes On Success In Life

These affection quotes will inspire you. Affection is a gentle feeling of fondness or liking.

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

Famous Affection Quotes

  1. “We can live without religion and meditation, but we cannot survive without human affection.” ~ Dalai Lama
  2. “Affection is responsible for nine-tenths of whatever solid and durable happiness there is in our lives.” ~ C. S. Lewis
  3. “Every gift which is given, even though is be small, is, in reality, great, if it is given with affection” ~ Pindar
  4. “You can’t measure the mutual affection of two human beings by the number of words they exchange.” ~ Milan Kundera

  5. “To feel much for others and little for ourselves, that to restrain our selfish, and to indulge our benevolent affections, constitutes the perfection of human nature.” ~ Adam Smith
  6. “A loving heart is the beginning of all knowledge.” ~ Thomas Carlyle
  7. “I was born with an enormous need for affection, and a terrible need to give it.” ~ Audrey Hepburn
  8. “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

  9. “Every gift, though it be small, is, in reality, great if given with affection.” ~ John Wolcott
  10. “Owners of dogs will have noticed that, if you provide them with food and water and shelter and affection, they will think you are God. Whereas owners of cats are compelled to realize that, if you provide them with food and water and affection, they draw the conclusion that they are God.” ~ Christopher Hitchens
  11. “If equal affection cannot be, let the more loving be me.” ~ W. H. Auden
  12. “Affection is the broadest basis of a good life.” ~ George Eliot

  13. “A public library is the most enduring of memorials, the trustiest monument for the preservation of an event or a name or an affection; for it, and it only, is respected by wars and revolutions, and survives them.” ~ Mark Twain
  14. “Self-interest is the enemy of all true affection.” ~ Franklin D. Roosevelt
  15. “Never regret anything you have done with a sincere affection; nothing is lost that is born of the heart.” ~ Basil Rathbone
  16. “Most people would rather give than get affection.” ~ Aristotle

  17. “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.” ~ Gautama Buddha
  18. “He who does not see the angels and devils in the beauty and malice of life will be far removed from knowledge, and his spirit will be empty of affection.” ~ Khalil Gibran
  19. “A husband and wife ought to continue united so long as they love each other. Any law which should bind them to cohabitation for one moment after the decay of their affection would be a most intolerable tyranny, and the most unworthy of toleration.” ~ Percy Bysshe Shelley
  20. “I have been extremely touched by these signs of affection on the part of all the Thai people.” ~ Bhumibol Adulyadej

  21. “It’s not till sex has died out between a man and a woman that they can really love. And now I mean affection. Now I mean to be fond of (as one is fond of oneself) –to hope, to be disappointed, to live inside the other heart.” ~ Enid Bagnold
  22. “Unless our conception of patriotism is progressive, it cannot hope to embody the real affection and the real interest of the nation.” ~ Jane Addams
  23. “Love is composed of a single soul inhabiting two bodies.” ~ Aristotle
  24. “I want to be very close to someone I respect and admire and have somebody who feels the same way about me.” ~ Richard Bach

  25. “A kiss is a lovely trick designed by nature to stop speech when words become superfluous.” ~ Ingrid Bergman
  26. “Affection, like melancholy, magnifies trifles.” ~ Leigh Hunt
  27. “It’s hard for anybody who’s been with me not to feel starved for affection when I’m making love to my ideas. Maybe it’s not meant for me to settle down and be married.” ~ Jim Carrey
  28. “Affection reproaches, but does not denounce.” ~ Mason Cooley

  29. “I love dogs. They live in the moment and don’t care about anything except affection and food. They’re loyal and happy. Humans are just too damn complicated.” ~ David Duchovny
  30. “Human beings are funny. They long to be with the person they love but refuse to admit openly. Some are afraid to show even the slightest sign of affection because of fear. Fear that their feelings may not be recognized, or even worst, returned. But one thing about human beings puzzles me the most is their conscious effort to be connected with the object of their affection even if it kills them slowly within.” ~ Sigmund Freud
  31. “What I have always wanted for myself is much more primitive. It is probably nothing more than the affection of the people with whom I am in contact, and their good opinion of me.” ~ Anna Freud
  32. “I just don’t know how to deal with so many people giving me that much affection. I never had that in my life.” ~ Tupac Shakur

  33. “My father, who died a few years ago, was a good, simple, very honest man. His faith and affection for his family was just unassailable, without question.” ~ David Ogden Stiers
  34. “Caresses, expressions of one sort or another, are necessary to the life of the affections as leaves are to the life of a tree. If they are wholly restrained, love will die at the roots.” ~ Nathaniel Hawthorne
  35. “I wasn’t actually in love, but I felt a sort of tender curiosity.” ~ F. Scott Fitzgerald
  36. “I foster a sorrowful conception of affection. Make no sacrifices.” ~ Franz Liszt

  37. “Great affection is often the cause of violent animosity. The quarrels of men often arise from too great a familiarity.” ~ Sakya Pandita
  38. “It’s absolutely true that it’s almost impossible to play a character without having any affection for him.” ~ Michael Shanks , Affection quotes for him
  39. “The atmosphere at my school was very competitive. Young girls were competing with each other every day for status, for leadership, for the affection of the teachers. I hated it.” ~ Zhang Ziyi
  40. “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

  41. “Our sweetest experiences of affection are meant to be suggestions of that realm which is the home of the heart.” ~ Henry Ward Beecher
  42. “Never chase love, affection, or attention. If it isn’t given freely by another person, it isn’t worth having.” ~ Ashley Purdy , Affection quotes love
  43. “One must not be mean with the affections; what is spent of the fund is renewed in the spending itself.” ~ Sigmund Freud
  44. “Oh, Lizzy! do anything rather than marry without affection.” ~ Jane Austen

  45. “I am certain of nothing but the holiness of the heart’s affections, and the truth of imagination.” ~ John Keats
  46. “One should never direct people towards happiness because happiness too is an idol of the marketplace. 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
  47. “Affection, like melancholy, magnifies trifles; but the magnifying of the one is like looking through a telescope at heavenly objects; that of the other, like enlarging monsters with a microscope.” ~ Leigh Hunt
  48. “Jealousy is the grave of affection.” ~ Mary Baker Eddy

  49. “The petty man is eager to make boasts, yet desires that others should believe in him. He enthusiastically engages in deception, yet wants others to have affection for him. He conducts himself like an animal, yet wants others to think well of him.” ~ Xunzi
  50. “No man can be a good teacher unless he has feelings of warm affection toward his pupils and a genuine desire to impart to them what he believes to be of value.” ~ Bertrand Russell
  51. “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
  52. “No decking sets forth anything so much as affection.” ~ Philip Sidney

  53. “I wash my hands of those who imagine chattering to be knowledge, silence to be ignorance, and affection to be art.” ~ Khalil Gibran
  54. “We are easily comforted for the misfortunes of our friends, when those misfortunes give us an occasion of expressing our affection and solicitude.” ~ Francois de La Rochefoucauld , Affection quotes for friends
  55. “The kindness and affection from the public have carried me through some of the most difficult periods, and always your love and affection have eased the journey.” ~ Princess Diana
  56. “A mother’s arms are made of tenderness and children sleep soundly in them.” ~ Victor Hugo

  57. “Like all my family and class, I considered it a sign of weakness to show affection; to have been caught kissing my mother would have been a disgrace, and to have shown affection for my father would have been a disaster.” ~ Agnes Smedley
  58. “The affection of young ladies is of as rapid growth as Jack’s beanstalk, and reaches up to the sky in a night.” ~ William Makepeace Thackeray
  59. “Affection can withstand very severe storms of vigor, but not a long polar frost of indifference.” ~ Walter Scott
  60. “The affections cannot keep their youth any more than men.” ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

  61. “The essential elements of giving are power and love – activity and affection – and the consciousness of the race testifies that in the high and appropriate exercise of these is a blessedness greater than any other.” ~ Mark Hopkins
  62. “Praise is well, compliment is well, but affection-that is the last and most precious reward that any man can win, whether by character or achievement.” ~ Mark Twain
  63. “The choicest thing this world has for a man is affection.” ~ J. G. Holland

  64. “The happiest moments my heart knows are those in which it is pouring forth its affections to a few esteemed characters.” ~ Thomas Jefferson
  65. “The way to change others’ minds is with affection and not anger.” ~ Dalai Lama

Affection is a feeling of liking and caring for someone or something.

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