You yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe, deserve your love and affection
Most people would rather give than get affection.
In nine cases out of ten, a woman had better show more affection than she feels.
Talk not of wasted affection; affection never was wasted.
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The fact is that people are good, Give people affection and security, and they will give affection and be secure in their feelings and their behavior.
I was born with an enormous need for affection, and a terrible need to give it.
You, yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe, deserve your love and affection.
I wash my hands of those who imagine chattering to be knowledge, silence to be ignorance, and affection to be art.
No affection and a great brain, these are the people to command the world.
All brave men love; for he only is brave who has affections to fight for, whether in the daily battle of life, or in physical contests.
With affection beaming in one eye, and calculation shining out of the other.
What will not woman, gentle woman dare; when strong affection stirs her spirit up?
Curiosity is natural to the soul of man and interesting objects have a powerful influence on our affections.
Hatreds are the cinders of affection.
Set your affection on things above, not on things on the earth. Colossians 3:2
Love is not to be purchased, and affection has no price.
Few misfortunes can befall a boy which bring worse consequences than to have a really affectionate mother.
The Sun, the hearth of affection and life, pours burning love on the delighted earth.
A correct answer is like an affectionate kiss.
Animals speak with pure affection. It's important to me to get something going in NY so we can get to be a no-kill city, and give the animals homes and more attention and love.
Who can guess how much industry and providence and affection we have caught from the pantomime of brutes?
The final test for a novel will be our affection for it, as it is the test of our friends, and of anything else which we cannot define.
Many merry Christmases, friendships, great accumulation of cheerful recollections, affection on earth, and Heaven at last for all of us.
Affection is the most important thing.
And the quality of affection - with your friends, your lovers, your family. But particularly for your own generation.
The choicest thing this world has for a man is affection.
A mixture of admiration and pity is one of the surest recipes for affection.
No test tube can breed love and affection.
No frozen packet of semen ever read a story to a sleepy child.
Always when I see a man fond of praise I always think it is because he is an affectionate man craving for affection.
One of the best temporary cures for pride and affection is seasickness;
a man who wants to vomit never puts on airs.
Simplicity is the intention, purity in the affection;
simplicity turns to God, purity unites with and enjoys him.
To laugh often and much; to win the respect of intelligent people and the affection of children; to earn the appreciation of honest critics and endure the betrayal of false friends; to appreciate beauty, to find the best in others; to leave the world a little better; whether by a healthy child, a garden patch or a redeemed social condition; to know even one life has breathed easier because you have lived. This is the meaning of success.
It's not every day that you get to be affectionate around something, it just doesn't happen that often.
The Soul debases her self, when she sets her affections on any thing but her creator.
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.
Self-interest is the enemy of all true affection.
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.
My unhealthy affection for my second daughter has waned.
Now I despise all my seven children equally.
A scientific man ought to have no wishes, no affections, - a mere heart of stone.
In every loving woman there is a priestess of the past - a pious guardian of some affection, of which the object has disappeared.
Never regret anything you have done with a sincere affection;
nothing is lost that is born of the heart.
[S]he stood for some moments gazing at the sisters, with affection beaming in one eye, and calculation shining out of the other.
Dumbo... makes me cry. Every single time and in the exact same spot. I just have a special affection for Dumbo.
When it comes to accepting emotional support or affection, I'm a little guarded and hardened to that.
He that hath wife and children hath given hostages to fortune, for they are impediments to great enterprises, either of virtue or mischief. Certainly the best works and of greatest merit for the public have proceeded from the unmarried or childless men, which both in affection and means have married and endowed the public. He was reputed one of the wise men that made answer to the question, when a man should marryA young man not yet, an elder man not at all.
The American city should be a collection of communities where every member has a right to belong. It should be a place where every man feels safe on his streets and in the house of his friends. It should be a place where each individuals dignity and self-respect is strengthened by the respect and affection of his neighbors. It should be a place where each of us can find the satisfaction and warmth which comes from being a member of the community of man. This is what man sought at the dawn of civilization. It is what we seek today.
I have loved but one flag and I can not share that devotion and give affection to the mongrel banner invented for a league.
The historian should be fearless and incorruptible;
a man of independence, loving frankness and truth; one who, as the poet says, calls a fig a fig and a spade a spade. He should yield to neither hatred nor affection, but should be unsparing and unpitying. He should be neither shy nor deprecating, but an impartial judge, giving each side all it deserves but no more. He should know in his writings no country and no city; he should bow to no authority and acknowledge no king. He should never consider what this or that man will think, but should state the facts as they really occurred.
They are, as it were, train-bearers in the pageant of life, and hold a glass up to humanity, frailer than itself. We see ourselves at second-hand in them: they show us all that we are, all that we wish to be, and all that we dread to be. What brings the resemblance nearer is, that, as they imitate us, we, in our turn, imitate them. There is no class of society whom so many persons regard with affection as actors.
To see helpless infancy stretching out her hands, and pouring out her cries in testimony of dependence, without any powers to alarm jealousy, or any guilt to alienate affection, must surely awaken tenderness in every human mind; and tenderness once excited will be hourly increased by the natural contagion of felicity, by the repercussion of communicated pleasure, by the consciousness of dignity of benefaction.
Even from their infancy we frame them to the sports of love: their instruction, behavior, attire, grace, learning and all their words azimuth only at love, respects only affection. Their nurses and their keepers imprint no other thing in them.
We must live for the few who know and appreciate us, who judge and absolve us, and for whom we have the same affection and indulgence. The rest I look upon as a mere crowd...from whom there is nothing to be expected but fleeting emotions.