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A difference of taste in jokes is a great strain on the affections.
T.S. Eliot
Affection between adults - if they are really adult in mind and not merely grown up children - and creatures so relatively selfish and cruel as children necessarily are without knowing it or meaning it, cannot be called natural
George Bernard Shaw
All my life, affection has been showered upon me, and every forward step I have made has been taken in spite of it
George Bernard Shaw
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
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.
Kahlil Gibran
I am certain of nothing but the Holiness of the Heart's affections and the Truth of the Imagination
John Keats
I want to be very close to someone I respect and admire and have somebody who feels the same way about me.
Richard Bach
I was adored once too.
William Shakespeare
I wash my hands of those who imagine chattering to be knowledge, silence to be ignorance, and affection to be art.
Kahlil Gibran
If both the physiological and the safety needs are fairly well gratified, then there will emerge love and affection and belongingness needs, and the whole cycle already described will repeat itself with this new centre. Now the person will feel keenl
Abraham Maslow
If equal affection cannot be, let the more loving be me
W. H. Auden
In nine cases out of ten, a woman had better show more affection than she feels.
Jane Austen
Jealousy is the grave of affection
Mary Baker Eddy
Man will do many things to get himself loved; he will do all things to get himself envied
Mark Twain
Most people would rather get than give affection
Most people would rather give than get affection.
One must not be mean with the affections; what is spent of the fund is renewed in the spending itself.
Sigmund Freud
One of the best temporary cures for pride and affection is seasickness; a man who wants to vomit never puts on airs.
Josh Billings
Self-interest is the enemy of all true affection.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Talk not of wasted affection; affection never was wasted.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
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