Quotes about Hugs and Hugging

Most popular hugs quotes

Everyone knows that by far the happiest and universally enjoyable age of man is the first.  What is there about babies which makes us hug and kiss and fondle them, so that even an enemy would give them help at that age?


Everybody needs hugs.
Everybody needs a hug.  It changes your metabolism.
A hug is like a boomerang—you get it back right away.
When you hug someone, you want it to be a masterpiece of connection.


When we hug, our hearts connect and we know that we are not separate beings.
You need four hugs a day for survival, eight for maintenance, and 12 for growth.
Men greet each other with a sock on the arm, women with a hug, and the hug wears better in the long run.

men and women

Praise is warming and desirable and it is what the human race lives on like bread. But praise is an earned thing.  It has to be deserved like an honorary degree or a hug from a child.


I will not play at tug o' war.
I'd rather play hug o' war.
Where everyone hugs
Instead of tugs,
Where everyone giggles
And rolls on the rug,
Where everyone kisses,
And everyone grins,
and everyone cuddles,
And everyone wins.