Affection Quotes

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Children need admiration rather than affection.

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Affection is a bad advisor.
— German proverb

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How soothing is affection ... this sweetener of life.
When affection only speaks, truth is not always there.
The affections cannot keep their youth any more than men.
Affection is a coal that must be cool'd
Else, suffered, it will set the heart of fire.
Affection is like the noonday sun; it does not need the presence of another to be manifest.
When someone who's starved of love is shown something that looks like sincere affection, is it any wonder that she jumps at it and clings to it?
And almost the hardest of all is learning to be a well of affection and not a fountain, to show them we love them, not when we feel like it, but when they do.
One is apt to think of people's affection as a fixed quantity, instead of a sort of moving sea with tide always going out or coming in but still fundamentally there.
Human the one great curse of mankind, the principal obstruction to its progress.  Take myself, for instance; all my life affection has been showered on me, and everything that I have done I have had to do in spite of it.
When I look back on the pain of sex, the love like a wild fox so ready to bite, the antagonism that sits like a twin beside love, and contrast it with affection...of two people who have lived a life together (and of whom one must die) it's the affection I find richer.  It's that I would have again.  Not all those doubtful rainbow colors.